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Stocks to Watch: GMCR, V, WFM & More

Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Wednesday:

Green Mountain - The specialty coffee company posted earnings of 64 cents a share, in line with expectations, but reported revenue of $885 million that was well below Wall Street estimates of $972 million. In addition, the company handed in a disappointing quarterly guidance. Shares plunged in extended-hours trading.(Click here for after-hours quotes.)

The company also announced that it has reached a multi-year agreement with Eight O'Clock Coffee Company to make the firm's line of beverages in K-Cup and Vue packs for the Keurig machines. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Visa - The credit-card provider's quarterly results topped Wall Street's projections, reporting earnings of $1.60 a share on sales of $2.58 billion. Analysts expected the firm to report earnings of $1.51 a share on revenue of $2.48 billion. Shares climbed in extended-hours trading.(Click here for after-hours quotes.)

Dreamworks Animation - The animation studio posted quarterly results edged above expectations, reporting earnings of 11 cents a share on sales of $136 million. Analysts were expecting the firm to post earnings of 9 cents a share on revenue of $134 million.Still, shares were lower in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quotes.)

Prudential - The financial company missed earnings expectations, posting a profit of $1.56 a share, excluding one-time items, compared to Wall Street estimates for $1.71 a share. Shares slumped in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quotes)

Allstate - The insurance firm posted quarterly results that easily topped expectations, reporting earnings of $1.42 a share, excluding one-time items, on revenue of $8.36 billion. Wall Street expected the firm to hand in a profit of $1.12 a share on sales of $6.44 billion. (Click here for after-hours quotes)

WholeFoods - The upscale grocery chain beat expectations, posting a profit of 64 cents a share on revenue of $2.70 billion. Analysts were expecting the company to post earnings of 59 cents a share on sales of $2.67 billion.Shares rose in extended-hours trading.(Click here for after-hours quotes.)

Weight Watchers International - The weight loss and maintenance company posted earnings that were below expectations, due to marketing costs, and handed in a disappointing full-year guidance. Shares of the firm plunged in extended-hours trading (Click here for after-hours quotes)

Novartis - The pharmaceutical company announced it will acquire dermatology generics firm Fougera in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.52 billion. The transaction is expected to be completed in the second half of this year. (Click here for after-hours quotes)

Zillow - The real estate database website posted quarterly results that beat expectations and announced it will buy rental marketing software company RentJuice to expand its service in the rental market. Zillow said the deal is expected to close in the second quarter. Shares jumped in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quotes)

Spectrum Brands - Imperial Capital initiated coverage of the firm with an "outperform" rating. (Click here for after-hours quotes)

VSE Corporation - The diversified technical services company announced it will increase its quarterly dividend by 14 percent to $0.08 from $0.07. (Click here for after-hours quotes.)

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