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Markets up, shares of Lumentum fall after acquisition news

US Markets

U.S. stocks were in the green on Tuesday morning, with investors positive on news about additional fiscal stimulus. The Dow gained 0.70% to 30,929, the S&P 500 index jumped 0.70% to 3,788 and the Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.79%, to 12,903.


• Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) +2.3%

• Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) +0.53%

• McDonald´s (MCD) +0.47%

• NiSource Inc. (NI) +0.3%


• NOV Inc. (NOV) -7.1%

• Peloton Interactive, Inc. (PTON) -2.4%

• FMC Corporation (FMC) -1.7%

• AutoNation, Inc. (AN) -0.6%

Global Markets

The main European stock markets traded mostly in

100 Views    Omar Venerio    2021-01-19 14:55
These businesses are highly predictable

An investment strategy based on a buy and hold approach has more chance to prosper if the business is predictable. Such companies typically have a regular record of revenue per share and Ebitda per share, which often go hand in hand with strong long-term performance based on a 10-year study that GuruFocus conducted for the period from 1998 to 2008.

In light of the above, value investors may be interested in the following three companies, as they have high GuruFocus business predictability ratings.

Dollar General Corp

The first company that qualifies is Dollar General Corp (DG), a Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based

238 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2020-08-21 17:56
Advanced Micro Devices declines on 2nd-quarter results

U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve decided to cut interest rates by 0.25% to stimulate the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.94% to 26,942, the S&P 500 index dipped 0.75% to 2,990 and the Nasdaq Composite Index slipped 0.70% to 8,215.

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) fell more than 10% after announcing second-quarter results. The company posted earnings of 8 cents per share on $1.53 billion in revenue, reflecting a 13.1% decline from

26 Views    Omar Venerio    2019-07-31 20:33
Company posts strong cloud growth

Shares of Akamai Technologies (AKAM) jumped over 15% on Tuesday as the online content delivery network surpassed earnings estimates.

Akamai reported third-quarter revenue of $670 million, up 7% from the year-ago quarter and above the $664 million analysts were expecting. It beat earnings estimates by 11 cents, reporting 94 cents per share, up 47% from the year-ago quarter.

The Massachusetts-based company provides cloud services that allow speedier video streaming and e-commerce transactions, ensuring efficient delivery and optimization. Industry estimates predict an 18% compound annual growth rate for the web application firewall market.

Akamai is leveraging the demand for cloud security

80 Views    Shubham Jaipuria    2018-10-30 20:36
Akamai Technologies posts earnings beat

U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday morning after a volatile session on Monday, in which the Dow fluctuated by more than 900 points. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 245 points, or 1.02%, to 24,694, the S&P 500 index gained 0.98% to 2,667 and the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.90% to 7,113.

Shares of Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) jumped more than 13% on Tuesday after the company reported third-quarter earnings. The company posted earnings of 94 cents per share on $669.63 million in revenue, reflecting 7.2% year-over-year growth. It beat earnings estimates by 11 cents and revenue expectations by

16 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-10-30 16:47
Companies lose ground on quarterly results

Shares of Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) were lower on Wednesday after reporting second-quarter earnings per share of 83 cents on revenue of $662.76 million on Tuesday. The company beat earnings estimates by 3 cents and revenue estimates by $0.78 million.

"We are very pleased with our second quarter performance, highlighted by outstanding growth in our security portfolio, further improvement in our Media and Carrier Division, overall margin expansion and very strong non-GAAP earnings growth of 34% year-over-year," Dr. Tom Leighton, CEO, said.

Web Division revenue was $351 million, up 11% year over year, and Media

18 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-08-01 19:22
Infrastructure is not one monolithic entity, but rather five segments with multiple possibilities within each

Infrastructure often appears in the news, and should it get new funding or other catalyst, might well be a boon (or boom?) for many different types of companies.

In a bid to clarify the world of infrastructure, Miller/Howard Investments created an infographic showing the key elements (Miller/Howard is a Woodstock, New York-based firm that believes “financially strong companies with rising dividends offer the most consistent performance, as well as the highest added value”).

