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January 28, 2014
Apple’s Q1: Record iPhone Sales Still Disappoint Investors
Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer said during Apple's earnings call that no other tech company has ever generated as much revenue in a single quarter.
January 21, 2014
Analysts: Watch Out for Falling iPhone Sales
Analysts at Société Générale downgraded shares of Apple to hold from buy on Tuesday.
January 08, 2014
No News Is Not Good News for J.C. Penney Investors
On Wednesday, J.C.Penney informed investors that the company is pleased with its performance during holiday shopping season.
November 07, 2013
J.C. Penney Sales Growth Pleases Investors But Not Analysts
A 0.9 percent increase may seem like a nearly negligible uptick in same-store sales for most retailers, but J.C. Penny is not like most retailers.
November 06, 2013
After Q3, Should Investors Worry About Whole Foods’ Well-Being?
Compared to more traditional grocery store chains, investors are not overly impressed with Whole Foods.
October 23, 2013
Analyst: RadioShack’s Q3 Results Hit by Inventory Shifts
Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities gives his insights on RadioShack Corp.
October 09, 2013
Analyst: No Headwinds Ahead to Hurt Apple’s Margins
While it's debatable whether it would be beneficial for Apple to forgo higher prices to gain market share, it is clear that strategy keeps margins strong.
October 08, 2013
Analyst Upgrades Apple Based on ‘Attitude Change’
Jefferies analyst Peter Misek has upgraded his Apple rating from a "Hold" to a "Buy" and boosted his price target from $425 to $600.
September 12, 2013
Is Everyone Wrong on the Apple Pessimism?
It could be possible that the wealth of criticism flung at Apple Wednesday morning was more an exhibition of a herd mentality than it was evidence of the company’s shortcomings.
August 15, 2013
Apple Recap: Cash, Cheap iPhone Concerns, and Samsung’s Might
Similarly to Wednesday's movement, shares of Apple inched above the $500 mark for a time on Thursday, only to fall beneath that level by market's close
July 09, 2013
Analyst: Investors Should Look at Apple’s Equipment Spending
Worries about profit margin have prompted some investors to sell and others not to buy.
May 30, 2013
Analyst: Cheaper Phones Are a Curse on Apple
Will the introduction of low-cost mobile device alternatives into Apple’s product line hurt, rather than help, its bottom line?
April 23, 2013
Apple Earnings: Here Are Five Things To Watch For
Here are five things to watch for as investors prepare for the day's most anticipated earnings announcement.
April 22, 2013
Apple Recap: Tuesday’s Earnings, Investors’ Concerns, and an Earnings Mood Swing
Apple will release its first-quarter results and analyst consensus is that the company will post a year-over-year net profit decline for the first time in a decade...
November 22, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: The Buckle Straps In, Beats Estimates
Will BKE's one-time $2.50/share dividend succeed in attracting new investors?
November 01, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS) Impresses The Street On Strong Snapple Sales
Sales of the beloved iced teas jumped 10% YoY.
October 29, 2010
IMAX: Fad, Trend or Next Big Thing?
For the quarter, the company reported $0.15 cents of non-GAAP EPS, ahead of analyst estimates of $0.10, on revenues of $51.1 million.
October 26, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: Solid Earnings but Flat Sales for Bristol Meyers Squibb
With solid earnings and a 4.7 percent dividend, BMY deserves a second look ...
October 23, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: Does Double Bottom + Golden Cross = Big Returns For Amazon.com?
The iPad may garner the most headlines, but the most recent iteration of the Kindle was the fastest selling one yet...
October 17, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: WD-40 (WDFC) Proves That Slow And Steady Can Still Win The Race
Shares are set to open Monday at new highs following WDFC's earnings and revenue beat...
October 16, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: Mattel (MAT) Sells Off Despite Earnings Beat
Strong sales of Toy Story 3 branded toys and a rebound in Barbie sales weren't enough to salvage MAT's Q...
October 02, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: Thor Industries (THO) Is Swinging The Hammer Of Thor
Increasing strength in the RV industry is helping THO live up to the standards of its Norse namesake.
September 14, 2010
Kroger (KR) Sales Improve but Margins Get Squeezed
Kroger continues the struggle against nontraditional retail grocers ...
September 09, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: Nat Semi (NSM) Hits Fresh Lows On Weak Guidance, News Out Of Texas Instruments (TXN)
Now is not the time to be long semiconductor stocks...
September 02, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: iPhones Clogging Up Your Network? Buy Finisar, Profit Off The Solution.
Wireless backhaul may be the single highest-visibility domestic growth theme out there...
August 25, 2010
Tech Earnings Cheat Sheet: Avago (AVGO) Continues To Benefit From The Smartphone Boom
The rise of smartphones remains a recession-proof trend.
August 23, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: Focus Media (FMCN) Beats, Says Chinese Ad Market In Full Recovery
After beating on every metric and upping guidance, FMCN is poised to trade higher.
August 17, 2010
Home Depot (HD) Earnings: Short of a Home Run, but a Solid Hit
Will 2010 be a home run for Home Depot (HD)?
August 14, 2010
Earnings Cheat Sheet: Bally (BYI) Trades Up On Market-Share Gains
BYI may be setting itself apart from the competition...
August 11, 2010
SunPower Earnings Gives Investors a Bright Day
The story over at SunPower continues to improve, as the company is cutting its costs as demand growth is accelerating.