Etsy Inc. (ETSY: NASDAQ) Climbs Higher On Earnings News


Earnings season has been the most positive for some companies but for online craft-seller Etsy Inc. (ETSY: NASDAQ), the season couldn’t have produced better results. Following the closing bell on Tuesday, ETSY announced fourth quarter earnings. The numbers were appealing to investors after ETSY announced adjusted earnings per share of 15 cents. This was 6 cents better than the estimate ...

Read More »

General Mills (GIS) Is Acquiring Blue Buffalo for Nearly $8B

GIS General Mills

General Mills (GIS) is poised to enter the pet food industry thanks to recently announced plans to acquire pet food giant Blue Buffalo (BUFF). The blockbuster announcement came as a surprise to many on Wall Street, but analysts weighing in on the announcement had pretty much nothing bad to say about the plans by GIS. So what are the terms ...

Read More »

PPL Corporation (PPL) Leads The Way With Earnings Beat

PPL Corporation

Shares in PPL Corporation (PPL) were up slightly in aftermarket trading on Thursday. This after the utility company which delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom, reported fourth quarter earnings for 2017 of 55 cents per share. This was better than the consensus estimate of 48 cents a share set by analysts. Those were ...

Read More »

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) Trades Strong, Rises Nearly 10%

RRTS Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a company that provides asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics services, on Wednesday delivered positive trading to the delight of investors. RRTS started the day’s trading at $3.52 and at one point rose to a high of $4.00. The open proved to be the lowest level the stock would trade at and by the end ...

Read More »

Walmart Inc. (WMT) Fails to Beat Estimates as Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) Dazzles

Walmart WMT

Fourth quarter earnings were not what analysts had expected for discount shopping giant Walmart Inc. (WMT). The company in its most recent earnings release announced earnings per share of $1.33. This fell below one analysis estimate of $1.36. There was good news, however, as the earnings per share figure announced actually increased 2.3% year over year. WMT was able to ...

Read More »

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Down 6.7%, But Why?

charles Schwab SCHW

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) released fourth quarter earnings for 2017 almost a month ago today and although the company beat estimates, investors are still unsteady about the near-term prospects. Since coming out with earnings of 44 cents per share, the stock has declined nearly 7%. The poor performance has left a few analysts bewildered given the fact that the ...

Read More »

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Beats Both Earnings and Sales

Reliance Steel Aluminum Co

Value-added materials management company Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS), delivered positive earnings news to shareholders on Thursday, actually beating Wall Street estimates in a sound fashion. RS delivered adjusted earnings per share of $1.22, a good 22 cents above a consensus estimate of $1.00. This is impressive given the slow rate of growth across the global economy generally. Slowdown ...

Read More »

Fossil (FOSL) Jumps 80% While PepsiCo (PEP) Stumbles on Flat Sales

PepsiCo PEP

Amid the up and down movement of the markets, a few stocks are having notable trading. Two of those are Fossil (FOSL) and PepsiCo; both have made the news for two divergent reasons. Fossil (FOSL) was dominating the headlines on Wednesday after the stock exploded 80% on positive earnings news. FOSL reported spectacular earnings per share of 64 cents on ...

Read More » Inc. (AMZN) Announces Layoffs at Seattle HQ

Are the good times over for Inc. (AMZN)? That’s the question many are asking after news broke on Monday that the online eCommerce giant is set to lay off hundreds of jobs at its Seattle headquarters. The actual numbers weren’t actually disclosed in the report but the rareness of the layoffs prompted many analysts to weigh in on what ...

Read More »