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05/05/23 Briefing



The S&P 500 futures are up 29 points and are trading 0.7% above fair value. The Nasdaq 100 futures are up 88 points and are trading 0.7% above fair value. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are up 180 points and are trading 0.5% above fair value.

Stock futures have a positive disposition, boosted by a decent earnings-related gain in Apple along with rebound price action in regional bank stocks after sharp declines recently. Investors are eagerly anticipating a potentially market-moving April Employment Report at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Treasury yields are moving higher as the flight to safety trade unwinds somewhat. The 2-yr note yield is up nine basis points to 3.83% and the 10-yr note yield is up six basis points to 3.41%. The U.S. Dollar Index is flat at 101.39.

Oil prices are reclaiming lost ground, trading back above $70.00/bbl, up 2.7% to $70.42/bbl. 

In corporate news:

  • Apple (AAPL 170.27, +4.48, +2.7%): beats by $0.09, beats on revs; iPhones ahead of expectations; Macs miss; raises dividend 4%; authorized an additional program to repurchase up to $90 billion of common stock; expects June quarter revenue performance to similar to the March quarter. F/X will have a negative impact of 4%. Services revenue growth will be similar to March quarter; expects gross margin of 44.0-44.5%

  • Lyft (LYFT 9.03, -1.66, -15.5%): beats by $0.15, beats on revs, adjusted EBITDA of $22.7 mln, exceeding prior guidance of $5-$15 mln; guides Q2 revs below consensus; Expects rideshare ride growth to accelerate further in Q2 as new pricing takes full effect

  • Coinbase Global (COIN 53.46, +4.24, +8.6%): reports Q1 (Mar) results, beats on revs; expects subscription and services revs of ~$300 mln in Q2

  • Carvana (CVNA 9.85, +2.65, +36.8%): beats by $0.36, reports revs in-line; expects to achieve positive Adjusted EBITDA in Q2

  • PacWest (PACW 3.8000, +0.63, +19.9%) and Western Alliance (WAL 20.60, +2.40, +13.2%): rebound effort underway following yesterday's outsized losses

  • Block (SQ 62.67, +2.24, +3.7%): beats by $0.06, beats on revs, GPV up 17% yr/yr; raises FY23 adjusted EBITDA outlook; Focusing heavily on markets in Africa, LatAm, Asia, and Oceania going forward

  • Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD 11.69, -0.64, -5.2%): misses by $0.32, reports revs in-line

  • Bumble Inc. (BMBL 19.30, +1.66, +9.4%): misses by $0.13, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance; approves $150 mln share repurchase

  • Booking Holdings (BKNG 2543.00, -60.57, -2.3%): beats by $0.81, reports revs in-line

  • Disney (DIS 98.05, +0.60, +0.6%): Florida legislators pass bill allowing tourism board to cancel Disney development agreements, according to Reuters.

  • DoorDash (DASH 65.52, +2.69, +4.3%): beats on EPS and adjusted EBITDA, beats on revs

  • Cirrus Logic (CRUS 82.33, -2.52, -3.0%): beats by $0.08, beats on revs; guides JunQ revs below consensus

  • Atlassian (TEAM 130.25, -19.80, -13.2%): beats by $0.21, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs in-line; downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman

  • Expedia Group (EXPE 94.25, +5.08, +5.7%): misses by $0.23, reports revs in-line

  • Bill.com(BILL 92.49, +12.58, +15.7%): beats by $0.26, beats on revs; guides Q4 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus

Reviewing overnight developments:

  • Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended the week on a mixed note while markets in Japan and South Korea were closed for holidays. Japan's Nikkei: CLOSED (+1.0% for the week), Hong Kong's Hang Seng: +0.4% (+0.8% for the week), China's Shanghai Composite: -0.5% (+0.3% for the week), India's Sensex: -1.1% (-0.1% for the week), South Korea's Kospi: CLOSED (UNCH for the week), Australia's ASX All Ordinaries: +0.3% (-1.5% for the week).

    • In economic data:

      • China's April Caixin Services PMI 56.4 (expected 57.3; last 57.8)

      • Australia's March Home Loans 6.5% m/m (expected -1.0%; last -1.2%)

      • Singapore's March Retail Sales 2.2% m/m (expected -0.1%; last 4.1%); 4.5% yr/yr (expected 6.0%; last 12.6%)

    • In news:

      • China's Caixin Services PMI remained in expansion for the fourth consecutive month in April, though the pace of growth slowed.

      • Japan's Prime Minister Kishida repeated that he does not intend to call an election at this time.

      • Foxconn's revenue was down nearly 12.0% yr/yr in April.

  • Major European indices trade in the green. STOXX Europe 600: +0.3% (-1.0% week-to-date), Germany's DAX: +0.7% (-0.4% week-to-date), U.K.'s FTSE 100: +0.4% (-1.7% week-to-date), France's CAC 40: +0.5% (-1.5% week-to-date), Italy's FTSE MIB: +1.5% (UNCH week-to-date), Spain's IBEX 35: +0.5% (-1.6% week-to-date).

