RECENT Tech, Media, and Telecom RESEARCH
On September 13, 2017, Fitbit (FIT) launched its latest smartwatch, the Ionic, which includes heart-rate monitoring, personal coaching, and a built-in GPS.
Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (TMUS) have been in talks about a merger for a few years now. However, according to CNBC, the two companies “are entering due diligence in a stock-for-stock deal.”
The industrial bank charter that Square is seeking will allow the company to supply loans and offer deposit account services to small businesses.
Google has signed a deal with struggling with HTC wherein a group of HTC’s phone design and engineering employees will join Google.
NVIDIA (NVDA) has topped the charts to become the ultimate growth stock, delivering close to 200% in capital returns over the past year.
During the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference on September 12, 2017, Perley McBride, Frontier’s chief financial officer, discussed the company’s full-year 2017 guidance.
NetApp (NTAP) stock has fallen more than 1.5% since it announced its fiscal 1Q18 results on August 16. NetApp is trading 37.0% above its 52-week low of $30.36 and 7.8% below its 52-week high of $45.24.
Acquiring Time Warner will make AT&T among the most heavily indebted companies in the world. AT&T is anticipated to have debt of more than $180.0 billion if it acquires Time Warner.
While the S&P 500 Index (SPY) has risen 11.8% year-to-date (or YTD), the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite Index (QQQ) has jumped 19.9%.
Micron Technology (MU) was the most highly traded semiconductor stock in the last month. Its stock price rose ~18.4% during the month, touching a new 52-week high of $35.00.
In this series, we’ll look at the top five players in the communication equipment space, comparing their market capitalization, earnings growth, margins, level of debt, dividend yields, and valuation.
After its merger with Time Warner Cable, Charter has nearly 16.7 million video customers and has become the third-largest pay-TV provider in the US.
Charter Communications (CHTR) stock fell almost 6% in the week ended September 15, 2017, to close at $369.47. In this series, we’ll look at why this happened and other updates in the tech space.
Disney wants to spread the success of Tron to Walt Disney World Resort as it seeks to boost business at one its key theme park locations.
Charter Communications (CHTR) reported mixed 2Q17 results, with both its and top and bottom lines falling short of analysts’ average estimates.
Semiconductor stocks have risen 18.7% YTD (year-to-date), outperforming the S&P 500 Index, which has risen 12.7%.
Among the top Internet companies that look to online advertising as their primary source of revenue, Google topped the chart in 2Q17.
On September 12, the US (SPY) technology (QQQ) giant Apple (AAPL) unveiled the iPhone X at its annual event.
The telecom industry has emerged as an intensely competitive space where success depends mostly on network superiority, the quality of service, and scalability.
AT&T (T) has come up with a tablet device called Primetime that’s designed to encourage people to watch DirecTV Now, its OTT (over-the-top) video service.