Gap Stock Offers Solid Dividend Yields
Gap (GPS) has paid dividends and repurchased its shares regularly, supported primarily by its solid cash balance.
Gap (GPS) reported total revenues of $3.4 billion in fiscal 1Q17, beating the consensus by $50.0 million. YoY, its top line remained almost flat.
Gap (GPS), which posted first-quarter 2017 results on May 18, 2017, reported adjusted diluted EPS of $0.36, topping Wall Street estimates by $0.07.
San Francisco–based Gap (GPS) reported its results for fiscal 1Q17 on May 18, 2017. It came in ahead of Wall Street’s expectations for revenue and earnings.
The surge in Cisco stock came to a halt after the company posted its 3Q17 earnings. The stock fell nearly 8.0%, making it the biggest fall since November 2013.
As of May 19, 2017, Symantec (SYMC) was trading at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of ~9.3x, which is lower than Oracle’s (ORCL) ~10.6x.
Salesforce’s (CRM) fiscal 1Q18 results (ended April 30, 2017), released on May 18, topped expectations on both the revenue and earnings fronts.
Walt Disney (DIS) is carrying a total debt of $21.6 billion. But can it easily pay the interest?
Cisco reported its fiscal 3Q17 (ended April 29) results on May 17. The report was largely devoid of major surprises, though it did pressure the stock.
Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) reported a mixed fiscal 1Q18 (ended April 30, 2017), beating the consensus earnings estimate but missing on revenue.
Nvidia did the unexpected in its fiscal 1Q18 (calendar 1Q17), with revenue and profits that expanded from one year ago, handily topping expectations.
Symantec (SYMC) is finding it difficult to take advantage of the expanding cybersecurity market.
Yelp’s fix seems to have come late, given its downbeat results for 1Q17 and its anemic outlook for the current quarter and year.
Walt Disney (DIS) reported its fiscal 2Q17 (ended March 31) results on May 9, and the report was a mixed bag of fortunes.
As of May 17, 2017, Sprint’s forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) metric was ~5.35x.
Sprint’s postpaid phone churn of 1.58% in fiscal 4Q16 was more than the 1.56% in fiscal 4Q15.
In fiscal 4Q16, Sprint added 180,000 prepaid subscribers as compared to 264,000 losses in fiscal 4Q15.
Sprint’s strong momentum showed no signs of slowing down with 42,000 postpaid phone net additions in fiscal 4Q16.
As Sprint grows its top line and lowers costs, it anticipates adjusted EBITDA to be in the range of $10.7 billion–$11.2 billion for fiscal 2017.
Sprint’s wireless equipment revenue rose ~61.9% YoY to reach ~$2.4 billion in fiscal 4Q16.