All Posts Tagged With: "International Business Machines Corporation"

(CPWR) Compuware’s Covisint Files S-1

As a part of Compuware’s (CPWR) earlier announced restructuring initiatives, the company’s fully owned subsidiary Covisint Corp recently filed an S-1 statement with the Securities and Exchange...

30Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (CPWR) Compuware’s Covisint Files S-1 | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Secures Tokyo Government Job

Accenture plc. (ACN) has secured a big job order from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (“TMG”). As per the new task order, Accenture has been entrusted by TMG with the responsibility of recruiting 10 or more foreign companies...

19Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Secures Tokyo Government Job | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Helps Insurance Companies

Accenture Plc. (ACN) is winning deals from insurance companies across the globe. Recently, the company won a deal from the Reale Mutua Assicurazioni Group of Italy to provide back office and IT services, expanding the company’s business...

2Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Helps Insurance Companies | Continued

(XLK) Stock Market News for May 17, 2013 – Market News

Benchmarks ended their streak of gains after the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, John Williams said the Central Bank could start tapering the monetary stimulus program this summer, if the job market continues to improve. Meanwhile, a string of discouraging domestic reports...

17May2013 | | Comments Off on (XLK) Stock Market News for May 17, 2013 – Market News | Continued

(BR) Broadridge Financial Solutions Misses Third Quarter Earnings – Grows Year Over Year

Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (BR) posted third-quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 39 cents, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.11 by a wide margin.

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15May2013 | | Comments Off on (BR) Broadridge Financial Solutions Misses Third Quarter Earnings – Grows Year Over Year | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Wins Deal from Swedish Steel Manufacturer SSAB

Technology and outsourcing company, Accenture Plc. (ACN) has recently won a seven-year business process outsourcing agreement from a Swedish Steel manufacturer, SSAB. Accenture would provide finance & accounting, customer care...

4May2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Wins Deal from Swedish Steel Manufacturer SSAB | Continued

(IBM) IBM Misses Earnings/Revenue in First Quarter

IBM (IBM) missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the first time in years during its first quarter. Years!

The computing powerhouse also missed on the top line, in a quarterly performance that is sure to add to growing concerns...

2May2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) IBM Misses Earnings/Revenue in First Quarter | Continued

(GOOG) Google Posts Mixed Earnings Results – No Breakout Numbers

Search giant/household name Google (GOOG) reported Q1 earnings after the bell Thursday, with somewhat lighter results than expected. While the headline numbers of $14 billion and earnings of nearly $11.60 per share, it’s important...

2May2013 | | Comments Off on (GOOG) Google Posts Mixed Earnings Results – No Breakout Numbers | Continued

(AAPL) Is Facebook Fatigue Here to Stay?

Latest quarterly results from bellwether Apple Inc. (AAPL) have shown how precariously placed the technology company is at the moment. Once the darling of the markets, many believe that the best days of the iPhone maker are over for...

26Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (AAPL) Is Facebook Fatigue Here to Stay? | Continued

(MGV) Vanguard Switches Indexes for 8 U.S. ETFs – ETF News And Commentary

Vanguard has been leading the ultra-cheap ETF market, and is easily the top choice for investors seeking low-cost products in many fund categories. This technique has proven to be a winning strategy for the company as investors have flocked in droves to these low cost products, giving Vanguard over...

24Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (MGV) Vanguard Switches Indexes for 8 U.S. ETFs – ETF News And Commentary | Continued

(IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

22Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview | Continued

(ACN) Accenture to Aid Government of Punjab

More government projects are coming in the way of Accenture Plc. (ACN). This time it is a project from the state government of India. The company has secured a 12-month contract for technology and management-consulting services for...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture to Aid Government of Punjab | Continued

(IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

19Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Inks eHospital Deal

HP Enterprise Services UK Ltd., a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), revealed that it has entered into an agreement to provide technical support to the Cambridge University Hospital of NHS foundation trust. The deal, worth...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Inks eHospital Deal | Continued

(IBM) International Business Machines Invests in Flash Technology

International Business Machines (IBM) is pushing deep into flash technology in order to gain a stronghold over the Big Data market. In a recently announced strategic initiative, IBM stated that it will spend $1.0 billion...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) International Business Machines Invests in Flash Technology | Continued

(H) Hyatt Hotels’ Upscale Brand “HYATT House” Makes Atlanta Debut

One of Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s (H) upscale brands, HYATT house, recently made its debut in Georgia with the opening of a hotel in Atlanta. Christened HYATT house Atlanta/Cobb Galleria – the new property was developed and unveiled...

10Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (H) Hyatt Hotels’ Upscale Brand “HYATT House” Makes Atlanta Debut | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – Mar 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and provide competitive advantages. But the complex marketplaces in which companies perform demand a host of other functions as well. This...

4Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – Mar 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(ACN) Accenture’s Earnings Beat The Street – Revenues Report In Line

Accenture plc (ACN) reported second-quarter fiscal 2013 earnings per share (EPS) of $1.00, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 97 cents. Earnings increased 3.1% from the year-ago quarter attributable to higher revenues, non-operating...

1Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture’s Earnings Beat The Street – Revenues Report In Line | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and provide competitive advantages. But the complex marketplaces in which companies perform demand a host of other functions as well. This...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Gets Trinity Health Order

Accenture plc (ACN) recently secured an order from Trinity Health for its Unified Clinical Organization (UCO) model designed to improve care co-ordination and patient outcomes..

In accordance with the agreement, Accenture provided...

26Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Gets Trinity Health Order | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Focuses on Analytics Business

After strengthening its position in the personal computing, server and cloud computing segments, HP Enterprise Management & Analytics, a division of Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), has recently rolled out a service specially targeted...

21Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Focuses on Analytics Business | Continued

(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...

15Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (SNE) Is the Game Console Market Shrinking? | Continued

(IBM) The Cheesecake Factory Adopts IBM’s Solution

International Business Machines Corp (IBM) announced that it has deployed its Big Data analytics solutions at The Cheesecake Factory Inc (CAKE), which operates a...

4Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) The Cheesecake Factory Adopts IBM’s Solution | Continued

(DELL) Dell Closer to Buyout

Amid all the negative outcomes of macro uncertainty and the PC market slowdown, the recent talk of the town seems to be the leveraged buyout (LBO) of the world’s third largest PC maker Dell Inc. (DELL). As per Bloomberg, Dell is...

9Feb2013 | | Comments Off on (DELL) Dell Closer to Buyout | Continued

(AAPL) Earnings Season Looks Presentable

The fourth quarter earnings season is in full swing and the overall tone of earnings reports thus far has been quite reassuring – we have yet to see the ugly numbers many of us had started fearing in the run up to this reporting season.

The focus today is on Apple’s (

24Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (AAPL) Earnings Season Looks Presentable | Continued

(JPM) Fourth Quarter Earnings Largely Uneventful Thus Far – Earnings Trends

The fourth quarter earnings season hasn’t been that eventful thus far even though we have results from 67 S&P 500 companies already (as of Friday, January 18th). The reason is that expectations for this earnings season were set by the very weak third quarter reporting season. Given those low...

22Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (JPM) Fourth Quarter Earnings Largely Uneventful Thus Far – Earnings Trends | Continued

(AAPL) Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Season Gets Into High Gear – Earnings Preview

The fourth quarter reporting season gets into high gear this week, with 253 companies coming out with quarterly results, including 83 S&P 500 companies. The earnings season thus far has been relatively uneventful, but we will have a better idea by the end of this week; by then we will have seen...

20Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (AAPL) Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Season Gets Into High Gear – Earnings Preview | Continued

(NCR) NCR Makes Mobile Shopping Easy

NCR Corp. (NCR) is making shopping easy for the customers of Woodman’s Food Markets, a Wisconsin-based grocery chain. Under an agreement signed a few months back, NCR agreed to provide its Mobile Shopper solution to Woodman’s stores...

16Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (NCR) NCR Makes Mobile Shopping Easy | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Wins Two Navy Contracts

Accenture plc (ACN) recently won two three-year contracts from the U.S. Department of Navy at an aggregate value of $30.0 million. The government department has chosen Accenture Federal Services to support the Navy’s Financial Improvement...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Wins Two Navy Contracts | Continued

(XLK) Stock Market News for January 7, 2013 – Market News

The U.S economy kept up hiring at a moderate pace in December, giving benchmarks a lift on Friday. The S&P 500 closed at its highest level since 2007 following a resolution to the Fiscal Cliff dilemma and a positive government jobs report. Meanwhile, factory orders were stable in November while...

12Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (XLK) Stock Market News for January 7, 2013 – Market News | Continued