All Posts Tagged With: "International Business Machines"

(IBM) IBM Set to Acquire Software Developer Worklight

IBM Corp. (IBM) recently announced that it is set to acquire mobile application and infrastructure software developer Worklight. The financial terms of the deal remained undisclosed but it is expected that the deal will close by the...

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(BMC) BMC Incorporated Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Preview

BMC Inc. (BMC) is scheduled to announce its third quarter 2012 results on February 1, 2012 and we do not see much variation in the analysts’ estimates at this point.

Second Quarter Overview

The company...

31Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(XLE) Stock Market News for January 24, 2012 – Market News

Markets hovered around break-even levels on Monday as encouragement from the energy sector balanced apprehensions over Greece’s debt negotiations. With no major economic data or earnings results from any bellwether coming to forefront, benchmarks took a pause a day ahead of Apple’s results.


24Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BAC) Stock Market News for January 23, 2012 – Market News

Strong corporate results helped lift the Dow higher to a six month high, while the S&P 500 registered frugal gains. Meanwhile, an earnings miss by Google weighed down the Nasdaq Composite Index. Nonetheless, the markets managed to end another week with gains and each benchmarks moved up by over...

23Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GOOG) January 20: Markets to Remain Calm – Economic Highlights

With the economic calendar relatively on the thin side, stocks will remain focused on another busy day of earnings reports. Google’s (GOOG) earnings miss potentially raises doubts about the tech sector’s earnings outlook, but...

20Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GOOG) Sampling the Earnings Smorgasbord

With the economic calendar relatively on the thin side, stocks will remain focused on another busy day of earnings reports. Google’s (GOOG) earnings miss potentially raises doubts about the tech sector’s earnings outlook, but...

20Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IBM) International Business Machines 2011 Fourth Quarter Earnings Preview

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) is all set to report its fourth quarter and full year 2011 results on January 19, 2012, after the market closes. We expect IBM to report modest results due to sluggish IT...

18Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IBM) IBM to Focus on Analytics

Analytics has emerged as the new focal point for IBM Corp. (IBM) in 2012.The company looks set to drive significant growth in this fast-growing sector, according to CEO Virginia Rometty.

The strong growth of analytics can be...

14Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IBM) IBM Further Spreads Wings in Cloud

IBM Corp (IBM) recently announced that it has agreed to acquire Green Hat, a cloud-based software testing provider. This would mark IBM’s first acquisition in 2012. The to-be-acquired company will be integrated into IBM’s Rational...

9Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(RNOW) Oracle’s RightNow Technologies Buy Approved

At a recent special meeting conducted at RightNow Technologies, Inc. (RNOW), its shareholders...

29Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(XLK) Stock Market News for December 22, 2011 – Market News

On Wednesday, markets recouped some of their initial losses during an afternoon rally and benchmarks finished almost mixed. Nonetheless, with concerns gaining an upper hand gains were not strong enough to return a broad cheer to the markets. To sum up, Oracle disappointed heavily with its quarter...

22Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(RHT) Red Hat Beats The Street by a Penny

Red Hat Inc. (RHT) reported third quarter 2012 earnings of 20 cents per share, which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. Earnings per share (EPS) (including stock-based compensation expenses but excluding amortization) increased...

20Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Health Care Virtually Through AT&T

Accenture plc (ACN) is reportedly unveiling a new cloud-based solution targeting the health care industry. The comprehensive technical and management solutions provider also mentioned that the new offering will be made available virtually...

14Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(EU) Stock Market News for December 13, 2011 – Market News

Markets reversed gears on Monday and receded into negative territory after the European accord concluded on last Friday faced criticism from Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service. Tech-giant Intel also contributed to weak investor confidence after the company projected revenues lower than...

13Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IBM) International Business Machines to Acquire DemandTec

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has agreed to acquire DemandTec Inc. (DMAN), a cloud-based analytics solutions provider, for an estimated $440 million....

9Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SAP) SAP AG is on the Cloud Bandwagon

SAP AG’s (SAP) American subsidiary, SAP America, Inc. acquired SuccessFactors (SFSF), a leading California-based provider of cloud-based human capital management...

9Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ORCL) Oracle Launches New Software – Oracle Financial Services Liquidity Risk Management

Oracle Corp. (ORCL) recently launched its new financial services software, namely Oracle Financial Services Liquidity Risk Management. The new software will help banks to efficiently and effectively assess their liquidity risk.


8Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Clinches Twin Business Process Outsourcing Deals

Ace technical and management solutions provider Accenture plc (ACN) recently clinched a business process outsourcing (BPO) deal with insurance carrier BNP Paribas Cardif. Financial terms of the deal were kept confidential.


7Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BRKA) Berkshire Hathaway’s Buffett Adds Hometown Newspaper

On Wednesday, Warren Buffett, the Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRKA) (BRKB), announced an acquisition to buy The Omaha World-Herald Company, publisher of Nebraska’s...

2Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Wins California Government Deal

The outsourcing and consulting major, Accenture Inc. (ACN) recently won a nine-year contract from the California Department of Consumer Affairs to develop and implement a licensing and enforcement system, known as BreEZe. This is expected...

1Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IT) Gartner Releases Third Quarter Server Results

Technology research firm Gartner (IT) recently released its third quarter 2011 server shipment results. Server shipments in the reported quarter grew 7.2% on a year-over-year basis, while revenues generated by server shipments increased...

30Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IBM) Is the Time Ripe to Buy Stocks?

It is said that opportunities are never lost — someone else will catch the one you miss. And the saying remains true to the equity market. No one wants to miss a good opportunity to make exceptional profits from stock markets.

So, is this the time to take the plunge? Or should we wait...

28Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DELL) Dell to Overshadow Hewlett-Packard Servers

Tech major Dell Inc. (DELL) is looking to grow its share of the server market, something that could hurt Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) in the longer term. Dell missed...

28Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IM) Ingram Micro Earnings Report In Line with Estimates

Ingram Micro Inc. (IM) has reported third-quarter 2011 earnings per share of 35 cents, just matching the Zacks Consensus Estimate.


Ingram Micro’s third quarter revenue of $8.90 billion increased...

2Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AEP) Company News for October 27, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    American Electric Power Co., Inc.’s (NYSE:AEP) third quarter 2011 adjusted EPS of $1.17 came in ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.14

•    General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)...

28Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ORCL) Oracle Announces Aquisition of RightNow Technologies

Oracle Corp. (ORCL) recently announced its decision to acquire customer relationship management software provider, RightNow Technologies Inc (RNOW). This marks the...

26Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IBM) IBM Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Preview

IBM Corp. (IBM) is scheduled to announce its third quarter 2011 results after the closing bell on October 17, 2011, Monday. We noticed the quarter’s estimates treading in a positive direction, and considering the past trends, we...

18Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AAPL) Bulls Own Next Week Too 17-21 October

Investors and traders who doubted the move higher, and sold into a sleepy market ahead of resistance near S&P 1,220, are about to get a wake-up call next week. Mr. Market has pounded his hoofs long enough below the trading range highs and he’s ready to go higher.

17Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AAPL) A Busy Week Ahead – Earnings Preview

Earnings Preview 10/14/11

While the earnings season kicked off this past week, only 38 firms reported. The game really gets under way next week, when we will get reports from 336 firms, including 99 members of the S&P 500.

Thus, by the end of the week we will have a very good idea...

17Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AA) Stock Market News for October 12, 2011 – Market News

On Tuesday, markets ended mixed after trading in a tight range throughout the day, as investors anxiously waited for Slovakia’s vote for or against bolstering Europe’s financial rescue plan. Investors also eagerly awaitedAlcoa’s quarterly results, which would kick-start the third quarter...

12Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued