Want to join the conversation?
For 1Q16, $EMN said that CapEx totaled $110MM and expects full-year 2016 CapEx to be approx. $650MM, maybe a little less as the year unfolds. Free cash flow was a negative $63MM for the quarter, consistent with expectations. $EMN said that 1Q16 dividend was $68MM and effective tax rate improved to approx. 24%.
The U.S. Treasury will be receiving $10 billion as dividends from the combined government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This is a sign that a recovered housing market is allowing the once-ailing firms to subsidize federal government spending.
$CSCO shift from hardware to becoming a software behemoth seems to be working for the company so far. Stock has seen a steady rise since the change. But is it sustainable?
Heard about the next generation iPhone. Going by the reports, it is believed that $AAPL will release three iphones this year.
Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrested under $36 million bribery charges. Stocks are also down. This is going to impact the sale of its Galaxy 8, set for April release. Here’s an opportunity for $AAPL to capitalize on a rival’s fall.