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GLOBAL MARKETS LIVE: Walmart, Daimler, Facebook…

02/18/2021 | 09:56am EDT

A spate of quarterly earnings releases this morning. In the U.S., Walmart is releasing its results, while in Europe, food giant Nestlé and automotive giant Daimler are publishing their reports, among others.

 

 

Walmart, Nestlé, Applied Materials, Airbus, Daimler, Roku, Electricité de France, Barclays, Crédit Suisse and Moncler are among companies reporting their results today.

 

  • Baidu: Quarterly results are slightly better than expected and Q1 forecast is slightly better than expected.
  • Barclays: results are better than expected and a £700m share buyback program has been launched.
  • Crédit Suisse: net profit declined by 22% to CHF 2.7bn. The proposed dividend is up to CHF 0.2926.
  • Daimler: revenues and earnings are expected to be significantly higher in 2021, the manufacturer announced on the sidelines of its 2020 figures.
  • Nestlé: the world's leading food company reported results close to expectations in 2020, including organic growth of 3.6%. This year, the company is targeting a continued increase in its "single-digit" organic growth.
  • Walmart is down 4.3% ahead of the stock market after publishing a quarterly profit below expectations for the first time in two years and a cautious forecast.
  • Marriott announced on Thursday a new quarterly loss, as bookings from the world's largest hotel chain declined due to travel restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The share fell by 2% in pre-market trading.
  • Royal Dutch Shell seals the sale of its Canadian shale assets to Crescent Point Energy for $707 million.
  • ThyssenKrupp ends discussions with Liberty Steel.
  • General Motors is forced to freeze certain operations in Mexico due to a shortage of natural gas.
  • Facebook blocks media in Australia in response to new regulations in the country.
  • Befimmo extends its portfolio to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
  • Jaguar Land Rover (Tata Motors) will cut 2,000 jobs worldwide.
  • Tesla has reduced the selling price of the cheapest versions of the Model 3 and Model Y while increasing the price of the most expensive cars, shows the site of the electric vehicle manufacturer.

© MarketScreener.com 2021
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
AIRBUS SE -0.18% 97.83 Real-time Quote.9.09%
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 2.51% 131.81 Delayed Quote.49.00%
BAIDU, INC. 1.42% 211.23 Delayed Quote.-3.82%
BARCLAYS PLC 0.02% 181.98 Delayed Quote.23.94%
BEFIMMO SA -1.68% 35.1 Real-time Quote.-1.65%
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG -0.87% 9.352 Delayed Quote.-17.28%
CRESCENT NV 0.00% 0.0314 Real-time Quote.-10.29%
CRESCENT POINT ENERGY CORP. 0.87% 4.62 Delayed Quote.54.21%
DAIMLER AG -0.49% 73.42 Delayed Quote.27.51%
ELECTRICITÉ DE FRANCE -3.04% 11.465 Real-time Quote.-8.30%
FACEBOOK INC -1.45% 298.46 Delayed Quote.10.80%
GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY 0.97% 56.32 Delayed Quote.33.93%
JAGUAR MINING INC. 2.32% 7.07 Delayed Quote.-17.27%
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2.30% 145.2 Delayed Quote.7.62%
MONCLER S.P.A. 3.86% 52.2 Delayed Quote.0.16%
NESTLÉ S.A. 1.00% 107.02 Delayed Quote.1.63%
ROKU, INC. -1.53% 349.235 Delayed Quote.8.77%
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC 1.74% 16.062 Real-time Quote.8.03%
TATA MOTORS LIMITED -1.00% 297.95 End-of-day quote.62.19%
TESLA, INC. -0.96% 712.5652 Delayed Quote.1.89%
THYSSENKRUPP AG 0.09% 10.6 Delayed Quote.30.23%
WALMART INC. 0.36% 141.38 Delayed Quote.-2.33%