Global markets live: BNP Paribas, Ubisoft, Amazon, Chevron, Coca-Cola...

10/29/2021 | 10:25am

Every day, the MarketScreener team compiles and summarizes the most important news related to listed companies around the world.

 

 

 

  • BNP Paribas: the bank will buy back €900m of its own shares after posting higher-than-expected profits in Q3.
  • Safran: the group raises its free cash flow target for 2021, as activity recovers in Q3.
  • Ubisoft: revised downwards its net bookings target, but maintained its operating income target.
  • Amazon: the stock loses 4% after mixed results due to rising costs and slightly narrowed forecasts for Q4.
  • Apple: the stock loses 3.5% in the after-hours after a disappointing quarterly sales figure.
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria: quarterly results beat expectations. A €3.5bn share buyback programme is launched.
  • Daimler: results are better than expected despite chip shortages.
  • Holcim: quarterly results beat AWP consensus. 2022 strategy targets expected to be met a year ahead of schedule.
  • Signify: Q3 Ebitda is lower-than-expected due to shortages.
  • Starbucks: Q3 growth is lower than expected, the stock loses 4% in after-hours trading.
  • Facebook renames itself Meta and will trade under the new ticker MVRS as of December 1.
  • Exor enters into exclusive negotiations to sell PartnerRe to Covéa for $9bn.
  • Coca-Cola is closing in on a deal for a majority stake in BodyArmor, valued at $8 billion, according to Bloomberg.
  • Zendesk will buy Momentive Global for USD 28 per share.
  • Chevron reported its highest quarterly profit in eight years on Friday, the result of soaring oil and natural gas prices combined with recovering demand. The stock gained 2% in pre-market trading after the release of the financial statements.
  • Exxon Mobil is scheduled to release its quarterly results before the opening of the U.S. markets.
  • Coca-Cola is set to sign a deal to buy a majority stake in sports drink maker BodyArmor, valued at nearly $8 billion, Bloomberg reported Thursday, citing people close to the matter.
  • Gilead Sciences on Thursday reported higher-than-expected third-quarter profit on strong demand for its COVID-19 treatment but noted that sales of its other drugs would be below previous estimates for the full year. The stock is down 1.7% in pre-market trading.
  • ZenDesk, a software company, announced on Thursday that it had acquired Momentive Global, owner of the online survey platform SurveyMonkey, for nearly $4 billion.

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