How Amazon Chime Could Steal Share from Microsoft’s Skype
Amazon is late to the UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) market. But Amazon Chime could still carve out a significant share of the market.
A recently leaked image is believed to show an Alexa-enabled security camera in development, most likely by Amazon (AMZN).
Ant Financial, Alibaba’s payment affiliate, has recently been building strategic alliances as it prepares to go public later this year.
Salesforce’s Value Proposition in the Software Space
Salesforce’s scale in the software space So far in the series, we discussed Salesforce’s (CRM) double-digit top-line growth, which has yet to be converted to its bottom line. Now, let’s…
Wall Street analysts’ views on Salesforce stock Earlier in this series, we discussed how growing competition in the cloud space could halt Salesforce (CRM) double-digit revenue growth. We also discussed the…
Stock trends and shareholder returns Technical indicators are important for traders and investors to consider as they make market entry and exit decisions. Moving averages and RSI (relative strength index)…
How Do Analysts Rate Amazon?
On April 21, 2017, Amazon (AMZN) stock was trading at $898.53, 1.3% above its 20-day moving average of $887, 4.2% above its 50-day moving average of $862.
As of April 24, 2017, Amazon (AMZN) was the largest global Internet player in terms of market capitalization at $427.8 billion.
Amazon (AMZN) releases neither its video nor sales spending information, but it does release information about its video deals.
How 21st Century Fox’s Technical Indicators Compare to Peers
On April 21, 2017, 21st Century Fox was trading 2.3% above its 100-day moving average of $30.
Earlier this month, Variety reported that the European Commission had approved 21st Century Fox’s (FOXA) acquisition of Sky.
On a forward PE basis, 21st Century Fox (FOXA) appears undervalued compared with peers.
The Latest Analyst Recommendations for Sprint
As of April 21, 2017, about 60.7% of the 28 analysts covering Sprint (S) stock recommended a “hold,” and 28.6% recommended a “sell.”
As of April 21, 2017, Sprint’s forward EV-to-EBITDA metric was ~5.9x, which was lower than T-Mobile’s at ~6.7x.
An increase in churn rate is negative for telecommunication companies because they have to deal with additional acquisition costs.
How Analysts View Priceline in 2017 and Beyond
The consensus 12-month target for PCLN’s stock price is $1,851.80, which indicates a 7.4% return potential from its February 28, 2017, closing price of $1,741.00.
Priceline (PCLN) currently trades at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 25.2x.
The total debt on Priceline’s (PCLN) balance sheet has increased from $1.9 billion in 2013 to $3.9 billion in 2014, $6.2 million at the end of 2015, and $7.1 billion in 2016.
Device and Consumer Revenues Decline for Microsoft
In 4Q15, revenues in the devices and consumer segment for Microsoft declined by 13% to $8.7 billion.
What Key Ratios Say about AMD’s Valuation
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) stock has witnessed exponential growth over the past one-year period, with a 400% increase in its stock price.
Recently, Microsoft (MSFT) partnered with Qualcomm to bring the former’s Windows OS on the latter’s ARM-based SoCs.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is launching a suite of products to obtain a share of the high-end PC, server, and GPU markets.
Inside the Intel-HTC Partnership: Stirring the VR Market
Intel and HTC have announced a partnership aimed at developing wireless connectivity for the Vive VR headset.
In fiscal 2016, AAPL reported net sales of $215.6 billion, which represents a YoY fall of 7.7%.
GoPro fell 3.0% to close at $9.07 per share on January 6, 2017. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 2.6%, -7.0%, and 4.1%, respectively.
How Electronic Arts Is Looking to Break Out
Despite posting a 7.4% revenue growth in the December quarter, or fiscal 3Q17, Electronic Arts (EA) stock has moved nowhere.
Holiday video game sales figures shared by Sensor Tower and reported by Wall Street Journal reveal an interesting sector trend.
Nintendo (NTDOY) has plans to open three attraction sites in the US and Japan thanks to a partnership with Comcast (CMCSA).