113.83 -0.43 (-0.38%)
Pre-market: 5:09AM EDT
|Bid||113.75 x 1000|
|Ask||114.04 x 1000|
|Day's range||113.51 - 115.13|
|52-week range||72.92 - 115.13|
|PE ratio (TTM)||53.64|
|Earnings date||24 Oct 2018 - 29 Oct 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.68 (1.48%)|
|1y target est||123.24|
A small business in possession of a good idea needs a fundraising strategy. The term, once used for naughty children or heavy snow, has become a business buzzword that resonates everywhere from Silicon Valley to Slough. There are numerous conferences named “Disrupt” or “Disruption” where start-ups flock to make investment pitches to venture capitalists.
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Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is launching its Advanced Solutions Lab (or ASL) in Japan, the company announced at its Cloud Next 2018 event in Tokyo recently.
More than 15 years after online gaming became popular on consoles, Nintendo still doesn't have it right.
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google has introduced a new tool for its G-Suite business customers. With the Work Insights tool, Google could help its business customers in their digital transformations by pointing them to areas where they may want to do more training for employees to better align everyone with the organization’s digital objectives. G-Suite is the brand name of Google’s cloud productivity and collaboration apps, with prices starting at $10 per user per month for business customers.
When it released its second-quarter results on August 15, Tencent (TCEHY) said it was exploring several initiatives to stimulate growth. The company noted that it was exploring the idea of launching its popular games in more international markets. According to Eikon data cited by Reuters, Tencent is heavily dependent on the Chinese market, as only 5.0% of its revenues came from international operations in 2016.
None of the four fabled FANG stocks— (ticker: FB), (AMZN), (NFLX), and (GOOGL)—pay any dividends at all. (MSFT), for example, this week declared a quarterly dividend of 46 cents a share—a 9.5% increase and the latest in a steady stream of gains by the enterprise software and cloud-services giant. “You’ve seen a lot of these big companies mature in their life cycle, and part of it is that as they mature, how they allocate capital changes a little bit,” says Mike Barclay, co-manager of the Columbia Dividend Income fund.
Next week, Suzuki will enjoy a public vitrine at PAD when four of his vessels — two from his Aqua-Poesy Series and two from his Seni Vase series — will go on show on Adrian Sassoon’s booth. “I first saw his work 15 or 16 years ago at one of Sotheby’s craft exhibitions,” recalls Peregrine Cavendish, the 12th Duke of Devonshire and owner of Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. Instantly captivated, the Duke made a trip to the Welbeck Estate in Nottinghamshire, where Suzuki then had a studio.
Cloud services company Oracle (ORCL) recently announced a $12 billion increase to its share repurchase program, which shows that the company is banking on growing its cash flows and expects its earnings growth to continue. Share buybacks also boosted the company’s earnings in its first quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended on August 31, 2018.
On September 19, IBM (IBM) introduced cloud-based bias-detection software that can manage the integration of AI (artificial intelligence) in any business. The use of machine learning has increased substantially, and enterprises are looking to improve their performance and decision-making processes through better analysis of available data. Sometimes deploying complicated machine learning concepts into client models can present issues, and IBM’s bias-detection software helps to avoid such confusion by automatically recognizing bias and resolving the problem.
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is investing $140.0 million to expand its data center in Chile. Google parent Alphabet generated second-quarter revenues of $1.8 billion from Latin America and other American markets outside the United States.
On September 19, CA Technologies (CA) formed a strategic alliance with Swisscom, a leading telecom operator, to build an innovative Open Banking Hub. The main purpose of creating the hub is to offer a secured platform to different financial institutions to easily link with third parties, which also includes financial tech startup companies. The partnership might enhance customer service by launching innovative products and services.
The company topped Wall Street expectations on earnings on the back of share buybacks. Foreign currency headwinds and US-China trade war fears also weighed on the stock. Out of the 36 analysts covering Oracle, 18 analysts have rated the stock a “buy,” while 18 analysts rated the stock as a “hold.” Only one analyst has given the stock a “sell” rating.
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So far in September, Boeing has managed to increase investor wealth by 4.2%. A big defense win has definitely aided its performance. Boeing’s defense peers have also performed relatively well.