Money flows to Treasuries again so that yields fall: 30-year -0.7%. 10-yr -0.2%. 5-yr -0.1%.
Commodities: Crude -2.6% to $61.7. Gold -0.9% to $1,317.
WinnersSNAP +47.1% skyrockets after its ER. TWTR +6.6%.
HAS +8.8% as merger chatter pops up again! MAT +0.9%. Hasbro's Q4 sales fell off from a year ago.
WYNN +8.6% as CEO steps down.
Defense stocks are strong today. ETFs: ITA +1.4%, XAR +1.5%; Stocks: BA +2.1%, NOC +3.1%, LMT +2.3%, UTX +1.6%, GD +1.2%...
GILD +3% after ER. It is no surprise that revenue of HCV drops again to $1.5B. However, the Kite acquisition starts to bear fruits. CEO John Milligan said on the earnings call that the company has authorized 28 cancer centers to administer Yescarta, expecting to have enough centers by mid-2018 to treat 80% of Yescarta-eligible patients, which is about 5,000 patients. Yescarta costs $375k for each patient, which means potential $1.8B revenue. Also the dividend hike helps to support stock price above $80 level.
NVDA +1.4% as earnings approach (tomorrow AH).
LosersCMG -10.6% plunges after ER. Analysts are lowering their estimates.
Tech performs bad (QQQ -1.3%) today as the big leaders sink: AAPL -2.1%, GOOG -3%, FB -2.8%, AMZN -1.8%. MU -4.3% gave up part of yesterday gain.
Energy Sector is also under pressure XLE -1.7%: MRO -5.3%, COG -5%, RRC -4.9%...
Earnings in AHTesla (TSLA +3.3%): Q4 EPS of -$3.04 beats by $0.08. Revenue of $3.29B (+44.3% Y/Y) beats by $10M. The final deliveries tally for Q4 was 28,425 Model S and Model X units and 1,542 Model 3 units for a total of 29,967 deliveries. Model 3 is way behind. However, the company says it's continuing to target a Model 3 production run rate of 2.5K per week by the end of Q1 and 5K per week by the end of Q2. I don't know how they can achieve that. Well, burn cash burn. Shares +0.9% in AH.
iRobot (IRBT +1.1%): Q4 EPS of $0.54 beats by $0.29. Revenue of $326.9M (+53.8% Y/Y) beats by $7.88M. Shares -21% in AH.
Yum China (YUMC +0.9%): Q4 EPS of $0.19 beats by $0.01. Revenue of $2.23B (+12.6% Y/Y) beats by $80M. It seems solid to me. However shares -2.9% in AH.
Prudential Financial (PRU): Q4 EPS of $2.69 beats by $0.04.
Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA -2%): Q2 EPS of $0.42 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $8.04B (+4.7% Y/Y) beats by $100M.
Yelp (YELP +1.5%): Q4 EPS of $0.19 beats by $0.14. Revenue of $218.25M (+12.0% Y/Y) beats by $3.29M. YELP For Q1, it's guiding to revenues of $218M-$221M (vs. consensus for $219.4M) and EBITDA of $29M-$32M (light of expected $38M); for the full year, it sees net revenues at $935M-$965M (vs. $951.4M consensus) and EBITDA of $175M-$187M (light of consensus for $196.4M). Shares -7% in AH.
Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO -0.9%): Q3 EPS of $0.21 va consensus $0.98. Revenue of $653.94M (-12.2% Y/Y) misses by $9.89M. Shares -3.1% in AH.
Allstate (ALL +0.3%): Q4 EPS of $2.09 beats by $0.56. Revenue of $7.97B (+3.2% Y/Y) misses by $20M. Shares +1.2% in AH.
ANGI Homeservices (ANGI): Q4 EPS of -$0.06 misses by $0.02. Revenue of $223.2M (+80.4% Y/Y) beats by $4.05M.
My Trades Today
- Sold BGS @ $32 to take small profit.
- Daytraded MOMO ($27.4 --> $28.3) and TELL ($10.4 --> $10.8).
- pre-market: CAH, CVS, GRUB, TSN, TWTR, VIAB, VSTO, YUM
- post-market: AIG, EXPE, NVDA, UIS