Take a look at some of the biggest pre-market movers:
walmart (WMT) – Walmart shares jumped 6.9% premarket after the retailer reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue, and also saw same-store sales beat estimates. Walmart also announced a $20 billion stock buyback program.
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Vodafone (VOD) – Vodafone fell 4.1% in premarket trading after the mobile operator cut its profit forecast and cash forecast, indicating a tough economic environment.
Getty Images (GETY) – Getty Images fell 11.8% in premarket after its quarterly revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts, although the visual content market operator saw consensus on earnings.
Home deposit (HD) – Home Depot fell 1.1% pre-market, after beating revenue and net income estimates for its latest quarter but merely reaffirming its full-year profit forecast.
Energizing assets (ENR) – Battery maker Energizer and Rayovac saw its stock jump 10% in pre-marketing after better-than-expected quarterly results. Energizer’s results came despite what the company calls a volatile operating environment with significant headwinds.
Taiwan semiconductor (TSM) – Taiwan Semiconductor rose 10.9% in after-hours trading Berkshire Hathaway (BRKb) disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it purchased more than $4.1 billion of the chipmaker’s stock during the third quarter.
Bath and body care (BBWI) – Bath & Body Works rose 2.8% in the pre-market after Third Point investor Dan Loeb disclosed a $265 million buy in the retailer’s stock in its quarterly filing with the SEC.
Estee Lauder (EL) — Estée Lauder is set to strike a deal to buy high-end fashion company Tom Ford for around $2.8 billion, according to people familiar with the matter who spoke to The Wall Street Journal. It would be the largest acquisition ever by the cosmetics company. Estée Lauder rose 2.1% premarket.
Tencent Music (TME) – Tencent Music jumped 9.7% in premarket action after reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue. The China-based music streaming service has benefited from an increase in paid subscribers.