|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 1100|
|Day's Range||288.36 - 292.67|
|52 Week Range||207.69 - 295.77|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.05|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||48.26|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.12 (0.73%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Jan 07, 2020|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.-owned Google have both dropped out of the top 10 of Glassdoor's annual Employees’ Choice Awards "best places to work" awards, a sharp decline for a pair of Silicon Valley giants that have long been known for their sky-high salaries and cushy employee perks. The No. 1 company on Glassdoor's list, released Wednesday and based on ratings from employees on the career website, is Cambridge, Massachusetts software maker HubSpot. The highest-ranked Bay Area company is DocuSign, Inc., at No. 3.
In the last week of November, Credit Suisse held its twenty-third annual Technology, Media, & Telecom (TMT) conference. It’s a popular annual industry event, connecting marketers and tech enthusiasts. Attendees get up-to-date info on the latest trends in the global tech industry.This year’s three-day event was no exception. It was well attended, with presentations by more than 20 tech companies, ranging from corporate giants like Microsoft to edgier companies like Splunk. Our attention was caught by three software companies in particular.None of the three are new companies – they’ve been around the block a few times – but all three are flagged in the TipRanks database as "Strong Buy" stocks. A closer look shows that all have over 20% upside potential, but that’s not the only thing they have in common. All three inhabit the cloud-based Software-as-a-Service ecosystem, and are known for strong execution.5-star Credit Suisse analyst Brad Zelnick reviewed all three of these stocks. Zelnick is an expert on the tech industry, and is ranked 139 out of more than 5,700 Wall Street financial analysts. This puts him in the top 3% of the analyst corps. Let's take a closer look:Upland Software (UPLD)Every office needs to manage the workflow, and that’s where Upland comes in. The company’s products offer solutions for a wide variety of essential aspects in business: project management, document automation and security, and enterprise sales, and on the customer-facing end, contact center and customer experience management.Upland expands its product line by both developing new software and acquiring smaller SaaS companies and absorbing their systems. At the end of November – on the same day the Credit Suisse conference began, in fact – Upland announced a new fungible loan, of $190 million, which will be applied toward new acquisition. The new loan adds to the $350 million the company already carries in outstanding loans. While substantial, the debt is sustainable. Upland uses the credit to generate returns, and the company’s share appreciation is robust.In Q3, Upland showed mixed EPS results. Earnings jumped from 38 cents per share one year ago to 52 cents per share now – but that number missed the 57-cent forecast by 8%. Reported quarterly revenues were within 1% of the forecast, at $55.07 million. This was up 48% year-over-year. Approaching the end of the calendar year, UPLD shares are up 33%, solidly outperforming the S&P 500 index.Zelnick lays out the firm’s view of UPLD, saying, “We appreciate Upland’s unique and durable approach to creating value by acquiring often overlooked and under-loved SaaS companies and realizing significant synergies by integrating these businesses with its UplandOne platform... We particularly like management’s track record (25 acquired companies) and see much of the company’s future success within its control…” Zelnick’s $48 price target on UPLD suggests a 32% upside to the stock – a hefty potential well in line with his Buy rating. (To watch Zelnick’s track record, click here) Upland’s five most recent analyst ratings are all Buys, making the analyst consensus on this stock a unanimous Strong Buy. A look at the average price target shows that Zelnick is somewhat conservative in his outlooks – UPLD shares have an average target of $51.20, implying room for 41% growth on the upside. (See Upland's price targets and analyst ratings on TipRanks)Intuit (INTU)Our second company is best known for the products it offers to the general public rather than to businesses. In fact, it’s likely you have used an Intuit product – the company is the producer of the popular tax reporting software TurboTax. On the small business end, Intuit offers Quickbook. These products, and others in the company’s line, exemplify Intuit’s name: they aim to make complex matters intuitive and easy for just about anyone.Easing navigation through modern life’s bureaucracy has been profitable for Intuit. The company brings in well over $5 billion in annual revenues, with 95% of that based on customers and activities in the US. In Q3 2019, INTU reported EPS of $5.55, for a 2% forecast beat and 15% growth year-over-year. The $3.27 billion in quarterly revenues were up 11% from the year-ago quarter.The company’s robust quarterly gains continued a long trend. INTU stock is up 185% over the past five years. In 2019, INTU has gained 29%, outpacing the S&P 500 gain of 24%. Not many companies can boast sustained growth of this magnitude.In his comments on Intuit, Zelnick described an upbeat path forward for the company, writing, “Our blue-sky scenario assumes (1) better-than-expected penetration of QuickBooks Online in the US and (2) sustained growth in the Consumer Tax business as TurboTax Live takes share from the Assisted tax prep market.” His $300 target price implies an 18% upside for further growth.INTU’s Strong Buy consensus rating is based on 3 "buy" and 1 "hold" ratings issued in the past 3 months, indicating analyst confidence. Shares currently sell for $256, and the average price target is $306, suggesting the stock could rise about 20% from current levels. (See Intuit stock analysis on TipRanks)Salesforce (CRM)Among cloud software companies, Salesforce was an early leader. The company has become the best-known name in Customer Relationship Management (that’s the origin of the ‘CRM’ ticker). Salesforce products offer cloud solutions for sales and commerce tracking, databases, marketing, customer service, and analytics to businesses of all scales.With a market cap of $138 billion, Salesforce is already big – but last month the company said that it expects to double in size by fiscal year 2024. Revenues for fiscal 2019 were over $13 billion – by FY24, the company estimates it will bring in over $34 billion per year. In its most recent quarterly earnings report, CRM revealed $4.5 billion in revenues, beating the forecast by $50 million. EPS came in at 75 cents, 13% above the 66-cent expectation.Long term, CRM has been growing steadily. The stock is up 187% in the last five years, although that growth has slowed in calendar year 2019. CRM is up only 15% this year, noticeably trailing the S&P average gain. It’s still a steady appreciation, however, and combined with impressive revenue numbers gives a healthy outlook. Zelnick says, of the company’s path forward, “The target to double revenues in four years at this scale is a testament to the strategic nature of Salesforce and its leadership…”On his overall view of the company and its likely forecast, Zelnick writes, “Better than expected market share gains with large enterprise, increased cross-sell across the current customer base, and continued operational efficiencies driven by significant economies of scale result in faster revenue growth from F2019 to F2029…” His $185 price target suggests a 17% upside potential.A look at the averages shows that, once again, Zelnick is on the cautious side. CRM shares sell for $158, and the average stock-price forecast of $192 shows a possible upside of 21%. The Strong Buy consensus rating, based on 23 Buys and 1 Hold, shows that Wall Street is upbeat on Salesforce. (See Salesforce stock analysis on TipRanks)
