Snap, American Express, Verizon, Seagate and extra


Signage for Snap Inc., mother or father firm of Snapchat, adorns the entrance of the New York Stock Exchange, March 2, 2017 in New York City.

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Check out the businesses making headlines in noon buying and selling.

American Express — Shares of the bank card firm climbed 2.9% as development in journey and leisure spending helped American Express beat Wall Street estimates. The firm reported $2.57 in earnings per share on $13.40 billion of income within the second quarter. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv had penciled in $2.41 per share on $12.50 billion of income.

Snap — Snap plunged 39.1% after the corporate reported disappointing ends in the second quarter. The Snapchat mother or father firm, which additionally mentioned it plans to gradual hiring, cited Apple iOS modifications and slowing demand for its internet marketing platform among the many causes for the miss on the highest and backside strains. Snap received hit by a wave of Wall Street downgrades on the again of the outcomes.

Tech shares — The shares of tech corporations which can be reliant on internet marketing slipped on the again of dismal outcomes from Snap. Shares of Meta Platforms, Alphabet and Pinterest fell 7.6%, 5.6% and 13.5%, respectively, on fears slowing on-line advert gross sales may additionally hit these names.

Twitter — The social media inventory inched almost 1% greater even after the corporate posted disappointing ends in the latest quarter. Twitter cited broader promoting market headwinds and uncertainty associated to Elon Musk’s takeover deal among the many causes for a fall in income.

Verizon — Verizon shares dropped 6.7% after the corporate minimize its full-year forecast and mentioned it added 12,000 internet retail cellphone subscribers, far under the 144,000 estimated by StreetAccount. Adjusted quarterly earnings fell wanting estimates, in keeping with Refinitiv.

Mattel — Shares of the toymaker fell greater than 7% regardless of the corporate reporting a beat on the highest and backside strains for its most up-to-date quarter. American Girl gross sales slid virtually 20%, Mattel mentioned.

Paramount Global — Shares of Paramount shed 2.9% after MoffettNathanson downgraded the corporate to underperform and slashed its value goal for the inventory. The agency mentioned its decrease ranking was because of the potential for an upcoming recession, which might gradual advertiser spend and put extra stress on the corporate.

Capital One Financial — Capital One shares dipped 4.7% after the monetary providers firm missed earnings and income estimates within the latest quarter. The firm reported earnings per share of $4.96 on $8.23 billion in income.

Seagate — The expertise inventory dove 8.1% after lacking estimates on the highest and backside strains within the latest quarter. Seagate reported earnings per share of $1.59 on $2.63 billion in income.

Intuitive Surgical — The medical gadgets firm’s inventory shed 5.7% after lacking estimates on earnings and income within the latest quarter. Earnings per share got here in 5 cents under estimates, in keeping with Refinitiv.

Schlumberger — The oilfield providers inventory added 4.3% on the again of quarterly outcomes that beat expectations on the highest and backside strains. Schlumberger additionally raised its outlook for the total 12 months.

HCA Healthcare — Shares of the hospital operator soared about 11.4% after posting adjusted earnings of $4.21 per share on revenues of $14.82 billion. Analysts anticipated earnings of $3.70 per share on $14.72 billion in income.

— CNBC’s Tanaya Macheel, Carmen Reinicke and Jesse Pound contributed reporting


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