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Why User Growth Is Still King For Netflix

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Shares of Netflix (NFLX - Free Report) climbed to hit a new all-time intraday high on Monday, only one week before the company is scheduled to report Q4 earnings. As Netflix and investors gear up for Jan. 22, one metric remains king for the online streaming giant: user growth. (154-2)

U.S. IPO Weekly Recap: Energy Heats Up In The First 4 IPOs Of 2018

2018-01-15 seekingalpha
Four companies raised a combined $1.2 billion in the first active week of 2018. Fracking services provider Liberty Oilfield Services upsized its offering and traded up 28%, the best first day pop for an energy IPO since 2014. On the other hand, Industrial REIT Industrial Logistics Properties Trust priced its $480 million IPO well below the range and traded down 3%. Continuing a theme of 2017, two blank check companies also priced this week. (92-0)

Leaf Group: There's Something Compelling About This Small-Cap Name

2018-01-15 seekingalpha
It derives advertising revenues from a collection of lifestyle websites and transaction revenues from art e-commerce websites. (103-0)

Facebook: Buy The Dip, But Keep This In Mind

2018-01-15 seekingalpha
Facebook's (FB) moat is deep and wide, providing the company with significant leeway in the shorter term to steer the long-term direction of the company to the benefit of consumers; and therefore, the long-term shareholders. (123-0)

Why Facebook's News Feed Revamp Was Right

2018-01-15 seekingalpha
Facebook recently announced it would be deprioritizing business, news, and organizational posts in its News Feed. (123-0)

Passive-Aggressive Activism

2018-01-14 seekingalpha
Activist investing has been a successful asset class for decades. I spent a hot minute as an activist, puking myself on to corporate boards over the objections of families (Sulzbergers), governors (Rick Snyder was chairman of Gateway), and fishermen (Eddie Bauer). The key attributes of an activist are being aggressive and a great investor. I proved to be just the former and would (mostly) go on boards, wreak havoc, and watch the stock decline. (404-3)

U.S. IPO Week Ahead: ADT Looks To Secure $2 Billion In 3-IPO Week

2018-01-13 seekingalpha
Headlined by security giant ADT's $2 billion offering, the third week of 2018 could see over $2.5 billion in IPO proceeds. For the second week in a row, we'll have an energy services provider and a REIT, with cold-storage REIT Americold Realty (Pending:COLD) and SCF-backed Nine Energy Service (Pending:NINE) both set to IPO. (89-0)

ICYMI: From Snap Maps to Wild Wings to smart toilets

2018-01-13 sfgate
In a week when an eight-letter word was added to the U.S. media vocabulary, this also happened: (97-0)

Facebook changes News Feed, investors click on ‘sad’

2018-01-13 themalaymailonline
Zuckerberg said late on Thursday the world's largest social network would adjust its centerpiece News Feed to prioritize what friends and family share. — AFP picSAN FRANCISCO, Jan 13 ― Shares of Facebook Inc fell more than 4 per cent yesterday and were on track for their worst session in more than three months after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes that he said would hit user engagement in the near term. (123-0)

These Indicators Show Instagram Will Form A Stronger Revenue Base Than Facebook

2018-01-12 seekingalpha
But the visual platform will eventually be bigger and better than its parent for many reasons, the most important of which is relevance to today's millennial audience. (123-0)

Trouble Is Brewing for Facebook, Inc. Stock

2018-01-12 investorplace
Roger McNamee thinks so. The early Facebook investor, venture capitalist and part-time rock-and-roll star posted a long article at The Washington Monthly warning that Facebook indeed has a problem with its product, which isolates people and makes them easy to manipulate. Democracy is at risk, he warned. (367-1)

Facebook changes News Feed; investors click on 'sad'

2018-01-12 in.reuters
(Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc (FB.O) fell more than 4 percent on Friday and were on track for their worst session in more than three months after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes that he said would hit user engagement in the near term. (123-0)

Investors click on 'Sad' as Facebook changes News Feed

2018-01-12 cbc.ca
Shares of Facebook Inc. fell more than four per cent on Friday and were on track for their worst session in more than three months after chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes that he said would hit user engagement in the near term. (123-0)

Facebook changes News Feed; investors click on 'sad' - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-12 channelnewsasia
Shares of Facebook Inc fell more than 4 percent on Friday and were on track for their worst session in more than three months after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes that he said would hit user engagement in the near term. (123-0)

Facebook’s Ad Business May Power Through News Feed Change - Bloomberg

2018-01-12 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (138-0)

Stock Research Report

Snap Inc. is a camera company.

Snap believe that reinventing the camera represents Its greatest opportunity to improve the way that people live and communicate. Its products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Its flagship product, Snapchat, is a camera application that was created to help people communicate through short videos and images. The company call each of those short videos or images a Snap. On average, 173 million people use Snapchat daily, and over 3.0 billion Snaps are created every day. On average, its users visit Snapchat more than 20 times per day and spend over 30 minutes on Snapchat every day.

Trends in User Metrics

User Engagement

The company define a Daily Active User as a registered Snapchat user who opens the Snapchat application at least once during a defined 24-hour period. The company measure average Daily Active Users for a particular quarter by calculating the averag...

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