A court ruling in his favor will signal to insurers and providers nationwide that states may choose to step in to protect consumers if a health company gains too much market power or consumers' access to care is otherwise threatened. A UPMC win could embolden health care companies to use dominant market positions to compete even more aggressively. The feud between the health care giants began in 2011 over pricing, payment rates and competition, roiling medical care in western Pennsylvania.
Microsoft (MSFT) reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter financial results. During the quarter, the tech giant reported revenue of $30.60 billion, which was better than consensus estimates of $29.86 billion in revenue. Microsoft earned $1.14 per share, exceeding analyst expectations of $1.00 earnings per share.
Tesla (TSLA) reported its first loss on an adjusted basis since the second quarter of 2018. The Palo Alto, California-based company posted an adjusted loss per share of $2.90 for its fiscal first quarter. This was wider than the $1.30 loss per share consensus analysts were expecting, according to Bloomberg-compiled data.
Carolina Financial Corp. CARO on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $14.5 million. The bank, based in Charleston, South Carolina, said it had earnings of 65 cents per share.
The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. The holding company for Investors Bank posted revenue of $267.4 million in the period.
SmarFinancial (SMBK) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.39 per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.43 per share. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of -9.30%. A quarter ago, it was expected that this bank holding company would post earnings of $0.32 per share when it actually produced earnings of $0.47, delivering a surprise of 46.88%.
In Chipotle's case, it pays to be an early adopter. In its first quarter earnings report, Chipotle reported a digital sales increase of 100.7 percent compared to the same period last year. The chain has gone all in on digital innovation, from equipping its stores to quickly and efficiently handle off-premise orders to launching a digital loyalty program last month that is already three million members strong, and the sales returns are rolling in.
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The employer, UnitedHealth Group Inc., allows workers to buy shares twice a year at a 15 percent discount. Shapiro's eureka moment prompted him to found Carver Edison, a fintech startup that provides interest-free loans to workers unable set aside money from their paychecks to buy stock on the cheap. The firm cleared a major regulatory hurdle in December, when the Internal Revenue Service determined that companies can let employees benefit from Carver's loans without jeopardizing the tax-exempt status of their ESPPs.
Many of us have faced excruciating silence while waiting to hear back from a prospective employer, only to wind up hearing nothing at all. New research from recruitment firm Randstad RAND-NL suggests that as many as two-thirds (66 percent) of United States managers have been snubbed by candidates who initially accepted a job offer, only to retract it — or disappear entirely — ahead of their start date. According to Randstad's study of 1,202 U.S. managers and employees, more than a third (43 percent) of Gen Z employees — those aged 22 and under — say they've accepted a job but then bailed on the offer.
Getting your asset allocation right is one of the fundamental rules of building a portfolio. At its most basic level, this might be 60% in the S&P 500 and 40% in investment-grade U.S. corporate bonds, says David Koch, senior wealth advisor at Halbert Hargrove. There are a plethora of mutual and exchange-traded funds that invest in stocks and bonds, making it easy to achieve a 60/40 split, Koch says.
Polarizing electric car maker Tesla reported earnings after a long delay on Wednesday after the close, and like many things Tesla, it was a mixed bag. Non-GAAP EPS came in at a negative $2.90, below a negative $1.15 consensus, while revenue was $4.54 billion, below a $5.42 billion consensus. On the other hand, Tesla revised its 2019 capex budget to a range of $2 billion to $2.5 billion from a prior level of $2.5 billion, and expects to deliver 90,000-100,000 vehicles in Q2, ahead of a consensus of 91,000 vehicles.
In 2019, investors have been looking for stocks to buy — not stocks to sell. A broad market selloff toward the end of last year admittedly created some bargains. Key sectors like energy, semiconductors and software offered their share of bargains.
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Microsoft Corp on Wednesday briefly topped $1 trillion in value for the first time after executives predicted continued growth for its cloud computing business. The Redmond, Washington-based company beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and revenue, powered by an unexpected boost in Windows revenue and brisk growth in its cloud business which has reached tens of billions of dollars in sales. Microsoft shares rose 4.4% to $130.54 in late trading after the forecast issued on a conference call with investors, pushing the company ahead of Apple Inc's $980 billion market capitalisation.
The market expects Macquarie (MIC) to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on lower revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended March 2019. The earnings report, which is expected to be released on May 1, 2019, might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations. While management's discussion of business conditions on the earnings call will mostly determine the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations, it's worth having a handicapping insight into the odds of a positive EPS surprise.
Qualcomm (QCOM) is expected to deliver a year-over-year decline in earnings on lower revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended March 2019. The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on May 1. While management's discussion of business conditions on the earnings call will mostly determine the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations, it's worth having a handicapping insight into the odds of a positive EPS surprise.
Capstone Mining Corp. CSFFF) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $8.3 million. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had profit of 2 cents per share.
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Tesla is weeks away from offering insurance on its vehicles, CEO Elon Musk told investors and analysts on a conference call, moving to help its lease holders save money on high premiums. After reporting a first quarter share loss that was far worse than Wall Street's estimates, Musk stated that the company is planning to create an “insurance product” that will launch in a month. “It will be much more compelling than anything out there,” Musk said, without elaborating further.
The Dallas-based company said it had net income of 5 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, came to 49 cents per share. The investment asset manager posted revenue of $23.9 million in the period.
Qualcomm (QCOM) closed the most recent trading day at $86.84, moving +0.14% from the previous trading session. In that same time, the Computer and Technology sector gained 6.02%, while the S&P 500 gained 4.87%. Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $4.80 billion, down 8.67% from the prior-year quarter.
Wall Street expects a year-over-year decline in earnings on lower revenues when Whiting Petroleum (WLL) reports results for the quarter ended March 2019. The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on May 1. While management's discussion of business conditions on the earnings call will mostly determine the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations, it's worth having a handicapping insight into the odds of a positive EPS surprise.
The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on May 1. While management's discussion of business conditions on the earnings call will mostly determine the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations, it's worth having a handicapping insight into the odds of a positive EPS surprise. This mobile payments services provider is expected to post quarterly earnings of $0.08 per share in its upcoming report, which represents a year-over-year change of +33.3%.