MADRID (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trading in Monday’s session are Medtronic Inc. and Covidien PLC , as well as Layne Christensen Co. Medtronic MDT, -0.80% announced a deal on Sunday to buy Ireland-based Covidien PLC US:COV in a $42.9 billion cash-and-stock deal. Layne Christensen US:LAYN is
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday’s session are FedEx Corp., Jabil Circuit Inc., and Red Hat Inc. FedEx FDX, -1.99% is projected to post fourth-quarter earnings of $2.36 a share, according to a consensus survey by FactSet. Analysts at Nomura said they will look
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are BlackBerry Ltd., Oracle Corp., and Kroger Co. BlackBerry US:BBRY BB, +0.80% is projected to report a loss of 27 cents a share in the first quarter, according to a consensus survey by FactSet. The Canadian
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are Oracle Corp., Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., and Family Dollar Stores Inc. After Thursday’s closing bell, Oracle ORCL, -0.72% said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit fell to $3.65 billion from $3.81 billion a year earlier. Per-share earnings
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — A spurt of acquisition announcements or talk of deals involving Wisconsin Energy Corp., Oracle Corp., and General Electric Co. may set those shares up for active trading in Monday’s session. Wisconsin Energy Corp. WEC, +0.89% said it would buy Integrys Energy Group Inc. US:TEG in a cash-and-stock purchase valued at $9.1
An earlier version of this story included companies that are scheduled to report earnings on Thursday, not Wednesday. The errors have been corrected. SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday’s session are Google Inc., and Barnes and Noble Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., GoPro Inc., and Nike Inc. After Wednesday’s closing bell, Bed Bath & Beyond BBBY, +3.24% reported quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts’ estimate. Shares fell 5.7% in after hours.
Workhorse (NASDAQ:WKHS) investors saw their holdings dramatically increase in value starting about this time last year. WKHS stock went from under $3 apiece last May to a $41.34 close on Feb. 4. That is growth in the 1,300% range. This story had nothing to do with the pandemic. Instead, it was the prospect that the Cincinnati-based
Analyzing top electric vehicle stocks is a difficult task these days. Not only are these companies overvalued, but they are also very unprofitable. All the activity you see is predicated on the belief that the sector will benefit from a pivot towards renewable energy the world over. XPeng (NYSE:XPEV) stock, up 73% in the last
Roku Inc (NASDAQ:ROKU) is having a very good 2021 after a stellar 2020. Roku shareholders are having a slightly more trying time. As of mid-February, ROKU stock had been on a 24-month tear that saw it rise in value by over 800%. The pandemic? No worries for this video streaming company. Roku hardware may have
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is one of the biggest companies in the world, with a market cap of over $1.3 trillion as of April 2020. For several years, it has maintained a dominant position in its market. A big part of its success comes from innovating and becoming better with each quarter continuously. However, it is important
Growth stocks, which took a back seat to their value counterparts from January through May of this year, have been bouncing back in the past month. For example, the S&P SPDR 500 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:SPYG) is up 5% in the past month, compared to a 3% loss for the S&P SPDR 500 Value ETF (NYSEARCA:SPYV).
I ‘m still very upbeat on Arrival (NASDAQ:ARVL) and ARVL stock, due to the electric vehicle maker’s pioneering, low-cost manufacturing process and its huge partnership with UPS (NYSE:UPS). Source: Shutterstock Further, I think that other pundits and the financial news media may have been incorrect when they claimed that the stock’s recent surge was entirely
Social momentum is not a permanent driving force. It causes stocks to rise, but it can’t sustain stocks at unprecedented levels all on its own. Once hype dies, meme stocks go down. If a company caught up in this kind of trading isn’t solid on its own, its stock goes down … a lot. For
Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) is a hypergrowth stock that has ebbed and flowed with the market gyrations of 2021. The company provides a low-code automation platform that businesses can use to create applications serving a wide variety of needs. And a lot of leading businesses use them. Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com It crashed when hypergrowth stocks were
You know how everyone in the Star Wars universe says “the force is strong with this one”? Well, the “meme force” is strong with ContextLogic (NASDAQ:WISH). WISH Stock has been jumping for a while now due to meme mania. And it refuses to stop. Source: sdx15 / Shutterstock.com Yet again, the stock is moving higher.
We’ve been pounding the table on Lucid Motors and Churchill Capital (NYSE:CCIV), the SPAC behind Lucid Motors, for a while now. We believe the company is in a prime position to steal significant market share from Tesla in the premium electric vehicle (EV) category over the next few years. Source: ggTravelDiary / Shutterstock.com Consequently, it’s a
AT&T’s (NYSE:T) plans to spin-off/merge its WarnerMedia unit with Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCA) may be the right move strategically. But, with its related plans to slash its dividend, investors who’ve bought into T stock for its yield haven’t been too happy. After the announcement, shares in “Ma Bell” saw an immediate drop, falling from around $32 per share,
Dividend stocks are suitable for most investors, generally providing low volatility and income in the form of dividends. There is no reason why you should not like or not have dividend stocks in your portfolio, even if you’re more interested in day trading or investing for the short term. Dividend aristocrats are a unique set
For many years, income-oriented investors have counted on healthcare Source: Manuel Esteban / Shutterstock.com giant Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) stock to provide reliable dividend distributions. In fact, it’s not unreasonable to say that this is among the main benefits of holding PFE stock for the long term. However, nothing in the markets is 100% reliable and some folks