Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
The StreetOct 19, '19
Microsoft Reports Earnings on Wednesday: 8 Important Things to Watch
Azure growth, Windows sales trends and stock buybacks are among the things to keep an eye on as the software giant reports….MSFT
The Economic Times IndiaOct 19, '19
Facebook no more among top 10 best brands globally
SAN FRANCISCO: Hit by privacy scandals and year-round investigations, Facebook has lost its place among the world's 10 most valuable brands in global brand consultancy Interbrand's annual ranking of best top 100 brands.Facebook fell to the 14th spot. Two years back, the social networking giant was at the eighth spot in the list, billed as a "rapidly appreciating" brand.Apple led the top 100 best brands' list, followed by Google and Amazon. Microsoft was the fourth, Coca Cola fifth and Samsung came sixth on the list.The seventh spot was grabbed by Toyota, Mercedes was the eighth, McDonald's ninth and Disney was at the 10th spot.Pitching for breaking up Facebook, US-based software giant Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has called the social networking platform "new cigarettes" which are making kids addictive. Benioff said that the company must be held accountable now.Several US lawmakers like Senators Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have also been pitching to break up Facebook.Nearly 40 state attorneys general in the US have decided to join probe against Facebook's anti-competitive business practices.Facebook this year agreed to pay $5 billion as a settlement to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over privacy violations.According to a survey by independent research firm Ponemon Institute in 2018, users' confidence in Facebook plunged by 66 per cent after Cambridge Analytica data scandal involving 87 million users.Only 28 per cent of Facebook users believed the company is committed to privacy, down from a high of 79 per cent."We found that people care deeply about their privacy and when there is a mega data breach, as in the case of Facebook, people will express their concern.
Business InsiderOct 18, '19
Apple surpasses Microsoft as the world’s most valuable company (AAPL, MSFT)
Apple passed Microsoft on a market capitalization basis on Friday to take back the crown as the world's most valuable company. The iPhone maker was valued at roughly $1.065 trillion as of 11:20 a.m. ET Friday, just edging past Microsoft's $1.063 trillion valuation. Apple stock has surged in recent weeks as numerous analysts anticipate iPhone 11 sales to surpass initial estimates . Meanwhile, Microsoft was among those hardest hit by a broad tech-sector sell-off. Watch Apple trade live here . Apple surpassed Microsoft in market capitalization on Friday morning to retake the throne as the world's most valuable company. The iPhone maker was valued at about $1.065 trillion as of 11:20 a.m. ET Friday, just edging past Microsoft's $1.063 trillion market cap. Microsoft has held the market-value crown since April 25, when it beat estimates for quarterly earnings and breached the $1 trillion threshold for the first time. The Cupertino, California-based company's stock has surged in recent weeks as numerous analysts predict better-than-expected iPhone 11 sales .
Barron'sOct 18, '19
Wall Street Loves Microsoft Again, But Analysts Are Starting to Question Its Valuation
One analyst just crowned the company “King of Cloud,” but others question the stock’s valuation.
Zacks Investment ResearchOct 18, '19
Microsoft (MSFT) to Report Q1 Earnings: What to Expect?
Microsoft's (MSFT) first-quarter results are anticipated to reflect enterprise strength, robust Office 365 & Azure adoption.
BenzingaOct 18, '19
3 Growth Stocks To Consider Investing In Now
Three growth stocks to invest in now target companies that could rise the way Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) have …
Business InsiderOct 18, '19
These are the top 10 brands in the world in 2019. Facebook isn't one of them.
Interbrand, a brand consultancy firm, ranked the world's biggest companies. They based the ranking on brand strength now, how the brand wants to improve in the future, and what value does it add to the company. Amazon, Google, and Microsoft were some of the leading brands to consumers, while Facebook fell out of the top 10. View Markets Insider's homepage for more stories. Brand image can be a huge factor for companies and their success, often influencing consumer decisions with it. Interbrand , a brand consultancy firm, has ranked the world's brand to see which were the most important in 2019. They did this by looking at three main factors — brand strength currently — in other words, how positive is the perception of the brand across the world; what value does the brand itself add to the company; and, what plans does the brand have for the future. The firm then calculated "overall financial return to an organization's investors, or its economic profit," as well as "the ability of the brand to create loyalty and, therefore, sustainable demand and profit into the future." Brands in tech stood out, such as Apple, Google and Amazon, while Spotify and Harley Davidson and were courting less favor with consumers.
FortuneOct 18, '19
Here Are the Winners and Losers of Earnings Season So Far
Earnings this week showed banks and Netflix with growing revenue. The earnings calendar has Amazon, Microsoft and Google on tap.
Zacks Investment ResearchOct 17, '19
Microsoft Earnings Preview: Buy MSFT Stock on Cloud Computing Growth?
Microsoft stock has moved somewhat sideways over the last three months as it cools off after a stellar first half of 2019. This means that the tech giant's upcoming quarterly earnings results will likely be the next catalyst for MSFT shares…
ReutersOct 17, '19
Microsoft paid its legal chief more than $17 mln in 2019
Microsoft Corp paid its president and top lawyer Bradford Smith more than $17 million in 2019, an almost $4 million raise from 2018, the technology company reported in a filing.
Finny BitesOct 15, '18
Microsoft (MSFT) earnings: what's the sentiment?
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) shares are trading at $104.34, down 3%. The company is announcing its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday after the market close. What's driving Microsoft stock price? What's MSFT stock price forecast?
Finny BitesAug 30, '18
Cloudera (CLDR) stock: time to pick it up?
Cloudera, Inc. (CLDR) shares are trading at 14.81. Now that we're in the earnings season, what should investors know about Cloudera? What's driving CLDR stock price, and what's CLDR stock price forecast?
Finny BitesAug 23, '18
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE): limited revenue growth opportunities?
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) shares are trading at $16.53 prior to the earnings today. What's driving HPE's stock price? What's HPE's stock price forecast?
Finny BitesAug 23, '18
Box (BOX) stock: not-so-profitable growth
Box, Inc. (BOX) shares are trading at $26.05, prior to the earnings today. What should investors be aware of--and what will the market be watching out for in the upcoming earnings?
Finny BitesJul 12, '18
Microsoft (MSFT) earnings preview: high double-digit revenue growth
Microsoft (MSFT) is expected to report earnings on July 19 after market close. What are MSFT earnings expectations? What news will the market be watching out for?
Finny BitesJun 20, '18
Red Hat (RHT) earnings preview: what to expect?
On Thursday, June 22, after the closing bell Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) is announcing its Q1'19 earnings. What can you expect from RHT earnings? What will be the biggest RHT stock news?
Finny BitesMay 25, '18
Splunk (SPLK) price forecast: what can you expect now?
Splunk is down 3% post-earnings release. What can you expect from the SPLK stock price now?
Finny BitesMar 27, '18
Microsoft (MSFT): How High Is The Sky?
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) declined 5% in today’s trading, to below $90 per share. What is the forecast (prediction) for the stock price?
Finny BitesMar 26, '18
Shopify: Can The Stock Move Higher?
There has been a 700% rise in Shopify’s stock (NYSE: SHOP) price since 2015. But what is the price forecast now?
Finny BitesMar 21, '18
Salesforce.com (CRM): Is Acquiring MuleSoft (MULE) A Dumb Move?
The acquisition of Mule Soft by Salesforce for around $6.5 billion is the largest in Salesforce’s history. Is this a dumb money move?