Quanta Services (PWR) Poised to Beat Q3 Earnings: Here's Why

Quanta Services (PWR) Poised to Beat Q3 Earnings: Here's Why
Quanta Services, Inc. PWR is slated to report third-quarter 2017 results before the opening bell on Nov 2. Quanta Services has had a dismal earnings surprise history, with three misses and one in-line earnings over the trailing four quarters, for an average negative surprise of 4.5%. Last quarter, the company’s earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 7.4%. However, we... Read More

Paycom Software Processes Another Beat

Paycom Software Processes Another Beat
Paycom Software (NYSE: PAYC) , a company focused on payroll and human resources software, reported its third-quarter results on Tuesday, Oct. 31. The company produced revenue that topped its own expectations and raised guidance yet again. Shares were down about 8% as of 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, apparently because guidance was below analyst expectations. Let’s dig into the details to get a... Read More

Ecolab (ECL) Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Ecolab (ECL) Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Ecolab (NYSE: ECL)Q3 2017 Earnings Conference CallOct. 31, 2017, 1:00 p.m. EDT Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Greetings, and welcome to the Ecolab Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-answer session will follow the formal presentation.... Read More

Time to Get Greedy With Himax Technologies, Inc. Stock

Time to Get Greedy With Himax Technologies, Inc. Stock
Considering its stock’s performance in 2017 (up 68%), declining revenue year over year, and major expenditures, Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX) may seem an unlikely candidate to get greedy with right now. But that’s a near-term perspective. For investors with an eye toward the future, Himax hits all the right buttons. Like most pure growth stocks, its share price will fluctuate... Read More

Check Point (CHKP) Q3 Earnings Top, Q4 View Soft, Stock Down

Check Point (CHKP) Q3 Earnings Top, Q4 View Soft, Stock Down
Continuing with its upbeat performance for the sixth straight quarter, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. CHKP yesterday reported strong results for third-quarter 2017. Quarterly revenues came in at the higher-end of the company’s expectations, while earnings came above the guidance range. Moreover, the top and bottom lines both surpassed the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. Check Point’s non-GAAP earnings per share... Read More

Why FormFactor, Inc. Is Tanking Today

Why FormFactor, Inc. Is Tanking Today
What happened In response to sharing disappointing guidance with investors, shares of FormFactor (NASDAQ: FORM) , an equipment supplier to the semiconductor industry, fell as much as 13% in early morning trading on Wednesday. So what FormFactor’s third-quarter results looked good and continued the company’s streak of beating estimates. Revenue came in at $143.7 million, which was at the high end... Read More

Seattle Genetics, Inc.: Double-Digit Revenue Growth, but the Best Is Yet to Come

Seattle Genetics, Inc.: Double-Digit Revenue Growth, but the Best Is Yet to Come
Sales of Seattle Genetics ‘s (NASDAQ: SGEN) Adcetris in the U.S. and Canada jumped 13% year over year in the third quarter, but it’s still a relatively small seller for a cancer drug, especially considering that Adcetris has been on the market for six years. Fortunately, sales should accelerate from here with an expanded approval under review at the FDA and... Read More