The top after-market Nasdaq gainers Tuesday were Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation, Renewable Energy Group Inc, Synacor Inc, Arena Pharmaceuticals and Transcept Pharmaceuticals Inc.
The top after-market Nasdaq losers were Horizon Pharma Inc, KIT digital Inc, Myriad Genetics Inc, TICC Capital Corp and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (VTSS) shares climbed 15.00 percent to $2.99 in after-hours trading Tuesday. The company shares have a 52-week low of $10.91, a 52-week high of 4.13 and 67.09 million in market capitalization.
The shares of Renewable Energy Group Inc (REGI) rose 7.45 percent in post-market to close at $5.05. The company posted the second quarter net income of $11.3 million or 39 cents per share versus a loss of $10.3 million or 78 cents per share in the same quarter a year ago.
Synacor Inc (SYNC) shares advanced 4.56 percent to $8.26 in post-market trading. The company shares dropped 12.12 percent in regular trading Tuesday.
Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc (ARNA) shares gained 3.39 percent and reached $8.54 in after-hours trading. The company shares jumped over speculations about a rumored takeover.
Transcept Pharmaceuticals Inc (TSPT) shares surged 3.11 percent to $5.47 in after-hours trading. The company announced the financial results for the three and six months ending June 30, 2012. The company reported the second quarter net loss of $5.14 million or 30 cents per share, wider than $2.25 million or 17 cents per share in the same quarter last year. The shares lost 9.78 percent in regular trading Tuesday.
Horizon Pharma, Inc (HZNP) shares slumped 5.53 percent to $4.27 in the post-market trading Tuesday. The company shares have a 52-week low of $3.05, a 52-week high of 5.53 and 67.09 million in market capitalization.
KIT digital Inc (SNTS) shares plunged 4.67 percent to $2.86 in post-market trading. The company reported a loss of $1.99 per share in the second quarter. The company's revenue was up 13.6 percent on a year-over-year basis.
Myriad Genetics Inc (MYGN) shares lost 3.81 percent in after-hours trading to reach $24.50. The company reported the fourth quarter net income of $0.34 per share after close Tuesday, compared to $0.30 per share last year.
TICC Capital Corp (TICC) shares dropped 2.32 percent to $9.68 in after-hours trading. The company announced that it had commenced a public offering of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock. In connection with the offering, the company will grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 300,000 additional shares of common stock.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc (LXRX) shares dropped 1.89 percent to $2.08 in after-market trading. The company shares have a 52-week low of $0.81, a 52-week high of 3.28 and 1.05 billion in market capitalization.