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Friday's After-Hours Movers: Akorn, Rosetta Resources And More


Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKRX) gained more than 6 percent to $44.04 in the extended session Friday. The shares are off about 17 percent since posting quarterly results earlier this week.

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) picked up more than 4 percent to $15.73, after losing about 3 percent in the regular session.

Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ: LAYN) edged up 2 percent to $5.15, recouping some of the 6 percent decline recorded earlier in the day. The water management, construction and drilling company is trading near a 52-week low.

LDR Holding Corp (NASDAQ: LDRH) picked up about 1.8 percent to $36.85. The shares were off about 4 percent earlier.

Investment Technology Group (NYSE: ITG) dropped 12 percent in late trading to $24.54. Earlier Friday, the company said it will boost its buyback authorization and the shares closed up about 15 percent.

Rosetta Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: ROSE) traded down more than 4 percent after-hours to $16.33. A public offering of 12 million shares of the oil and gas company closed Friday.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) fell about 2.7 percent to $9.76. The company closed up Friday nearly 5 percent a day after appearing at an investors' conference in Boston.

PDC Energy Inc (NASDAQ: PDCE) was off more than 2 percent at $50.66. The company didn't issue any news.

Hill International Inc (NYSE: HIL) fell 6 percent at $3.31. Hill, which had gained slightly in the regular session, missed earnings expectations Thursday.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) declined by 3.5 percent to $77.80. although the poultry producer didn't issue any news.

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