192.10 +0.65 (0.34%)
Pre-Market: 9:22AM EDT
|Bid||192.03 x 1100|
|Ask||192.12 x 1000|
|Day's Range||189.20 - 191.87|
|52 Week Range||147.30 - 194.20|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.52|
|Earnings Date||Jul 31, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (1.57%)|
|1y Target Est||201.21|
Under Nadella, Microsoft has moved away from proprietary phone hardware and operating systems. After years of a stagnant stock price under Steve Ballmer, the stock has soared with Nadella at the helm. When Satya Nadella made his first public appearance as the new CEO of Microsoft MSFT in 2014, he did something very unusual for a leader of the software giant.
Shares of Amazon.com Inc. (amzn) edged up 0.1% in premarket trade Wednesday, which puts them in position for a 10th-straight gain, in the aftermath of a successful Prime Day sales event, despite early technical troubles. A 10-day win streak would be the longest since the 10-day stretch ending July 12, 2013. Amazon's market cap at Tuesday's close was $894.7 billion, to rank second in the U.S. behind Apple Inc.'s (aapl) $941.0 billion.
EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she "very much liked" the United States, countering a reported remark by President Donald Trump that she "hated" the country because of her antitrust actions against U.S. firms. "I very much like the U.S.," Vestager told a news conference to announce a record fine on Google after she was asked about what Trump was quoted as saying at a G7 summit last month. The U.S. president told Vestager's boss, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, "your tax lady, she hates the U.S.", according to summit participants.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s European Union “foes” are at it again -- attacking one of America’s biggest technology companies with a second painful antitrust decision. EU Antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has levied a record 4.3 billion-euro ($5 billion) fine on the company, a year after slapping Google with a 2.4 billion-euro penalty for thwarting online shopping rivals. It’s the latest in a series of EU strikes on Silicon Valley giants that also included hefty back tax bills for Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., accused of receiving unfair fiscal deals from EU nations.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. ( BRK.B) has granted its top employees more flexibility to spend cash on repurchasing shares. In a press release, the Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate confirmed that previous restrictions have now been lifted, paving the way for CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger to authorize buybacks when both of them believe that the repurchase price is “below Berkshire’s intrinsic value.” Under the old policy, executives at the company were only permitted to buy back shares when the price for the stock did not exceed a 120% premium of the book value. Investors, who had been putting the company under pressure to deploy its $108 billion-plus of cash and equivalents, responded to the announcement by sending Berkshire’s Class B shares up 1.89% in pre-market trading.
Europe's small tech complex provided some bullish forecasts forecasts for the global industry Wednesday, adding support for stocks around the region and in the United States amid recent concerns for the sector's broader market dominance. , a Dutch chipmaker who's components find their way into tech products all over the world and is widely considered a key benchmark for tech sector demand, posted stronger-than-expected second quarter earnings and boosted it full year outlook. "Our second quarter sales were above expectations including higher than forecasted EUV sales.
U.S. stock-market bulls have had plenty of reasons to feel confident in their position of late. The S&P 500 is back at multimonth highs while the Nasdaq has returned to records, an uptrend that has spurred a resurgence in optimistic sentiment.
A side-by-side photo of the screens of the three new iPhone X models, and the key feature hidden in the keyboard of the new MacBook Pros.