HPQ : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Market Gains on Shaky Ground - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 21, 2014
    The blame-the-weather narrative leaves investors vulnerable should the contrary explanation turn out to be correct.
  2. Can 2013's Market Laggards Become 2014's Leaders?

    December 31, 2013
    By: Joel Elconin As trading comes to a close for 2013, many of the best performers for the year, were some of the worst ...
  3. Which Dow 'Dogs' Are Poised To Beat The Pack In 2014?

    December 20, 2013
    It's been a good year for stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as 28 of the 30 components have risen in ...
  4. The 3-D Printers Are Just Getting Started

    December 13, 2013
    3-D printing could be one of the most game changing technological advanced in a long time. For early investors, that could ...
  5. #PreMarket Primer for November 27: Some US Retailers Fight To ...

    November 27, 2013
    With several large retail chains planning to begin their Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving, some retailers are holding ...
  6. How To Benefit When CEOs Step Down

    September 17, 2013
    We’ve picked five examples of recent (last five years) CEO retirements that caused an unusually large move - up or down - ...
  7. China Improves as Other Emerging Markets Suffer - Ahead of Wall ...

    September 10, 2013
    Not all emerging markets are the same; China's outlook may be improving, but India, Turkey and others are suffering.
  8. Dell Scratching And Clawing For Share

    August 19, 2013
    Trading margin for market share, Dell is playing a dangerous game.
  9. The Market's Panic On Cisco Seems Overdone

    August 15, 2013
    The Street seems set to dump Cisco shares, but the underlying value looks pretty solid.
  10. Very Weak Q2 Earnings Outside Finance - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 19, 2013
    The Finance sector is helping hide a lot of weakness in the aggregate earnings picture.
  11. Even IBM Subject To Gravity

    July 18, 2013
    Strong software results couldn't outweigh weakness in services and hardware
  12. Stocks Market News for July 12, 2013 - Market News

    July 12, 2013
    Benchmarks bolstered gains on the back of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s encouraging comments about the bond ...
  13. PC Shipments Drop for the Fifth Time - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    As per recent reports from Gartner and IDC, global shipments of personal computers have taken a hit.
  14. Xilinx Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    On Jul 5, 2013, we retained our Neutral recommendation on semiconductor chip-maker, Xilinx Inc.
  15. IBM Strengthens Cloud Portfolio - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    International Business Machines Corp.'s latest acquisition of SoftLayer Technologies Inc. is expected to strengthen its cloud ...
  16. Stocks Market News for July 9, 2013 - Market News

    July 9, 2013
    Monday’s trading session witnessed stocks chalking up gains on the back of robust employment reports released last ...
  17. IBM Strengthens Presence in Morocco - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    In a bid to strengthen its presence in Morocco, International Business Machines Corp will setup a new Global Delivery Center ...
  18. Technology Stock Roundup: Apple Soars, Finally - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    Last week was a relatively uneventful one for big tech.
  19. U.S. Navy Selects H-P's Services - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Enterprise Services unit recently won a contract from the U.S. Department of Navy.
  20. H-P Spreads Cloud Biz to Spain - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2013
    The restructuring initiatives taken by Hewlett-Packard Company have enhanced its efficiency and output.
  21. Dow Yields: A Potential Problem for Dividend ETFs

    June 26, 2013
    Yields on 10-year U.S. Treasurys jumped to 2.59 percent on Tuesday. That means 165, or a third of the S&P 500 constituents ...
  22. Men's Wearhouse Fires Co-Founder: Should You Fire Its Stock?

    June 21, 2013
    Men's Wearhouse (NYSE:MW) unceremoniously fired George Zimmer as its Executive Chairman June 19. The co-founder is well known ...
  23. Dell Beats Peers with PowerEdge Servers - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Dell Inc. is going through a revival phase as it begins acting on the strategies discussed in the Dell Enterprise forum in ...
  24. Bull of the Day: Akamai (AKAM) - Bull of the Day

    June 16, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Akamai (AKAM) - Bull of the Day
  25. HP & Google to Simplify IT for SMBs - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Hewlett-Packard Company is transforming itself into a more dynamic organization.
  26. VFC Shares Hit High on 5-Year Growth Plan - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Shares of V.F. Corporation reached a new 52-week high of $189.85 on Jun 12.
  27. H-P Boosts Storage & Big Data Platform - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Hewlett-Packard Co. recently unveiled a host of new storage solutions to boost its Converged Infrastructure portfolio.
  28. Avnet to Acquire Seamless Tech - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Avnet Inc. recently announced that it will acquire N.J.-based cloud and data center automation service provider, Seamless ...
  29. Splunk Delivering When Other Techs Are Not

    May 31, 2013
    Splunk's price is white-hot, but the company's performance is very strong as well.
  30. Lenovo Still Far From Getting Its Due

    May 24, 2013
    Lenovo's leading share in emerging market IT seems undervalued.
  31. Fear Of Cisco Leads The Market To Abandon Aruba Networks

    May 17, 2013
    The spectre of share loss to Cisco has become real.
  32. Oracle's Negative Surprise Underlines A Surprising Volatile Model

    March 21, 2013
    Oracle's surprisingly weak fiscal third quarter increases the near-term risks, but also creates a long-term opportunity. ...
  33. S&P 500's Ten Most Overbought Stocks

    March 19, 2013
    Given the S&P 500’s impressive gains so far this year, it is not surprising that there are quite a few overbought ...
  34. Ingram Posts Record Revenues in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Ingram Micro Inc. (IM) has reported fourth-quarter 2012 earnings per share of 73 cents that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  35. CSC's 3Q EPS Beats, Revs Grow Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) reported third quarter 2013 earnings per share of 77 cents, way ahead of the Zacks Consensus ...
  36. Dell Goes Private in $24.4B LBO - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    After a month-long speculation, Dell Inc. (DELL) finally announced its decision to go private in a leveraged buyout agreement ...
  37. Dell Closer to Buyout - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Amid all the negative outcomes of macro uncertainty and the PC market slowdown, the recent talk of the town seems to be the ...
  38. Stock Market News for February 5, 2013 - Market News

    February 5, 2013
    Benchmarks retreated from recent highs following weaker-than-expected factory orders and investor concerns about the Euro-zone ...
  39. SolarWinds Beats, Raises Outlook - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    SolarWinds Inc. (SWI) reported fourth-quarter 2012 non-GAAP earnings of 36 cents per share, which increased 24.1% from the ...
  40. Why Would Microsoft Want To Purchase A Piece Of Dell?

    January 31, 2013
    Although there are reasons Microsoft would want to put money behind Dell, none of them seem very sound.
  41. Lexmark's 4Q Mixed, Eyes Soft 1Q - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Lexmark International Inc. (LXK) has posted fourth quarter 2012 earnings per share (EPS) of 61 cents, missing the Zacks Consensus ...
  42. Lexmark Extends Ties with Anehuser - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    The leading printing and imaging solutions provider, Lexmark International Inc. (LXK) won a 5-year Managed Printing Services ...
  43. BMC Reports Weak 3Q - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) reported third quarter 2013 earnings per share of 80 cents, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  44. EMC Reports Strong 4Q - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    EMC Corp. (EMC) reported better-than-expected fourth quarter 2012 results, with earnings of 46 cents per share beating the ...
  45. Stock Market News for January 29, 2013 - Market News

    January 29, 2013
    Discouraging home sales data overshadowed better-than-expected reports on durable orders, dragging the S&P 500 and the Dow ...
  46. IBM Brings A Little Relief To Tech Investors

    January 25, 2013
    IBM's earnings and guidance were a relief for investors.
  47. Weak PC Market Hits AMD Again - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported a loss of 14 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2012, better than the Zacks ...
  48. IBM 4Q Beats, Outlook Positive - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Shares of International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) surged 4.11% ($8.06) in after-hours trading on the heels of strong ...
  49. Microsoft, Asustek in Licensing Talks - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    Taiwanese computer-maker Asustek Computer is contemplating the use of Windows 8 from the world's largest software maker Microsoft ...
  50. Intel's 2013 Spending Trending Up - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    Intel Corp (INTC) reported fourth quarter earnings of 50 cents per share that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 5 cents. ...
  51. 15 Underperforming Stocks to Sell Today

    January 16, 2013
    So far in 2013, we've seen the market basically tread water. After the huge fiscal cliff deal inspired buying in the first ...
  52. Stock Market News for January 16, 2013 - Market News

    January 16, 2013
    The Dow Jones and S&P 500 finished in the green on Tuesday following better-than-expected retail sales numbers which negated ...
  53. Dell's New Device for Accessing Data - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Dell Inc. (DELL) has come up with a new solution that is expected to take cloud client computing to a new high. This particular ...
  54. Know When to Fold 'Em...

