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Check out the companies that hit the headlines on Wednesday after hours:
Herman Miller – The office furniture maker’s shares rose 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 expected earnings of just 26 cents per share. Revenue was also higher than expected at $ 626.8 million. The company also restored its quarterly dividend.
iRobot – Roomba maker's shares rose more than 3% after the company announced the resignation of Chief R&D Officer Tim Saeger. In an 8K filing, iRobot said Sager will remain with the company until his successor is hired.
Moderna – Moderna rose nearly 3% after announcing a collaboration with Vertex Pharmaceuticals to treat cystic fibrosis using gene editing. Vertex Pharmaceuticals rose slightly in after-hours trading.
First Solar – The solar module maker's shares were down 2.7% after the company announced a secondary offering of 8.6 million shares. These shares are sold by billionaire Lukas Walton. First Solar does not receive any proceeds from the sale. Instead, "Walton intends to use the proceeds from the sale of portions of the offering to fund new impact investments for a variety of environmental and social reasons," said First Solar.