Welcome!

News Feed Item

Zynga, Inc. Fourth-Quarter Earnings and Sales Topped Wall Street Estimates

NEW YORK, February 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Zynga reported fourth-quarter earnings and sales late Tuesday, revealing that the Company earned 1 cent per share, or $6.9 million, on sales of $311 million last quarter. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected a loss of 3 cents per share and $212 million in revenue. The Company's tally of daily active users rose to 56 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 meaning 2 million new daily active users were added in the last year.

Whether bull or bear The Stock Freak has got you covered! Sign up to receive our free newsletters and stay up to date with stocks on the run. http://www.TheStockFreak.com    

Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) - ELN shares closed down 10.23% yesterday at $9.39. The stock was one of the biggest losers on the NYSE on Wednesday even though the Company released strong fourth quarter and full-year 2012 financial results yesterday. Full Year 2012 guidance was met; Pro-forma Revenues up 13%; Adjusted EBITDA was up 31%. Elan Corporation, plc operates as a neuroscience-based biotechnology company in the United States, Ireland, and internationally. It engages in research, development, and commercial activities primarily in the areas of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and multiple sclerosis (MS). The company offers Tysabri, an alpha-4 integrin inhibitor primarily for the treatment of MS.  Biogen Idec Inc. has agreed to buy partner Elan Corp's stake in the Tysabri multiple sclerosis medicine for $3.25 billion in cash plus future royalties. The number of patients taking Tysabri grew by 12% in 2012. At 63,059,803 shares traded yesterday, volume was roughly thirty times higher than average.

BlackBerry (Nasdaq: BBRY) - shares of BlackBerry closed in the green for the 5th trading day in a row yesterday. The stock modestly closed up 0.19% on Wednesday on volume almost double the stock's average. Trading volume yesterday was 100,212,704 shares. BlackBerry has been one of the most active stocks on the Nasdaq recently. The Company launched two new phones last week, the Z10 and the Q10, both running a new operating system called BB10. BlackBerry said on Wednesday that the Canadian and U.K. launches of the Z10 have been the best of any of its handsets debuts in those regions ever. The Z10 will not be in stores in the United States until an unspecified point in March.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) - shares of DIS hit a new 52-week high of $55.50 on Wednesday after the Company released positive first-quarter earnings results. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $11.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.21 billion. The Company's revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. DIS was one of the most active stocks traded on the NYSE yesterday. The Company also announced they will be expanding the Star Wars Franchise and will create two Star Wars spinoffs.

Vocus Inc. (Nasdaq: VOCS) - Vocus Inc. was one of the biggest losers in the Nasdaq yesterday, dropping 13.64% at the close. The stock closed at $15.32 but went as low as $13.48 on Wednesday. VOCS traded 1,680,508 shares yesterday, a big increase from its average of 129,069 shares. The Company had strong Q4 earnings, but issued discouraging guidance for 2013 including the year's first quarter. For the first quarter, Vocus is projecting revenue of $46.3 million to $46.7 million and non-GAAP profits of 9-10 cents a share; Street consensus had been $49 million and 13 cents.

BIOLASE, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOL) - BIOL shares saw a big boost on Wednesday closing at $3.38, up $0.55 (19.43%). The stock hit a new 52-week high yesterday of $3.93 on trading volume over three million shares compared to an average of 98,519. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Company's 940nm Diolase 10 diode soft tissue laser for use in 19 additional medical markets including: ear, nose and throat, oral surgery, arthroscopy, gastroenterology, general surgery, dermatology, plastic surgery, podiatry, GI/GU, gynecology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, pulmonary surgery, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, urology, dermatology, aesthetics, and vascular surgery. BIOLASE, Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers.

To find similar research reports that are available for free follow the link below and sign up at http://www.TheStockFreak.com    

Disclosure: TheStockFreak.com is not a registered investment advisor and nothing contained in any materials should be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell securities. Investors should always conduct their own due diligence with any potential investment. Please read our report and visit our website, for complete risks and disclosures.

