Category Archives: Earnings Release

Zynga Ride Continues With Acquisition Of Mobile Gaming Company And More Layoffs

Zynga sees surge after news of acquisition and layoffs and earnings release. NaturalMotion acquired by Zynga Yesterday, Zynga announced that it had acquired NaturalMotion, a creator of mobile games and animation software. Zynga will pay $391 million in cash and … Continue reading

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Emulex Workforce Reduction to Ax 10% In Restructuring Plan

There’s a lot of end-of-year activity at Emulex as it announces plans to ax 10% of its employees in a workforce reduction and tries to find its way back to financial and shareholder relations health. Earlier this week, Emulex announced … Continue reading

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Electronic Arts Online and Mobile Strategies Show How They Both Destabilize And Provide Opportunities For Game Makers

Latest SEC filing shows growth in some areas and an impact on income.   Electronic Arts’ online and mobile sectors are proving challenging to integrate into a physical game world, with impacts on business strategy and financial planning. For regular readers, … Continue reading

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Pandora Issues Earnings Release – Some Preliminary Thoughts

There’s some good news, some not so good news in Pandora’s latest earnings release. Pandora has been on a pretty good run since this summer, from hanging out in the teens to hanging out around $30/share.  Good for them. Pandora … Continue reading

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Apple Rises and Falls After Earnings – A Quick Behind the Numbers

Apple rises a little bit after earnings release. A preliminary behind the numbers. As of this writing, Apple closed up 0.74%, but lost 0.84% in after hours trading, following the release of Q4 earnings. Whether this release was good or … Continue reading

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Apple Rises After Earnings Release – A Bit Behind the Numbers And A Look Ahead

Apple rises on earnings increase, but behind the numbers lurk concerns about a maturing product line. As of this writing, Apple closed up 5.14%, plus an additional 0.11% in after hours trading, following the release of Q3 earnings. Apple seems to … Continue reading

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If It Quacks Like a Duck, It Must Be AFLAC’s Earnings Release Getting Kicked Around Ninja-Style By A Weaker Yen/Dollar Exchange Rate

Claims that you should ignore exchange rates when reviewing financials, or at least consider what would happen if there was no economic impact to exchanging currency.  What if, say, you wanted to use that currency for something? Aflac released its … Continue reading

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Facebook Releases Earnings, Narrative Confirms Our Previous Theory Regarding Future Business Strategy Even As Sources of Earnings Struggle

Facebook (FB), Zuckerberg recognize the source of future growth and declare ‘Mobile’ as the future of the Facebook business. A brilliant analysis once declared that: “A quick look at Facebook’s recent Form 10-Q shows that Facebook is well-aware of the … Continue reading

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Opps Tracker Pick Emulex to Announce Earnings This Week

Emulex Corp. (ELX), an Opps Tracker pick, is scheduled to release earnings on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Emulex is down from our Opps Tracker price point of $7.41.  However, we did not pick Emulex on fundamental analysis.  Rather, as we … Continue reading

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Another Round of Hyperbole for the Apple Earnings Release

Geez, the way people are talking, you’d think that there is gigantic, smoldering hole in the ground in Cupertino where a cell phone designer used to be. A broken company? A Wall Street tragedy?

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