Shares and Indices

Shares and Indices

Mastercard Q4 results announced

Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA) announced the latest financial results for the previous quarter before the market open on Thursday. World’s third largest financial services company beat both revenue and earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Q4 2022. The company reported revenue of $5.817 billion vs. $5.793 billion estimate. EPS at $2.65 per ...

January 27, 2023
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Tesla posts mixed Q4 results

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) reported Q4 2022 financial results after the market close in the US on Wednesday. World’s largest automaker reported revenue that fell short of Wall Street expectations at $24.32 billion (up by 37% vs. Q4 2021) vs. $24.669 billion expected. The company beat earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Q4. EPS at $1.19 pe...

January 26, 2023
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Microsoft results announced – the stock jumps in the after-hours

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported the latest financial results on Wall Street after the market close on Tuesday. Let’s take a closer look at the results. The US technology giant reported revenue of $52.747 billion for quarter ending on December 31, 2022 (up by 2% year-over-year), narrowly falling short of $52.987 billion revenue ex...

January 25, 2023
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How to optimise your dividends and maximise your returns?

What is a dividend?   A dividend is a payment made by a company to its shareholders to give back some of its profits or return. Dividends are most often paid to shareholders, annually, semi-annual, or quarterly. Non annual dividends that are paid periodically are known as interim dividends.  Companies can also pay dividends at their dis...

January 20, 2023
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Is the ASX heading toward all-time highs?

The outlook for the Australian equities market is one of the best globally and is set up to cope with a potential recession. The Australian market showed itself to be robust in much of the volatility and downturn of last year being one of the more solid economies. This relative strength has carried so far into 2023 and has largely been due to th...

January 17, 2023
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TSMC posts strong Q4 results – the stock is rising

TSMC posts strong Q4 results – the stock is rising Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM) reported Q4 financial results before the market open in the US on Thursday. The Taiwanese company reported revenue of $20.554 billion for Q4, falling slightly short of Wall Street estimate of $20.574 billion. TSMC reported ea...

January 13, 2023
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What is going on with Tesla’s share price?

What is going on with Tesla’s share price? Tesla is now one of the world’s most recognisable brands and companies. A leader in technology and pioneer of the electric vehicle space. The company has become a beacon of hope for the charge against climate change and move towards a more a carbon friendly future. At the centre of the company is its ...

January 10, 2023
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US Dollar Index

The US Dollar Index plummeted on Tuesday, December 13, breaking below a major support following a softer-than-expected inflation report for November. This led to investors scaling back expectations for future Federal Reserve rate increases. Since the initial drop after announcement was released, the price of the Dollar Index has recovered al...

December 19, 2022
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Oracle results beat Wall Street estimates

The US software and hardware manufacturer Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced its latest financial results after the market close in the US on Monday. The company posted solid results for the Fiscal 2023 Q2, beating analyst estimates for revenue and earnings per share (EPS). Revenue reported at $12.275 billion vs. $11.959 billion expect...

December 14, 2022
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Is the SP500 ready for next move down?

The major American Indices have begun the last month of the year with in an extremely bearish state as recessionary fears rise to the surface again. With the positive sentiment relating to a potential pivot from the federal reserve seemingly disappearing, thoughts of a hard landing have become increasingly prominent. Even with an expected slowdown ...

December 7, 2022
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AutoZone results beat expectations

AutoZone Inc. (NYSE: AZO) reported the latest financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2022 (12 weeks) that ended on November 19, 2022. The largest US retailer of aftermarket automotive parts reported revenue of $3.985 billion (up by 8.6% year-over-year) vs. $3.865 billion expected. The company reported EPS of $27.45 per share for th...

December 7, 2022
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Salesforce tops Q3 estimates, Co-CEO steps down

The world’s leading customer relationship management company Salesforce Inc. (NYSE: CRM) announced its latest financial results after the market close in the US on Wednesday. The company beat both revenue and earnings per share (EPS) estimates. Revenue reported at $7.84 billion (up by 14% year-over-year) vs. $7.827 billion expected. EPS ...

December 2, 2022
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Intuit results exceed expectations

Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) reported its latest financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2023, which ended October 31, after the market close in the US on Tuesday. The US software company beat both revenue and earnings per share (EPS) estimates for the quarter. Intuit reported revenue of $2.597 billion (up by 29% year-over-year) vs. $...

November 30, 2022
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Pinduoduo tops revenue estimates for Q3 – the stock is rising

The Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo Inc. (NASDAQ: PDD) announced its unaudited Q3 financial results on Monday. The company beat revenue estimates for the quarter, but fell short of earnings per share (EPS) estimates. Revenue reported at $4.991 billion (an increase of 65% year-over-year) vs. $4.315 billion estimate. EPS at $0.302 per ...

November 29, 2022
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Shares of Deere rise as financial results exceed expectations

Shares of Deere rise as financial results exceed expectations Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) announced financial results on Wednesday for the fourth quarter that ended on October 30, 2022. The US manufacturer of farm machinery and industrial equipment reported revenue of $15.536 billion for the quarter, which was above analyst forecast of $13...

November 24, 2022
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