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 November 21-25, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, the stock price of Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP), a technology company focused on “Business Spend Management,” shot up by +28.9% per share. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of March 14-18, 2022; By Kuldip K. Ambastha.”) The …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of October 3-7, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock price of Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), a microblogging and social networking technology (tech) platform, had a +22.2% per share increase on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, while the other four trading days showed negative daily returns. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of September 6-9, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN), a biotechnology company with a portfolio of medicines for individuals with serious diseases, increased in price by +18.8% per share on the trading day of Thursday, September 8, 2022. Eylea (aka: aflibercept), an anti-blindness eye medication, was the cause of this price run-up, because …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of August 29-September 2, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Thursday, September 1, 2022, the stock of Okta, Inc. (OKTA), a technology company providing cloud-based identity management support for businesses, fell in price by -33.7% per share for the trading day. While 2Q2022 results surpassed Wall Street expectations, areas of concern on a going forward basis drove this sharp decline …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of August 1-5, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, the stock price of SoFi Technologies, Inc. (SOFI), an American online personal finance company, rose by a sharp +28.4% per share for the trading day. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of October 11-15, 2021; By Kuldip …

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 May 23-27, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha Snap Inc. (SNAP), a social media technology company with smartphone camera application Snapchat as its flagship offering, had its stock price drop by -43.1% per share on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of April 20-24, 2020; By …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of May 9-13, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock price of Unity Software Inc. (U), a videogame software development company, fell by -37.0% per share on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. In Unity Software’s latest quarterly conference call, company leaders disclosed impressive 1Q2022 results, but also noted disappointing 2Q2022 and 2022 full-year guidance. Wall Street was displeased with the …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of April 18-22, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, the stock price of Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), a subscription streaming service and production company, dropped by -35.1% per share. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of July 15-19, 2019; By Anil K. Ambastha and Kuldip K. Ambastha.”) …