Earnings

 

  • Amazon’s Stock Price Stumbles After Hours On Revenue, Earnings Miss And Weak Guidance

    Amazon’s Stock Price Stumbles After Hours On Revenue, Earnings Miss And Weak Guidance

    Today after the market close Amazon reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $25.59 billion, and earnings per share of $0.51. The company has operating income of $510 million in the period, up 26 percent year over year. The street had expected Amazon to report revenue of $26.06 billion, and earn $0.66 per share. Put another way, in a quarter of strong GDP… Read More

  • Facebook Trades North Of $60 For The First Time

    Facebook Trades North Of $60 For The First Time

    In after-hours trading today, investors rewarded Facebook with a rising share price after it reported stronger than expected revenue. The company reported that it earned $0.31 per share, and had revenue in the quarter of $2.59 billion. As reported earlier, the analyst set had predicted that Facebook would earn $0.27 on revenue of $2.33 billion. The earnings beat sent the company’s… Read More

  • Facebook Beats In Q4 With Revenue Of $2.59B, EPS Of $0.31

    Facebook Beats In Q4 With Revenue Of $2.59B, EPS Of $0.31

    Today Facebook reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $2.59 billion and earnings per share of $0.31. Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.27 on revenue of $2.33 billion. Both EPS figures are non-GAAP, of course. In regular trading, Facebook fell around 3%. In after hours trading, Facebook is sharply up. The company’s GAAP net income for the… Read More

  • Tech Stocks Slip On Earnings Weakness

    Tech Stocks Slip On Earnings Weakness

    Today has been a difficult one for technology earnings, with Apple, Yahoo, and VMware losing ground after reporting their quarterly results. Apple, despite growing its revenue and earnings per share, reported flat net profit and an iPhone sales figure that, while higher than the year prior, disappointed the investing class. Its stock fell in after-hours trading and today dropped a… Read More

  • Marissa Mayer On Yahoo’s Fired COO: De Castro “Not A Fit,” No Plans To Replace Him

    Marissa Mayer On Yahoo’s Fired COO: De Castro “Not A Fit,” No Plans To Replace Him

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer offered some brief comments about the departure of COO Henrique De Castro during today’s earnings webcast. The company announced earlier this month that De Castro, who joined Yahoo from Google in 2012, was leaving. The move that was widely seen as a firing resulting from De Castro’s difficulties turning around the ad business. (In today’s earnings… Read More

  • Yahoo Q4 2013 Earnings Slide 6% To $1.27B On EPS Of $0.46, Display Ads Down 6%

    Yahoo Q4 2013 Earnings Slide 6% To $1.27B On EPS Of $0.46, Display Ads Down 6%

    Yahoo today reported its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2013, where it reported GAAP revenues of $1.27 billion and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.46. Excluding traffic acquisition costs, revenues were $1.2 billion. Sales were down by 6% but EPS was up 31%. Non-GAAP income from operations was $330 million, down 3% on a year ago. Based on First Call analysts estimates — which put… Read More

  • Apple’s Mixed 1st Quarter In Charts

    Apple’s Mixed 1st Quarter In Charts

    Apple’s December quarter was a mixed bag. If you just read the numbers, revenue has never been so high thanks to continued growth in iPhone and iPad sales. But analysts expected more, and net profit is flat. Who is to blame? Probably the iPhone 5c. It wasn’t the market share machine that everyone expected. Selling more than 50 million iPhones in just three months is amazing… Read More

  • Apple’s 51M iPhones, 26M iPads And 4.8M Macs In Q1 2014 Set A Record, But Growth Slows

    Apple’s 51M iPhones, 26M iPads And 4.8M Macs In Q1 2014 Set A Record, But Growth Slows

    Analysts had predicted that Apple would have a strong day with hardware this quarter, anticipating between 54 and 56 million iPhones shipped according to Fortune, as well as around 25 million iPads and 4.6 million Macs. The real results showed Apple missing on iPhones with 51 million moved, but beating expectations for the rest slightly with 26 million iPads and 4.8 million Macs. Remember… Read More

  • Apple’s Mixed Q1 2014 With $57.6B Revenue, $13.1B Profit And $14.50 EPS

    Apple’s Mixed Q1 2014 With $57.6B Revenue, $13.1B Profit And $14.50 EPS

    Apple has just released its fiscal Q1 2014 earnings, reporting $57.6 billion in revenue, $13.1 billion in net profit representing $14.50 per share. Compared to the year-ago quarter, it corresponds to a growth of 5.7 percent in revenue, and 5 percent in EPS, with net profit flat year over year. Apple sold 51 million iPhones, 26 million iPads and 4.8 million Macs in the quarter. As the… Read More

  • Surface’s Solid Quarter Lends Credibility To Microsoft’s Strategic Choices

    Surface’s Solid Quarter Lends Credibility To Microsoft’s Strategic Choices

    If at first you don’t succeed, take a $900 million charge and try again. At least if you’re Microsoft. Earlier today Microsoft reported Surface revenue of $893 million in its most recent quarter, up from $400 million in the preceding period. The company also indicated that it doubled its unit volume over the time period. Read More