Check out the companies that make the headlines before the doorbell rings:
Affirm Holdings (AFRM) – Affirm premarket rose 22.4% as the company's "buy now, pay later" revenue slightly exceeded estimates. The number of active dealers has more than quintupled and Affirm also gave a positive outlook.
Toyota Motor (TM) – The automaker cut its annual production target by 300,000 vehicles as factories in Vietnam and Malaysia were hit by the spread of Covid-19 and the ongoing shortage of computer chips. Toyota gained 1.1% in the premarket.
Endo International (ENDP) – Endo rose 19.1% in pre-listing sales after agreeing to pay $ 50 million to lawsuits by the New York state and two counties over the sale and marketing of opioids Enclose drug manufacturer.
Bausch Health (BHC) – Bausch Health will pay $ 300 million to resolve an antitrust lawsuit related to the company's diabetes drug Glumetza. Bausch has been accused of illegally maintaining a monopoly on treatment, with the price rising nearly 800% in 2015.
Wells Fargo (WFC) – Wells Fargo has been fined $ 250 million by regulators for saying the bank has made insufficient progress in resolving ongoing problems in the mortgage business. The supervisory authorities first identified these problems in an order from 2018. Wells Fargo shares were up 2% ahead of the launch.
Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) – Nielsen CEO David Kenny defended the ratings firm in a letter to television industry executives, saying Nielsen needed to accelerate the process of adapting its rating systems to accommodate the shift in consumers from traditional television to streaming capture. The Nielsen share gained 1.3% before the IPO.
Dave & Buster & # 39; s (PLAY) – Dave & Buster & # 39; s rose 7.9% in pre-trading after reporting quarterly earnings of $ 1.07 per share, well above consensus estimate of 58 cents. The restaurant and arcade chain revenue exceeded Wall Street projections, and Dave & Buster & # 39; s said it continues to see signs of recovery in its business. It assumes this will continue unless there is a significant downturn related to Covid.
American Outdoor Brands (AOUT) – American Outdoor Brands made an adjusted 48 cents per share for the first quarter of fiscal year, 8 cents above estimates. The manufacturer of outdoor leisure products benefited from higher profit margins and higher sales in both national and international markets. Full-year profit is projected to be $ 2.02-2.26, compared to a consensus estimate of $ 2.24. The share lost 5.4% in the pre-trading period.
Zumiez (ZUMZ) – Zumiez beat estimates 23 cents with adjusted quarterly earnings of $ 1.02 per share, but revenue fell short of consensus view. The manufacturer of streetwear and action sports clothing gave no outlook due to the volatile market conditions and the share lost 5.3% in pre-market trading.
Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) – Take-Two is delaying new versions of its "Grand Theft Auto" video game by four months and says it wants additional time to "polish up" the end products. Take-Two maintained its previous full year outlook, with stocks falling 1.9% pre-IPO.
Sunrun (RUN), First Solar (FSLR) – Sunrun gained 2.8% in pre-trading while First Solar gained 1.1%. Sunrun was rated "Buy" on Needham's new coverage and the company began coverage on First Solar with a "Hold" rating. Needham is optimistic about Sunrun based on its leading market position in the solar industry, while it has short term concerns about profit margin pressures on First Solar.