$SCSC (ScanSource, Inc.)

$SCSC {{ '2016-08-29T22:29:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Chris McGinnis of Sidoti & Company asks about the KBZ acquisition. $SCSC said one of the challenges it is facing is around one vendor who has a different quarterly year than the company. This affects $SCSC's ability to be accurate in its forecast. $SCSC does not believe this reflects the strength of the business but only the timing of revenues.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T23:30:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL is in the process of testing and developing Google Maps to enhance the customer experience. The company intends to roll out Store Sales Measurement in the coming months to enable advertisers to measure revenue, in addition to store visits. Going ahead, Google sees strong growth for YouTube across all platforms, including television.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:35:02+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 3Q17, $GOOGL expects headcount additions to be seasonally high. Going ahead, significant contributions are expected from the growing non-ads revenue businesses, especially Google Play. Google continues to shift its focus to AI-driven computing, with efforts to make the technology available to people across the world.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:12:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL said the 20% growth in search revenue in 2Q17 was driven mainly by mobile search and YouTube. The $2.8Bil capital expenditure reflected investments in production equipment facilities and development of data centers. The internet search leader raised its stock–based compensation by 40% annually to $1.9Bil in the second quarter.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:13:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GOOGL said revenues of the Google segment grew 21% annually to $25.76Bil in 2Q17. Revenues of Other Bets division climbed 34% to $248MM. Revenues from US operations advanced 23%, and those from Europe, Middle East and Africa moved up 14%. APAC revenues grew 28%, while other Americas revenues dropped 8%.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:00:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Earnings of search service behemoth $GOOGL fell sharply in 2Q17, hurt by penalty imposed by the EU in an antitrust lawsuit. EPS dropped to $5.01 from $7 last year, despite a 21% rise in revenues. There was a 52% annual growth in aggregate paid clicks, while aggregate cost-per-click dropped 23%. Alphabet’s Other Bets division remained in loss.

$GOOG {{ '2017-07-24T20:58:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GOOG $GOOGL Alphabet Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$AMAT {{ '2017-07-24T15:52:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMAT, a provider of materials engineering solutions, has appointed Dan Durn as SVP, effective August 7, 2017. Durn, a semiconductor industry veteran, will assume the role of CFO also, effective August 24. Most recently, Durn served NXP Semiconductors as CFO. Earlier, he held leadership positions in Freescale Semiconductor and Globalfoundries.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:22:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSFT said the large markets like the US, Germany and Japan performed better than its expectations in 4Q17. To compete with its competitors $GOOGL and $AMZN, Microsoft invested about $3.3Bil in CapEx, which includes the capital leases. This was up sequentially partly due to the deferral of planned datacenter spending from 3Q17 to 4Q17.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-20T22:39:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT, the 3rd largest market cap firm in US after $AAPL and $GOOGL, reported a profit that doubled in the tech giant's final quarter of 2017. The strong performance was boosted by growth in Cloud and Office businesses. GAAP net income surged 109% to $6.5Bil. GAAP EPS spiked up 112% to $0.83, aided by tax benefits. Non-GAAP EPS grew 42% to $0.98.

$IM {{ '2017-07-20T20:41:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In a bid to boost its cloud platform, $IM has appointed Richard Dufty as SVP of the company’s Global Cloud Platform Group. Tim FitzGerald joins as VP of Cloud Channel Sales, North America, Ingram Micro Cloud. Jason Bystrak, previously head of North America Cloud Channel Sales, is the new executive director, Partner Enablement, Ingram Micro Cloud.

$SNX {{ '2017-07-20T14:11:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Concentrix Corp., a subsidiary of $SNX, agreed to buy Tigerspike. Alex Burke, CEO of Tigerspike, will stay as the leader of Tigerspike and join Concentrix' senior executive staff, reporting to Chris Caldwell, President of Concentrix. It is anticipated that the transaction will close in 3Q17.

