Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) inched up 0.05% or 30 cents to $626.50 in the aftermarket and gained 4.15% on the three months as the e-commerce and diverse advertising company is making more films and games exclusive to its Prime members.
Separately, Amazon is planning to acquire a fifth-equity of Chinese fading electronics retailer Gome Electrical Appliances Holding Ltd (493:HK) for $500 million later this year.
Biogen Inc (BIIB) shares gained gained 0.76% or $2.15 to $284.85 on the Nasdaq this afternoon, two days after the drug developer reported a 25% rise in first-quarter earnings to $4.79 per diluted share. The pharmacy said revenue rose 7% from a year ago to $2.7 billion as margins declined by 8.3% to weigh on pharmacy care services.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) is trading mostly down 0.38% or 23 cents to $60.21 as the financial services company saw strong revenues in all of its business segments.