Russian Ads Overshadow Facebook's Otherwise Fabulous Quarter

Russian Ads Overshadow Facebook's Otherwise Fabulous Quarter
After last quarter’s blowout performance , Facebook, Inc. ‘s (NASDAQ: FB) third-quarter financial release came against the backdrop of company executives’ testimony in Congressional hearings about Russian-bought political ads during the U.S. election. The controversy didn’t seem to have any impact on current results, but the company announced plans to increase its safety and security spending to address this and... Read More

Disney Earnings: What to Watch

Disney Earnings: What to Watch
It’s been six years since Disney (NYSE: DIS) posted a decline in annual operating results, but that streak could end when the company announces its fiscal fourth-quarter numbers this week. Its revenue and profits are both running lower through the last nine months, while consensus estimates have the entertainment giant posting flat sales for the year. It won’t matter to... Read More

Can Albemarle (ALB) Beat Q3 Earnings on Lithium Strength?

Can Albemarle (ALB) Beat Q3 Earnings on Lithium Strength?
Albemarle Corporation ALB will release its third-quarter 2017 results after the bell on Nov 8. The chemical maker’s adjusted earnings of $1.13 per share for second-quarter 2017 topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.11. Revenues rose around 10% year over year to $737.3 million, aided by favorable impacts of pricing and higher sales volume in the Lithium and Advanced Materials... Read More

Low Waste Revenues to Hurt Stericycle's (SRCL) Q3 Earnings?

Low Waste Revenues to Hurt Stericycle's (SRCL) Q3 Earnings?
Waste management firm Stericycle, Inc. SRCL is scheduled to report third-quarter 2017 results after the closing bell on Nov 8. The company is likely to report lower revenues in Regulated Waste and Compliance Services segment that accounts for more than half of total revenues, due to stiff industry-wide competition. This is likely to result in lower earnings for the quarter.... Read More

3 High Growth Stocks You Could Regret Not Buying

3 High Growth Stocks You Could Regret Not Buying
Long-term investing has been shown to outperform short-term trading, and while buying high-growth stocks means suffering through periods that will test every investor’s patience, I think it will be well worth owning Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) , Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS) , and Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE: ZEN) . It’s all about options Want to run a traditional bricks-and-mortar retail store... Read More