The companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trade on Tuesday are: Chesapeake Energy, Home Depot, V.F. Corp, Hess Corp, Juniper Networks, Dean Foods, Carnival Corp, Yahoo, Jds Uniphase and Wal-Mart Stores.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK) shares surged 8.28 percent to $32.95 in pre-market trading session after BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP) said it agreed to acquire all of Chesapeake's interests in the Fayetteville Shale play in central Arkansas for $4.75 billion, marking its entry into the US shale gas business.
Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD) shares gained 2.65 percent to $39.50 in pre-market trading session as its fourth quarter earnings beat estimates. Fourth quarter earnings rose to $587 million or $0.36 per share, mainly driven by higher comparable store sales, while analysts’ estimated a profit of $0.31 per share.
V.F. Corp. (NYSE:VFC) shares gained 2.45 percent to $92.00 in pre-market trading session as its fiscal 2011 earnings guidance tops estimates. The company expects 2011 earnings of $7.00 to $7.10 per share against analysts’ estimation of $6.79 per share.
Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) shares advanced 1.18 percent to $86.00 in pre-market trading session.
Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) shares plunged 6.57 percent to $41.11 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $22.25 and 52 week high of $44.62 and has $23.02 billion market capitalization.
Dean Foods Co. (NYSE:DF) shares declined 5.22 percent to $9.81 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $7.13 and 52 week high of $17.00 and has $1.89 billion market capitalization.
Carnival Corp. (NYSE:CCL) shares declined 4.84 percent to $43.49 in pre-market trading session. The company increased its regular quarterly dividend to $0.25 per share from $0.10 per share on Sunday.
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) shares declined 3.17 percent to $17.10 in pre-market trading session.
Jds Uniphase Corp. (NASDAQ:JDSU) declined 2.3 percent to $24.59 in pre-market trading session. The company stock was downgraded to “hold” rating from “buy” rating at Citigroup.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shares declined 1.7 percent to $54.44 in pre-market trading session. The company reported fourth quarter net income rose of $6.06 billion or $1.70 per compared to $4.76 billion or $1.25 per share in the same period a year-ago.