    • In economic data:

      • Eurozone's March Retail Sales -1.2% m/m (expected -0.1%; last -0.2%); -3.8% yr/yr (expected -3.1%; last -2.4%)

      • Germany's March Factory Orders -10.7% m/m (expected -2.2%; last 4.5%)

      • U.K.'s April Construction PMI 51.1 (expected 51.0; last 50.7)

      • France's March Industrial Production -1.1% m/m (expected -0.3%; last 1.4%). Q1 nonfarm payrolls 0.2% qtr/qtr, as expected (last 0.2%)

      • Italy's March Retail Sales 0.0% m/m, as expected (last -0.1%); 5.8% yr/yr (expected 4.4%; last 5.8%)

      • Spain's March Industrial Production 4.5% yr/yr (expected -0.1%: last 0.1%)

      • Swiss April CPI 0.0% m/m (expected 0.2%; last 0.2%); 2.6% yr/yr (expected 2.8%; last 2.9%). April Unemployment Rate 1.9%, as expected (last 1.9%)

    • In news:

      • European Central Bank policymaker Villeroy de Galhau said that he prefers smaller rate hikes and that a several more increases are likely to take place.

      • The ECB's latest survey of professional forecasters showed a downward revision to inflation expectations for the year (to 5.6% from 5.9%) while the growth forecast for 2023 was revised up to 0.6% from 0.2%.

 

U.S. equity futures:

  • S&P 500 Futures: +28 @ 4,089

  • DJIA Futures: +172 @ 33,299

  • Nasdaq 100 Futures: +84 @ 13,067

Overseas:

  • Europe: DAX +0.7%, FTSE +0.4%, CAC +0.5%

  • Asia: Nikkei CLOSED, Hang Seng +0.4%, Shanghai Composite -0.5%

Commodities:

  • Crude Oil +1.82 @ 70.38

  • Nat Gas +0.004 @ 2.105

  • Gold -12.50 @ 2043.20

  • Silver -0.094 @ 26.133

  • Copper -0.0152 @ 3.8478


 

Earnings/Guidance:

  • AAON (AAON) beats by $0.14, beats on revs

  • ACCO Brands (ACCO) beats by $0.04, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS in-line; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance

  • ACM Research (ACMR) beats by $0.12, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Adidas AG (ADDYY) reports Q1 results; revs decline 1% yr/yr; reaffirms FY23 outlook

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD) misses by $0.02, beats on revs

  • AES (AES) reports EPS in-line, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) misses by $0.11, misses on revs; lowers FY23 EPS below consensus, cuts adjusted EBITDA outlook

  • Alliant Energy (LNT) reports Q1 (Mar) results, misses on revs (single est); reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance

  • Alpha and Omega Semi (AOSL) misses by $0.02, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs mostly above consensus

  • Altair Engineering (ALTR) beats by $0.07, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs below consensus; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Ameren (AEE) beats by $0.06, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 FFO guidance

  • American Intl (AIG) beats by $0.21; increases quarterly dividend by 12.5%

  • Americold Realty Trust (COLD) beats by $0.08, misses on revs; guides FY23 AFFO above consensus

  • AMN Healthcare (AMN) beats by $0.13, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs above consensus; to implement ASR program of approx $200 mln

  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals (APLS) misses by $0.10, beats on revs

  • Apple (AAPL) beats by $0.09, beats on revs; iPhones ahead of expectations; Macs miss; raises dividend 4%; authorized an additional program to repurchase up to $90 billion of common stock

  • Arvinas (ARVN) misses by $0.05, beats on revs

  • Atlassian (TEAM) beats by $0.21, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs in-line

  • Avid Tech (AVID) misses by $0.10, misses on revs; guides Q2 EPS below consensus, revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance, revs guidance

  • AZEK (AZEK) beats by $0.05, beats on revs; guides Q3 revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 adjusted EBITDA guidance

  • B&G Foods (BGS) beats by $0.01, misses on revs; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance, revs guidance

  • Barings BDC (BBDC) reports Q1 (Mar) results, revs in-line

  • Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN) misses by $0.37, misses on revs

  • BigCommerce (BIGC) beats by $0.06, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 revs in-line; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Bio-Rad Labs (BIO) misses by $0.36, misses on revs; guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • Bill.com(BILL) beats by $0.26, beats on revs; guides Q4 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus

  • BlackLine (BL) beats by $0.18, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 EPS above consensus, revs in-line; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Block (SQ) beats by $0.06, beats on revs, GPV up 17% yr/yr; raises FY23 adjusted EBITDA outlook

  • Boise Cascade (BCC) beats by $0.80, beats on revs

  • Booking Holdings (BKNG) beats by $0.81, reports revs in-line

  • Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP) beats by $0.02, beats on revs

  • Bumble Inc. (BMBL) misses by $0.13, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance; approves $150 mln share repurchase

  • Cable ONE (CABO) misses by $4.44, reports revs in-line

  • Cardlytics (CDLX) beats by $0.19, misses on revs; guides Q2 revs in-line

  • Carvana (CVNA) beats by $0.36, reports revs in-line; expects to achieve positive Adjusted EBITDA in Q2

  • Cboe Global Markets (CBOE) beats by $0.03, misses on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Chuy's (CHUY) beats by $0.10, beats on revs, comps of +8.0%; guides FY23 EPS above consensus

  • Cinemark (CNK) beats by $0.25, beats on revs

  • Cirrus Logic (CRUS) beats by $0.08, beats on revs; guides JunQ revs below consensus

  • Clearwater Analytics (CWAN) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs in-line; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • CNH Industrial (CNHI) beats by $0.03, reports revs in-line

