Market Update After Hours December 28

Market Summary

Dow Jones

12,938.11

-158.2

(-1.21%)
S&P 500

1,402.43

-15.67

(-1.10%)
Nasdaq

2,960.31

-25.6

(-0.86%)

Gainers

Companhia Energetica Minas Gerais (ADR) (NYSE:CIG.C) 11.25   +0.72 (6.84%) . The company announced that on December 20, 2012 its Board of Directors approved extraordinary dividends in the amount of BRL 1,600,000,000, corresponding to BRL 1.876492593 per share, to be paid in two installments.

iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (NYSEARCA:VXX) 35.46  +1.75 (5.19%)

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) 29.39  +1.09 (3.85%) Herblife Ltd. (HLF) is in the midst of a substantial rebound, as the aggressive short set against the company by Bill Ackman appears to falter. The rebound in the firm’s stocks has been sustained throughout the latter half of this week.

Enstar Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESGR) 107.07 +3.95 (3.83%) Earnings estimates for Enstar Group Limited (ESGR) have been trending higher following last month’s third-quarter report, which included a 9.4% positive earnings surprise. This provider of management consulting services posted three straight quarters of positive earnings surprises with an average beat of 45%.

Stratasys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSYS) 77.90 +2.71 (3.60%) Stratasys (SSYS) stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by Piper Jaffray. They currently have a $81.00 price target on the stock.

Losers

Accretive Health, Inc. (NYSE:AH) 11.00 -0.70 (-5.98%) The company, which provides billing and patient-management services, plunged in April after getting accused of violating debt-collection laws and has reported weak earnings since then.

Alon USA Partners LP (NYSE:ALDW) 22.85 -1.28 (-5.30%)

Konami Corp (ADR) (NYSE:KNM) 22.06 -1.21 (-5.20%)

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) 3.81 -0.19 (-4.75%) Nokia Corporation (ADR)(NYSE:NOK) Siemens Networks, the 50-50 joint venture between Nokia Corporation () and Siemens AG has won two successive orders, one from  China Mobile Ltd and the other from Telefonica S.A.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) 2.28 -0.11 (-4.60%) Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) plans to unveil its first power-efficient eight-core FX-8300 central processing unit on December 29, 2012.

After Hours Most Active

NYSE Ten Most Active Share Volume

Symbol Company Last Sale Share Volume
BAC Bank of America Corporation

$11.35

3,033,022

SRZ Sunrise Senior Living, Inc.

$14.40

1,255,080

T AT&T Inc.

$33.32

1,045,026

F Ford Motor Company

$12.81

812,237

CIG Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS

$10.80

638,182

DFT Dupont Fabros Technology, Inc.

$23.88

529,849

GE General Electric Company

$20.42

486,329

QIHU Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd.

$27.00

433,712

S Sprint Nextel Corporation

$5.55

361,803

UA Under Armour, Inc.

$47.29

344,400

NASDAQ Ten Most Active Share Volume

Symbol Company Last Sale Share Volume
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1

$63.51

1,743,728

AMAT Applied Materials, Inc.

$11.26

1,176,270

MSFT Microsoft Corporation

$26.53

531,190

AAXJ iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index Fund

$59.71

480,000

HAS Hasbro, Inc.

$35.34

406,655

INTC Intel Corporation

$20.19

394,925

ORCL Oracle Corporation

$32.86

390,620

SIRI Sirius XM Radio Inc.

$2.88

346,287

CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc.

$19.42

316,791

YHOO Yahoo! Inc.

$19.37

312,351

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Ed Liston is a senior contributing editor at TheStockMarketWatch.com. An active market watcher and investor, Ed guides an independent team of experienced analysts and writes for multiple stock trader publications. He is widely quoted in various financial publications on the Internet. When Ed is not writing about stocks, investing in stocks, talking about stocks, or otherwise doing something stock related, he likes to go sailing and fishing in his yacht.

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