Out of 36 analysts covering SanDisk (SNDK) stock, 15 have a “buy” recommendation on it, two have a “sell” recommendation, and 19 recommend a “hold.”
Facebook has made huge investments in long-term projects that include virtual reality. In March 2014, Facebook acquired Oculus, the leader in immersive virtual reality technology.
In September, Facebook (FB) announced that it’s working on a dislike button in its news feed that will allow users to express support and empathy to an update that is sad or upsetting.
Square is an online digital payments startup owned by Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s (TWTR) interim CEO. In a first-time partnership, Twitter and Square will now work together.
Snapchat will now charge users to replay their favorite messages. The company will allow users to replay three messages for $0.99.
Google (GOOG) recently announced the launch of a new product called Customer Match. It will enable marketers to send tailored ads to target customers that sign on to Google’s Gmail or YouTube.
Groupon (GRPN), a deal-of-the-day website, has announced plans to cut 1,100 jobs globally. The move comes amid slow customer growth and the ongoing struggle to add inventory that delivers high margins.
Decisions for Twitter’s product changes are taking place amid ongoing transitions in its product team. Twitter has restructured its product team and appointed Jeff Seibert head of consumer products.
Twitter (TWTR) is considering extending the 140-character limit for tweets. Twitter, has been monitoring a project code-named 140 Plus that would enable users to tweet more than 140 characters at a time.
In the past, Instagram users had to crop pictures in order to post them in the traditional square format. Now Instagram users can share and upload pictures in a rectangular format.
Instagram, Facebook’s (FB) photo-sharing app, has added another 100 million active users. This pushed the popular app over its 400-million-user mark, primed to churn big money for Facebook.
Avago generated investor returns of 44.85% in the trailing 12-month period and -0.69% in the trailing one-month period.
Avago is a designer, developer, and global supplier of a broad range of analog, digital, mixed signal, and optoelectronics components and subsystems.
In August 2015, Avago announced its 3Q15 results and declared revenues of $1.73 billion, a 7.49% increase compared to 2Q15.
Altera has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium, which facilitates development of the global ecosystem for the Internet of Things.
Skyworks Solutions generated investor returns of 50.27% in the trailing 12-month period and -0.96% in the trailing one-month period.
Altera generated investor returns of 39.56% in the trailing 12-month period and 3.41% in the trailing one-month period.
In July 2015, Altera announced its 2Q15 results and declared revenues of $414.2 million, a 5% decrease compared to 1Q15 and a 16% decrease compared to 2Q14.
Skyworks has an exposure of 83% to Chinese markets. Lower demand for Apple’s iPhone in China could also hurt Skyworks’s revenues.
Skyworks Solutions is a semiconductor company founded in 2002. It manufactures semiconductors for use in radio frequency and mobile communications systems.