Dell, Facebook, Yelp, Apple: Tech Premarket
The No. 3 PC maker was also one of the most active premarket Nasdaq stocks on share volume of 569,432.
Talks to take Dell private are at an advanced stage, according to Reuters. Citing two unnamed sources, Reuters reported that at least four major banks have been lined up to provide financing, with buyout specialist Silver Lake Partners leading the deal.
Dell has not yet responded to TheStreet's request for comment on this story.
Dell shares ended Tuesday's session up 7.16%.
Yahoo!(YHOO) , however, was a big gainer before market open on Wednesday, rising 2.2% to $19.95 on share volume of 407,400.
Apple(AAPL) shares also rose, climbing 1.56% to $493.5 on share volume of 220,987.
Investors were underwhelmed by the social network's eagerly anticipated press event on Tuesday. Facebook's shares ended the day's session down 2.74%.
The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company was another active premarket stock, on share volume of 277,694.
Facebook's announcement continued to pressure shares of Yelp(YELP) on Wednesday. Shares of the user review and recommendation site, which closed down 6.19% on Tuesday, were off 2.52% to $20.09 before market open.
Shares of ARM(ARMH) were under pressure in premarket trading on Wednesday, off 1.53% at $39.91, after closing down 4.41% on Tuesday.