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Stocks to Watch: AAPL, URBN, DWA & More

Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 4:46 PM ET

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

Facebook - Venture capitalist and hedge fund manager Peter Thiel sold the majority of his remaining Facebook shares, according to an SEC filing. Thiel sold 22 million Facebook shares and will retain 5.6 million shares.

Sale of Thiel's Facebook shares was planned prior to the social-media giant's IPO date, according to the filing. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

Manchester United - Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros took a 7.85 percent passive stake in the English professional football club, according to an SEC filing. ManU debuted on the NYSE less than two weeks ago and has dipped more than 7 percent so far. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

Apple - The iPhone maker continued to inch higher in extended-hours trading after rallying in the regular session to log its best close at $665.15 a share. The company has now become the biggest stock ever, surpassing Microsoft's peak market cap of $618.9 billion back in December 1999. (Click here for after-hours quotes.)

Urban Outfitters - The apparel retailer posted earnings of 42 cents a share on revenue of $676 million, easily topping expectations for 33 cents a share on sales of $672 million. Shares surged in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

DreamWorks Animation - The animation studio entered into a new five-year distribution agreementwith Twentieth Century Fox , sending shares sharply higher in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quotes.)

Corning - Stifel Nicolaus resumed coverage of the glass manufacturer with a "buy" rating and price target of $15. Shares edged higher in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

Church & Dwight - The household-products manufacturer said it will acquire vitamins and supplements producer Avid Health for $650 million. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter. In addition, Church & Dwight raised its 2013 earnings guidance, sending shares higher in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

—By CNBC’s JeeYeon Park (Follow JeeYeon on Twitter: @JeeYeonParkCNBC)

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