Investing.com -- Stocks in focus in premarket trade on Monday, May 22nd. Please refresh for updates.
Micron (NASDAQ:MU) stock fell 4.3% after China prohibited major local infrastructure operators from purchasing chips made by the U.S. semiconductor firm.
Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META) stock fell 1.2% after the tech giant was fined a record $1.3 billion by the EU’s lead privacy regulator for its handling of user information.
JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) stock rose 0.4% after the largest U.S. lender expected the purchase of First Republic Bank to boost its net interest income by $3 billion this year.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock fell 1% after Loop Capital downgraded the iPhone maker to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’, expecting the company to miss its revenue forecasts.
DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) stock rose 3% after UBS upgraded its stance on the sports gaming company to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’, citing new market penetration and higher revenue growth.
Nike (NYSE:NKE) stock fell 1.5% after Williams Trading downgraded its stance on the sportswear retailer to ‘sell’ from ‘hold’, saying the company faces many headwinds and the stock is expensive.
PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) stock rose 4.5% after the regional lender agreed to sell a portfolio of real estate construction loans, amounting to around $2.6B, to a unit of Kennedy-Wilson (NYSE:KW), up 1%.