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-20T12:48:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In regard with its battle against $AAPL, $QCOM has filed patent infringement complaints against the iPhone maker with both the International Trade Commission and in Federal Court in the US. The ITC investigation is expected to commence in August and the case will be tried next year.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:27:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 4Q17 $QCOM expects its revenue to be in the range of $5.4-6.2Bil. The company expects its diluted EPS to be about $0.55-0.65 and non-GAAP EPS to be in the range of $0.75-0.85. This guidance does not include QTL revenues related to the sale of $AAPL products by Apple’s contract manufacturers

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:23:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM's 3Q17 results were negatively impacted due to the actions taken by $AAPL's contract manufacturers, who failed to fully report and not pay royalties due on the sales of $AAPL products. Due to this the company did not provide certain metrics of its QTL business, which include total device sales and related estimated ranges of device shipment.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:08:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM, that is facing several litigation issues, posted 40% drop in 3Q17 earnings, mainly due to the bitter legal battle with $AAPL, who did not report and pay royalties. Revenues fell 11% YoY to $5.4Bil. Net income were $0.9Bil, or $0.58 per share, down 40% from $1.4Bil, or $0.97 per share in 3Q16. Excluding items, $QCOM earned $0.83 per share.

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-19T12:49:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Isabel Ge Mahe, VP of Wireless Technologies, has been named $AAPL's VP and MD of Greater China business, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. In this newly created role, Ge Mahe will provide leadership and coordination across Apple’s China-based team. She will assume her new role, based in Shanghai, later this summer.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-18T14:54:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT partners with Chinese Internet search giant $BIDU. Baidu will use the tech giant's cloud computing platform Microsoft Azure for its self-driving car project Apollo. Baidu, which competes with $GOOG and $TSLA in the self-driving vehicle market, will use Microsoft's Azure and share its technologies with Apollo partners outside China.

$IT {{ '2017-07-13T12:15:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

According to preliminary results by $IT, Worldwide PC shipments totaled 61.1MM units in 2Q17, a 4.3% decline from last year. Shipments in 2Q17 were the lowest quarter volume since 2007. $HPQ reclaimed the top position from Lenovo in the worldwide PC market in 2Q17, followed by $DELL and $AAPL succeeding in third and fourth place.

$MSM {{ '2017-07-13T12:03:45+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSM expects 4Q17 gross margins to be 43.8%, plus or minus 20 basis points and sees a typical sequential decline in margins for 4Q17. The company expects midpoint operating expenses to be about $230MM and effective tax rate of 37.3%. Operating margin is now expected to be around 12.6% at the midpoint of forecast.

$MSM {{ '2017-07-13T11:58:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSM's capital expenditures were $12.4MM in 3Q17 and now expects its FY17 capital expenditures to be around $55-60MM. $MSM's operating cash flow conversion ratio and that’s net cash from operating activities divided by net income was around 99% in 3Q17 and it expects to end the fiscal year at roughly the same level.

Recent Transcripts

TESS (TESSCO Technologies Inc.)
Wednesday, July 19 2017 - 12:30pm
INFY (Infosys Limited)
Friday, July 14 2017 - 12:30pm
INFY (Infosys Limited)
Friday, July 14 2017 - 6:00am
FAST (Fastenal Company)
Wednesday, July 12 2017 - 2:00pm
MSM (MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc.)
Wednesday, July 12 2017 - 12:30pm
SNX (SYNNEX Corp.)
Thursday, June 22 2017 - 9:00pm
TECD (Tech Data Corp.)
Thursday, June 1 2017 - 1:00pm
PLUS (ePlus inc.)
Wednesday, May 24 2017 - 8:30pm
AMAT (Applied Materials Inc)
Thursday, May 18 2017 - 8:30pm
HWCC (Houston Wire & Cable Company)
Wednesday, May 10 2017 - 3:00pm
SCSC (ScanSource, Inc.)
Tuesday, May 9 2017 - 9:00pm
TESS (TESSCO Technologies Inc.)
Tuesday, May 9 2017 - 12:30pm
INAP (Internap Corporation)
Tuesday, May 9 2017 - 12:30pm
MDRX (Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.)
Thursday, May 4 2017 - 8:30pm
ARW (Arrow Electronics, Inc.)
Thursday, May 4 2017 - 5:00pm
GIB (CGI Group Inc.)
Wednesday, May 3 2017 - 1:00pm
BDC (Belden Inc.)
Wednesday, May 3 2017 - 12:30pm
AAPL (Apple Inc)
Tuesday, May 2 2017 - 9:00pm
WSTG (Wayside Technology Group, Inc.)
Friday, April 28 2017 - 2:00pm
AMKR (Amkor Technology Inc)
Thursday, April 27 2017 - 9:00pm

AlphaGraphics you may like