Among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Thursday are: Lincoln National Corp, SINA Corp, Las Vegas Sands, Baidu.com, Bank of America, Royal Bank of Scotland, Morgan Stanley and Nokia Corp.
Lincoln National Corp. (LNC) climbed 17.28 percent to $24.50 in pre-market session. The company announced Wednesday that Andrew DeLoreto has been named National Sales Manager for the newly created Financial Institutions channel, within its Insurance Solutions Distribution business.
SINA Corp. (SINA) stock gained 2.60 percent to $56.00 in pre-market session. The company stock was upgraded to "outperform" rating from "perform" rating at Oppenheimer.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) stock gained 1.24 percent to $46.67 in pre-market session. The company will hold its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Thursday, June 7, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
Baidu.com, Inc. (BIDU) stock advanced 1.07 percent to $120.39 in pre-market session. The stock has a 52-week low of $100.95, a 52-week high of $165.96 and $41.59 billion in market capitalization.
Bank of America Corp. (BAC) stock advanced 1.05 percent to $7.72 in pre-market session. TRUenergy Holdings has hired Bank of America Corp., Deutsche Bank AG and UBS AG to manage an initial public offering that may raise about $3 billion, Bloomberg has reported citing two people with knowledge of the matter.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc. (RBS) advanced 1.04 percent to $6.80 in pre-market session. The stock has a 52-week low of $5.36, a 52-week high of $13.84 and $37.20 billion in market capitalization.
Morgan Stanley (MS) stock plunged 4.52 percent to $13.31 in pre-market session. The company is considering selling a stake in its vaunted commodities trading division, Reuters has reported citing CNBC TV.
Nokia Corp. (NOK) stock fell 1.39 percent to $2.84 in pre-market session. The stock has a 52-week low of $2.61, a 52-week high of $7.38 and $10.79 billion in market capitalization.
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