    January 14, 2013
    Staying with a sinking ship isn't always the right strategy, as debacles at Netflix and HP recently proved, but there are ...
  55. H-P to Support Polish EHR System - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) or H-P recently announced that it has been awarded a service deal by a Poland-based government ...
  56. Stock Market News for January 3, 2013 - Market News

    January 3, 2013
    Lawmakers managed to seal a last-minute deal on the Fiscal Cliff issue, giving benchmarks a reason to kick off the New Year ...
  57. New Products Could Spark Aruba Networks In 2013

    January 2, 2013
    Can new products give Aruba a bigger piece of the growing WLAN market?
  58. Tech Data Offers Microsoft Products - Analyst Blog

    December 28, 2012
    Tech Data Corp (TECD) will be selling selected Microsoft (MSFT) products through Electronic Software Delivery ("ESD") as ...
  59. Unisys Secures Nutreco Contract - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    Recently, Unisys Corporation's (UIS) Dutch subsidiary has been selected by Nutreco, a producer of animal nutrition and fish ...
  60. Stock Market News for December 12, 2012 - Market News

    December 12, 2012
    Investor optimism about a timely solution to the Fiscal Cliff dilemma coupled with expectations of new Treasury bond purchases ...
  61. Unisys Declares Share Repurchase - Analyst Blog

    December 11, 2012
    Blue Bell, Pennsylvania based Unisys Corporation (UIS), an information technology (IT) company, has recently announced to ...
  62. Stock Market News for December 11, 2012 - Market News

    December 11, 2012
    The absence of any major domestic developments meant benchmarks ended the trading session with paltry gains. The paltry upside ...
  63. The Three Play In 3-D Printing

    December 6, 2012
    What used to be science fiction is quickly becoming science fact. Learn how to capitalize on the potential of the 3-D printing ...
  64. Stock Market News for November 26, 2012 - Market News

    November 26, 2012
    Benchmarks rallied on Black Friday propelled by encouraging economic reports from China and Germany. Volumes were at their ...
  65. Salesforce Posts Wider Loss - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) reported third quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted loss per share of 31 cents, significantly wider than ...
  66. Xerox Sees $100M Charge in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    November 21, 2012
    Xerox Corp. (XRX) said that it will incur a restructuring charge of $100 million or 5 cents per share in the fourth quarter ...
  67. Stock Market News for November 21, 2012 - Market News

    November 21, 2012
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's statement that the central bank does not have tools to combat the impending "fiscal ...
  68. Can Brocade Get Any Benefit Of The Doubt?

    November 20, 2012
    Brocade's execution has improved, but the valuation has not. And despite its sustained long-term revenue growth, the company ...
  69. Stock Market News for November 20, 2012 - Market News

    November 20, 2012
    Benchmarks carried their winning momentum into the second-consecutive trading day, banking on optimism about positive developments ...
  70. Cisco to Purchase Meraki for $1.2B - Analyst Blog

    November 19, 2012
    Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) recently announced its plan to buy privately-held Meraki Inc. for $1.2 billion in cash. The acquisition ...
  71. Dell Proves To Be A Laggard In A Weak Market

    November 19, 2012
    Dell continues to see its business erode and Wall Street is noticing.
  72. Stock Market News for November 16, 2012 - Market News

    November 16, 2012
    A number of mixed earnings reports from U.S. retailers and investor apprehensions ahead of Friday's fiscal cliff negotiations ...
  73. Just As Telling As the Fiscal Cliff - Analyst Blog

    November 16, 2012
    The 'Fiscal Cliff' debate is all the rage at present as negotiations between Congress and the White House get underway today. ...
  74. Ahead of Wall Street - Nov. 16, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 16, 2012
    Friday, November 16, 2012 The 'Fiscal Cliff' debate is all the rage at present as negotiations between Congress and the ...
  75. Stock Market News for November 14, 2012 - Market News

    November 14, 2012
    Markets failed to sustain the morning's gains as a late sell off in Microsoft's shares and investors' apprehensions about ...
  76. Earnings Preview: Cisco Systems - Analyst Blog

    November 12, 2012
    Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is scheduled to announce its first quarter fiscal 2013 results after the closing bell on November ...
  77. Stock Market News for November 6, 2012 - Market News

    November 6, 2012
    Benchmarks added modest gains on Monday as investors were hesitant to take any position ahead of the U.S. presidential elections. ...
  78. Stock Market News for November 5, 2012 - Market News

    November 5, 2012
    Better-than-expected payrolls data failed to save benchmarks from ending in the red on Friday as investors remained apprehensive ...
  79. BMC's 2Q EPS Beats by a Penny - Analyst Blog

    November 2, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) reported fiscal second quarter 2013 earnings per share of 71 cents, inching past the Zacks Consensus ...
  80. Stock Market News for November 1, 2012 - Market News

    November 1, 2012
    It was business as usual for markets on Wednesday following two days of closure due to Hurricane Sandy and it ended almost ...
  81. SolarWinds Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    SolarWinds Inc. (SWI) reported third quarter 2012 non-GAAP earnings of 37 cents per share, which increased 19.4% from the ...
  82. Ingram Beats, Outlook Cautious - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    Ingram Micro Inc. (IM) has reported third-quarter 2012 earnings per share of 40 cents that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  83. Lexmark's 3Q Mixed, View Disappoints - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    Lexmark International Inc. (LXK) has posted third quarter 2012 earnings per share (EPS) of 94 cents, outshining the Zacks ...
  84. Xerox Meets Expectations - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    Xerox Corp. (XRX) reported adjusted (excluding special items) earnings of 25 cents per share in the third quarter of 2012, ...
  85. Stock Market News for October 23, 2012 - Market News

    October 23, 2012
    Benchmarks rebounded from a heavy slump in the final hour of trading and finished with paltry gains on Monday. The Dow and ...
  86. Earnings Preview: Juniper Networks - Analyst Blog

    October 22, 2012
    Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) is scheduled to announce its second quarter 2012 results on July 24, 2012, after the closing ...
  87. Stock Market News for October 22, 2012 - Market News

    October 22, 2012
    Benchmarks took a battering on Friday as three industry heavyweights, Microsoft, General Electric and McDonald's, came out ...
  88. More Contracts for Accenture - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Accenture Plc. (ACN) recently won a three-year deal from Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) for the development, building and ...
  89. Things Look Bleak For AMD Post 3Q - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported third quarter loss of 20 cents a share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents.Shares ...
  90. Mellanox Reports Strong 3Q - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Fabless semiconductor company Mellanox Technologies Ltd. (MLNX) reported third quarter 2012 earnings of $1.14 per share (including ...
  91. IBM's Soft Sales Bring A Chill To Tech

    October 18, 2012
    IBM's sluggish sales performance will worry tech investors.
  92. Slow PC Market Catches Up with Intel - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    Intel Corp (INTC) reported third quarter earnings of 60 cents per share that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 10 cents. ...
  93. OnSemi's New Devices for PCIe - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    On Semiconductor (ONNN) has recently launched an array of products such as differential clock and data, switches and protection ...
  94. BMC Wins Swisscom Deal - Analyst Blog

    October 16, 2012
    Deals are indeed flowing for BMC Software (BMC) and the company now serves a large chunk of firms with its cloud computing ...
  95. Accenture Wins Norway EHR Deal - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc. (ACN) has recently won a five-year contract from the Norwegian Directorate ...
  96. Are We Witnessing the "Death of the Personal Computer"?

    October 11, 2012
    Have you bought a personal computer lately? Probably not, and neither have your friends. Technology research consultancy ...
  97. Stock Market News for October 11, 2012 - Market News

    October 11, 2012
    Alcoa's third quarter loss and its forecast of a dismal global economic situation dragged benchmarks into the red on Wednesday. ...
  98. Stock Market News for October 10, 2012 - Market News

    October 10, 2012
    Markets suffered yet another fall yesterday, following the International Monetary Fund's downgrade of global growth estimates ...
  99. Stock Market News for October 9, 2012 - Market News

    October 9, 2012
    Benchmarks closed in the red on Monday after the World Bank reduced growth estimates for East Asia and the Pacific region. ...
  100. Stock Market News for October 4, 2012 - Market News

    October 4, 2012
    Better-than-expected data from the job market and the service sector lifted the benchmarks yesterday. However, shares of ...
  101. BMC Serves PrimeLending - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) continues to build its customer base aggressively, recently winning a new deal from PrimeLending. ...
  102. BMC Adds Two New Clients - Analyst Blog

    September 27, 2012
    Winning deals and getting new clients has become a regular affair for BMC Software (BMC). The company will be offering its ...
  103. For Jabil, The Price Is Right, But The Timing Is Uncertain

    September 27, 2012
    Jabil's value looks appealing, but the end markets are shaky and the industry is brutal. If investors believe in the new ...
  104. Xerox to Boost Headcount - Analyst Blog

    September 26, 2012
    Xerox Corp. (XRX) is increasing its workforce at its Nashville facility located in Highland Ridge Office Park on Marriott ...
  105. Accenture Wins Airedale Deal - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    After winning a deal from the Brazilian communication service provider Oi, Accenture Plc. (ACN) has now entered into a three-year ...
  106. Earnings Preview: Jabil Circuit - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    Jabil Circuit Inc. (JBL) is set to announce its fiscal third quarter 2012 results after the closing bell on June 19, 2012. ...
  107. For Oracle, Mixed Progress Is Still Progress

    September 24, 2012
    Oracle has to prove it's still a growth story.
  108. Dell Joins the League of Win-8 PCs - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    The announcement of Dell Inc.'s (DELL) new range of PCs came as no surprise since archrival Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) unveiled ...
  109. Technology Events Last Week

    September 18, 2012
    This week sees a number of smaller firms report their results.
  110. Back-to-Back Offerings from H-P - Analyst Blog

    September 18, 2012
    Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (HPQ) new products are not limited to PCs alone. Yesterday, H-P launched a web-enabled viewer aimed ...
  111. BMC's BSM Improves China E-Port Ops - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    BMC Software Inc.'s (BMC) Business Service Management (BSM) platform has tasted success with China E-Port, an integrated ...
  112. Xerox Seals Schneider Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    Xerox Corp. (XRX) has penned an agreement with Schneider Electric for modernizing the latter's IT infrastructure. The contract ...
  113. CSC Issues Bonds Worth $700mn - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) recently raised $700 million through the sale of bonds. The company issued bonds after ...
  114. BMC's BSM Suite for Infoplex - Analyst Blog

    September 13, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) recently announced that cloud services provider Infoplex will use its Business Service Management ...
  115. Tech Data Buys Out BEL - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    Tech Data Corp. (TECD) has now gained complete control over Brightstar Europe Limited ("BEL"), the joint venture between ...
  116. HP's Layoff Projection Rises by 2K - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) is moving inline with the global downsizing trend and announced its plans to retrench an additional ...
  117. Lenovo's Margins Are Slim, But The Stock Looks Cheap

    September 12, 2012
    Lenovo continues to build share in PCs and smartphones.
  118. CSC-Zurich Insurance Deal Extended - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) recently announced that it has won a contract extension from Switzerland-based Zurich ...
  119. More Deals for BMC - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    BMC Software, Inc. (BMC) has secured a new deal from Northwestern University and is now responsible for delivering improved ...
  120. BMC's ITSM Finds More Takers - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    Australia's Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) recently opted for BMC Software's (BMC) IT Service Management (ITSM) solution. ...
  121. Oracle to Support Itanuim Servers - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    According to Reuters, Oracle Corp (ORCL) will continue to develop software and support Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (HPQ) Itanuim-based ...
  122. CSC-NHS Tussle Ends, Deal Renewed - Analyst Blog

    September 5, 2012
    Virginia-based tech giant Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) finally saw the end to its long-drawn dispute with the U.K. ...
  123. BMC's TrackIt Finds More Takers - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) recently announced that it has provided its information technology service management (ITSM) support ...
  124. The Silver Lining In The Struggling Printing Industry

    September 4, 2012
    It remains to be seen if current industry struggles are merely a short-term blip or indicative of an overall trend that is ...
  125. H-P Unveils PCs with Windows 8 - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    The world's largest PC-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) is planning to arouse consumer interest with three new PCs (one hybrid ...
  126. Dell Inks OEM Deal with SoloHealth - Analyst Blog

    August 28, 2012
    Dell Inc. (DELL) recently clinched an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) deal with healthcare kiosks provider SoloHealth ...
  127. Stock Market News for August 28, 2012 - Market News

    August 28, 2012
    Markets struggled to find a definite course in the absence of news yesterday and investors struggled to decide on their course ...
  128. The Top 10 Most Profitable Companies in America

    August 27, 2012
    Take your mind to 2003. The United States has just sent troops into Iraq, Alex Rodriguez has just swatted 47 home runs for ...
  129. Dell Disappoints

    August 27, 2012
    There is potential for Dell to see a pop when the next version of Windows is released, but it will take a lot for investors ...
  130. Is Aruba Back In A Growth Groove?

    August 27, 2012
    Aruba looks more stable, but expectations are rising again.
  131. Insiders are Dumping this Stock Before Apple and Google Make ...

    August 23, 2012
    While working on the road this week, I brought along my two-year-old GPS device to help navigate unfamiliar roads. Trouble ...
  132. Hewlett-Packard and More Big Movers in Technology on August 23, ...

    August 23, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.2%, the S&P 500 falling 0.4% and the Dow declining 0.6%. The technology ...
  133. Stock Market News for August 22, 2012 - Market News

    August 22, 2012
    Markets lost out on their initial gains and the S&P 500 dropped from its four-year high as investors chose to book profits ...
  134. Earnings Preview: Salesforce.com - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) is scheduled to announce its second quarter 2013 results on August 23, 2012, after the closing ...
  135. Upcoming Technology Events You Should Know This Week

    August 21, 2012
    A few technology giants will weigh in with their most recent quarterly results this week. Find out what to expect.
  136. Tech Data Misses on Lower Sales - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    Information technology (IT) products distributor, Tech Data Corp. (TECD) reported a disappointing second quarter of 2013. ...
  137. CA, Logicalis Extend Partnership - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    CA Technologies (CA) recently extended its partnership with the IT solution and managed services provider Logicalis in the ...
  138. BMC Wins Specsavers Deal - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) was selected by the privately-held UK-based Specsavers for their information technology service management ...
  139. NetApp And The Difference Between Value And Cheapness

    August 18, 2012
    NetApp may be flawed, but isn't it better than this?
  140. BMC Takes Over VaraLogix - Analyst Blog

    August 14, 2012
    BMC software (BMC) has announced the acquisition of application release automation provider VaraLogix for an undisclosed ...
  141. One of my Picks Gained 28% in ONE Day… And it Could Still Gain ...

