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After-hours buzz: First Solar, Boston Beer & more

Source: Dreamworks

Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

First Solar - The maker of solar modules posted fourth-quarter earnings per share of 89 cents, excluding items, on $768 million in sales. Analysts surveyed by Reuters had estimated EPS of 99 cents on $965 million in revenue. Shares fell 12 percent in extended-hours trading.

Boston Beer - The beverage company tallied fourth-quarter earnings per share of $1.33 on $220.6 million in revenue, versus estimates of EPS of $1.51 on $193 million in revenue. Its shares were off 1.4 percent in after-hours trading.

DreamWorks Animation SKG - The film producer reported fourth-quarter earnings per share of 33 cents, excluding items, on $204.3 million in revenue, versus estimates calling for EPS of 32 cents on $223 million in sales. Its shares lost 7.7 percent in extended-hours trading.

Chicago Bridge & Iron - The engineering and construction services company reported fourth-quarter adjusted earnings per share of $1.91 on $3 billion in revenue, versus estimates of EPS of $1.16 on revenue of $3.073 billion. Shares rose 3.1 percent in after-hours trading.

Newfield Exploration - The energy company tallied fourth-quarter earnings per share of 48 cents, excluding items, on $498 million in revenue, against estimates of EPS of 47 cents on $584 million in revenue. Shares fell 2.6 percent in after-hours trading.

Avago Technologies - The supplier of analog semiconductor devices posted first-quarter adjusted earnings per share of 84 cents on $709 million in revenue, versus estimates of EPS of 78 cents on $705 million in revenue. But the chipmaker's shares fell 0.9 percent after-hours following its forecast of a second-quarter sales drop of 3 percent to 6 percent on lost revenue from a smartphone maker.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals - The specialty biopharmaceutical company posted fourth-quarter earnings per share of $1.72, excluding items, on $235.8 million in revenue, versus estimates of EPS of $1.78 on sales of $238 million. The company also said CFO Kathryn Falberg would step down March 1. Shares fell 6.3 percent in after-hours trading.

—By CNBC's Kate Gibson

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