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Winners and losers
Stocks in the red include Procter & Gamble despite an earnings beat, as organic sales growth fell 1%; Philip Morris International shares down as the company saw cigarette and heated-tobacco unit shipment volume drop 2.3%; Qualcomm shares slide as the company began layoffs as a cost saving measure and they are said to be ‘very concerned’ with the fate of an NXP semiconductors deal.
Stocks in the green include iRobot as Piper Jaffray sees strong demand for the company’s robotic vacuum cleaners; BNY Mellon as the asset manager reported a better-than-expected first quarter profit, citing growth in its assets servicing and management businesses; and American Express, with shares climbing as the credit card company beat on earnings, with its forecast topping estimates as well.