    August 10, 2012
    When it comes to investing in high-tech stocks, you need to catch companies at the right phase of their growth spurt. Major ...
  142. Stock Market News for August 7, 2012 - Market News

    August 7, 2012
    Benchmarks had a quiet session on Monday in the absence of major domestic headlines and ended with meager gains. Positive ...
  143. Stock Market News for August 6, 2012 - Market News

    August 6, 2012
    A strong nonfarm payroll report helped benchmarks snap their four-day losing streak on Friday. More importantly, strategists ...
  144. BMC FootPrints to Connecticut - Analyst Blog

    August 3, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) recently announced that it will provide its information technology service management (ITSM) support ...
  145. Another Tepid Quarter for BMC - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) reported first quarter 2013 earnings per share of 43 cents, below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of ...
  146. BMC TrackIt Gaining Popularity - Analyst Blog

    July 31, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) recently announced that it has provided its information technology service management (ITSM) support ...
  147. Earnings Preview: BMC Inc. - Analyst Blog

    July 30, 2012
    BMC Inc. (BMC) is scheduled to announce its fourth quarter 2012 results on May 9, 2012 and we do not see much variation in ...
  148. Stock Market News for July 30, 2012 - Market News

    July 30, 2012
    The nation's central bank and the European Central Bank sparked off fresh hopes of economic stimulus among investors that ...
  149. CA Beats on EPS, Revs Lag Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    July 27, 2012
    CA Inc. (CA) reported first quarter 2013 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 60 cents, ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  150. Ingram Posts Decent 2Q - Analyst Blog

    July 27, 2012
    Ingram Micro Inc. (IM) has reported second-quarter 2012 earnings per share of 39 cents that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  151. Corning Reports In-Line - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Corning's (GLW) second quarter 2012 earnings were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. This was better than the Zacks ...
  152. SolarWinds Reports Stellar 2Q - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    SolarWinds Inc. (SWI) reported a stellar second quarter 2012 with non-GAAP earnings increasing 50.0% from the year-ago quarter ...
  153. Stock Market News for July 26, 2012 - Market News

    July 26, 2012
    Dismal earnings from tech bellwether Apple on one hand and strong results from Caterpillar and Boeing on the other kept the ...
  154. Earnings Preview: EMC Corp. - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    EMC Corp (EMC) is scheduled to release its fiscal second quarter 2012 results before the opening bell on July 24, 2012. In ...
  155. Mellanox Crushes Estimates in 2Q - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    The fabless semiconductor company Mellanox Technologies Ltd. (MLNX) reported second quarter 2012 earnings of 80 cents per ...
  156. Xerox's EPS Meets, Snips FY12 View - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    Xerox Corporation (XRX) reported adjusted (excluding special items) earnings of 26 cents per share in the second quarter ...
  157. Mighty Mellanox Mashes Expectations

    July 20, 2012
    Mellanox blasts analysts' estimates for the next quarter.
  158. IBM - The New Model For Tech?

    July 19, 2012
    IBM is showing its quality during a slow patch in IT spending. However, I doubt its forward compound free cash flow will ...
  159. Stock Market News for July 19, 2012 - Market News

    July 19, 2012
    Strong quarterly results from tech-major Intel coupled with encouraging housing sector data drove the benchmarks into positive ...
  160. CSC Selected by Alstom - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Banking on its innovative solutions, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) intends to expand further in the data center market.  ...
  161. Intel's Outlook Overshadows Q2 Beat - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Intel Corp (INTC) reported first quarter earnings of 56 cents per share that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents. ...
  162. BMC Software TrackIt in Demand - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    BMC Software Inc. (BMC) recently announced that it has provided its information technology service management (ITSM) support ...
  163. Xerox to Buy WDS - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    After acquiring the e-discovery services firm Lateral Data, earlier this month, Xerox Corporation (XRX) has now entered into ...
  164. PC Market Continues to Melt - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    U.S. technology research firm Gartner Inc. (IT) recently announced that worldwide PC unit shipments declined 0.1% year over ...
  165. Salesforce to Acquire GoInstant - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2012
    Salesforce.com (CRM) s is set to acquire a technology start-up called GoInstant. The total value of the deal is estimated ...
  166. CA Launches Ecosoftware - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2012
    CA Technologies (CA) recently announced the availability of CA ecoGovernance, a suite that can be used to enhance energy ...
  167. BMC to Launch New Mobile Solution - Analyst Blog

    July 6, 2012
    BMC Software (BMC) is geared up to launch the BMC Mobile Device Management solution, leveraging technology from AirWatch. ...
  168. CSC Secures NITAAC Contract - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) recently announced that it has secured a place among the 54 companies, which have been ...
  169. Microsoft Recognizes A Multi-Billion Dollar Error

    July 4, 2012
    Microsoft's large goodwill writedown is a reminder of the cost of overpaying in mergers and acquisitions.
  170. Xerox Acquires Lateral Data - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2012
    Xerox Corporation (XRX) has been on the move over the last few weeks. After signing a wave of new deals, the company has ...
  171. PTX: Double-Edged Sword for Juniper - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    The core routing market has been a headache for Juniper Networks (JNPR) in recent times, given extreme sluggishness in demand ...
  172. Google Ventures into Tablet Market - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    Google Inc. (GOOG) announced its much-awaited debut into the tablet segment with the launch of its $199 tablet computer, ...
  173. Capgemini Selects BMC Solution - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    In a bid to explore the full potential of cloud computing in Europe, major companies are joining hands even amid the economic ...
  174. It's Volatile, But Materion Is Worth A Look

    June 27, 2012
    Materion isn't going to make much sense as an investment unless investors believe that demand for telecom equipment, consumer ...
  175. Time To Play The Micron Yo-Yo Again?

    June 26, 2012
    With Micron shares in the mid-single-digits, fair value on a tangible book basis above $10 and a lot of data pointing to ...
  176. Lexmark Inks 5-Yr Deal with FAA - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    The leading printing and imaging solutions provider, Lexmark International Inc. (LXK) has won a 5-year contract worth $21. ...
  177. Oracle Brings The Good News A Little Early

    June 22, 2012
    Despite some noise and turbulence, Oracle still seems undervalued.
  178. CA to Assist Tata Steel - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2012
    CA Technologies (CA) was recently selected by Tata Steel for streamlining the process of innovation of new steel solutions. ...
  179. Microsoft Enters Crowded Tablet Market - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has stepped into the intensely competitive tablet market with the launch of its Windows 8-based tablet ...
  180. H-P Revamps IT Ties with P&G - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    Hewlett-Packard Company's (HPQ) long-standing relation with the gigantic FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) dealer Procter ...
  181. Ingram Expands Digital Signage - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2012
    Ingram Micro Inc. (IM) adds to its portfolio every now and then. After announcing a bunch of cloud offerings last week, the ...
  182. Juniper Offers Data Center Solutions - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Sensing the improvement in demand in the data center segment, networking company Juniper Networks (JNPR) has come up with ...
  183. These Computer Giants Are Worth A Look

    June 12, 2012
    When it comes to the world of technology and specifically the world of computing, today's market leaders can easily become ...
  184. Xerox Inks Contract with Illinois - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    Xerox Corporation (XRX) has been on a deal-signing spree of late. After entering into an alliance with CHOICE Administrators ...
  185. Oracle Cloud Now Available - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    Oracle Corp. (ORCL) recently launched its much anticipated public cloud computing service. The public cloud system known ...
  186. CSC Fortifies Singapore Healthcare - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) recently announced that it will be offering one of its healthcare suites to a Singapore-based ...
  187. Ingram Floats More Cloud - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    Having witnessed the soaring demand for cloud computing and eagerness to transform into cloud infrastructure, Ingram Micro ...
  188. Salesforce Splashes Out $689 Million on Buddy Media

    June 4, 2012
    It was revealed on Monday that Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) has agreed to buy Buddy Media for $689 million. The deal will be ...
  189. Untimely Stocks For Patient Investors

    May 29, 2012
    Investing in out-of-favor stocks requires patience and discipline, attributes that aren't readily found amongst many investors ...
  190. Without Better Execution, Dell's Supposed Value Is Moot

    May 25, 2012
    While Dell still posts a double-digit return on capital, the stock is cheap for some very good reasons.
  191. Can BYOD Bring Aruba Networks Along For The Ride?

