Take a look at the businesses making headlines earlier than the bell:
BioNTech (BNTX) – The drug maker’s shares jumped 5.9% within the premarket after reporting considerably better-than-expected income and revenue for the fourth quarter. BioNTech additionally reiterated its prior vaccine income steering for 2022.
Five Below (FIVE) – The low cost retailer’s inventory slid 3.4% in premarket buying and selling following a combined quarterly report. 5 Beneath beat estimates by a penny with quarterly earnings of $2.49 per share, however each income and comparable gross sales got here in beneath analyst forecasts.
RH (RH) – RH fell 2.8% in premarket buying and selling after the high-end furnishings retailer reported lower-than-expected income for its newest quarter, though its revenue got here in barely above Wall Road forecasts. RH additionally introduced a 3-for-1 inventory break up.
Lululemon (LULU) – Lululemon rallied 7.4% in premarket motion regardless of a quarterly income miss. The athletic attire firm reported an adjusted quarterly revenue of $3.37 per share, 9 cents above estimates, and issued upbeat steering for 2022. Lululemon additionally introduced a $1 billion share buyback program.
Micron Technology (MU) – Micron reported an adjusted quarterly revenue of $2.14 per share, 17 cents above estimates. The pc chip maker additionally reported better-than-expected income as knowledge heart and smartphone chip gross sales confirmed sturdy progress. Micron issued an upbeat income forecast for the present quarter, and the inventory jumped 4.1% within the premarket.
Chewy (CHWY) – Chewy inventory was slammed by 13.5% in premarket buying and selling after high and backside line misses for its newest quarter. The pet merchandise vendor misplaced 15 cents per share, wider than the 8-cent loss that analysts had been anticipating, as labor prices rose and revenue margins shrunk.
Norfolk Southern (NSC) – Norfolk Southern rose 2.1% in premarket buying and selling after the railroad operator introduced a brand new $10 billion share buyback program.
WeWork (WE) – WeWork Chief Government Officer Sandeep Mathrani has added the extra function of chairman on the office-sharing firm. He fills the void created when former Chairman Marcelo Claure left earlier this 12 months. WeWork added 3% within the premarket.
Pearson (PSO) – The academic writer’s inventory slumped 7.1% within the premarket after non-public fairness agency Apollo stated it was unable to achieve an settlement with Pearson on a potential takeover bid, and doesn’t intend to make a suggestion.
Wayfair (W) – The furnishings and residential decor retailer’s shares took a 4.5% hit in premarket buying and selling after Loop Capital downgraded the inventory to “promote” from “maintain,” predicting a adverse influence from Fed tightening and the top of Covid-related stimulus.