|Last Update: 05/17/13 - 4:00 PM EDT|
|YTD Performance: 16.10%|
|Previous Close: $23.94|
|52 Week Range: $19.23 - $27.75|
|Oustanding Shares: 4,971,000,000|
|Market Cap: 119,005,740,000|
|Qtr (06/13)||Qtr (09/13)||FY (12/13)||FY (12/14)|
|Number of Analysts||23||22||29||27|
|Growth Rate (Year over Year)||-27.21%||-17.27%||-14.21%||7.31%|
Based on this expectation, Applied Materials will likely report positive quarterly earnings tonight.
Top XLK holdings have helped bring the ETF to a technical intersection.
Such a narrow trading range very often is a sign of the end of a move.
Amid all the bluster and flow of earnings, some perspective is needed.
Traders are increasingly accepting that economic data, no matter how concerning, simply don’t matter.
Tradable volatility continues in many individual stocks.
Market flirts with all-time highs today.
Watch these names today to see if they follow through.
The biggest, most-important, most-visible companies have done poorly.
I believe it’s time to recognize that many stock-market winners have now advanced too far, too soon.