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Boeing, Nio, Check Point Software and more

Take a look at some of the biggest pre-market movers:

Boeing (BA) – Boeing defense workers will vote on a new draft labor agreement on Wednesday, averting – for now – a strike that could have started today. Separately, sources told CNBC that the Federal Aviation Administration has approved inspection protocol revisions that should allow the planemaker to resume deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner. Boeing shares jumped 5.4% in premarket.

Nio (NIO) – Nio rose 3% in premarket stock after the China-based electric carmaker announced it will open its first overseas factory in Europe in September. The plant will be located in Hungary and will manufacture energy products for the European market.

Check Point Software (CHKP) – Check Point Software reported better-than-expected revenue and profit for its latest quarter, boosted by increased demand for its cybersecurity products amid a global increase in cyberattacks. The stock fell 4.7% in premarket trading.

Alibaba (BABA) – Alibaba gained 1.6% pre-market after announcing plans to work to retain its listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The Chinese e-commerce giant is on a list of companies that could be removed for failing to meet audit requirements.

PerkinElmer (PKI) – The diagnostics and life sciences company rose 1.4% pre-market after announcing plans to divest several non-core units to private equity firm New Mountain Capital for 2, $45 billion in cash. Elsewhere, PerkinElmer reported better-than-expected second-quarter sales and earnings.

Valvoline (VVV) – The automotive products company has announced the sale of its global products business to Saudi Aramco for $2.65 billion in cash. Valvoline gained 2.4% in premarket stock.

Global Payments (GPN) – The payments technology company reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings and revenue, and also announced the acquisition of rival fintech company EVO Payments (EVOP) for $34 per share, or $4 billion in cash. Global Payments added 1.6% pre-market while Evo Payments jumped 19.6%.

Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) – Edgewell has recalled one of its Banana Boat sunscreen spray products after traces of the carcinogenic chemical benzene were found in some samples.

Southern Co. (SO) – CEO Tom Fanning is expected to retire by the end of the year, according to people familiar with the matter who spoke to Bloomberg. Fanning is expected to remain with the utility company to some extent after stepping down as CEO.


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