|Bid||32.80 x 800|
|Ask||32.86 x 3100|
|Day's Range||32.31 - 32.95|
|52 Week Range||30.13 - 39.33|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.34|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||6.42|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.00 (6.14%)|
|1y Target Est||35.48|
Sony's live TV streaming service, PlayStation Vue, announced this week it has become the first U.S. pay TV provider to integrate with Apple's TV app. Until now, Apple's TV app has featured content from both free and paid on-demand streaming apps like Hulu, Prime Video, HBO NOW, PBS Kids, The CW and others, along with those that require you log in with your pay TV credentials, like ABC, AMC, USA, SYFY, Showtime Anytime and many more.
CNBC's Jim Cramer prepares for what he thinks may be the "toughest" earnings week yet. The upcoming week of earnings reports may be the "toughest of all," CNBC's Jim Cramer warned after Friday's trading produced "the most treacherous up day" he'd seen in years. "We have more blowups in high-growth stocks, more disappointment in tech, more sadness in health care, and they're offset by just a fantastic pair of rallies in Procter & Gamble and PayPal ," the "Mad Money" host said.
"Halloween" is being released at a time when the horror genre, always a money maker, is raking in even bigger blockbuster grosses with the releases of films like "Get Out" and "A Quiet Place." Usually a domain for small-budget films, Hollywood has developed a fresh taste for big budget horror films, too, such as "It" and "The Conjuring 2."
'Halloween' is Fandango's biggest horror preseller of the year. This sequel is being released at a time when the horror genre, is raking in blockbuster grosses. Usually a domain for small-budget films, Hollywood has developed a fresh taste for big budget horror films.
The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is planning to run its first-ever 28 GHz (gigahertz) and 24 GHz millimeter wave (or mmWave) spectrum auctions in November. Wireless carriers such as Verizon (VZ), T-Mobile (TMUS), and AT&T (T), which expect to start offering 5G services nationally over the next few years, have expressed interest in the upcoming FCC spectrum auctions. Verizon’s total revenue is expected to have risen ~2.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $32.5 billion in the quarter that ended on September 30.
Ericsson (ERIC) is optimistic about 5G demand, which will likely be a key revenue driver going forward. AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), T-Mobile (TMUS), and Sprint (S), the four telecom carriers in the United States, are trying to beat each other in the 5G race. CEO Borje Ekholm stated, “We see very good momentum on 5G in North East Asia but also in North America as those two areas leading the way.
Verizon (VZ), the largest wireless service provider in the United States, is undertaking various cost-cutting efforts. Recently, the telecommunications company rolled out an initiative that seeks to encourage thousands of its employees to take early retirement. Verizon reported that its zero-based budgeting had realized $0.5 billion in cumulative cash savings in the first half of 2018.
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 19, 2018 / U.S. equities plunged on Thursday as worries over global growth weighed on the broader market and investors continued to digest the minutes from the Federal Reserve. "To me, this reflects a lack of trust in the Federal Reserve," said president at Icon Funds, Craig Callahan. "The market fears the Fed will over-tighten," he added.
Now let’s take a look at Verizon’s (VZ) spending on capex. Verizon has been investing heavily in capex to improve its network. Wall Street analysts expect Verizon’s capex spending to reach $4.4 billion in the third quarter.
In the previous part of this series, we looked at the latest analyst recommendations for Sprint (S) stock. The majority of analysts are suggesting a “hold.” Now let’s take a look at Sprint’s technical indicators and compare them to its peers in the telecommunications space. We’ll use the company’s RSI (relative strength index) score and moving averages, which are some of the most frequently used technical indicators.
On October 17, a US appeals court announced that it has decided to listen to the arguments related to the Justice Department’s (or DoJ) objection to AT&T’s (T) $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner on December 6. In July, the Department of Justice asked a federal appeals court to reverse the judge’s decision to approve the mega-merger, which closed on June 14, citing concerns that the deal would raise costs and harm consumers. AT&T’s merger with Time Warner was announced in October 2016 but underwent significant regulatory scrutiny.
Competitor Verizon Communications Inc races to deploy its next-generation 5G wireless service on mobile phones and in the home with speeds theoretically rivaling cable company products. Verizon launched its home internet 5G service in October, the first commercial offering of its kind in the United States. Comcast's high-speed internet business is one of its biggest contributors to revenue and profit as customers for its video services decline.
The major driver of Verizon’s (VZ) wireline segment is its Fios service. Verizon’s Fios is a fiber-optic network service that provides users with video, Internet, and voice services. Wall Street analysts expect Verizon to see a net loss of Fios video customers in the third quarter, as the company has continued to face stiff competition from over-the-top (or OTT) video streaming players.
Netflix (NFLX) posted better-than-expected subscriber numbers in the third quarter, which it reported on October 16. Netflix’s streaming subscriber additions totaled 6.96 million in the third quarter, better than the company’s expectations of an ~5.0 million increase. It also beat analysts’ expectations of 5.2 million subscriber additions.