Google annonced their Q1 2014 earnings today, which brought mixed results. While the company is positive in every category versus last year, they fell short of earnings expectations. That’s caused their stock to tumble a bit in after hours trading.
HTC has released unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2014. In their report, we see that the resurgent Android OEM still has quite a bit of work to do, as they had a net loss of NT$1.88 billion (about $62 million). Revenue was also down a touch to NT$33.12 billion, or just over $1 billion.
The Barnes & Noble quarterly earnings report was almost totally bad news. Earnings, revenue, and sales — all down. The forerunner for the eReading craze has fallen far behind as of late, but there is one bright spot. A new Nook is coming, and it’s going to be made by Barnes & Noble.
T-Mobile announced their Q4 2013 earnings this week, and their upward trajectory continues. The Uncarrier announced they grew their customer base by 1.6 million, with a healthy split between prepaid and postpaid consumers. That alone proved a stark contrast to Q4 2012, where they lost just over half a million customers.
If you’re a reader, there’s a good chance you’ve hear of the Kobo. The tablet lineup, which is more eReader than tablet (but still a great tablet), is a great option for those who like to read digitally. New earnings figures, released by parent company Rakuten, show a well deserved boon in popularity for Kobo.
How much is Clash of Clans worth? To you and I, likely what we spent in-app for builders’ huts and more gems. For the company behind the popular game, the answer is about $790 million. That’s their revenue jump from 2012 to 2013, thanks in large part to the game.
Yelp’s announced their quarterly earnings this week, and it showed both customer and earnings growth. The overall health of the company sent their stocks up 6% after the announcement. A recent acquisition helped the growth, but that wasn’t all that pushed Yelp over the top.
Amazon released their earnings for Q4 2013 today, and it seems as though their hard work over the holiday season paid off. Net sales were $25.59 billion, up 20% over Q4 2012. Operating income was also up 26% to $510 million, and net income saw a massive uptick to $239 million versus $97 million in Q4 2012.
Google has posted the Q4 2013 earnings and while there was an increase in revenue, the company did manage to fall short in terms of expectations. Despite missing analyst expectations, Larry Page, CEO of Google noted how they "ended 2013 with another great quarter of momentum and growth." To that point, standalone revenue was up 22 percent year-on-year.
Qualcomm released their Q1 2014 earnings recently, and the results are mixed. Though they’re still in the black when it comes to overall health, they did miss projections just a bit. Their revenue for Q1 2014 was just shy of expectations, but their stock earning was well over expectations.