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MacRumors reports that the iPhone 6 launch date may now have been pushed off to Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) "incredibly busy" month of October - citing a source knowledgeable about an internal Apple Retail Store meeting.Prior reports suggested that the iPhone...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Friday, August 1, 2014
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ByDouglas Ehrman:As Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) continues to make new 52-week highs, and noted analysts are raising their price targets, investors need to consider how much room the stock still has to run higher. As launch dates for the iPhone 6, the next generation...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Douglas Ehrman | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Samsung's (OTC:SSNLF, OTC:SSNGY) memory sales were a strong point for the company in Q2: They rose 10% Q/Q and 21% Y/Y to KRW6.92T ($6.7B). But the company also hiked its 2014 DRAM industry bit supply forecast to low-30% growth from a prior high-20%....
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Alpha Gen Capital: Executive Summary Since Tree.com (NASDAQ:TREE) sold its lending and mortgage origination business to Discover Financial nearly two years ago, the leftover business has largely been ignored by the market. The company has quietly...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Alpha Gen Capital | Friday, August 1, 2014
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By Shock Exchange:Picture: Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine of BeatsBloomberg News is reporting that Apple, Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) is laying off 200 employees related to its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics LLC. The job cuts will be in the areas of human...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Shock Exchange | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AHS) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2014, 05:00 PM ET Executives Amy Chang - Vice President of Investor Relations Susan Salka - President, Chief Executive Officer and Director Brian Scott - Chief Financial...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SA Transcripts | Friday, August 1, 2014
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ByMark Hibben:In February I wrote "Tesla, the Exuberance of Disruption" in which I extolled the virtues of Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) disruptive electric-car technology, and pointed out that disruptive companies such as Tesla often have valuations beyond...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Mark Hibben | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NASDAQ:TNDM) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2014 4:30 p.m. ET Executives Susan Morrison - Chief Administrative Officer Kim Blickenstaff - President and Chief Executive Officer John Cajigas – Chief Financial Officer...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SA Transcripts | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Stag Industrial Inc (NYSE:STAG) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2014 11:00AM ET Executives Brad Shepherd – Investor Relations Benjamin S. Butcher – Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board Geoffrey G. Jervis – Chief...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SA Transcripts | Friday, August 1, 2014
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By Kofi Bofah:Like clockwork, the technology commentariat has mobilized to draft mockups of the Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6. Apple watchers mostly agree that the iPhone 6 launch will reflect the consumption shift towards larger phones. Bulls, of course,...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Kofi Bofah | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (OTCPK:RIOCF) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2014 10:00 AM ET Edward Sonshine – Chief Executive Officer Frederic Waks – President and Chief Operating Officer Raghunath Davloor – Executive Vice President...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SA Transcripts | Friday, August 1, 2014
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DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE:DVA) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 31, 2014 5:00 pm ET Executives Jim Gustafson - Vice President of Investor Relations Kent J. Thiry - Co-Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Partners...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SA Transcripts | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Walter Energy (NYSE:WLT) said during its earnings conference call today that it has enough liquidity to survive the weak market for steelmaking metallurgical coal and that industry efforts to cut excess supply are working.WLT says it has $564M in cash,...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Arris (NASDAQ:ARRS) expects Q3 revenue of $1.37B-$1.41B; the midpoint is slightly below a $1.4B consensus. EPS guidance of $0.69-$0.74 is mostly above a $0.69 consensus.More importantly, Arris' Q2 book-to-bill was 0.85, down from 1.37 in Q1 (boosted...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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DaVita HealthCare Partners (DVA -1.2%) Q2 results: Total Net Revenues: $3,172.5M (+10.5%); Operating Expenses: $2,688.2M (+14.4%); Operating Income: $484.3M (-7.2%); Net Income: $181.4M (-36.0%); EPS: $0.68 (-42.4%); CF Ops: $681.5M (-0.7%).2014 Guidance:...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Anup Singh:Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is enjoying a good time in 2014, appreciating 10% and beating the broader market so far. The healthcare major delivered strong second quarter results, driven by the strong performances of over-the-counter...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Anup Singh | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Tandem Diabetes Care (NASDAQ:TNDM): Q2 EPS of -$0.83 beats by $0.06.Revenue of $10.26M (+85.9% Y/Y) misses by $0.1M.Press Release Post your comment!...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE) is hiking its quarterly dividend by 20% to $0.18/share. That spells a 0.9% yield at current levels.Gross bookings +29% Y/Y in Q2 (even with Q1's growth rate) to $13.05B, and free cash flow +66% to $411M. U.S. bookings +35% to $7.9B,...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS): Q2 EPS of $0.19 beats by $0.03.Revenue of $250.9M (-1.2% Y/Y) beats by $4.58M.Press Release Post your comment!...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Daniel Jennings:On the surface, starting a same-day delivery service for retailers seems like a very strange move for Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL).After all, most of us know Google as a provider of searches, advertising, and other online...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Daniel Jennings | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE:DVA): Q2 EPS of $1.06 beats by $0.16.Revenue of $3.18B (+10.8% Y/Y) beats by $80M.Press Release Post your comment!...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Henry Nyce:The Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) is a manager of private capital and a provider of financial advisory services. Its management business includes private equity funds, real estate funds, credit-oriented funds and separately managed accounts....
