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 17-21, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Thursday, October 21, 2022, the stock price of The Allstate Corporation (ALL), an insurance provider operating in the USA plus Canada, dropped by -12.9% per share, with a mix of various factors leading to the stock of The Allstate Corporation having troubles on this trading day. On a high level, …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of October 10-14, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock of BeiGene, Ltd. (BGNE), a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cancer treatment drugs, saw a +20.5% increase in price per share on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Brukinsa (zanubrutinib) in its Phase 3 trial data showed highly positive results in people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic …

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 July 18-22, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha Carnival Corporation & plc (CCL), a leisure travel company, had its stock fall by -11.2% on Thursday, July 21, 2022 and -6.0% on Friday, July 22, 2022 to close out the trading week. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of December 20-23, …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of March 28-April 1, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha Longeveron Inc. (LGVN), a biotechnology company focused on clinical stage therapies, had its stock price rise by +105.4% per share on Thursday, March 31, 2022. On this trading day, a great piece of news led to a great return. Lomecel-B has shown positive results from its Phase 1 trial testing on …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of March 14-18, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP) is a technology company focused on “Business Spend Management.” Coupa had a highly volatile week in the stock market, per the table seen above with two negative daily return days followed by three positive daily return days. Early in the trading week, Coupa disappointed Wall Street with …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of December 20-23, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Tuesday, December 21, 2021, the stock of Carnival Corporation & plc (CCL), a leisure travel company, delivered an +8.7% gain for the trading day. Investors cheered on the company’s plan to return to profitability, which includes an anticipated profit in the second half of 2022. The company expects that COVID-19’s …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of November 29-December 3, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock of Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), a microblogging and social networking technology (tech) platform, delivered negative returns for each day of this past trading week, as the table here shows. On Monday, November 29, 2021, Jack Dorsey announced that he would step down as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter. …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of November 8-12, 2021

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, shares of Roblox Corporation (RBLX), an online gaming and entertainment platform which brings people together over common interests, shot up by +42.2% for the trading day. (See What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of March 8-12, 2021; By Kuldip K. Ambastha for …