Shares of Caterpillar (CAT ) opened slightly higher on Monday, just one day before the construction and mining equipment giant is scheduled to report its first quarter earnings. This might signal that investors are confident about Caterpillar ahead of the release of its Q1 financial results. Let’s dive into some of the details to see if they should be.
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) jumped as much as 14.5% today after announcing earnings after the bell yesterday. As a development-stage biotech, it wasn’t the revenue or the earnings that caused the spike, but the progression of Allnylam’s pipeline.
Nevertheless, here’s how the fourth quarter played out financially:
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals results: The raw....More>>>
It was d茅j vu all over again for the market as stocks followed yesterday’s playbook and gave back all their gains to finish little changed on the day. And with the Fed’s decision on interest rates on tap tomorrow, why wouldn’t they?
The S&P 500 finished little changed at 2,139.76 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked up 9.79 points,....More>>>
It’s that time of the year again, folks: the quarterly release of 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Each and every quarter, money managers with more than $100 million in assets under management are required to disclose their investment holdings within 45 days of the closing of the previous quarter (March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31).
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) officially jumped into the smart speaker market in the first quarter with the HomePod, and analysts believe that sales thus far are “underwhelming.” Siri remains less capable than its competing counterparts, HomePod only supports Apple Music for full functionality, and the $350 price tag positions it at a significant premium. With HomePod being included in the company’s....More>>>
The Consumer Cyclicals sector currently earns an Unattractive rating based on the market-weighted aggregation of the 443 stocks we cover in the sector. The Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) impact and slow growing economy has led to declining profits and even bankruptcy for many companies in the sector. However, a few companies have overcome these struggles and managed to thrive.
Wearable technology is having a moment in the sun right now as more and more consumers opt to add smartwatches to their collection of gadgets. While tech behemoth Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and its Apple Watch have been touted as the top of the class in the wearable technology sector, it’s not the only good investment within the industry.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Garmin Ltd.....More>>>
There is a lot of noise in the stock market. Every day, discrete events send stocks up and down. These discrete events can be company-specific, like earnings reports, murmurs about mergers and acquisitions, analyst upgrades and downgrades, or investor presentations. Those discrete events can also be macro-related, including economic data or geopolitical news.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been one of the more impressive stocks of the past 25 years. In fact, AMZN now has returned nearly 100,000% from its IPO price of $18 ($1.50 adjusted for the company’s subsequent stock splits).
A large part of the returns have come from two factors. First, Amazon has vastly expanded its reach. What originally was just an online bookseller now has its....More>>>
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) sells computers of all different shapes and sizes, from high-performance desktops all the way down to the Apple Watch, a computer that fits on our wrists.
Every computer that Apple sells includes two key components: Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), which can be thought of as the workspace for a computer processor, and storage, which is where all programs and data are....More>>>
The turnaround in watchmaker Fossil Group (FOSL) has arrived. The company's smartwatch business is finally ramping within the burgeoning Internet-of-Things (IoT) and wearables markets, and offsetting weakness in the company's traditional watch business. Consequently, FOSL stock is now up 140% yea
In 2014, chip tear-down reports revealed that Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) then-new A8 applications processor was manufactured exclusively by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (NYSE:TSM). This was something of a surprise to many because TSMC's main rival in chip manufacturing, Samsung (NASDAQOT