This image shows the top half of the map:

Infrastructure map part 1

The objective of this portion of the infographic is

108 Views    Robert Abbott    2018-02-27 19:31
Activist investor discloses 4th-quarter portfolio

Elliott Management leader Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) released his portfolio for the final quarter of 2017 last week, listing eight new holdings.

The well-known activist investor typically takes large stakes in underperforming companies and then pushes management to implement changes that will turn them toward profitability. Singer’s top five new buys for the quarter are Mednax Inc. (MD), Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM), Uniti Group Inc. (UNIT), Convergys Corp. (CVG) and QEP Resources Inc. (QEP).


Singer invested in 2.47 million shares of Mednax for an average price of $47.14 per share, giving it 0.83% portfolio space.


865 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-02-20 19:08
Details the CEO buys this past week from the following companies: Casa Systems, Akamai, Noble Energy, Vistra Energy, and WideOpenWest.

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of purchases is illustrated in the chart below:

Casa Systems CEO Bought 100,000 Shares

Casa Systems Inc. (CASA) President, CEO, and 10% Owner Jerry Guo bought 100,000 shares on December 19 at a price of $13.00. The price of the stock has increased by 16.23% since.

Casa Systems provides fixed, mobile, optical and Wi-Fi network solutions for ultra-broadband services. The company has a market cap of $1.21 billion. Its shares traded at $15.11 as of December

125 Views    Joy Hu    2017-12-26 19:56
Akamai Technologies, Pfizer, Pinnacle Entertainment gain, Penn National falls

Shares of Akamai Technologies, Inc.(AKAM) traded higher on Monday after activist fund Elliott Management disclosed a 6.5% stake in the company. Moreover, analysts at Credit Suisse upgraded the company to outperform from neutral and raised the price target to $75 from $55. Analyst Brad Zelnick cites an analysis in which an investor paying $80 per share would achieve an internal rate of return of 20% in five years.

Shares of Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN) were down after the company announced it struck a deal to acquire Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK). The transaction is valued at $2.8 billion

39 Views    Omar Venerio    2017-12-18 20:01
Details the CEO buys this past week from the following companies: RH, Akamai, American Assets, Community Healthcare Trust and CenturyLink

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of purchases is illustrated in the chart below:

RH CEO bought 10,300 shares

RH (RH) Chairman, CEO and 10% Owner Gary G. Friedman bought 10,300 shares on Dec. 12 at a price of $97.09. The price of the stock has increased by 2.62% since.

RH, formerly Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc., is a luxury brand in the home furnishings marketplace offering furniture, lighting, textiles, outdoor and garden products. It offers collections through its retail galleries, source books and websites. The company has a

94 Views    Joy Hu    2017-12-18 15:58
Boeing beats estimates, raises guidance

Wall Street is in the red on some companies reporting financial results. The S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite and Dow Jones Industrial Average all fell.

Shares of Boeing Co. (BA) were down in Wednesday premarket trading on the back of the company reporting financial results for its third quarter. EPS of $2.72 beat expectations by six cents and revenue of $24.3 billion beat estimates by $380 million and increased 1.7% year over year.

For the next quarter, the company expects cash flow of $12.5 billion, up from the previous forecast of $12.25 billion, due to improved performance. Further, full year EPS

85 Views    Omar Venerio    2017-10-25 15:35
Insiders purchase shares of Dell and Akamai

According to GuruFocus' Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week.

Dell-VMWare CEO bought 81,573 shares

Dell-VMWare Tracking Stock (DVMT) CEO Michael S. Dell bought 81,573 shares for $32.70 per share on Oct. 18.

Dell is an information technology company. It offers virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions, which enable organizations to manage IT resources across complex multicloud, multidevice environments. The company has a market cap of $63.572 billion. Its shares traded at $82.24 with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of -20.93 as of Oct. 20.

Total net revenue for the three months ended Aug. 4 were $19.299

87 Views    Joy Hu    2017-10-23 14:34
Insiders invest in Energy Transfer Partners, American Assets, Intrexon, Hostess and Akamai

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week.Â

Energy Transfer Partners CEO bought 1 million shares

Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) CEO Kelcy L. Warren bought 1 million shares for $18.65 per share on Aug. 15. The stock price has decreased by 2.09% since.

