Market Movers: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Technology Stocks News 8

It was Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) versus Samsung but Google loomed large Tuesday during closing arguments at the monthlong federal trial involving claims of patent infringement exchanged by the world’s two largest smartphone makers. A lawyer for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) accused Samsung of “slavishly” copying key features of its iPhone and iPad products and demanded $2.2 billion in damages. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock performance was -0.30% in last session and finished the day at $592.33. Traded volume was 12.05million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 10.46million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.01. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) insider ownership is 0.04%.

Walgreens Company (NYSE:WAG) announces the launch of the 2014 Walgreens Company (NYSE:WAG) Way to Well Health Tour with AARP. For six years, Walgreens Company (NYSE:WAG) and AARP have conducted the community outreach program dedicated to providing free preventive and early detection health services to communities across the country. Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) dropped -0.19 percent to $67.32 Tuesday on volume of 4.02million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $66.56 to $68.03. Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) has a market capitalization of $64.25billion.

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) booked a net loss in the first quarter because of stock compensation costs, but its results surpassed Wall Street’s expectations thanks to a sharp increase in advertising revenue. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)’s stock on Apr 29, 2014 reported a increase of 4.64% to the closing price of $42.62. Its fifty two weeks range is $38.80 -$74.73. The total market capitalization recorded $25.12billion. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) said Tuesday that it had a loss of $132.4 million, or 23 cents per share, in the January-March quarter. The overall volume in the last trading session was 28.13million shares. In its share capital, TWTR has 589.45million outstanding shares.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Chairman Eric Schmidtwarned last year that Russia was “on the path” toward China’s model of Internet censorship. Vladimir Putin is proving him right. With Russia locked in the worst standoff with the U.S. since the Cold War, the Russian president last week said his government needs to impose greater control over information flows through the World Wide Web, which the former KGB colonel called a creation of U.S. spy agencies. On Tuesday, shares of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) advanced 2.04% to close the day at $527.70. Company monthly performance is recorded as -5.77%.

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