(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday as a flurry of deal activity boosted investor confidence. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.54 percent at 18,163, S&P 500 futures were up 0.46 percent at 2,144.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.68 percent at 4,876.
** T-MOBILE US INC, Friday close $46.75, +3.74 pct premarket
The No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier reported a 17.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue as promotions helped attract more subscribers.
** AT&T Inc, Friday close $37.49, -2.85 pct premarket
** Time Warner Inc, Friday close $89.48, -1.32 pct premarket
AT&T Inc said on Saturday it agreed to buy Time Warner Inc for $85.4 billion, the boldest move yet by a telecommunications company to acquire content to stream over its network to attract a growing number of online viewers.
** B/E AEROSPACE INC, Friday close $50.61, +16.08 pct premarket
** ROCKWELL COLLINS INC, Friday close $84.46, -3.21 pct premarket
After two years of looking to expand, aircraft component maker Rockwell Collins Inc has struck a deal to buy aircraft interior maker B/E Aerospace Inc for $62 a share in cash and stock, the companies said on Sunday.
** HILTON WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS INC Friday close $22.91, +4.19 pct premarket
Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group said it would buy a stake of about 25 percent in hotel operator and manager Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc from biggest shareholder Blackstone Group LP BX.N for $6.5 billion.
** KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP, Friday close $119.58, -2.70 pct premarket
The personal care product maker reports Q3 sales and profit below analysts’ estimates, hurt by weak currencies mainly in Latin America and lower demand for its tissue and washroom products.
** SYNGENTA AG, Friday close $85.11, -6.06 pct premarket
Chinese state-owned chemical company ChemChina has not offered concessions over its $43 billion bid for Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta SYNN.S, the European Commission said on Monday.
** MECHEL PAO, Friday close $3.82, +17.02 pct premarket
Aton analyst Andrey Lobazov said share growth is due to coal prices rising for the second month.
** INOVIO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Friday close $8.36, -17.94 pct premarket
The immunotherapy developer says U.S. FDA has placed a proposed late-stage trial testing its experimental drug, VGX-3100, on clinical hold.
** GENWORTH FINANCIAL INC Friday close $5.21, -5.37 pct premarket
Little-known China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co pledged $3.8 billion in a deal to take control of U.S. insurer Genworth Financial Inc, the latest marker of Chinese firms accelerating a drive overseas while their domestic economy slows and the yuan weakens.
** RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC, Friday close $47, +2.13 pct premarket
The company, which owns Burger King and Tim Hortons, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by new menu items and lower costs.
** JP ENERGY PARTNERS LP, Friday close $7.54, +12.73 pct premarket
** AMERICAN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP, Friday close $14.95, +0.30 pct premarket
The company said it would buy JP Energy Partners LP in an all-stock deal, creating a $2 billion midstream master limited partnership. (Compiled by Divya Grover; Edited by Don Sebastian)