  • Codexis (CDXS) misses by $0.09, misses on revs; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Cohu (COHU) beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 revs in-line

  • Coinbase Global (COIN) reports Q1 (Mar) results, beats on revs; expects subscription and services revs of ~$300 mln in Q2

  • Collegium Pharmaceutical (COLL) beats by $1.01, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Con Edison (ED) beats by $0.26, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance

  • Construction Partners (ROAD) beats by $0.07, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs mostly above consensus

  • Coterra Energy (CTRA) beats by $0.17, beats on revs

  • Cryoport (CYRX) beats by $0.09, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Cushman & Wakefield (CWK) misses by $0.29, beats on revs

  • Cytokinetics (CYTK) misses by $0.20, beats on revs

  • Definitive Healthcare (DH) beats by $0.02, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS below consensus, revs in-line; guides FY23 EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • Diamondrock Hospitality (DRH) reports FFO in-line, beats on revs

  • DMC Global (BOOM) beats by $0.02, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs in-line

  • Dolby Labs (DLB) beats by $0.29, beats on revs; guides Q3 EPS below consensus, revs in-line; guides FY23 EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • Dominion Energy (D) beats by $0.02, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS below consensus

  • DoorDash (DASH) beats on EPS and adjusted EBITDA, beats on revs

  • DraftKings (DKNG) beats by $0.35, beats on revs; raises FY23 revs guidance above consensus

  • Dropbox (DBX) beats by $0.06, beats on revs; projects Q2 and FY23 revs in-line with consensus; maintains FY24 FCF target

  • Editas Medicine (EDIT) beats by $0.10, beats on revs

  • El Pollo Loco (LOCO) beats by $0.03, reports revs in-line; comps +0.8% yr/yr

  • Envestnet (ENV) beats by $0.01, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus; guides FY23 EPS in-line, revs below consensus

  • EOG Resources (EOG) beats by $0.20, beats on revs

  • EPAM Systems (EPAM) beats by $0.13, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus; guides FY23 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus

  • Essent Group (ESNT) beats by $0.15, beats on revs

  • Evergy (EVRG) beats by $0.01; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance

  • Expedia Group (EXPE) misses by $0.23, reports revs in-line

  • Federal Realty (FRT) beats by $0.02, misses on revs; guides FY23 FFO in-line

  • FIGS, Inc. (FIGS) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Five9 (FIVN) beats by $0.17, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus

  • Floor & Decor (FND) misses by $0.01, reports revs in-line, comps of -3.3%; guides FY23 EPS in-line, reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Fluor (FLR) misses by $0.09, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance

  • Fortinet (FTNT) beats by $0.05, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS, revs above consensus; guides FY23 EPS, revs above consensus

  • Fox Factory Holding (FOXF) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus; guides FY23 EPS below consensus, revs in-line

  • Frontier Communications (FYBR) Parent misses by $0.08, reports revs in-line

  • Fulgent Genetics () beats by $0.30, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS above consensus

  • Funko (FNKO) beats by $0.43, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS in-line, revs below consensus; guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • Globus Medical (GMED) beats by $0.02, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance, revs guidance

  • GoDaddy (GDDY) misses by $0.19, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Goodyear Tire (GT) misses by $0.03, misses on revs; expects Q2 volumes to be slightly lower yr/yr

  • Gray Television (GTN) misses by $0.19, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs in-line

  • Green Dot (GDOT) beats by $0.19, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance, revs guidance

  • Hannon Armstrong Sust. Infr. (HASI) reports Q1 (Mar) results

  • Hercules Capital (HTGC) beats by $0.02, beats on revs

  • Huntsman (HUN) beats by $0.06, misses on revs

  • Inogen (INGN) beats by $0.12, misses on revs

  • Insulet (PODD) beats by $0.13, beats on revs; raises FY23 revenue guidance above consensus

  • Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) reports Q1 trading update; CEO to step down

  • Interface (TILE) misses by $0.04, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 revs below two analyst estimate; lowers FY23 revs in-line

  • International Seaways (INSW) beats by $0.57, beats on revs; declares common dividend and supplemental dividend

  • iRhythm (IRTC) misses by $0.28, beats on revs; raises FY23 revenue guidance

  • Jamf Holding (JAMF) beats by $0.03, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs in-line; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Johnson Controls (JCI) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; guides Q3 EPS in-line; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • Keros Therapeutics (KROS) misses by $0.12

  • Ligand Pharma (LGND) beats by $1.39, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, revs in-line

  • Lyft (LYFT) beats by $0.15, beats on revs, adjusted EBITDA of $22.7 mln, exceeding prior guidance of $5-$15 mln; guides Q2 revs below consensus

  • Magna (MGA) beats by $0.28, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs above consensus

  • MasTec (MTZ) beats by $0.03, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS below consensus, revs in-line; guides FY23 EPS in-line, revs above consensus

  • Matson (MATX) beats by $0.18, reports revs in-line

  • McGrath RentCorp (MGRC) beats by $0.20, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Mercer Intl (MERC) reports Q1 (Mar) results, beats on revs; provides Q2 commentary

  • Mettler-Toledo (MTD) beats by $0.08, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 EPS below consensus; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • Microchip (MCHP) beats by $0.02, beats on revs; guides Q1 EPS in-line, revs in-line; increases quarterly cash dividend to $0.383/share from $0.358/share

