Cisco's Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings Beat Analyst Estimates

The US-based (SPY) tech (QQQ) heavyweight Cisco (CSCO) announced its fiscal 1Q18 results on November 15 and reported revenue of $12.1 billion.

Walmart Stock Soared 10.9% on Stellar 3Q Results

Walmart (WMT) stock rose 10.9% to $99.62 after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal 3Q18 results on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Several analysts raised their price targets on the stock.

Home Depot Raised 2017 Guidance after Strong 3Q17 Earnings

Home Depot (HD) posted adjusted EPS of $1.87 on revenues of $25.0 billion. Compared to 3Q16, the company’s EPS rose 16.9%, while revenues rose 8.1%.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Mixed on November 17

On November 17, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.48% and closed the day at 3,382.91. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 1.8% on November 16.


Toyota’s 2Q18 Results: Solid Earnings and Raised Guidance

Toyota Motor (TM) released its 2Q18 earnings on November 7, 2017. Its adjusted EPS was 152.87 Japanese yen, or ~$1.35. That was 19% higher than 2Q17.

What Happened in the Financial Sector Last Week?

The S&P 500 Financial Index fell 2.7% last week, dragging down the benchmark index.

Has Your Energy Portfolio Captured Oil’s Gain?

On November 9, US crude oil active futures rose 0.6% and closed at $57.17 per barrel. Geopolitical concerns in the Middle East could have helped crude oil.

Mark Cuban Is Betting on These Stocks

Mark Cuban has an optimistic view on Amazon. He said, “Just because of their growth, I’ve had them for a long time. I don’t switch things around.”

Inside China’s Emerging Market Opportunities

To gain an understanding of the latest changes in emerging markets—in particular those changes related to China, the largest emerging markets country—we spoke with Vanguard’s head of ETF Product Management, Rich Powers.

Precious Metal Markets: A Brief Look at the Gold–Silver Spread

The gold–silver spread stood at 75 on November 7, 2017, indicating that it took 75 ounces of silver to buy a single ounce of gold on that day.

Could Walmart Stock Rise on Its Fiscal 3Q18 Results?

Walmart (WMT) is expected to announce its fiscal 3Q18 results on November 16, 2017. Analysts expect the company to mark a year-over-year improvement in its top line.

The Future of Southern Company: Investor Expectations

On November 9, 2017, SO was trading 3% and 4% above its 50-day and 200-day moving average levels, respectively.

Where Investors Stand on IAMGOLD’s Transformation

IAG reported EPS (earnings per share) of $0.07 for 3Q17, beating the consensus estimate by $0.06. Its revenues missed the estimate by $4.1 million.

How Monster Beverage Performed in 3Q17

Monster Beverage (MNST) reported its 3Q17 results after the close of financial markets on November 8. The leading energy drink maker’s 3Q17 sales exceeded analysts’ expectations, while earnings were in line with estimates.

Software Companies 3Q17 Review: IBM, Oracle, Symantec, Microsoft

On November 2, 2017, US-based (SPY) information technology giant International Business Machines (IBM) confirmed that it has finalized its acquisition of Vivant Digital.

Why J.M. Smucker's Fiscal 2Q18 Results Could Be Disappointing

SJM stock has fallen 19.9% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of November 9, 2017. Tepid sales and pressure on margins led investors to dump the stock.

Key Takeaways from SunPower's 3Q17 Earnings

SunPower (SPWR) announced its 3Q17 earnings before market hours on November 2. In this series, we’ll examine SunPower’s 3Q17 results in detail and compare the results with analysts’ estimates.

Quarterly Results Roundup: MLPs' Performance in 3Q17

In this series, we’ll review 3Q17 earnings results for some mid-to-large cap limited partnerships.

How Did AT&T Fare in 3Q17?

AT&T (T) reported mixed 3Q17 results, with postpaid phone losses higher than the Wall Street analysts’ consensus estimate.

Could Guidance Change Affect TechnipFMC in 2017?

TechnipFMC (FTI) is one of the top OFS companies. In this series, we’ll take a look at TechnipFMC’s management guidance, value drivers, balance sheet, and free cash flow.

Who's Thanking Align Technology This November?

In 3Q17, Align Technology reported total revenues close to $385.3 million, which represents YoY growth of ~38.3% and QoQ growth of ~8.1%.

SCANA Stock Is Weak: Daunting Times for Investors

On November 9, 2017, SCANA stock rose 3.2% and closed at $44.60. It’s trading 16% and 31% below its 50-day and 200-day moving average levels.

Insights into Albemarle's Strong 3Q17 Returns

Albemarle (ALB) announced its 3Q17 earnings on November 8, 2017. It reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) from continuing operations of $1.08, an increase of 18.7% YoY.

Will NetApp Beat Analyst Estimates in Fiscal 2Q18?

Analysts expect US-based (SPY) storage tech (QQQ) firm NetApp (NTAP) to report revenues of $1.38 billion in fiscal 2Q18.


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