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Total Companies: (83) Stock Center View

Symbol Price EPS
Est.
Reporting
Time
USCR 0.25 06:00 am ET
COO 1.54 4:00 pm ET
ADUS 0.30 After Mkt
ALJ -0.09 After Mkt
CHEF 0.09 After Mkt
CKP 0.21 After Mkt
CMTL 0.31 After Mkt
DMD -0.37 After Mkt
DMND 0.25 After Mkt
EBS 0.69 After Mkt
ENT -0.06 After Mkt
ERII 0.04 After Mkt
ESL N/A After Mkt
ESPR -0.55 After Mkt
FDUS 0.38 After Mkt
FNSR 0.25 After Mkt
FXCM 0.17 After Mkt
GALE -0.11 After Mkt
HCI 1.21 After Mkt
IRG -0.27 After Mkt
JOBS 0.43 After Mkt
LADR 0.34 After Mkt
MCP -0.33 After Mkt
MMI 0.42 After Mkt
PPHM -0.08 After Mkt
PRTA -0.66 After Mkt
QEPM 0.25 After Mkt
QTWW -0.10 After Mkt
REN -0.09 After Mkt
SKUL 0.24 After Mkt
SYX 0.18 After Mkt
TECU N/A After Mkt
TFM 0.51 After Mkt
THO 0.42 After Mkt
TREC 0.21 After Mkt
TTPH -0.59 After Mkt
ULTR 0.01 After Mkt
VMEM -0.20 After Mkt
YOKU -1.00 After Mkt
YY 0.85 After Mkt
ACHN -0.18 Before Mkt
ACRE 0.28 Before Mkt
AGEN -0.01 Before Mkt
ARES 0.36 Before Mkt
BKCC 0.19 Before Mkt
BRLI 0.32 Before Mkt
BTN N/A Before Mkt
CEMI -0.03 Before Mkt
CETV N/A Before Mkt
CIEN 0.03 Before Mkt
CIO -0.13 Before Mkt
COST 1.18 Before Mkt
CPK 0.68 Before Mkt
CSIQ 1.34 Before Mkt
CTCM N/A Before Mkt
DATE 0.03 Before Mkt
EPZM -0.53 Before Mkt
FOR -0.03 Before Mkt
FUR N/A Before Mkt
GTN 0.54 Before Mkt
HILL 0.11 Before Mkt
JOY 0.36 Before Mkt
KR 0.90 Before Mkt
MEI 0.49 Before Mkt
MSO 0.07 Before Mkt
OSIR 0.05 Before Mkt
PRFT 0.34 Before Mkt
REV 0.48 Before Mkt
RGEN 0.04 Before Mkt
RNO -0.31 Before Mkt
SFE -0.53 Before Mkt
USPH 0.40 Before Mkt
CHKR N/A Unknown
EDS N/A Unknown
GAME N/A Unknown
IDSY -0.09 Unknown
IRIX N/A Unknown
NAVB -0.05 Unknown
NWLI N/A Unknown
PER N/A Unknown
PRGN -0.23 Unknown
STML -0.60 Unknown
TAX 0.40 Unknown

Today's Earnings Stocks Highlights

Symbol Name Last Change Volume EPS
Est.
Reporting
Time
Market
Cap
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation 151.17 4.00 (2.72%) 4.47M 1.18 Before Mkt 66.59B
KR Kroger Co. 74.31 4.66 (6.69%) 14.22M 0.90 Before Mkt 36.51B
JOY Joy Global Inc. 39.94 -2.19 (-5.20%) 8.93M 0.36 Before Mkt 3.89B
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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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