Stock in News: Twitter (NASDAQ TWTR) Acquires Niche To Simplify Brand Connections

Twitter (NASDAQ TWTR) is trying rather desperately to get more content onto its website. The social media company has acquired Niche which would supposedly help social media stars connect with the brands. This new acquisition should be a major help to the social media stars as they would be connected rather well to the different brands. The terms of the deal between Twitter and Niche … Continue reading Stock in News: Twitter (NASDAQ TWTR) Acquires Niche To Simplify Brand Connections

Polypore International (NYSE:PPO) – Fourth Quarter Earnings Review

Polypore (NYSE:PPO) reported adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $0.31 (down 14%), above the consensus estimate of $0.29. The $0.31 figure excludes $0.87 associated with the operations and gain on sale of the Microporous business, which was reported in discontinued operations. During the quarter, EPS were unfavorably affected by about $0.04-$0.05 due to a higher-than-expected tax rate. Polypore reported consolidated revenue of $169 million (up … Continue reading Polypore International (NYSE:PPO) – Fourth Quarter Earnings Review

PRGX Global First Look at Q4 Results

After the markets closed on Monday, February 24, PRGX (NASDAQ:PRGX) reported fourth-quarter results that we believe are better than they appear at first blush. The headline results show a revenue shortfall of about $3 million relative to the consensus and a GAAP loss per share of $0.22, which are far below the consensus of about $0.01. The shortfall was entirely attributable to the company‚Äôs new … Continue reading PRGX Global First Look at Q4 Results

Zulily (NASDAQ:ZU) Posts Stunningly Good Fourth Quarter

Zulily (NASDAQ:ZU) needed to deliver upside to consensus projections in the fourth quarter, and the magnitude of the top- and bottom-line beat was more than adequate.. The doubling of the active customer base year-to-year is encouraging, and the leverage on marketing spending highlights that there is still significant untapped demand. Flow-through to profitability on higher revenues was exceptional; adjusted EBITDA were double consensus estimates. The … Continue reading Zulily (NASDAQ:ZU) Posts Stunningly Good Fourth Quarter

Notable Analyst Actions: Cara Therapeutics, Intrawest Resorts, TIVO, TriQuint Semiconductor, Meredith; Basic Energy Services

Analysts at JMP Securities have initiated coverage of mountain resort operator Intrawest Resorts Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SNOW) with a Market Perform rating. The price target has been set at $17 a share. In pre-market activity, SNOW shares are unchanged at $8.07, and move within a 52-week range of $10.80 – $14.67. Shares of Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) climbed in Tuesday’s pre-market session, as Janney Capital Markets started … Continue reading Notable Analyst Actions: Cara Therapeutics, Intrawest Resorts, TIVO, TriQuint Semiconductor, Meredith; Basic Energy Services

Stock in Action: Microsoft (NASDAQ MSFT) Updates Windows 10 Preview with Universal Office

Microsoft (NASDAQ MSFT) can do no wrong at this point of time. The tech giants are on their way to release Windows 10. After releasing the technical preview of Windows 10 on February 13th, Microsoft have made the big technical preview available as an open project. Several changes are being made to it and it seems only a matter of time after which Microsoft would … Continue reading Stock in Action: Microsoft (NASDAQ MSFT) Updates Windows 10 Preview with Universal Office