Our TWTR shares are now underwater, but I'm not selling.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Saturday, April 25, 2015
It appears as though Amazon.com's "cloud" is working well.
31 days + 28 days + 31 days equals 90 days.
Free cash flow: $3.69 billion.
Capital expenditures: $2.927 billion.
Number of Googlers: 55,419 (53,600 end of 2014; 46,170 year ago).
Effective tax rate: 22%.
"Cash" on 31 March 2015: $65.436 billion.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Capital expenditures for the first quarter of 2015 were $502 million.
Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities – Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities were $12.41 billion at the end of the first quarter of 2015.
Free cash flow – Free cash flow for the first quarter of 2015 was $1.20 billion.
I don't why Facebook's tax rates are so high.
GAAP income tax expense for the first quarter of 2015 was $420 million, representing a 45% effective tax rate. Non-GAAP effective tax rate would have been approximately 35%.
FB closed today (02014.04.22) at $84.63. 52-week range: $54.66 - $86.07. FB was down ~1.3% in after hours trading.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
YHOO closed today (02015.04.21) at $44.49. 52-week range: $32.93 - $52.62.
From the press release: "In the first quarter we delivered significant earnings growth as a result of strong demand for products across our sequencing portfolio," stated Jay Flatley, CEO. "While the genomics market remains nascent, our best-in-class product offerings are accelerating adoption, setting the stage for a robust 2015."
ILMN closed today at $199.50. 52-week range: $128.38 - $213.33.
It appears Wall Street did not like the following statement from iRobot's CEO Colin Angle: "Based on our Q1 results and our outlook for the rest of 2015, we continue to expect revenue of $625 to $635 million, driven by Home Robot growth. We are reducing the high end of our EPS and Adjusted EBITDA ranges..."
IRBT closed today (02015.04.21) at $33.20, down 3.4%. 52-week range: $28.05 - $42.00.