The current earnings-report cycle was already off to a strong start when Netflix Inc. set an exceptionally high bar this week, blowing so far beyond subscriber estimates that the video service entered the exalted club of companies valued at more than $100 billion.
Netflix joins the array of U.S., European and Asian companies whose earnings are getting a lift from quickened global economic....More>>>
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) typically has beaten its earnings and sales expectations. Apparently, the top U.S. player for semiconductor capital equipment is finding out that 29% in quarterly revenue growth (to $4.57 billion) and a 54% jump in operating income (to $1.22 per share) from a year ago aren’t enough in the face of expectations ahead.
Mention the word uranium and most likely weapons of mass destruction come to mind. While you can make plenty of jokes about investment returns in the event of nuclear war, choosing to diversify your portfolio with uranium mining stocks is certainly worth a closer look.
Azincourt Uranium Inc. (OTCBB: AZURF) (TSX: AAZ.V) the Canadian based resource company specializing....More>>>
Like the Pope during the Galileo affair, central bankers prefer to deny the facts that contradict their dogma, the Phillips curve and the Fisher equation in this case. The first posits the existence of a trade-off between inflation and the unemployment rate. The second defines the exogenous and stationary velocity of money as the ratio of nominal GDP to the monetary base. If these axioms hold, central....More>>>
Natural gas for transportation leader Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ:CLNE) has steadily grown and improved the quality of its business and business results over the past several years. Today’s Clean Energy Fuels is leaner, has a stronger balance sheet, and is in a solid position as a market leader in a growth industry.
But is the stock undervalued? By one metric, book value per share,....More>>>
CGI (TSE:GIB.A) (NYSE:GIB) had its target price raised by stock analysts at Barclays from C$83.00 to C$89.00 in a report issued on Thursday. Barclays’ price objective points to a potential upside of 7.04% from the stock’s previous close.
There are massive tailwinds with the potential to increase the prices of U.S. bank stocks. Higher interest rates are the main driving force benefiting banks because net interest margins, or the difference between the cost for a bank to borrow money and what it can charge for lending it, increases