After-hours buzz: BlackBerry, Adobe, JPMorgan & more

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Jan. 14, 2015.
Richard Drew | AP Photo
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Jan. 14, 2015.

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

BlackBerry - Shares fell as much as 13 percent in after-hours trading after the Canadian smartphone company batted away a Reuters report that Samsung had approached it about a potential takeover. The stock had risen nearly 30 percent during the regular session.

Adobe Systems - The software firm said it plans to buy back as much as $2 billion in stock by the end of fiscal 2017. Shares rose about 1 percent after the announcement.

Hill-Rom - The medical equipment manufacturer forecast first-quarter revenue of $465 million, better than the current market expectation of $453 million. The stock rose less than 1 percent in after-hours trading.

JPMorgan - The stock shed some 2 percent in extended trading, having earlier posted disappointing earnings and revenue. The company is now pressuring managers to implement costs-cutting measures, Reuters reported, citing unnamed sources.

Regency Centers - Shares of the real estate investment trust fell more than 2 percent after it posted preliminary fourth-quarter results. The company also raised its dividend and says it will offer 2.5 million shares of common stock.

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