March 28, 2017: Accenture Federal Services has been awarded a five-year, $232 million contract to help the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) implement its Mission Modernization Program, which will provide mobile capabilities and real-time decision-making with an enterprise data solution to improve data accessibility through an intuitive, user-centered design.
The new IT system that Accenture will (Read More….)
March 19, 2017: Mobileye may seek higher offers from other companies according to a report in the NY Post. Source: http://nypost.com/2017/03/18/intels-15b-deal-to-buy-self-driving-car-company-in-jeopardy/
**NOTE Mar 13th: Confirms to be acquired by Intel for $63.54/shr in cash valued at $15.3B; To be accretive to Intel EPS immediately
February 23, 2017: RBC reiterates Mobileye with an Outperform rating and (Read More….)
March 06, 2017: CACI International announced today that it has been awarded a task order, with a potential value of $190 million, to support the Department of Defense’s Joint Service Provider (JSP) Information Technology Service Delivery Support Requirement program. The three-year, six-month task order, originally won under the Alliant contract vehicle in the fourth quarter (Read More….)
March 02, 2017: England and Wales police departments authorize use of Taser’s X2, a more powerful model than the one currently in use. Also, the X2 has a second shot in case the first should fail. Both the new and old versions employ 50K-volt electric shock. Source: http://news.sky.com/story/more-powerful-taser-guns-for-england-and-wales-police-10787392
February 28, 2017: Taser International Inc reports (Read More….)
March 01, 2017: Broadcom Ltd reports Q1 EPS of $3.63 versus the $3.48 estimate. Revenue also beat coming in at $4.14 billion versus the $4.06 billion estimate.
CEO Hock Tan said, “We had a very good start to our fiscal year 2017 delivering first quarter revenue and gross margin at the top end of guidance. (Read More….)
At the Mobile World Congress on February 28, 2017, private firm Eyelock said that iris scanners will become the norm in smartphone security within the next two years. Qualcomm and Eyelock have teamed up to bring this technology to market.
“In the next two years, every smartphone in the world is going to have a (Read More….)
February 24, 2017: The best interviews and technology news highlights from the week are brought together in “Best of Bloomberg Technology,” a weekly long-form program, hosted by Bloomberg Technology’s Cory Johnson.
The show talks about Snapchat. My opinion on the Snapchat IPO is that there is no way Snapchat should be valued at $20 billion. (Read More….)
Future products likely coming to the gaming industry. Can you imagine combining a VR display with the bodysuit? That would be an immersive gaming experience unlike anything we have today.
4 Futuristic Gaming Technology That Will Blow Your Mind
February 15, 2017: Elon Musk appears to be part of Democrat attempts to discredit and destroy President Trump’s Administration. Musk tweets, “The Muslim immigration ban is not right… Regarding govt policy, there are often things that happen that many people don’t agree with. This is normal for a functioning democracy. They rarely warrant a public (Read More….)
February 15, 2017: Lightpath Technologies reports Q2 EPS of $0.06 versus the $0.02 estimate. Revenue also beat coming in at $5.9 million versus the $5 million estimate.
December 22, 2016: Roth Capital initiates coverage of LightPath Technologies with a Buy rating, and a price target of $2.50. Roth Capital thinks LightPath is a business that (Read More….)
February 14, 2017: IPG Photonics reports Q4 EPS of $1.39 versus the $1.29 estimate. Revenue also beat coming in at $280.1 million versus the $265 million estimate.
Dr. Gapontsev, CEO, said, “Looking ahead, we are building on strong momentum as we capitalize on new growth opportunities with existing and new OEMs and end users. (Read More….)
February 9, 2017: Wi-LAN reports Q4 EPS of $0.07 versus $0.02 YoY. Revenue also beat coming in at $30.2 million versus the $26 million estimate YoY. Wi-LAN guides Q1 Cash Operating expenses between $8.5 and $11 million. All the PRs that are released about all these license agreements and yet revenue is only $30.2 million? (Read More….)
February 8, 2017: TTM Technologies reports Q4 EPS of $0.58 versus the $0.45 estimate. Revenue also beat coming in at $706.5 million versus the $672 million estimate.
The CEO said, “On a year over year basis, most end markets grew, with the fastest growth coming from the cellular and automotive end markets. This drove (Read More….)
February 5, 2017: Sell xG Technology for a +58% win. Congratulations if you were able to make money on the trade. The company has filed to offer common stock and warrants for an indeterminate amount through Aegis Capital. When ever you see that type of dilutive filing, it’s best to sell as quickly as possible (Read More….)
January 23, 2017: Silicon Motion reports Q4 EPS of $0.95 versus the $0.89 estimate. Revenue also beat coming in at $144.2 million versus the $142 million estimate.
The President and CEO Wallace Kou said, “Strength from our SSD controllers was however offset by seasonally weak eMMC controller sales and SSD Solutions project transitions. For (Read More….)
January 22, 2017: Synchronoss Technologies stock has done a candle over candle reversal off of horizontal support.
Synchronoss Technologies Stock Chart
The Finviz screener settings used to find Synchronoss Technologies are: EPS growth past 5 years 45% – 50%, Sales growth past 5 years High (>25%), Institutional Transactions Positive (>0%)
Synchronoss is a (Read More….)
January 17, 2017: UBS signs multi-year agreement valued at over $300 million with EPAM. UBS AG, the world’s largest wealth manager, has signed a multi-year strategic framework agreement. For the past nine years, UBS and EPAM have collaborated to stay at the forefront of technology, positioning UBS as a global leader in innovative financial products (Read More….)
January 15, 2017: Aireon announced today the successful launch and deployment of the first ten satellites hosting its space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) system. Part of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation, Aireon’s space-based ADS-B network will transform air traffic management capabilities, providing real-time air traffic surveillance and flight tracking across 100 percent of the planet. (Read More….)
December 19, 2016: Sell Applied Materials for a 3.8% win in 9 trading days. Congratulations if you were able to make money on the trade. The sell comes as Goldman Sachs cuts AMAT to a Neutral rating from Buy, and sets a price target of $35. Try not to let a winning trade turn into (Read More….)
December 13, 2016: Sold today and booked a 1% profit on an inverted hammer pattern. Congratulations if you made money on this trade.
December 12, 2016: Mizuho reiterates a Buy rating on Alphabet, and sets a price target of $1,025. Mizuho says that Google is currently testing few new products which could drive incremental search (Read More….)
December 12, 2016: Seeing heavy call activity 2400 Mar 35 calls traded at $0.70.
November 30, 2016: Maxim initiates coverage of Alarm.Com Holdings with a Buy rating, and a price target of $37.
November 14, 2016: Alarm.Com Holdings reports Q3 EPS of $0.19 versus the $0.11 estimate. Revenue also beat coming in at $67.8 million (Read More….)
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A trade war between the US and China is likely going to start next year with a key promise of Trump to declare China a “currency manipulator” on day one of his Presidency and to enact a 45% tariff on certain Chinese produced products sold in US markets.
China has threatened to retaliate by dumping (Read More….)