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Take a look at the businesses making headlines in noon buying and selling.
Lyft — The ridesharing inventory cratered 36.4% after issuing disappointing guidance for its first quarter. Lyft additionally received hit by a slew of downgrades from analysts who mentioned Uber might look higher positioned to capitalize on the broader restoration in ridesharing. Uber shares had been additionally down 4.4%.
Spotify — Shares of the music streamer jumped 3.6% after information that ValueAct has taken a stake within the firm. Spotify just lately reported fourth-quarter results that confirmed robust consumer progress.
Expedia — The journey firm’s inventory toppled 8.6% after falling wanting analysts’ income and earnings expectations for the current quarter. Expedia posted adjusted earnings of $1.26 a share on revenues of $2.62 billion. Analysts known as for earnings of $1.67 per share on $2.70 billion in income, in accordance with Refinitiv.
Yelp — Yelp’s inventory jumped 3.2% after fourth-quarter income beat analysts expectations, in accordance with Refinitiv. The corporate posted earnings that had been in step with estimates.
Affirm — The purchase now, pay later inventory shed 5.8% following a downgrade to equal weight from an obese ranking by Morgan Stanley. The Wall Avenue agency mentioned that Affirm’s choices seem too centered.
VF Corp — Shares rose 0.9% after Stifel upgraded the apparel maker to a purchase from a maintain. Stifel mentioned the corporate, which is the father or mother of manufacturers together with Vans and The North Face, was at a lovely inventory worth following a selloff on the again of a dividend lower.
FREYR Battery — Shares of the battery producer climbed 1.5% after Financial institution of America initiated protection of the inventory with a buy rating. Financial institution of America mentioned the startup’s battery cell design and talent to boost capital made it a powerful candidate to develop into a bigger firm.
Cloudflare — The cybersecurity inventory added just under 3.3%. Late Thursday, Cloudflare posted beats on the highest and backside traces for the fourth quarter. The corporate earned an adjusted 6 cents per share on $275 million in income. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv had been anticipating 5 cents per share and $274 million of income. Cloudflare’s full-year income steerage additionally topped estimates.
Deutsche Bank — Shares fell 3% after Financial institution of America downgraded Deutsche Bank to underperform from impartial, saying the European financial institution is “struggling to enhance profitability.”
Newell Brands — Shares of the patron items had been final up 1.2%. Newell provided first-quarter and full-year EPS and income steerage that missed analysts’ estimates, in accordance with StreetAccount. CEO Ravi Saligram additionally introduced his retirement, efficient Could 16.
Motorola Solutions — Shares rose 5.6% after Motorola Options beat analysts’ expectations on each the highest and backside traces for the current quarter, in accordance with FactSet.
Doximity — Doximity shares shed almost 13% on lighter-than-expected steerage for the present quarter and full yr. The decline in shares got here regardless of a top-and-bottom line beat on analysts’ expectations, in accordance with FactSet.
Topgolf Callaway Brands — The golf firm’s inventory fell 2.6% after the corporate posted a per-share lack of 27 cents, excluding objects. Adjusted earnings earlier than curiosity, taxes, depreciation and amortization for the fourth quarter got here in under analysts’ expectations, in accordance with FactSet.
— CNBC’s Jesse Pound, Alex Harring, Michelle Fox, Sarah Min and Yun Li contributed reporting