Take a look at the businesses making headlines earlier than the bell:
Darden Eating places (DRI) – The dad or mum of Olive Backyard and different restaurant chains reported quarterly earnings of $1.93 per share, lacking the $2.10 consensus estimate, with income and comparable-store gross sales additionally under analyst forecasts. Darden mentioned the omicron variant considerably impacted visitor demand, staffing ranges and prices in January, however the setting subsequently improved. Darden fell 1.7% within the premarket.
KB Dwelling (KBH) – KB Dwelling missed estimates by 9 cents with quarterly earnings of $1.47 per share, and the house builder’s income additionally missed Wall Avenue forecasts. KB Dwelling mentioned it was coping with provide and labor points that hampered its capacity to finish residence building. KB Dwelling shares misplaced 3.6% in premarket buying and selling.
Spotify Expertise (SPOT) – Spotify shares jumped 3.7% within the premarket after it reached an settlement with Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google that lets subscribers join the service instantly by the Google Play retailer. Relationship companies operator Match Group (MTCH) – one other firm that has sparred with Google over app retailer charges – rallied 3.4% following the Spotify information.
Nikola (NKLA) – Nikola soared 15.1% in premarket motion after saying electrical truck manufacturing started at its Coolidge, Arizona, manufacturing unit final week, assembly a objective that had been articulated throughout its most up-to-date quarterly earnings report final month.
GameStop (GME) – GameStop stays on watch after the videogame retailer’s inventory surged 14.5% Wednesday, marking a seventh straight day of good points after Chairman Ryan Cohen purchased 100,000 extra shares and raised his stake to 11.9%. GameStop slid 5.2% in premarket buying and selling.
FactSet (FDS) – The monetary info supplier reported an adjusted quarterly revenue of $3.27 per share, in contrast with a consensus estimate of $2.98. Income additionally topped Wall Avenue predictions and FactSet issued an upbeat forecast.
Journey.com (TCOM) – Journey.com jumped 6.2% within the premarket after the China-based journey companies supplier reported an surprising revenue for its newest quarter and income that exceeded analyst forecasts.
H.B. Fuller (FUL) – The commercial adhesives and specialty chemical compounds maker rallied 5.7% within the premarket after reporting better-than-expected revenue and income for the quarter, and elevating its full-year forecast. Fuller mentioned it carried out value will increase to cope with greater uncooked supplies and logistics prices and is ready to take action once more, if essential.
Steelcase (SCS) – The workplace furnishings maker reported an surprising loss for its newest quarter, though income exceeded analyst estimates. Steelcase mentioned its outcomes have been impacted by provide chain disruptions and inflationary pressures. It additionally issued a weaker-than-expected forecast, and its shares fell 5.4% in premarket buying and selling.
Logitech (LOGI) – The maker of keyboards, mice and different pc peripherals added 3.5% within the premarket after Financial institution of America Securities started protection with a “buy” score. BofA mentioned the inventory is at a sexy entry level given Logitech’s progress prospects and sturdy report of execution.