Wal-Mart (WMT) rose 2% in pre-market trading after it reported Q4 adjusted EPS of $1.30, above consensus of $1.29, as it said Q4 comparable sales were up +1.8%, higher than consensus of up +1.3%.
Home Depot (HD) is up 2% in the premarket after reporting earnings.
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) was upgraded to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Neutral at Exane BNP Paribas with a price target of $90.
Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) was downgraded to ‘Market Perform’ form ‘Outperform’ at Oppenheimer.
Henry Schein (HSIC) reported Q4 adjusted EPS of $1.88, better than consensus of $1.84.
Avangrid (AGR) reported Q4 operating revenue of $1.49 billion, below consensus of $1.55 billion.
Verizon Communications (VZ) was upgraded to ‘Buy’ from ‘Neutral’ at MoffetNathanson with a price target of $54.
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) was downgraded to ‘Sell’ from ‘Hold’ at Deutsche Bank.
Eaton Vance (EV) was upgraded to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Underperform’ at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
Credit Acceptance Corp. (CACC) authorized an additional 1 million shares to its stock repurchase program.
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP) jumped nearly 6% in after-hours trading after it was announced that it will replace Blue Nile in the S&P SmallCap 600 at the open of trade Thursday, February 23.
DryShips (DRYS) plunged 20% in after-hours trading after it entered into a pact with Kalani Investments where DryShips may sell up to $200 million of stock to Kalani over a period of 2-years.
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