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Global markets live: BNP Paribas, Ubisoft, Amazon, Chevron, Coca-Cola...

10/29/2021 | 10:25am EDT

Every day, the MarketScreener team compiles and summarizes the most important news related to listed companies around the world.




  • BNP Paribas: the bank will buy back €900m of its own shares after posting higher-than-expected profits in Q3.
  • Safran: the group raises its free cash flow target for 2021, as activity recovers in Q3.
  • Ubisoft: revised downwards its net bookings target, but maintained its operating income target.
  • Amazon: the stock loses 4% after mixed results due to rising costs and slightly narrowed forecasts for Q4.
  • Apple: the stock loses 3.5% in the after-hours after a disappointing quarterly sales figure.
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria: quarterly results beat expectations. A €3.5bn share buyback programme is launched.
  • Daimler: results are better than expected despite chip shortages.
  • Holcim: quarterly results beat AWP consensus. 2022 strategy targets expected to be met a year ahead of schedule.
  • Signify: Q3 Ebitda is lower-than-expected due to shortages.
  • Starbucks: Q3 growth is lower than expected, the stock loses 4% in after-hours trading.
  • Facebook renames itself Meta and will trade under the new ticker MVRS as of December 1.
  • Exor enters into exclusive negotiations to sell PartnerRe to Covéa for $9bn.
  • Coca-Cola is closing in on a deal for a majority stake in BodyArmor, valued at $8 billion, according to Bloomberg.
  • Zendesk will buy Momentive Global for USD 28 per share.
  • Chevron reported its highest quarterly profit in eight years on Friday, the result of soaring oil and natural gas prices combined with recovering demand. The stock gained 2% in pre-market trading after the release of the financial statements.
  • Exxon Mobil is scheduled to release its quarterly results before the opening of the U.S. markets.
  • Coca-Cola is set to sign a deal to buy a majority stake in sports drink maker BodyArmor, valued at nearly $8 billion, Bloomberg reported Thursday, citing people close to the matter.
  • Gilead Sciences on Thursday reported higher-than-expected third-quarter profit on strong demand for its COVID-19 treatment but noted that sales of its other drugs would be below previous estimates for the full year. The stock is down 1.7% in pre-market trading.
  • ZenDesk, a software company, announced on Thursday that it had acquired Momentive Global, owner of the online survey platform SurveyMonkey, for nearly $4 billion.

Major earnings reports: Berkshire Hathaway, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, AbbVie, Daimler, EssilorLuxottica, BNP Paribas, Glencore, Safran, ENI...


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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ABBVIE INC. -0.38% 150 Delayed Quote.10.78%
AMAZON.COM, INC. 3.66% 2302.93 Delayed Quote.-30.93%
APPLE INC. 4.08% 149.64 Delayed Quote.-15.73%
BALYO -0.10% 0.998 Real-time Quote.-16.56%
BBVA 0.68% 5.041 Delayed Quote.-3.98%
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. 2.10% 478669.51 Delayed Quote.6.21%
BIO-UV GROUP -1.42% 4.87 Real-time Quote.-7.06%
BITCOIN (BTC/EUR) 1.51% 27046.6 End-of-day quote.-35.65%
BITCOIN (BTC/USD) 1.46% 29013.5 End-of-day quote.-39.22%
BNP PARIBAS 1.61% 53.55 Real-time Quote.-11.88%
CERINNOV GROUP 4.07% 1.176 Real-time Quote.-12.89%
CHEVRON CORPORATION 0.96% 178.28 Delayed Quote.51.92%
CLASQUIN 0.34% 59.8 Real-time Quote.-21.32%
COCA-COLA EUROPACIFIC PARTNERS PLC 0.30% 50.25 Real-time Quote.2.38%
COFACE SA 0.85% 10.72 Real-time Quote.-14.45%
DELIVEROO PLC -1.42% 85.92 Delayed Quote.-59.03%
ENI SPA -0.38% 14.192 Delayed Quote.16.14%
ESSILORLUXOTTICA 2.86% 152.7 Real-time Quote.-18.45%
EUROPCAR MOBILITY GROUP 0.04% 0.5074 Real-time Quote.0.24%
EXELON CORPORATION 1.40% 49.85 Delayed Quote.21.89%
EXOR N.V. 1.30% 70 Delayed Quote.-11.35%
EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION 0.98% 97.59 Delayed Quote.59.49%
FERMENTALG 0.00% 2.494 Real-time Quote.-19.81%
FREELANCE.COM 0.27% 7.3 Real-time Quote.-10.43%
GAMESTOP CORP. 6.81% 137.21 Delayed Quote.-7.53%
GENOMIC VISION -0.83% 0.096 Real-time Quote.-58.26%
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. 0.51% 64.8 Delayed Quote.-10.76%
GLENCORE PLC 1.35% 526.2 Delayed Quote.40.34%
GOLD BY GOLD -0.90% 2.2 Real-time Quote.54.93%
HOLCIM LTD 0.82% 48 Delayed Quote.3.20%
LONDON BRENT OIL 1.52% 119.2 Delayed Quote.50.58%
MERCEDES-BENZ GROUP AG 1.26% 66.02 Delayed Quote.-2.32%
META PLATFORMS, INC. 1.83% 195.13 Delayed Quote.-41.99%
METADVERTISE -6.36% 0.4195 Real-time Quote.1.70%
MOMENTIVE GLOBAL INC. 5.37% 12.56 Delayed Quote.-40.61%
PLANT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES -2.93% 18.2 Real-time Quote.-2.15%
PRODWAYS GROUP 0.57% 2.655 Real-time Quote.-10.00%
S&P GSCI NATURAL GAS INDEX -1.89% 408.6057 Real-time Quote.133.97%
SAFRAN 0.97% 99.54 Real-time Quote.-7.54%
SIGNIFY N.V. 1.49% 37.37 Real-time Quote.-8.36%
STARBUCKS CORPORATION 2.98% 76.71 Delayed Quote.-34.42%
TARKETT 1.21% 13.38 Real-time Quote.-31.38%
THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY 3.70% 34.44 Delayed Quote.-31.24%
WAVESTONE -0.92% 53.8 Real-time Quote.-1.10%
WTI 0.94% 115.083 Delayed Quote.51.34%
X-FAB SILICON FOUNDRIES SE 2.16% 7.325 Real-time Quote.-19.86%
ZENDESK, INC. 5.73% 99.03 Delayed Quote.-5.04%