By Peter Nurse
Investing.com -- Stocks in focus in premarket trade on Friday, September 23rd. Please refresh for updates.
Costco (NASDAQ:COST) stock fell 2.5% after the big-box retailer reported a squeeze in its quarterly gross margins as it battles higher freight and labor costs, despite better-than-expected quarterly results.
FedEx (NYSE:FDX) stock fell 3.1% after the delivery giant reported weaker-than-expected fiscal first quarter results, pledging to speed up costs cutting and hike shipping rates to offset the impact slowing global growth on shipping volumes.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock fell 1.6%, suffering with the other major tech stocks as interest rates rise, despite its multi-year deal to sponsor the Super Bowl Halftime show, starting in February.
Boeing (NYSE:BA) stock fell 2.1% after the aircraft manufacturer agreed to pay $200 million to settle civil charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors about the safety of its 737 MAX.
Raytheon Technologies (NYSE:RTX) stock rose 0.1% after the Pentagon awarded the company a $985 million contract to develop prototypes for a hypersonic attack cruise missile.
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock fell 1.7% after the Wall Street Journal reported about the online retail giant’s dangerous delivery practices.
Newmont (NYSE:NEM) stock fell 2.7% after Glencore (OTC:GLNCY) announced it acquire the gold mining company’s 18.75% stake in the Mara project in Argentina for approximately $125 million.
Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) stock rose 0.5% after BMO upgraded its stance on the fast food retailer to 'outperform' from 'market perform', predicting a 35% rebound in the stock.
FuboTV (NYSE:FUBO) stock rose 1.3% after Wedbush upgraded its stance on the sports-focused streaming service to 'outperform' from 'neutral', seeing the stock at a compelling entry level.