Benzinga's Top Pre-Market Gainers
Stewart Enterprises (NASDAQ: STEI) surged 6.94% to $9.55 in the pre-market session. Stewart Enterprises reported upbeat Q1 results.
VeriFone Systems (NYSE: PAY) moved up 6.30% to $21.75 in the pre-market session. VeriFone reported that its CEO, Douglas Bergeron, is stepping down.
Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) added 6.22% to $72.06 in the pre-market session. Yum reported a 20% drop in its quarterly same-store sales in China. However, the company had projected sales to decline by 25%.
Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE) soared 4.73% to $64 in the pre-market trading. According to The Wall Street Journal, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (NYSE: KKR) is considering teaming with other private-equity firms to bid for Life Technologies.
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