Precious metals saw a sudden price upswing after the geopolitical unrest in Syria and North Korea surfaced during mid-April. Consequently, both precious metal mining stocks and funds rose.
On April 26, 2017, Time Warner (TWX) stock closed at $100.20. It’s risen 3.8% year-to-date (or YTD).
On April 26, 2016, Varian Medical Systems (VAR) released its 2Q17 earnings. VAR beat consensus estimates for revenues in 2Q17 by ~0.8% and reported in-line earnings per share.
Last week, Microsoft (MSFT), going with the trend of M&A in the cloud space, announced the acquisition of Intentional Software. Financial details of the buyout were not disclosed.
For 1Q17, AbbVie (ABBV) reported revenues of about $6.5 billion, which equals year-over-year growth of ~9.7%.
Goldcorp (GG) reported its 1Q17 results after the market closed on April 26, 2017. In this series, we’ll look at the company’s prospects based on its 1Q17 earnings and management’s comments.
Marathon Oil (MRO) is set to report its 1Q17 and fiscal 2016 earnings on May 4, 2017. Excluding any one-time items, MRO’s consensus EPS estimate for 1Q17 is -$0.09 per share.
Frontier Communications (FTR) will report its results for 1Q17 on May 2, 2017. In this series, we’ll take a look at expectations for the company’s performance during the quarter.
For 1Q17, Wall Street analysts expect Occidental Petroleum to report ~28% higher revenues on a year-over-year basis.
Analysts estimate that Motorola will post revenue of $1.25 billion for 1Q17, with a low estimate of $1.22 billion and a high estimate of $1.31 billion.
Intel (INTC) is transitioning from a focus on PCs (personal computers) to data. This series will take a look at what’s in store for the company in 2017.
On April 25, 2017, Stryker (SYK) released its 1Q17 earnings. After the announcement, Stryker’s share price rose ~1.2%.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) reported revenue growth of 19% to 7.4 billion pounds in 1Q17.
Gaslog (GLOG), an international owner, operator, and manager of LNG (liquefied natural gas) carriers, plans to release its 1Q17 results before the market opens on May 5, 2017.
China is a key market for crude oil tankers, so in this series, we’ll assess its oil imports, its suppliers, its economic health, and its impact on the crude tanker industry.
For 1Q17, analysts expect ConocoPhillips to report EPS in the range of -$0.21–$0.14. Its current consensus EPS estimate for 1Q17 is $0.01.
Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) has a significant presence in the Permian Basin, which is expected to have one of the highest growth rates in crude oil production.
Every week, the Association of American Railroads publishes North American freight rail data for the previous week. The latest figures are for the week ended April 22, 2017.
In 1Q17, Anthem (ANTM) reported revenues of around $22.3 billion, which is a year-over-year (or YoY) decline of around 9.9%.
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) closed at $115.58 on April 26, 2017. The stock has risen 11.2% year-to-date.