What happened Shares of solar manufacturer SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR) fell 10.6% in February, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after a few disappointing trends emerged in the company's fourth-quarter earnings report. So what SunPower's core operation of manufacturing and selling solar panels has performed reasonably...
What happened Shares of business software specialist Zendesk (NYSE: ZEN) beat the market last month by gaining 12% compared to a 4% decline in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. ^SPX data by YCharts. That jump added to a dramatic rally for shareholders, who watched the...
With segment revenue rising 21% year over year, theme parks may have been the biggest highlight in Walt Disney's (NYSE: DIS) fiscal 2018 first-quarter earnings report. But there's no escaping the fact that ESPN accounts for a huge slice of Disney's business. The sports network makes up the bulk...
What happened Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ: SNCR) shares beat the market last month by gaining 16% compared to a 4% decrease in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. ^SPX data by YCharts. That rally erased just a tiny portion of the losses that long-term shareholders have seen...
In a preliminary report of its full-year 2017 earnings, German luxury-vehicle maker BMW AG (NASDAQOTH: BAMXF) said on March 8 that its operating profit rose 5.3% in 2017 from a year ago, to 9.88 billion euros ($12.23 billion). BMW's profit increased year over year despite a jump in spending on...
Image source: The Motley Fool. Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference CallMarch 7, 2018 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Hello and welcome to today's webcast. My name is Jen, and I'll be your web event specialist today. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent...
What happened Shares of Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) took a dive last month after the struggling office-supply retailer turned in disappointing guidance for 2018 fourth-quarter earnings results and sales growth came up short. According to S&P Global Market Intelligence, the stock lost 19% in February. As the chart below...
Recently, I identified Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVGW) as a "tiny, mighty dividend stock" due to its growth potential and steady dividend increases. This week, the avocado seller reported first-quarter fiscal 2018 earnings. Let's check in on Calavo's results, review the overall avocado industry, and examine a compelling opportunity...
When applied to growing businesses, the law of large numbers states that any company growing too fast in comparison with its peers will eventually begin to revert to the industry average. This is not only due to competitive reasons, but also the fact that the larger a company becomes,...
Devon Energy Corp (NYSE: DVN) gave investors a double dose of disappointment in late February. Not only did its fourth-quarter earnings report fall well short of expectations due to production problems, but the company didn't join most of its large shale producing peers in announcing a big cash return...