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Henry Nyce | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Heading into the month's last few minutes of trading, the Dow (DIA -1.7%), S&P 500 (SPY -1.8%), and Nasdaq 100 (QQQ -1.9%) are all near 2% declines and well into the red for the month.These selloffs often lead to strength in defensive sectors like...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By IPOdesktop: Based in Draper, UT, HealthEquity (NASDAQ:HQY) scheduled a $100 million IPO on the Nasdaq with a market capitalization of $546 million, at a price range midpoint of $11, for Thursday, July 31, 2014.The full IPO calendar is available at...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: IPOdesktop | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The FDA's Blood Products Advisory Committee votes 15-1 supporting the risk/benefit profile of HyQvia [Immune Globulin 10% (Human) with Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase].The product was approved in Europe in 2013 for the treatment of adult patients with...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Shares of EDAP SA (EDAP -42.7%) crater on a 6x surge in volume after the FDA's Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Ad Comm panel voted against recommending approval of the company's Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device for the treatment of prostate cancer....
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Saul Griffith Last week, the US Department of Commerce imposed preliminary anti-dumping tariffs on imports of solar cells and modules from Chinese and Taiwanese manufacturers. The punitive tariffs range from 26%-165% and supplement the anti-subsidy...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: ValueWalk | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Sovran Self Storage, Inc. (NYSE:SSS) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 31, 2014, 9:00 AM ET Executives Diane Piegza – VP of Corporate Communications David Rogers – Chief Executive Officer Andrew Gregoire – Chief Financial Officer Paul Powell – Executive...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SA Transcripts | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Jason Napodano: (Editor's Note: This stock also trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under symbol DND, with average daily volume of C$200,000.) On July 30, 2014, Cipher Pharmaceuticals (OTC:CPHMF) (DND.TO) reported financial results for the second...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Jason Napodano, CFA | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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France's Iliad (OTC:ILIAF) is offering $15B in cash for a 56.6% stake in T-Mobile USA (TMUS +7.3%) at a price of $33/share. The remaining 43.4% is valued at $40.50/share. Sprint (S -5.3%) has been reported to be planning a ~$40/share deal.Iliad says...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Q2 net income of $10.6M included net interest income of $5.9M, net gains of $5.8M, and some small charges. $279.5M of MBS were sold during quarter resulting in net gain of $3M; the remainder of the gains were fair value adjustments.Book value per share...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Lutz Muller:Video game retail sales in the U.S. have been in the doldrums ever since they hit a high point back in 2009. However, this was then easily explained. Everybody was waiting for the new consoles to come out in 2012 and 2013 and did hence...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Lutz Muller | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Alex Pitti:Rick's Cabaret International (NASDAQ:RICK) is a small capitalization gentlemen's club company that is undervalued. The company has a large growth potential as it expands the number restaurant and cabaret locations from the 43 it currently...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Alex Pitti | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Along with its Q2 results, Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) has announced it's buying Cie Games, the maker of popular iOS/Android game Racing Rivals, for $100M - $30M in cash, $70M in stock that's considerably more valuable than it was a few weeks ago.The deal...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Along with its Q2 results, Vonage (NYSE:VG) announces it has obtained a new $225M credit facility. $90M of the proceeds will be used to retire debt under an existing facility.Vonage lost 6.7K subs in Q2, a reversal from Q1 and year-ago adds of 12.5K...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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ByElectric Phred:About a year ago I penned a Seeking Alpha article titled, "Will Micron's Phase Change Memory Win The Flash Replacement Race?" Perhaps my crystal ball has been shattered: I received comments and private emails telling me to forget it....
