Stocks Leading The Biggest Moves Premarket: Darden Restaurants, Accenture, FactSet and more


Accenture (ACN) – The consulting firm’s shares plunged 3.3% in the premarket after its quarterly revenue beat forecasts but earnings were impacted by the cost of its Russia exit. Accenture raised its full-year revenue forecast but cut the top end of its projected earnings range due to a greater-than-expected negative impact from foreign exchange.

Darden Restaurants (DRI) – The parent of Olive Garden and other restaurant chains reported better-than-expected profit and revenue for its latest quarter. It also increased its quarterly dividend by 10% and authorized a new $1 billion share repurchase program. Darden added 3.4% in premarket trading.

FactSet (FDS) – The financial information provider beat top and bottom-line estimates for its latest quarter. It also backed its prior full-year guidance, with growth projected at the upper end of its projected range.

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Rite Aid (RAD) – Rite Aid shares jumped 4.3% in premarket action after reporting better-than-expected revenue and a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss.