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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket

Amazon– A European Union court ruled in Amazon’s favor in a $303 million tax case, scrapping an EU mandate that Amazon pay back taxes to Luxembourg. The court rejected the contention that Amazon had received an unfairly favorable tax deal.

Wendy’s – Wendy’s shares jumped 4.2% in premarket trading after it beat estimates on the top and bottom lines, as well as reporting better-than-expected comparable-restaurant sales for its latest quarter. Wendy’s also raised its full-year outlook, boosted its dividend, and increased its share repurchase plan.

Intuit– The financial software company said it expected to exceed the high end of its fiscal 2021 earnings and sales guidance. Intuit also warned, however, that results for the quarter ended April 30 were negatively impacted by the extension of the federal tax filing deadline to May 17.

Vizio– Vizio earned 2 cents per share for the first quarter, compared to Wall Street predictions of a 10 cents per share loss for the smart TV maker. Revenue also came in above analysts’ forecasts in Vizio’s first report since going public in March. Shares fell 5.1% in premarket trading.

QuantumScape– QuantumScape lost 20 cents per share during its first quarter, compared to a consensus forecast of a 7 cents per share loss. The startup battery maker did not report any revenue for the quarter, in line with Wall Street’s expectations, although the company said it met a contractual milestone with automaker Volkswagen by delivering battery cells for further testing. The stock lost 4.6% in premarket action.

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