A Peloton exercise bike is seen after the ringing of the opening bell for the company’s IPO on the Nasdaq Marketplace in New York City, New York, U.S., September 26, 2019.
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Find out which companies are making headlines Friday at noon.
Peloton – Shares of Peloton fell more than 6% after the Wall Street Journal reported that the home fitness company was looking for potential investors to take a 15% to 20% minority stake in the field. The company has struggled with post-pandemic demand in addition to brand issues, supply chain challenges and a change in CEO. It will publish its quarterly results next week.
Monster Beverage – Shares rose 4% after Monster Beverage’s first-quarter revenue beat Wall Street estimates. Monster posted revenue of $1.52 billion versus $1.43 billion expected, according to StreetAccount. Earnings per share for the first quarter were slightly weaker than expected.
Cigna – Shares jumped more than 4% after the insurance company’s quarterly earnings beat expectations. Cigna reported earnings of $6.01 per share, versus $5.18 forecast by analysts polled by Refinitiv. The insurance company reported revenue of $44.1 billion, versus consensus estimates of $43.4 billion. Cigna saw growth in its pharmacy benefit management business.
NRG Energy – Shares jumped more than 5% after the company released its latest quarterly figures. NRG Energy posted quarterly earnings of $7.17 per share on revenue of $7.9 billion. However, it was unclear whether these numbers were comparable to FactSet estimates.
Under Armor – Shares of the sneaker and apparel company fell 21.2% after Under Armor reported an unexpected loss and shared revenue below analysts’ estimates as it tried to ride out market problems. the global supply chain. Under Armor also released a disappointing outlook for fiscal 2023.
Illumina — Shares plunged 13% as the biotech company reported better-than-expected results for the prior quarter. Illumina posted quarterly earnings of $1.07 per share on revenue of $1.223 billion. Analysts polled by StreetAccount had expected earnings of 90 cents per share on revenue of $1.219 billion.
News Corporation – Shares of the media company fell 12% after reporting quarterly results that were mostly in line with expectations. News Corporation reported quarterly earnings of 16 cents per share on revenue of $2.5 billion. Analysts had expected earnings of 15 cents a share on revenue of $2.5 billion, according to StreetAccount consensus estimates.
DraftKings – Shares fell more than 5%, returning a gain earlier in the day. DraftKings posted a loss of $1.10 per share on revenue of $417 million. Analysts polled by Refinitiv had expected a loss of $1.15 per share on revenue of $412 million. DraftKings also raised its full-year revenue forecast in its quarterly report.
– CNBC’s Tanaya Macheel, Hannah Miao and Samantha Subin contributed reporting.