Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Constellation Brands (STZ) – The maker of beer and wine reported adjusted quarterly earnings of $2.38 per share, missing the $2.77 consensus estimate, although revenue did beat Wall Street forecasts and Constellation increased its full-year earnings outlook. Shares fell 2.2% in the premarket.
Acuity Brands (AYI) – The maker of lighting and building management systems reported an adjusted quarterly profit of $3.27 per share, beating the consensus estimate of $2.85, with revenue topping forecasts as well. The earnings beat came amid what the company terms a “challenging” environment that included higher labor, materials and freight costs.
Palantir Technologies (PLTR) – Palantir surged 8.1% in the premarket following news that it won an $823 million Army contract to provide its Gotham platform, an operating system designed to optimize defense decision-making.
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) – Norwegian CEO Frank Del Rio told CNBC’s Closing Bell that the company would have its full fleet in operation by April for the first time since the pandemic began. He said 75% of ships should be sailing by the end of this year. Norwegian shares fell 1.7% in premarket trading.