Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Current price $3.68
Sirius announced Wednesday that it is paying tribute to President John F. Kennedy and the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Dallas with the launch of JFK: 50 Years Later, a special weekend-long pop-up channel featuring exclusive programming taken from SiriusXM’s multiple talk channels. JFK: 50 Years Later debuts at 6:00 am Eastern Time on Friday, November 22, and will be on the air through 6:00 am Eastern Time on Monday, November 25 on SiriusXM channel 108. The special channel will contain programming selected from an array of programming being broadcast this week across multiple SiriusXM channels to commemorate the anniversary of Kennedy’s death.
EBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY): Current price $50.97
In an endeavor to add to its revenues from the physical retail world, EBay plans a large expansion of its “Connected Glass” shopping tech. The company has developed touchable screens, at a minimum of 10 feet by 10 feet, being installed in malls and in stores. Shoppers may now browse products on the digital displays and purchase via entering a phone number, then receiving a text message to complete the transaction through their smartphone. This past summer in New York, EBay tested four shoppable windows that offered some 30 items from Kate Spade on Saturday, a new fashion brand from the apparel firm Fifth & Pacific.
Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW): Current price $47.93
On Wednesday morning, Lowe’s posted third-quarter earnings of $499 million, or 47 cents per share, while revenue rose to $12.96 billion, surpassing Wall Street estimates and narrowly missing by one cent. Following Home Depot’s lead, the retailer also elevated its full year earnings guidance from $2.10 per share up to $2.15. Unfortunately, analysts were expecting a larger rise in earnings guidance. Lowe’s shares are down nearly 5 percent Wednesday in fairly heavy trading.