Tencent Technology News, the three major US stock indexes were mixed on Thursday. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 22.65 points to 24,552.97 points, a decrease of 0.09%; the S&P 500 index rose 3.54 points, or 0.13%, to 2,642.24 points; the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 47.69 points, or 0.68 points. %, to 7073.46 points.
The so-called “FAANG” of the top five technology giants rose three times, of which Netflix rose 1.45%, Facebook rose 1.06%, Alphabet fell 0.16%, Amazon rose 0.91%, Apple fell 0.79%.
[Chinese concept stocks]
Most of China's concept stocks rose, with a market value of US$31.8 billion, surpassing Netease's market value of US$31.6 billion, slightly lower than the market value of Jingdong's US$32 billion. Among the companies with larger gains include: Research and Control Technology (up 12.15%), Aurora Data (up 10.63%), 111 Group (up 8.64%), Fighting more (up 7.76%), 360 Finance (up 6.89%), small Win Technology (up 6.56%), Tencent Music (up 6.42%), Changyou (up 6.06%), 哔哩哔哩 (up 5.89%), SMIC (up 5.88%), Youxin (up 5.62%), World Data (up 5.18%).
On the other hand, companies with larger declines include: credit (down 7.49%), point bull finance (down 6.16%), fun store (down 5.79%), pat on loan (down 5.49%), Best Group (down 4.95) %), good future (down 4.52%), Huami Technology (down 4.16%), elite education (down 4.06%), Jianpu Technology (down 4.00%), Xinfu (down 3.08%), SouFun (down 2.86) %).
Furui downgraded Weibo's stock rating to its target price and lowered it to US$58
On January 24th, Wall Street investment bank Jefferies released an investment research report, rating Weibo stock (NASDAQ: WB) from "buy" to “ holding” The target price has been lowered from $63 to $58. For the forthcoming fourth quarter earnings report for 2018, analysts expect revenue to reach $4.8944 billion and diluted earnings per share of $0.77. Shares on Weibo rose 4.16% on Thursday to close at $54.37.
Good future third-quarter net profit of $124 million year-on-year growth of 204.5%
On January 24, Good Future Education (NYSE: TAL) announced its third-quarter earnings for the 2019 fiscal year ending November 30, 2018, showing that net income increased from $433.3 million in the same period last year. The quarterly revenue was US$586 million, an increase of 35.3%; operating profit increased from US$44.6 million in the same period last year to US$71 million in this quarter, an increase of 59.2%; net profit attributable to a good future was US$40.7 million in the same period last year. It grew to $123.8 million this quarter, an increase of 204.5%; basic and diluted net income per ADS was $0.22 and $0.21, respectively. In the future, the stock price fell 4.52% to close at 29.81 USD.
Wei Lai CEO Li Bin transferred 50 million private shares to set up a user trust
On January 24, Weilai (NYSE: NIO) announced that the company's founder, chairman and CEO Li Bin had transferred 50 million shares (including 189,253 Class A shares and 49,810,747 Class C shares). Used to establish the Weilai User Trust. Weilai has always been committed to becoming a user enterprise, and the establishment of the trust will enable Weilai to establish a deeper connection with users. Wei Lai said that Li Bin still retains the voting rights of the transferred shares, but Wei Lai users have the opportunity to discuss how to better use the economic benefits of these shares. Next, Li Bin will further discuss the operation mechanism of the trust with Weilai users. Weilai Automobile's share price rose 0.46% and its share price was 6.58 USD.
Huayi Brothers: It is planned to borrow 700 million yuan from Ali Pictures and carry out strategic cooperation.
On January 24, Huayi Brothers announced that Ali Pictures intends to provide 700 million yuan of loans to the company for a period of five years. The two parties agreed that the annual interest rate of the loan is the benchmark interest rate of the five-year loan of the People's Bank of China, and the interest is calculated according to the actual number of days of borrowing. The company pays interest according to the annual interest (interests are paid and paid once every 365 days). The announcement stated that Huayi Brothers and Alibaba Pictures signed a strategic cooperation agreement, and agreed to cooperate in the field of company-controlled film and television projects, artist development, derivatives development, and marketing services. Huayi Group guarantees that within 5 years from the effective date of this agreement, Huayi Group shall at least complete the control and display the production capacity of 10 cinema films (excluding online movies and Russell projects). Alibaba Group rose 2.52% to close at $155.86.
