Lucas Jackson | Reuters
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., March 22, 2017.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell:
Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill dropped more than 2 percent in after-hours trading after the restaurant chain said it may post slightly higher operating costs as a percentage of sales in the second quarter.
Children’s Place stock slipped nearly 1 percent after Reuters reported that the company announced an agreement with Gill Capital to open stores in Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines.
CenturyLink shares dipped more than 1 percent during after-hours following reports that the communications and data services provider engaged in an alleged fraudulent billing scam. According to a lawsuit filed by a former employee, Heidi Heiser, alleged that unauthorized fees by employees “who had a personal incentive to add services or lines to customer accounts” amounted to “many millions” of dollars.
Shares of Rice Energy climbed more than 1 percent during extended trading following a report that EQT has agreed to buy the natural gas and oil company for $6.7 billion. During normal trading hours, Rice Energy shares skyrocketed nearly 25 percent.