By Peter Nurse
Investing.com — Stocks in focus in premarket trade on Monday, August 22nd. Please refresh for updates.
Tesla (NASDAQ:) stock fell 2.1% after CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the electric car manufacturer is set to increase the price of its top-level driver assistance program by 25% to $15,000 from $12,000 in September.
- Signify Health (NYSE:) stock rose 38% after the Wall Street Journal reported that retail giant Amazon (NASDAQ:), down 2.1%, has entered the bidding war for the home health care services provider.
Netflix (NASDAQ:) stock fell 2.8% after CFRA downgraded its stance on the streaming giant to ‘sell’ from ‘hold’ with the investment research firm citing the near 40% runup in its share price from the mid-July low.
DocuSign (NASDAQ:) stock fell 4% after RBC downgraded its stance on the online cloud-based document management company to ‘sector perform’ from ‘outperform’, with the company having to deal with the abrupt departure of its CEO in June.
- Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:) stock fell 13.6%, extending the recent falls after billionaire investor Ryan Cohen announced he had disposed of his large stake in the troubled retailer.
- AMC Entertainment (NYSE:) stock slumped 33% after main rival Cineworld (LON:), the world’s second largest cinema operator, said it was exploring a bankruptcy.
- Credit Suisse (NYSE:) stock fell 1.3% after the Swiss lender hired Deutsche Bank’s (ETR:) Dixit Joshi as chief financial officer and promoted Francesca McDonagh to chief operating officer as part of the bank’s overhaul.
- United Parcel Service (NYSE:) stock fell 2.1% after Evercore ISI downgraded its stance on the delivery firm to ‘in line’ from ‘outperform’, seeing limited upside given the uncertain economic climate.