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Shares that make the most important strikes after hours: Fb, Tesla, GameStop, and extra

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Check out the companies that are making headlines after the bell:

Facebook – The social media giant's shares fell more than 4% after close of trading on Wednesday after quarterly results. Earnings were $ 3.88 per share, according to Refintiv, 66 cents above estimates. Facebook had sales of $ 28.07 billion, up over the forecast $ 26.44 billion. The company said it benefited from a move towards online retail in 2020, but cautioned that these trends could weaken or reverse and "could act as a headwind to our ad revenue growth." Facebook also warned of the upcoming changes in Apple's iOS 14.

Tesla – The electric vehicle maker's shares fell 2% after Tesla missed earnings expectations for the fourth quarter. The company reported adjusted earnings per share of 80 cents, compared to what the Street expected to be $ 1.03 per share. However, sales exceeded expectations and came in at $ 10.74 billion versus the consensus estimate of $ 10.4 billion.

GameStop, AMC Entertainment – GameStop and AMC Entertainment stocks fell 5% and 15%, respectively, after extended rallies during the retail-fueled session of expanded trading. GameStop shares closed 134.8% and AMC Entertainment shares rose 301.2% on Wednesday.

Apple – The iPhone maker's shares fell around 0.8% in extended trading despite reports of blowout gains. Apple reported earnings per share of $ 1.68, beating estimates of $ 1.41 per share, according to Refinitiv. Revenue of $ 111.44 billion was above the forecast of $ 103.28 billion. This marks the first time Apple has posted sales of more than $ 100 billion in a single quarter.

Levi Strauss – The jeans maker’s shares rose more than 1.5% in expanded trading after hitting the income statement for quarterly results. Levi reported earnings of 20 cents per share on sales of $ 1.39 billion. According to Refinitiv, analysts forecast earnings of 15 cents per share on sales of 1.34 billion US dollars.

Las Vegas Sands – The casino operator's shares rose more than 1% after the close of business, according to the trading report. Las Vegas Sands posted a 37 cents per share loss, compared to the 32 cents per share expected loss on Wall Street, according to Refintiv. Sales also missed estimates.

– With reports from CNBC's Pippa Stevens.

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