Take a look at the businesses making headlines earlier than the bell:
Conagra Brands (CAG) – The corporate behind meals manufacturers like Wholesome Selection, Hunt’s and Hebrew Nationwide earned an adjusted 50 cents per share for its newest quarter, 1 cent above estimates, whereas income additionally got here in forward of Wall Avenue forecasts. Conagra additionally mentioned it expects to ship on its full-year targets regardless of inflationary pressures.
Tilray (TLRY) – The Canadian hashish producer matched Avenue forecasts for a quarterly lack of 8 cents per share, whereas income was in need of consensus. Income did bounce 43% from a yr earlier, with the corporate noting that retail hashish shops in Canada began to reopen in mid-June.
Levi Strauss (LEVI) – Levi Strauss beat estimates by 11 cents with an adjusted quarterly revenue of 48 cents per share and the attire maker’s income additionally topped Avenue forecasts. The corporate benefited from an easing of pandemic restrictions that prompted folks to refresh their wardrobes. The inventory jumped 3.9% within the premarket.
Helen Of Troy (HELE) – The housewares and well being care merchandise firm earned an adjusted $2.65 per share for its newest quarter, in contrast with a $2.17 per share consensus estimate. Income additionally got here in above analyst forecasts. The corporate mentioned it was in a position to overcome the “important affect of widespread inflation,” which impacted practically all enter prices.
Twitter (TWTR) – Twitter rose 2.4% in premarket buying and selling after saying the sale of its cell advert unit MoPub to app growth instruments maker AppLovin for $1.05 billion in money. Twitter had bought MoPub in 2013 for an estimated $350 million.
Meredith Corp. (MDP) – Meredith agreed to be purchased by Dotdash – the digital media arm of IAC/Interactivecorp (IAC) – for about $2.7 billion in money or $42.18 per share. The mixed firm might be known as Dotdash Meredith and can embrace fashionable Meredith journal titles corresponding to Folks and Higher Properties & Gardens. Meredith had agreed earlier this yr to promote its TV stations to Gray Television for $2.83 billion. Meredith rallied 6.4% within the premarket.
Costco (COST) – The warehouse retailer added 1.3% in premarket motion after it reported a September comparable gross sales enhance of 14.3%, barely above the prior-month enhance of 14.2%.
Aspen Technology (AZPN) – Emerson Electric (EMR) is in talks to merge its software program enterprise with the commercial software program firm, based on folks with data of the matter who spoke to Bloomberg. Aspen shares soared 13.1% within the premarket.
Healthcare Trust of America (HTA) – Healthcare Belief shares jumped 3.4% in premarket buying and selling after Bloomberg reported that activist investor Elliott Administration is pushing for a strategic overview that would end in a sale of the true property funding belief.
Citrix Systems (CTXS) – Citrix Chief Govt Officer David Henshall has stepped down with the cloud computing firm naming Chairman Bob Calderoni as interim CEO. Citrix fell 2.3% within the premarket.
Rocket Labs USA (RKLB) – Rocket Labs surged 9% within the premarket after the corporate received a NASA contract to fly an experimental photo voltaic sail into area.