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Check out the businesses making headlines in noon buying and selling.

Bausch Health – Trading within the pharmaceutical firm’s shares was halted after the inventory dipped 50%. A Delaware federal court docket decide issued an oral order concerning patent litigation over Xifaxan, Bausch’s drug that treats irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhea. The order might pave the best way for generic competitors for the drug within the late 2024 to 2025 time-frame, in keeping with JPMorgan. The financial institution downgraded Bausch on the litigation replace, dropping its ranking to impartial from obese.

Wingstop – The quick informal restaurant chain’s shares surged 20.18% following an earnings beat within the second quarter. Wingstop posted adjusted earnings of 45 cents per share, and topped estimates of 36 cents, in keeping with Refinitiv. The firm missed income estimates however reaffirmed its steering for the complete yr.

Meta Platforms – Shares of the Facebook mum or dad firm slid 5.22% on the again of disappointing quarterly outcomes. Meta Platforms posted a miss on the highest and backside strains within the second quarter as digital promoting slowed. The firm additionally issued a weak forecast for the present interval.

Comcast – The cable and leisure large’s shares slid 9.13% regardless of the corporate posting sturdy quarterly earnings and income. Comcast failed so as to add broadband subscribers within the quarter for the primary time ever. The firm mentioned it misplaced 30,000 broadband subscribers this month alone.

Qualcomm – Shares of the chipmaker fell 4.54% after the corporate issued steering for the present quarter that was wanting consensus expectations. Qualcomm’s forecast instructed that the corporate’s handset gross sales development would gradual throughout its fiscal fourth quarter, reflecting a decline in smartphone demand. Still, the corporate’s third-quarter earnings barely beat Wall Street expectations.

Stanley Black & Decker – Stanley Black & Decker’s shares plunged 16.07% after the corporate reported quarterly earnings that missed each prime and bottom-line Wall Street estimates. The firm additionally minimize its full-year forecast.

Teladoc — Shares plummeted 17.67% after the telemedicine firm issued a weak outlook in its earnings report. Teladoc reported a $3 billion noncash goodwill impairment cost.

Charter Communications – Charter fell 8.48% after the cable firm was hit with a hefty authorized nice. A court docket in Texas discovered the corporate accountable for $7 billion in damages and chargeable for an worker who robbed and murdered a buyer in 2019, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Solar shares – Shares of firms that make photo voltaic panels or deal with clear power surged after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., introduced they’d reached a deal on an formidable local weather invoice. Sunrun jumped 29.97%, and Sunnova was up 27.93%. First Solar gained 15.29%. Enphase rose 7.26% and Constellation Energy added 16.32%.

Etsy – Etsy jumped 9.86% after the e-commerce firm beat estimates for quarterly earnings. The firm’s quarterly income grew more than 10% even amid powerful financial situations.

Southwest – Shares of Southwest Airlines slumped 6.43% after the corporate mentioned it expects capability constraints for the remainder of the yr and issued a combined steering. Its earnings report, nevertheless, beat analyst expectations.

Spirit Airlines – Shares of the low cost airline climbed 5.6% after JetBlue agreed to a $3.8 billion deal to purchase Spirit. The deal comes after a bidding conflict between JetBlue and Frontier Airlines. If the deal is permitted by regulators, the mixed airline could be the fifth largest within the U.S. Shares of JetBlue dipped 0.36%.

Honeywell – Honeywell gained 3.69% after reporting quarterly earnings that beat analyst expectations for revenue and income. The firm’s gross sales beat estimates in each phase.

Harley-Davidson – Shares of Harley Davidson jumped 7.76% after it reported quarterly outcomes that beat Wall Street’s expectations. The firm additionally reiterated its full-year steering, even after it had a two-week halt in manufacturing throughout the quarter resulting from a problem with a provider.

Disclosure: Comcast is the proprietor of NBCUniversal, mum or dad firm of CNBC.

— CNBC’s Samantha Subin, Sarah Min, Jesse Pound and Tanaya Macheel contributed reporting


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