What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of November 28-December 2, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock price of Zscaler, Inc. (ZS), a cloud security company, dropped by -10.7% per share on the trading day of Friday, December 2, 2022. In its latest quarterly results, Zscaler surpassed expectations when it came to earnings and revenues. However, the expected billings figure for the full year is lower …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of September 26-30, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Thursday, September 29, 2022, the stock price of CarMax, Inc. (KMX), a used vehicle retailer, dropped by -24.6% per share. The American company’s latest quarterly performance results disappointed Wall Street, especially from the perspective of earnings per share (EPS). The current landscape of high inflation, higher interest rates (making for …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of June 27-July 1, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock of RH (RH), a luxury lifestyle retailer perhaps better known by its former name of Restoration Hardware, had four negative return days and one positive return day in this past trading week. The worst day’s return was -10.6% per share, as seen on Thursday, June 30, 2022. The company …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of June 13-17, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Monday, June 13, 2022, MicroStrategy Incorporated (MSTR), an American technology company, had its stock price fall by -25.2% per share. MicroStrategy offers business intelligence, mobile software, and cloud-based services, and is often in the news because of its exposure to bitcoins which secure a $205 million, 3-year loan from a …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of December 13-17, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock of Accenture plc (ACN), a multinational professional services company which is strong in information technology (IT) services and consulting, was up by +6.7% for the trading day of Thursday, December 16, 2021. Accenture delivered impressive quarterly results for the past quarter, with earnings and revenues both surpassing estimates by …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of August 23-27, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) is a leading cybersecurity company with a worldwide client list. On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, the company’s stock had a +18.6% gain for the trading day. This return was the best trading day return ever seen for the stock of Palo Alto Networks. An impressive earnings …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of August 9-13, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha BioNTech SE (BNTX) is aiming to become a leading biotechnology company with a main focus on individualized cancer medicine. The company has also been successful in offering an mRNA-based, two-shot coronavirus vaccine called BNT162b2 (aka: Comirnaty and Tozinameran), which has become increasingly important due to the rise of the highly contagious …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of June 14-18, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Monday, June 14, 2021, the stock of Corsair Gaming, Inc. (CRSR) had a +11.2% gain for the trading day. Why? Corsair Gaming is a new meme stock being followed closely by people on Reddit’s r/WallStreetBets and other online platforms. Corsair Gaming provides high-performance hardware equipment for videogame players and content …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of May 3-7, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha Peloton Interactive, Inc. (PTON) is a luxury exercise gear maker which was in the news prominently during this past trading week. The company was also mentioned on this website once before (What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of December 23-27, 2019). On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, the …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of April 19-23, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha UiPath Inc. (PATH) was founded in Romania, is now headquartered in New York City, and is a global software platform company focused on robotic process automation. The company’s IPO date was Wednesday, April 21, 2021, during this past trading week. The IPO reference price was $56.00 per share, for 23,890,777 Class …