The top after-market NYSE gainers Friday were Talbots, Brady Corp, MGM Resorts International, Banco Santander and Accretive Health. The top after-market NYSE losers were B&G Foods, United Microelectronics, WPX Energy, Pengrowth Energy and Strategic Hotels & Resorts.

Gainers

Talbots, Inc. (TLB) shares surged 2.28 percent to $2.69 in post-market trading. Talbots and Sycamore Partners Friday announced the execution of an amendment to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated May 30, 2012, by and among TLB Holdings LLC, TLB Merger Sub Inc. and the Company.

Brady Corp. (BRC) shares gained 1.85 percent to $26.58 in post-market trading. The company stock plunged nearly 2.5 percent in regular trading.

MGM Resorts International (MGM) shares gained 1.84 percent to $9.96 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $7.40, a 52-week high of $16.05 and $4.78 billion in market capitalization.

Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) shares advanced 1.76 percent to $5.20 in post-market trading. The Spanish bank stock slumped more than 8 percent in regular trading.

Accretive Health, Inc. (AH) shares advanced 1.69 percent to $11.35 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $7.75, a 52-week high of $32.82 and $1.11 billion in market capitalization.

Losers

B&G Foods Inc. (BGS) shares plunged 2.71 percent to $26.61 in post-market trading. The company stock gained more than 2 percent in regular trading after reporting second quarter earnings. Net income was $16.0 million or $0.33 per share, up from $12.6 million or $0.26 per share in the same period a year ago and also topped Reuters estimate of $0.31 per share.

United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) shares declined 1.71 percent to $2.12 in post-market trading. The company stock gained nearly 3 percent in regular trading.

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) shares fell 1.61 percent to $15.29 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $13.22, a 52-week high of $23.42 and $3.09 billion in market capitalization.

Pengrowth Energy Corp. (PGH) shares declined 1.60 percent to $6.14 in post-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $5.79, a 52-week high of $13.60 and $2.27 billion in market capitalization.

Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. (BEE) shares declined 1.52 percent to $6.11 in post-market trading.