The companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trade on Thursday are: Orbitz Worldwide, Devry, Joy Global, United Continental Holdings, Marathon Oil, Peabody Energy, ITT Corp, Limited Brands, Alpha Natural Resources, Century link and Gap Inc.
Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) shares climbed 48.42 percent to $3.28 in pre-market trading session after the company said an Illinois court ruled in favor of a request for injunctive relief against AMR Corp.'s (AMR)American Airlines, forcing the carrier to make its flights available on the travel website.
Devry Inc. (NYSE:DV) shares surged 13.45 percent to $61.25 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $36.34 and 52 week high of $59.53 and has $3.71 billion market capitalization.
Joy Global Inc. (NASDAQ:JOYG) shares gained 3.29 percent to $88.89 in pre-market trading session. The company reported second quarter net income of $161.97 million or $1.52 per share compared to $120.44 million or $1.15 per share in the same quarter last year.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) shares advanced 2.49 percent to $23.89 in pre-market trading session.
Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO) shares advanced 2.22 percent to $53.82 in pre-market trading session. The company agreed to buy core assets in the Eagle Ford shale from Hilcorp Resources Holdings LP for $3.5 billion in cash.
Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU) shares gained 2.18 percent to $60.56 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $35.51 and 52 week high of $73.95 and has $16.05 billion market capitalization.
ITT Corp. (NYSE:ITT) shares gained 1.85 percent to $57.27 in pre-market trading session. The company announced on Wednesday that it completed its acquisition of ITT Cannon Korea Ltd., which sells ITT Cannon brand connector products in South Korea and China.
Limited Brands Inc. (NYSE:LTD) shares plunged 4.39 percent to $37.01 in pre-market trading session. The company reported net sales of $717.4 million for the four weeks ended May 28, 2011 compared with $657.3 million in the same period a year-ago.
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) shares declined 1.31 percent to $52.70 in pre-market trading session. The company announced the completion of the Massey Energy Company acquisition. Under the terms of the definitive merger agreement announced on January 29, 2011, Massey stockholders receive 1.025 shares of common stock of Alpha and $10.00 in cash for each share of Massey common stock they owned at Wednesday’s closing.
Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL) shares declined 2.76 percent to $41.50 in pre-market trading session.
Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares declined 1.75 percent to $18.57 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $16.62 and 52 week high of $23.73 and has $11.01 billion market capitalization.