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Midday movers: SoFi Technologies, Johnson & Johnson, Wayfair and more

Published 07/31/2023, 07:58 AM
Updated 07/31/2023, 12:36 PM
© Reuters. -- U.S. stocks were edging higher on Monday as a deluge of earnings from tech giants and other megacap companies are expected this week.

Here are some of the biggest U.S. stock movers today:

  • SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock surged 18% after the online personal finance company easily beat revenue expectations in its second quarter, while reporting a narrower-than-expected loss.
  • Walmart (NYSE:WMT) stock dipped 0.4% after the Wall Street Journal reported that the retail giant has further cemented its interest in Flipkart through a $1.4 billion purchase of shares from a major investor in the Indian e-commerce group.

  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock fell 3.9% after a U.S. judge dismissed the drugmaker's second attempt to resolve tens of thousands of lawsuits over its talc products.

  • Chevron (NYSE:CVX) stock rose 2.8% after Goldman Sachs upgraded its stance on the oil major to ‘Buy’ from ‘Neutral’, seeing the potential for strong future growth.

  • Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) stock rose 3.6% after Morgan Stanley upgraded the computer software company to ‘Overweight’ from ‘Equal weight’, citing potential upside from Generative AI.

  • Carvana (NYSE:CVNA) stock fell 4.1% after Jefferies downgraded the online used car retailer to ‘Underperform’ from Hold’, saying the company’s current tailwinds aren’t sustainable.

  • Wayfair (NYSE:W) stock rose 5.7% after Piper Sandler upgraded the e-commerce company to ‘Overweight’ from 'Neutral', citing improving sales, rising market share, and an attractive valuation.

  • Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX) stock fell 0.4%% after the medical laboratories company launched the first direct-to-consumer blood test to detect abnormal levels of beta amyloid, a key Alzheimer's protein.

--Peter Nurse contributed to this report

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