    May 23, 2012
    Aruba may be disappointing, but it's still growing and may be undervalued.
  192. Dell Blames the Sales Team for Tumbling Profit

    May 23, 2012
    It was not a good second quarter for Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), as the company dropped up to 13% in German trading after reporting ...
  193. Hidden Value Gem

    May 12, 2012
    Have you ever noticed that almost every ETF that frames itself as a value play sort of looks just like the next value ETF? ...
  194. Stock Market News for May 9, 2012 - Market News

    May 9, 2012
    Political apprehensions and uncertainty in the European region ensured benchmarks were left languishing in the red yesterday. ...
  195. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: CA Technologies, International ...

    May 4, 2012
    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: CA Technologies, International Business Machine, BMC Software, Hewlett-Packard and Symantec ...
  196. CA Offers New Services - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    CA Offers New Services - Analyst Blog
  197. Stock Market News for May 2, 2012 - Market News

    May 2, 2012
    Stock Market News for May 2, 2012 - Market News
  198. Shutterfly Beats, Revises Outlook - Analyst Blog

    May 2, 2012
    Shutterfly Beats, Revises Outlook - Analyst Blog
  199. Accenture Bolsters Saudi Connection - Analyst Blog

    May 2, 2012
    Accenture Bolsters Saudi Connection - Analyst Blog
  200. Build Diversity Through Beta

    May 2, 2012
    In conjunction with stock valuation ratios like the price-to-earnings ratio and the price-to-earnings-growth ratio, a stock's ...
  201. 3 Undervalued Tech-Sector Gems

    April 27, 2012
    Following are a trio of stocks that have yet to claw their way back to their perches before the global economic maelstrom ...
  202. EMC And The Difference Between Slow And Stop

    April 23, 2012
    EMC saw business slow, but it continues to look like a good growth-value mix in tech.
  203. Seagate - How Much, For How Long?

    April 20, 2012
    Seagate margins trounced expectations and fueled a much better per-share number, but the stock may not have legs as a long-term ...
  204. With Iffy Momentum, IBM Looks Expensive

    April 19, 2012
    Popularity has made IBM shares a little too pricey. Should IBM match its trailing free cash flow growth rate over the next ...
  205. 2 Tip-Top Tech Stocks

    April 13, 2012
    Many investors look to commodities and industrials to gauge the health of the economy, and thus the markets, but perhaps ...
  206. Can Surveillance Save Vimicro?

    April 11, 2012
    Vimicro is a tiny chip company looking for big growth from Chinese surveillance. Trading below 70% of tangible book value, ...
  207. Computer Giants Worth Looking at

    March 23, 2012
    Take a look at leading the computing giants.
  208. This Tech Champion's in Trouble

    March 22, 2012
    Google's core business will erode as "intelligent" software delivers answers without its search ads, writes MoneyShow.com ...
  209. Hedge Fund Guru: Seth Klarman’s Baupost Top Holdings

    March 19, 2012
    Some value investors stay out of the spotlight. Seth Klarman is one of those under-the-radar names.
  210. 3 Bargain Blue Chip Income Stocks

    March 14, 2012
    Tough times can lead to great opportunities for investors that keep their heads, do the work, and buy solid income stocks ...
  211. Lenovo Looking To Combine HP And Apple Models

    March 14, 2012
    Lenovo is an overlooked and undervalued global leader.
  212. Dell Secures SonicWALL In New Acquisition

    March 14, 2012
    Dell Inc. has just acquired another leg up on the competition, except this time, it's in less familiar territory.
  213. Mellanox Hanging Out In The Right Places

    March 12, 2012
    Mellanox has substantial growth potential, but the stock is hardly undervalued given its high EV/revenue multiple.
  214. 4 Techs to Watch for Buy Points

    March 1, 2012
    Technology stocks were showing strength in Tuesday’s session. Here are some sector names that aren’t always ...
  215. The Week Ahead: Will Crude Oil Crush the Recovery?

    February 28, 2012
    Select buying opportunities remain, but the combination of rising oil prices and latest deterioration in the financial sector ...
  216. 3 High-Volume Decliners

    February 28, 2012
    It seems that Thursday’s big declines in Safeway (SWY), American Electric Power (AEP), and Hewlett Packard (HPQ) were ...
  217. NetApp Puts Some Fears To Rest

    February 22, 2012
    NetApp is an undervalued growing No. 2 player in storage.
  218. Rackspace Has Already Racked Up A Demanding Valuation

    February 16, 2012
    Rackspace's services are in demand, but so too is the stock.
  219. Cisco Sees Better Margins, Small Growth

    February 13, 2012
    Cisco's margins are better, but the computer networking giant is expected to see low growth for the forseeable future.
  220. Finding Quality and Yield

    February 9, 2012
    The dividend yield theory helps Kelley Wright of Investment Quality Trends find value in the market. Here, he explains ...
  221. The Price of Apple's Huge Success

    February 6, 2012
    The tech giant’s gleaming product line is resting on a much uglier foundation of cruel outsourced manufacturing, a ...
  222. "Figuring Out" Apple Feels Like A Sisyphean Task

    January 26, 2012
    Apple does it again, just better.
  223. IBM's Mix Is Appealing, But The Valuation Isn't

    January 23, 2012
    IBM is not a bargain stock, but its quality and consistency still make it a sound investment.
  224. Dow Dogs Starting Strong In 2012

    January 23, 2012
    While 2012 still has a lot of time left, 2011's Dow Dogs could be 2012's gems.
  225. Can Fusion-IO Outrun The Tiger?

    January 17, 2012
    Fusion-IO stock may seem expensive, but it won't matter if the growth is there.
  226. SYNNEX – A Rising Player In A Brutal Business

    January 12, 2012
    Synnex is doing well in a tough industry and its value-added services should allow the company to keep growing.
  227. Will The Personal Computer Industry Ever Rebound? (DELL,HPQ,INTC)

    January 12, 2012
    Flooding in Thailand disrupted disk-drive factories which ultimately impacted PC production. The hiccup came at a fragile ...
  228. Service Providers Disconnect Juniper's Momentum

    January 11, 2012
    Juniper continues to struggle, but the growth potential of the industry suggests that there may be safer options in the tech ...
  229. Computer Giants Worth Looking at

    January 10, 2012
    Take a look at leading the computing giants.
  230. Build Diversity Through Beta

    January 9, 2012
    In conjunction with stock valuation ratios like the price-to-earnings ratio and the price-to-earnings-growth ratio, a stock's ...
  231. Apple May Yet Be Unreasonably Cheap

    January 5, 2012
    Even with conservative expectations, Apple looks like a bargain.
  232. 2 Firms Mastering Big Data

    December 26, 2011
    Technology makes its own niches at some point, and data management is a prime example, writes Rob DeFrancesco of Tech Stock ...
  233. TIBCO And The GARP Paradox

    December 26, 2011
    TIBCO has more growth left than the market seems to beleive.
  234. A Minor Slip Sends Red Hat Skidding

    December 21, 2011
    Red Hat continues to grow well, but valuation and margins are still issues.
  235. Aruba Still A Growth Story In A Growth Market

    November 23, 2011
    Aruba continues to post strong growth and share gains in an attractive IT market.
  236. Brocade Has More To Prove

    November 23, 2011
    Brocade took a step forward, but it's just one step.
  237. A Stumble For NetApp Isn't A Disaster

    November 21, 2011
    NetApp's setback is not a reason to ignore some real value and growth prospects.
  238. When Networking Pays

    November 17, 2011
    Here is one stock that has seen its share of ups and downs, but has never stopped innovating and adapting, writes Jim Fink ...
  239. Computer Giants Worth Looking at

    November 15, 2011
    Take a look at leading the computing giants.
  240. Cisco Dunks … On The Kiddie Hoop

    November 11, 2011
    Cisco has pleased the Street, but expectations were quite low.
  241. How Did Intel Do This?

