In the latest reports, the first company that has experienced a surge in its share prices is Uber. The ride-hailing company has recorded 11% in its share prices in the premarket trading. The share prices for the company experienced a rise following its announcement of boosting the financial outlook for the third quarter. The company has announced that its adjusted earnings and bookings are returning more than expected results.
DraftKings is the next company on the list that has experienced a 3% fall in its share prices. The reports reveal that DraftKings made a bid with aim of acquiring Entain, a sports betting company from the United Kingdom. DraftKings is an online gaming giant that has gained tremendous success and prominence in recent years. It has been reported that the offer made by DraftKings for the acquisition of Entain is worth $20 billion. The company is aiming to acquire the Entain in the form of cash as well as in stocks.
The next company on the list is Seagen that has experienced a 5% rise in its share prices. Seagen is one of the most prominent drug makers in the United States. The firm has announced that it has received approval from the government for accelerating the production of its drug, TIVDAK. The TIVDAK drug is known for treating patients with metastatic cervical and recurrent cancer.
Activision Blizzard is the next company on the list that has observed the sinking of its share prices by 2.9%. Wall Street Journal has provided detailed information surrounding the fall in the company’s share prices. According to the Wall Street Journal, there are reports that the Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation against the game developer. The reports suggest that the SEC is investigating the handling of employees due to allegations of discrimination and sexual misconduct. Despite making several attempts to protect its reputation, the company is constantly facing scrutiny from the regulators and law enforcement authorities.
ConocoPhillips is the next company in the list that has experienced a more than a 3% rise in its share prices. The company has experienced a rise in its share price after Shell made an announcement in regards to selling oil field assets of West Texas to the energy company. Shell has confirmed that the oil field assets have been sold to ConocoPhillips, at a price of $9.5 billion. With the latest acquisition of assets, the company now has 225,000 acres more in the form of energy assets.
AutoZone is the next company on the list that has experienced a 4.2% rise in its share prices. The company experienced a share price increase after releasing the earnings report. It revealed that despite setting earnings to $29.88 per share, the company achieved $35.72 per share earnings in the recent quarter of 2021.