After-hours buzz: ULTA, BOJA, ZUMZ & more

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday:

Ulta Salon Cosmetics and Fragrance’s shares soared more than 10 percent after the bell after the beauty retailer reported earnings that beat analyst estimates and announced a $200 million accelerated share-repurchase plan.

Shares of Bojangles also popped in extended trading after posting better-than-expected earnings for its 2015 fiscal fourth quarter. The fast food company reported that total revenues increased 9.6 percent to $128.8 million from $117.4 million in the year-ago period.

“We expect to continue delivering on our stated goals through targeted plans for fiscal 2016 that build upon our solid fiscal 2015 performance. We intend to grow the Bojangles’ system by approximately 8 percent in net unit count this year through development in adjacent areas within the Southeast and infilling in our core North and South Carolina markets,” said Bojangles CEO Clifton Rutledge, in a statement.

Shares of Immune Design, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company, ticked lower in extended trading despite reporting better-than-expected earnings results on Thursday. The Seattle-based company also announced that new positive data supported the continued development of Immune Design’s immuno-oncology product candidates.

Zumiez shares sunk after the bell on Thursday. The specialty clothing store reported that total net sales for fiscal 2015 decreased 0.9 percent to $804.2 million from $811.6 million in fiscal 2014. “The retail environment in North America over the past several months remained challenging. While we are pleased that our fourth-quarter operating results came in ahead of our initial expectations, we are disappointed with our recent performance, particularly the decline in comparable-store sales,” said CEO Rick Brooks, in a statement.

Finisar saw shares rise in extended trading after reporting earnings that beat analyst estimates. Though the telecom firm posted better-than-expected gross margins due to favorable product mix, Finisar reported lower-than-expected operating and other expenses, according to Jerry Rawls, Finisar’s CEO.

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