    October 24, 2011
    We answer questions that Intel's surprising earnings are raising.
  242. Apple Getting The Benefit Of The Doubt

    October 24, 2011
    Apple's setback is likely a one-quarter phenomenon.
  243. Lukewarm Performance At IBM

    October 21, 2011
    IBM had a mixed quarter, but it remains one of the top-quality names in tech.
  244. EMC - The Best Company In The Best Business

    October 21, 2011
    EMC is a best of breed trading at mutt prices.
  245. Micron's Persistence Of Memory

    October 4, 2011
    Micron has been here before and investors may want to look here for a long-term bargain.
  246. Amazon's On Fire

    October 4, 2011
    With much fanfare, Amazon unveiled its new tablet, the Fire. Will it live up to the hype?
  247. Why Can't Oracle Quit Hewlett-Packard?

    October 4, 2011
    What is behind Oracle's seeming obsession with HP?
  248. Does The Market Expect Trouble At Accenture?

    October 3, 2011
    Accenture seems too cheap even in a recessionary economy.
  249. Aruba Still Wired On Growth

    August 30, 2011
    Aruba is well-positioned in one of the strongest growth markets in tech.
  250. That's Applegeddon

    August 27, 2011
    The departure of Steve Jobs may not hurt Apple in the short term, but the longer-term picture is less clear, writes MoneyShow.com ...
  251. Waiting For Applied Materials To Wash Out

    August 26, 2011
    Applied Materials lowers order guidance again, but is the bottom yet in sight?
  252. Can Apple Be Apple Without Jobs?

    August 25, 2011
    The long-awaited transition is here at last for Apple.
  253. Can Retailers Pass The Back-To-School Test?

    August 23, 2011
    Back-to-school shopping isn't looking like boom times for retailers.
  254. Apple's Secret Sauce Smothers Rivals

    August 23, 2011
    Apple owes its success to a different philosophy on product development.
  255. A Late Quarter Stumble Trips Up NetApp

    August 18, 2011
    NetApp's long-term growth potential should be enough to get it past this quarter's setbacks.
  256. Dell Deep In Value, But Does Anyone Care?

    August 17, 2011
    Dell's performance is not great, but the valuation is dismal.
  257. Microsoft Anything But Soft

    July 27, 2011
    Microsoft may not dominate like it used to, but the cash flow is undervalued.
  258. Right Place, Right Valuation For EMC

    July 25, 2011
    EMC is a rare combination of growth and value in the tech sector.
  259. VMware Maintains The Momentum

    July 25, 2011
    So long as VMware keeps up this pace, valuation doesn't matter.
  260. Tech Stocks Reaching Record Earnings

    July 25, 2011
    When it comes to some tech stocks, paying attention to what they're doing is more important than what others - or even they ...
  261. Big Blue Still Making The Green

    July 21, 2011
    IBM continues to offer investors a good way to play broad tech trends.
  262. Cisco Waves A White Flag

    July 21, 2011
    Cisco's layoffs are not going to fix what really ails the company.
  263. Apple Is Just Absurd

    July 21, 2011
    Apple continues to boggle the mind with its impossible profits.
  264. 3 Stocks with Potential to Double

    July 14, 2011
    Shares of these three companies have stunningly low P/E ratios, meaning even the smallest catalyst, like good news or higher-than-expected ...
  265. Computer Giants Worth Looking at

    July 8, 2011
    Take a look at leading the computing giants.
  266. Clouds Good And Bad For Red Hat

    June 24, 2011
    Red Hat continues to sign up new subs, but the marketing spend is a worry.
  267. The Secret of Oracle's Success

    June 23, 2011
    The database giant is helping its customers cut jobs, and should post another strong result after Thursday’s close, ...
  268. Is A Tax Holiday On The Way?

    June 21, 2011
    Publicly traded companies have over $1 trillion in cash waiting overseas. Will a tax holiday bring it home?
  269. Cisco - Value Trap Or Great Value?

    June 21, 2011
    Cisco has been crushed by the market as the company's growth prospects have weakened over the last few quarters.
  270. Is The PC Back From The Dead?

    June 15, 2011
    Anecdotal data on PCs would seem to be encouraging, but closer investigation reveals less growth than hoped.
  271. No Rain From This Cloud

    June 9, 2011
    In the long term, cloud computing may become one of the biggest tech trends of all time.
  272. John Paulson's Q1 Buys

    June 2, 2011
    We take a peek at Paulson and Company's holdings to see some stocks John Paulson has bought.
  273. Clouds Mean Bright Days For NetApp

    June 1, 2011
    NetApp is seeing strong demand for its mid- and high-range storage products as of late.
  274. May's Dow 30 Winners and Losers

    June 1, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks from May 2011!
  275. 3 Reasons Why Dell's Cash Is King

    May 31, 2011
    HP's stock is near a 52-week low. However, side-by-side with Dell, Dell's cash is king.
  276. Overreaction May Make Tech Data Worth A Look

    May 27, 2011
    Tech Data runs with a rough crowd, but value is value.
  277. Guidance Sours High-Flying Aruba

    May 26, 2011
    Aruba is clearly a hot growth idea, but may be a relative value among its peers.
  278. Saks Benefits From Luxury Surge

    May 19, 2011
    While other retailers have struggled, Saks has capitalized on the good fortunes of its affluent customers.
  279. Cisco: No Growth Today, Try Again Tomorrow

    May 16, 2011
    Cisco is struggling, but the current valuation suggests things will never get better.
  280. Does Symantec Have A Next Act?

    May 16, 2011
    Symantec has stabilized its business, but future growth seems uncertain.
  281. NVIDIA In Transition

    May 16, 2011
    NVDA is moving with dispatch to diversify, but valuation is a near-term roadblock.
  282. April's Dow 30 Winners and Losers

    May 2, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks from April 2011!
  283. Computer Giants Are Worth A Look

    April 21, 2011
    When it comes to the world of technology and specifically the world of computing, today's market leaders can easily become ...
  284. Cisco Dumps Flip - Who Stands To Profit?

    April 15, 2011
    Cisco's decision to get out of the pocket camcorder business says more about Cisco than it does about the viability of the ...
  285. March's Dow 30 Winners and Losers

    April 1, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks from March 2011!
  286. Computer Giants Worth Looking at

    March 14, 2011
    Dell's earnings announcement makes it an interesting play for the computer industry.
  287. Five Strong Socially Responsible Stocks

    March 7, 2011
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and wealth ...
  288. February's Dow 30 Winners and Losers

    March 1, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks from February 2011!
  289. A Real Dell Dilemma

    February 18, 2011
    Dell deserves to be cheap, but perhaps not this cheap.
  290. Cisco's Painful Transition

    February 14, 2011
    Cisco is going through a painful deceleration, but investors have already priced in a head-on crash.
  291. Is Eastman Kodak A Value Trap?

