Berkshire-Hathaway’s 1st-quarter results weren’t nearly as interesting as the news that Greg Abel will be the next CEO. Verizon sells AOL and Yahoo to Apollo Global Management for 50% less than what they paid. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares a few thoughts on the old investing adage: “Sell in May and go away.”
Marriott’s numbers are trending in the right direction, but their loyalty program membership is out of this world. Cerence posts strong numbers in the 2nd quarter and raises guidance for the full year. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and The Trade Desk’s 10-for-1 stock split.
Despite strong 1st-quarter results, Etsy shares fall 14%. PayPal’s stock gets a boost after 1st-quarter payment volume exceeded results from the holiday quarter. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories, along with Zynga’s strong quarter and acquisition of Chartboost, an ad-tech company.
1st-quarter profits for General Motors set the stage for a strong fiscal year. Shares of Editas Medicine rise despite a mixed 1st quarter. The “Call of Duty” franchise highlights Activision Blizzard’s Q1. Ron Gross analyzes those stories and weighs in on Match Group’s hope for a “summer of love” in 2021.
CVS Health hits a 2-year high after 1st-quarter profits and revenue are higher than expected. iRobot takes a hit due to the rising cost of components. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and weighs in on the latest results from online education company Chegg.
For the 2nd quarter in a row Alphabet posts record revenue. Shopify hits an all-time high after everything in the 1st quarter goes up. Pinterest falls 12% despite better-than-expected results in Q1. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories and highlights the appeals of YouTube.