Investing.com – U.S. stock futures were trading in a tight range during Wednesday’s evening deals, following a negative session among major benchmark averages as market participants assessed the growing possibility of further interest rate increases from Federal Reserve policymakers.
By 7:25pm ET (11:35pm GMT) were 0.1% higher while and were flat.
In extended deals, Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) added 2.2% after EPS of $1.14 versus $1.06 expected, while revenues were reported at $15.2 billion, exceeding expectations of $15.05 billion.
Synopsys Inc (NASDAQ:) added 1.6% after quarterly EPS of $2.88 versus versus $3.02 expected on revenues of $1.49 billion versus x expected.
Avnet (NASDAQ:) added 6.8% after Q4 EPS of $2.06 versus $1.65 expected, while revenue came in at $6.6 billion versus $6.27. Avnet sees Q1 2024 EPS of $1.45-$1.55. Avnet sees Q1 2024 revenue of $6.15-6.45 billion expected.
Wolfspeed Inc (NYSE:) shed 14.4% after Q4 losses of $0.42 per share versus expected losses of $0.20 per share, while revenues came in at $235.8 million versus $224.53 million.
Paycor HCM Inc (NASDAQ:) dipped 6%, Q4 EPS of $0.08 versus $0.05 expected on revenues of $140 million versus $136.51 million expected.
Ahead in Thursday’s trade, investors will be looking towards , the and the , as well as earnings results from Walmart Inc (NYSE:), Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:), Ross Stores Inc (NASDAQ:), Tapestry Inc (NYSE:) and Lenovo Group (OTC:).
During Wednesday’s regular session, the fell 180.7 points or 0.5% to 34,765.8, the lost 33.5 points or 0.8% to 4,404.3 and the lost 156.4 points or 1.2% to 13,474.6.
On the bond markets, rates were nearing fresh 16-year highs of 4.258%.