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DTE Energy Co (NYSE:DTE)Q12019 Earnings CallApril 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET

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Good day, and welcome to the Q1 2019 earnings conference call. Today’s conference is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference over to Barbara Tuckfield. Please go ahead, ma’am.

Barbara Tuckfield — Director, Investor Relations

Thank you, Rachel, and good morning, everyone. Before we get started, I would like to remind everyone to read the Safe Harbor statement on Page 2 of the presentation, including the reference to forward-looking statements. Our presentation also includes references to operating earnings, which is a non-GAAP financial measure. Please refer to the reconciliation of GAAP earnings to operating earnings provided in the appendix of today’s presentation.

Best Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Sina Corporation(SINA)

SINA Corporation provides online media and mobile value-added services (MVAS) in the People?s Republic of China. It provides advertising, non-advertising, and free services through SINA.com, Weibo.com, and SINA Mobile. SINA.com offers free interest-based channels that provide region-focused format and content, including news, sports, automobile-related news, finance, entertainment, luxury, technology, digital, tools, collectibles, video, music, and wireless application protocol, as well as interactive platform for fashion-conscious users to share comments and ideas on a range of topics, such as health, cosmetics, and beauty. The company’s microblogging platform, Weibo.com, enables its users to follow the hottest topics being discussed online, as well as discussions related to people they know. Weibo accounts consist of celebrities, commercial enterprises, government entities, and grass root Internet users. Its SINA Mobile service allows users to receive news and informatio n, download ring tones, mobile games and pictures, and participate in dating and friendship communities. The company also offers SINA Game, which serves as an interactive platform that provides users with downloads and gateway access to popular online games; SINA eReading, a shop for book reviews; SINA.net, an enterprise solutions platform to assist businesses and government bodies; and SINA Mall, an online shopping Website. In addition, it provides a platform for Chinese bloggers; photo-sharing platform; free email, VIP mail, and corporate email for enterprise users; audio and video-based instant messaging tools; proprietary search technology; and classified advertising services, as well as hosts topic-specific discussion forums in Chinese language; and creates user-maintained and supported online communities. The company has strategic cooperation agreement with China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited. SINA Corporation was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the Peop le?s Republic of China.

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    Shares of SINA (NASDAQ:SINA) recently stumbled after the Chinese tech company posted soft fourth-quarter numbers. Its non-GAAP revenue rose 14% annually to $570.4 million but missed expectations by $3 million. On a GAAP basis, its revenue also rose 14% to $573 million.

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    Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 5, 2019 7:10 a.m. ET

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  • [By Steve Symington]

    SINA(NASDAQ:SINA)announced solid fourth-quarter 2018 results on Tuesday morning, once again highlighting the benefits of the Chinese internet technology company’s burgeoning Weibo microblogging platform.

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    Stocks to Watch Today: TGT, CRM, FB
    This morning, shares of Target Corp.(NYSE: TGT) popped nearly 6% after a strong Q4 earnings report. The company reported earnings per share of $1.53 on total revenue of $22.98 billion. Wall Street expected $1.52 per share on sales of $22.91 billion. The firm reported very strong online sales (up 25%) and a 5.3% jump in same-store sales. Analysts had expected a 4.5% increase in same-store sales. The report is the latest sign that Target has emerged as a formidable competitor to Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Walmart Inc.(NYSE: WMT). Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is under fire again due to security concerns around its sign-in features. The company has not allowed users to opt out of the key feature that lets users look up others by phone number and e-mail address. Many people have added their phone numbers in the past thinking it would only be used for two-factor authentication and security. Critics argue this is the latest episode of Facebook compromising user information. Shares of Salesforce.com Inc.(NYSE: CRM) are in focus as the cloud computing giant plans to report earnings after the bell Tuesday. CRM stock is already up 20% so far this year. And many analysts expect the firm to report earnings per share of $0.55 on top of $3.56 billion in revenue. Yesterday, Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff predicted that $30 billion in annual revenue for the cloud computing giant is “right around the corner.” Look for earnings reports from AeroVironment Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), Ambarella Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN), Kohl’s Corp.(NYSE: KSS), Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST), Sina Corp. (NASDAQ: SINA), Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN), Vivint Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: VSLR), and Weibo Corp.(NYSE: WB).

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Best Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Boeing Company (BA)

The Boeing Company, incorporated on July 19, 1934, is an aerospace firm. The Company operates in five segments: Commercial airplanes; Defense, Space & Security (BDS), such as Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS) and Global Services & Support (GS&S), and Boeing Capital (BCC). The Company’s unallocated activities are Engineering, Operations & Technology (EO&T) and Shared Services Group (SSG). The Company’s EO&T provides Boeing with technical and functional capabilities, which include information technology, research and development, test and evaluation, technology strategy development, environmental remediation management and intellectual property management.

Commercial Airplanes Segment

The Company’s Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft, which provides related support services to the commercial airline industry across the world. The Company produces commercial aircraft and offers a family of commercial jetliners, which design a spectrum of global passenger and cargo requirements of airlines. The Company’s Commercial Airplanes segment has a family of commercial jet aircraft in production, which include the 737 narrow-body model and the 747, 767, 777 and 787 wide-body models. The Company develops on the 787-10 and 737 MAX derivatives and the 777X programs. The Company’s Commercial Airplanes segment offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spare parts, training, maintenance documents and technical advice to commercial and government customers across the world.

