After-hours buzz: Amgen, AAP, LL & more

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

Shares of Amgen got a small boost after the company announced a 27 percent increase in its 2016 first-quarter dividend. The $1 per share dividend will be paid on March 8, 2016.

Advance Auto Parts was higher following a report that the company is eyeing a sale after being approached by a possible buyer. StreetInsider reported that shareholders could expect about $200 a share if the sale goes through, citing a source familiar with the matter.

Heartland Payment soared on news it had entered a definitive agreement to be acquired by Global Payments. The combined company will provide payments solutions to nearly 2.5 million merchants globally. Global Payments drifted lower.
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