|Bid||0.00 x 3000|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||72.58 - 73.35|
|52 Week Range||56.67 - 74.24|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.50|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.14%|
What to buy near all-time highs. Tech vs. consumer discretionary, which is best? With Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, CNBC's Brian Sullivan, and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Karen Finerman, Dan Nathan and Guy Adami.
David McCabe, Axios tech reporter, discusses his story about White House officials holding a private meeting with tech industry representatives last week in an effort to ease jitters over the impact of tariffs.
Semiconductors haven't been the best-performing industry in tech, but they've easily beaten the broader market this year. Where we were: Semiconductors have had a good run in recent years, and the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) is up double digits since the start of 2018. Where we're headed: Consensus estimates and company managements don't appear to be factoring in tighter memory spending budgets, warns Morgan Stanley, which could leave the stocks range-bound. If you've been buying semiconductor stocks in recent years, you've probably been a relatively happy camper.
At the same time, tech stocks remain one of the hottest portions of the market, even as CNBC reports that the S&P 500 will undergo a significant structural change that may relocate popular tech companies to a new communications services sector later this year. For the time being, tech-focused exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been riding the highs of this powerful sector. The top tech ETFs have dramatically outperformed the S&P so far this year, with double-digit gains a hallmark of the space.
At the sector level, technology ETFs often receive plenty of attention, but investors should not overlook the recent out-performance offered by healthcare equivalents. For example, over the past 90 days, ...
The earnings season is drawing to a close with 381 S&P 500 members or 82.7% of the index’s total market capitalization having reported quarterly results, per the latest Earnings Outlook. Total earnings of these companies are up 25% on a year-over-year basis on 10.4% higher revenues.Source: Shutterstock
A gain of approximately 43.19% in 2018 for shares of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. ( BR) was likely helped by strong institutional buying accompanying the move. The way a stock trades can sometimes tell you a lot more about the forward fundamental picture than looking at a company's financials. In the view pof Macro Analytics for Professionals (MAP), the strongest indicator of positive price momentum is obtained by measuring potential institutional accumulation. In 2018, Broadridge has logged 19 of these rare signals.
Shares of Lumentum Holdings Inc. (lite) shot up 7.3% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the maker of optical and photonic products reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that were well above expectations and provided an upbeat revenue outlook. Excluding non-recurring items, adjusted earnings per share came to 95 cents, beating the FactSet consensus of 65 cents. Lumentum expects first-quarter adjusted EPS of 90 cents to $1.10, compared with the FactSet consensus of 92 cents, and revenue of $340 million to $350 million, which is above expectations of $337.3 million.