Daily News Portal

U.S. Steel, Tesla, AMC, Nikola, and More Stock Market Movers

Stock futures were rising Monday as markets have stumbled to add to this year’s rally during August. The focus for Wall Street this week will be on minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting and earnings reports from some of the biggest U.S. retailers.

U.S. Steel

(X) rejected an unsolicited buyout offer from rival


(CLF) that would have valued

U.S. Steel

at about $7.3 billion. The board of U.S. Steel called the proposal “unreasonable.”


said the implied value of the offer was $35 a share. U.S. Steel closed Friday at $22.72 and was surging in premarket trading by 26% to $28.63. Cleveland-Cliffs shares declined 3%.


(TSLA) was falling 1.9% after cutting prices in China on two versions of its Model Y sedan. The price of a long-range Model Y was cut by 14,000 yuan, to 299,900 yuan, and the performance version also was reduced by 14,000 yuanto 349,900 yuan.


also rolled out an incentive of 8,000 yuan, or about $1,100, for certain Model 3 sedans in China. The price cuts will lead to more questions about price wars and demand for electric vehicles in the world’s largest market for new cars.

AMC Entertainment

(AMC) shares fell 28% in premarket trading after the movie-theater chain won approval to move ahead with a planned conversion of AMC Preferred Equity, or APE, units into common shares. APE units soared 28%. AMC has sought to convert its preferred equity units, known as Apes, into common shares and enact a 10-for-1 reverse stock split to raise capital.  

Advertisement – Scroll to Continue


(NKLA) was falling 14% after announcing it would be recalling about 209 of its Class 8 Tre battery-electric vehicles after a third-party investigator found that a defective battery part likely caused a fire in one of the trucks at the company’s headquarters in Phoenix.


(OKTA) was rising 5% to $75 after shares of the identity-management software provider were upgraded to Buy from Sell at

Goldman Sachs

and the price target was raised to $91 from $77.

Keysight Technologies

(KEYS) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA with a price target of $148, down from $163. Keysight, a maker of electronics test and measurement equipment, is scheduled to issue fiscal third-quarter earnings on Thursday. The stock fell 3% to $151.89.


Advertisement – Scroll to Continue

(MNDY) rose 3.2% after second-quarter earnings topped analysts’ estimates and the communications software company raised revenue guidance.

Earnings reports are expected later this week from



Home Depot




Cisco Systems




Applied Materials




Palo Alto Networks

(PANW), and



Write to Joe Woelfel at [email protected] 

Read More:U.S. Steel, Tesla, AMC, Nikola, and More Stock Market Movers