Defense, Space & Security

The Company’s BDS operations involve in research, development, production, modification, and products and related systems. The Company’s BDS customer is the United States Department of Defense (U.S. DOD). The Company’s BDS segment consists of approximately three businesses, which include BMA, N&SS and GS&S.

Boeing Military Aircraft Segment (BMA)

The Company’s! BMA segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of military aircraft and weapons systems for global strike, which include fighter aircraft and missile systems; vertical lift, which include rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; autonomous systems, and mobility, surveillance and engagement, which include command and control, battle management, airborne, anti-submarine, transport and tanker aircraft. The Company’s segment programs include for global strike, which include EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle and Joint Direct Attack Munition; for vertical lift, which include CH-47 Chinook, AH-64 Apache, and V-22 Osprey; for autonomous systems, which include ScanEagle and Integrator, and for mobility, surveillance and engagement, which include C-17 Globemaster III, P-8 programs, and KC-46A Tanker.

Network & Space Systems Segment (N&SS)

The Company’s N&SS segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of the following products and related services, such as electronics and information solutions, which include command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), cyber and information solutions, and intelligence systems; strategic missile and defense systems, for space and intelligence systems, which include satellites and commercial satellite launch vehicles, and space exploration. The programs in the segment include Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) for strategic missile and defense systems; commercial, civil and military satellites for space and intelligence systems, and Space Launch System (SLS), Commercial Crew and International Space Station for space exploration. Its segment also includes its joint venture operations related to United Launch Alliance.

Global Services & Support Segment (GS&S)

The Company’s GS&S segment provides services to aircraft and systems with a spectrum of products and service! s through! logistics, which include supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification and upgrades for aircraft, and training systems and government services, which include pilot and maintenance training. The Company’s GS&S international operations include Boeing Defence U.K. Ltd., Boeing Defence Australia, as well as Alsalam Aircraft Company, Aviation Training International, Ltd and Boeing Sikorsky International Services LLC, joint ventures.

The Company’s logistics consist of an array of services that address the complete life cycle of aircraft and systems. The Company offers various programs, which include F/A-18E/F, F-15, AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook for domestic and international customers. The Company’s Aircraft modernization and sustainment is performed at centers throughout the United States and around the world, providing rapid cycle time and aircraft services for military customers on a range of BDS and non-BDS platforms. The Company’s aircraft programs include the Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Peace Eagle contract with Turkey and Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) program. The Company’s training systems and government services consist of training capabilities for domestic and international customers, which include the design and development of trainers for different aircraft platforms, and logistics and asset management solutions.

Boeing Capital Segment (BCC)

The Company’s BCC segment seeks to ensure that Boeing customers have the financing they need to buy and take delivery of their Boeing product and manages overall financing. The Company’s BCC’s portfolio consists of equipment under operating leases, finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease and investments.

The Company competes with Embraer, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Company, General Dynamics Corporation, BAE Systems and Airbus Group.

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    Boeing stock took a serious hit in the first 20 days after one of its 737 Max 8 jets crashed in Ethiopia. But this could make the case to invest in Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) even stronger.

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Best Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Denny's Corporation(DENN)

Dennys Corporation, through its subsidiary, Dennys, Inc., owns and operates full-service restaurant chains under the Dennys brand. As of December 30, 2015, it operated 1,710 franchised, licensed, and company operated restaurants, including 1,599 restaurants in the United States and 111 international locations. The company was formerly known as Advantica Restaurant Group, Inc. and changed its name to Dennys Corporation in 2002. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Money Morning News Team]

    Take a stock like Denny’s Corp. (NASDAQ: DENN). Denny’s was trading for just under $3 a share in 2010. Since then, it’s exploded by more than 700% to trade for $17.64 a share today.

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    Stocks to Watch Today: GILD, AMZN, UAA, JPM, AAPL, NFLX
    Shares of Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) fell 2.4% after the biotech giant announced disappointing results from a trial for a drug for chronic liver disease. In deal news,Amazon.com Inc.(NASDAQ: AMZN) will buy Wi-Fi/home router startup Eero for an undisclosed amount. The global e-commerce giant has been going on a smart-home acquisition streak. Last year, the firm bought video doorbell maker Ring for $1 billion. Eero is based in San Francisco and was founded in 2014. The firm makes mesh routers that aim to eliminate dead zones across a house or business location. Shares of Under Armour Inc.(NYSE: UAA) gained more than 2.2% after the company reported earnings before the bell. The sports apparel giant reported earnings per share of $0.09 (on an adjusted basis). That figure beat expectations of $0.04. The company’s sales were off about 6% in the fourth quarter but cited a big jump in foreign revenue. Last week,JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE:JPM) released a report that recommended one of the deals of the decade. The bank has called forApple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) to buy streaming giantNetflix Inc.(NASDAQ:NFLX). This deal is a no-brainer in today’s market. We break down what a deal would look like, how it benefits both sides, and how it would be like rocket fuel for Apple stock.Here’s what you need to know. Look for earnings reports from Activision Blizzard Inc.(NASDAQ: ATVI), Aircastle Ltd. (NYSE: AYR), Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), Ares Capital Corp.(NASDAQ: ARCC), Denny’s Corp.(NASDAQ: DENN), Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN), HubSpot Inc.(NASDAQ: HUBS), Molson Coors Brewing Co. (NYSE: TAP), Occidental Petroleum Corp.(NYSE: OXY), Shopify Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOP), and TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP).

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    News articles about Denny’s (NASDAQ:DENN) have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Denny’s earned a media sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 43.0997571340278 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.