  • Momentive Global (MNTV) beats by $0.03, reports revs in-line

  • Monolithic Power (MPWR) beats by $0.03, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 revs below consensus

  • Monster Beverage (MNST) beats by $0.04, reports revs in-line; case volumes +8.1% to 182.4 mln

  • Motorola Solutions (MSI) beats by $0.17, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus

  • MP Materials (MP) beats by $0.08, beats on revs

  • NCR Corp (NCR) beats by $0.07, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS, revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 EPS, revs guidance

  • nLIGHT (LASR) beats by $0.12, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs below consensus

  • Northern Oil & Gas (NOG) beats by $0.17, beats on revs

  • Onto Innovation (ONTO) beats by $0.03, reports revs in-line; guides mid-point of Q2 EPS below consensus, revs in-line

  • Opendoor Technologies (OPEN) beats by $0.44, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs below consensus

  • Open Text (OTEX) beats by $0.27, beats on revs

  • Orion Engineered Carbons (OEC) beats by $0.21, misses on revs; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance, approved approximately 6.9 mln share repurchase program

  • Owens & Minor (OMI) beats by $0.14, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus

  • Paylocity (PCTY) beats by $0.21, beats on revs; guides JunQ revs in-line; guides FY23 revs above consensus

  • PBF Energy (PBF) beats by $0.16, beats on revs

  • Pembina Pipeline (PBA) beats by $0.47, misses on revs

  • Perdoceo Education (PRDO) beats by $0.02, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS above estimate; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • Playa Hotels & Resorts (PLYA) beats by $0.02, beats on revs

  • PNM Resources (PNM) beats by $0.14, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance

  • Post (POST) beats by $0.29, beats on revs; raises FY23 adjusted EBITDA guidance

  • Power Integrations (POWI) reports EPS in-line, revs in-line; guides Q2 revs in-line

  • PowerSchool (PWSC) misses by $0.01, reports revs in-line

  • Prothena (PRTA) misses by $0.05, misses on revs

  • Protolabs (PRLB) beats by $0.07, beats on revs

  • Quaker Chemical (KWR) beats by $0.56, beats on revs

  • Qualys (QLYS) beats by $0.13, reports revs in-line; guides Q2 EPS in-line, revs in-line; raises FY23 EPS above consensus, revs in-line

  • Redfin (RDFN) beats by $0.46, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs below consensus

  • Red Rock Resorts (RRR) beats by $0.26, beats on revs

  • Regency Centers (REG) beats by $0.02; guides FY23 FFO below consensus

  • Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) beats by $1.81

  • RE/MAX Holdings (RMAX) misses by $0.01, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Regal Rexnord (RRX) beats by $0.07, reports revs in-line; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ) beats by $0.03, beats on revs; guides Q2 adjusted FFO in-line

  • Rocket Companies (RKT) beats by $0.03, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs below consensus

  • Rocket Pharmaceuticals (RCKT) beats by $0.11

  • Ryan Specialty Group (RYAN) beats by $0.01, beats on revs

  • Schrodinger (SDGR) beats by $0.47, reports revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 guidance

  • Scripps (SSP) reports EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • Select Medical (SEM) beats by $0.14, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line, revs in-line; authorized stock repurchase program to repurchase up to $1.0 bln worth of common stock

  • SPX Corp (SPXC) beats by $0.33, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS, revs above consensus

  • Standex International (SXI) beats by $0.08, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs below consensus

  • Stem (STEM) misses by $0.06, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Sunstone Hotel (SHO) beats by $0.04, beats on revs; guides Q2 FFO in-line

  • Sweetgreen (SG) misses by $0.04, reports revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Telephone & Data (TDS) reports Q1 (Mar) results, misses on revs (two ests)

  • Teradata (TDC) reports EPS in-line, revs in-line; guides Q2 EPS mostly above consensus; guides FY23 EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) misses by $0.08, beats on revs; Comparable restaurant sales increased +12.9% at company restaurants

  • The Cigna Group (CI) beats by $0.17, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • TimkenSteel (TMST) beats dual est by by $0.26, beats on revs

  • Travere Therapeutics (TVTX) beats by $0.21, beats on revs

  • Trupanion (TRUP) misses by $0.09, beats on revs

  • Twist Bioscience (TWST) beats by $0.06, beats on revs; guides Q3 revs below consensus; guides Q4 (Sep) revs below consensus; guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • Ultragenyx Pharma (RARE) misses by $0.72, misses on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Veracyte (VCYT) reports EPS in-line, beats on revs; raises FY23 revs mostly above consensus

  • Verra Mobility (VRRM) reports Q1 (Mar) results, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Vir Biotechnology (VIR) misses by $0.20, beats on revs

  • Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) misses by $0.32, reports revs in-line

  • Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM) misses by $0.02, misses on revs

  • WW (WW) misses by $1.30, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Xponential Fitness (XPOF) misses by $0.20, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Yelp (YELP) beats by $0.03, beats on revs; raises FY23 guidance

  • Zeta Global (ZETA) misses by $0.43, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs in-line; guides FY23 revs above consensus

News:

  • Russia accused US of helping Ukraine with attack on Kremlin, according to the Wall Street Journal

  • FDIC plans to impose fees on banks to refill insurance fund, according to Bloomberg

