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Carnival, FedEx, Zendesk and more


The Carnival Paradise cruise ship arrives in port June 30, 2017 in Havana, Cuba.

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Listed below are the stocks making headlines in midday trading:

Carnival Cruise Lines – Shares of Carnival Cruise Lines jumped 12.4% after the travel company said it had its best booking volumes because the start of the pandemic in the course of the second quarter. Carnival’s results missed estimates on top and bottom lines. The corporate also reported that money from operations turned positive in April and was positive for the second quarter.

FedEx – The logistics and delivery stock rose 7.2% after FedEx said it expected adjusted earnings to rise in its current fiscal 12 months. FedEx reported mixed results for its fiscal fourth quarter, with adjusted earnings of $6.87 per share on $24.39 billion of revenue. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv were searching for $6.86 in earnings per share of $24.56 billion of revenue.

Zendesk – Shares of the software company surged by nearly 28% after the corporate announced a buyout take care of a gaggle of personal equity firms including Hellman & Friedman and Permira. The all-cash deal values Zendesk at about $10.2 billion.

Microsoft – The tech company saw shares advance by 3.4% after Citi named it a “top pick” and said the sell-off in software stocks is usually done. Citi has high conviction in Microsoft’s double-digit growth and long-term pricing power, it said in a note Friday.

CarMax – The automobile dealership stock rose 7.2% after CarMax beat estimates on the highest and bottom lines The corporate reported $1.56 in earnings per share on $9.31 billion of revenue. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv were searching for $1.49 in earnings per share on $9.06 billion of revenue.

Bausch Health Firms – The health stock surged 20% after Bausch announced that Joseph Papa resigned from its board of directors. Papa is being replaced by investor John Paulson, who will serve because the chairperson of the board.

LendingTree – The financial services stock dropped nearly 8% after LendingTree lowered its second-quarter guidance. The corporate now expects revenue between $259 million and $264 million, down from a spread of $283 million to $293 million previously. The corporate said in a release that inflation and rising rates of interest have put pressure on its business.

Wolfspeed – The semiconductor stock jumped 13.5% after Goldman Sachs upgraded Wolfspeed to purchase from neutral. Goldman said in a note that it’s “tactically more bullish” on Wolfspeed after the stock’s recent declines.

Iron Mountain — Shares leapt greater than 3.2% after Barclays initiated coverage of Iron Mountain with an chubby rating. Analysts said the records storage company has nearly 21% upside from Thursday’s close, because the business has “proven resilient” lately.

Wells Fargo —  Shares surged greater than 7% after the Federal Reserve said Wells Fargo, amongst other large banks, passed the central bank’s annual stress test. The central bank said Wells Fargo has maintained strong capital levels to weather a severe recession. Wells Fargo didn’t see growth in its stress capital buffer, unlike a few of its peers.

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