U.S. equity futures were higher Monday following on from the best monthly gain for the S&P 500 in nearly a year. Earnings optimism continues to offset concern about a near-term tapering move from the Federal Reserve.
Here are some of the top movers ahead of the opening bell on Monday.
1. Tesla TSLA | Up 1.5%
Shares of Tesla (TSLA) - Get Tesla Inc Report rose Monday. Ganfeng Lithium said it has signed a contract to supply the electric-car maker with battery products from 2022 to 2024, The Wall Street Journal reported.
2. Novavax NVAX | Up 6.5%
"Novavax continues to deliver regulatory filings that we expect will bring the first protein-based Covid-19 vaccine based on Phase 3 data to the world," President and Chief Executive Stanley C. Erck said in a statement.
3. Harley-Davidson HOG | Up 8.1%
Shares of Harley-Davidson (HOG) - Get Harley-Davidson, Inc. Report advanced after the European Union dropped tariffs against the iconic motorcycle maker. The levies were linked to a years-long dispute with the U.S. over steel and aluminum imports.
4. AMC Entertainment AMC | Up 1.8%
Shares of AMC Entertainment (AMC) - Get AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Class A Report traded higher after the theater chain said ticket-admission revenue from its cinemas in the U.S. was the highest of any month since February 2020.