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Symbol Price EPS
Est.
Reporting
Time
WHR 3.10 06:00 am ET
PETS 0.21 08:00 am ET
STMP 0.59 4:30 pm ET
AAPL 1.31 After Mkt
BBCN 0.30 After Mkt
BRO 0.47 After Mkt
BXS 0.33 After Mkt
CALD 0.04 After Mkt
CDNS 0.24 After Mkt
CE 1.44 After Mkt
CMG 3.84 After Mkt
CYS N/A After Mkt
ELS 0.66 After Mkt
EWBC 0.60 After Mkt
FLS 1.00 After Mkt
FUBC 0.10 After Mkt
GLF 0.82 After Mkt
GSBC 0.57 After Mkt
HLX 0.50 After Mkt
HSTM 0.08 After Mkt
HXL 0.54 After Mkt
IBM 4.32 After Mkt
ICUI 0.48 After Mkt
IEX 0.84 After Mkt
ILMN 0.56 After Mkt
KALU 1.02 After Mkt
MCRI 0.24 After Mkt
MOVE 0.01 After Mkt
NRIM 0.48 After Mkt
OPLK 0.26 After Mkt
PCH 0.83 After Mkt
PKG 1.26 After Mkt
PLXT 0.08 After Mkt
RCII 0.47 After Mkt
RMBS 0.05 After Mkt
STLD 0.43 After Mkt
TXN 0.71 After Mkt
UCTT 0.15 After Mkt
WASH 0.59 After Mkt
WIBC 0.20 After Mkt
ZION 0.44 After Mkt
ZNGA -0.01 After Mkt
AKS 0.08 Before Mkt
BMRC 0.85 Before Mkt
BSRR 0.28 Before Mkt
BTU -0.66 Before Mkt
EPZM -0.55 Before Mkt
GCI 0.55 Before Mkt
GNC 0.74 Before Mkt
GPC 1.24 Before Mkt
HAL 1.10 Before Mkt
HAS 1.45 Before Mkt
LII 1.42 Before Mkt
MLI 0.45 Before Mkt
MOSY -0.12 Before Mkt
NVR 20.48 Before Mkt
PEBO 0.40 Before Mkt
SNBC -0.04 Before Mkt
VFC 1.09 Before Mkt
WERN 0.36 Before Mkt
AKBA -0.45 Unknown
ASH 1.38 Unknown
COCO 0.11 Unknown
EDMC -0.08 Unknown
FFIC 0.38 Unknown
KRO 0.21 Unknown
NWBI 0.16 Unknown
QCRH 0.50 Unknown
SBY 0.06 Unknown
SONA 0.16 Unknown
STML -0.58 Unknown
SYMC 0.43 Unknown

Today's Earnings Stocks Highlights

Symbol Name Last Change Volume EPS
Est.
Reporting
Time
Market
Cap
AAPL Apple Inc. 99.76 2.09 (2.14%) 72.10M 1.31 After Mkt 597.30B
IBM International Business Machines Corporation 169.10 -12.95 (-7.11%) 23.38M 4.32 After Mkt 168.70B
HAL Halliburton Company 52.92 0.32 (0.61%) 19.26M 1.10 Before Mkt 45.01B
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Revisiting The Old Tech Troika

Posted on 2012-02-14 by Daniel Ho

TroikaIn case anyone was wondering why the NASDAQ was doing great, one of the reasons was that the old tech troika, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) were doing great. Since we mentioned them in our articles last year in July, stock prices of the troika have appreciated quite a bit. Microsoft went from ~$25/share to ~$30/share, Intel went from ~$22/share to $26/share, and Cisco went from ~16/share to $20/share. In short, appreciation of each troika far outpaced appreciation of the NASDAQ composite, which went from ~2825 to its current level of 2900.

Each troika has its individual reason for appreciation. Microsoft keeps getting strong cash flow from its Windows franchise, Intel is targeting the mobile arena, and Cisco finally admitted its previously flawed strategy of getting into too many sectors. The fact that Microsoft and Intel each pays > 2% dividend makes it even better for investors in their stocks.

Going forward, the rolling out of Windows 8 should give Microsoft another boost, although its mobile strategy has yet to show any progress. Intel must now demonstrate that it can get design wins for mobile devices other than ultrabooks, and must make inroad in smartphones and tablets. Cisco seems to be back on the right track, and needs to get back to its root and learns to innovate from within the company again. Apple may still be dominating the headlines, but the troika should be doing just fine if they can keep executing.

This article originally appears on benzinga.com

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