Technology Stocks

Big Tech earnings show digital ads market not out of the woods

  • February 03, 2023 03:48 AM PST | Reuters
 Big Tech earnings show digital ads market not out of the woods

(Adds analyst comment, updates share movement) By Sheila Dang Feb 3 (Reuters) - After a challenging 2022 in which advertising-dependent companies faced shrinking budgets and cratering stock prices,

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Australia's Nitro Software shareholders reject takeover offer by KKR's Alludo

Australia's Nitro Software shareholders reject takeover offer by KKR's Alludo

  • February 02, 2023 08:22 PM PST | Reuters

Feb 3 (Reuters) - Australia's Nitro Software said on Friday that a resolution to approve a A$526.9 million ($371.78 million) takeover offer by KKR Inc - backed Alludo had not received the requisite

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Big Tech earnings show digital ads market not out of the woods

Big Tech earnings show digital ads market not out of the woods

  • February 02, 2023 07:02 PM PST | Reuters

By Sheila Dang Feb 3 (Reuters) - After a challenging 2022 in which advertising-dependent companies faced shrinking budgets and cratering stock prices, fourth-quarter results this week from Alphabet,

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Tech earnings hit pause button on market rally

Tech earnings hit pause button on market rally

  • February 02, 2023 06:04 PM PST | Reuters

By Caroline Valetkevitch and Herbert Lash Feb 3 (Reuters) - Big Tech led U.S. markets on a sharp rebound to kick off 2023. The message from their earnings on Thursday: not so fast. Apple Inc, Google

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MEDIA-Microsoft-owned GitHub’s CFO and CRO depart for new startup jobs - Fortune

MEDIA-Microsoft-owned GitHub’s CFO and CRO depart for new startup jobs - Fortune

  • February 02, 2023 05:50 PM PST | Reuters

-- Source link: https://bit.ly/3wQp2r5 -- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy

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Qualcomm sees earnings below Street as smartphone market sags

Qualcomm sees earnings below Street as smartphone market sags

  • February 02, 2023 05:32 PM PST | Reuters

(Updates with additional quote, changes second paragraph, adds detail on Apple iPhone sales) By Chavi Mehta and Jane Lanhee Lee BENGALURU/OAKLAND, Calif. Feb 2 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc forecast

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UPDATE 6-Alphabet disappoints on sales as ad business slips after pandemic run-up

UPDATE 6-Alphabet disappoints on sales as ad business slips after pandemic run-up

  • February 02, 2023 04:58 PM PST | Reuters

(Adds Porat comment in 12th paragraph) By Greg Bensinger and Nivedita Balu Feb 2 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc on Thursday posted fourth-quarter profit and sales short of Wall Street expectations as

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UPDATE 5-Alphabet disappoints on sales as ad business slips after pandemic run-up

UPDATE 5-Alphabet disappoints on sales as ad business slips after pandemic run-up

  • February 02, 2023 04:19 PM PST | Reuters

(Adds CEO comments, company and industry details) By Greg Bensinger and Nivedita Balu Feb 2 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc on Thursday posted fourth-quarter profit and sales short of Wall Street

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MEDIA-Three top Twitter engineers depart company - The Information

MEDIA-Three top Twitter engineers depart company - The Information

  • February 02, 2023 04:04 PM PST | Reuters

-- Source link: https://bit.ly/40naM6S -- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy

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Microchip Technology Inc reports results for the quarter ended in December - Earnings Summary

Microchip Technology Inc reports results for the quarter ended in December - Earnings Summary

  • February 02, 2023 03:29 PM PST | Reuters

* Microchip Technology Inc reported quarterly adjusted earnings of $1.56​​ per share for the quarter ended in December. The mean expectation of nineteen analysts for the quarter was for earnings of

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Microchip Technology Inc <MCHP.O>: Profits of $1.56 announced for third quarter

Microchip Technology Inc <MCHP.O>: Profits of $1.56 announced for third quarter

  • February 02, 2023 03:29 PM PST | Reuters

2 February 2023 11:29 p.m. ​All figures in US dollars. The profits announced by Microchip Technology Inc in the third quarter were higher than the Refinitiv mean estimate of profits. The company

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Frequently Asked Questions

The technology sector is comprised of various companies from software developers, telecommunication service providers, semiconductor manufacturers, etc. Some of the dominant and impressive names in the sector are: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Meta Platforms, Inc. (FB) Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

Various investors have shown interest in the technology stocks, given the growth potential of the companies. From mobile devices, digital services, to high-end GPUs for gaming, crypto mining, technology is providing all the services that are now necessary for our daily life. Pros of technology stocks Various growing companies offer higher returns. Even though the risks cuts both ways, many fast-growing firms in the technology sector offer to boost returns in a low-interest-rate environment. Secondly, technology companies are continuously evolving. The companies are going through developments and innovations considering the requirements in the market and to stay ahead of their competitors. Meanwhile, technology companies hold a significant place in the indexes. For instance, over 20% of the S&P 500 index is comprised of technology companies and the performance of the sector somehow controls the overall performance of the indexes. Cons of technology stocks Most technology companies tend to pay minimal dividends, generally below 2%. The risks are also higher, meaning, various companies that have already experienced robust growth may decline in the coming days as the investors shift their focus towards other sectors or smaller companies.

There are many technology investors in the US. Some of the top investors and venture capitalists in the US among them include: Y Combinator 500 Startups Intel Capital Sequoia Capital Goldman Sachs Atlas Venture Salesforce Ventures Microsoft Techstars SV Angel

Various technology companies have made headlines in recent years. However, as per Nasdaq 100 Index, the top technology companies according to market capitalization are: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Apple is one of the world’s largest technology companies. Its products include smartphones, computers, software, etc. It is headquartered in Cupertino, California. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Microsoft is a leading technology company based in Redmond, Washington. It sells software, electronic goods, and other related products. Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Alphabet Inc. is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and is the parent company of Google. It is a conglomerate technology firm with various business interests.