By Peter Mycroft Psaras : On Tuesday November 26, 2013, Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ ) reported its 2013 4th quarter results and had numbers that beat analysts' estimates. The following day its stock price was well rewarded as it soared 9% higher. HPQ's CEO Meg Whitman on the company's conference call, ...
By Kofi Bofah : Numerous seasoned retail analysts have already labeled the looming 2013 Holiday Season as the worst sales event of its kind since 2008. In 2008, Americans were coping with the fallout of a credit crisis that was the epicenter that jarred the real estate and stock markets into major
option is iShares U.S. Technology ETF IYW (0.45% expense ratio). It does not ..... and 17% of iShares U.S. Technology ETF IYW . During the past 10 years, this ETF has ..... volatility of return has been 18.7%, while IYW 's also has been 18.9%. XLK's slightly
deliver twice the daily return of the Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index, which is tracked by the fund iShares U.S. Technology IYW . Investors looking for exposure to the technology sector also could consider Technology Select Sector SPDR XLK and Vanguard
By Morningstar : By Robert Goldsborough As the U.S. stock market has continued its climb in 2013, investors in large- and mid-cap U.S. technology stocks might wonder whether there's much more runway left. Certain technology subsectors, such as Internet and semiconductors, have done very well, while
iShares U.S. Technology Sector Index IYW , which cost 0.18% and 0.45%, respectively ..... services firms such as AT&T and Verizon. IYW , by contrast, holds no IT services companies ..... performances of the three ETFs--VGT, XLK, and IYW --are almost perfectly correlated. Over
Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA ), SPDR S&P 500 ( SPY ), PowerShares QQQ ( QQQ ), and the iShares US Technology ETF ( IYW ). Intel is a component of all of these ETFs. Here is a look at how these ten names have performed Complete Story »
Investors seeking exposure to the tech sector can consider Vanguard Information Technology ETF VGT and iShares Dow Jones US Technology IYW , which carry expense ratios of 0.14% and 0.45%, respectively. These funds and XLK are almost
By Saibus Research : The good news for Apple Inc.'s ( AAPL ) stakeholders is that its FY 2013 fiscal period is finished. Apple's business operating performance momentum has slowed down relative to the heady growth rates it achieved from 1997 to 2012. Apple reported FY 2013 revenue of $170.9B and ...
By Bidness Etc : (Click to enlarge) Bidness Etc. believes that despite losing its status as a growth stock, Apple's ability to pay dividends, an aggressive share buyback plan and cheap valuations make it a long term buy. Apple Inc. ( AAPL ) surprised skeptics by selling a record nine million units