Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Applied Materials - The maker of semiconductor equipment declined in after-hours trading after its first-quarter guidance came in on the weak side.
Baker Hughes - The provider of services to oil producers gained in after-hours trade after Dow Jones reported Halliburton was in talks to acquire Baker Hughes. Competitor Weatherford International also gained in after-hours trading.
Nordstrom - The apparel retailer reported earnings per share of 73 cents on $3.14 billion in revenue, topping an expected EPS of 71 cents on $3.10 billion in sales. The company also cut its full-year outlook. Its shares rose in after-hours trading.