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Wall Street expects CenturyLink’s (CTL) 2017 earnings to decrease year-over-year. Analysts expect CTL to report earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.95 in 2017 compared to EPS of $2.45 in 2016.
Pending regulatory approval, PayPal (PYPL) plans to acquire Swift Financial for an undisclosed amount. Swift Financial had already raised more than $56 million in venture capital when it agreed to sell itself to PayPal.
HPE reported fiscal 3Q17 revenues of $8.2 billion—a rise of 3% year-over-year, after adjusting for divestitures, and of 6% on a constant currency basis.
In 2Q17, T-Mobile (TMUS) reported its 14th consecutive quarter as the industry leader in postpaid phone customer net additions.
Snap (SNAP) generated $181.7 million in revenues in 2Q17, falling short of the consensus estimate of $189 million. However, Snap’s top line grew 153% compared with 2Q16.
Cisco (CSCO) is transitioning its business model to rely more on software sales and recurring revenues.
After a 12-year stint at Expedia (EXPE), Dara Khosrowshahi resigned as the CEO to join Uber. Uber’s search for a new CEO started in June 2017.
In this series, we’ll look at Micron’s end markets and its investments in each of these end markets.
Although Oracle (ORCL) has had three revenue misses and one earnings miss over the last 12 months, its Cloud Computing segment is a source of optimism.
Amazon (AMZN) is stepping up its campaign for online advertising dollars with a few noteworthy adjustments to its ad formats. Here’s what else you need to know.
Windstream Holdings (WIN) stock fell ~45% in August 2017 to close the month at $2.07. Windstream is now trading 10.7% above its 52-week low of $1.87.
Dish Network (DISH) stock has fallen 10.5% in the past one-month period but has risen 17.1% in the past year. DISH’s pay-TV business declined in 2Q17, with subscriber losses of 196,000.
Nvidia (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and Intel (INTC) are leaving nothing to chance as they pursue new growth opportunities in emerging fields.
While Uber generated $8.7 billion in revenue, it posted a net loss of nearly $650 million in the latest quarter.
During its VMworld tech conference on August 28, VMware (VMW) launched its newest offering, AppDefense. AppDefense is designed to protect a company’s core virtualization software from malware, ransomware, and other threats.
Micron Technology (MU) is reporting strong earnings and guidance, but its stock value is not growing quite so fast.
Sprint’s management maintained its cash capex guidance to be in the range of $3.5 billion to $4.0 billion for fiscal 2017.
Advertising is a key source of revenues for companies like Time Warner (TWX), 21st Century Fox (FOXA), and Comcast’s (CMCSA) NBCUniversal.
In Colorado Springs, Sprint (S) shared the top spot along with T-Mobile (TMUS) in the overall network performance category.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), a US (SPY) hardware technology (QQQ) company, is scheduled to announce its fiscal 3Q17 earnings on September 5.