Stocks - Amazon, Boeing Fall Premarket; Kimberly Clark Rises

22 April 2019, 16: 48
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Stocks in focus in premarket trading on Monday:

• Boeing (NYSE:BA) stock was down 1.3% by 8:15 AM ET (12:15 GMT) after a New York Times report found that workers are concerned about shoddy practices at its South Carolina plant. The airline company said on its website that the report is inaccurate.

• Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock fell 1.8% as the luxury car maker investigates a video of a parked Model S exploding in Shanghai.

• Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) stock surged 3.9% after its earnings report came in much better than expected, with earnings per share of $1.66 on $4.63 billion of revenue.

• Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) stock jumped 3.4% as its earnings for the first quarter were in line with forecasts, and its CEO Jeff Miller said it believed the worst pricing declines are over.

• Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock inched down 0.3% after it confirmed it is launching an ad-supported free version of its Amazon Music service, which would rival Spotify (NYSE:SPOT).

• Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) stock was up 3.4% after it appointed five new members to its board, as its co-founders stepped down amid pressure from activist investors.