After-hours buzz: Alcoa, Container Store, Bob Evans & more

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

Alcoa - The aluminum maker kicked off U.S. corporate earnings season with a beat on the top and bottom lines, sending shares higher in extended-hours trading. The company reported second-quarter earnings, excluding items, of 18 cents per share on $5.84 billion in revenue.

Analysts had expected the company to report earnings excluding items of 12 cents a share on nearly $5.66 billion in revenue, according to a consensus estimate from Thomson Reuters.

Bob Evans - The food retailer handed in fiscal fourth-quarter earnings, excluding items, of 48 cents per share on $326 million in revenue. Analysts were looking for earnings of 41 cents per share on $333 million in revenue. Shares fell in after-hours trading.

The Container Store - Shares plunged after the storage and organization products maker reported earnings results that trailed analyst expectations.

The company reported fiscal first-quarter loss of 7 cents per share, excluding items, on $173 million in revenue, versus analyst expectations of a loss of 6 cents per share on $174 million in revenue.

Healthcare Services - The health care provider reported second-quarter earnings of 20 cents per share on $319.3 million in revenue and raised its quarterly dividend. Shares were little changed after the bell.

Silicon Image - Shares of the connectivity solutions provider dropped as much as 13 percent in extended-hours trading after the firm forecast second-quarter revenue of between $59 million and $61 million. Analysts were looking for revenue in the range of $72 million and $74 million.

AeroVironment - The drone maker reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates. The company also raised its guidance for the current fiscal year. Shares climbed after hours.

—By CNBC's Karma Allen

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