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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Google - The search-engine giant posted earnings of $10.74 a share, excluding one-time items, on sales of $14.89 billion, topping expectations for $10.34 a share on revenue of $14.79 billion. Shares rallied in extended-hours trading.
Chipotle - The fast-casual restaurant chain posted earnings of $2.66 a share, missing expectations for $2.87 a share, while revenue topped estimates at $827 million versus $820 million. Meanwhile, the company said it sees 2013 same-store sales growing in the mid single-digit rate and expects 2014 same-store sales increasing in the low single-digit rate. Shares edged higher in extended-hours trading.
Capital One - The credit-card provider posted earnings of $1.86 a share on revenue of $5.65 billion, exceeding Wall Street estimates for $1.80 a share on sales of $5.58 billion. Shares rose in extended-hours trading.
Las Vegas Sands - The casino operator reported earnings of 82 cents a share, excluding one-time items, on sales of $3.57 billion, topping Wall Street projections for 76 cents a share on revenue of $3.47 billion. In addition, the company lifted its quarterly dividend to 50 cents a share from 35 cents. Shares rose in extended-hours trading.
AMD - The chipmaker reported earnings of 4 cents a share on revenue of $1.46 billion, edging past expectations for 2 cents a share on sales of $1.42 billion. The company said it sees current-quarter revenues growing 5 percent, plus or minus 3 percent, versus the September quarter. Shares dropped in extended-hours trading.
Intuitive Surgical - The medical devices maker posted earnings of $3.99 a share on sales of $499 million, against estimates for $3.40 a share on revenue of $526 million. The company sold 101 da Vinci surgical units in the quarter at a cost, down from 155 in the year-ago quarter and 143 during the second quarter. In addition, the company said it expects 2013 revenue growth at the lower half of flat to up 7 percent. Shares slumped in extended-hours trading.
CF Industries - The distributor of agricultural fertilizer boosted its quarterly dividend to $1 a share from 40 cents a share. Shares ticked higher in extended-hours trading.
T-Mobile US - Goldman Sachs added the telecom company to its "conviction buy" list and lifted its price target to $32 a share from $31. Shares were unchanged in extended-hours trading.
A. Schulman - The plastics supplier increased its quarterly dividend to 20 cents a share from 19.5 cents a share. Shares were flat in extended-hours trading.