(Bloomberg) -- LinkedIn’s senior executive in charge of human resources has resigned after breaking “compliance” rules, according to people familiar with the matter.Christina Hall left the Microsoft Corp.-owned company because of an internal “compliance” issue, the people said, asking not to be identified because the details aren’t public. LinkedIn Chief Executive Officer Jeff Weiner announced the move to staff on Tuesday, they said.“Nina McQueen will lead our global talent organization on an interim basis while we conduct an internal and external search for a replacement,” said Ngaire Moyes, spokeswoman for LinkedIn, in an emailed statement on Wednesday, declining to comment further.Hall, who had been at LinkedIn for six years, led the company’s human resources team, and oversaw hiring and benefit programs at the company. A former lawyer, she previously held roles in the compensation departments of Facebook Inc. and Intuit Inc., according to her LinkedIn profile. She’d held her current title since September 2018.She didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.Microsoft acquired LinkedIn in 2016 in an all-cash purchase valued at $26.2 billion.(Updates with details on Hall’s background in fourth paragraph.)To contact the reporters on this story: Giles Turner in London at email@example.com;Amy Thomson in London at firstname.lastname@example.orgTo contact the editor responsible for this story: Giles Turner at email@example.comFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.
We at Insider Monkey have gone over 752 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of September 30th. In this article, we look at what those funds think of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) based on that data. […]
App-based investing has become so popular -- it's no secret that you can manage your investments with an app. But can the small screen of a phone or tablet ever be a match for the easy-to-view laptop or desktop computer?Source: Shutterstock In reality, if a firm doesn't offer an excellent app, then it will likely have difficulty competing with those companies that prioritize ease of access with their apps.These days you don't need more than your phone to set up an investment account and manage your portfolio.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsMany investment companies have apps. But all apps aren't created equal, and some are easier to use and more consumer friendly. Then there are the free investment management apps and others that require a fee.Following are a few investment apps with solid reviews and free portfolio management software. Which Investment Apps Have Good Reviews?QuickenThe free Quicken mobile app is a companion to the computer-based Quicken investment and financial management platform. Launched in 1991, this is one of the grandfathers of financial management. Quicken enables users to manage their investments, although not buy and sell, through the app.This app is not a standalone, but once your computer-based financial management system is set up on the Quicken platform, you can use the app on the go.With a 4.6 rating, out of 3,500 reviews, this app offers a lot for those seeking a comprehensive money app.Personal CapitalThe free Personal Capital financial management tools are so popular that the company claims more than 2 million users. The Personal Capital investment tracker is a close second to Quicken's paid product. After uploading your financial data you can access a multitude of reports and information including: net worth and account balances, budgeting help and investment check-ups. Personal Capital's retirement planner and fee analyzer both stand up well to other paid apps.This company also offers paid investment management services, but anyone can download the free app to manage their investments.SigFig Wealth ManagementSigFig is a robo-advisor with a free online portfolio tracker. With a "freemium" model, similar to Personal Capital, it offers many useful investment management features. With the free SigFig app, users can monitor their investments, asset allocation, fundamentals and returns.The SigFig Wealth Management app received strong reviews and the company promises to keep the app free. Like Personal Capital, SigFig also offers a paid investment management service. More About MintRun by Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU), the same firm that owns Quicken, Mint is known for a money management web-based platform. Appropriate for small investors, newbies to financial management might appreciate the Mint app. The app is great for income and expense tracking as well as budgeting.In the Mint against Quicken app competition, the Quicken app wins for sophisticated investors. But on Mint, investors can compare their portfolio to market benchmarks and view asset allocations across all accounts. The app offers tips and advice for both active and passive investors and a sound tool for beginning and intermediate users. The Bottom Line on Investing AppsThere are many investment apps that can help manage your investments on the go. Additionally, each investment brokerage company also offers their own apps. So if you have investments through Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) or Fidelity, their apps will enable you to manage just your holdings holdings at the respective firm. Unfortunately, these apps won't provide a holistic view of your investments across a realm of accounts.Although you can manage your investments with an app, you may not want to.Once your investment portfolio becomes more sizable, managing your holdings on a phone or tablet may be insufficient. The benefit of a larger screen and the privacy of secure internet in your residence might be preferable to managing your investments with an app.Ultimately, the convenience of investing apps is handy. Only you can decide whether to handle a large portfolio on the fly.As of this writing, Barbara Friedberg did not hold any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Stocks to Buy in December * 7 Unsteady Stocks Investors Should Consider Selling Before 2020 * 7 Entertainment Stocks to Buy to Escape Holiday Blues The post Using Investing Apps to Manage Your Portfolio appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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