Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Shares of Yum Brands jumped after beating earnings expectations as sales grew in China in the latest quarter. The parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell reported first-quarter earnings of 95 cents per share on $2.62 billion in revenue.
American Express shares popped after it posted higher-than-predicted earnings amid growing customer acquisition and spending. The credit card company posted earnings of $1.45 per share on $8.09 billion in revenue, higher than the $1.35 a share on about $8 billion in revenue predicted by a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.