Brian Walker, CEO, Herman Miller
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Find out which companies are making headlines after Wednesday hours:
Herman Miller – Shares of the office furniture maker jumped more than 14% on better-than-expected results for the previous quarter. Herman Miller reported adjusted earnings per share of $ 1.24. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected earnings of just 26 cents a share. Revenue was also higher than expected at $ 626.8 million. The company also reinstated its quarterly dividend.
iRobot – Roomba maker stock has climbed more than 3% after the company announced the resignation of chief research and development officer Tim Saeger. In an 8-K filing, iRobot said Sager will remain employed by the company until his successor is hired.
Moderna – Moderna gained nearly 3% after the company announced a collaboration with Vertex Pharmaceuticals to treat cystic fibrosis using gene editing. Vertex Pharmaceuticals edged up in after-hours trading.
First Solar – Shares of the solar panel maker slipped 2.7% after the company announced a secondary stock offering of 8.6 million shares. These shares will be sold by billionaire Lukas Walton. First Solar will not receive any proceeds from the sale. Instead, “Walton intends to use the proceeds from the sale of the offering shares to provide funds for new impact investing across a variety of environmental and social causes,” First said. Solar.