  • Alphabet (GOOG) introduces foldable phone

  • Ambrx Biopharma (AMAM) appoints Andrew Aromando as COO

  • ArcelorMittal (MT) announces the commencement of a new share buyback program of 85 million shares for 2023-2025

  • Aspen Tech (AZPN) has authorized a new share repurchase program for up to $100 mln of its outstanding shares of common stock in fiscal years 2023 and 2024, subject to the terms of the program

  • Boise Cascade (BCC) declares a special dividend of $3.00/share

  • Brinks (BCO) increases quarterly cash dividend 10% to $0.22/share from $0.20/share

  • CACI Intl's (CACI) Bluestone Analytics and Torchlight AI announces a strategic partnership to provide the DarkPursuit capability within the Torchlight Catalyst platform

  • Charles Schwab (SCHW) amended Insured Deposit Account agreement with TD USA Bank

  • Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) appoints President Mr. Shui-Yi Kuo as the new Chairman, succeeding Mr. Chi-Mau Sheih, effective May 5, 2023

  • Coty (COTY) to explore a listing on the Paris Stock Exchange

  • Cushman & Wakefield (CWK) announces that the Board of Directors has accepted John Forrester's intent to retire from his position as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective June 30, 2023, following 35 years of service to the company

  • Disney (DIS): Florida legislators pass bill allowing tourism board to cancel Disney development agreements, according to Reuters

  • FibroGen (FGEN) announced that MATTERHORN, a Phase 3 clinical study of roxadustat for treatment of anemia in patients with transfusion-dependent lower risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint

  • Five9 (FIVN) and BT announce that they are expanding their partnership to enhance the choice of contact centre services and solutions offered to organisations globally

  • Graham (GHC) announces stock repurchase authorization to acquire up to 500,000 shares of its Class B common stock

  • Grupo Aeroportuario (OMAB) reports that terminal passenger traffic at its 13 airports increased 14.5% in April 2023, as compared to April 2022

  • Jamf Holding (JAMF) has appointed John Strosahl as Chief Executive Officer, effective September 2, 2023

  • JP Morgan (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon will visit China later this month, according to Reuters

  • Murphy USA (MUSA) increases quarterly cash dividend to $0.38/share from $0.37/share

  • nLIGHT (LASR) announces that it has been awarded an $86 mln contract to produce a High Energy Laser prototype for the next phase of development in support of the U.S. Department of Defense's High Energy Laser Scaling Initiative

  • Pool (POOL) has authorized an additional $413.6 mln under its existing share repurchase program for the purchase of the company's common stock in the open market at prevailing market prices

  • Protalix BioTherapeutic (PLX) & Chiesi Global Rare Diseases announce European Commission authorization of PRX-102 (pegunigalsidase alfa) for the treatment of fabry disease

  • Raytheon Technologies (RTX) and Lockheed Martin (LMT) Javelin joint venture awarded $1.024 bln U.S. Army contract

  • Rio Tinto (RIO) is cautious about acquisitions at current valuations, according to Bloomberg

  • Scripps (SSP) and NHL's Vegas Golden Knights partner on multi-year agreement to air its games; financial terms not disclosed

  • Shoals Technologies (SHLS) has filed a patent infringement complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Hikam America, based in Chula Vista, California and Voltage, based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  • Silicon Motion (SIMO) misses by $0.37, misses on revs; previously announced it agreed to be acquired

  • WillScot Mobile Mini (WSC) announces that its Board of Directors has replenished the Company's share repurchase authorization to $1.0 bln as of May 3, 2023

  • Wynn Resorts (WYNN) is hopeful that UAE will legalize gambling, according to Bloomberg

M&A:

  • Armada Hoffler Properties (AHH) to purchase The Interlock, a Class A mixed-use asset in Atlanta's West Midtown - immediately accretive transaction

  • Pennant Group (PNTG) acquires the assets of Benefit Home Healthcare and Benefit By Your Side, which provideshome health, private duty, and community health services in Colorado Springs; financial terms were not disclosed

  • The Duckhorn Portfolio (NAPA) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a production winery and planted vineyards in Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California

Syndicate:

  • 4D Molecular Therapeutics (FDMT) prices offering of 7.5 mln shares of common stock at $16.00

  • APi Group (APG) files mixed shelf securities offering

  • BridgeBio Pharma (BBIO) files mixed securities shelf offering

  • Ceragon (CRNT) files $150 mln mixed shelf securities offering

  • Cipher Mining (CIFR) files up to 187,109,827 shares common stock by selling shareholder

  • Equinor (EQNR) files ADS offering

  • ImmunoGen (IMGN) prices offering 26.0 mln shares of common stock at $12.50 per share

  • Moderna (MRNA) files mixed securities shelf offering

  • SI-BONE (SIBN) prices offering of 3.775 mln shares of common stock at $22.00 per share

IPOs:

  • Expected to Price:

    • Acelyrin (NASDAQ: SLRN): The late-stage clinical biopharma company focused on identifying, acquiring and accelerating the development and commercialization of transformative medicines is expected to price its 20.6 M share IPO between $16-$18.

