Check out the businesses making headlines in noon buying and selling.
Ford Motor — Shares of the carmaker dropped 1% and hit a brand new 52-week low after the corporate reported a slight improve in new car gross sales for the second quarter that missed automotive analysts’ expectations. The firm mentioned gross sales rose 1.8% to 483,688 new automobiles within the second quarter in comparison with a 12 months earlier. Analysts anticipated the Detroit automaker’s gross sales to rise between 3.3% and 5.1%.
Energy shares — Energy shares dipped on Tuesday as oil fell 8% and the U.S oil benchmark traded under $100. The S&P 500’s vitality sector traded 5% decrease on the day, with shares of Marathon Oil, Conocophillips and Halliburton down 6.3%, 7% and 8.1%, respectively. Occidental Petroleum and Exxon Mobil dropped 2.2% and 3.1%, respectively.
HP Inc. — Shares of HP slipped 1% after Evercore ISI downgraded the inventory to in line from outperform as the corporate grapples with a troublesome PC market forward.
Stellantis — Shares of the automaker previously often called Fiat Chrysler fell 5.6% after a Union staff report mentioned the corporate’s Italy-based manufacturing may take a success of about 220,000 automobiles this 12 months due to the worldwide chip scarcity. Stellantis produced about 14% fewer automobiles within the first half of this 12 months in comparison with the identical interval a 12 months in the past.
AstraZeneca — Shares of the drug maker slipped 0.7% after it introduced it is shopping for TeneoTwo in a deal that might be valued at as much as $1.27 billion.
Crocs – Shares of the shoe firm jumped 12.2% after Loop Capital upgraded Crocs to purchase from maintain. Loop mentioned in a word to shoppers that Crocs shouldn’t be thought-about a pandemic-era fad and that the latest decline for the inventory has gone too far.
— CNBC’s Yun Li, Tanaya Macheel and Jesse Pound contributed reporting