BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Darden, ConAgra, Goldman

Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:31am EDT
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stock index futures were down on Tuesday as oil and copper prices fell on uncertain demand from China. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 1.54 percent at 16,203, S&P 500 futures were down 1.59 percent at 1,931.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 1.92 percent at 4,257.75.

** DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC, Monday close $70.27, +2.89 pct premarket

The restaurant chain operator reported better-than-expected profit and sales as changes to the menu and service at its Olive Garden restaurants attracted more customers and price hikes boosted revenue.

** CONAGRA FOODS INC, Monday close $42.4, +0.00 pct premarket

The maker of Slim Jim beef jerky and Chef Boyardee pasta reported a 1.1 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher demand in its commercial foods business, which makes ingredients for other manufacturers and restaurants.

** GENERAL MILLS INC, Monday close $56.79, +1.60 pct premarket   Continued...