[US Technology Stocks]
US technology stocks rose mostly, with companies with larger gains including: Roku (up 7.05%), Square (up 7.00%), Texas Instruments (up 6.91%), Micron Technology (up 6.86%), and Western Digital (up 6.70%). ), Nvidia (up 5.73%), Seagate Technology (up 5.70%), AMD (up 5.30%), Intel (up 3.80%), Zynga (up 3.52%), Snap (up 3.01%), Box (up 2.90%) ).
On the other hand, companies with larger declines include: Qualcomm (down 1.85%), VMware (down 1.74%), Sonos (down 1.63%), Verizon (down 1.19%), Adobe (down 1.05%), AT&T ( It fell 0.94%), Apple (down 0.79%), and Microsoft (down 0.48%).
Intel's fourth-quarter net profit of $5.2 billion year-on-year
According to foreign reports, Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) released its fourth-quarter earnings report for December 20, 2018, as of December 29, 2018, showing revenue of $18.7 billion, compared with 171 in the same period last year. The US dollar grew by 9%, but it was less than the market expectation of US$19.01 billion; the net profit was US$5.2 billion, and the net loss for the same period last year was US$700 million. Not in accordance with US GAAP, Intel's adjusted net profit for the fourth quarter was $5.9 billion, up 14% from $5.2 billion in the same period last year; adjusted earnings per share were $1.28, up 18% from $1.08 in the same period last year. %, exceeding market expectations of $1.22. Intel also announced that the company's board of directors has authorized approval to increase the year-end dividend to $ 1.26 per share, an increase of 5% over the original dividend payout plan. Intel fell 5.81% after the market and its share price was $46.87.
Western Digital's second-quarter revenue fell below market expectations by 1.87%
According to foreign media reports, Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) released its second-quarter earnings report for the fiscal year 2019, which showed that the company's revenue for the quarter was $4.2 billion, down 21% year-on-year, less than market expectations. The US$4.25 billion; operating profit was US$86 million, less than US$1.058 billion in the same period last year; the net loss was US$487 million, which was narrower than the net loss of US$823 million in the same period last year. Not in accordance with US GAAP, Western Digital's second-quarter earnings per share were $3.95, better than market expectations of $1.49. Western Digital's share price rose 6.70% in regular trading to close at $40.14. In after-hours trading, the company's share price fell 1.87% to $39.39 due to less-than-expected revenue.
Microsoft CEO: Facial recognition technology needs to be controlled to avoid competition and lead to loss of the bottom line
According to foreign media reports, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella said on Thursday to welcome government agencies to supervise facial recognition technology because people are increasingly worried about Technology is used to monitor people and violate privacy. Nadra said that as facial recognition technology becomes more common, the self-regulation of technology companies may not be sufficient to deal with the social threats it may pose. Nadella told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos: “I feel that in the market, as long as there is competition, then the correct use of facial recognition technology and the wrong use of facial recognition technology no difference. At the same time, we also welcome government agencies to regulate to help prevent excessive competition and lead to the loss of the bottom line. “He added that “the loss of the bottom line competition” would actually lead to a “stricter regulatory regime”. Microsoft shares fell 0.48% to close at $106.20.
Investment bank Baird maintains Apple's outperform rating target price of $185
According to foreign media reports, Wall Street investment bank Baird released an investment research report on Thursday, maintaining Apple's stock (NASDAQ: APPL) & quot; outperform the market, rating, the target price of 185 US dollars. Baird said in the report that Apple's second quarter of FY 2019 (the first quarter of 2019) is not optimistic and may be well below the current average expectations of Wall Street analysts. Apple faced severe challenges in China and other markets this quarter, so analysts' current expectations may be too high. Baird believes that Wall Street analysts' current forecast for Apple's second quarter of FY19 is still based on a normal seasonal decline. But in fact, Apple's current situation is much worse than the normal seasonal downturn. Even so, Baird is still optimistic about Apple's long-term development prospects. To this end, the bank maintained Apple's stock “out of the market” rating, and the target price of $185 remained unchanged. Apple shares fell 0.79% to close at $152.70.