Electronic Equipment

(HAR) Harman Buys iOnRoad

Harman (HAR) recently announced that it has acquired Israel-based iOnRoad Technologies, a developer of vehicle safety software. However, Harman did not provide any monetary details of the transaction.

iOnRoad...

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(SNE) Is the Game Console Market Shrinking?

A new report from market research firm NPD shows that only 29% of “core gamers” will purchase the next generation of gaming consoles right after they are released. The report, named “Core Gaming 2013,” defines “core gamers” as those who spend more than five hours a week playing games and...

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(HAR) Harman International Industries to Expand in India

Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR) has agreed to acquire Bangalore (India)-based company Interchain Solution, which offers products and technology solutions for automotive infotainment and telematics. The terms of the deal...

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(PC) Decline in PC Shipments Continues

Personal Computer (PC) shipments continue to struggle as research firms Gartner and IDC reported a decline in PC shipments for the fourth quarter of 2011. Gartner and IDC estimate 1.4% and 0.2% declines in worldwide PC shipments, respectively in the fourth quarter.

Worldwide PC shipments for...

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(PHG) Royal Philips Electronics NV Earns FDA Approval of Cancer Scanners

In the face of high competition, the Dutch company Royal Philips Electronics NV (PHG) got approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell a combination scanner that performs both positron emission tomography (PET)...

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(PHG) Koninklijke Philips Electronics – ADR- Bear of the Day

We are downgrading our recommendation on Koninklijke Philips Electronics (PHG) to Underperform with a $16 target price. The company had a weak second quarter with revenues declining 3.4% primarily due to lower license revenues and...

7Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DTSI) DTS Incorporated Announces Partnership With Interra

DTS Inc. (DTSI) recently announced that it has entered into a partnership with Interra Systems. Under the terms of the partnership, DTS will integrate its high-definition audio codec support into Interra’s digital...

20Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(HAR) Harman International Industries Misses Fourth Quarter Estimates

A developer of audio products and electronic systems, Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR) reported fourth quarter 2011 earnings of 34 cents per share, which substantively missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 52 cents by 18...

14Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(FMD) First Marblehead Corporation: Fine-Tuning Operations

Ann Heffron, CFA

X First Marblehead Corporation, (FMD) has made several announcements over the past week that indicate it continues to fine-tune its operations as the Company forges ahead in its turn-around...

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(SNE) Video Game Spending Outlook 2011

Market research firm Gartner recently reported that the video game industry is poised for strong growth in 2011. The market research firm expects the video game industry to grow 10.4% to $74.4 billion from the 2010 level of $67.0 billion.

Gartner estimates that software spending in 2011 will...

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(HUBB) Hubbell Incorporated – Bull of the Day

Hubbell, Inc.’s (HUBB) first quarter results beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate. We were particularly encouraged by the strong growth in the industrial market, improving demand at utilities and pockets of recovery in the non-residential...

23Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PC) Hewlett-Packard Wins Contract from LeaseWeb

The world’s largest personal computer (PC) maker, Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) has recently won a business deal from one of Europe’s largest Internet hosting providers, LeaseWeb. As per the terms of the agreement, the largest...

17Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PC) PC Computer Sales Drop in 2011 First Quarter

The overall Personal Computer (PC) market is witnessing a downward trend, as elucidated by a year-over-year decline of 1.1% in PC shipments to 84.3 million during the first quarter of 2011. Technology research firms, IDC and Gartner unanimously confirmed the fact that there was a drop in PC sales...

14Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(HAR) Harman International Industries Receives Additional Contract

A developer of audio products and electronic systems, Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR) announced that it has won an additional contract from Volkswagen AG (VLKAY)...

14Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PC) Panasonic Launches New Products

Panasonic Corp. (PC) launched a number of new products at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2011 show. The company unveiled a range of advanced high definition (HD) and 3 dimensional (3D) products in professional...

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(HAR) Harman International Industries Unveils New JBL Speakers

A developer of audio products and electronic systems, Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR) recently launched its new JBL Cinema 300 and Cinema 500 speaker systems.

JBL Cinema 300 and 500...

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(HAR) Harman International Industries Releases JBL OnBeat Docking Station

Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR), a developer of audio products and electronic systems, released its new JBL OnBeat loudspeaker docking station.

The speaker system is compatible with Apple Inc. (

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(HAR) Harman International Industries Reports Strong Second Quarter Earnings

Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR), a developer of audio products and electronic systems, reported strong second quarter 2011 earnings, comprehensively beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 52 cents, by 27 cents.

Harman...

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(HAR) Harman International Industries Reports Strong First Quarter

A developer of audio products and electronic systems, Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR) announced first quarter 2011 results. Earnings on a non-GAAP basis were 35 cents, well above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 27 cents.

Harman...

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(PHG) Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV Profit Up – Outlook Wary

Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (PHG) reported earnings per share of €0.55 (70 cents per ADR) for the third quarter of 2010, compared with €0.19 in the prior-year quarter. The company delivered strong performance in all its...

3Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PHG) Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV Launches Next Generation Diagnostic System

Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (PHG) has launched its next generation of cardiac ultrasound system, iE33 xMATRIX. The new system will provide a more efficient solution for echocardiograms in adults.

The new cardiac ultrasound...

13Sep2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DTSI) DTS Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Beat Marginally

DTS Inc. (DTSI) reported second quarter 2010 results, with earnings decreasing 57.1% to 9 cents from 21 cents reported in the prior-year quarter. However, earnings per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. The weak year-over-year...

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(HAR) Harman International Industries Reports 2010 Fourth Quarter Profits but Misses

A developer of audio products and electronic systems, Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR) announced fourth quarter 2010 results. Earnings on a non-GAAP basis were a profit of 30 cents, significantly up from the loss of 43 cents...

6Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PC) Panasonic Interates Technology with LodgeNet

Panasonic Corp. (PC) entered into a licensing agreement with LodgeNet Interactive Corp. (LNET). LodgeNet is a leading provider of unique media and connectivity solutions.

To...

23Jun2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PC) Hewlett-Packard Buys Virtualization Software From Phoenix Technologies

Right after making headlines for a lawsuit against New Jersey-based Turbon International Inc., the largest personal computer (PC) manufacturer Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) has hit the headlines again for acquiring three virtualization...

15Jun2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PHG) Philips Reports Sales and Earnings Grow

Philips (PHG) reported revenues of €5,677 million ($7,853 million) for the first quarter of 2010, an increase of 12% compared to the corresponding prior-year period. Earnings per share were €0.22 (30 cents). Healthcare sales increased...

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(PHG) Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV Wins Healthcare Contract

Philips Healthcare, a division of Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (PHG), has been awarded a $77.2 million contract to provide patient-monitoring systems for the U.S. Department of Defense.

Philips will supply the DOD with...

9Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SNE) Sony Plans to Sell LCD Plant

According to the Financial Times, in an effort to lower cost, Sony Corp. (SNE) is expected to sell its liquid crystal display (LCD) plant, located in Japan to its competitor Kyocera Corp. (KYO).

According...

1Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SNE) Sony’s New Game Device Named “PlayStation Move”

Sony Corp. (SNE) plans to launch its new motion-control video game device named ‘PlayStation Move’ in late 2010. The company displayed the new device at a Game Developer’s event in San Francisco . The shares of Sony surged 1.35%...

11Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(HAR) Harman International Industries Swings to Profit – Shares Up

Harman International Industries Inc.’s (HAR) second-quarter earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by $0.41. Shares were up 16.0% yesterday, in response to the news.

Revenue

Revenue of $937.5...

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