Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) Stocks Climb | Plans To Launch TV Service
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) stocks are up today following news of a new service the company plans to provide. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced that they have a new goal. Within the next 12 months, they want to offer TV services with a bundle of about 25 channels. The company is already working with several mainstream TV networks, and investors are loving it. So far today (1:49), the stock has climbed 1.72% to $127.09 per share and seems like it will continue the uptrend through the closing bell.
Outlook – As I’ve mentioned time and time again, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a great company. While the botched Spring Forward event left a sour taste in the mouths of investors for a short time, they’ve proven again why I love them. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) TV is set to be a hit, and the company will continue to come up with new ways to grow!
Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) Stock Falls On Negative Earnings Report
I generally like to remain as optimistic as possible. With that said, I was hoping for a positive earnings report from Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) today. Unfortunately, that simply wasn’t the case. Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) stocks are plummeting following not only losses, but larger losses than analysts expected. Overall, the company produced a loss of $7.2 million or $0.08 per share. Currently (1:54), Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) stocks are trading for $2.56 per share after losing 6.91% so far today.
Outlook – You know, I do think that Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) is a good company; however, they are lacking direction at the moment. I generally like to invest in companies that have a proven track record of generating net profits year after year, quarter after quarter. Unfortunately, as it stands right now, that’s not the case with Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG).
BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) Stocks Are Starting To Reach The Green!
Although BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) stocks have had a tough time in the market recently, it seems as though they’re fighting to make a comeback at the moment. So far today, the company’s stock has been a bit choppy, but is currently trading into the green. It’s almost like BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) investors are telling Goldman Sachs to eat it! Currently (2:01), BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) stocks are trading at $9.74 per share after a gain of 0.21% so far today.
Outlook – I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) is a great company and a great investment option. The Goldman Sachs downgrade was a fluke, but opened up opportunities to get in cheap. In the long run, I think we’re going to see this one go up!
Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX) Stocks Fall As Northland Sends Warnings!
Northland Securities recently reported that Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX) sales in China have weakened. As a result, their stocks are falling, and falling hard. That fall started yesterday and has continued into trading today. Currently (1:06), Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX) is down 9.90% so far today; trading at $6.73 per share.
Outlook – The bottom line here is that sales equal revenue; so, a reduction in sales is going to lead to a reduction of revenue. So, the question here isn’t “Is this a big deal?” it’s “How big of a deal is it?”. In reality, this will be a big hit for the company, but won’t be the end. While we are most likely to see more downward motion throughout the week; I think Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX) stocks will grow in the long run.
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) Stocks Climb On Instagram Purchase!
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) recently purchased Instagram for what Bank of America is calling a steal. As a result of the great purchase, investors are once again excited in the stock and the price is rallying today. Currently, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) stocks are trading at $ per share after gaining % so far today.
Outlook – Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is another company that’s great as a long term investment. While short term price volatility may turn off some investors; in the long run I think Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) will not only grow, but will grow to become one of the largest companies in the world.
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