Stock futures fell Wednesday as a relentless surge in Treasury yields dragged equities lower. The
fell 1.4% on Tuesday to a four-month low.
These stocks were poised to make moves Wednesday:
(AAPL) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc with the analysts saying the stock has been trading at near all-time-high multiples and a historically large premium to the Nasdaq, and that they see soft growth from the iPhone maker’s Americas region. KeyBanc has no price target on
shares. The stock was down 1.4% to $169.96 in premarket trading.
(INTC) was up 2% in premarket trading after the chip maker said it plans to spin off its programmable solutions group in a public offering over the next two to three years. As a transition to the spinoff, Intel said PSG would operate as a stand-alone business on Jan. 1, 2024, and its financials would be reported as a separate business unit when Intel posts earnings for the first quarter of 2024.
(CALM) reported fiscal first-quarter earnings that missed analysts’ expectations and said sales slumped about 30% as average egg prices tumbled to $1.59 per dozen from $2.28 a year earlier. Shares of the egg producer fell 12% in premarket trading.
(ATEN) was falling 14% after the cloud security software company said it expected third-quarter revenue of $56.5 million to $58.5 million, down from $72.1 million a year earlier and below analysts’ estimates of $74.6 million. The company said it experienced “delays related to North American service provider customers pushing out capital expenditures.”
Earnings reports are expected Wednesday from
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