VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- EarningForecast.com has issued consensus earnings forecast reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Dell (NASDAQ:DELL), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), Sunrise Senior Living (NYSE:SRZ), Cemex (NYSE:CX), and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ).
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Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL): On August 21, Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) posted its second-quarter fiscal 2013 financial results. Revenue in the second fiscal quarter was US$14.48 billion, compared with revenue of US$15.66 billion in the same fiscal quarter last year, a decrease of 8%. Dell showed that GAAP net income dropped 18% to US$732 million in the quarter, from US$890 million a year earlier. Despite the weakening results, "Our performance in the second quarter provided another proof-point that our long-term strategy is right," said Chief Financial Officer Brian Gladden. Mr. Gladden said the company will continue their progress in shifting the mix of our business to higher-value enterprise solutions. What's more, the company has reduced its guidance for third-quarter revenue by 2-5% from second-quarter levels due to macroeconomic and competitive environment. By the end of Wednesday's trading, shares of Dell plunged 5.35% to US$11.68 with heavy volume, which was 4 times more than usual. In the past 52 weeks, Dell share prices have been bracketed by a low of US$11.39 and a high of US$18.36, and are now at US$11.68 (2.5% above that low price). Do you think now is a good time to buy or sell Dell? See DELL earnings forecast report here.
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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): Microsoft Corporation's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Advertising unit has recently launched new ad units with a view to support the more than US$8.4 billion that marketers spend quarterly on online media ads. "The forthcoming launch of Windows 8 will lead Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) into a new era of computing and advertising," said Keith Lorizio, Vice President of U.S. sales and marketing at Microsoft Corporation Advertising. At the close of the trading day, shares of Microsoft ended lower by US$0.26 (or -0.84%) to US$30.54 with more than 33.44 million shares exchanged hands for the session, compared to its average volume of 36.81 million shares. Can Microsoft rebound soon? Do you think now is a good time to sell the stock? Investors could check MSFT earnings forecast report here.
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eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY): On Wednesday, eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) announced that the company is partnering with Discover Financial Services through which over 7 million merchant locations across the U.S. that take Discover cards will be able to process PayPal payments beginning next year. People will be able to pay using PayPal cards and later, mobile devices. The move shows PayPal's latest step which is expanding its offering online payments to physical retailers. eBay purchased PayPal a decade ago, while PayPal is now the fastest-growing business of the company. The share price of eBay made a new 52-week high of US$48.08 in the last trading session. eBay shares ended higher by 2.51% to US$47.00 on over 18.22 million shares, compared to its usual volume of 11.97 million shares. Observing comprehensive analysis of eBay could help investors avoid big lost in investment. Check EBAY earnings forecast report below.
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Today EarningForecast.com also observed abnormal trade volume for the following companies; insiders may involve trading in these companies. Check out the consensus earnings forecast reports below:
Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE:SRZ):
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Cemex S.A.B de C.V. (ADR) (NYSE:CX):
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Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ):
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