All Posts Tagged With: "Priceline.com Inc"

(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

(MSFT) Microsoft Cuts Prices to Match Amazon Web Services

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) recently announced its decision to slash prices for its Windows Azure cloud services as part of an effort to better compete with Amazon‘s (AMZN)...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSFT) Microsoft and NBC Sports Collaborate

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) and NBC Sports Group have announced a partnership to use Windows Azure Media Services across NBC Sports’ digital platforms. NBC Sports is the sports division of the NBC television network. The group...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(A) Agilent Technologies Upgrades Oscilloscopes

Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) has introduced upgrades to its InfiniiVision 2000 X-Series oscilloscopes. Agilent’s InfiniiVision 2000 and 3000 X-Series oscilloscopes were introduced in 2011, which incorporated advanced technology to...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TRIP) Best Stocks to Play The Global Travel Boom – Investment Ideas

Forget austerity. Despite a recession in Europe, a slowdown in China and a U.S. economy that is just muddling through, travel is back in vogue across the globe. The consumer is opening up his wallet and springing on travel in 2013. Tui Travel one of the largest European travel companies...

10Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(LNKD) Online Networking – Present and Future

Fifteen years ago, we could hardly gauge the benefits of professional/social networking platforms, though the Internet and e-mail already existed. People’s understanding and usage of technology and the Internet have evolved over the years. And although it looks like we have come a long way, the...

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

(LNKD) Online Networking, Present and Future

Fifteen years ago, we could hardly gauge the benefits of professional/social networking platforms, though the Internet and e-mail already existed. People’s understanding and usage of technology and the Internet have evolved over the years. And although it looks like we have come a long way, the...

12Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(EXPE) Expedia Soars After Solid Second Quarter Report

Expedia Inc. (EXPE) reported another good quarter, with earnings topping the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 12 cents, or 16.9% (the Zacks ESP, or expected surprise prediction was 11.3%). While expenses continued to increase, revenue...

20Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PCLN) Priceline.com Impacted by Revenue Growth

Priceline.com’s (PCLN) second quarter was quite good, with earnings beating the Zacks Consensus by 51 cents (7.2%). However, investors were disappointed with revenue growth, which was impacted by both currency and continued slowdown...

9Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) How to Play Apple on Any Budget

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) let us know last Tuesday that once again the company knocked it out the park. It had an unbelievable second quarter in 2012, largely due to strong iPhone sales – again. Analysts...

20May2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(XLE) Stock Market News for March 22, 2012 – Market News

Benchmarks struggled to find definite direction yesterday as the lack of news left them swinging between small gains and losses. By the closing bell, the energy sector had dented the S&P 500, while investors’ apprehensions about Hewlett-Packard’s decision of merging its printing and personal...

26Mar2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PCLN) Priceline.com Guides Above Expectations

Despite solid revenue growth, Priceline.com Inc (PCLN) missed the Zacks Consensus by 20 cents, as higher stock based compensation and a higher tax rate impacted results. However, the solid guidance drove share prices up 6.57% in after-hours...

7Mar2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(EXPE) Occupancy Tax Rulings Favor Online Travel Companies/Agents

While the number of legal proceedings against online travel companies/agents (OTCs/OTAs) continues to increase, there are some positive trends in recent rulings. The wins in Texas and California courts are big positives for OTAs, such as Expedia (EXPE),...

9Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AMR) Company News for October 4, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Shares of AMR Corp. (NYSE:AMR) parent company of American Airlines fell on an increased fear of recession in the U.S. due to which the carrier can file for bankruptcy •    Shares of Eastman Kodak (NYSE:EK)...

4Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GOOG) Google Beefs Up Flight Search

Google Inc’s (GOOG) revamped air ticket portal launched without much fanfare on Tuesday. Without a doubt, the search giant is entering the travel market, something made easy with its acquisition of ITA Software, which was recently...

15Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AIG) Company News for August 8, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    LinkedIn Corporation Class A Co (NYSE:LNKD) said it had earned profits for the second quarter in its first earnings report after it became a publicly traded company. The company reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.10 on sales of $121...

8Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(XRT) Report Shows U.S. Consumer is Alive and Kicking

On Thursday, I wrote a piece titled “The Seven ‘C’s’ of Recovery Optimism” with my last, and possibly weakest, point for the continuing...

18Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCLN) Priceline.com Up Significantly – ValuEngine.com Pick $PCLN

We have been highlighting some of our recent successful picks from our Market Neutral Portfolio in our Daily Bulletins. Today we take a look at an alternate selection from the Retail/Wholesale Sector which is up more than 15% for the current rebalance period, Priceline.com (PCLN). Currently,...

12Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BBY) e-Commerce Stock Outlook – June 2011 – Industry Outlook

The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most developing 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...

16Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AAPL) Stock Market News for May 17, 2011 – Market News

The tech-laden Nasdaq Composite Index suffered a heavy fall on Monday, amidst disappointing economic data that subsequently led the markets lower. While investors are apprehensive as the economic stimulus plan nears its end, weakness in economic data furthered fueled investor concerns as New York...

18May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AAPL) Stock Market News for May 17, 2011 – Market News

The tech-laden Nasdaq Composite Index suffered a heavy fall on Monday, amidst disappointing economic data that subsequently led the markets lower. While investors are apprehensive as the economic stimulus plan nears its end, weakness in economic data furthered fueled investor concerns as New York...

17May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCLN) U.S. Jobs Report Better than Expected

The negative build-up over the last few days to today’s jobs report turned out to be completely off the mark. We got an impressive jobs report this morning, with the private sector coming up with one of its best showings in a long time. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the creation...

6May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCLN) Priceline.com – Bull of the Day

Priceline.com (PCLN) is one of the leading online travel companies in the world. Priceline’s fourth quarter earnings beat the Zacks Consensus and management expects strong double-digit bookings growth in the next quarter, with...

15Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCLN) Priceline.com – Revenue For The Period was Up 35% From Last Year

Priceline.com Inc. (PCLN) is trading like a rocket, currently going ballistic for a new all-time high above $500. As one of the biggest gainers over the last few years, this Zacks #1 rank stock is a momentum powerhouse. Company Description Priceline.com...

11Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AMD) Stock Market News for February 25, 2011 – Market News

Crude prices eased off their high by a couple of dollars as rumors circulated that Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi had been shot. US officials denied such reports and the markets showed a marginal improvement after closing mixed on Thursday. Though benchmarks Dow and S&P500 continued to remain in...

25Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(EXPE) Expedia Misses Earnings Forecasts – Shares Slide

Expedia Inc.’s (EXPE) fourth quarter earnings missed the Zacks consensus by 2 cents, or 6.1% on revenue that beat by 0.7%. Expedia beat the Zacks Consensus by an average 9.23% in the preceding four quarters. Therefore, this miss...

13Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ETN) Will the Market Bounce Last? – Five Stocks to Buy

Today’s strong bounce above Dow 11,000 is not a surprise when you consider the ingredients: Another country clean-up job in Europe Jobless Claims report under 450K (3 of the last 4 in that camp) Leading Economic Indicators at impressive levels for another month Philadelphia...

7Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCLN) Priceline.com – Strong Balance Sheet

Priceline.com, Inc. (PCLN) is one of the hottest momentum stocks on the Street right now, recently surging to a new all-time high at $428.10 after reporting excellent Q3 results that beat expectations. Throw in rising estimates and a bullish growth projection,...

15Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued