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January 24, 2013
16:38 EDTTZOO, NFLX, UA, NOK, AAPL, SWFT, BMY, CRUSOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were mixed as the Dow gained on the session, but Apple's (AAPL) steep post-earnings decline weighed on the Nasdaq. Among notable companies reporting earnings after tonight's close are Dow members Microsoft (MSFT) and AT&T (T)... ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., weekly jobless claims fell 5K to a seasonally adjusted 330K, which was below expectations for 360K. Markit's Flash U.S. Purchasing Managers’ Index jumped to 56.1 in January from the 54.0 final print for December. The leading indicators increased 0.5% to 93.9 in December, versus an expected increase of 0.4%. In Europe, the composite euro zone Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 48.2 in January from 47.2 in December, beating expectations. In China, HSBC's flash PMI rose to 51.9 in January, slightly beating expectations for a 51.7 reading... COMPANY NEWS: The world's most valuable company, Apple, disappointed investors with its quarterly report and shares were punished through the session, closing down $63.51, or 12.35%, to $450.50. Despite earnings that beat consensus, Apple's revenue and iPhone sales fell short of expectations and the company said on its conference call that it is changing its approach to guidance, admitting it had been intentionally conservative in the past... Netflix (NFLX) shares were up $43.60, or 42.22%, to $146.86 after the company reported a profitable quarter when a loss was expected... Among large cap companies reporting results Bristol-Myers (BMY) gained 91c, or 2.61%, to $35.81 while Nokia (NOK) lost 38c, or 8.19%, to $4.26... MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers were Travelzoo (TZOO), up $4.67, or 24.31%, to $23.88, and Swift Transportation (SWFT), up $2.91, or 28.45%, to $13.14 after both companies beat earnings expectations. Among noteworthy losers was Under Armour (UA), down $1.83, or 3.84%, to $45.86 after the company's footwear VP announced his resignation. Also lower were shares of Cirrus Logic (CRUS), down $3.24, or 10.82%, to $26.71 the day after Apple's earnings report and ahead of Cirrus' own report, which came after today's closing bell... INDICES: The Dow was up 46.00, or 0.33%, to 13,825.33; the Nasdaq was down 23.29, or 0.74%, to 3,130.38; and the S&P 500 was virtually unchanged, rising 0.01 to 1,494.82.
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February 20, 2015
16:48 EDTAAPLDow, S&P 500 finish week at record highs after Greek deal reached
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16:03 EDTAAPLOptions Update; February 20, 2015
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12:53 EDTSWFTCitigroup sees truck carrier stocks poised to outperform
With the U.S. economy growing quickly, the stocks of truck carriers are likely to outperform the S&P 500, Citigroup believes. WHAT'S NEW: Truck transportation prices and truck carrier stocks "respond most directly to economic growth," Citigroup analyst Christian Wetherbee wrote in a note to investors today. After carriers' truckload rates rose 4% last year, the rates should rise by a similar amount this year, Wetherbee predicted. Economic growth, along with the difficulties the carriers are experiencing with recruiting drivers, should be supportive of additional rate increases, the analyst stated. Wetherbee warned that the stocks of truck builders usually underperform during periods such as the current one, when a large amounts of U.S. class 8 trucks are being built. Consequently, truck carrier stocks present investors with an opportunity, while investors should be cautious on truck builders and parts suppliers, he wrote. Among truck carriers, Swift (SWFT) is particularly attractive, since it has underperformed its peers over the last year, Wetherbee stated. Additionally, the company's results appear likely to at least meet consensus estimates, the analyst predicted. He also kept a Buy rating on another truck carrier, Knight Transportation (KNX) and maintained a Buy rating on Cummins (CMI), which builds truck engines. The analyst kept a Hold rating on truck builder PACCAR (PCAR). OTHERS TO WATCH: Navistar (NAV) builds trucks and Celadon (CGI) is another truck carrier. PRICE ACTION: In early afternoon trading, Swift rose 1%, Knight Transportation gained 1.3%, Cummins added 0.7%, and PACCAR lost 0.5%.
