Goldman Sachs’ Best Stock Picks for 2020
Strategists at Goldman Sachs (GS) project Netflix (NFLX), T-Mobile (TMUS), and Coca-Cola (KO) to be among the best stock picks for 2020.
Renaissance Technologies: Analyzing Its Q3 13F
At the end of the third quarter, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Biogen, UnitedHealth, and Walmart (WMT) were Renaissance Technologies’ top five buys.
Renaissance Technologies: Top Investments
Renaissance Technologies had a strong investment in the healthcare sector in Q2 2019. The healthcare sector makes up 18.16% of the firm’s total portfolio.
Five Tech Stocks That Are Overvalued at the Current Price
Most tech stocks have had a stellar run over the last 10 years. Here, we look at five tech stocks that we believe are overvalued.
Could Demisto Be a Good Fit for Palo Alto Networks?
Palo Alto Networks is in talks to buy information security company Demisto, Reuters has reported, citing a report from Israeli financial daily Calcalist.
Why Did Akamai Technologies Stock Fall on February 8?
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Cloud Security Solutions Drive Akamai’s Revenue
Akamai Technologies (AKAM) is a global leader in the content delivery network (or CDN) and has a market capitalization of $8.7 billion.
Akamai’s 4Q15 Results: What Was the Foreign Currency Impact?
On February 9, 2016, Akamai Technologies (AKAM) announced its 4Q15 results. It reported revenues of $579 million, an increase of 8% year-over-year.
What Investors Should Know about the Alternative Mutual Fund ADAIX
ADAIX is an alternative mutual fund that seeks long-term absolute returns over a reasonable period of time regardless of equity market ups and downs.
VeriSign Generates Year-to-Date Stock Returns of 51.6%
VeriSign (VRSN) generated investor returns of 48.3% in the trailing 12-month period and -4.3% in the trailing one-month period. In comparison, it generated -4.7% in 2014.
VeriSign’s Return on Assets Stood at 14.4% in 3Q15
In 3Q15, VeriSign’s (VRSN) return on assets (or ROA) was 14.4% compared to 16.8% for the same period last year and 13.3% in 3Q13.
VeriSign’s Market Share Declines Year-over-Year
VeriSign’s market share has decreased from 52.5% in 2007 to 46.6% at the end of fiscal 2014. It was driven by saturation in the .com domain segment and low acceptance of a .net domain name.
VeriSign Growth: Domain Name Registration Is a Key Factor
In 3Q15, VeriSign (VRSN) recorded net additions for registrations of 1.7 million with a gross figure of 9.2 million. The total .com and .net domain name registrations stand at 135.2 million.
eBay Had Stock Returns of 16.0% in the Trailing 1-Month Period
eBay generated investor returns of 23.4% in the trailing 12-month period and 16.0% in the trailing one-month period. It generated 2.3% in 2014 and 20.6% YTD.
Analyzing VeriSign’s Performance in a Competitive Market
The SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF (SYG) invests 3.7% of its holdings in VeriSign.
VeriSign Adds 1.68 Million New Domain Names in 3Q15
In 3Q15, VeriSign (VRSN) had cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities of $1.9 billion, an increase of $466 million compared to year-end 2014.
eBay Had Stock Returns of -8.88% in the Trailing 1-Month Period
eBay (EBAY) generated investor returns of 20.06% in the trailing 12-month period and -8.88% in the trailing one-month period.
VeriSign Generates Year-to-Date Stock Returns of 21.44%
Shareholder returns and stock trends VeriSign (VRSN) generated investor returns of 24.54% in the trailing 12-month period and -2.63% in the trailing one-month period. In comparison, it generated -4.65% in 2014 and 21.44% YTD (year-to-date). The comopany’s share price increased 3.11% in the trailing five-day period. In comparison, Facebook (FB) and Yahoo! (YHOO), peer companies in the […]
VeriSign sees concerns on loss of monopoly over top-level domains
Shares fell more than 7.5% in March on concerns VeriSign’s monopoly would end following a U.S. government announcement that it would give up a direct means of control over the administration of the internet.