After-hours buzz: Apple, Microsoft, VMWare & more

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

Apple - The tech behemoth handed in better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter earnings, but revenue trailed analysts' expectations.

The firm posted earnings of $1.28 per share on $37.43 billion in revenue, versus Wall Street expectations of $1.23 per share on $37.99 billion in revenue. Shares edged lower after the bell.

Microsoft - The software giant posted earnings, excluding items, of 58 cents per share on $23.38 in revenue, missing analysts' expectations for earnings of 60 cents per share, but beating revenue estimates of $23 billion in revenue.

VMWare - The software provider posted second-quarter earnings of 38 cents per share on $1.46 billion in revenue, sending the stock higher in extended-hours trading.

Broadcom - Shares rose after the semiconductor producer reported mixed quarterly earnings and revenue.

Electronic Arts - The videogame maker posted fiscal first-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations, sending shares higher in after-hours trading.

Juniper Networks - The stock dropped after the telecom equipment maker posted second-quarter earnings, excluding items, of 40 cents per share on $1.23 billion in revenue. Analysts had expected the firm to report earnings per share of 38 cents on $1.22 billion in revenue.

Xilinx - The firm posted weaker-than-expected fiscal first-quarter revenue. Xilinx forecast fiscal second-quarter revenue would come in flat to down 4 percent sequentially. Shares plunged after the announcement.

—By CNBC's Karma Allen

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