11:02 EDTAAPLApple electric car could be 'iPhone of the Future,' says Cantor
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White says he believes an electric car from Apple has the potential to be the "iPhone of the Future." White, in a note to investors today, added that he doubts Apple's reach will stop there. He believes the personal robot category offers "great potential over the next decade and fits well with Apple's skill set." White thinks the reports of an electric car show innovation at the tech giant continues. He keeps a Buy rating Apple shares with a $160 price target. The stock is up 30c it morning trading to $128.71.
11:00 EDTAAPLApple electric car could be 'iPhone of the Future,' sys Cantor
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09:38 EDTAAPLActive equity options trading on open
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07:23 EDTBMYAbbVie replaces Pfizer as top global pharma pick at Jefferies
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07:14 EDTUAOppenheimer to hold a tour
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06:41 EDTAAPLApple pushing for 2020 production of its electric car, Bloomberg says
Apple (AAPL) is pushing to begin production of its electric vehicle as soon as 2020, reports Bloomberg, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Bloomberg notes that the move could put Apple into direct competition with Tesla (TSLA) and General Motors (GM), both of which are targeting a 2017 release for next-generation electric vehicles. Apple may still cancel the project if it becomes unhappy with progress, the sources said, though its vehicle team is already 200-people strong. Reference Link
06:27 EDTSWFTTrucking stocks likely to outperform S&P 500, says Citigroup
Citigroup says its work indicates trucking stocks respond most directly to economic growth. With the economy on a growth trajectory, Citi expects trucking stocks are likely to outperform the S&P 500. The firm reiterates Buy ratings on Swift Transportation (SWFT) and Knight Transportation (KNX), with a preference for Swift. It also has a Buy rating on Cummins (CMI) and Neutral on PACCAR (PCAR).
06:20 EDTAAPLApple price target raised to $145 on increasingly bullish outlook at Goldman
Goldman raised Buy rated Apple's price target to $145 from $130 based on increased confidence in platform momentum, sustained iPhone growth, and the potential for the Apple Watch. The firm believes risk/reward is more balanced following the recent 20% upside move but sees further upside given the aforementioned factors and the near-term catalysts from the April watch launch, updates on capital allocation, and a likely March quarter beat.
February 19, 2015
16:01 EDTAAPL, NFLXOptions Update; February 19, 2015
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 70c to 30.11. Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR AMAT PBR KO FB AXP NFLX according to Track Data.
12:58 EDTAAPLRecent Apple hires have backgrounds in automotive hardware, 9to5Mac says
Many of the automotive experts poached by Apple (AAPL) come from automotive hardware backgrounds, strongly hinting at development beyond automotive software, reports 9to5Mac, citing sources close to the company. The new hires have backgrounds in motor and gearbox design, safety components, transmissions, power trains, drive trains, electric vehicle batteries, hybrid vehicles, interior vehicle components, and other areas. Reference Link
11:51 EDTAAPLCiti, RBC lay out reasons to be bullish on Apple
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09:35 EDTAAPLOption volume leaders
Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR MCD WMT PBR SPWR WFM GILD FB SCTY according to Track Data.
08:50 EDTAAPLApple could return $150B-$200B to shareholders, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital believes that Apple could return $150B-$200B to its shareholders over the next three years. The firm expects the company to return 100% of its annual free cash flow to shareholders. It raised its price target on the name to $140 from $130 and keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
08:21 EDTAAPLApple Pay faces resistance from China, MarketWatch says
Apple (AAPL) is attempting to launch Apple Pay in China, but a People's Bank of China official stated the company has not acknowledged regulators and "it's unclear whether the product meets the government’s requirements,” while talks with state-owned card payment operator UnionPay "have stalled" according to sources close to the companies, reports MarketWatch. Alibaba (BABA) currently operates the similar Alipay service and an Alibaba employee stated the two companies "have stayed in contact and are preparing for several projects," but because all payments go through UnionPay, Apple's entry into the market is ultimately controlled by the state-owned firm. The Chinese government has raised numerous concerns regarding Apple Pay, and is demanding the company open a mainland China data center to house customer information. Reference Link
08:15 EDTAAPLWarner Bros. exec says not in talks with Apple on streaming, Re/code reports
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06:39 EDTAAPLA123 Systems sues Apple for poaching employees, WSJ reports
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06:22 EDTAAPLCiti lists five reasons for why Apple shares are going higher
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