Since January 2015, SKYY generated returns of 4.6% to close at $30.32 on October 23, 2015. In comparison, the PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 ETF (QQQ) has generated YTD returns of 5.4%.
In the above chart, we can see that the Communications Equipment subsector generated returns of -0.95%, whereas the Systems Software subsector generated returns of 0.06% in the trailing-five-day period.
Subsectors that have outperformed SKYY include Internet Retail, Internet Software & Services, and Home Entertainment Software with returns of 3.3%, 3.2%, and 1.5%, respectively.
Microsoft (MSFT) has generated trailing-five-day returns of 11.3%, whereas Juniper (JNPR) and Apple (AAPL) have generated returns of 5.6% and 7.2%, respectively. In comparison, NetSuite (N), VMware, and EMC (EMC) generated negative returns of -16.5%, -6.3%, and -6.01%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.
Apple to release earnings on October 27, 2015
On October 27, 2015, Apple will announce its 4Q15 results, and analysts are expecting revenues of $51.1 billion with earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.88. For the full year, revenues are expected to be $233.28 billion with EPS of $9.13.
In 4Q15, Apple reported revenues of $42.1 billion with diluted EPS of $1.42, whereas revenues for 3Q15 were $49.6 billion with EPS of $1.85.