Investing.com – US stock futures were trading in a mixed fashion during Thursday’s evening deals, following a mixed session for major benchmark averages as investors began to ease off the pace of this month’s surge.
By 6:30 pm ET (11:30 pm GMT) were up by 0.1%, were flat and eased 0.1%.
In extended deals, Gap, Inc. (NYSE:) lifted 14.6% after the company Q3 EPS of $0.59 versus $0.17 expected on revenues of $3.8 billion versus $3.6 billion expected.
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:) fell 7.4%, EPS of $2.12 versus $1.99 expected on revenues of $6.72 billion versus $6.52 billion expected. However, reports it is under US criminal probe for shipments to China’s SMIC weighed on sentiment.
Ross Stores (NASDAQ:) added 6% after Q3 EPS of $1.33 versus $1.22 expected, while revenues came in at $4.9 billion versus $4.83 billion expected.
Ahead in Friday’s trade, investors will be closely monitoring and data, as well as speeches from the Fed’s and the FOMC’s .
During Thursday’s regular session, the fell 45.7 points or 0.1% to 34,945.5, the gained 5.3 points or 0.1% to 4,508.2 and the lifted 9.8 points or 0.1% to 14,113.7.
Among data releases, came in at 231K, above expectations of 220K.
On the bond markets, rates were at 4.441%.