Can Salesforce Meet Its Own High Ambitions by Fiscal 2018?
Among the 47 analyst recommendations on Salesforce’s stock, only one made a “sell” recommendation.
As of January 17, 2017, Microsoft was the largest player by market capitalization in the global software space, followed by Oracle.
Sprint’s (S) network continues to improve and has actually been performing at best-ever levels, despite reductions in its capex.
Wall Street expects to see ARPU trends improve as 50% off promotions roll off and Sprint migrates subscribers onto its accretive Unlimited Freedom plan.
Sprint (S) expects its postpaid phone churn to rise mainly due to the release of Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone 7 in September 2016.
In fiscal 2Q16, Sprint’s strong momentum showed no signs of slowing down.
Sprint (S) expects to have had ~2 million fewer prepaid customers at the end of fiscal 3Q16.
ExxonMobil’s cash balance in the first nine months of 2016 stood at $5 billion, showing a rise of 19% over the first nine months of 2015.
In this article, we’ll examine XOM’s leverage position. Its net debt-to-adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) stood at 1.8x in 3Q16.
Now, let’s look at ExxonMobil’s trading volumes as a percentage of its refined products sales. XOM’s trading volumes made up ~21.8% of its sales volumes in 3Q16.
In 3Q16, XOM’s chemical products sales rose 3% YoY (year-over-year) in international markets, but they fell 2% YoY in the domestic market.
In this article, we’ll examine the geographical spread of ExxonMobil’s (XOM) refined products sales. The United States is the largest market for XOM.
In 3Q16, ExxonMobil (XOM) sold 5.6 MMbpd (million barrels per day) of refined products, registering a 4% fall over 3Q15.
Earnings from ExxonMobil’s (XOM) Upstream segment fell in 3Q16 compared to 3Q15. The segment contributed 32% of XOM’s total earnings in 3Q15.
ExxonMobil (XOM) produced 3.8 MMboepd (million barrels of oil equivalent per day) from its worldwide operations in 3Q16.
Integrated energy companies such as ExxonMobil are affected to varying degrees by volatility in crude oil prices. XOM’s correlation coefficient with WTI stands at 0.56.
Implied volatility in ExxonMobil currently stands at 17%. However, XOM’s current implied volatility has risen compared to its level of 15% on December 23, 2016.
In this article, we’ll consider ExxonMobil’s forward valuations compared to those of its peers. ExxonMobil is trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings ratio) of 20.6x.
Institutional holdings in XOM currently stand at ~50%. The level of these holdings shows the confidence level sophisticated market participants such as institutions have in the stock.
In this article, we’ll compare ExxonMobil’s (XOM) beta with those of its peers. We’ve considered the companies’ 90-day betas.