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After-hours buzz: Starbucks, SolarCity & more

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Lucas Jackson | Reuters
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday:

Shares of Starbucks dipped 3 percent in extended-hours trade after the coffee company delivered light fourth-quarter guidance. The company met expectations for both the top and bottom line. It also reported same-store sales that beat expectations. But results in its China/Asia Pacific unit fell short of expectations.

LinkedIn popped more than 10 percent after the company reported earnings that soared past analysts' expectations. The professional social network reported third-quarter earnings of 78 cents per share on $780 million in revenue. Sales rose 37 percent from the previous year. Analysts expected the company to post earnings of 46 cents per share on $756 million in revenue, according to a consensus estimate from Thomson Reuters.

SolarCity plunged 18 percent after it reported a loss much deeper than analysts had expected. But another solar panel-maker, First Solar popped 10 percent on its earnings and revenue beat.

The maker of Uggs, Deckers Outdoors, surged 14 percent after hours with earnings that beat Wall Street projections. Although the company gave weaker guidance for the current quarter, its outlook for the full year was strong and sent the stock up.

Shares of Expedia jumped 9 percent in extended trade after the online travel services company earned $283 million in the quarter, up 10 percent from a year earlier. On an adjusted basis, it earned $276 million, or $2.07 per share, compared to the average analyst estimate of $265 million, or $2.02 per share, according to Thomson Reuters. The company also said it expects its merger with Orbitz Worldwide to generate more savings and revenue than previously anticipated.

— CNBC's Katie Little, Jacob Pramuk and Reuters contributed to this report.