What: Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) stock soared as high as 14.2% on Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal second-quarter results. The stock is up 13.9% at the time of this writing. Image source: Dolby Laboratories. Continue reading
Image source: Xilinx. What: Shares of programmable technology specialist Xilinx (NASDAQ: XLNX) got clobbered today, down by 8% as of 12:07 p.m. ET, after the company reported fiscal fourth-quarter results. Continue reading
Image source: Silicon Graphics. What: Shares of Silicon Graphics International (NASDAQ: SGI) plunged today, down by 33% as of noon E. T., after the company reported fiscal third-quarter earnings. Continue reading
Image source: Textura. What: Shares of construction collaboration solution company Textura (NYSE: TXTR) have soared today, up 31% as of 11:49 a.m. ET, after the company reported first-quarter earnings alongside an announcement that it was being acquired by Oracle (NYSE: ORCL). Continue reading
Image source: Moody's. As one of the largest credit-rating companies in the world, Moody's (NYSE: MCO) is a powerful force in the massive global fixed-income market. Thanks to its dominant competitive position and capital-light business model, it enjoys strong pricing power and healthy cash flows. But even the strongest businesses require monitoring, and investors will be searching for clues that Moody's competitive advantages remain intact when the company reports its first-quarter financial results on April 29. Continue reading
DNA sequencing specialist Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN) saw a dramatic stock price drop last week after it released a preliminary report anticipating lower-than-expected revenue growth for Q1. In this segment from the MarketFoolery podcast, Chris Hill, Charly Travers, and Jim Mueller explain what caused the dip in Illumina's (still double-digit) growth, how the company is performing in general, and why the market had such a violent reaction to the report.