SOURCE www.thestockfreak.com

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
With 15% of enterprises adopting a hybrid IT strategy, you need to set a plan to integrate hybrid cloud throughout your infrastructure. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Steven Dreher, Director of Solutions Architecture at Green House Data, discussed how to plan for shifting resource requirements, overcome challenges, and implement hybrid IT alongside your existing data center assets. Highlights included anticipating workload, cost and resource calculations, integrating services on both sides...
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Yoseph Reuveni, Director of Software Engineering at Jet.com, will discuss Jet.com's journey into containerizing Microsoft-based technologies like C# and F# into Docker. He will talk about lessons learned and challenges faced, the Mono framework tryout and how they deployed everything into Azure cloud. Yoseph Reuveni is a technology leader with unique experience developing and running high throughput (over 1M tps) distributed systems with extre...
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet a...
Big Data engines are powering a lot of service businesses right now. Data is collected from users from wearable technologies, web behaviors, purchase behavior as well as several arbitrary data points we’d never think of. The demand for faster and bigger engines to crunch and serve up the data to services is growing exponentially. You see a LOT of correlation between “Cloud” and “Big Data” but on Big Data and “Hybrid,” where hybrid hosting is the sanest approach to the Big Data Infrastructure pro...
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Sagi Brody, Chief Technology Officer at Webair Internet Development Inc., and Logan Best, Infrastructure & Network Engineer at Webair, focused on real world deployments of DDoS mitigation strategies in every layer of the network. He gave an overview of methods to prevent these attacks and best practices on how to provide protection in complex cloud platforms. He also outlined what we have found in our experience managing and running thousands of Linux and Unix ...
Cloud analytics is dramatically altering business intelligence. Some businesses will capitalize on these promising new technologies and gain key insights that’ll help them gain competitive advantage. And others won’t. Whether you’re a business leader, an IT manager, or an analyst, we want to help you and the people you need to influence with a free copy of “Cloud Analytics for Dummies,” the essential guide to this explosive new space for business intelligence.
"My role is working with customers, helping them go through this digital transformation. I spend a lot of time talking to banks, big industries, manufacturers working through how they are integrating and transforming their IT platforms and moving them forward," explained William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
A critical component of any IoT project is what to do with all the data being generated. This data needs to be captured, processed, structured, and stored in a way to facilitate different kinds of queries. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle certain kinds of queries, but they are not always well suited to many problems, particularly when there is a need for real-time insights.
Choosing the right cloud for your workloads is a balancing act that can cost your organization time, money and aggravation - unless you get it right the first time. Economics, speed, performance, accessibility, administrative needs and security all play a vital role in dictating your approach to the cloud. Without knowing the right questions to ask, you could wind up paying for capacity you'll never need or underestimating the resources required to run your applications.
Enterprise networks are complex. Moreover, they were designed and deployed to meet a specific set of business requirements at a specific point in time. But, the adoption of cloud services, new business applications and intensifying security policies, among other factors, require IT organizations to continuously deploy configuration changes. Therefore, enterprises are looking for better ways to automate the management of their networks while still leveraging existing capabilities, optimizing perf...
"Software-defined storage is a big problem in this industry because so many people have different definitions as they see fit to use it," stated Peter McCallum, VP of Datacenter Solutions at FalconStor Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? You need to discover patterns that are repeatable in vast quantities of data, understand their meaning, and implement scalable monitoring across multiple data streams in order to monetize the discoveries and insights. Motif discovery and deep learning platforms are emerging to visualize sensor data, to search for patterns and to build application that can monitor real time streams efficiently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, ...
The best-practices for building IoT applications with Go Code that attendees can use to build their own IoT applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Indraneel Mitra, Senior Solutions Architect & Technology Evangelist at Cognizant, provided valuable information and resources for both novice and experienced developers on how to get started with IoT and Golang in a day. He also provided information on how to use Intel Arduino Kit, Go Robotics API and AWS IoT stack to build an application tha...
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...
Extracting business value from Internet of Things (IoT) data doesn’t happen overnight. There are several requirements that must be satisfied, including IoT device enablement, data analysis, real-time detection of complex events and automated orchestration of actions. Unfortunately, too many companies fall short in achieving their business goals by implementing incomplete solutions or not focusing on tangible use cases. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products...