    February 8, 2011
    Eastman Kodak is either a value trap, or the buy of the century as the stock got pummeled by an adverse patent ruling and ...
  292. Q4 Earnings Results Superlatives

    February 2, 2011
    There are three clear leading groups that can be determined, based on Q4's earnings numbers.
  293. January's Dow 30 Winners and Losers

    February 1, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks from January 2011!
  294. Today's Xerox Not Just A Copy Of The Past

    January 28, 2011
    Xerox is changing, but Wall Street doesn't really care yet.
  295. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    January 25, 2011
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  296. Double Trouble For Seagate Technology

    January 21, 2011
    Like so many of yesteryear's once-hot tech companies, Seagate trades at a rather undemanding valuation.
  297. IBM: Big, Blue, And Kinda Cheap

    January 20, 2011
    IBM is big and old, but hardly past the point of relevance.
  298. December's Best And Worst Performing Dow 30 Components

    January 3, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks of December 2010!
  299. Looking Back On Tech In 2010

    December 28, 2010
    In the technology sector, the favorite few delivered exceptional results versus mediocre scores for the rest.
  300. Oracle Delivers Again

    December 20, 2010
    Oracle has seen its valuation multiple shrink over time. Although it will never be a Buffett pick, there may be some value ...
  301. Compellent Takes A Tough Bid

    December 13, 2010
    Dell's bid may be a blow for Compellent's shareholders, but it's still a fair price for the stock.
  302. Mellanox - To InfiniBand And Beyond?

    December 1, 2010
    Mellanox makes a logical play to expand its InfiniBand product line.
  303. Is Brocade Weaving A Winning Tale?

    November 25, 2010
    Brocade isn't helping its cause, but that does not mean there's no value here, and in the networking field altogether.
  304. Build Diversity Through Beta

    November 17, 2010
    In conjunction with stock valuation ratios like the price-to-earnings ratio and the price-to-earnings-growth ratio, a stock's ...
  305. Three ETF Value Picks

    October 27, 2010
    Value stocks appear to be back in vogue. We look at three stocks from three value ETFs.
  306. Oracle Sales, Earnings Jump

    September 21, 2010
    Oracle is in a good position to continue its strong growth and expansion, while many other tech companies have struggled ...
  307. The Next Cloud-Computing Takeovers

    September 20, 2010
    The mergers in the cloud-computing sector could just be starting. These stocks may be next the next takeover targets.
  308. Adding Some Smart-Money Touches

    September 17, 2010
    Retail investors now have a sophisticated set of tools at their disposal for finding new and uncorrelated asset classes
  309. 4 Companies That Should Have Sold Out

    September 9, 2010
    When company management gets unreasonably stubborn and refuses a merger or buyout, shareholders often pay the price.
  310. 3Par Suddenly A Hot Property

    August 24, 2010
    3Par went nowhere fast during the recession, but this storage company is now the prize in a bidding war.
  311. Best Bet In The Dow 30

    August 19, 2010
    According to Bespoke Investment Group, five stocks in the Dow 30 were oversold as of August 13.
  312. Dell Tries To Buy A Brighter Future

    August 17, 2010
    DELL's acquisition spree reignite growth or just burn up value?
  313. If HP Suffers, These Tech Titans Could Benefit

    August 11, 2010
    Has the recent departure of HP's CEO opened a gap for the company's competitors?
  314. A Good Omen From Oracle

    June 28, 2010
    Current results got a boost from pent-up demand, but the long-term picture is quite rosy.
  315. Is Competition Eroding Best Buy's Business?

    June 17, 2010
    Best Buy management brushed off its recent earnings shortfall as a short-term blip in its business trends.
  316. EMC's Downside Risk

    June 3, 2010
    Shares of EMC may possess a fair amount of downside risk over the next three to five years.
  317. Look To Semiconductors For Earnings Growth

    May 26, 2010
    Some expect earnings to grow in the semiconductor industry, but who are the major players?
  318. Can Apple Stay Fresh?

    May 26, 2010
    Amidst accusations of prudishness and an overbearing approach to partners, Apple just got a $400 price target. Is it due ...
  319. 3 Bellwethers Worth A Look

    May 21, 2010
    We look at some big stocks that look downright attractive given the recent sell-off in the market.
  320. Dow's Biggest Losers When It Tanked

    May 10, 2010
    On Thursday, May 6, the Dow tanked 1,000 points before pushing its way back up.
  321. Companies Upgraded In May

    May 5, 2010
    It's usually positive news for a company's stock when it gets an analyst upgrade. But sometimes it should be taken with a ...
  322. Hewlett-Packard Throws Palm A Lifeline

    April 29, 2010
    Considering the alternatives, being acquired by HP was the best Palm could have hoped for.
  323. 5 Stocks From McDonald's Portfolio

    April 27, 2010
    Take a look inside the profit sharing and savings portfolio McDonald's runs for its employees.
  324. Big Blue's Results A Clear Sign Of Tech Recovery

    April 22, 2010
    IBM's latest results suggest a second-half recovery is in the cards for technology.
  325. Best Buy's Bright Future

    March 29, 2010
    Best Buy will see smoother sailing going forward and this means continued gains for shareholders.
  326. Pepsi's Repurchase And Dividend Increase Is Bad For Shareholders

    March 17, 2010
    Find out why there are far bettter moves for management to make, and how Pepsi's latest announcement is bad for its shareholders.
  327. Tech's 10-Year Turnaround

    March 15, 2010
    Tech has went from an overvalued bubble to one of the most undervalued sectors in the last ten years.
  328. Computer Giants You Shouldn't Miss

    February 24, 2010
    Dell's earnings announcement makes it an interesting play for the computer industry.
  329. Recent Results Tarnish Brocade's Takeover Luster

    February 24, 2010
    Though the network hardware space is white hot, Brocade is not looking like a takeover target.
  330. The Wind is at IBM’s Back

    January 25, 2010
    IBM currently stands out for its consistency, reasonable valuation and product and geographic breadth.
  331. Intel On The Upswing

    January 22, 2010
    Intel's operations are on an upswing and on their way to the next inevitable peak and subsequent downturn
  332. j2 Global An Appealing Small-Cap Tech Play

    December 24, 2009
    The company's valuation already discounts tepid near-term trends, which could pique the interest of a strategic acquirer.
  333. 4 Tech Stocks In Need Of Some Holiday Spirit

    December 8, 2009
    We look at four tech stocks that are on the downswing.
  334. Stocks At Or Near Bull Market Highs

    October 23, 2009
    The DJIA is more than 4,000 points from its bull market high, but many stocks are already there.
  335. Don't Bet On The PC Industry Just Yet

    October 21, 2009
    Not all PC makers are following in Apple's footsteps, leaving investors to wonder if the computer is recovering at all, or ...
  336. Accenture's Future Remains Bright

    October 5, 2009
    Accenture’s business model remains fully intact and will benefit during the next uptick in global activity.
  337. Is Xerox Set To Print Serious Money?

    October 1, 2009
    We look at whether Xerox's recent purchase of ACS makes the company an attractive investment.
  338. Services Anyone?

    September 30, 2009
    The plethora of hardware companies buying IT services companies raises the question of who might be next.
  339. Profit Using High And Low Turnover Funds

    September 24, 2009
    We look at the top five holdings for two of the best large growth funds over the last five years.
  340. Dell's Compelling Quarter

    September 1, 2009
    Like it or not, Dell is a force to be reckoned with. We examine the company's latest quarter.
  341. Why Dell Computes

    August 26, 2009
    Dell's upcoming earnings look promising - despite the current economic instability.
  342. Time To Cozy Up To Staples?

    August 18, 2009
    Companies with recent insider buying and good numbers like Staples could be a great buy.
  343. A Look Inside Intel's Recent Stock Run

    July 28, 2009
    Read about management expectations and future prospects of these technology stocks.
  344. IBM Is A Profit Machine

    July 20, 2009
    IBM has prudently chosen to pursue a strategy that emphasizes profitability over size.
  345. Google Takes Aim At Microsoft

    July 13, 2009
    Google is set to challenge Microsoft with its Chrome operating system.
  346. Company Founders Rock

    July 7, 2009
    Companies run by the their founders tend to outperform their peers and the market over time.
  347. Sustainable Stocks To Watch

    June 30, 2009
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  348. Server War Fuels Acquisition Speculation

    May 26, 2009
    Brocade is winning shares in the fast-growing server market and with personal computers sales struggling, that makes it a ...
  349. Will Dell Bend To Pressure?

