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The Yahoo Finance Live team breaks down some of the top moving stocks of the day. SoFi shares jumped on the debt deal moving through Congress. Under the terms of the deal, student loan repayments would restart, which would be good for SoFi's business. Advance Auto Parts shares plummeted more than 30% after slashing its guidance and dividend. Shares of both HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise ended the day lower after the companies reported earnings that didn't meet investor expectations. Click here to see what HPE's CFO had to say about his company's results.
Shares of semiconductor giants Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE: TSM), and Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) were all falling on Wednesday, down 5.2%, 3.7%, and 5.3%, respectively, as of 3:42 p.m. ET. None of these three companies had any company-specific news today, but one -- or actually, two -- of their main rivals reported earnings last night, casting a pall over any chip stock leveraged to the PC or server markets. Yesterday, both HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) reported earnings that disappointed.
U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling headed for a pivotal vote by lawmakers, while unexpectedly strong labor market data reinforced bets of another interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. A bill to lift the $31.4 trillion U.S. debt ceiling and achieve new federal spending cuts made its way to the House of Representatives for debate on Tuesday and an expected vote on passage is due later on Wednesday.
A slowdown in consumer demand, tightening corporate budget amid ongoing macroeconomic challenges and unfavorable currency exchange rates mainly hurt HP's (HPQ) overall financial performance in Q2.
U.S. stocks are falling as investors await a key vote on the debt ceiling deal. At 11:06 ET (15:06 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 263 points or 0.8%, while the S&P 500 was down 0.8% and the NASDAQ Composite was down 0.7%. The House is expected to vote later today on the deal, which lifts the debt ceiling to January 2025, limits spending and reclaims funds allocated to fight COVID and bolster the Internal Revenue Service.
Investing.com -- Stocks in focus in premarket trade on Wednesday, May 31st. Please refresh for updates.
HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ) shares traded almost 5% lower in pre-open Wednesday after the PC maker posted its lowest revenue for a quarter since early 2020, noting ongoing weakness in demand for personal computers. Adjusted earnings per share of 80 cents beat expectations for 76 cents a share. CEO Enrique Lores said: “We are well-positioned to win in our markets and drive long-term sustainable growth as we make continued progress against our Future Ready plan.”
Although the revenue and EPS for HP (HPQ) give a sense of how its business performed in the quarter ended April 2023, it might be worth considering how some key metrics compare with Wall Street estimates and the year-ago numbers.
HP (HPQ) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 5.26% and 1.21%, respectively, for the quarter ended April 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Yahoo Finance Live's Seana Smith takes a look at several stocks trending in the after-hours trading session including HP Inc., Box, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
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Companies such as HP, Lenovo and Dell Technologies have seen demand ease from peaks hit during the pandemic, when work-from-home trends had driven up sales of laptops and other electronic devices. Sales for HP's Personal Systems segment - home to its desktop and notebook PCs - dropped 29% in the reported quarter, while the company's printing segment recorded a 5% fall. "From a demand perspective, especially on the consumer side, the second half is stronger," said CEO Enrique Lores in an interview with Reuters.
HP Inc. managed to beat on earnings amid a focus on managing its costs.
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) Second quarter GAAP diluted net earnings per share ("EPS") of $1.07, above the previously provided outlook of $0.40 to $0.50 per share Second quarter non-GAAP diluted net EPS of $0.80, within the previously provided outlook of $0.73 to $0.83 per share Second quarter net revenue of $12.9 billion, down 21.7% from the prior-year period Second quarter net cash provided by operating activities of $0.6 billion, free cash flow of $0.5 b
Investing.com - U.S. stock futures were trading within a tight range during Tuesday's evening trade, as market participants weighed the likelihood of U.S. Congress passing a debt deal ahead of a vote on the legislation as early as Wednesday.
Dell Technologies' (DELL) first-quarter fiscal 2024 performance is expected to have suffered from a sluggish PC market and unfavorable forex.
Investing.com -- Stocks in focus in premarket trade on Tuesday, May 30th. Please refresh for updates.
Investing.com -- A House committee is set to examine the debt ceiling deal, with investors hopeful that Congress will sign off on the agreement before a potential U.S. default on June 5. Meanwhile, HP Inc. prepares to report its latest earnings, while Cathie Wood sounds off on a recent surge in Nvidia shares.
Investing.com - U.S. stock futures were trading higher during Monday's evening deals after major benchmark averages remained closed for a public holiday, with news of a tentative deal between the Joe Biden administration and Republican lawmakers boosting sentiment.
The weak consumer demand for PCs, high inventory levels and unfavorable currency exchange rates are likely to have negatively impacted HP Inc.'s (HPQ) performance in the second quarter of fiscal 2023.
While accelerated digital transformation, acquisitions and partnerships are likely to have boosted Salesforce's (CRM) top line in Q1, cost-cutting initiatives are expected to have driven the bottom line.
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