Don’t Miss: Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT), Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), Cvent, Inc. (NYSE:CVT), NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS), Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU)

Technology Stocks News 9

“We rate Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) a HOLD. The primary factors that have impacted our rating are mixed – some indicating strength, some showing weaknesses, with little evidence to justify the expectation of either a positive or negative performance for this stock relative to most other stocks. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow.” Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT)’s stock on 30 July traded at beginning with a price of $23.55and when day-trade ended the stock finally fell -1.15% to end at $23.21. Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT)’s showed weekly performance of -1.23%.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) today announced the immediate availability of the AMD Opteron™ A1100-Series developer kit, which features AMD’s first 64-bit ARM®-based processor, codenamed “Seattle.” AMD is the first company to provide a standard ARM Cortex®-A57-based server platform for software developers and integrators. Software and hardware developers as well as early adopters in large datacenters are eligible and can apply on AMD’s website. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) on Wednesday closed at $3.82. Stock institutional ownership is 56.90% while insider ownership includes 0.30%. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -7.43%.

Cvent, Inc. (NYSE:CVT) a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results after market close on Thursday, August 7, 2014. On that day, management will hold a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. ET to review and discuss these financial results. Cvent, Inc. (NYSE:CVT)’s shares on Wednesday traded in the range of 27.13 – 28.46and ended up on $28.37. Cvent, Inc. (NYSE:CVT) distance from 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) is -13.49%. CVT’s sales growth for past 5 years was 33.60% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -29.40%.

On July 23, 2014, the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the board of directors (the “Board”) of NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) the general partner of the general partner of NuStar Energy L.P. (“NuStar”), approved awards of performance units for certain of the Company’s officers pursuant to the terms of the Company’s Fourth Amended and Restated 2000 Long-Term Incentive Plan. The performance units are payable in NuStar’ common units (“Common Units”). The performance units are considered for vesting annually in one-third increments beginning on the first anniversary of their grant date. Upon vesting, the performance units are converted into a number of Common Units based upon the target metric described below and the Committee’s discretion. NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS)’s stock on 30 July fell -2.22% to the closing price of $64.00. Its fifty two weeks range is $36.15 – 68.33. The total market capitalization recorded $4.985B. NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) monthly performance is 3.21%.

As of late, it has definitely been a great time to be an investor in Baidu Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU). The stock has moved higher by 20.9% in the past month, while it is also above its 20 Day SMA too. This combination of strong price performance and favorable technical, could suggest that the stock may be on the right path. We certainly think that this might be the case, particularly if you consider BIDU’s recent earnings estimate revision activity. From this look, the company’s future is quite favorable; as BIDU has earned itself a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), meaning that its recent run may continue for a bit longer, and that this isn’t the top for the in-focus company. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) on Wednesday closed at $219.13. Stock institutional ownership is 84.20% while insider ownership includes 0.13%. Baidu Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 20.58%.

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