Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
AT&T – Elliott Management revealed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T and sent a letter to the company’s board detailing a plan to improve AT&T’s operations and stock price. Elliott said its plan could lead to a share value of $60 or more by the end of 2021.
Amazon.com – Amazon is holding an “Amazon Career Day” in six cities on September 17, in an effort to fill more than 30,000 jobs by early next year. The positions are all full time with benefits, and are unrelated to the usual yearly increase in holiday season hiring.
E*Trade – The online brokerage’s stock was downgraded to “market perform” from “outperform” at Keefe, Bruyette, &…