First Trust NASDAQ Technology Div ETF
Latest First Trust NASDAQ Technology Div ETF News and Updates
Why IBM sold its semiconductor division to Globalfoundries
In its 3Q14 results, IBM (IBM) announced the sale of its semiconductor operations to Globalfoundries. IBM will pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion over next three years.
Why IBM announced a partnership with Apple
In July 2014, IBM Corp. (IBM) announced its partnership with Apple Inc. (AAPL). IBM wants to make a space for itself in the enterprise mobility space.
Why IBM announced its high-end “brain like” chips
After divesting its manufacturing business, IBM (IBM) appears to be in a better position to focus on high-end servers, super computers, and technology research.
Why IBM and Apple target “big data” and the mobile space
Apple (AAPL) and IBM (IBM) announced a global partnership that’s designed to push increased adoption for mobiles in the enterprise space.
What Could Drive Apple’s Dividends?
Apple’s PE of 16.9x and dividend yield of 1.6% compares to a sector average PE and a dividend yield of 36.2x and 2.8%, respectively.
What’s Contributing to Promising Outlook for Lam Research?
Lam Research’s (LRCX) revenue rose 12% and 36% in 2016 and 2017, respectively. It rose 52% in 1Q18.
What Are Corning’s Key Growth Drivers?
Corning’s gross margin grew 3% and 9% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
Why Apple’s Dividend Yield Fell in 2017 (Hint: Stock Performance)
Apple’s (AAPL) net sales rose 6% in 2017 after an 8% decline in 2016.
Why the Dividend Yield of Microsoft Has Taken a Downturn
Microsoft’s (MSFT) 5.0% revenue growth in 2017 has been mainly driven by productivity and business processes and intelligent cloud, offset by more personal computing and other segments.
Must-know: Intel’s software and services strategy
In accordance with its mobile strategy in 2010, Intel acquired McAfee for ~ $7.7 billion. Intel acquired McAfee with the intent of integrating its security solutions into Intel-manufactured chips.