Meta Earnings Release Better Than Expected Offers Relief Boosting Stock 15%

Social media beast Meta, owner of Facebook reported better than expected first quarter earnings after the close Wednesday. $FB guiding lower, and revenue missed but beat on EPS. Daily active users, which declined in the fourth quarter for the first time, bounced back a bit from 1.93 billion to 1.96 billion. $FB was up 15.1% after earnings, the stock fell 26% after the dismal Q4 results. Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: $FB) Reported Earnings After Close Wednesday $2.72 beat EPS $2.56 expected … Continue reading “Meta Earnings Release Better Than Expected Offers Relief Boosting Stock 15%”

Meta Platforms Stock Plummets 25% as Earnings Meet Reality

Social media beast Metal Platforms (nee. Facebook) reported dismal fourth quarter earnings after the close Wednesday. $FB missed EPS estimates and issued downside 1Q22 revenue. It wasn’t lost on the market the negative divergence versus that of GOOG and raised a red flag for Twitter (TWTR) Snap (SNAP) and Pinterest (PINS).  The uncertainty from Apple IOS changes are still weighing heavily on FB’s advertising. Full functionality of the metaverse may be years away, if ever. It is essential for FB to turn its advertising … Continue reading “Meta Platforms Stock Plummets 25% as Earnings Meet Reality”

The Trade Desk Soars After Earnings Avoid Headwinds That Hit Social Media Digital Advertising Space

Digital advertising placement firm Trade Desk shares soared 21.5% after better than expected third quarter earnings. Relief came as $TTD avoided headwinds that plagued the social media industry in Q3, hitting Snap, Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR) and Roku with underwhelming reports Earnings The Trade Desk Net income totaled $59.4 million, or 12 cents a share, up from $41.2 million, or 8 cents a share, a year ago. Adjusted earnings hit 18 cents a share, up from 13 cents a year earlier … Continue reading “The Trade Desk Soars After Earnings Avoid Headwinds That Hit Social Media Digital Advertising Space”

Alphabet Earnings Deliver as Google Search Advertising Picks Up With Travel Activity

Internet giant Alphabet, owner of Google reported better than expected in third quarter earnings after the close Tuesday. Google advertising, which includes search and YouTube ads, exhibited accelerating momentum with the the economy and travel returning as did cloud and YouTube revenues.

Facebook Issues $50 Billion Buyback Among Troubled Earnings Release

Social media beast Facebook reported mixed third quarter earnings after the close Monday. $FB guiding inline and warning on uncertainty from Apple IOS changes that saw $SNAP lose 26% last week. Launched $50 Billion Buyback program as transitions from social media company to a metaverse company in coming years. Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: $FB) Report Earnings After Close Monday $3.22 Beat $3.17 EPS AND $29.01 Bil Beat $29.45 billion Revenue Forecast Earnings release: after market; conference call: 5 p.m. Facebook Q3 … Continue reading “Facebook Issues $50 Billion Buyback Among Troubled Earnings Release”

Facebook Earnings Beat But Warn on Deceleration in Revenue Growth

Social media beast Facebook reported better than expected second quarter earnings after the close Wednesday. $FB stock lost around 4% after guiding total revenue growth rates to decelerate significantly on a sequential basis. Sees itself transitioning from a social media company to a metaverse company in coming years.

Google Strength in Advertising Helps Alphabet Smash Earnings Targets

Internet giant Alphabet, owner of Google reported huge beats in second quarter earnings after the close Tuesday. Google advertising, which includes search and YouTube ads, exhibited accelerating momentum again as did cloud and YouTube revenues sending $GOOGL higher.

Trade Desk Boosted by Google Delaying Phasing Out Third Party Cookies Until 2023

Digital advertising placement firm Trade Desk shares soared 16% after Google said will delay phasing out third-party cookies.  $TTD has not been reliant on third-party cookies for years. Faster-growing segments such as connected TV (CTV) and mobile apps, use newer identity solutions such as TTD’s United ID 2.0.

Mexico Business Confidence Improves With Peso and Easing Covid Restrictions

Mexican business confidence improved to it’s best level in seven months in October. Confidence grew as the peso improved, easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions and ahead of the US Presential elections, Mexico’s largest trading partner. Seasonally adjusted manufacturing confidence index in Mexico rose to 41.5 in October of 2020 from an upwardly revised 40.7 in September. It was the highest reading in seven months. Data Breakdown Sentiment improved regarding the country’s situation to 32.6 vs 32.3 in September Company’s situation … Continue reading “Mexico Business Confidence Improves With Peso and Easing Covid Restrictions”