BELLEVUE, Wash. _ Paccar Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $378.4 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1 per share. Paccar shares have fallen 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 2 percent.
European markets ended the day higher, after the ECB held fire and the widely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls came in stronger than expected.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
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Treasurys rose on month-end buying and lingering concerns about EM economies, putting safe-haven bonds on track to notch strong gains in January.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a steep drop at the start of trading on Wall Street Friday, ahead of fourth quarter earnings from Chevron and MasterCard.
We saw mixed reports from large multinational industrial companies. Key sectors to watch include companies that make heating and air conditioning systems, electric motors, and truck parts.
Tesla Motors continues to ride a wave of good news as it will join the Nasdaq 100, which is a listing of the 100 largest nonfinancial companies on the exchange, on July 15.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Oct 25- U.S. heavy truck maker Paccar Inc reported lower quarterly profit and sales, reflecting lower industry truck orders in Europe and North America due to an uneven economy, but beat Wall Street estimates.
BELLEVUE, Wash.-- Heavy-duty truck maker Paccar posted a 17 percent drop in third-quarter profit early Thursday. But sales to countries in South America helped offset some of the damage, and Paccar's results topped Wall Street's expectations.
Oct 24- Embattled U.S. truck and engine maker Navistar International Corporation said it would sell 10 million common shares to the public to raise about $190 million to fund capital expenditure and other initiatives.
NEW YORK-- Accuride's stock plunged to an all-time low on Wednesday as the company said it would not do as well as it had thought this year. THE SPARK: Accuride, which makes parts for commercial vehicles, previously predicted a full-year loss of 5 cents to 12 cents per share.
Oct 8- Navistar International Corp agreed to appoint three new members to its board, avoiding a proxy fight with activist investors Carl Icahn and Mark Rachesky, who have demanded changes at the U.S. truck and engine maker. Navistar shares gained 5 percent to $22.28 in early trading on Monday following the news.