Quarterly Earnings, New Service Launch, and Technical Updates - Research Reports on Alibaba, Amazon, Priceline, Time Warner and Walt Disney
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Nov 10, 2014, 09:05 ET
NEW YORK, November 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN), Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/7808-100free.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited Research Reports
On November 4, 2014, Alibaba Group Holding Limited (Alibaba), China-based e-commerce giant, announced its Q2 FY 2014 (period ended September 30, 2014) financial results. The Company's revenues during the quarter jumped 53.7% YoY to RMB16.8 billion, with Mobile revenues climbing over 10 times at RMB3.7 billion. Alibaba's China commerce retail business revenues increased 47.7% YoY to RMB12.8 billion, mainly driven by the growth in online marketing service revenue and commission revenue. Alibaba's annual active buyers also increased 52.0% YoY to 307 million in Q3 2014. Net income for the quarter was reported at RMB2.97 billion or RMB1.24 per diluted share, versus RMB4.88 billion, or RMB2.13 per diluted share, in Q2 FY 2013. Non-GAAP diluted EPS came in at RMB2.79 (or $0.45), which was in line with Wall Street estimates, according to a Reuters report. The full research reports on Alibaba are available to download free of charge at:
Amazon.com Inc. Research Reports
On November 5, 2014, Amazon.com Inc.'s (Amazon's) Canadian arm, Amazon.ca, launched same-day delivery services for customers shipping to Toronto and Vancouver, starting immediately. The Company informed that while Amazon Prime members will be charged a flat fee of $6.99 per-order, the non-Prime customers will have to pay $11.99 "Per Shipment" cost and a $1.99 "Per Item" cost for most items. "We're constantly working to speed up delivery times and introduce new services that make our customers' lives easier," said Alexandre Gagnon, Country Manager for Amazon.ca. The full research reports on Amazon are available to download free of charge at:
The Priceline Group Inc. Research Reports
On November 4, 2014, The Priceline Group Inc. (Priceline) announced its Q3 2014 financial results. Revenues during the quarter increased 25.0% YoY to $2.8 billion. Agency revenues of the Company were up 33.2% YoY at $2.1 billion. The Q3 2014 gross travel bookings for Priceline, which refers to the total dollar value, generally inclusive of all taxes and fees, of all travel services purchased by its customers, were $13.8 billion, an increase of 28.4% YoY. Net income attributable to common shareholders stood at $1.1 billion, or $20.03 per diluted share, compared to $833.0 million, or $15.72 per diluted share, in Q3 2013. Non-GAAP net income was $22.16 per diluted share, compared to $17.30 per diluted share in Q3 2013. FactSet consensus for Q3 2014 was $21.08 per diluted share. Priceline's Q4 2014 outlook, however, fell short of market expectations. Priceline expects Q4 2014 earnings in the range of $9.40 to $10.10 per share, below the average forecast of $10.91 in a Reuters' analysts poll. The full research reports on Priceline are available to download free of charge at:
Time Warner Inc. Research Reports
On November 5, 2014, Time Warner Inc. (Time Warner) announced its Q3 2014 financial results that beat the market expectations. For the quarter, Time Warner reported revenues at $6.2 billion, an increase of 3.3% YoY. Revenues from Turner segement increased 4.6% YoY to $2.4 billion, helped by growth in Subscription revenues and Content revenues, though partially offset by decline in Advertising revenues. Net income attributable to common shareholders fell to $967 million, or $1.11 per diluted share, in Q3 2014 from $1.2 billion, or $1.26 per diluted share, a year earlier. Adjusted EPS stood at $1.22 per share; up from $0.91 per share in the year ago period and surpassed the Reuters' average analyst forecasts of $0.94 per share. Looking ahead, the Company now expects full-year 2014 adjusted diluted EPS growth rate to be in high teens off a 2013 adjusted EPS base of $3.51. On the same day shares of the Company rose 4.03% to close at $77.99. The full research reports on Time Warner are available to download free of charge at:
The Walt Disney Company Research Reports
On November 5, 2014, the stock of The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney) rose 0.72% to end the trading session at $91.00. During the session, shares in the Company opened at $91.60, and fluctuated in the range of $89.59 - $91.60, with a total of 7.02 million shares changing hands. Over the last one month, the Company's stock has increased by 2.76%, compared to the S&P 500 index which rose 2.99% during that period. The full research reports on Walt Disney are available to download free of charge at:
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