McDonald's - Shares of the fast-food chain slid after its Japanese unit, which it owns a 50 percent stake in, said it plans to close 74 outlets in the country. It also cut its full-year forecast by more than half in the region.
Darden Restaurants - Shares fell after the company reported a 41 percent drop in quarterly profit. It also said it would sell or spin off its Red Lobster unit.
Winnebago Industries - Shares of the motor-home maker dropped after it reported quarterly revenue below estimates.
Caterpillar - Shares fell after the company said machine sales fell 12 percent in November.
KB Home - Shares of the home builder slid after it posted weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.
Boeing - The plane manufacturer declined after it lost a $4.5 billion fighter deal with Brazil to Swedish aerospace firm Saab.
Gogo - Shares rose after it entered into an in-flight wireless agreement with Aeromexico.
Amgen - Shares edged lower after it said its experimental cholesterol drug succeeded in a late-stage trial.
Accenture - The company's shares rallied after it posting better-than-expected first-quarter results as increased demand for outsourcing services helped offset weakness in its consulting business.
Essex Property Trust said it would buy BRE Properties for $4.3 billion to become the largest publicly traded REIT on the West Coast. Shares of both companies fell.
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—By CNBC's Rich Fisherman.
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