NEW YORK, January 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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F Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Ford&d=30-Jan-2015&s=F ),
COH Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Coach&d=30-Jan-2015&s=COH ),
V Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Visa&d=30-Jan-2015&s=V ),
BRCM Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Broadcom&d=30-Jan-2015&s=BRCM ).
Analyst Update: Quarterly Earnings
Reviewed by: Rohit Tuli, CFA®
The U.S. stocks finished higher on Thursday as a late afternoon rally in crude oil prices helped energy shares erase their decline, while better-than-expected earnings reports boosted consumer stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.31% to close at 17,416.85, the S&P 500 advanced 0.95% to close at 2,021.25, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.98% to end at 4,683.41. In Europe, markets ended lower as investors fretted over the worsening health of Euro zone economy after some heavyweight energy firms reported weaker-than-expected profits. The U.S. central bank's statement on Wednesday, indicating U.S. rate increases were still likely this year, also weighed upon investor sentiments. Meanwhile, Greek stocks markets steadied on Thursday, following a huge post-election sell-off, helped by rally in the bank stocks. Asian stocks also ended lower on Thursday after Federal Reserve's statement and slump in the oil prices.
Amazon.com, Inc. (Amazon) has reported its results for 2014 fourth quarter - a crucial period because of the holiday shopping season -- and surprised the Street with better-than-expected profit, driven by sharp rise in North America sales. The results led the online commerce giant's shares rallying over 12% in the after-hours trading on Thursday. Continue reading about the Amazon's fourth quarter performance and current quarter outlook in our detailed research report.
Ford Motor Company (Ford) has announced its fourth quarter 2014 results with net income that beats the Wall Street's expectations. Ford has also maintained its previously announced 2015 profit forecast. Know more about Ford's performance in the last quarter in our research report.
Shares of the New York-based fashion accessories maker Coach Inc. (Coach) jumped nearly 7% on Thursday after the Company reported better-than-expected second quarter fiscal 2015 results. Coach's net income for the quarter came in at $183.5 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, compared to $297.4 million, or $1.06 per diluted share, in the year ago period. Read more about the Company's forecast-beating numbers in our exclusive research report.
Visa Inc. (Visa), one of the largest credit and debit card companies, has reported first quarter fiscal 2015 net income of $1.6 billion, or $2.53 per Class A share, beating the Wall Street expectations. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the Company to report earnings of $2.49 per share. Continue reading out Visa's first quarter performance and its full fiscal year outlook in our exclusive research report.
Broadcom Corporation (Broadcom) has reported fourth quarter 2014 results that beat the market expectations, helped by strong Broadband and Connectivity revenue in the high-end smartphone and broadband access markets. For more on the Broadcom's fourth quarter performance, please visit our complete research report.
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