The U.S. has rolled back some of last Sunday's restrictions on Huawei, giving the company a temporary reprieve. Regardless, I have learned from my industry sources that Huawei has likely increased (hoarded?) their component inventory levels substantially. Nobody is looking at Huawei's balance sheet and even if they did they probably couldn't find the inventory line as there are so many off balance sheet items that the Chinese typically use.
HPE reported April quarter (fiscal second quarter) revenue of $7.15 billion (down 4% annually) and non-GAAP EPS of $0.42 (up 31%). HPE's shares closed up .49% on Friday to $14.39. Robbiati asserted that the migration of enterprise workloads, which often rely heavily on internally-designed servers and storage rather than hardware developed by traditional IT giants, to public clouds, hasn't accelerated relative to prior rates.
Foot Locker stock is now hitting 52-week lows as investors trip over each other to hit the exits. After all, comparable-store sales increased 4.6% in the quarter, while inventories rose just 10 basis points. Gross margins expanded 30 basis points (although operating margins contracted 10 basis points) and revenue grew 4.7% when excluding currency fluctuations.
U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. The Trump administration informed congressional committees that it will go ahead with 22 military sales to the Saudis, United Arab Emirates and Jordan, infuriating lawmakers by circumventing a long-standing precedent for congressional review of major weapons sales.
The worst is behind Brazilian mining operator Vale SA (NYSE: VALE ), according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The Analyst Analyst Timna Tanners upgraded Vale from Neutral to Buy and raised the price ...
Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors. Trump said late on Thursday that he saw a resolution to the trade war with China "happening fast." He added that Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, which the White House has blacklisted, could also be included in a trade deal.
Stocks rebounded modestly Friday as investors attempted to put aside their worries about the U.S.-China trade war ahead of the three-day Memorial Day weekend. climbed after analysts at Piper Jaffray said shares of the online retailing giant will reach $3,000 between mid-2021 and mid-2022. shares climbed after the personal computing company beat Wall Street's second quarter earnings expectations and lifted its full-year profit guidance thanks to a steadying printing supplies division.
The design software company's first quarter profit and revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts. The credit card transaction company is in preliminary talks for a deal with Global Payments, according to media reports. The maker of Ugg footwear blew away Wall Street's fiscal fourth quarter profit forecasts.