Energy Transfer Partners is engaged in crude oil operations that consist of an integrated set of pipeline, terminalling and acquisition and marketing of crude oil from producers to end-user markets. The company has a market cap of $21.317 billion. Its shares traded at $18.26 with a price-earnings (P/E)

190 Views    Joy Hu    2017-08-21 16:43
Insiders invest in Paycom, Intrexon, Akamai, Inovalon, Covanta

According to GuruFocus’ Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of purchases is illustrated in the chart below:

Paycom Software Inc. CEO bought 25,000 shares

Chad R. Richison, president, CEO and 10% owner of Paycom Software Inc. (PAYC), bought 25,000 shares for $45.73 per share on Dec. 13. The stock price has increased by 0.42% since then.

Paycom is a provider of cloud-based HCM software solutions delivered as software-as-a-service (saas). It provides functionality and data analytics that businesses need to manage the complete employment

201 Views    Joy Hu    2016-12-19 15:09
Insiders invest in PJT, Akamai, American Axle, NGL, Black Stone

According to GuruFocus’ Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of purchases is illustrated in the chart below:

PJT Partners CEO bought 35,000 shares

PJT Partners Inc. (PJT) Chairman and CEO Paul J. Taubman bought 35,000 shares for $29.73 per share on Nov. 15. The stock price has increased by 0.91% since.

PJT is an independent financial advisory firm. It provides strategic advisory, restructuring and reorganization and funds advisory services to corporations, financial sponsors, institutional investors and governments. The company has a market cap of $1.02 billion.

641 Views    Joy Hu    2016-11-21 17:44
Recently, these companies achieved their 52-week highs

According to GuruFocus' list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week highs.

Mastercard Inc. (MA) reached the 52-week high of $106.90

The company is a technology company in the payments industry that connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses, enabling them to use electronic forms of payment instead of cash and checks. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing and settlement, and deliver related products and services. It makes payments easier and more efficient by creating payment solutions and services using its family of brands, including MasterCard, Maestro and

1068 Views    yifan900    2016-11-01 20:47
CEOs' largest buys include Akamai, Ryman, OPKO, Cree

According to GuruFocus’ Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of purchases is illustrated in the chart below:

Akamai Technologies CEO bought 18,276 shares

Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) CEO F. Thomson Leighton bought 18,276 shares for $54.70 per share on Oct. 17. The stock price has increased by 5.43% since.

Akamai provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications. It has a market cap of $10.08 billion. Its shares traded at $57.67 per share as of Oct. 21Â with a price-earnings (P/E)

507 Views    Joy Hu    2016-10-24 15:58
Insider buys 18,276 shares

Thomson Leighton (Insider Trades), CEO of Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM), acquired 18,276 shares in the company on Oct. 17. The price per share was $54.70 for a total transaction of $99,697.

Akamai Technologies is a content delivery network (CDN) services company with a market cap of $9.87 billion.

One day after Leighton’s previously mentioned transaction, Akamai Executive Vice President and General Counsel Melanie Haratunian (Insider Trades) sold 2,575 shares for $56 per share. Leighton had conducted all of the nine insider purchases with the company year to date, amounting to 246,774 shares. Since 2013, Leighton has purchased

617 Views    Jennifer Chiou    2016-10-19 20:08
Recent study reveals most companies are poorly equipped against hackers

"When it comes to managing a data breach, having a response plan is simply not the same as being prepared," Michael Bruemmer, vice president at Experian Data Breach Resolution, said.

In a recent report sponsored by Experian Data Breach Resolution and conducted by Ponemon Institute, it was revealed that even though most companies have a plan in place to prepare for a data breach, most executives are not keeping these plans current nor are they confident in how effective these plans are. But it doesn’t stop with corporations. Recent concerns brought by FBI Director James Comey warns lawmakers that

814 Views    Adam Lawrence    2016-10-06 18:34

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