Shares of Under Armour have jumped more than 10% in the past two days after the company gave an update on its restructuring plan.
The Baltimore-based company said the restructuring will cost more than previously anticipated, so it plans to cut another 3% of its global workforce to help offset the cost. The company also raised the lower end of its fiscal 2018 earnings forecast.
The stock popped 6% on Thursday as traders digested the news, but not everyone on the Street believes Under Armour can actually turn a corner.
Following the announcement Susquehanna analyst Sam Poser re-iterated his negative rating on the stock. “Sell the rally,” he wrote in a note to clients on Thursday, because “underlying fundamentals have not improved.” His $11 target implies a 45% downside, as of Thursday’s close.
Top 5 Tech Stocks To Watch For 2021: Autohome Inc.(ATHM)
Autohome Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands under its former name, Sequel Limited, in June 2008 and adopted its current name in October 2011. Shortly after its inception, in June 2008, Autohome acquired all of the equity interests of the following entities:
* Cheerbright International Holdings Limited, or Cheerbright, a British Virgin Islands company that operates autohome.com.cn, which was launched in 2005;
* Norstar Advertising Media Holdings Limited, or Norstar, a Cayman Islands Company that, among other businesses, operated che168.com, which was launched in 2004; and
* China Topside Limited, or China Topside, a British Virgin Islands company. Advisors’ Opinion:
- [By Motley Fool Transcribers]
Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 26, 2019, 7:00 a.m. ET
Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM)’s share price fell 6.5% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $76.95 and last traded at $77.41. 1,384,400 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 64% from the average session volume of 842,765 shares. The stock had previously closed at $82.76.
- [By Logan Wallace]
Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) was upgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday.
Top 5 Tech Stocks To Watch For 2021: Lantronix, Inc.(LTRX)
Lantronix, Inc., incorporated on May 24, 2000, designs, develops, markets and sells networking and communications products with a focus on the convergence of mobility with machine-to-machine (M2M) systems. The Company provides solutions that enable machines, devices and sensors to be securely accessed, managed and controlled. The Companys solutions are designed for its customers to participate in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. The Company provides a portfolio of products intended for electronic devices or machines.
The Companys products are typically used by enterprise and commercial businesses, government institutions, telecommunication and utility companies, financial institutions, and individual consumers. The Company conducts its business globally and manages its sales teams by geography, according to four regions: the Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and Japan. The Company has organized its solutions into two product lines based on how they are marketed, sold and deployed: OEM Modules and Enterprise Solutions.
OEM Modules are electronic products that serve as building blocks embedded inside electronic systems and equipment. The Companys OEM Modules product line includes wired and wireless products that are designed to for electronic systems and equipment by providing network connectivity, application hosting, protocol conversion and other functions. The products are offered with a software suite. Among others, product families included in the Companys OEM Module product line are MatchPort, PremiereWave EN, WiPort, xPico, xPico Wi-Fi and xPort.
The Companys Enterprise Solutions are electronic products that are typically connected to one or more existing pieces of electronic equipment to provide additional connectivity or functionality. The Enterprise Solutions are designed for machines and other devices through network connectivity, routing, switchin! g, application hosting, remote management, telemetry, telematics, printing, protocol conversion and other functions. The Companys Enterprise Solutions includes products such as wired and wireless device servers, I/O servers, terminal servers, console servers, print servers, remote keyboard video mouse (KVM), management, power management and software management platforms. Among others, product families included in the Companys Enterprise Solutions product line are EDS, PremierWave XC, PremierWave XN, SLB, SLC, SLP, Spider, UDS, xDirect, xPress, xPrintServer, and xSenso.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Lantronix (NASDAQ:LTRX) was upgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Lantronix Inc (NASDAQ:LTRX)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $4.03 and last traded at $3.90, with a volume of 768 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $3.85.
Top 5 Tech Stocks To Watch For 2021: Loral Space and Communications Inc.(LORL)
Loral Space & Communications Inc. operates as a satellite communications company. The company?s Satellite Manufacturing segment designs and manufactures satellites, space systems, and components used for fixed satellite services, direct-to-home (DTH) broadcasting, mobile satellite services, broadband data distribution, wireless telephony, digital radio, digital mobile broadcasting, military communications, weather monitoring, and air traffic management applications in commercial and government sectors. Loral Space & Communications Inc.?s Satellite Services segment provides broadcast, enterprise, and consulting services. This segment owns and leases a satellite fleet that provides high-bandwidth services to broadcasters, cable networks, and DTH service providers. It also offers satellite transmission services for the broadcast of news, sports, and live events coverage enabling broadcasters to conduct on-the-scene transmissions. In addition, this segment operates very smal l aperture terminal (VSAT) networks in North America, and manages various VSAT terminals at customer sites, as well as provides the installation and maintenance of the end user terminal, the VSAT hub, and satellite capacity services. Further, it offers Internet protocol-based terrestrial extension services; Ka-band two-way broadband Internet services; satellite capacity and end-to-end services for data and voice transmission to telecommunications carriers; fixed satellite services to the United States and Canadian governments; and satellite consulting services. The company also owns and operates an X-band satellite, which provides X-band communications services to government users. As of December 31, 2011, it had 12 in-orbit satellites and 2 satellites under construction. The company operates in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, Latin America, and Caribbean. Loral Space & Communications Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
- [By Max Byerly]
GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. lifted its position in Loral Space & Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ:LORL) by 10.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 146,468 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 13,800 shares during the quarter. GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. owned about 0.47% of Loral Space & Communications Ltd. worth $5,507,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Loral Space & Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ:LORL) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday.
