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Stocks to Watch: ULTA, MFRM, SWHC & More

Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

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

Ulta Salon - The beauty-products retailer reported earnings of 54 cents a share on revenue of $482 million, beating expectations for 51 cents a share on sales of $474 million. In addition, the company handed in current-quarter outlook and full-year 2012 earnings guidance that were in the upper-end of the expected ranges, sending shares higher in after-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

Mattress Firm - The mattress-store chain posted earnings of 42 cents a share, easily topping expectations for 28 cents a share. But revenue was slightly below estimates. Meanwhile, the company gave a current-quarter earnings outlook that disappointed, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

Smith & Wesson - The firearms manufacturer posted earnings of 28 cents a share on revenue of $136 million, compared to expectations for 18 cents a share on sales of $139 million. Meanwhile, the company handed in current-quarter guidance that beat projections. Shares shot higher after being briefly halted in after-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

Cooper Companies - The medical-device maker posted earnings of $1.45 a share on revenue of $378 million, compared to expectations for $1.29 a share on sales of $368 million. But shares jumped in extended-hours trading after the company raised its full-year 2012 earnings and sales outlook. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

Audience - The provider of intelligent voice and audio solutions said Apple won't include the company's processor intellectual property (processor IP) in the next generation of its iPhones. In addition, the company updated its third-quarter earnings guidance that were below expectations, sending shares sharply lower in extended-hours trading. (Click here for after-hours quote.)

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

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