All Posts Tagged With: "EBAY"

(EBAY) Buy This Now

Despite a huge year for the Nasdaq Composite, up 33%, eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) – one of the darlings of the Internet boom of the late ‘90s – has been flat. It saw spikes in the $52 to $57 area but looks to be ending the year where...

18Jan2014 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TGT) Sweeping Up the Last of First Quarter Earnings – Earnings Preview

The Q1 earnings season is effectively over for most of the major sectors, with Retail as the only one that still has a number of major reports still awaited. As such, Retail has a heavy presence in this week’s earnings reports, including industry heavyweights like Target...

17May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WMT) Focus Shifts to Retail Earnings – Earnings Preview

The Q1 earnings season is over for most of the major sectors, with the Retail sector as the only one that has a significant number of reports still awaited. As such, Retail has a heavy presence in this week’s earnings reports, including industry heavyweights like Wal-Mart...

15May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon Earnings Report Mixed – Stock Still Climbs

After the bell Thursday, Amazon (AMZN) reported mixed results for its Q1: an earnings beat on slightly lower revenues and downwardly revised guidance… and the stock is still up following the announcement. Amazon, the...

29Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(EBAY) eBay Earnings Preview: Will it Miss?

eBay Inc. (EBAY) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on April17. Last quarter it posted a 4.92% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors this Past Quarter eBay’sstrength...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(EBAY) Bitcoins: Digital Gold for the Digital Age

It’s happening all around you, at this very second, and you probably haven’t even noticed. Right now, on the same networks that carry your internet data, people are exchanging goods and services – completely off the grid. Out of the reach of the tax man, the Fed, or any other government...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon to Acquire Goodreads

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has announced that it will acquire Goodreads, a book recommendation site that helps its readers to find and share books of their choice, for an undisclosed sum. Launched in Jan 2007 by Otis Chandler and...

17Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(M) eCommerce Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving very rapidly, so data collection and evaluation are particularly difficult. Consequently, one has to rely largely on surveys by both government and private agencies. According...

18Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(EBAY) Will eBay Beat Estimates in Fourth Quarter

We expect online retailer eBay Inc. (EBAY) to beat expectations when it reports fourth quarter 2012 results on January 16th. Why a Likely Positive Surprise? Our proven model shows that eBay...

16Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Rolls Out Digital Coupon Offering Called Zavers

The world’s most popular Internet search engine provider Google Inc. (GOOG) recently launched a new digital coupon offering, Zavers, in a bid to reap maximum benefits from its search engine business and expand its online shopping...

14Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TXI) Zacks Top ESP Earnings Stocks for January 7 – Investment Ideas

Q4 season officially begins this week with the release of Alcoa’s numbers tomorrow morning. Even with Sandy, the election, the fiscal cliff and the lingering deficit issues, the market has been extremely resilient. So much so that the S&P 500 has risen over 8% since the November lows, which...

13Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com Studios to Produce Comedies

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced that its film production division, Amazon Studios plans to produce pilots for six original comedy series, including shows from the Onion Doonesbury a ...

28Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com Launches Kindle Store in China

The world’s largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) recently announced the launch of its Kindle ebook store in China, enabling Chinese customers to read ebooks using Android and iOS apps. While the...

23Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Acquires BufferBox

Google Inc. (GOOG) recently announced that it has acquired a Canadian start-up company BufferBox, which provides lockers to receive e-commerce shipments. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Waterloo,...

7Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – December 2012 – Industry Outlook

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and where they enjoy competitive advantages. But they still need to perform a host of other functions in today’s complex marketplace. This need opens the door for providers...

3Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com Sells $3 Billion in Debt

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), the world’s largest online retailer has recently announced a public offering of bonds aggregating $3 billion. These bonds have been issued in three tranches of different amounts, with varying coupon rates...

3Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(M) eCommerce Stock Outlook – November 2012 – Industry Outlook

The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving very rapidly, so data collection and evaluation are particularly difficult. Consequently, one has to rely largely on surveys by both government and private agencies. According...

30Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com Launches Wine Marketplace

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has recently announced the launch of its new virtual wine marketplace, offering customers an opportunity to shop from a selection of more than 1000 domestic brands of wines. Amazon Wine will feature selections...

28Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) The Game is Rigged – But It Is Rigged In Your Favor

Can you get an edge over the analysts on Wall Street? Peter Lynch thinks so. In his book One Up On Wall Street, he devotes the introduction and the second chapter to highlighting the advantages an individual investor has over professional investors. Two constraints really handicap...

24Oct2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MSFT) Microsoft’s First Quarter Earnings Post Soft – As Expected

Microsoft Corporation’s (MSFT) first quarter earnings of 53 cents missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents, as PC market slowdown and stock clearance before the Windows 8 launch impacted revenue growth. Revenue Revenue...

20Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com to Sell Wine Online

The world’s largest Internet retailer Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) announced that it is planning to sell wines online. The company started its wine business way back in 1999 with a 45% stake in Wineshopper.com, but closed...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Retailers to Pay for Google Shopping

Google Inc.(GOOG) is upping the ante on its online shopping services. For some time now, the Internet search giant has been building its online shopping capabilities. If Google is successful, it could give Internet retailers like...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ORCL) Oracle Agrees to Acquire SelectMinds

Oracle Corp (ORCL) has agreed to buy SelectMinds, a cloud-based recruiting solutions provider. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the second half of 2012. However, the financial details were not disclosed. Oracle has integrated...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GRPN) Groupon Kicks Off Mobile Payments

Groupon Inc. (GRPN) recently announced its entry into the mobile payments market with the launch of Groupon Payments – a service that enables businesses to accept credit cards via Apple Inc.’s...

23Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(KFT) Did They Make the Right Pick in Dow 30 Shakeup?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, arguably the most famous and oft-quoted benchmark of American stock performance, will be swapping one of its components in one week’s time. The index will be removing Kraft Foods (KFT) and putting...

18Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon Inks Deal with Epix

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced a three-year agreement with Epix, extending its archive of films on its streaming video site, Amazon Prime Instant Video. Epix is a premium cable channel with more than 15,000 titles jointly...

6Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WMT) Walmart Powers Search Engine

Walmart Stores (WMT) edged a step closer to its customer’s hearts as it announced a new search engine for the company website. The online users can browse, select and buy items more easily and faster from Walmart.com. The...

31Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DFS) Discover Partners with PayPal

Recently, Discover Financial Services (DFS) announced a partnership with eBay Inc.’s (EBAY) PayPal under which the latter’s customers will have access to Discover’s...

28Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon Inks Deal with NBCUniversal

Amazon.com Inc.(AMZN) announced a content licensing agreement deal with NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution Paramount Pictures, extending the archive of films currently available on its streaming video site, Amazon Prime...

27Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon Launches New Cloud Service

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) recently announced a cloud storage solution from Amazon Web Services (AWS), further expanding its cloud offerings. This new service is named Amazon Glacier and is a low-cost solution for data archiving,...

22Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued