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”

Apple Stock Jumps 7% After Earnings Respond Strongly to Supply Constraints with Record iPhone Sales

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported better than expected EPS and revenue December quarter earnings Thursday. iPhone revenue, boosted by the launch of iPhone 13, climbed 9% yr/yr to an all-time record of $71.6 bln, despite supply constraints. The biggest growth category was Mac with revenue up 25% yr/yr to $10.9 bln, also an all-time record amongst a supply crisis. $AAPL stock rose to $170.33 up 11.11 or 6.98% after the release. Apple (NASDAQ: $AAPL) Reported Earnings After Close Thursday  $2.10 Beat … Continue reading “Apple Stock Jumps 7% After Earnings Respond Strongly to Supply Constraints with Record iPhone Sales”

Amazon Stock Tumbles After Missing Revenues, Guiding Far Below Consensus Expecting Labor Supply Issues To Hit Holiday Sales

Retail monster Amazon.com reported much weaker September quarter earnings Thursday.  $AMZN stock tumbled 4.5% after they guided much lower than  expected.  Amazon was already projected to grow at  the slowest in the past decade but issued an even bleaker picture blaming labor and supply issues. This is the last quarter under which the e-commerce and technology giant’s founder Jeff Bezos was CEO, as longtime company exec Andy Jassy took over the top spot on July 5. Could this be the … Continue reading “Amazon Stock Tumbles After Missing Revenues, Guiding Far Below Consensus Expecting Labor Supply Issues To Hit Holiday Sales”

Apple Earnings Another Record But Misses Expectations Due To Supply Constraints Costing $6 Billion

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported weaker September quarter earnings Thursday. iPhone sales increased nearly 47% BUT chip supply constraints impacted iPhones and iPads this quarter.Tim Cook says supply issues cost company $6 billion.

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”

Amazon Priming For Christmas Hiring 150,000 Seasonal Employees

Retail monster Amazon.com is not slowing down with all the talk of inflation and supply constraints it is busy priming its workforce for the holiday season. $AMZN aims to hire 150,000 seasonal employees in the U.S. getting a jump ahead in the tight labor market.

Amazon Stock Tumbles 7.5% After Missing Revenues, Guiding Far Below Consensus

Retail monster Amazon.com reported June quarter earnings Thursday,first report since founder Jeff Bezos stepped down, beating on earnings but missed on revenues. $AMZN stock tumbled after they guided much lower than  expected. Q2 midline revenue of $109BN is projected to grow  the slowest in the past decade.

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.

Apple Earnings Soar With iPhones Sales up 50% BUT Chip Supply Constraints Overhang iPhones and iPads

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported strong June quarter earnings Tuesday. All Apple’s major product lines grew over 12% on an annual basis. iPhone sales increased nearly 50% BUT chip supply constraints could impact iPhones and iPads this quarter.