Accenture, Darden Restaurants, home builders

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Accenture (ACN) – The consulting firm reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, but gave a weaker-than-expected revenue forecast for the current quarter. Accenture pointed to IT spending cuts by corporate customers and a negative impact from the stronger dollar. Nonetheless, Accenture gained 1% in premarket … Read more

FDA authorizes emergency use for Novavax Covid-19 vaccine for ages 12 to 17

A box of the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine arranged at a pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, US, on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Biotechnology company Novavax announced on Friday that its Covid-19 vaccine has been authorized for emergency use by the U.S Food and Drug Administration for adolescents between the ages of … Read more

Novavax slashes sales guidance in half, stock plunges 34%

Novavax Inc. executives slashed their annual sales guidance in half Monday while wildly missing financial expectations, sending shares down more than 30% in after-hours trading. Novavax NVAX, -5.01% now projects total 2022 revenue of $2 billion to $2.3 billion, after previously stating a goal of $4 billion to $5 billion. The U.S. Food and Drug … Read more

Campbell Soup, Moderna, Western Digital and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Campbell Soup (CPB) – The food producer’s shares rallied 3.7% in the premarket after Campbell reported an adjusted quarterly profit of 70 cents per share, 9 cents above estimates. Sales also beat forecasts, and the company raised its full-year sales outlook. Campbell also maintained its prior … Read more

Stock futures are higher after S&P 500 falls to its lowest level in more than a year

U.S. stock futures were higher on Monday night after the S&P 500 fell to its lowest level in more than a year. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose by 92 points, or 0.3%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 0.3% and 0.4%, respectively. Shares of AMC and Novavax made moves after hours on the … Read more

Novavax says vaccine targeting Covid and flu shows promising results in early data

A health worker prepares a dose of the Novavax vaccine as the Dutch Health Service Organization starts with the Novavax vaccination program on March 21, 2022 in The Hague, Netherlands. Patrick Van Katwijk | Getty Images Novavax on Wednesday said its vaccine targeting both Covid-19 and the flu triggered an immune response similar to its … Read more