Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) released its quarterly report on May 15, where both the earnings and the EPS exceeded Bloomberg's expectations. The earnings hit CNY 93.50B, or $13.60B, 50.60% more than a year before, while the net profit rose by 250%, reaching CNY 25.83B, or $3.72B.
Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) reported negative net profit for the first time in fourteen years, which pushed the stock down by 16%. Hailong Xiang, the Senior Vice President who had been running the company since the IPO, resigned, his post being taken by Dou Shen, the former Mobile Product Vice President. This proves that the current company's scheme got obsolete and does not yield enough profit; Baidu is now likely to get mobile-oriented.
Popularity is a thing that sometimes comes up all of a sudden, when you are not expecting it at all. Workhorse (NASDAQ: WKHS) was not known by the general public a week ago, but no sooner had Donald Trump mentioned it in his Twitter, its trading volume rose from 200k to 49M shares over a single session (FB, for instance, has an average of 13M), while the stock price went up by over 200%. The Workhouse management was probably not quite ready for such an explosion in popularity, with the company website being completely down.
Delta Airlines (NYSE: DAL) is one of the largest US air companies. Founded in 1924, it is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. The company owns 893 airplanes, all used for passenger shipping. Thankfully, Delta has never used Boeing 737 MAX 8, which is now under temporary ban after the accident in Ethiopia, which means the number of flights is not going to be reduced.
In 2018, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) booked its first net profit since the IPO. This could have pushed the price even higher and make the money flow rapidly into the stock, but in fact the rising tide active since 2010 stopped, while the bears were finally able to start their short selling. Tesla stock fundamentals Fundamentally, […]
NIO is just starting out. Founded in 2014 by William Lee, it had already managed to create EP9, a supercar, by 2016, which beat the world record on Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany. The first electric car, NIO ES8, was released in mid 2018, while six months later, NIO ES6 appeared.
Costco (NASDAQ: COST) includes large stores and warehouses with domestic appliances, consumer electronics, clothes, and books. Besides, Costco chain includes gas stations, tire shops, and other services. It is not only a food&beverages company. This is why, even though Food&Bev sector is doing good, this won't mean Costco will be prospering.