Sam Mattera

Sam Mattera


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

Recent articles

Is Under Armour About to Crush Fitbit?

The athletic apparel giant is about to undertake an aggressive expansion into the market for activity trackers.

Time Warner Inc. Earnings Preview: 3 Things to Watch

Home Box Office subscriber figures, Turner's fight against cord-cutting, and potential activist involvement could drive investor reaction.

No, Microsoft's Surface Isn't Beating the iPad

Apple's gigantic iOS slate outsold all of the Redmond tech giant's tablets last quarter.

Time Warner Inc's HBO Leads With Subscribers, but Netflix Inc Is Closing the Gap

The streaming video giant continues to make gains on the premium cable channel.

Why "Sesame Street" Is HBO's Most Significant New Show

In its competition with Netflix, Time Warner's premium network targets a new group of consumers.

5 Things Electronic Arts Inc. Management Wants You to Know

Key quotes from the video game giant's January earnings call.

5 Things Microsoft Corporation's Management Wants You to Know

Key quotes from the Redmond tech giant's January earnings call.

5 New Devices That Will Try to Crush Fitbit in 2016

Under Armour, Garmin, and Fossil will look to topple the wearable leader in 2016.

Electronic Arts Inc. Crashes Despite Strong "Star Wars: Battlefront" Demand

Holiday demand was strong, but results weren't enough to satisfy investors used to big beats.

3 Reasons Intuit Inc. Stock Could Fall

Slowing subscription growth, rising competition, and cyber-security threats could all take a toll on performance.

Will 2016 Be NVIDIA Corporation's Best Year Yet?

Rising demand for GPUs could benefit the graphics giant in 2016.

Your Next Car Will Probably Have Apple Inc. Inside

CarPlay and Android Auto continue to gain support among automotive manufacturers.

Would Netflix Care if Time Warner Sold HBO?

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings addresses the possible fate of one of his biggest competitors.

Will Activision Blizzard Raise Its Dividend in 2016?

The maker of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft has been a reliable dividend payer since 2010.

Microsoft Corporation Surges as Demand for Cloud Services Continues to Rise

The Windows-maker's December quarter benefitted from continued demand for its commercial cloud services.

3 Reasons Activision Blizzard Inc. Stock Could Fall

Loss of interest in its key franchises, a lackluster film debut, and a slowdown in its mobile business could weigh on the shares.

Will Western Digital Raise Its Dividend in 2016?

Since 2012, the hard drive giant has been a source of reliable and ever-increasing dividends. Can it continue?

3 Reasons Western Digital Stock Could Fall

Sluggish PC sales, falling flash demand, and the collapse of the Unisplendour deal could weigh on the hard drive-maker's stock.

Here's Everything We Know About Microsoft Corporation's HoloLens

The future of the Windows platform could depend on the success of a radical new device.

BlackBerry Ltd Just Gained a Few More Crucial Allies for Its Flagship Smartphone

The PRIV smartphone will soon be available through every major U.S. carrier.