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Check out these companies making headlines after the bell on Tuesday:
Apple shares popped 6.75 percent in extended trading following the company's quarterly earnings release. The technology giant reported earnings of $1.42 per share on revenue of $42.4 billion, above the $1.38 per share on sales of $42.09 billion expected by analysts, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
Apple shipped 40.4 million iPhones,10 million iPads and 4.3 million Macs in the third fiscal quarter, compared to Street Account estimates of 40.02 million, 9.14 million and 4.39 million, respectively.
Apple's third quarter marks the first time in 10 quarters that the company has seen revenue growth in iPad sales. Apple gave strong guidance for its fourth quarter with revenue expectations ranging from $45.5 billion to $47.5 billion. Street Account consensus estimates predicted $45.94 billion.
Twitter shares last fell 11.65 percent after hours following the company's second-quarter earnings release paired with an extremely weak third quarter guidance. The online social networking service reported earnings of 13 cents per share on revenue of $602 million, compared to analysts' estimates of 10 cents per share on revenue of $607 million. Twitter ended the third quarter with 313 million monthly active users, adding 1 million more monthly active users than analysts' expectations. The company's guidance for the third quarter came in weaker than analysts' projections. Twitter expects third-quarter revenue in the range of $590 to $610 million, below analysts' estimates of $678 million.
Panera Bread shares were last up 4.04 percent after hours following the company's revenue and earnings per share beat for its second quarter. The bakery-cafe restaurant chain reported adjusted earnings of $1.78 per share on revenue of $699 million, beating analysts' estimates of $1.74 per share on revenue of $696 million. CEO Ron Shaich said, "Panera is becoming a better competitive alternative with expanded runways for growth. At a time when other restaurant companies are feeling the impact of a slowing consumer environment, we are maintaining our momentum. "
Last quarter, Panera Bread raised its EPS guidance for the first time in three years. In the second quarter, the company raised its mid-point fiscal year 2016 EPS guidance again, with a target range of $6.60 to $6.70 per share for the year.
Buffalo Wild Wings popped 4.08 percent in extended trading following the company's second-quarter earnings release. The restaurant chain reported earnings of $1.27 per share on revenue of $490 million, compared to analysts' expectations of earnings of $1.25 per share on revenue of $498 million. Total revenue increased 15 percent in the second quarter year over year. But same store sales decreased 2.1 percent for company owned restaurants and 2.6 percent for franchise restaurants.
-CNBC's Anita Balakrishnan and Christine Wang contributed to this report.
Correction: This article has been updated to reflect the consensus estimate for Twitter's third-quarter revenue.