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  • Huge Growth Opportunities for This Online Marketplace Company

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 15, 2013 | Tickers: MOVE, TRLA, Z

    Shareholders of Trulia (NYSE: TRLA) are definitely in a good mood following the company's robust earnings report. The real estate portal website reported better than expected earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2013, and as a result, there was a surge in the company's stock price. 

    Trulia is an online marketplace for renting, buying and selling homes with its headquarters in San Francisco. The company went public more »

  • This Company’s Higher Top Line Impacted Its Quarterly Earnings

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 12, 2013 | Tickers: BWLD, DPZ, PZZA

    Papa John’s (NASDAQ: PZZA) operates in the Retail Restaurants industry and has been making waves with its pizza restaurant chain. The company operates and also franchises pizza delivery and restaurants under its trademark with approximately 4, 252 restaurants in 34 countries as at June 30, 2013. The company’s stock is currently trading within the $70 range with a market cap of $1.5 billion. Recently, Papa John’s more »

  • A Bull To Reckon With In The Automotive Industry

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 11, 2013 | Tickers: AXL, GNTX, LEA

    Even though the advancement in technology has aided in increasing the quality and durability of automobiles, there will always be the need for replacement parts and this is where the Automotive Parts industry comes in. Lear (NYSE: LEA) operates in this industry with its focus mainly on seating and electrical distribution systems. The Tier 1 supplier was founded in 1917 and currently has a market cap of $6.56 billion more »

  • A Small Cap Pharma Stock With Huge Growth Potentials

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 10, 2013 | Tickers: AVNR, BMY, CADX

    It is no longer news that a company’s earnings, including revenues and net income, usually play an important role in determining whether the company’s stock is headed up or down. Cadence Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CADX) felt a bite of this simple truth when last week, it reported mixed quarterly earnings results. The report showed that the company beat analyst expectations in terms of revenues but when it came to more »

  • A Stock That Is Worthy of Your Time and Portfolio

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 5, 2013 | Tickers: BKW, PNRA, YUM

    Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA), founded in 1981 with its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, owns and franchises numerous retail bakery-cafes in the U.S. and Canada. Due to its ability to continually grow revenues and EPS, investors consider it a high-growth specialty eatery stock, but it seems that perception is beginning to change. This has more to do with the company’s recent earnings report.

    Panera reported a second quarter more »

  • Multiple Reasons Why Apple Remains a Strong Buy

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 2, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, BIDU, QCOM

    At the close of business on July 23, 2013, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported itsQthird fiscal 2013 financial results. The result showed the company performed well for the quarter, beating analysts estimates for its earnings per share and the company’s revenue for the quarter.

    Below is a bar chart showing Apple’s revenue over the past three fiscal third quarter periods.

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    The chart shows that there is a visible more »

  • Who Says Premium Quality Is Going out of Fashion?

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 2, 2013 | Tickers: DNKN, MCD, SBUX

    After coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported its third-quarter earnings at the close of business on July 25, the company’s stock surged higher. This stems from the fact that the company’s top- and bottom-line growth was on a par with analyst estimates. Starbucks reported total net revenues of $3.7 billion, a 13% increase when compared to the same quarter of the previous fiscal year. The shares rose more »

  • An Eventful Occurrence Leads To A Significant Rise In This Company’s Stock Price

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 1, 2013 | Tickers: AHPI, MRK, STXS

    Stereotaxis Inc. (NASDAQ: STXS) is a leadingSt. Louis,Missouri based Medical Appliances & Equipment developer with various remarkable cardiology robotic instrument navigation systems to its credit. It also offers information management solutions that benefit interventional laboratories.

    This company, whose stock has been trading below the $2.00 mark for quiet some time now experienced a magical boost due to an eventful occurrence on July 29, 2013 – Its Vdrive Robotic Navigation System more »

  • Even With The Accelerating Net Losses, This Stock Still Holds Hopes For Investors

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - July 30, 2013 | Tickers: CSC, KTOS, LMT

    Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) is a provider of mission critical products, services, and solutions. It operates in the Security Services, Aerospace, and Defense industries. The company’s services and products are available locally in the U.S. and internationally. It operates in two segments: Kratos Government Solutions (KGS) and Public Safety & Security (PSS) segments. Its primary end customers are mostly U.S. government agencies including the Department more »

  • A Small Cap Company Making Waves in the Business Services Industry

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - July 29, 2013 | Tickers: MDRX, MGLN, PFMT

    The Business Services industry is more about companies providing business-related services to other companies or organizations. It is an industry that is highly fragmented with companies offering a variety of services that includes debt collection, legal services, marketing and advertising, logistics and shipping, consulting, human resources, security, leasing, and facility management.

