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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell on Wednesday:
Shares of HP Inc. dropped 4.5 percent in extended trading despite the company's third-quarter earnings and revenue beat.
The technology company reported third-quarter earnings of 48 cents per share ex-items on revenue of $11.89 billion. Analysts expected earnings of 44 cents a share on revenue of $11.46 billion, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
Looking beyond the financials, Patrick Moorhead, president and principal analyst of Moor Insights & Strategy said that he believes HP "is currently in the driver's seat for industrial-grade 3D printing." Moorhead said that the successes HP has seen so far with beta customers like Rolls Royce and Jabil could eventually translate into commercial success.
Shares of Guess spiked 15 percent after hours following the company's second-quarter earnings beat and updated full year guidance.
Guess reported second-quarter earnings of 14 cents per share ex-items on revenue of $545 million. Analysts expected earnings of 7 cents per share on revenue of $551 million, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
The company reported a 2 percent decrease in retail comparable-sales, compared to analyst estimates of a 4.3 percent decline.
Guess also raised its full-year guidance for EPS to a range of 79 cents to 92 cents. Prior guidance was between 48 cents and 68 cents per share.
Shares of Tilly's jumped more than 10 percent in extended trading after the company reported second-quarter earnings and revenue that beat estimates.
The company reported second-quarter earnings of 5 cents per share on revenue of $136.4 million. Analysts expected a loss of 3 cents per share on revenues of $132.7 million, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
The West Coast inspired apparel company also reported a 0.9 percent increase in comparable-store sales for the second-quarter 2016 compared to the prior-year period, driven primarily by decreased inventory for the quarter.
Comparable-store sales for the first half of 2016 compared to the first half of 2015 decreased 1.4 percent.
Shares of Workday popped as much as 3 percent in extended trading after the company reported wider than expected second-quarter loss paired with a revenue beat.
The on-demand software vendor reported a second-quarter loss of 4 cents per share on revenues of $378 million, compared to analysts' expectations of a 2 cent loss per share on revenues of $373 million.
Shares of PHV popped as much as 1.5 percent after hours following the company's second-quarter earnings beat and a slight revenue miss.
PVH reported second-quarter earnings of $1.47 per share ex-items on revenue of $1.93 billion. Analyst expected earnings of $1.29 per share on revenue of $1.94 billion, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.