DraftKings, Fastly, HPE: Midday Tech Stock Movers

Slumping consumer sentiment turns stocks mixed Tuesday, while tech stocks rise modestly.
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Stocks were mixed on Tuesday amid lagging consumer confidence in the U.S., but the tech-heavy Nasdaq index edged higher. Here are some of the biggest tech movers for Aug. 25. 


Shares of sports betting platform DraftKings  (DKNG) - Get Report rose 8.3% to $38.78 on Tuesday, driven by bullish sentiment around the upcoming NFL season and prospects in Illinois. Gov. J.B. Pritzker re-signed an executive order allowing residents to place bets without having to visit an in-person casino, with DraftKings viewed as a beneficiary.


Shares of content delivery network Fastly  (FSLY) - Get Report rose 6.3% on Tuesday to $89.54. Fastly's stock has shown volatility in recent weeks as investors weigh its heavy exposure to TikTok, which accounted for 12% of its revenue last quarter. On Monday, Raymond James analysts upgraded shares to outperform from market perform with a $100 price target. 

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise  (HPE) - Get Report fell 2.8% to $9.35 ahead of its latest earnings release scheduled for Tuesday after the markets close. For the company's fiscal third quarter, which ended in July, analysts are expecting earnings of 23 cents a share on revenue of $6 billion. 


Shares of Overstock  (OSTK) - Get Report continued their slide into Tuesday, falling 5.6% to $109.94, as consumer confidence sunk to its lowest level since 2014. Overstock shares have dropped about 11% since the beginning of this week after a weeks-long rally driven by Covid-19 tailwinds.


Shares of luxury apparel marketplace Farfetch  (FTCH) - Get Report dropped 5% to $27.69 on Tuesday. In its earnings release last week, Farfetch reported a 74% year-over-year increase in second-quarter revenue to $365 million, with gross merchandise value up 48%. Management attributed the new business in part to Covid-19 driving online shopping.