The top after-market Nasdaq gainers Thursday were DragonWave Inc, Complete Genomics Inc, Incyte Corporation, Apollo Group Inc and DISH Network Corporation.
The top after-market Nasdaq losers were Xyratex Ltd, ImmunoGen, Infinera Corporation, James River Coal Company and Daktronics Inc.
DragonWave Inc (DRWI) shares climbed 13.79 percent to $3.96 in after-hours trading. The company announced Wednesday the financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2013, ending May 31, 2012.
The company reported a revenue of $13.0 million for the first quarter of thefiscal year 2013 versus $9.2 million in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2012 and $11.0 million in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2012.
Shares of Complete Genomics Inc (GNOM) rose 8.19 percent in the post-market session to close at $3.17. The company's shares surged 43.63 percent in the regular session. The Life Sciences Company announced that its Long Fragment Read (LFR) technology for whole genome sequencing dramatically improves accuracy, enables fully-phased genomes and significantly reduces the amount of DNA required for testing. Complete's LFR technology should accelerate the use of the whole genome sequencing by physicians to diagnose and treat their patients.
Incyte Corporation (INCY) shares advanced 5.37 percent to $25.70 in post-market trading. The biopharmaceutical company's shares dropped to 5.10 percent in regular trade, Wednesday. The company shares have a 52-week low of $11.26, a 52-week high of $26.30 and $3.12 billion in market capitalization.
Apollo Group Inc (APOL) shares gained 4.55 percent and reached $33.92 in after-hours trading. The company announced Wednesday that the Alabama Department of Education has adopted Carnegie Learning Cognitive Tutor® Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II software developed by the Carnegie Learning, the wholly owned subsidiary of the Apollo Group, as the preferred supplemental instructional material for students from Grades 9-12 through June 2018.
DISH Network Corporation (DISH) shares surged 3.54 percent to $27.75 in after-hours trading Wednesday.
Xyratex Ltd (XRTX) slumped 3.51 percent to $11.00 in the post-market session Wednesday. The company has a 52-week low of $7.58, a 52-week high of $17.96 and $319.87 million in market capitalization.
ImmunoGen Inc (IMGN) shares plunged 3.23 percent to $16.80 in the post-market session. The company announced Wednesday that it intends to offer for sale its common stock in an underwritten public offering.
Infinera Corporation (INFN) shares lost 2.69 percent in after-hours trading to reach $6.50. The company shares have a 52-week low of $6.00, a 52-week high of $8.97 and 732.92 million in market capitalization.
James River Coal Company (JRCC) shares dropped 3.02 percent to $2.25 in after-hours trading. Shares of the global provider of thermal processing systems surged 7.41 percent in the regular session.
Daktronics Inc (DAKT) shares declined 2.20 percent to $7.56 in after-hours trading. The company shares have a 52-week low of $6.32, a 52-week high of $11.94 and 324.79 million in market capitalization.