Tag: Financial Performance

Electronic Arts weighs on videogame stocks as delay rumors herald in likely ‘new normal’ for sector

Electronic Arts Inc. shares dropped Wednesday on rumors that one of its big game releases will be pushed into next year, another instance of a...

European stocks push back toward record highs; aluminum producers surge after coup

European stocks jumped out of the gates on Monday, tracking gains out of Asia as investors took the view that weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data last...

These are the most important things to check on a stock’s quote page before deciding whether to buy or sell

There’s a lot more investors can glean from a MarketWatch stock quote page than just the price and the change from the previous session. In...

Zoom Video earnings: Expectations may be coming back to earth

As Zoom Video Communications Inc. faces its first earnings report comparing results to a full-blown pandemic quarter, investors are looking more to the future. Since hitting...

Cassava Sciences punches back, after Qaunterix took a swing by saying it didn’t interpret or prepare the disputed trial data

Quanterix Corp. took a swing at Cassava Sciences Inc. Friday, but then Cassava hit back, stressing that Quanterix was contracted to perform sample testing of...

Dick’s Sporting Goods has momentum, but analysts anticipate that robust margins could be pinched

Raymond James admits it was wrong about Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. and upgraded the stock to market perform from underperform after the athletic-gear retailer crushed...

Opinion: Nvidia’s ARM acquisition is stalled, and there’s a deadline with more than a billion dollars at stake

Nvidia Corp.’s megamerger with ARM Holdings LLC isn’t expected to happen in the timeframe that Nvidia expected, but there are more than a billion reasons...

Victoria’s Secret shows lower sales in first earnings report after spin-off

Shares of Victoria’s Secret & Co. fell more than 7% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the retailer reported quarterly sales that fell short of expectations,...

U.S. retail sales slump 1.1% due to shortage of cars and Amazon Prime hangover

The numbers: Americans cut spending at retail stores in July for the second time in three months, largely reflecting an Amazon Prime Day hangover and...

SoFi stock falls after its first earnings report, as profit outlook comes up short

SoFi Technologies Inc. doubled revenue in its latest quarter, but issued an earnings outlook for the current period that came up lighter than what analysts...

European Wax Center’s clients are nearly all women, making men a target for growth at the newly public company

Nearly all of European Wax Center Inc.’s clients — some 95% — are women, according to Chief Executive David Berg, making men a target market...

Moderna’s stock price is ‘ridiculous,’ says BofA analyst

Shares of Moderna Inc. have soared so much that the biotechnology company’s valuation is “unjustifiable on a fundamental basis,” said analyst Geoff Meacham on Tuesday,...

People are still playing a lot of videogames, but how much?

Videogame publishers anticipate the pandemic-fueled turbocharging of their industry is here to stay, but engagement is slowing and hurting their stocks. Going into earnings season,...

U.S. stock futures edge higher as investors focus on jobs data

U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday, after data showed weekly jobless benefit claims fell slightly as expected and investors began positioning for the monthly jobs...

Booking stock gains after CEO says European travel rebounded, return to pre-pandemic performance is approaching

Booking Holdings Inc. exceeded $2 billion in quarterly sales for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic in a Wednesday earnings report, but...

Take-Two stock drops after game delays, disappointing earnings outlook

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. shares fell in the extended session Monday, after the videogame publisher topped earnings estimates for the quarter but provided a weaker-than-expected...

Square posts upbeat profits while also announcing $29 billion deal for Afterpay

Square Inc.’s surprise release of its quarterly earnings report Sunday was its second-biggest news of the night, behind the announcement that it plans to purchase...

Alibaba stock has taken a hit from China crackdown, but its earnings could be a different story

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will be looking to focus attention back onto its business Tuesday following a rough stretch for the broader Chinese internet sector....

U.S. stocks fall Friday, book weekly losses amid delta variant concerns and weakness in Amazon results

U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, posting a weekly loss to close out the month, with renewed concerns about a rise of cases of the...

Why buying a condo for your college kid could be a smart financial move

Prices are booming in many residential real estate markets, including college towns. Is it too late to take advantage? Maybe not. The idea of buying...

PayPal stock slips as earnings beat expectations but outlook comes up short

PayPal Holdings Inc. topped profit expectations for its latest quarter, but it delivered a lower-than-expected outlook for the current quarter as eBay’s transition to managing...

Dow edges higher as investors weigh tech earnings, ahead of Fed update

U.S. stocks on Wednesday were set to climb tentatively higher as investors awaited a fresh policy update from the Federal Reserve and parsed many corporate...

Tesla tops $1 billion in profit, delays Semi launch

Tesla Inc.’s profit topped $1 billion for the first time in the company’s history and its sales nearly doubled, zooming past Wall Street expectations, but...

The main attractions arrive: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Tesla headline the biggest week of earnings

The coming week will be the most important of this quarter’s earnings season — even if later weeks beat it on quantity, it will be...

What will Apple say about the next iPhone at earnings time? Maybe more than usual

The pandemic may add a wrinkle to the guessing game that normally accompanies Apple Inc.’s June-quarter conference call. Typically the most important tidbit coming out...