Saturday, February 25, 2017

Week in review: HP, Fitbit, Garmin, Zebra, Universal Display earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple stock pauses after hitting all-time high, gets price-target hike. (Feb. 24, 2017)

Nvidia fall stemmed by reassuring analyst comments. (Feb. 24, 2017)

OLED tech firm Universal Display hits record high after Q4 beat. (Feb. 24, 2017)

New America: How one bank rose from crisis to new stock highs. (Feb. 24, 2017)

OLED tech leader Universal Display beats Q4 goals, will pay dividend. (Feb. 23, 2017)

HP breaks out on Q1 beat; Fitbit up on in-line Q4. (Feb. 23, 2017)

Zebra Technologies earns its stripes with Q4 earnings beat. (Feb. 23, 2017)

Nvidia breaks support as analysts say sell; Impinj initiated at buy. (Feb. 23, 2017)

Fitbit’s holiday season was even worse than feared; More losses ahead. (Feb. 22, 2017)

HP beats Q1 expectations on strong PC sales. (Feb. 22, 2017)

Apple poised to unveil new iPads before headquarters opens this spring. (Feb. 22, 2017)

Buy AMD, Broadcom, Nvidia; Sell Intel, chip analyst says. (Feb. 22, 2017)

Garmin beats Q4 targets on strong fitness, outdoor device sales. (Feb. 22, 2017)

5 stocks likely to benefit from Apple iPhone 8 upgrade supercycle. (Feb. 21, 2017)

Photo: Zebra Technologies display at the NRF Big Show 2017. (Zebra)

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Week in review: Applied Materials, NetEase, Impinj earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Broadcom, Skyworks jump on iPhone 8 speculation. (Feb. 17, 2017)

NetEase gets price-target hike on “blowout” Q4 earnings. (Feb. 17, 2017)

Apple prepares to make iPhones in India; Stock near high. (Feb. 17, 2017)

Recent chip IPO Impinj tumbles on weak Q1 EPS guidance. (Feb. 17, 2017)

RFID chipmaker Impinj tops Q4 estimates, undershoots Q1 forecasts. (Feb. 16, 2017)

NetEase rockets, leads Chinese internet stocks higher. (Feb. 16, 2017)

Apple locks in developers conference; Stock takes a breather. (Feb. 16, 2017)

Chip gear maker Applied Materials wavers after Q1 beat and raise. (Feb. 16, 2017)

Applied Materials beats Q1 targets, guides higher, stock rises. (Feb. 15, 2017)

Apple stock hits record high on cash return talk; Gets price-target hike. (Feb. 15, 2017)

Possible OLED use in Apple phones seen boosting two screen tech firms. (Feb. 15, 2017)

Apple stock hits record high as company orders OLED displays for iPhone 8. (Feb. 14, 2017)

Chipmaker ON Semiconductor gets price-target hikes. (Feb. 14, 2017)

Applied Materials seen posting accelerating Q1 growth. (Feb. 13, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 could be late to AR smartphone game. (Feb. 13, 2017)

Apple gets price-target hike on AR-enabled iPhone 8. (Feb. 13, 2017)

ON Semiconductor jumps on Q4 sales, earnings beat. (Feb. 13, 2017)

Photo: Promotional art for NetEase game “Revelation Online” (NetEase)

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Week in review: Nvidia, Activision, iRobot, CDW earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple car tops consumer wish list for iPhone maker. (Feb. 10, 2017)

Intel down after analyst day; Monolithic Power rises on Q4 report. (Feb. 10, 2017)

Nvidia sinks on in-line Q1 sales outlook, higher expenses. (Feb. 10, 2017)

Activision Blizzard soars on Q4 beat; Stock hits buy point. (Feb. 10, 2017)

Nvidia earnings, sales crush views as demand booms in all markets, but guidance is so-so. (Feb. 9, 2017)

Prospects dimming for Facebook’s Oculus Rift virtual-reality headsets. (Feb. 9, 2017)

NetEase retreats from buy point ahead of Q4 earnings. (Feb. 9, 2017)

IRobot glitches on 2017 guidance, though beats Q4 views. (Feb. 9, 2017)

MaxLinear beats Q4 targets, but sales guidance lags, stock falls. (Feb. 8, 2017)

Apple gets price-target hike on “super-long” iPhone 8 cycle. (Feb. 8, 2017)

Intel heeds President Trump’s call for U.S. manufacturing investment. (Feb. 8, 2017)

Momo breaks out, leads Chinese internet stocks. (Feb. 8, 2017)

Microchip spikes on Q3 beat; Inphi seesaws after Q4 report. (Feb. 8, 2017)

“Grand Theft Auto” video game maker slays Q3 targets. (Feb. 8, 2017)

Inphi, Microchip hurdle Wall Street’s December-quarter targets. (Feb. 7, 2017)

Apple took 92% of smartphone industry profits in Q4. (Feb. 7, 2017)

Nvidia shakes off recent sell-off, climbs to record high. (Feb. 7, 2017)

IT systems reseller CDW hits record high on Q4 earnings. (Feb. 7, 2017)

Apple iPhone losing ground in China smartphone market. (Feb. 6, 2017)

Chip gear maker Applied Materials gets price-target hike. (Feb. 6, 2017)

Nvidia stock gets caution flags ahead of Q4 earnings report. (Feb. 6, 2017)

Photo: Nvidia Quadro processors. (Nvidia)

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Week in review: Apple, GoPro, Fitbit earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple Music, Spotify lead in streaming tunes, but it’s early days. (Feb. 4, 2017)

Nintendo, Google, Wix fight for attention at Super Bowl LI. (Feb. 3, 2017)

GoPro stock goes lower on Q4 sales miss, weak guidance. (Feb. 3, 2017)

Brooks Automation, Ultratech lead chip gear sector higher. (Feb. 2, 2017)

Apple supplier Cirrus Logic hammered; Nvidia gets price-target hike. (Feb. 2, 2017)

Marvell upgraded; AMD, Macom, Micron, Advanced Energy get PT hikes. (Feb. 1, 2017)

How many watches did Apple sell last quarter? (Feb. 1, 2017)

Qualcomm lawsuit was “last resort,” Apple CEO says. (Feb. 1, 2017)

Apple stock hits 18-month high, scores slew of price-target hikes. (Feb. 1, 2017)

5 takeaways from Apple’s “outstanding” Q1 report. (Feb. 1, 2017)

Apple crushes fiscal Q1 estimates, stock jumps late. (Jan. 31, 2017)

Fitbit deemed unfit by several Wall Street firms. (Jan. 31, 2017)

Advanced Energy powers to 16-year high on Q4 beat, then reverses. (Jan. 31, 2017)

FANG stocks: Google undercuts buy point; Amazon, Facebook test theirs. (Jan. 30, 2017)

Video game publisher Activision added to Wedbush “Best Ideas List.” (Jan. 30, 2017)

Apple seen returning to sales growth in December quarter. (Jan. 30, 2017)

Fitbit slashes expectations for Q4, year ahead; shifts to smartwatches. (Jan. 30, 2017)

Photo: Gabby Reece does a handstand while wearing a Fitbit Charge 2.