Yahoo Finance is tracking General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Expedia and Lululemon in intraday trading on Friday.
General Motors (GM) reported sales jumped 7.5% in August, topping the 2% climb analysts were expecting. GM’s Chevrolet brand recorded its best August since 2004 and best August crossover month ever. Shares of General Motors are up 8.3% since the start of the year.
Ford (F) sales fell 2.1% to 209,897 vehicles in August, topping the 2.4% decline forecasted by Edmunds. Ford sold more than 77,000 F-Series pickup trucks during the month, helping offset the automaker’s 11.3% drop in SUV sales.
Fiat Chrysler’s (FCAU) sales tumbled 10.6% in August from a year ago. Sales at its Chrysler brand sank 33%, while sales at its Fiat and Jeep brands dropped 23% and 15% respectively.
Expedia (EXPE) has named Alan Pickerill as its new chief financial officer. Pickerill will take over the role from Mark Okerstrom, who was named chief executive of Expedia after former CEO Dara Khosrowshahi left to become the CEO of Uber earlier this week.
Lululemon (LULU) shares are posting gains after the retailer reported better than expected second-quarter earnings and a 7% jump in same-store sales. The company posted adjusted earnings of 39 cents a share on revenue of $581.1 million. Analysts were expecting a profit of 35 cents and sales of $567.8 million. Shares were up 7.5% as of 12:30 p.m. E.T. Friday.
For more on Friday’s big stock movers and breaking news after the bell, check out The Final Round, starting at 3:55 p.m. ET, on Yahoo Finance.