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Intel's Q4 A Mixed Bag: Misses Estimates With $0.48 EPS, But Nails The Street's Revenue Consensus

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Intel has just reported both its fiscal Q4 2012 and year-end numbers, and they’re a mixed bag to say the least. The company itself expected to rake in $13.6 billion in revenues as per its Q3 release, but only managed to hit $13.5 billion this time around — a slight...
Intel's Q4 A Mixed Bag: Misses Estimates With $0.48 EPS, But Nails The Street's Revenue Consensus

Apple Sold 17 Million iPads Last Quarter (AAPL)

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Apple sold 17 million iPads in the June-ending quarter this year, up from 9.25 million iPads sold in the June-ending quarter last year. The Wall Street consensus estimate for iPad sales was 16 million units. This is the first full quarter in which Apple has sold the new version of its...
Apple Sold 17 Million iPads Last Quarter (AAPL)

EA Battles Doubters, Citing Strong Digital Revenue

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Shares of Electronic Arts are trading lower for the second day in a row after an analyst questioned whether it was going to meet expectations for its full year, which ends in March. Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia downgraded the company’s shares from buy to neutral, calling the Street’s estimates...
EA Battles Doubters, Citing Strong Digital Revenue
Steve Jobs' Requirements for 'Fit and Finish' Leading to Massive Cost Overruns for Apple's New Campus

AMD revenue falls as financial struggles continue

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Advanced Micro Devices' financial struggles continued in the fourth quarter, with revenue sinking 32 percent due to slow chip sales and charges tied to restructuring and inventory adjustments. AMD reported revenue of $1.16 billion for the quarter, down from $1.69 billion a year earlier. Analysts had been expecting revenue...
AMD revenue falls as financial struggles continue

Cisco Fits Back in Its Skinny Jeans, Drops $1 Billion in Annual Costs

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Cisco Systems has met an important goal of its restructuring. It has reduced its annual operating expenses by $1 billion and it has hit that goal one quarter earlier than predicted. “We are executing well on our three-year plan to drive earnings faster than revenue. Our operational focus continues to...
Cisco Fits Back in Its Skinny Jeans, Drops $1 Billion in Annual Costs

Wow--Facebook Has Completely Sandbagged Estimates--Get Ready For An "Upside Surprise!" (FB)

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Remember the selective disclosure problem before Facebook's IPO? That was when Facebook cut its earnings outlook during the IPO roadshow but only told big institutional investors about it. (Specifically, Facebook told the stock analysts at its IPO underwriters, who then cut their "estimates" and verbally told their big clients about...
Wow--Facebook Has Completely Sandbagged Estimates--Get Ready For An "Upside Surprise!" (FB)

Ahead of Big Meeting With Analysts, Another Sell Rating Appears on HP Shares

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With less than a week to go before Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman sits financial analysts down for an update on her efforts to turn the company around, another analyst has chimed in with a negative “sell” rating on HP shares. HP shares are traded lower by more than 2 percent...
Ahead of Big Meeting With Analysts, Another Sell Rating Appears on HP Shares

Getting to gross margin: Tesla's year ahead

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When GigaOM asked its readers last June to read the tea leaves on Tesla’s future, 61 percent said that Tesla would be break even by this coming June and would be able to start making money by selling more mainstream cars. Tesla reported its Q4 numbers last week and our readers appear...
Getting to gross margin: Tesla's year ahead

Yahoo Reports Revenue Up 1% To $1.22B, Earnings At 27 Cents Per Share

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Yahoo just reported its second quarter 2012 earnings with revenues excluding traffic acquisition costs of $1.077 billion, up by only one percent compared to the same period a year ago. Net income was $286 million, earnings per share were $0.27, compared to net income of $237 million and earnings per...
Yahoo Reports Revenue Up 1% To $1.22B, Earnings At 27 Cents Per Share

AMD reports weak third-quarter earnings and announces layoffs

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Advanced Micro Devices, the second-largest maker of PC microprocessors behind Intel, reported weak earnings for the third quarter ended Sept. 29. AMD also announced that it would lay off an unspecified number of employees. Revenues for the quarter were $1.27 billion, down slightly from the analyst consensus estimate of...
AMD reports weak third-quarter earnings and announces layoffs

Apple reportedly looking at $5 billion price tag for new "spaceship" HQ

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What Apple's spaceship campus is expected to look like from above Apple's new "spaceship" campus will require little more work—and resources—to build than originally thought. A new piece at Businessweek looks at the details of the new headquarters, noting that Apple has apparently pushed back its plans to move into...
Apple reportedly looking at $5 billion price tag for new "spaceship" HQ
Report says Apple's spaceship campus is $2 billion over budget

Apple's Earnings Should Ease Any Investor Worries

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If Apple is prepping to post another quarter of blowout financials when it reports earnings on Tuesday, you certainly wouldn’t know it from the company’s recent stock performance. Last Friday, Apple shares slipped into correction, falling as low as $572 apiece — down more than 10 percent from the all-time...
Apple's Earnings Should Ease Any Investor Worries

Oracle Q2 Beats The Street

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Oracle’s quarterly results just moved on the wires and they’re ahead of expectations. Earnings on a per-share basis were 64 cents, three cents above the consensus of 61 cents. Sales were $9.11 billion, beating of the consensus estimate of $9.03 billion. Oracle shares finished the day up by more than...
Oracle Q2 Beats The Street

