After reporting another expectations-beating quarter of revenue and earnings growth along with raised guidance (causing its share price to surge over 20% in just two months since my initial buy call on the company), Applied Materials (AMAT) still offers investors considerable value.
There’s a saying in the tech world: If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product.
That means if you’re using a free app or a service, chances are it’s using your information to make money. For instance, Google (GOOG) and Facebook (FB, Tech30) use data like your location and interests to distribute targeted advertising.
Gold prices finished in negative territory Monday as the dollar strengthened and as investors favored assets perceived as risky over so-called havens.
Gold has been plagued by a downbeat tone in the wake of recent signals from the Federal Reserve for at least one more increase to interest rates this year in what has been interpreted as an upbeat outlook on the worlds No. 1 economy. That view....More>>>
There are numerous trading techniques to consider for each and every options trade, so Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network details five of the ones he considers extremely vital for trying to put the percentages in the trader’s favor.
The key to trading options contracts successfully (individual stocks and futures as well) is to put the percentages in your favor. This involves....More>>>
So long Q1, its been good to know ya. Whats the outlook for April and the rest of the year?
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More positive than negative, actually, for the immediate future. The Trump bump lost some momentum in March thanks to the GOP failure to repeal Obamacare, but both markets and corporate results delivered solid results in the first quarter.....More>>>
There’s been a lot of talk about the use of automation and with good reason. The computer process allows for easier sorting and analysis of large sets of data, as well as handling everything from driving cars to basic customer interactions to company logistics. But what about the accounting industry? How can the ability to set automation to work on increasingly complex tasks help....More>>>
Mid cap satellite communications stock and in-flight WiFi playerViaSat, Inc (NASDAQ: VSAT) reported fiscal Q4 earnings after yesterdays market close with Q4 revenue up 12% to $416.4 million and full year revenue up 10% to $1,559.3 million. Segment revenues were the following:
It has become dependent on new money from those companies buying back their own stock.
The amount of money coming into the market from this source is huge.
This year $700 billion will be spent by public companies on share buy-backs, according to a research report published earlier this month by Goldman Sachs. Last year the total for buybacks was....More>>>
After a few weeks of “spirited” and profitable activity in the middle of September, in which we broke below the eight-week “ultra-tight” range and bounced up, the markets have settled back into the doldrums that have defined the past few months.
In fact, for the past two years, U.S. markets have managed to move from trading-range box to trading-range....More>>>
Small cap high-definition video solutions stockAmbarella Inc (NASDAQ: AMBA) reported fiscal Q2 2018 earnings after the Thursday market close with results beating expectations, but shares are now falling as much as 13% in premarket trading. Revenue rose 10% to $71.6 million and GAAP net incom
Last October, I compared GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) with its supplier Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA). At the time, I concluded that Ambarella's more diversified business model, stronger margins, and lower valuations made it the better play.
Since that article was published, shares of GoPro and Amba
After the market closed yesterday, small cap camera stock and new media companyGoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO) surprised investorsby reporting higher first quartersales than expected and a smaller-than-expected quarterly lossas a cost-cutting plan starts to stem declines. Revenue rose 19.1%, its se