UPS, LCID, MRNA, KDP, MSFT, T, TSLA, XOM: Trending Stocks Today 1 Feb

By Kirsteen Mackay


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The S&P suffered the worst start to the year since the global financial crisis. Will February improve?

Trending Stocks Today

After a strong finish yesterday, there's hope for an upbeat start to February in the equity markets. Can growth stock performance rally a return or will value make the comeback it's been promising?

Oil down. Gold up. Bitcoin up.

14,239.88 (+3.41%) 4,515.55 (+1.89%) 38,617.34 (+4.29%)

Here are some trending stocks today: 

  • United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) share price is up over 13% on margin-driven earnings beat.

  • Bio-Techne (NASDAQ: TECH) is up over 10%.

  • Global packaging company Amcor (NYSE: AMCR) is up in pre-market trading. Q2 earnings are due at close.

  • Lucid (NASDAQ: LCID) stock is up nearly 5% as the company gets closer to expanding in Europe. 

  • Moderna (NYSE: MRNA) received full FDA approval for its COVID-19 vaccine yesterday. The shares continue to rally.

  • Keurig Dr. Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is down. 

  • Antitrust review of Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) to be handled by the FTC.

  • AT&T (NYSE: T) is down on the decision to divest WarnerMedia division via a spinoff after merging WarnerMedia with Discovery. Discovery's (NYSE: DISCA) share price is down over 5% pre-market.

  • Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) is recalling nearly 54,000 cars and SUVs because their "Full Self-Driving" software lets them roll through stop signs without coming to a complete halt. TSLA stock is down.

  • Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) stock is rising on an upbeat earnings report as the oil price soars. 

  • Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR) is up over 4%. 

  • FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) stock is up nearly 4%.

  • PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) stock delivered earnings beat on key metrics with an upbeat outlook on demand.

  • NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) also beat guiding above and noted ongoing demand ahead of supply.

  • Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE: AXTA) guided EBITDA well below expectations, with raw material inflation expected to remain elevated.

Also up in early market trading are:

  • Catalent Inc (NYSE: CTLT) over 4%.

  • Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) nearly 4%

  • Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) nearly 6%

  • Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. (NYSE: FCX) 1.8%

  • Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL) 3%

  • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) 2%

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