|Bid||113.81 x 1000|
|Ask||113.95 x 1000|
|Day's Range||113.51 - 115.13|
|52 Week Range||72.92 - 115.13|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||53.64|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.68 (1.48%)|
|1y Target Est||121.82|
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is launching its Advanced Solutions Lab (or ASL) in Japan, the company announced at its Cloud Next 2018 event in Tokyo recently.
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Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google has introduced a new tool for its G-Suite business customers. With the Work Insights tool, Google could help its business customers in their digital transformations by pointing them to areas where they may want to do more training for employees to better align everyone with the organization’s digital objectives. G-Suite is the brand name of Google’s cloud productivity and collaboration apps, with prices starting at $10 per user per month for business customers.
"What's going to be left of the technology sector is going to be largely driven by the hardware and the software and services space," explained Lindsey Bell, investment strategist at CFRA Research, on CNBC's " Trading Nation " on Thursday. Among the biggest changes, Facebook FB and Google parent Alphabet GOOGL moved out of tech into the new sector. Apple and Microsoft as the two biggest drivers should continue to lead gains in the tech sector, says Bell.
After the bell Friday, around $2.8 trillion in equities reshuffled into the newly created communications services sector. Those changes leave the tech sector looking a little different to investors.
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When it released its second-quarter results on August 15, Tencent (TCEHY) said it was exploring several initiatives to stimulate growth. The company noted that it was exploring the idea of launching its popular games in more international markets. According to Eikon data cited by Reuters, Tencent is heavily dependent on the Chinese market, as only 5.0% of its revenues came from international operations in 2016.
None of the four fabled FANG stocks— (ticker: FB), (AMZN), (NFLX), and (GOOGL)—pay any dividends at all. (MSFT), for example, this week declared a quarterly dividend of 46 cents a share—a 9.5% increase and the latest in a steady stream of gains by the enterprise software and cloud-services giant. “You’ve seen a lot of these big companies mature in their life cycle, and part of it is that as they mature, how they allocate capital changes a little bit,” says Mike Barclay, co-manager of the Columbia Dividend Income fund.
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Investing.com - Technology stocks led the rally midday, rebounding from weakness in the previous day led by software and chip stocks.
Adobe is nearing an acquisition of Marketo, sources said. Private equity firm Vista bought software company Marketo for $1.8 billion in 2016. Adobe will pay substantially more, the people said.
Cloud services company Oracle (ORCL) recently announced a $12 billion increase to its share repurchase program, which shows that the company is banking on growing its cash flows and expects its earnings growth to continue. Share buybacks also boosted the company’s earnings in its first quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended on August 31, 2018.
On September 19, IBM (IBM) introduced cloud-based bias-detection software that can manage the integration of AI (artificial intelligence) in any business. The use of machine learning has increased substantially, and enterprises are looking to improve their performance and decision-making processes through better analysis of available data. Sometimes deploying complicated machine learning concepts into client models can present issues, and IBM’s bias-detection software helps to avoid such confusion by automatically recognizing bias and resolving the problem.
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is investing $140.0 million to expand its data center in Chile. Google parent Alphabet generated second-quarter revenues of $1.8 billion from Latin America and other American markets outside the United States.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC is using a new artificial intelligence platform to drive its efforts in predictive maintenance and spread AI-powered applications across the company. The goal is to make machine learning and other tools more widely available across Shell, developing and deploying AI applications at scale, Yuri Sebregts, Shell’s executive vice president of technology and chief technology officer, tells CIO Journal. Shell also is using artificial intelligence tools from Bonsai, a company Microsoft bought earlier this year that builds software to help computers run autonomously.
On September 19, CA Technologies (CA) formed a strategic alliance with Swisscom, a leading telecom operator, to build an innovative Open Banking Hub. The main purpose of creating the hub is to offer a secured platform to different financial institutions to easily link with third parties, which also includes financial tech startup companies. The partnership might enhance customer service by launching innovative products and services.
The company topped Wall Street expectations on earnings on the back of share buybacks. Foreign currency headwinds and US-China trade war fears also weighed on the stock. Out of the 36 analysts covering Oracle, 18 analysts have rated the stock a “buy,” while 18 analysts rated the stock as a “hold.” Only one analyst has given the stock a “sell” rating.
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