105.10 +0.13 (0.12%)
After hours: 7:49PM EST
|Bid||105.25 x 800|
|Ask||105.40 x 1100|
|Day's Range||104.48 - 108.26|
|52 Week Range||80.70 - 116.18|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.09|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||43.23|
|Earnings Date||Jan 29, 2019 - Feb 4, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.84 (1.68%)|
|1y Target Est||125.15|
Apple still on the minds of investors who are closely watching the stock. Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro, Seana Smith, Andy Serwer and Randy Frederick - Vice President of Trading and Derivatives, Schwab discuss..
Tech stocks take a beating with Apple leading the way. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Adam Shapiro, Dan Roberts and Randy Frederick - Vice President of Trading and Derivatives, Schwab discuss.
Research company Gartner believes that by 2020, conversational AI -- or chat bots -- will be the predominant go-to for customer support in large organizations. Tech companies will need to make sure their capabilities are on point, then, which is likely why Microsoft has just acquired software design and development studio XOXCO. Microsoft has made no secret of its plans to accelerate the pace of its AI development, and the acquisition of XOXCO coincides with a number of other related announcements.
Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital division of the eponymous Boston-based investment firm, said it has raised a new $1 billion fund to invest in startups, adding to a year of big-dollar fund-raising by tech investors. Bain Capital Ventures, which has backed LinkedIn and Jet.com, told Reuters that $650 million would go into one fund, about half of which will be used for early-stage investments, backing young startups with unproven business models, the firm's sweet spot. The other half will be used for investments in bigger, growing businesses.
The software giant purchases yet another start-up related to natural language interfaces.
Nielsen Holdings PLC is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. on a cloud-based platform designed to unleash the value of data its holding in its two key segments---media and television-rating and a business that tracks consumer goods purchases. The goal is to use the data to help retailers glean strategic insights from ever-expanding piles of consumer and operational data. “There’s so much value simply in the data that we have, and I don’t think as an industry we’ve found a way to unlock it,” said John Tavolieri, Nielsen’s chief technology and operations officer and president of its U.S. fast-moving-consumer-goods and retail segment.
The decision to structure the lucrative and high-profile program as a single award — the main point of contention — doesn't violate federal procurement regulations.
“That means employees and managers will have ongoing conversations throughout the year on how every individual at Microsoft can contribute to making us more diverse and more inclusive,” Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, Microsoft’s chief diversity officer, said Wednesday in an interview. This isn’t the first time Microsoft has created a financial incentive to increase diversity. In 2016, the Redmond, Washington-based company began tying executive bonuses to workforce diversity goals, following a second consecutive year of declines in the percentage of female employees.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is giving up ground to other stocks as more 13F filings pour in, and it appears Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) could cough up its perch atop the list of the 25 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds in 2018 to Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Insider Monkey has finished processing close to 70% of the […]
CORAL GABLES, FL / ACCESSWIRE / November 14, 2018 / The young and restless are into some weird fads lately, and I, along with millennials, baby boomers, and millions of other Americans older than sixteen, can't seem to understand what's fully going on. Whereas the last several generations marveled at the creation of social media and all its intricacies, the iGen is a bit particular when it comes to their platform of choice. According to data collected by Origin, a Boston-based market research company, 84% of Facebook's (FB) users are between the ages of thirty and forty-nine.
Mike Loewengart of E-Trade discusses equal-weighted and bond ETFs, and actively managed funds for diversification.
Another important business for Microsoft is Dynamics 365, which is an integration of customer relationship management (or CRM), enterprise resource management (or ERP), the Azure IoT platform, and other business productivity applications. Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based application tool that Microsoft launched in 2016. Microsoft expects revenue of more than $1.25 billion from Dynamics 365 this year.
Amazon (AMZN) unveils AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region to gain momentum among government organizations. Further, it will provide a competitive edge.
Major corporations are ratcheting up internal security measures to better protect themselves from cyberattacks, following a spate of high-profile data breaches in recent months. The threat of cyber espionage goes above and beyond endangering some of the world's largest oil and gas companies, industry experts warned on Wednesday, saying "entire countries" are being targeted. It comes at a time when major corporations are ratcheting up internal security measures to better protect themselves from cyberattacks, following a spate of high-profile data breaches in recent months.