These were some of the biggest movers and shakers in premarket Thursday trading: Stock gainers: American Depository Receipts of Swiss Banks Credit Suisse Group AG
CS, +3.01% rose 1.9% in morning trading Thursday, but added to earlier gains of 7.4%, as it plans to borrow 50 billion francs ($54 billion) from the Swiss central bank and buy back debt. . The parent company of Snapchat Snap Inc.’s The stock SNAP, +5.46% rose more than 4.3% after the Wall Street Journal reported that the Biden administration has sought to sell TikTok’s US arm to Chinese tech firm ByteDance or face a possible ban in the US. Meta Platforms Inc.’s
META, +1.43% stock also rose 1.0% on the news. Parent of DSW shoe store Designer Brands Inc Stock DBI, +14.61% rose 13.6%, reversing losses seen in premarket trading, after the company reported a surprise fiscal fourth-quarter profit, even as revenue fell short of expectations.
Lands & Inc. Shares LE, the casual clothing and accessories company, rose +15.63% to 11.4% after turning to a surprise fourth-quarter loss, as promotional activity pressured margins, but reported revenue that topped expectations and an upbeat outlook. was provided. Shares in a software company Adobe Inc.
ADBE, +5.69% advanced 4.4% after reporting fiscal first-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street estimates and boosted its full-year outlook.
Shares edged up 1.6% and raised the price target to $93 from $80 after Mizuho upgraded Jack Dorsey’s technology group to buy from neutral.
of First Republic Bank Stock FRC, -13.93% tumbled 27.5% in Thursday morning trading. The stock sank 21% on Wednesday after two rating firms downgraded its credit rating to junk. Late Wednesday, a Bloomberg report said the troubled bank is exploring its strategic options, including a possible sale. Shares of other regional banks that have taken a hit include PacWest Bancorp’s
which fell 14.7% on Thursday, and Western Alliance Bancorpwhich was reduced by 5.6%.
Virgin Orbit Holdings Inc According to CNBC, VORB stock plunged 40% today after announcing it would effectively cease operations. The space-launch developer said it is pausing operations for a week and furloughing most staff as it searches for funding.
LivePerson Inc. Shares LPSN, -50.97% dived 49.4% after the provider of natural-language chat services using conversational artificial intelligence reported a surprise fourth-quarter loss, and said Medicare was notified it was suspending reimbursement for the services pending further review.
Proterra Inc Stock PTRA, -51.59% fell 44.2% The electric vehicle technology maker said it did not have enough liquidity at the end of the fiscal first quarter.
Esperion Therapeutics Inc. ESPR, -51.13% fell 49.9% after Daiichi Sankyo Europe DSNKY, +3.63% announced a rift. The company said it “will be entitled to receive $300 million in partner milestone payments for two of its cholesterol-lowering drugs”, according to a report filed with the SEC claims. American Depository Receipts of China Baidu
BIDU, +2.75% fell nearly 6% premarket, disappointing investors with its response to chat GPT.