Gapping Up/Down

  • Gapping up:

    • CVNA +34.4%, BILL +16.2%, FIVN +13.3%, DKNG+11.7%, IEP +11.6%, STEM +10.9%, LASR +8.9%, COIN +8.9%, BMBL +8.6%, OPEN +8.1%, YELP+8.1%, APLS +7.9%, SPXC +7.6%, FNKO +6.8%, BL+6.8%, OTEX +6.7%, ACCO +6.6%, LYV +6.6%, EXPE+6.2%, COLL +5.9%, NCR +5.6%, HTGC +5.4%, SEM+5.1%, CWAN +5%, JAMF +5%, HASI +5%, LOCO+4.9%, PWSC +4.8%, INGN +4.7%, LGND +4.7%, CTRA +4.6%, ATEC +4.6%, FIGS +4.6%, POWI +4.6%, DASH +4.5%, RRR +4.5%, MGRC +4.5%, EQNR+4.4%, QLYS +4.4%, SQ +4.3%, RMAX +4.3%, ACMR+4.3%, RDFN +4.2%, NOG +4.1%, DBX +4.1%, BOOM+3.5%, POST +3.3%, AMN +3.1%, RGA +3%, PNTG+2.8%, AAON +2.8%, AEE +2.8%, AAPL +2.3%, CI+2.3%, EOG +2.2%, TDC +2.1%, BIGC +2.1%, CYRX+2.1%, COHU +2%, RRX +2%, RYAN +2%, COLD +2%, MATX +2%, RLJ +2%, FDMT +1.9%, XPOF +1.5%, BBDC +1.4%, AIG +1.2%, PRTA +1.2%, CHUY +1.1%, SCHW +1%, VRRM +1%, AES +1%, CABO +0.9%, RTX+0.8%, DH +0.8%, FSK +0.8%

  • Gapping down:

    • TRUP -47.3%, CLFD -24.2%, LYFT -17.2%, TEAM-14.2%, MPWR -10.7%, FND -8.5%, CDLX -8.3%, MCHP -7.9%, MERC -7.5%, SIMO -6.6%, GTN -6.3%, ATSG -6.1%, SDGR -5.9%, MTZ -5.5%, RARE -5.4%, BIO -5.3%, EPAM -5%, AVID -4.9%, GDDY -4.6%, RLAY -4.6%, ZETA -4.4%, AZEK -4.3%, IRTC -4%, BECN -4%, BBIO -3.8%, RKT -3.6%, CRUS -3.4%, TDS -3.3%, BKNG -3%, SIBN -2.7%, TXRH -2.7%, CIFR -2.5%, ABCM -2.5%, CDXS -2.5%, ENV -2.5%, FOXF -2.5%, MTD -2.2%, PCTY -2.1%, IMGN -2%, CYTK -2%, BGS -1.9%, GDYN -1.8%, IHG -1.8%, CWK-1.6%, OEC -1.6%, AMAM -1.4%, POOL -1.4%, VCYT-1.4%, ALTR -1.3%, SSP -1.1%, LNT -1%

 

Analyst Research (see Upgrades/Downgradescalendarfor full list):

  • Upgrades

    • Alnylam Pharma (ALNY) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital Markets; tgt raised to $250

    • Altair Engineering (ALTR) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman; tgt raised to $67

    • Avis Budget (CAR) upgraded to Equal-Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley; tgt raised to $185

    • Becton Dickinson (BDX) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Sandler; tgt raised to $290

    • Blue Owl Capital (OWL) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer

    • Cloudflare (NET) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Guggenheim

    • Host Hotels (HST) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Compass Point; tgt $22

    • Installed Building Products (IBP) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital Mkts; tgt raised to $111

    • Kellogg (K) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JP Morgan; tgt raised to $72

    • Kymera Therapeutics (KYMR) upgraded to Outperform from Mkt Perform at Raymond James

    • Mueller Water (MWA) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at TD Cowen; tgt raised to $19

    • NetScout Systems (NTCT) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Piper Sandler; tgt $30

    • Portillo's (PTLO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim; tgt raised to $25

    • Redfin (RDFN) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Compass Point; tgt $7

    • Rio Tinto (RIO) upgraded to Outperform from Mkt Perform at Bernstein

    • Shopify (SHOP) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS; tgt raised to $64

    • SolarEdge Technologies (SEDG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank; tgt raised to $375

    • TE Connectivity (TEL) upgraded to Outperform from In-line at Evercore ISI; tgt raised to $150

    • Travere Therapeutics (TVTX) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Bryan Garnier

    • V.F. Corp (VFC) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Wells Fargo; tgt raised to $22

    • Wesco (WCC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Robert W. Baird; tgt $180

    • Yum China (YUMC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at CMB Int'l

  • Downgrades:

    • Allete (ALE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA Securities; tgt lowered to $63

    • Atlassian (TEAM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman; tgt lowered to $165

    • Flutter Entertainment (PDYPY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Redburn

    • Ingevity (NGVT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Loop Capital; tgt lowered to $64

    • Oatly Group AB (OTLY) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Exane BNP Paribas

    • Sapiens Int'l (SPNS) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $24

    • SiTime (SITM) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays; tgt lowered to $88

    • Tandem Diabetes Care (TNDM) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA Securities; tgt lowered to $33

  • Others:

    • Global Payments (GPN) resumed with an In-line at Evercore ISI; tgt $116

    • Olema Pharmaceuticals (OLMA) initiated with an Overweight at CapitalOne; tgt $16

    • PLBY Group (PLBY) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies; tgt $2.50

Econ Data:

  • 08:30 ET: Nonfarm Payrolls for Apr (Briefing.comConsensus 180K; Prior 236K)

