U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for,april 08.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 13,568.50 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -1.50 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 33,315.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,062.88 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.12 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 29,708.98 with a loss of –percent or ?21.81 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,008.07 with percent or +333.27 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,482.55 up with + percent or +2.93 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 49,788.49  with + percent or +126.73 point at 12:15 PM.For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,900.54 up with percent or +15.22 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 6,157.31 up with +percent or +26.65 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 15,184.18 up with + percent or +7.82 point.

Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “equal-weight” from “overweight,” noting its significant outperformance over the past 12 months and that shares of the company formerly known as Weight Watchers are now within about 5% of its price target. The stock fell 3.1% in premarket trading.

Wednesday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,688.84 with a loss of – percent or  -9.54 point.the Dow is trading at 33,446.26  up with +percent or +16.02 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,079.95 up with percent or +6.01 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed  at  2,223.05 with a loss of -1.60% percent or -36.10 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,325.31 with -1.39% percent or  -18.62 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,647.92 with a loss of – percent or ?18.74 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,857.72 with  + percent or  +7.62 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,441.88  with a loss of percent or ?1.30 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,297.68 up with + or +1.40 point.