Take a look at the businesses making headlines earlier than the bell:
Biogen (BIIB) – Biogen soared 45.6% in premarket buying and selling after Biogen and Japanese accomplice Eisai stated their experimental Alzheimer’s drug dramatically slowed the illness’s development in a research, decreasing cognitive and practical decline by 27%.
Thor Industries (THO) – Thor Industries gained 3.6% within the premarket after the leisure car maker reported better-than-expected revenue and income for its newest quarter. Thor noticed explicit power in its motorized RV section, with a 24.5% acquire over the prior yr.
Lyft (LYFT) – Lyft stated it will freeze hiring by the top of this yr. That follows the ride-hailing firm’s earlier assertion that it will sluggish hiring “dramatically” because it seeks to chop prices. Lyft slid 2.5% in premarket buying and selling.
Apple (AAPL) – Apple is alleged to be backing off plans to extend manufacturing of its new iPhone 14 line, in line with folks aware of the matter who spoke to Bloomberg. That comes after an anticipated surge in demand didn’t materialize. Apple declined 3.7% in premarket motion.
Ocugen (OCGN) – Ocugen surged 8.2% in premarket buying and selling after the drug maker introduced a licensing settlement with Washington College in St. Louis to develop, commercialize and manufacture its intranasal Covid-19 vaccine.
Walt Disney (DIS) – Walt Disney is shutting its 4 Florida theme parks and associated properties because the state braces for Hurricane Ian, which was upgraded to a Class 4 storm this morning.
BlackBerry (BB) – BlackBerry reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss and income that exceeded analyst forecasts, however the communications software program firm’s cybersecurity income fell amid cautious spending by prospects.
Cover Progress (CGC) – Cover Progress introduced plans to divest its retail operations in Canada, promoting shops to accomplice OEG Retail Hashish and hashish retailer 420 Investments. The gross sales come after the hashish producer introduced earlier this yr that it was extending its time-frame to attain profitability. Cover Progress shares slipped 1.8% within the premarket.