  • 08:30 ET: Nonfarm Private Payrolls for Apr (Briefing.comConsensus 160K; Prior 189K)

  • 08:30 ET: Unemployment Rate for Apr (Briefing.comConsensus 3.6%; Prior 3.5%)

  • 08:30 ET: Average Workweek for Apr (Briefing.comConsensus 34.5; Prior 34.4)

  • 08:30 ET: Avg. Hourly Earnings for Apr (Briefing.comConsensus 0.3%; Prior 0.3%)

  • 15:00 ET: Consumer Credit for Mar (Briefing.comConsensus $17.5B; Prior $15.3B)

Earnings:

  • Monday (May 1)

    • Morning:  AMG CHKP CAN BEN GPN KBR NCLH ON PK SOFI WEC

    • Afternoon: ADUS AL AMRC AMKR ANET CAR AXNX BRX CRC CF CHGG CNO CYH CACC FANG PLOW RE FLS FMC FWRD FCPT HOLX INST INVH JJSF KMT LSCC LEG LOGI MED MGM MSTR MSA NSA NXPI OGS OTTR PDM RMBS SBAC SCI SON SFM SYK TEX TMDX RIG TWO VRNS VRTX VICI VNOM VNO WWD ZI

  • Tuesday (May 2)

    • Morning: ADT AER AGCO ABC AME BP BR LNG CQP CIGI CVLT CMI DORM DTM DD DEA ETN ECL NPO EPD ETRN AQUA EXPD FSS FELE IT GPK HRMY HWM IDXX ITW INCY INMD NSIT IPGP LDOS TREE LGIH MPC MAR MDC TAP MPLX NNN MD PRFT PFE PIPR PINC PEG RGEN QSR RYTM SAGE STNG SEE SUN SYY TROW TRI TRN TRTN UBER ZBRA ZBH

  • Tuesday (May 2)

    • Afternoon:  ATGE AMD AFG ANDE ARWR APAM ASH AIZ ATRC AXTA BAND BFAM CZR CWH CCCS CHK CLX CRK DENN DEI EIX ET EEFT EXPI EXR F FNV FRSH LOPE THG HLF HMN HURN INSP JKHY JRVR KAI KAR LMAT LSI LFUS LTHM LUMN MTW MTCH MRCY MLNK MCW MUSA NRDS NMIH OHI OMCL OKE PACB PAYC PEN PECO PRO PRU LUNG RNR SRPT SPG SPT SBUX SMCI UFPI UIS UNM VREX VIAV VOYA WELL WU WK XHR YUMC

  • Wednesday (May 3)

    • Morning:  ADNT ALE ASTE AVNS AVDX AVNT AVA GOLD BDC BRY TECH BCRX BLKB EAT BIP BLDR BG CDW CHEF CLH CNDT CRTO CVS DCPH XRAY DBRG DIN DFIN DRVN EMR EL EXC FTS FDP GRMN GNRC ROCK GOGO GFF HBI HSC HZNP INGR IONS JHG KHC LIVN LPX LXP MBUU MTRN MIR MUR NBIX NI PCRX PSN PERI PSX PUMP RDWR RXO SPNS SMG SBGI SITE SHC SR SPR SMP SPWR COCO TKR TT TRMB TPB UTHR VRSK WING WWE YUM

  • Wednesday (May 3)

    • Afternoon:  TXG ADPT AEIS ALB ALKT ALLO ALL ATUS AMED AMWL ANSS HOUS APA AMK ATO AVT ACLS BHE BKH CPE CDAY CIVI CTSH CODI CFLT CORT CXW CTVA CCRN CW DEN DHT ESTE ECPG NVST EQIX EQH EQC ETSY ES EVH FPI FARO FSLY FATE FNF FLT FORM ULCC GNK GIL GKOS GL HST HUBS NARI INFN IR NGVT IOSP FROG KW KTOS KLIC LMND LESL MGY MRO VAC MMS MELI MET MTG MKSI MOS MYGN NSTG NFG NE NUS OPK OUT PLMR PGRE PDCE PCOR PSA QGEN QRVO QCOM QDEL QNST RDN RYN O RGNX RELY REZI RVLV RPT RSI RHP SIGI SITM SEDG SRC STAA SRI RGR SUM RUN SYNA TNDM TPIC TRIP TTEC TTMI USPH UDMY UGI OLED UPWK VMEO VSTO HCC WTS WERN WES WMB YELL ZG ZIMV

  • Thursday (May 4)

    • Morning: ACIW GOLF AGIO ATI ALNY AEP BUD APG APTV MT ARNC ARW AUPH BALL BHC BCE BDX BGNE BERY BKI BPMC BWA BV BRKR CAH CG CARS CIM IMOS CCOI CGNX COMM COP CEG DDOG DLX DGII DNB ECVT ESMT ENOV XPRO RACE FOCS FTDR GTES GEL GPRE HAYW DINO HII H IDA INSM IBP NTLA ICE IDCC IMXI ITCI IRM IRWD ITRI ITT JLL KRTX K KTB KYMR LAMR LANC LNTH MAC MTSI MMP MLM MDU MFA MGPI MRNA MODV NTCT NFE NJR NWN NVCR DNOW OCSL OGE OPCH OGN PZZA PARA PH PTON PENN PCG DOC PNW PBI PLNT PLTK PTLO PPL PBH PRMW PWR RCM REGN RITM RCL SABR SBH SRE SHAK FOUR SWK STWD STVN TFX TU TIXT THRY BLD UNIT UPBD VNT VMC WD W WCC WLK WRK WOW XPO XYL ZTS

