People walk near the entrance to Kohl’s department store on June 7, 2022 in Doral, Florida.
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Check out the companies making the biggest moves at midday:
Kohl’s – The retailer’s shares rose 5.64% following a Reuters report that private equity firm Oak Street Real Estate Capital made an offer to acquire Kohl’s $2 billion property and sublease its stores to the retailer. Reuters cited sources familiar with the matter.
Broadcom Broadcom shares rose 1.67% after the chipmaker reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts’ forecasts and delivered stronger-than-expected revenue guidance for the current quarter. The company’s CEO, Hock Tan, also said they expect demand to continue to grow strongly this quarter.
Lululemon – Shares of apparel company up 6.7% after Lululemon’s earnings spike past analyst estimates for the second quarter. The company reported $2.20 in adjusted earnings per share on revenue of $1.87 billion. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv expect earnings per share of $1.87 and revenue of $1.77 billion. Comparative revenue increased 23% year over year and operating margin increased to 21.5%.
Okta – Shares of the cybersecurity company rose 6.65%, recovering some of its big losses from the previous day. Okta rallied 33.7% on Thursday following a series of Wall Street declines, although top and bottom profits both fell in the recent quarter.
Sales force – Shares of the enterprise software maker jumped earlier in the day but were only 0.1% higher after Guggenheim Upgraded stocks to neutral from selling. The Wall Street company boosted its rating after Salesforce sold a 20% discount since it began operations. Last week, Salesforce report number beat quarterly expectations but failed to provide guidance for the current quarter and the entire fiscal year.
PagerDuty – PagerDuty fell 2.45%, despite reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings and strong guidance. The operations management software company announced a 7.1% increase in total paying customers from a year ago and a 37.5% increase in the number of customers providing annual recurring revenue in excess of $100,000. la.
Rocket Lab – Shares of Rocket Lab rose in midday trading but closed only 0.95% higher after the company announced it had successfully activated its first repurposed Rutherford stage engine earlier in the week. this. The engine is a liquid rocket engine designed and manufactured by the space rocket company.
Besides meat Shares of Beyond Meat fell 4.68% after investment firm Baillie Gifford reported a 6.61% stake in the company. This is down from the company’s 13.38% stake as of December 31, 2021.
Energy Stocks – Oil prices rose on Friday, helping stocks of energy companies higher. Among the winners are Halliburtonup 3.7%. Devonian energy and ConocoPhillips both increased by about 3%, while Exxon Mobile increased by less than 2% and Mysterious Oil 0.54% increase.
– CNBC’s Jesse Pound, Yun Li and Tanaya Macheel contributed to this report.