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eBay Earnings Up, Stock Down On Forecast eBay Earnings Up, Stock Down On Forecast

eBay released its Q1 earnings on Wednesday, with revenue increasing 14% to $3.7 billion year over year. Profit was $677 million. What the company considered to be a strong quarter wasn’t enough to please investors, as the forecast wasn’t quite …

Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up

Yahoo reported its Q1 earnings on Tuesday, with GAAP revenue at $1,140 million for the quarter. Revenue ex-TAC was $1,074 million. The company posted GAAP income from operations at $186 million and Non-GAAP income from operations at $224 million. In …

Groupon Earnings Disappoint, Stock Down 28% Groupon Earnings Disappoint, Stock Down 28%

Groupon reported its Q4 and fiscal year 2012 earnings on Wednesday afternoon, sending stock plummeting as results missed Wall Street estimates. The company posted a net loss of $81.1 million for the quarter, though revenue was up 30% at $638.3 …

Demand Media To Split Into Two Public Companies, Earnings Released Demand Media To Split Into Two Public Companies, Earnings Released

Demand Media announced today that its board of directors has authorized a plan for the company to explore separating into two separate public companies – one for its media business and one for its domain business. CEO Richard Rosenblatt said, …

USPS Loses $1.3 Billion, Plans to Cut Saturday Mail Delivery USPS Loses $1.3 Billion, Plans to Cut Saturday Mail Delivery
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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) today announced its first quarter financial results and things are not looking good. In the first three months of the 2013 fiscal year USPS had a net loss of $1.3 billion. The first quarter includes …

AOL Posts Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth For First Time In 8 Years AOL Posts Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth For First Time In 8 Years
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AOL released its Q4 earnings on Friday, and reported revenue growth for the first time in 8 years. AOL posted revenue of $599 million, significantly higher than Street’s $574 million estimate. Adjusted OIBDA was $123 MM ($8 MM higher than …

LinkedIn Nails its Fourth Quarter, Yearly Earnings LinkedIn Nails its Fourth Quarter, Yearly Earnings

If there’s one thing LinkedIn is, it’s consistent. The company has slowly built its brand and membership numbers in the crowded social media space where other companies are getting bloodied. LinkedIn today announced its fourth quarter 2012 and year-end 2012 …

Yelp Earnings: Net Revenue Up 65% Year-Over-Year Yelp Earnings: Net Revenue Up 65% Year-Over-Year

Yelp released its Q4 and full-year 2012 earnings report on Wednesday after market close. The company posted net revenue of $41.2 million for the quarter, a 65% year-over-year increase. Yelp also posted a $5.3 million net loss for Q4. Cumulative …

Some Highlights For Marketers From Facebook’s Earnings Some Highlights For Marketers From Facebook’s Earnings

Facebook, as you may know, released its Q4 and full-year earnings on Wednesday. Between the release and the earnings call, the company provided plenty of info for us all to absorb, including various statements made by CEO Mark Zuckerberg. COO …

Zuckerberg: Facebook Is A Mobile Company Now Zuckerberg: Facebook Is A Mobile Company Now
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Facebook released its Q4 and full-year 2012 earnings Wednesday, beating analysts’ expectations. Revenue for the quarter was $1.585 billion, up 40% year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was $1.33 billion (84% of total revenue), up 41% year-over-year. GAAP income from operations was …

Amazon Net Income Down 45% Year-Over-Year Amazon Net Income Down 45% Year-Over-Year

Amazon announced its Q4 earnings today, which included a 22% increase in net sales, but a 45% decrease in net income, year-over-year for the quarter. The company’s numbers disappointed Wall Street analysts. CEO Jeff Bezos said, “We’re now seeing the …

Yahoo Earnings Better Than Expected With Some Help From Search Yahoo Earnings Better Than Expected With Some Help From Search
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Yahoo just released its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2012, beating analysts’ expectations, and perhaps more noteworthy, showing solid signs for Yahoo’s search business. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $1,346 million. For the year, it was …

Samsung Reports Record Fourth-Quarter Profits Samsung Reports Record Fourth-Quarter Profits

Samsung Electronics today announced its fourth quarter earnings. As expected, the company pulled in record fourth-quarter profits, taking in 7.04 trillion won ($6.5 billion) in net profit. That’s a 7% increase over their third-quarter earnings, and an over 75% increase …

Apple Posts Record Revenue And Profit Yet Again, But Misses Expectations Apple Posts Record Revenue And Profit Yet Again, But Misses Expectations

Apple just released its earnings report, breaking its own records yet again. The company posted record revenue of $54.5 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion. These are up from revenue of $46.3 billion and net profit of …

IBM Earnings: IBM Posts $29.3 Billion In Revenue IBM Earnings: IBM Posts $29.3 Billion In Revenue

IBM released its Q4 and full-year earnings report today, posting $29.3 billion in revenue (down 1%, flat adjusting for currency, up 1% excluding divested RSS business adjusting for currency) for the quarter, and $104.5 billion for the year (down 2%, …

Google Earnings: Google Posts 36% Revenue Increase YoY Google Earnings: Google Posts 36% Revenue Increase YoY
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Google just released its earnings for the quarter and year ended December 31, beating analysts’ expectations. The company posted consolidated revenues of $14.42 billion for the quarter. Consolidated revenues would have been $15.24 billion had Motorola Home been included, the …

eBay Earnings: Revenue Up 18% In Q4, 21% For The Year eBay Earnings: Revenue Up 18% In Q4, 21% For The Year

eBay just reported its earnings for Q4, with an 18% year-over-year increase in revenue, hitting $4 billion for the quarter. For the full year, eBay’s revenue increased 21% to $14.1 billion. CEO Joe Donahoe said, “We had a great finish …

Groupon Posts $3 Million Net Loss, Misses On Revenue Groupon Posts $3 Million Net Loss, Misses On Revenue

Groupon announced its third quarter results today, falling short of Wall Street forecasts. The results include consolidated revenue up 32% year-over-year at $568.6 million, which was still short of expectations. Operating income was $25.4 million, up from an operating loss …

This Google Panda “Victim” Just Posted Record Revenue And Profitability This Google Panda “Victim” Just Posted Record Revenue And Profitability
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The Google Panda update, originally unleashed in early 2011, continues to take its toll on the Internet, for better or for worse (most would probably say better). While there are frequently rumors about new updates or refreshes to Panda, the …

AOL Posts Best Revenue Growth In Seven Years (YoY) AOL Posts Best Revenue Growth In Seven Years (YoY)

AOL released its Q3 earnings report this morning. The company reported 7% global advertising revenue growth, its best year-over-year revenue performance in over seven years. Furthermore, the company reported 8% search and contextual revenue growth, representing the first growth quarter …

AAPL Drops After Earnings Release, Ticks Upward In Pre-Market Trading AAPL Drops After Earnings Release, Ticks Upward In Pre-Market Trading

Apple shares fell a bit after the company released its Q4 earnings and held its conference call. While there were some ups and downs to the report, the biggest concern from investors appears to be disappointing iPad sales, though the …