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January 24, 2014
13:28 EDTIGT, JNPR, BDSI, PG, KSU, MSFTOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
The Wall Street averages were all lower at midday for a third straight session, with the Dow again registering a triple-digit loss despite post-earnings advances from Microsoft (MSFT) and Procter & Gamble (PG). The U.S. market began the session deeply in negative territory, taking its lead from emerging markets, which took a beating overnight. The market seemed to have found a level early on, but the selling momentum eventually increased, pushing the Dow down about 200 points near noon. The long awaited correction appears to be occurring after the market put in one of its best yearly performances ever in 2013. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., little economic data of note was reported. In Europe, Fitch affirmed Germany's AAA sovereign credit rating with a stable outlook. In Argentina, the government said it would loosen its strict foreign exchange controls a day after it abandoned a long-standing policy of supporting the peso. The change in policy announced yesterday had resulted in an 11% drop in the Argentinian peso against the dollar, marking the currency's steepest plunge since 2002. In addition to Argentina's currency issues, the Turkish lira, the South African rand and the Russian ruble all hit new, multi-year lows. COMPANY NEWS: After last night's close, Microsoft reported earnings and revenue that surpassed the consensus forecast of analysts. Helping to power its performance were increased sales of its Surface tablet, strong holiday season sales of its Xbox game systems and the company "[continuing] to take share" from competitors as customers transition to the cloud. Shares of the tech giant gained about 3%... Fellow Dow component Procter & Gamble was vying with Microsoft to be the top gainer on the blue-chip index with its own post-earnings advance of nearly 3%. The consumer goods maker reported sales that were just a hair below expectations and profits that narrowly exceeded the consensus forecast. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Juniper Networks (JNPR), which rallied 7% after the company reported better than expected results, announced the pending release of a new operational plan and activist investor Jana Partners backed Elliot Management’s recent plan to unlock shareholder value at the company. Also higher was BioDelivery Sciences (BDSI), which surged 33% after announcing top-line results from of a study of a drug it is developing for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic pain in certain patients. Among the noteworthy losers was Kansas City Southern (KSU), which fell over 13% after the railroad operator reported weaker than expected results. Also lower were shares of International Game Technology (IGT), which fell nearly 13% after its results disappointed and the company said that the lower end of its previously announced guidance range is more likely, with potential further downside risk. INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was down 200.08, or 1.24%, to 15,997.27, the Nasdaq was down 66.08, or 1.57%, to 4,152.80, and the S&P 500 was down 24.30, or 1.33%, to 1,804.16.
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July 21, 2015
16:07 EDTMSFTMicrosoft reports Q4 Devices and Consumer revenue declined13% to $8.7B
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16:05 EDTMSFTMicrosoft reports Q4 adjusted EPS 62c, consensus 56c
Reports Q4 revenue $22.2B, consensus $22.06B.
16:01 EDTMSFTOptions Update; July 21, 2015
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 13c to 16.20. Option volume leaders: AAPL BAC FB BAC MSFT NFLX AMD IBM CHK
15:11 EDTMSFTEarnings Watch: Microsoft up 5% since announcing Nokia writedown
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15:06 EDTMSFTMicrosoft July weekly 47 straddle priced for 5% movement into Q4
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15:02 EDTMSFTNotable companies reporting after market close
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11:11 EDTMSFTMicrosoft technical notes before earnings, levels to watch
On a long-term basis the stock has a potential double top pattern that would be confirmed on a breakdown below $40. In a shorter time frame the stock is range-bound between $45 at the low and $50 at the high. If the news is bearish, a breakdown below $45 would put the shares on a path for a test at that $40 support. A breakdown below $40 would see next support at $39.27 and then at $38.56. The downside target from the double top would be to the $30 area over time. If the news is a bullish surprise, a breakout above $50 would see next resistance at $53.13 and then at $55. Both are levels not seen since the year 2000.
10:01 EDTPGOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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09:56 EDTMSFTSalesforce rallies amid renewed speculation of Microsoft deal
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07:04 EDTMSFTMicrosoft July weekly volatility elevated into Q4 and outlook
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July 20, 2015
16:36 EDTPGProcter & Gamble initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee CRT
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16:01 EDTMSFTOptions Update; July 20, 2015
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09:04 EDTMSFTGE chooses Microsoft Office 365 fro employee collaboration and productivity
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07:51 EDTKSUKansas City Southern upside attractive, says UBS
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July 19, 2015
19:04 EDTMSFTMicrosoft to buy Adallom for $320M, Globes says
Microsoft has agreed to acquire cyber security firm Adallom for roughly $320M, reports Globes, without naming sources. Reference Link
13:37 EDTPGProcter & Gamble shares look unattractive, Barron's says
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July 17, 2015
08:07 EDTIGTInternational Game signs five-year extension agreement with Maryland Lottery
International Game has entered into a five-year extension agreement with the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to continue providing the Company's INTELLIGEN central monitoring and control system for the existing video lottery terminal program at the state's five licensed VLT venues: Hollywood Casino Perryville, The Casino at Ocean Downs, Maryland Live! Casino, Rocky Gap Resort and Casino, and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. Additionally under the extension agreement, the Company will provide technology and services to connect the VLTs at the state's sixth licensed VLT venue, MGM National Harbor, which is expected to open in the third or fourth quarter of 2016, to INTELLIGEN.
08:05 EDTMSFTLexmark launches Kofax View for Microsoft Outlook
Lexmark (LXK) announced the availability of Kofax View, the first document viewing, editing and PDF creation application for Microsoft (MSFT) Outlook. “Microsoft Office delivers exceptional workforce productivity and Microsoft Outlook is central to increased productivity through collaboration. Kofax View gives Outlook users—including Outlook for Office 365 users in the cloud—the ability to more easily create, manage and share familiar document types for improved communication that significantly streamlines the workflow process,” said David Caldeira, product marketing executive, Lexmark Enterprise Software.
08:02 EDTKSUKansas City Southern sees system performance improving throughout year
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08:01 EDTKSUKansas City Southern reports Q2 adjusted EPS $1.03, consensus $1.02
Reports Q2 revenue $585.8M, consensus $602.78M. Second quarter revenue declined in all commodity groups except Chemicals & Petroleum, which grew 1%. Energy revenue declined 46% driven by lower volumes in utility coal due to lower natural gas prices and in frac sand volumes as a result of the significant decline in U.S. drilling operations. Overall, carload volumes were 6% lower than in second quarter 2014. Excluding the estimated impacts of lower U.S. fuel prices and peso depreciation, revenue declined 2% compared to the second quarter of 2014.
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