Amazon.com–The online retail giant has introduced a service called Local Register, which allows merchants to accept payments from mobile devices. Amazon is hoping to compete with services like PayPal and Square with an introductory rate for merchants that's lower than competitors are charging.
WellPoint–The health benefits provider will change its corporate name to Anthem, pending a November shareholder vote.
King Digital—The maker of the "Candy Crush Saga" online game reported quarterly profit of 59 cents per share, excluding certain items, matching estimates. However, the company's revenue was well short of estimates, and it cut its full-year outlook. King also announced a $150 million special dividend, amounting to just under 47 cents per share.
JDS Uniphase–JDS beat estimates by a penny with fiscal fourth quarter profit of 14 cents per share, excluding certain items, while revenue was ahead of forecasts as well. However, the maker of networking equipment also gave a current quarter forecast for revenue and profit that fell below Street forecasts, due to order delays.
Tyson Foods, Hillshire Brands– Both companies have been asked by the Justice Department for additional information regarding Tyson's planned $7.7 billion purchase of Hillshire, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages. The companies say the request involves a "very small portion" of the planned combination.
La Quinta Holdings–The hotel chain raised its full-year outlook, as it is giving a more optimistic forecast for its 2014 increase in revenue per available room, a key metric for the hotel industry. La Quinta went public in April as Blackstone Group (BX) sold a minority stake.
Fossil (FOSL) – Fossil saw its second quarter earnings and revenue come in above Street estimates, and its flat same-store sales performance was better than the drop analysts were expecting. The watch and jewelry designer also raised its full-year forecast.
—By CNBC's Peter Schacknow
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