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Further downside for Spark Therapeutics?

Yesterday, Spark Therapeutics, Inc (NASDAQ:ONCE) saw a 35% decline. This was due to an increased negative sentiment for the stock. At the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) annual meeting, ONCE presented rather disappointing data on their trials of their experimental drug to treat Hemophilia-A. Spark’s data showed that though its therapy reduced bleeding, the drug showed smaller increases in levels a clotting protein that patients with hemophilia are missing, as
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PayPal on the rise

PayPal(NASDAQ:PYPL) operates in the digital payment space, offering a technology platform that connects merchants and consumers worldwide. PayPal's revenue has risen more than 100% since 2012. Its total payment volume has grown more than 20% per year. PayPal is forging its way forward with new additions. Its P2P payment service Venmo, now has a shopping feature, allowing users to pay for online purchases. It also launched PayPal for Marketplaces, which
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Priceline falls pre-market today

Priceline Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) fell more than 8% today pre-market, despite beating analyst estimates with EPS of $35.22. However, the earnings guidance by PCLN has been disappointing. It saw an after-market decline of 6.5%, and the decline continues today pre-market as well. Stockal’s Social Media Pulse has been lower than normal, indicating a negative sentiment trend.   Travel industry seems to have seen a downfall due to ad wars. PCLN CFO
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Starbucks Corp falls post Q4 announcements

Starbucks (Nasdaq:SBUX) announced it Q4 revenues yesterday after hours and saw a 5% fall. It’s seeing a further decline today pre-market. It reported revenues of $5.7 Billion, down 0.2% yoy, and an adjusted EPS of $0.55. Though it matched analyst expectations with regard to EPS, it missed on revenue. So far, analysts have been pretty positive about the stock. Stockal’s proprietary Confidence Meter, which gives you an aggregated opinion of select
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Wayfair, Inc crashes pre-market

Wayfair, (NYSE:W)the largest online market for home products, announced its Q3 revenue report. It crashed ~20% pre-market today. It generated net revenue of $1.2Billion, up 39.1% yoy. Though it had a gross profit of $280.3 Million, it generated a GAAP net loss of $76.4 Million, and a net loss per share was $0.65, missed wall street expectations by $0.19. Wayfair’s share price has seen more than 100% growth since January
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Under Armour crashes pre-market owing to its Q3 announcements

UA (NYSE:UA) saw its peak in the mid-2015 and has since then started a slow descent from $50 to a range of $15 -$20 now. Due to a lag in its growth, UA has implemented a restructuring last quarter in order to streamline its business and better align its results to its direct-to-consumer channels. In 2017, so far the company has seen declining margins, rising operating expenses, a massive restructuring
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MSFT on Cloud nine

Microsoft announced its Q1 results today, which drove its share up 6.7% to $84. It declared EPS of $0.84 Revenue of $24.5 Billion, beating the consensus estimates of $23.5 Billion. CEO Satya Nadella’s move to cloud has shown impressive results for Microsoft this Quarter. MSFT’s commercial cloud grew 56% on the quarter and it hit an annualized rate of sales of $20.4Billion. This surge in growth is due to the
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Twitter – Getting back on track

Twitter has seen a multiple roadblocks, the most recent being the Russian political ads episode and a gender discrimination suit. Today being its Q3 earnings release, TWTR was on a continuous downtrend for the last one week, suggesting that the wallstreet expectations haven’t been bullish. Analysts have had a rather bleak outlook on twitter for quite some time now. Confidence Meter has been constant at a low of ~13. Analysts
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EBAY – a growth stock?

EBAY is due to announce its Q3 Revenues and so, there has been quite a bit of chatter about EBAY in the last few days. As you can see, Stockal’s Social Media Pulse has gone up significantly in the last few days, indicating that the interest levels for EBAY went up. Since Social Media Pulse measures the “acceleration” of social chatter, not just point- in-time volumes, it gives us a