What Investors Can Expect from BlackBerry in Fiscal 4Q17
BlackBerry (BBRY) stock has fallen 8.5% in the last 12 months. It fell 28% in 2016 and 14.2% in 2015.
Crude oil prices saw a roller coaster ride in 2016, tanking to $26.21 per barrel on February 11, 2016. Since then, prices have soared by 104.9%.
In fiscal 3Q17, analysts expect Cisco’s revenue to be ~$11.9 billion, a YoY fall of 1.2%. In fiscal 2017, Cisco’s revenue is projected to be $48.3 billion, a fall of 1.9%.
Cisco Systems (CSCO) recently announced its partnership with Ericsson (ERIC) in the W-Fi product segment, extending a partnership announced 15 months ago.
In fiscal 1Q17, Cisco returned $2.3 billion to shareholders, which included $1.0 billion in share repurchases and $1.3 billion in dividends.
Cisco Systems (CSCO) stock rose 15.2% in 2016. The rise came despite a modest 3.0% YoY rise in revenue to $49.2 billion.
Investors believe HPE is heading in the right direction with several mergers and spin-offs over the last 15 months.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) expects non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) EPS (earnings per share) of between $0.42 and $0.46 in fiscal 1Q17.
Revenues from HP’s Graphics business vertical continued to rise for the 13th consecutive quarter in fiscal 4Q16.
Market research firm IDC stated that PC shipments fell 6.6% in the first nine months of 2016.
Hewlett-Packard’s (HPQ) Printer revenues for the first nine months of 2016 fell 12.3% YoY (year-over-year) to $13.6 billion.
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) stock rose 30.1% in 2016, while Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) stock rose 54%.
Of the 18 analysts covering US-based (SPY) GoPro (GPRO), one gave it a “buy” recommendation, four recommended a “sell,” and 13 recommended a “hold.”
In 3Q16, unit shipments fell 36% YoY (year-over-year) to 1.0 million from 1.6 million in 3Q15.
On January 4, 2017, GoPro (GPRO) stated that it will resume sales of its Karma drone.
GoPro stock has been in a downward spiral since last year. The stock fell over 50% in 2016.
As of January 4, 2017, Fitbit (FIT) has generated investor returns of -72.7% in the trailing 12-month period and -3.0% in the trailing one-month period.
Apple’s closest competitor, Fitbit (FIT), saw its market share fall from 36.8% in 2015 to 31.9% in 2016.
Fitbit’s (FIT) flagship products—Alta, Flex 2, Charge 2, and Blaze—accounted for more than 79.0% of the company’s revenues in the last reported quarter.
A report from market research firm eMarketer points out that demand for the Apple Watch and Fitbit trackers have been lower than earlier predicted.