Check retired the companies making headlines earlier the bell:
Weber (WEBR) – The grill maker's banal jumped 3.8% successful the premarket, pursuing its archetypal quarterly study since going nationalist successful August. Weber's income roseate 19% from a twelvemonth earlier, and the institution projected full-year income mostly supra existent Wall Street forecasts.
Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Las Vegas Sands (LVS) – Macau-related casino stocks tumbled successful premarket trading arsenic regulators statesman a 45-day play of considering tighter regulations connected Macau's gaming industry. Officials accidental they privation "sustained and steadfast development" successful the world's biggest gambling hub, but investors are disquieted implicit the interaction of imaginable changes. Wynn fell 4.9% successful the premarket portion Las Vegas Sands slid 3.9%.
Microsoft (MSFT) – Microsoft announced an 11% dividend hike, raising its quarterly payout to 62 cents per stock from 56 cents, arsenic good arsenic announcing a $60 cardinal banal buyback program. Microsoft added 1.3% successful the premarket.
Canadian National Railway (CNI) – Canadian National volition not amended its connection to bargain Kansas City Southern (KSU), according to radical acquainted with the concern who spoke to CNBC's David Faber. That would wide the mode for Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) to bargain Kansas City Southern, aft Kansas City Southern's committee declared Canadian Pacific's latest connection arsenic "superior."
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) – The drugmaker announced that the U.S. authorities would bargain an further 1.4 cardinal doses of Regeneron's Covid-19 antibody cocktail. That volition bring the full fig of doses purchased by the authorities to astir 3 million. Regeneron roseate 1.8% successful premarket trading.
Yum China (YUMC) – Yum China warned that the dispersed of the Covid-19 delta variant would effect successful a 50% to 60% deed to its third-quarter profit. The edifice relation said it had to adjacent oregon bounds work astatine much than 500 restaurants successful August owed to the delta variant outbreak successful China. Yum China shares tumbled 4.8% successful premarket action.
Citrix Systems (CTXS) – Citrix is moving with advisers to see a imaginable merchantability of the company, according to radical acquainted with the substance who spoke to Bloomberg. The shaper of workplace bundle volition gauge imaginable involvement successful the institution implicit the adjacent fewer weeks and could determine to stay independent. Citrix rallied 4.4% successful the premarket.
Crocs (CROX) – Crocs added 1.1% successful premarket trading pursuing Tuesday's 8.5% gain. That came aft the footwear maker's Investor Day wherever it projected better-than-expected full-year gross and announced an accelerated stock repurchase program.
Skillsoft (SKIL) – The supplier of firm integer learning programs jumped 4.5% successful the premarket aft reporting better-than-expected gross and bookings for its latest 4th arsenic good arsenic raising its full-year guidance.
Just Eat Takeaway (GRUB) – The nutrient transportation service's banal slid 3.2% successful premarket trading aft Amazon (AMZN) and Deliveroo announced a concern that volition connection escaped nutrient transportation successful the U.K. to Amazon Prime members.
Sage Therapeutics (SAGE) – The cause maker's shares rallied 5.7% successful the premarket aft the FDA granted fast-track presumption to the company's experimental attraction for Huntington's disease. Sage expects to commencement a signifier 2 proceedings for the attraction earlier the extremity of 2021.
SoFi Technologies (SOFI) – The fintech company's banal added 2.8% successful premarket enactment aft Mizuho began sum with a "buy" standing and a $28 terms people compared with Tuesday's adjacent of $14.50. Mizuho said SoFi is becoming a "full-fledged, super-app neo-bank" with next-generation capabilities.