Apple earnings: 35.1M iPhones, 11.8M iPads

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Apple is still on a roll. The company reported quarterly earnings Tuesday that surpassed Wall Street expectations thanks to stronger-than-expected iPhone sales and a huge increase in iPad sales. For the period ending March 31st, Apple recorded $39.2 billion in revenue and $11.6 billion in profit, or $12.30 per share....
Apple earnings: 35.1M iPhones, 11.8M iPads

Light On Revenue, EA Barely Squeaks Out A Win For The Quarter, With Digital Up Thanks To Battlefield 3

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Electronic Arts has just reported lower-than-expected third-quarter fiscal year 2013 earnings today, missing on revenue but just squeaking out a win on EPS. Revenue came in at $1.18 billion for the quarter, down from $1.6 billion in the same quarter last year, while non-GAAP diluted EPS was $0.57. Non-GAAP net...
Light On Revenue, EA Barely Squeaks Out A Win For The Quarter, With Digital Up Thanks To Battlefield 3

Intel sales, profits slide for 2012, but data center business growing

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Intel saw sales and profits drop in 2012, as the company was hit by a slide in demand for personal computers and its continued inability to make it big in the smartphone and tablet markets, but its data center business continued to grow. The world's biggest chip maker reported...
Intel sales, profits slide for 2012, but data center business growing

Sony posts record annual net loss

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The creator of the Walkman music player and PlayStation games console forecast an operating profit of ¥180bn for the year to next MarchJapanese consumer electronics giant Sony Corp posted a record net loss of ¥456.7bn (£3.6bn) for the year just ended, hit by losses from its TV business, but forecast...
Sony posts record annual net loss

Cisco Reports: It's Getting Better

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Networking giant Cisco Systems just reported its earnings for the quarter and they’re better than expected. Profits were 47 cents on a per-share basis on sales of $11.5 billion. It also boosted its dividend payment to shareholders to eight cents a share, which if memory serves is double the prior...
Cisco Reports: It's Getting Better

BlackBerry revenue drops 2% to $2.7b in Q4; beats expectations with surprise profit; co-founder Lazaridis bows out

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Blackberry has just reported its earnings for the quarter and fiscal year that ended March 2, 2013. The company reported GAAP income of $94 million – surprise! – on revenue of $2.7 billion, down 2% from the previous quarter and down 36% from $4.2 billion in the same quarter of...
BlackBerry revenue drops 2% to $2.7b in Q4; beats expectations with surprise profit; co-founder Lazaridis bows out
Does RIM shocker imply wider handset market deterioration?

Nvidia Earnings Jump 50 Percent on Strong Sales, Margins

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Nvidia Corp.’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped a bigger-than-expected 50 percent as the chip maker reported stronger sales and wider profit margins. But the company gave a weak revenue outlook for the fiscal first quarter. For the current quarter, the company projected revenue of around $940 million, below the recent $1.07...
Nvidia Earnings Jump 50 Percent on Strong Sales, Margins
CISCO EARNINGS BEAT EXPECTATIONS (CSCO)

Apple Beats The Street With $43.6B And Higher Than Expected iPhone, iPad Sales

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Apple beat Wall Street financial analysts’ expectations. The company had been steadily losing value as analyst after analyst expressed anxiety about the company’s outlook. Apple reported sales of $43.6 billion, compared with a $42.3 billion consensus estimate. Second quarter earnings in... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Apple Beats The Street With $43.6B And Higher Than Expected iPhone, iPad Sales

Facebook Reports $1.18 Billion in Q2 Revenue

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Like its initial public offering, Facebook's earnings didn't live up to hype on cable business news channels. Facebook reported second-quarter earnings of 12 cents per share on revenue of $1.18 billion, even with a consensus estimate by Wall Street analysts of 12 cents per share and slightly above revenue estimates...
Facebook Reports $1.18 Billion in Q2 Revenue

LinkedIn Blows Past Expectations; Revenue Soars 81 Percent To $304M, Net Income Up 66 Percent To $11.5M

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The business-focused networking site of record, LinkedIn, rode a wave of growth through 2012, turning itself into a Wall Street darling in the process. The race to win the professional networking market isn’t really “a race” anymore, as LinkedIn dominates online networking for the world’s working professionals, now over 200...
LinkedIn Blows Past Expectations; Revenue Soars 81 Percent To $304M, Net Income Up 66 Percent To $11.5M

LIVE! HP's Earnings (HPQ)

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Hewlett Packard just reported its quarterly earnings and we're covering live. Hewlett-Packard posted Q2 EPS of $0.87, $0.06 better than expected. Revenues were $27.6 billion versus the consensus estimate of $28.12 billion. Analysts were looking for 81 cents for earnings per share and 28.12 billion in revenue. That's was a...
LIVE! HP's Earnings (HPQ)

Apple Slashes iPhone Production As It Preps New Model -- Analyst (APPL)

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Wall Street's estimates for iPhone shipments this quarter may be completely overblown. Apple has slashed the production of new iPhones by 20% to 25% from the 35.1 million units shipped last quarter, according to a note released Tuesday from Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu, based on supplier checks. The drop...
Apple Slashes iPhone Production As It Preps New Model -- Analyst (APPL)

AT&T's Q3 2012: Revenues Of $31.5B, Earnings Of $0.60/Share, Postpaid Smartphone Adoption Surges To 63.8%

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AT&T has just released its Q3 2012 earnings report — the telecom giant reported quarterly revenues of $31.5 billion (which is essentially flat year-over-year) and earnings of $0.61 per share as opposed to last quarter’s $0.66 per share. That’s a 5 percent increase year over year. But perhaps more importantly,...
AT&T's Q3 2012: Revenues Of $31.5B, Earnings Of $0.60/Share, Postpaid Smartphone Adoption Surges To 63.8%
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