  • Thursday (May 4)

    • Afternoon:  AAON ABCL ACCO ATSG LNT AOSL ALTR AEE AMH AIG COLD AMN APLS AAPL TEAM AVID AZEK BGS BBDC BIGC BILL BIO BL SQ BCC BKNG BMBL CABO CDLX CVNA CHUY CRUS CLFD CWAN CDXS COHU COIN COLL ED CTRA CYRX CWK CYTK DH DRH BOOM DLB DASH DKNG DBX LOCO ENV EOG EXPE FRT FIGS FIVN FND FTNT FOXF FNKO GMED GDDY GT GDOT GDYN HTGC INGN PODD IRTC JAMF LGND LYFT MTZ MATX MGRC MERC MTD MCHP MNTV MPWR MNST MSI MP NCR LASR NOG OSPN ONTO OTEX OPEN OEC PCTY PBA PRDO PLYA POST POWI PRTA KWR QLYS RMAX RRR RDFN RRX REG RGA RLAY RLJ RKT RYAN SEM SHOP SIMO SPXC STEM SG TDC TXRH TMST TVTX TRUP TPC RARE UPLD VCYT VRRM WPM WW XPOF YELP ZETA

  • Friday (May 5)  

    • Morning:  ACMR AMC AXL AMRX BEP CBOE CNK CNHI ROAD D ENB EPAM ESNT EVRG FLR FYBR FSK FUBO FLGT GTN HUN TILE INSW JCI KOP MGA NMRK OMI PBF PAA PNM PRLB QRTEA SSP SHO CI TAC TWST WBD


Asia & Europe detail:

Asia: Nikkei CLOSED, Hang Seng +0.4%, Shanghai Composite -0.5%

Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended the week on a mixed note while markets in Japan and South Korea were closed for holidays. China's Caixin Services PMI remained in expansion for the fourth consecutive month in April, though the pace of growth slowed. Japan's Prime Minister Kishida repeated that he does not intend to call an election at this time. Foxconn's revenue was down nearly 12.0% yr/yr in April.

  • In economic data:

    • China's April Caixin Services PMI 56.4 (expected 57.3; last 57.8)

    • Australia's March Home Loans 6.5% m/m (expected -1.0%; last -1.2%)

    • Singapore's March Retail Sales 2.2% m/m (expected -0.1%; last 4.1%); 4.5% yr/yr (expected 6.0%; last 12.6%)

---Equity Markets---

  • Japan's Nikkei: CLOSED (+1.0% for the week)

  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng: +0.4% (+0.8% for the week)

  • China's Shanghai Composite: -0.5% (+0.3% for the week)

  • India's Sensex: -1.1% (-0.1% for the week)

  • South Korea's Kospi: CLOSED (UNCH for the week)

  • Australia's ASX All Ordinaries: +0.3% (-1.5% for the week)

---FX---

  • USD/JPY: UNCH at 134.26

  • USD/CNH: UNCH at 6.9135

  • USD/INR: UNCH at 81.66

 

Europe: DAX +0.7%, FTSE +0.4%, CAC +0.5%

Major European indices trade in the green. European Central Bank policymaker Villeroy de Galhau said that he prefers smaller rate hikes and that a several more increases are likely to take place. The ECB's latest survey of professional forecasters showed a downward revision to inflation expectations for the year (to 5.6% from 5.9%) while the growth forecast for 2023 was revised up to 0.6% from 0.2%.

  • In economic data:

    • Eurozone's March Retail Sales -1.2% m/m (expected -0.1%; last -0.2%); -3.8% yr/yr (expected -3.1%; last -2.4%)

    • Germany's March Factory Orders -10.7% m/m (expected -2.2%; last 4.5%)

    • U.K.'s April Construction PMI 51.1 (expected 51.0; last 50.7)

    • France's March Industrial Production -1.1% m/m (expected -0.3%; last 1.4%). Q1 nonfarm payrolls 0.2% qtr/qtr, as expected (last 0.2%)

    • Italy's March Retail Sales 0.0% m/m, as expected (last -0.1%); 5.8% yr/yr (expected 4.4%; last 5.8%)

    • Spain's March Industrial Production 4.5% yr/yr (expected -0.1%: last 0.1%)

    • Swiss April CPI 0.0% m/m (expected 0.2%; last 0.2%); 2.6% yr/yr (expected 2.8%; last 2.9%). April Unemployment Rate 1.9%, as expected (last 1.9%)

---Equity Markets---

  • STOXX Europe 600: +0.3% (-1.0% week-to-date)

  • Germany's DAX: +0.7% (-0.4% week-to-date)

  • U.K.'s FTSE 100: +0.4% (-1.7% week-to-date)

  • France's CAC 40: +0.5% (-1.5% week-to-date)

  • Italy's FTSE MIB: +1.5% (UNCH week-to-date)

  • Spain's IBEX 35: +0.5% (-1.6% week-to-date)

---FX---

  • EUR/USD: +0.1% to 1.1025

  • GBP/USD: +0.4% to 1.2617

  • USD/CHF: +0.7% to 0.8912

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