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Electric Phred | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Some financial sector upgrades following pleasing earnings reports finds Alexandria Real Estate (ARE +0.5%) boosted to Outperform at RBC Capital, Axis Capital (AXS -0.4%) lifted to Market Perform at BMO Capital, Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH +0.2%) raised...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Amit H. Shah:Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) is the largest issuer of store-branded credit cards in the U.S. ahead of competitors like Citigroup (NYSE:C) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF). It currently operates under the large umbrella of General...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Amit H. Shah | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Shares of Sony (SNE +7%) are off to the races after the company showed a profit of ¥26.8B ($261M) in FQ1 after analyst had forecast a loss. The company's gaming and networks business helped offset a soft performance in other areas. Sale of real estate...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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After accounting for the Simbionix acquisition and other factors, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) is hiking its 2014 revenue guidance by $5M to $700M-$740M (consensus is at $713.8M). EPS guidance of $0.73-$0.85 is reiterated (consensus is at $0.81).Q2 results...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By David Trainer:Zillow (NASDAQ:Z) agreed on Monday to acquire fellow real estate listing site Trulia (NYSE:TRLA) for $3.5 billion in an all stock deal. TRLA shareholders will receive 0.444 shares of Z for each share they hold, which should increase...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: David Trainer | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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ByAlbert Alfonso:According to various reports, General Electric (NYSE:GE) is getting ready to IPO its North America consumer lending division Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF). Synchrony is best known for offering private label consumer credit cards for...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Albert Alfonso | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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By Stephen Simpson, CFA:The housing recovery thesis has fractured this year, with some housing/construction names doing relatively well and others faring pretty poorly. For the timber companies (Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), Rayonier (NYSE:RYN), Potlatch (NASDAQ:PCH),...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Stephen Simpson, CFA | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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ByKevin Greenhalgh:In a recent Seeking Alpha article an author argued that the iPhone 6 from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), which will have two screen size options (4.7" and 5.5") both larger than the current iPhone, will cannibalize iPad sales by as much as 60%....
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Kevin Greenhalgh | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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By Renaissance Capital IPO Research: The IPO market will see two weeks in a row with an initial public offering from a company taken out of bankruptcy in a PE buyout.Last week, radio station operator Townsquare Media (NYSE:TSQ) priced 27% below the range...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Renaissance Capital IPO Research | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The Sprint (S +1.2%) platform lost 181K postpaid subs and 542K prepaid subs in Q2, compared with losses of 231K and 364K in Q1. After factoring Nextel declines, total retail postpaid and prepaid losses were respectively 245K and 619K. 530K wholesale/affiliate...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS) has announced that China Development Bank International, the Macquarie Greater China Infrastructure Fund and New Horizon Capital have agreed to invest a total of $225M in the company's downstream solar power project business - Jinko...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ORC) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 30, 2014 10:00 AM ET Executives Robert Cauley – Chairman, President and CEO Hunter Haas – CFO and Chief Investment Officer Analysts David Walrod – Ladenburg Michael...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SA Transcripts | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 30, 2014 10:00 a.m. ET Executives Heather Crowell – Vice President – Communications and Investor Relations Joseph F. Coradino – Chief Executive Officer Robert...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SA Transcripts | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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First on the block, according to Bloomberg, could be Doral's (DRL +2.9%) $600M commercial real estate business and the bank's U.S. branches.The stock gained nearly 10% off of the day's low on publication of the report, but has since retreated to a more...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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