By Oliver Gray
Investing.com - U.S. stock futures traded lower during Thursday’s evening deals after major benchmark averages finished the regular session higher, with falling yields boosting risk sentiment.
In extended deals, FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX ) lifted 2.1% after the company reported Q4 EPS of $6.88, in line with expectations, while revenue was at $24.4 billion versus $24.49 billion expected. FedEx also issued upbeat guidance for its full fiscal year, projecting a rise in adjusted earnings.
Smith & Wesson Brands Inc (NASDAQ: SWBI ) lost 3% after reporting Q4 results, with EPS coming in at $0.74 versus $0.69 expected while revenues declined 43.9% year-over-year to $181.3 million, but beating estimates of $179.85 million.
Technology players outperformed, with Block Inc (NYSE: SQ ) popping 10.9%, Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN ) up 3.2%, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) adding 2.3% and Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL ) up 2.2%.
On the bond markets, United States 10-Year rates eased to 3.089%.
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