- [By Max Byerly]
Loral Space & Communications (NASDAQ:LORL) was downgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday.
Top 5 Tech Stocks To Watch For 2021: Texas Instruments Incorporated(TXN)
Texas Instruments Incorporated, incorporated on December 23, 1938, designs, makes and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers across the world. The Company operates through two segments: Analog and Embedded Processing. The Company has design, manufacturing or sales operations in over 30 countries.
The Company’s Analog segment’s product line includes High Volume Analog & Logic (HVAL), Power Management (Power), High Performance Analog (HPA) and Silicon Valley Analog (SVA). HVAL products support applications, such as automotive safety devices, touchscreen controllers, low-voltage motor drivers and integrated motor controllers. HVAL products include high-volume integrated analog products for specific applications and high-volume catalog products. Power products include both catalog products and application-specific standard products (ASSPs), which are designed to enhance the efficiency of powered devices using battery management solutions, portable power conversion devices, power supply controls and point-of-load products. HPA products include high-speed data converters, amplifiers, sensors, high reliability products, interface products and precision analog products that are used in systems that require high performance. SVA includes a portfolio of industrial, high-voltage power management, data converter, interface and operational amplifier catalog products used in manufacturing a range of electronic systems. SVA products support applications, such as video and data interface products, high voltage power conversion, and mobile lighting and display systems.
The Company’s Embedded Processing segment’s product line includes Processor, Microcontrollers and Connectivity. Processor products include digital signal processors (DSPs) and applications processors. DSPs perform mathematical computations to process or improve digital data. Applications processors are designed for a specific class of applications, su! ch as communications infrastructure and automotive (infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems). They are also sold into industrial applications. Microcontroller products include self-contained systems with a processor core, memory and peripherals that are designed to control a set of specific tasks for electronic equipment. Connectivity products include products that enable electronic devices to connect and transfer data. Connectivity products support various wireless technologies to meet requirements, including low-power wireless network standards, such as Zigbee and other technologies, such as Bluetooth, wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) and global positioning system (GPS).
The Company is also engaged in smaller product lines, such as DLP products (primarily used in projectors to create high-definition images), certain custom semiconductors known as application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and calculators. It also offers baseband products, and OMAP applications processors and connectivity products, which are sold into smartphones and consumer tablets.
- [By Billy Duberstein]
For those looking for blue chip quality in the technology sector, it’s hard to get bluer than Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN). This $100 billion company has a proud history going back to its founding in 1930, and it’s one of the most shareholder-friendly businesses in big tech — a trait that’s not always the norm in this sector.
- [By Logan Wallace]
ValuEngine upgraded shares of Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning.
- [By Ashraf Eassa]
Semiconductor giant Texas Instruments(NASDAQ:TXN) and data storage specialistSeagate(NASDAQ:STX) are vastly different businesses. Texas Instruments builds a diverse array of chips that go into a wide variety of devices, including cars, smartphones, PCs, TVs, and more. The company also makes those calculators that you probably had to use at some point in your academic career. Seagate, on the other hand, builds storage products — mainly hard disk drives.
- [By Logan Wallace]
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Top 5 Tech Stocks To Watch For 2021: ASML Holding N.V.(ASML)
ASML Holding N.V. develops, produces, markets, sells, and services advanced semiconductor equipment systems with a focus on lithography related systems primarily in the Netherlands, the United States, and Asia. The company offers TWINSCAN systems, which are equipped with i-line, krypton fluoride, and argon fluoride light sources for processing wafers for manufacturing environments for which imaging at a small resolution is required. Its TWINSCAN systems also include immersion lithography systems that place water between the wafer and a systems projection lens to enhance focus and enable circuit line width to shrink to smaller dimensions. In addition, the company provides TWINSCAN NXT platform, which enables improved imaging and overlay; and NXE system, an optical technology that utilizes reflective mirrors, as well as system related products. Further, it produces dual-stage design lithography systems. ASML Holding N.V. markets and sells its products through its direct sales force. The company was formerly known as ASM Lithography Holding N.V. and changed its name to ASML Holding N.V. in 2001. ASML Holding N.V. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.
- [By Billy Duberstein]
Looking for higher growth but also a bit of yield? European semiconductor equipment maker ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) is an exciting story. ASML has a dividend yield of just 0.94%, but good things can come in small packages. Last year, ASML hiked that payout by 50%, and it has increased its dividend tenfold over the past 10 years. In addition, that current payout is well covered by just a 23.2% payout ratio.
- [By Logan Wallace]
ASML (EPA:ASML) has been assigned a €192.00 ($223.26) price target by research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock.