BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Annie's, McDonald's, Netflix, Hain

Tue Sep 9, 2014 9:01am EDT
 
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for more market insights, including options activity, ; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) Shares of McDonald's Corp are lower in premarket trading on Tuesday, in the wake of the fast food giant's August sales data. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures were down 0.08 percent at 17,087, S&P 500 futures were down 0.04 percent at 1,999.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.05 percent at 4,095.25.

** MCDONALD'S CORP, Monday close $92.5, -0.54 pct premarket

McDonald's sales at established restaurants fell in every region in August, hurt by a recent meat scandal in China and higher competition in the United States.

** GENERAL MILLS INC, Monday close $53.51, -0.93 pct premarket

** ANNIE'S INC, Monday close $33.51, +37.21 pct premarket

General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, said it would acquire organic food producer Annie's for about $820 million to expand its presence in the fast-growing U.S. natural foods market.

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