Check retired the companies making headlines earlier the bell:
Caterpillar (CAT) – Caterpillar earned an adjusted $2.69 per stock for the 4th quarter, beating the $2.26 statement estimate, with gross besides coming successful supra expert forecasts. The dense instrumentality maker's income were up 23% from a twelvemonth earlier contempt proviso concatenation constraints. However, accrued costs weighed connected Caterpillar's nett margins and the banal slipped 1.4% successful premarket trading.
Chevron (CVX) – Chevron slid 2.8% successful the premarket aft missing bottom-line estimates for the 4th quarter, though gross exceeded expert forecasts. Chevron earned an adjusted $2.56 per share, compared with a $3.12 statement estimate, contempt higher lipid and state prices.
VF Corp. (VFC) – The institution down North Face, Vans and different apparel brands saw its banal autumn 2% successful premarket trading aft it chopped its full-year income forecast owed to transportation delays and idiosyncratic shortages. VF reported better-than-expected nett and gross for its astir caller quarter.
Apple (AAPL) – Apple reported grounds nett and gross for its latest quarter, contempt proviso concatenation issues that chopped into sales. Apple earned $2.10 per share, compared with a $1.89 statement estimate, and gross besides topped Street forecasts. CEO Tim Cook said those proviso concatenation challenges are showing signs of improvement. Apple shares jumped 3.1% successful the premarket.
Visa (V) – Visa bushed estimates by 11 cents with an adjusted quarterly nett of $1.81 per share. The outgo network's gross besides bushed estimates. Visa was helped by a leap successful question spending and continued maturation successful e-commerce, with the institution seeing quarterly gross supra $7 cardinal for the archetypal time. Visa rallied 3.6% successful premarket trading.
Mondelez (MDLZ) – Mondelez fell a penny abbreviated of expert forecasts with adjusted quarterly net of 71 cents per share, though the snack maker's gross did bushed estimates. Mondelez raised prices during the quarter, but it was not capable to marque up for accrued costs for ingredients and logistics. Mondelez slid 2.2% successful premarket action.
Robinhood (HOOD) – Robinhood slumped 13% successful the premarket aft informing that current-quarter gross could autumn importantly from a twelvemonth ago. The trading level relation reported a quarterly nonaccomplishment of 49 cents per share, 4 cents wider than estimates, though gross was somewhat supra expert forecasts.
Western Digital (WDC) – Western Digital shares plunged 10.4% successful premarket trading aft the disk thrust shaper issued a weaker-than-expected outlook, and proviso concatenation issues that prevented it from afloat gathering beardown demand. Western Digital did bushed apical and bottom-line estimates for its latest quarter, earning an adjusted $2.30 per stock compared with a statement estimation of $2.13.
3M (MMM) – 3M volition entreaty a ruling that awarded $110 cardinal to 2 U.S. Army veterans who said they suffered proceeding nonaccomplishment aft utilizing 3M's combat earplugs. 3M has faced aggregate lawsuits implicit allegations that the plan of the earplugs is defective. The banal fell 1% successful the premarket.
Beazer Homes (BZH) – Beazer Homes jumped 5.1% successful premarket trading aft beating apical and bottom-line estimates for the 4th ending successful December. Beazer earned $1.14 per share, good supra the 67-cent statement estimate, and said the lodging marketplace continues to spot beardown request and constricted supply