Romain Fournier

Chief Editor
Having worked in the British, French and Swiss financial press, Romain is able to report on local and international issues, as comfortable in French as in the language of Shakespeare, Romain Fournier leads the editorial team at Marketscreener. Fine connoisseur of the English-speaking markets, Romain delivers an editorial every day on US and UK markets.

Global markets live: Airbnb, Pandora, Apple, Twitter, Meta...

05/04/2022 | 11:36am EDT

Every day, the MarketScreener team selects the most important news about listed companies in the world, and present it to you in a concise way, straight to the point.




Corporate results:

  • Advanced Micro Device: Results are well received by investors with the stock gaining 6.8% post-session.
  • Airbnb: The stock rallies 5.7% out of session after its results.
  • Equinor: The group beat expectations in Q1, with adjusted net income of $5.2 billion, compared to $4.85 billion expected.
  • Fresenius Medical Care: Quarterly results were slightly below expectations.
  • Geberit: Results were higher than expected but massive cost increases eroded margins.
  • Pandora: The jeweler's first-quarter sales beat estimates and sales forecasts were raised.
  • Siemens Healthineers: The group raises its 2022 outlook due to demand for COVID-19 testing.
  • Solvay: 2022 guidance raised after Q1 results.
  • Starbucks: The stock gains 5% after its quarterly results.
  • Volkswagen: The carmaker maintains its outlook for 2022 as chip supply should improve in the second half of the year.


Important announcements:

  • SAP mandates Moelis to find a buyer for its subsidiary Litmos.
  • Apple has hired an experienced Ford executive, Desi Ujkashevic, to work on its Apple Car electric vehicle project, according to Bloomberg.
  • In the U.S., AT&T is raising prices on its plans to deal with rising costs.
  • Musk says Twitter may charge "small fees" for business and government users. He plans to take the company public again a few years after its buyout.
  • Just Eat Takeaway faces shareholder revolt at AGM.
  • Aston Martin appoints Amedeo Felisa, former Ferrari boss, as CEO.
  • Facebook owner Meta Platforms opens up access to a large AI language model.
  • Fresenius Medical Care's CEO will step down at the end of 2022.
  • Novartis lands a third indication for Kymriah in Europe.

Main earnings reports of the day: Costco, CVS Health, Equinor, Volkswagen, Booking, Enel, Regeneron, Siemens Healthineers, Fortinet, Electricité de France, Geberit, Solvay...

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. -3.66% 73.67 Delayed Quote.-48.80%
AIRBNB, INC. 2.62% 91.41 Delayed Quote.-45.10%
APPLE INC. 1.62% 138.93 Delayed Quote.-23.01%
ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA GLOBAL HOLDINGS PLC -3.24% 427.7 Delayed Quote.-68.39%
AT&T INC. 1.67% 21.31 Delayed Quote.14.71%
BOOKING HOLDINGS INC. 1.09% 1767.98 Delayed Quote.-26.31%
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION 1.35% 485.76 Delayed Quote.-14.43%
CVS HEALTH CORPORATION 1.38% 93.94 Delayed Quote.-10.18%
ELECTRICITÉ DE FRANCE 9.53% 8.55 Real-time Quote.-13.43%
ENEL S.P.A. 1.78% 5.313 Delayed Quote.-24.60%
EQUINOR ASA -3.66% 330 Real-time Quote.39.89%
FORTINET, INC. 1.40% 57.37 Delayed Quote.-20.19%
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO. KGAA -0.10% 47.58 Delayed Quote.-16.73%
GEBERIT AG -0.13% 458.2 Delayed Quote.-38.51%
JUST EAT TAKEAWAY.COM N.V. -1.31% 14.868 Real-time Quote.-69.33%
META PLATFORMS, INC. -0.76% 160.03 Delayed Quote.-52.42%
NOVARTIS AG -0.64% 80.33 Delayed Quote.0.06%
PANDORA A/S 1.12% 451.5 Delayed Quote.-44.63%
REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0.72% 595.4 Delayed Quote.-5.72%
SAP SE -0.26% 86.7 Delayed Quote.-30.58%
SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS AG -0.74% 48.13 Delayed Quote.-26.88%
SOLVAY SA -0.03% 77.3 Real-time Quote.-24.36%
STARBUCKS CORPORATION 3.76% 79.26 Delayed Quote.-32.24%
TWITTER, INC. 2.25% 38.23 Delayed Quote.-11.55%
VOLKSWAGEN AG 0.05% 127.48 Delayed Quote.-28.17%