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With earnings season getting underway in earnest this week, we take a look the value of stocks in the technology sector and what to watch out for from the big players.
Within the report we discuss:
•Whether we are seeing a tech bubble with price gains outpacing earnings
•Which stocks may be overvalued heading into earnings season
•What the reaction to Intel’s earnings report reveals about investor expectations
•Specific indications traders are watching for from companies such as Apple and Facebook.
With Google trading above 1,000 and the NASDAQ Composite back above 4,000 some have been asking of tech stocks are in a 1999-style bubble once again. While that doesn’t appear to be the case the strong gains of the last year mean that expectations have risen dramatically and some stocks could be vulnerable if they don’t deliver.
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Companies & investments Mentioned In This Article (15)
YHOO-Q 40.75 0.568 % 30,386,474 IBM Corp.
IBM-N 189.83 0.10 % 2,932,556 Pandora Media
P-N 24.16 -1.468 % 5,709,197 LinkedIn Corporation
LNKD-N 207.79 -1.231 % 1,269,713 BlackBerry Limited
BB-T 11.16 -2.277 % 2,980,171 Microsoft
MSFT-Q 46.36 -0.172 % 33,033,086 ARM Holdings PLC
ARMH-Q 43.69 -2.781 % 1,445,959 Google
GOOG-Q 577.36 0.174 % 1,618,437 Apple
AAPL-Q 100.75 0.639 % 55,264,139 Tesla Motors, Inc.
TSLA-Q 242.68 -1.052 % 4,248,127 Intel
INTC-Q 34.82 -0.229 % 35,274,555 Facebook, Inc.
FB-Q 79.04 0.051 % 35,899,444 Texas Instruments
TXN-Q 47.69 -1.181 % 6,431,728 Netflix Inc.
NFLX-Q 451.18 0.36 % 1,782,601 Twitter, Inc.
TWTR-N 51.58 -0.309 % 12,315,738