Stocks look set for a higher open this morning amid solid earnings from companies like American Express (AXP), and a rebound in oil prices following yesterday’s rout.
S&P 500 futures have risen 0.3%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have advanced 0.2%. Nasdaq Composite futures have gained 0.4%.
American Express (AXP) has climbed 2.6% to $77.50 after beating earnings and revenue forecasts.
CSX (CSX) has jumped 5.5% to $49.53 after the railroad operator reported stronger-than-expected earnings and revenue.
Steel Dynamics (STLD) has gained 2.4% to $33.48 after the steel maker beat first-quarter earnings forecasts.
United Rentals (URI) has dropped 4.4% to $114.24 after beating earnings forecasts but missing on revenue.
Foot Locker (FL) has rallied 3.2% to $74.95 despite warning that weaker-than-expected first-quarter sales ding profits.
Gap (GPS) has risen 1.8% to $24.66 after getting upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan.
Philip Morris International (PM) has fallen 3% to $110.50 after missing earnings forecasts and offering disappointing guidance.
Starbucks (SBUX) has advanced 1.5% to $59.90 after getting upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel.
Sherwin-Williams (SHW) has gained 3.6% to $322.60 after beating earnings and revenue forecasts.