The companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trade on Thursday are: Williams Companies, Keycorp, Big Lots, Dow Chemical, Corning, Micron Technology, Salesforce.com, Carnival, Nvidia and Family Dollar Stores.
Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB) shares gained 3.82 percent to $31.55 in pre-market trading session. The company stock gained almost 54 percent in the last five months.
Keycorp. (NYSE:KEY) shares gained 3.43 percent to $9.35 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $6.97 and 52 week high of $9.84 and has $7.96 billion market capitalization.
Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG) shares gained 3.28 percent to $41.20 in pre-market trading session as its fourth quarter profit and first quarter guidance beat estimates. The company reported fourth quarter net income of $110.06 million or $1.46 per share against analysts’ estimation of $1.38 per share. The company expects first quarter net income in the range of $0.76 to $0.81 per share against analysts’ estimation of $0.71 per share.
Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE:DOW) shares gained 3.19 percent to $37.79 in pre-market trading session. The company announced that the establishment of the MIT-Dow Outreach Fund designed to develop and support the science and engineering careers of underrepresented minorities and women.
Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) shares gained 4.44 percent to $23.31 in pre-market trading session. The company said on Wednesday that it has completed the previously announced acquisition MobileAccess.
Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares gained 2.34 percent to $11.35 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $6.36 and 52 week high of $11.95 and has $11.06 billion market capitalization.
Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE:CRM) shares advanced 1.87 percent to $130.40 in pre-market trading session. The company unveiled Service Cloud 3, the next generation of social contact centers. Service Cloud 3 will let organizations engage with customers on any social community, including Twitter, Facebook and other social networks via Radian6.
Carnival Corp. (NYSE:CCL) shares advanced 2.19 percent to $41.49 in pre-market trading session. The stock has a 52 week low of $29.68 and 52 week high of $48.14 and has $33.38 billion market capitalization.
Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ:NVDA) shares gained 2.07 percent to $21.18 in pre-market trading session.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO) shares declined 2.36 percent to $49.20 in pre-market trading session. The company announced that its Board determined that the unsolicited, conditional proposal from Trian Group to acquire Family Dollar substantially undervalues the company and that pursuit of a sale of the company is not in the best interest of shareholders.