Amazon.com Inc. is set to report its Q1 2017 earnings this Thursday, after the market close. Is AMZN stock a buy going into the earnings announcement on April 27?
Jeff Bezos-led, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is scheduled to announce its Q1 2017 earnings on April 27, after the market close.Wall street analysts expectthe Seattle, Washington-based company to report Non-GAAP EPS of $1.13 on revenue of $35.31B. After a brief fall following the last Amazon earnings announcement in early Feb, AMZN stock has resumed its uptrend, closing the last trading session at a price of $898.53 per share. The last traded price implies a year to date gain of 19.8%, indicating that Amazon stock has significantly outperformed the Nasdaq Composite (INDEX:COMPX), up 9.8% for the year, and also theS&P 500 (INDEX:SPAL), which is up 4.92% in the year-to-date.Will AMZN stock maintain its strong momentum following the latest earnings report? Is AMZN stock a good buy ahead of the Amazon.com Inc.Q1 2017 earnings report?
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- [By Ben Levisohn]
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- [By Nicholas Rossolillo]
Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) and Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) have both had a great 2016. As far as stock performance goes, Big 5 is the winner this year. But which company is in better shape for the new year?
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- [By Lisa Levin]
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- [By Alex McGuire]
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Gold Dividend Stock Share Price Year-to-Date Performance Dividend Yield (as of June 30)
DRDGOLD Ltd. (NYSE ADR: DRD) $3.19 -39.7% 10.24%
Sibanye Gold Ltd. (NYSE ADR: SBGL) $4.70 -33.4% 5.98%
Harmony Gold Mining Co. (NYSE ADR: HMY) $1.62 -26.7% 4.56%
Gold Fields Limited (NYSE ADR: GFI) $3.41 +13.3% 2.73%
Randgold Resources Ltd. (Nasdaq ADR: GOLD) $87.68 +14.9% 1.89%
Franco Nevada Corp. (NYSE: FNV) $72.39 +21.1% 1.27%
Royal Gold Inc. (Nasdaq: RGLD) $76.85 +21.3% 1.25%
Eldorado Gold Corp. (NYSE: EGO) $2.58 -19.9% 1.16%
Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) $15.90 -0.5% 0.75%
Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) $13.02 -4.4% 0.62%
Six of the 10 gold stocks listed above have posted negative returns so far in 2017. The main reason behind their losses has to do with gold price volatility.
- [By Lisa Levin]
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- [By WWW.MONEYSHOW.COM]
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- [By Monica Gerson]
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