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Bill Nygren's Top 6 Trades in the 3rd Quarter
Oakmark Fund releases quarterly portfolio
GuruFocus.com · 2d ago
Investors Are Paying Up For Pinterests (NYSE:PINS) International Growth Story
Pinterest ( NYSE:PINS ) is a tale of two businesses. One is the mature US business which is well monetised and has reduced growth prospects. The other is the international business, which is growing users very rapidly but is slow to monetise.
Simply Wall St. · 3d ago
A.I. start-up Scale now worth more than $3.5 billion and breaking even
Scale cleans up data so companies can build good artificial intelligence models. It's been trying hard to keep up with fast-growing customer DoorDash this year.
CNBC.com · 4d ago
Here are Tuesday's biggest analyst calls of the day: FedEx, Nio, PayPal, Tripadvisor & more
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CNBC.com · 4d ago
'Personalized gifts' is the No. 1 search term on Etsy this year, CEO says
"Connecting with the actual person who made the product and having it sent just to you is just a better way to shop," Etsy CEO Josh Silverman told CNBC.
CNBC.com · 4d ago
Is Pinterest, Inc. (PINS) A Good Stock To Buy Now?
In this article we are going to use hedge fund sentiment as a tool and determine whether Pinterest, Inc. (NYSE:PINS) is a good investment right now. We like to analyze hedge fund sentiment before conducting days of in-depth research. We do so because hedge funds and other elite investors have numerous Ivy League graduates, expert […]
Insider Monkey · 4d ago
'Good riddance': Tech's flight from San Francisco is a relief to some advocates
Software engineers, CEOs and venture capitalists have chosen to jump from the Bay Area. Some San Francisco residents are fine with it.
NBC NEWS · 5d ago
Here's how some of 2020's top mutual fund managers are approaching the Biden presidency
Three fund managers who are beating the market this year explained their strategies for investing under a Joe Biden administration.
CNBC.com · 6d ago
Pinterest Experiments With Zoom-Based Online Classes On Its Platform
Benzinga · 11/25 05:11
Pinterest tests online events with dedicated 'class communities'
Pinterest is getting into online events. The company has been spotted testing a new feature that allows users to sign up for Zoom classes through Pinterest, while creators use Pinterest's class boards to organize class materials, notes and other resources, or even connect with attendees through a group chat option. The company confirmed the test of online classes is an experiment now in development, but wouldn't offer further details about its plans.
TechCrunch · 11/25 00:30
Top Communications Stocks for December 2020
These are the communications stocks with the best value, fastest growth, and most momentum for December 2020.
Investopedia · 11/24 11:43
Twitter Stock Has Been an Eyesore, But Fleets Could Change That
For years, social media company Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) has struggled to turn healthy engagement on its platform into steady advertising demand and growth. Quite simply, Twitter has struggled because the best form of digital ads (visual-heavy ads) do not mesh well on Twitter’s word-heavy platform. Source: Worawee Meepian / Shutterstock.com As a result, Twitter’s stock has been the eyesore in an otherwise surging social media space. TWTR shares are up just 10% since April 24, 2019, while Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock is up 50% over that same stretch, Pinterest (NYSE:PINS) stock is up 140%, and Snap (NYSE:SNAP) stock is up 260%.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips But Twitter may have just solved its “money” problem. The company’s newly announced disappearing-content feature Fleets injects much-needed, full-screen visual inventory onto the Twitter platform, which can be subsequently populated with engaging, high-conversion, visual-heavy ads. The 7 Best Startups You Can Buy on SeedInvest Right Now If that happens, Twitter’s sluggish revenue growth trends could accelerate in the coming quarters, and set the stage for TWTR to break out. Twitter & Ads Don’t Mix Twitter’s a great platform. I use it all the time. So do a lot of my friends and colleagues. It’s an essential and very important part of the fabric of the global digital ecosystem. Despite its global