Pre-Market Movers (Illumina, JP Morgan Chase, Gazit-globe, HomeAway, Diageo, BHP Billiton, Herbalife, Nokia Corporation, Ericsson)

 
on December 20 2012 7:15 AM

Illumina, JP Morgan Chase, Gazit-globe, HomeAway, Diageo, BHP Billiton, Herbalife, Nokia Corporation, and Ericsson are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Wednesday.

Illumina Inc (ILMN) stock surged 8.31 percent to $56.50 in pre-market trading. The stock gained after Swiss newspaper L’Agefi reported that Roche Holding (ROG) might have agreed to buy the manufacturer of life science tools and integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and function at a price 48 percent higher than its original unsuccessful bid.

JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) stock gained 1.81 percent to $44.32 in pre-market trading. JPMorgan Chase Tuesday appointed Kevin Watters, who was previously managing mortgage origination, as the new CEO of mortgage banking. 

Gazit-globe Ltd (GZT) stock gained 1.74 percent to $12.88 in pre-market trading. The Israeli real estate firm stocks surged after it said that the company was seeking to grow in Sweden and sees Brazil’s slowdown as an opportunity to buy properties at lower prices.

HomeAway Inc (AWAY) stock rose 1.67 percent to $21.92 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $19.19, a 52-week high of $28.00 and $1.79 billion in market capitalization.

Diageo Plc (DEO) stock gained 1.50 percent to $120.71 in pre-market trading. The stock has 52-week trading range of $83.90 - $121.39 and 74.59 billion in market capitalization.

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) stock surged 1.24 percent to $78.27 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $59.87, a 52-week high of $82.23 and $124.14 billion in market capitalization.

Herbalife Ltd (HLF) stock dropped 3.48 percent to $36.04 in pre-market trading. The stock fell on reports that hedge fund manager William Ackman was shorting the company's stock.

Nokia Corporation (NOK) stock plunged 1.19 percent to $4.16 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $1.63, a 52-week high of $5.87 and $15.77 billion in market capitalization.

Ericsson (ERIC) stock fell 1.59 percent to $9.92 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $8.23, a 52-week high of $10.60 and $33.31 billion in market capitalization.

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