Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Sears Holdings stock rose more than 16 percent in after-hours trading after the company released its quarterly earnings report. The company posted its smallest decline in same-store sales, 3.9 percent, in over 3 years. In the prior quarter, same-store sales declined 11.9 percent. Sears posted a loss of $4.68 per share, along with $3.18 billion in revenue. Shares closed down 9 percent after the company, which was scheduled to announce earnings numbers before the bell on Thursday, delayed the release of its report. Adobe shares fell as much as 1.7 percent in after-hours trading after the company released its third-quarter earnings report.