A sign is seen outside the first brick-and-mortar store of Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc in Burlingame, California, on May 4, 2022.
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell.
Meta — The social media stock fell 22.8% after Meta reported a profit miss and a weaker-than-expected forecast for the fourth quarter. Meta reported earnings of $1.64 per share on revenue of $27.71 billion. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv expected $1.89 a share on revenue of $27.38 billion. Concerns about rising costs to build out the metaverse also hurt the stock.
Ford — Shares fell 1.7% after Ford reported a net loss of $827 million in the latest quarter, citing supply chain issues and costs after ditching its Argo AI autonomous vehicle unit.
Honeywell — The stock rose 4.6% after the industrial company beat third-quarter earnings expectations, citing strong growth in advanced materials, commercial aerospace and construction products.
larva — Shares fell 5.1% after Caterpillar reported earnings that beat the top and bottom lines. The construction machinery and equipment maker reported earnings of $3.95 per share on revenue of $14.99 billion. Caterpillar was expected to earn $3.16 a share on revenue of $14.33 billion, according to consensus estimates from Refinitiv.
Northrop Grumman — Northrop Grumman fell 3.8% after missing third-quarter earnings expectations. The defense company reported revenue of $8.97 billion, compared with forecasts of $9.13 billion, according to consensus estimates compiled by Refinitiv.
Comcast — The telecommunications stock jumped 6.4% after Comcast topped earnings and revenue expectations. Comcast reported earnings of 96 cents per share on revenue of $29.85 billion, compared with expectations of 90 cents per share on revenue of $29.65 billion, according to consensus estimates at Refinitiv.
McDonald’s — The fast food giant rose 2.5% after beating expectations in the last quarter. McDonald’s said traffic is growing in its U.S. restaurants even after raising prices, unlike other quick-service chains that recently raised menu prices.
Adjust technology — Shares of the Invisalign maker plunged 19.7% after Align Technology posted a disappointing earnings report. The Invisalign maker reported earnings of $1.36 per share on revenue of $890 million. Analysts polled by Refinitiv had forecast earnings of $2.18 per share on revenue of $953 million.
Sleep number — The stock fell 26% after Sleep Number gave a weak outlook for the fourth quarter due to weaker demand and semiconductor supply chain issues.
Service Now — ServiceNow rose 13.8% after the software company topped third-quarter earnings expectations but reported a slight miss on sales estimates, according to consensus estimates on FactSet.
Disclosure: Comcast is the owner of NBCUniversal, the parent company of CNBC.