ubiquity, though, Twitter has forever struggled to turn strong engagement into sustained strong ad revenue growth. Over the past five years (from Q3 2015 to Q3 2020), Twitter has grown revenues by just 65%, versus 180% growth at Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) and 376% growth at Facebook. Those are big gaps, and they broadly imply that Twitter has a “money” problem. Why? Because digital ads and text-heavy platforms like Twitter don’t mix well. Imagine you own a shoe brand. Would you want to promote your product through Twitter in a quarter-page ad that sandwiched between two word-heavy tweets? Or would you rather promote your product through a full-screen, visual Instagram Stores or YouTube ad that’s mixed in with other visually engaging posts? The answer is obviously the latter, because a picture paints a thousand words and context matters. The result is that platforms like Instagram Stories and YouTube are stealing ad dollars from Twitter, which has led to sluggish revenue growth for several years, and ultimately weighed on TWTR stock. But Twitter may have finally found an answer to this fundamental problem. Fleets Is the Answer Twitter just announced a new disappearing-content feature called Fleets. Fleets appear at the top of your home feed on Twitter in the same way that Instagram Stories or Facebook Stories appear on those feeds. They are disappearing, full-screen content posts that look very much like Stories content, with a visual media focus. Fleets are a big deal for TWTR stock for two reasons: First, they should boost engagement. It’s no secret that digital engagement is shifting rapidly toward visual content. All the trendy social media apps these days are dominated by full-screen visuals. TikTok … Instagram … Pinterest … YouTube … etc. Fleets puts Twitter on that same playing field. Second, they should boost advertiser demand. Now that Twitter has inventory for full-screen visual content, they can launch full-screen visual ads with brands. That should attract more advertisers to the platform. Then, as those ads show high conversion rates (as they should), more and more ad dollars will come flowing into the Twitter ecosystem. In this sense, Twitter Fleets could actually end up saving Twitter — and spark a big breakout in TWTR stock. Twitter Stock Breakout? From a pure valuation perspective, at 10-times trailing sales, TWTR is as cheap as it gets in the social media space today. Facebook sports a similar multiple, and Pinterest and Snap trade near 30-times sales. Twitter’s cheap valuation has made sense for so long because of the lack of financial firepower at the business. But that cheap valuation will start to look like a bargain if Twitter acquires more financial firepower thanks to Fleets and a potential subscriber business that could launch in 2021. So, if Twitter’s revenue growth rates do start to accelerate meaningfully in 2021, Twitter’s stock will benefit from both multiple expansion and higher moving forward earnings estimates. That’s a winning recipe for big gains. Should You Buy Twitter Stock? Twitter has been an eyesore in the red-hot social media space for so long, it’s hard to think of it differently. But that narrative could change soon thanks to Fleets and a potential new subscriber business. If so, Twitter stock could go from zero to hero. On the date of publication, Luke Lango did not have (either directly or indirectly) any positions in the securities mentioned in this article.  The New Daily 10X Stock Report: 98.7% Accuracy – Gains Up to 466.78%. InvestorPlace’s brand-new and highly controversial newsletter is rocking the industry delivering one breakthrough stock recommendation each and every trading day, delivered straight to your inbox. 98.7% Accuracy to Date – Gains Up to 466.78%. Now for a limited time you can get in for just $19. Click here to find out how.  More From InvestorPlace Why Everyone Is Investing in 5G All WRONG Top Stock Picker Reveals His Next 1,000% Winner Radical New Battery Could Dismantle Oil Markets The post Twitter Stock Has Been an Eyesore, But Fleets Could Change That appeared first on InvestorPlace.
InvestorPlace · 11/20 18:36
Shopify is rushing to prepare big retailers, restaurants and grocers for the post-Thanksgiving boom
Large brands are flocking to Shopify to keep their business running amid pandemic-driven slowdown of physical commerce.
