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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
EBay - The online auctioneer posted second-quarter earnings, excluding items, of 69 cents per share on $4.37 billion in revenue, versus estimates of 68 cents per share on $4.38 billion in sales. Shares rose in after-hours trading.
Yum! Brands - The operator of fast-food franchises Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, among others, tallied second-quarter earnings per share of 73 cents on $3.20 billion in revenue. Analysts had expected EPS of 74 cents on $3.26 billion in sales.
SanDisk - The memory chipmaker reported second-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates, but shares plunged after the bell.
Las Vegas Sands - The casino operator handed in second-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations, sending shares lower in after-hours trading.
Select Comfort - The stock rallied after the furniture maker submitted second-quarter earnings and revenue that topped analyst expectations.
United Rentals - The equipment rental company reported earnings and revenue that exceeded Street estimates, sending shares higher in extended-hours trading.
Plexus - The electrical equipment manufacturer reported fiscal-third-quarter earnings that beat on the top and bottom line. The stock rose in after-hours trading.
—By CNBC's Karma Allen
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