    May 20, 2009
    Dell shares may look cheap, but that doesn’t mean they are a good deal.
  350. Cash Is King For Two Tech Giants

    May 15, 2009
    In an economic downturn, companies with cash have the flexibility to raise dividends, buyback shares and acquire new holdings ...
  351. IBM Stores Up For Next Acquisition

    April 21, 2009
    Acquisitions have been a major component of IBM's global growth strategy - a key reason why investors should keep an eye ...
  352. Time To Try On Gap?

    April 7, 2009
    Gap's low P/E makes it one of a few promising retail stocks that investors should investigate.
  353. Portfolio Ideas From Small Business Owners

    March 6, 2009
    Build a portfolio based on small business owners spending habbits.
  354. Investing In State Farm's Starting Five

    February 23, 2009
    Creativity is the key to developing investment ideas.
  355. Caterpillar Rising With The Tide

    February 10, 2009
    Caterpillar is improving sales during tough economic times.
  356. Scanning Xerox's Investment Potential

    February 3, 2009
    Xerox is churning out a good share price, making it an appealing business technology play.
  357. Tech Sector Layoffs Suggest Tough 2009

    February 3, 2009
    A growing wave of layoffs suggests that the tech sector could be facing a worse-than-expected 2009.
  358. Seagate Sags Beneath Brutal Economic Environment

    January 28, 2009
    Seagate's dismal quarter raises questions about the company's ability to survive the current recession.
  359. Big Blue's Strategy Is Paying Dividends

    January 26, 2009
    IBM is standing tall in a challenging global environment for most firms.
  360. Intel's Big Miss

    January 13, 2009
    As the stock's expectations drop, should your expectations rise for a long-term value stock?
  361. Build Diversity Through Beta

    November 26, 2008
    Learn how mixing high and low beta stocks from the Dow can be the first step in creating a diversified portfolio.
  362. Dell's Q3 Doesn't Compute

    November 21, 2008
    There's big trouble ahead for PC giant Dell despite better than expected third quarter.
  363. Fairfax Gets Defensive

    November 17, 2008
    Prem Watsa, founder of Toronto-based insurance company Fairfax Financial and Warren Buffett "twin", takes defensive stance.
  364. Intel Not Out Of The Woods

    October 16, 2008
    Intel’s problems could be delayed, not avoided
  365. Virtual Meetings Go Mainstream

    October 7, 2008
    Companies are cutting travel budgets, and the solution may be virtual meetings. Companies like Polycom are leading the way.
  366. Can Tech's Four Horsemen Continue To Outperform?

    October 1, 2008
    Google, Apple, Research in Motion and Amazon have all held up well despite the market carnage. Can they continue to outperform?
  367. Dell's Insider Buy No Bottom Signal

    September 10, 2008
    $100 million is a lot of money, but CEO Michael Dell's insider buying doesn't signal a bottom for the stock.
  368. Lexmark: Value Play Or Trap?

    September 9, 2008
    Lexmark has seen sales drop in each of the last six quarters with more to come, but a new business plan and restructuring ...
  369. Solid Intel

    April 18, 2008
    Given its market share, operating leverage and overseas potential, even a cynic would admit Intel looks attractive right ...
  370. AMD Roller Coaster Enough To Make You Sick

    April 10, 2008
    One quarter AMD can't meet expectations, the next it blows them out of the water, and then it fails again. The wild ride ...
  371. Red Hat Thrives As IT Budgets Shrivel

    March 28, 2008
    Inexpensive open source software should do well as IT managers are forced to stretch their shrinking budgets.
  372. Three Lean Green Earnings Machines (HPQ, MAR, MCD)

    November 19, 2007
    We explore companies whose green efforts lead to improved efficiency and increased shareholder value.
  373. Five Big Names Going Green (HPQ, PCG, C)

    November 2, 2007
    We examine companies that have made eco-friendly strides in recent years while maintaining shareholder value.
  374. Dell's Profit Jumps 46%; Risks Remain (DELL)

    September 4, 2007
    Dell beat the recent estimate, but there are lingering concerns about the computer manufacturer and its deal with Wal-Mart.
  375. Xerox Insiders Snapping Up Shares (XRX)

    August 8, 2007
    The stock is near its 52-week low and insiders are buying, perhaps the stock is worth a second look.
  376. EMC Spins Out Of Control?

    July 10, 2007
    Think twice before buying into the EMC Corp. spinnoff VMware. The company's virtualization software is hot, but investors ...
  377. Turning The Rumor Mill (DELL, TRMP, NFLX, MRK)

    June 12, 2007
    A roundup of the week's popular news stories and market rumors.
  378. Getting Paid For Innovation (IBM, DELL, EMC)

    June 1, 2007
    A $10,000 investment in IBM two years ago is worth $13,900 today, but for DELL it's only $6,600 - find out why.
  379. Dell Shopping At The Radio Shack? (RSH)

    May 14, 2007
    A Rumored Dell buyout would just be the icing on the cake for investors in gadget-retailer Radio Shack.
  380. Who's Nifty Now? (XRX, HPQ, PBI)

    May 9, 2007
    "Nifty 50" member Xerox was a safe stock in the 1970s, but with the office equipment industry changing, can it keep up?
  381. Microsoft Pushed Out Of The Search Business (GOOG, MSFT)

    April 17, 2007
    Microsoft could have gained back some of its online prowess by purchasing DoubleClick. Instead, it let rival Google walk ...
  382. Can Sun Microsystems Grow Without Acquisitions? (SUNW)

    March 21, 2007
    Sun Microsystems has been growing by buying companies. Can it demonstrate that its core business can expand on its own?
  383. As Cheap as It's Going to Get (NTAP)

    March 19, 2007
    If Network Appliance's earnings don't catch the eye of investors, the company's cash flows should. Get the stock while it's ...
  384. Apple Needs iPhone to Offset Slowing Sales (AAPL)

    March 14, 2007
    Despite its past success, Apple will need its new iPhone product to produce sizable sales if it is to keep its share price ...
  385. Corporate Computer Security Steps Up (VDSI)

    January 24, 2007
    Security firm VDSI looks to be well-positioned to lead its market niche to further growth and its shareholders to strong ...
  386. Paying Steep CEO Salaries For Flat Share Price Performance

    January 22, 2007
    Are the lucrative pay packages of today's prominent executives really worth the high price tag?
  387. Chips Dip, But Could Ultimately Prove Hip (INTC, AMD)

    January 18, 2007
    Investors might want to consider jumping back into the major chip makers...in a few quarters.
  388. What's Under That Crumpled Hat? (RHAT)

    December 6, 2006
    Bad news at Red Hat could mean good news for buyers of the stock.
  389. Is Dell's Comeback For Real? (DELL)

    November 27, 2006
    DELL's recent quarterly performance was strong, but the stock shows limited upside going forward.
  390. Dell Down Deeper

    May 10, 2006
    Dell shares are down. They could fall further.
  391. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 1

    November 15, 2005
    Part one of a two part piece on the Buffett- coined concept of "economic moat".
  392. The Little Things That Matter

    October 26, 2005
    Everybody's talking about it but how exactly do you invest in nanotechnology? Let David Harper shed some light on the subject.
  393. The Most Dangerous Sport (for Investors)

    July 26, 2005
    Cable news can be good for many things - sports, late night movies, syndicated televsion favorites. However, cable television ...
  394. Peter Lynch's Crayon Cannot Help Us Now

    May 11, 2005
    If the idea is that you should only invest in companies that you understand, it is both appealing and wrong for us today. ...
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