|Bid||1,167.44 x 900|
|Ask||1,167.78 x 800|
|Day's range||1,157.09 - 1,176.00|
|52-week range||909.70 - 1,273.89|
|PE ratio (TTM)||50.40|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||1,354.00|
Apple's annual free upgrade to its iPhone/iPad operating system, iOS 12, is crammed with changes. Only a handful will improve your day—but at least it doesn't make anything worse.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones — really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don't lie.
Investors are starting to shift their cash to maintain exposure to some big tech names like Facebook Inc., Google parent Alphabet Inc. and Netflix Inc. before indexers reclassify the stocks. State Street Corp.’s Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund, or XLC, took in $135 million last week, the most since the exchange-traded fund was launched in June. State Street designed XLC to reflect this restructuring of the Global Industry Classification Standard, or GICS.
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, one of the world's top-selling automakers, has decided to go with Google's Android operating system to run its dashboard information and entertainment features. The change, which won't roll out until 2021, means that users will get Android features such as Google Maps, Waze and the hands-free Google Assistant, without having to connect a phone. It's a sign that automakers are starting choose sides in infotainment software, deciding between developing their own systems or going with an established company that's familiar to customers.
The S&P and MSCI are changing they classify certain sectors. Do you know what this means for your portfolio?
Since Snap (SNAP) reported audience growth that missed consensus estimates for the second quarter, there has been little consensus on Wall Street on what lies ahead for the company. Facebook (FB) has replicated some distinctive Snapchat features in its apps such as Instagram, cutting Snapchat’s competitive advantages. BTIG recently downgraded its rating on Snap stock to “sell” from “neutral,” saying that Snap is struggling to monetize its platform at a time when product innovation has been lacking.
Verizon (VZ) is looking beyond the home market for its 5G (fifth-generation) service. Verizon 5G Home, the name of the company’s 5G service for home users, is slated to go live in parts of the United States next month. As it prepares to launch what may be America’s first 5G service, Verizon is also exploring ways to reach business customers.
Facebook (FB) recently signed an exclusive three-year agreement to show Spanish La Liga soccer matches in India and other Asian countries. It also began rolling its Watch video service internationally. A month later, Twitter (TWTR) recently announced a host of new deals aimed at expanding its live video offerings in the Asia-Pacific region.
Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. are about to do what many carmakers have been trying to avoid: let Google into the dashboard. The French-Japanese auto alliance announced a technology partnership that will make its vehicles among the first to use Google’s Android operating system in the dashboard, letting Alphabet Inc.’s software control mapping and navigation, infotainment and a suite of apps directly installed in the car. Most carmakers allow Android Auto and Apple Inc.’s CarPlay into the dashboard only by plugging in a smartphone and projecting a limited number of apps onto the vehicle’s touchscreen.