By Oliver Gray
Investing.com - U.S. stock futures were trading slightly higher during Monday’s evening deals, after major benchmark indices finished the regular session lower as investors brace for further corporate earnings results as well as an expected interest rate increase from U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers later in the week.
By 7:00 pm ET (11:00pm GMT) Dow Jones Futures were trading flat, S&P 500 Futures ticked up 0.1% and Nasdaq 100 Futures lifted 0.2%.
In extended deals, Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) added 3.2% after the company reported Q3 EPS of $21.70, beating estimates of $14.48, while revenues came in at $3.5 billion versus $3.29 billion expected.
Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) fell 0.2% after the company reported Q3 EPS of $1.25 versus $1.04 expected while revenue was reported at $1.17 billion versus $1.06 billion expected.
Goodyear Tire &Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) dropped 9.6% after reporting Q3 EPS of $0.40 versus $0.60 expected while revenue came in at $5.31 billion versus $5.42 billion expected.
Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX) lifted 6.7% after reporting Q4 EPS of $0.82 versus $0.63 expected while revenue was reported at $953.3 million versus $864.85 million.
Stryker (NYSE:SYK) fell 5.1% after reporting Q3 EPS of $2.12 versus $2.23 expected on revenues of $4.5 billion versus $4.47 billion expected.
Ahead in the session, thee U.S. Federal Reserve is set to begin its two-day policy meeting and interest rate decison, with expectations of a further 75 basis point increase in interest rates, while JOLTS job openings, construction spending and ISM manufacturing PMI data will also be closely monitored.
On the earnings front, major companies including Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD), Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE:UBER), Fox Corp (NASDAQ:FOX), Pfizer Inc (ETR:PFE) and Airbnb Inc (NASDAQ:ABNB) are set to report results.
During Monday’s session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 128.9 points or 0.4% to 32,733, the S&P 500 fell 29.1 points or 0.8% to 3,872 and the NASDAQ Compositelost 114.3 points or 1% to 10,988.2.
On the bond markets, United States 10-Year rates were at 4.05%.