CNBC.com · 11/20 16:15
Shopify president says pandemic sped up shift to online shopping by 10 years
Shopify shares are up over 140% this year and third-quarter revenue almost doubled, as physical stores that were forced to close their doors have moved online.
CNBC.com · 11/20 15:56
Trading mentality around tech stocks makes sense, says RBC Capital's Mark Mahaney
"The trading mentality actually does make sense," Mark Mahaney, lead internet analyst at RBC Capital Markets, told CNBC's "Squawk Box" Friday about the swings in tech stocks. "You have to have fundamentals materially improve for what are generally considered in the internet space the 'stay at home' winners."
CNBC.com · 11/20 13:18
Here's An Easy Way To Buy Hot New IPO Stocks Like Moderna, Zoom Video
Investor's Business Daily · 11/20 13:00
P/E Ratio Insights for Pinterest
In the current session, Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS) is trading at $66.28, after a 2.92% increase. Over the past month, the stock increased by 30.49%, and in the past year, by 255.50%. With performance like this, long-term shareholders optimistic but others are more likely to look into the price-to-earnings ratio to see if the stock might be overvalued.Assuming that all other factors are held constant, this could present itself as an opportunity for shareholders trying to capitalize on the higher share price. The stock is currently under from its 52 week high by 3.84%. The P/E ratio measures the current share price to the company's EPS. It is used by long-term investors to analyze the company's current performance against its past earnings, historical data and aggregate market data for the industry or the indices, such as S&P 500. A higher P/E indicates that investors expect the company to perform better in the future, and the stock is probably overvalued, but not necessarily. It also shows that investors are willing to pay a higher share price currently, because they expect the company to perform better in the upcoming quarters. This leads investors to also remain optimistic about rising dividends in the future. View more earnings on PINSDepending on the particular phase of a business cycle, some industries will perform better than others. Compared to the aggregate P/E ratio of 79.26 in the Interactive Media & Services industry, Pinterest Inc. has a higher P/E ratio of 189.56. Shareholders might be inclined to think that Pinterest Inc. might perform better than its industry group. It's also possible that the stock is overvalued. Price to earnings ratio is not always a great indicator of the company's performance. Depending on the earnings makeup of a company, investors can become unable to attain key insights from trailing earnings.See more from Benzinga * Click here for options trades from Benzinga * Analyzing Pinterest's Unusual Options Activity * 12 Communication Services Stocks Moving In Monday's Pre-Market Session(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
Benzinga · 11/19 14:55
Eminence Capital raises stake in CarGurus, Anthem, exits ICU Medical, Mastercard
Eminence Capital portfolio value stands at $10.2B according to its latest 13F, and discloses updated portfolio positions.The fund added new positions in Bank of America (BAC), Capital One Financial (COF), Pluralsight (PS), SailPoint
Seekingalpha · 11/17 19:55
Melvin Capital trims Microsoft, Amazon stakes, raises in Alphabet, Nike; enters Visa, Square
Evan Cohen's Melvin Capital Management reported total fund portfolio value of $20.05B vs. $16.92B in the earlier quarter, as per recent 13F Filing.Initiations during the quarter included, Square (SQ), KAR
Seekingalpha · 11/17 17:14
4 Internet Software Stocks to Beat Industry Blues
Zacks · 11/17 13:45
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About PINS
Pinterest, Inc. is a visual discovery engine. The Company operates a visual discovery platform, where users can create and manage theme-based image collections and share inspirations for their lives. Its visual discovery platform acts like a virtual Pinboard, where people uses pins to share their weddings, home decorating ideas, travel destinations, save images and videos on Web and organize their favorite recipes. Its offered platform is also integrated with image recognition technology, which allows users to take pictures through their smartphones and provides related information and ideas to the object. It offers online marketing services to brands, which allows brands to connect with people on the basis of their shared tastes and interests. It offered Pins include Recipe Pins, Video Pins, Product Pins and Shop the Look.
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