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Why Applied Materials Is a Great Growth Stock for 2018

14h zacks
Shares of Applied Materials (AMAT - Free Report) surged over 5% on Wednesday to inch closer to their 52-week high as the company gets off to a hot start in the New Year, following a stellar 2017. (54-0)

Netflix (NFLX) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

2018-01-17 zacks
Netflix Inc. (NFLX - Free Report) is set to report fourth-quarter 2017 results on Jan 22. The company has beaten the Zack Consensus Estimate twice in the past four quarters, delivering an average positive surprise of 1.25%. Last quarter, the company reported earnings of 29 cents per share, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 32 cents, but increased 141.7% year over year. Revenues increased 30. (73-0)

Lam Research Gains as Susquehanna Ups Rating, Target Price

2018-01-17 zacks
Lam Research’s (LRCX - Free Report) price target was recently raised by 25% to $250 from $200 by Susquehann. The analyst also raised its rating from Neutral to Strong Positive. (66-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Texas Instruments, Mondelez, Colgate, Tesla and Applied Materials

2018-01-17 zacks
Chicago, IL – Jan 17, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Texas Instruments (TXN - Free Report) , Mondelez (MDLZ - Free Report) , Colgate (CL - Free Report) , Tesla (TSLA - Free Report) and Applied Materials (AMAT - Free Report) . (120-0)

Oracle Unveils MICROS Compact Workstation 310 POS Solution

2018-01-16 zacks
Adding to its line of purpose-built, point-of-service-solutions, Oracle Corporation (ORCL - Free Report) launched the Oracle MICROS Compact Workstation 310 point-of-sale (POS) terminal. Launched at National Retail Federation (NRF) 2018, workstation 310 is a rugged, high performance workstation in a compact form factor. (122-0)

Top Analyst Reports for Texas Instruments, Mondelez & Colgate

2018-01-16 zacks
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Texas Instruments (TXN), Mondelez (MDLZ) and Colgate (CL). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today. (108-0)

4 Best Technology Stocks for Growth Investors Right Now

2018-01-16 investorplace
The year 2017 was a blockbuster for investors as all the three major indices indicating the health of the U.S. market closed at record levels. An improved economic data for GDP, steady job additions, a favorable Consumer Confidence Index as well as factory activity data kept investors optimistic about the economy. (137-0)

Netflix Grows Global Content, Brings French Film Blockbuster

2018-01-16 zacks
Recently, Netflix Inc. (NFLX - Free Report) announced that it is set to exclusively premiere July Hygreck’s debut film, Blockbuster on the platform. The romantic comedy, starring Charlotte Gabris and Syrus Shahidi in the leading role, will be available on the streaming platform from Jan 24. Per the blog post, “If you like laughters, if like a good cry, if you like life, if you like Paris, if you like romantic comedies, if you like big blockbusters, if you like small blockbusters: you are going to like our Blockbuster. (105-0)

Alibaba's Taobao Back on the List of Most Notorious Markets

2018-01-16 zacks
Alibaba Group Holding Limited’s (BABA - Free Report) Taobao was recently put on United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) annual list of world’s most “notorious markets”, for the second consecutive year, along with 24 other online markets and 18 physical markets. (177-0)

4 Best Technology Stocks for Growth Investors Right Now

2018-01-16 zacks
The year 2017 was a blockbuster for investors as all the three major indices indicating the health of the U.S. market closed at record levels. An improved economic data for GDP, steady job additions, a favorable Consumer Confidence Index as well as factory activity data kept investors optimistic about the economy. (169-0)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Boeing, Chesapeake Energy, Eli Lilly, Gilead, Micron, NVIDIA, P&G, Qualcomm and Many More

2018-01-16 247wallst
Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning, for basically more of the same in gains almost every day of the new year. Now that the bull market is nearly nine years old, investors are deciding how to position their portfolios for 2018 and beyond. Investors are also looking for new ideas to generate income and gains. (498-0)

Fujifilm Downgraded on Oceania Market Distress & Macro Risks

2018-01-15 zacks
Zacks Investment Research downgraded FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (FUJIY - Free Report) to a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) from a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) on Jan 15, 2018. Going by the Zacks model, stocks carrying a Zacks Rank #4 are likely to perform weaker than the broader market in the next one to three months. (94-0)

Oracle Extends Alliance With Samsonite for Cloud Services

2018-01-15 zacks
Oracle Corporation (ORCL - Free Report) recently announced extension of its alliance with Samsonite Europe, following which the latter will integrate Oracle’s Order Broker Cloud Service to enhance customer experience. (116-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Gartner, Alphabet, Microsoft and Apple

2018-01-15 zacks
Chicago, IL – Jan 15, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Gartner Inc. (IT - Free Report) , Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL - Free Report) , Microsoft Corporation (MSFT - Free Report) and Apple (AAPL - Free Report) . (318-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF, Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Pure Value ETF, Bill Barrett, AK Steel Holdings and Huntsman

2018-01-15 zacks
Chicago, IL – Jan 15, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF (RZV - Free Report) , Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Pure Value ETF (RFV - Free Report) , Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG - Free Report) , AK Steel Holdings (AKS - Free Report) and Huntsman Corporation (HUN - Free Report) . (87-0)

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