Walter Energy, Research In Motion Ltd, Barclays Plc, Goldcorp Inc, 3M Co, Pandora Media, Alcatel Lucent and Infosys Ltd. are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Thursday.
Walter Energy Inc. (WLT) stock surged 4.86 percent to $33.20 in pre-market trading. BHP Billiton was considering a $55 per share cash offer for Alabama-based “pure play” metallurgical coal producer Walter Energy, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.
Research In Motion Ltd. (RIMM) stock surged 3.85 percent to $12.40 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $6.22, a 52-week high of $17.96 and $6.26 billion in market capitalization.
Barclays Plc (BCS) stock advanced 1.57 percent to $16.18 in pre-market trading. Barclays Bank Plc and its subsidiary Absa Group announced their agreement to combine the majority of Barclays Africa operations with Absa.
Goldcorp Inc. (GG) stock gained 2.52 percent to $37.90 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $31.54, a 52-week high of $52.55 and $29.98 billion in market capitalization.
3M Co (MMM) stock gained 1.56 percent to $92.18 in pre-market trading. The stock has a 52-week low of $77.51, a 52-week high of $95.46 and $62.80 billion in market capitalization.
Pandora Media Inc. (P) stock plunged 4.74 percent to $7.43 in pre-market trading. The stock tumbled more than 17 percent in regular trading Wednesday after the company announced that it expected the fourth quarter non-GAAP net loss to be in a range of $0.06 to $0.09 per share and the full-year loss to be in a range of $0.09 to $0.12 per share, worse than the analysts’ estimate of the fourth quarter loss of $0.02 per share and the full-year loss of $0.06 per share.
Alcatel Lucent SA (ALU) stock declined 1.69 percent to $1.16 in pre-market trading. The company announced Wednesday that it was selected by Telefonica to upgrade the operator's Internet protocol (IP) networks, initially in Argentina and the Czech Republic, with the Alcatel-Lucent 7950 Extensible Routing System (XRS).
Infosys Ltd. (INFY) stock declined 1.43 percent to $42.87 in pre-market trading. Facebook will replace Infosys to become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index and the NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index prior to market open Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012.