Sam Mattera

Sam Mattera


Sam has a love of all things finance. He writes about tech stocks and consumer goods.

Recent articles

5 Things Yelp Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Advertisers generate around $3.00 for every $1.00 they spend with Yelp.

Electronic Arts Inc. Shares Fall Despite Strong Third-Quarter Results

The maker of "Madden NFL" and "Battlefield" raises its full-year guidance for the second time, as demand for its Xbox One and PlayStation 4 titles continues to rise.

5 Things Garmin Ltd.'s Management Wants You to Know

Yielding around 5.80%, management remains committed to its dividend payment.

Garmin Ltd. Earnings Fall Short as Fitness Growth Stalls

Fitness revenue rises 23% on an annual basis, but it is not enough to satisfy investors.

Yelp Inc. Shares Rise on Strong Revenue Growth

Net revenue rose 40% on an annual basis.

5 Things Apple Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

About 30% of consumers upgrading to an iPhone came from an Android device.

Investors' Reaction to Apple Inc. Report Muted

The iPhone's average selling price comes in at $670, up $10 on a sequential basis.

HTC One A9: An iPhone Copycat in Looks Only

The once-prominent Taiwanese handset-maker is banking on its latest Android phone to turn around its fading sales, but this probably isn't the device that will do it.

5 Things Microsoft Corporation's Management Wants You to Know

For the second quarter, Microsoft expects revenue around $24.8 billion to $25.08 billion.

Electronic Arts' "Star Wars Battlefront" Could Blow Away Expectations

Shares of the video game publisher are up almost 200% in the past two years, but could rise further if the exceptionally high buzz around "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" translates to banner sales for "Star Wars Battlefront."

This Exclusive App Will Give Samsung's Galaxy an Advantage Over Apple's iPhone

Monument Valley's successor is a Gear VR exclusive.


A History of Android Market Share: How Google's Mobile Operating System Dominated the Globe

Android powers about eight out of every 10 smartphones shipped globally.

Microsoft Corporation Shares Surge as Windows 10 Hits 110 Million Devices

A strong quarterly performance pushes the Windows-maker's stock above $50.

iPhone 6s Sales Could Be Disappointing

Pacific Crest warns demand for Apple's latest smartphone has declined.

How Does Sony's PlayStation 4 Stack Up Against the New Apple TV?

Sony's video game console is far more expensive than Apple's offering, but the two do offer similar functionality.

Here's How the Apple TV Could Affect Apple's Earnings

Even given a reasonably strong showing for the device, it won't produce a huge revenue surge -- at least, not directly ...

Is Alphabet Inc.'s Google Already Giving Up on Android TV?

Google neglects Android TV heading into an important holiday shopping season.

The World's No. 3 Smartphone Vendor Is Finally Taking on Apple and Samsung

Huawei's Nexus 6P, built for Google, is the first major handset from the Chinese vendor aimed at the U.S. smartphone market.

Google's New Nexus Phones Could Catapult Project Fi Into the Mainstream

The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P will be attractive to a broader swath of customers than last year's Nexus 6, which should lure more people to Google's upstart mobile virtual network, Project Fi.

Motorola's Smartphones Are the Best They've Ever Been

Its lineup is composed of three letters: X, G, and E.