Blistering AI demand drives a beat and raise

Broadcom shares surged more than 14% in extended trading Wednesday after the chip and software maker delivered better-than-expected quarterly results, driven by strong artificial intelligence and VMware demand. Broadcom also raised its full-year outlook and announced a 10-for-1 stock split. Revenue in the Club name’s fiscal 2024 second quarter ended May 5 increased 43% year … Read more

Costco (COST) shares dip despite earnings beat. We see no cause for concern

Costco Wholesale ‘s third-quarter earnings topped Wall Street expectations on Thursday, driven by higher sales and lower-than-expected operating expenses. Even with a recent C-Suite transition, Costco delivered a business-as-usual quarter, as members flocked to its warehouses in search of quality merchandise at value prices. Total revenue in its fiscal 2024 third quarter increased 9.1% year … Read more

We’re cutting our price target on Salesforce after disappointing guidance

Salesforce shares sank more than 16% Wednesday after reporting mixed earnings and revised guidance lower. The cloud software company is a high-quality stock in a rough neighborhood — at least for the near term. Revenue increased 11% year over year to $9.13 billion in the three months ended April 30, missing the $9.18 billion expected … Read more

Nvidia crushes earnings expectations, charts continued AI dominance

In what was the most anticipated quarter this earnings season, Nvidia far outpaced lofty expectations on the top and bottom lines. Even better was a big revenue guide and a broader vision from CEO Jensen Huang that reinforced the notion that companies and countries are partnering with the AI chip powerhouse to shift $1 trillion … Read more

Palo Alto Networks tumbles on earnings again. It’s another chance to buy

Another earnings report, another sell-off in extended trading for Palo Alto Networks . But like the two releases preceding Monday night’s results, we’re looking at the decline as buying opportunity for long-term investors. Revenue during the cybersecurity company’s fiscal 2024 third quarter increased 15% year over year to $1.985 billion, beating the consensus estimate of … Read more

Wynn Resorts are up after another great quarter but remain cheap

Shares of Wynn Resorts popped 2% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the casino operator reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results, driven by the Super Bowl in Las Vegas and the recovery in China’s Macao region. We’re surprised the stock isn’t up more. Operating revenue increased 31% year over year, to $1.86 billion, beating expectations of $1.79 billion, … Read more

We’re raising our price target on Apple after earnings beat and raise

Apple did it again: Despite all the worries about China, the consumer tech giant hit back with beats on the top and bottom lines, sending shares up 6% in after-hours trading. This is why we own it. This is why we don’t trade it. Apple’s fiscal first quarter revenue hit $90.75 billion, down 4% from … Read more

Coterra’s smart production pivot leads to an excellent quarter, sweeter outlook

Coterra Energy topped Wall Street expectations Thursday with first-quarter results that further proved the Club holding’s nimble production strategy is the right one for shareholders. Revenue in the three months ended March 31 fell 19% year over year to $1.43 billion, beating the consensus forecast of $1.39 billion, according to analyst estimates compiled by LSEG. … Read more

Eli Lilly (LLY) says it can overcome high-quality problem of too much demand

Eli Lilly ‘s raised guidance stole the show Tuesday, offsetting mixed first-quarter results and propelling shares higher by nearly 6%. The numbers leave little doubt that the long-term Eli Lilly success story remains intact, as demand for its new diabetes and obesity drugs, Mounjaro and Zepbound, outstrips supply. Revenue in the three months ended March … Read more

Microsoft shares jump 4% after the AI winner delivers in right places

Microsoft delivered picture-perfect earnings after the bell Thursday, calming the market’s brief fears about runaway spending on AI infrastructure without the cloud revenues to show for it. Revenue increased about 17% year over year, to $61.86 billion, beating the Street consensus estimate of $60.8 billion, according to data from LSEG. Earnings per share (EPS) increased … Read more