    This is the industry Performant Financial (NASDAQ: PFMT) operates in. The company was founded in 1976. Its headquarter is more »

  • Look Before You Leap With This Company

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - July 2, 2013 | Tickers: ACAD, PCYC, SGEN

    ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACAD) is a bio-pharmaceutical company that specializes in the innovation of small-molecule drugs that are used to treat complex neurological and Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders. The biotech firm is responsible for wonder drugs such as Pimavanserin, a drug that ACADIA is developing for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease Psychosis.

    ACADIA Pharmaceuticals’ stock has been massively bullish in the last one year, with current share price more »

  • For This Stock, It Is Hold or Get Ready to Move In

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - July 1, 2013 | Tickers: AIRM, ESRX, UNH

    Air Methods (NASDAQ: AIRM) is a global leader in air medical transportation and has been in the business for three decades. The company has more than 300 operation bases serving 48 states, in addition to eight maintenance centers and a national communications center. The firm’s stock has been undergoing heavy selling, and there are signs that the stock is oversold at this point.

    Air Methods shares closed on June more »

  • This Company’s Record Quarterly Earnings Is Driving Bullish Expectations

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - June 29, 2013 | Tickers: LMT, TDY, UTX

    Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) is a global leader in high-performance semiconductors and digital imaging technologies. The company has 1,000 employees worldwide, with headquarters in Ontario, Canada. The company designs, develops and manufactures digital imaging products and also provides MEMS products and services. Teledyne Technologies was incorporated in 1980.

    Teledyne Technologies’ stock is exhibiting a very strong uptrend, after the company smashed its own record for quarterly revenues and earnings more »

  • You Can Cash in on this Disappointment

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - June 28, 2013 | Tickers: GPN, VNTV, V

    Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a consumer money transfer and electronic payment processing company based inAtlanta. The firm has an extensive branch network consisting 883 retail branches in the US Canada, Europe andLatin America. It processes payment transactions for independent sales organizations, merchants, government agencies, financial institutions and multi-national corporations. Global Payments’ comprehensive line of payment processing solutions include debit and credit cards, electronic check conversion, check verification and more »

  • A Look at the Future of This Distressed Smartphone Maker

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - May 15, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, BBRY, NOK

    Nokia (NYSE: NOK), a long-time titan of mobile phone industry, is currently in a now-or-never situation to revive its business. The company is facing stiff competition, its sales are declining and the stock is tumbling. When the company announced its first-quarter earnings, investors wanted a reason to believe in the stock. But there was only despair, and shares declined 11.45% on the same day to $3.02.

    Declining sales more »

  • A Fundamental Perspective of 3 Giants of the Technology World

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - May 3, 2013 | Tickers: CSCO, INTC, IBM

    Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM), and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) are the giants of the technology world. These companies are providing products and services to different areas of information and communication technology. Importantly, these companies are the drivers of innovations in their respective segments. Here is a look at how these companies are placed from a fundamental perspective. 

     

     

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  • Top Three Performing NASDAQ 100 Stocks for 2013

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - May 1, 2013 | Tickers: CELG, LIFE, VRTX

    It should come as no surprise that year to date, the top three performing NASDAQ 100 stocks come from companies in the health care sector. Through April 26th, those companies were Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VRTX) Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) and Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE). As many analysts have predicted, the health care sector is performing exceptionally in 2013, asU.S. firms scramble for their piece of the pie in more »

  • Three Tech Giants Poised for Further Growth

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - May 1, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, AAPL, NFLX

    Three of the biggest names in today’s technology sector, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)), and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX), are well-positioned for future growth – each for different reasons. One of these companies is willing to sacrifice margins in favor of investments. One is patiently staying the course with proven products and cash reserves that could foretell an acquisition spree. And one is the clear leader in a space more »

  • These Reputed Stocks: Hold, Buy or Sell?

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - May 1, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, AAPL, IBM

    Much Talk About Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)

    Amazon.com Inc. is well known as a world’s top customer centric hub, where customers can explore and get anything they wish to purchase online. The gross profit margin of the company for the first quarter of financial year 2013 has improved significantly as compared to the similar period during a last year. Though the sales of the Amazon have increased, the overall more »

  • Computer Peripherals/Office Electronics: Performance Of The Top Players

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - April 16, 2013 | Tickers: CAJ, LXK, XRX

    With an expected annual growth rate of 8% over the next few years, the global market for computer peripherals is expected to be around $245 billion in 2015. The U.S. market is presently around $20 billion, and the anticipated economic turnaround is likely to help companies operating in this industry. Computer peripherals refers to electronic equipment connected to a computer by cables and includes items like keyboards, mouses, printers more »

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