Sirius, Zynga, Apple: Tech Premarket
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Sirius XM(SIRI) was a big mover in premarket trading on Thursday, gaining 2.17% to reach $2.83, after the company announced a $2 billion share repurchase and special cash dividend.
The satellite radio giant was also the most active premarket Nasdaq stock on share volume of 25,282,546.
Zynga(ZNGA) was also a big mover before market open, gaining 7.76% to $2.50, after the company moved closer to the world of Real Money Games (RMG). On Wednesday, the social gaming specialist revealed that it has filed its application for a Preliminary Finding of Suitability from the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
"This filing continues our strategic effort to enter regulated RMG markets in a prudent way," said Barry Cottle, Zynga's chief revenue officer, in a statement emailed to TheStreet. "We anticipate that the process will take approximately 12 to 18 months to complete."
The San Francisco-based company was another active premarket Nasdaq stock on share volume of 1,484,550.
In an interview with NBC's Brian Williams, which will air on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted at the company's television plans.
"When I go into my living room and turn on the TV, I feel like I have gone backwards in time by 20 to 30 years," Cook said. "It's an area of intense interest. I can't say more than that."
--Written by James Rogers in New York.
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