Additional US Equity Stories – post the release of the US Equity Opening News

Earnings

Nucor Corp (NUE) – Q4 Adj. EPS USD 0.65 vs. Exp. USD 0.55, revenue USD 5.09bln vs. Exp. USD 4.83bln. (Newswires)

 

DJIA

Microsoft (MSFT) – The tech giant has issued an emergency security update to disable an Intel (INTC) patch. (Newswires)

Pfizer (PFE) – The co forecasts USD 5bln of share repurchases in 2018. (Newswires)

 

Broker Moves

Downgrades

Parsley Energy (PE) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley

Parsley Energy (PE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi

(RANsquawk)