Week 25 – 31 Dec 2017

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read_this The stock market this week Impact
read_this Portfolio indices Impact
read_this Portfolio stocks: AAPL AMZN EBAY FB GOOGL GOOG PYPL TWTR V VMW

read_this The stock market

Market indices

indices

^ Market indices this week (mouseover for 12-month view) Chart: Google Finance

Index 29 Dec 17 Week 22 Dec 17 Month 30 Nov 17 Year 30 Dec 16
S&P500 2,673.61 -0.36% 2,683.34 0.98% 2,647.58 19.42% 2,238.83
Dow Jones 24,719.22 -0.14% 24,754.06 1.84% 24,272.35 25.08% 19,762.60
NASDAQ 6,903.39 -0.81% 6,959.96 0.43% 6,873.97 28.24% 5,383.12

read_this Portfolio Indices

Index performance

:-) Our USD and AUD denominated indices were established 5 years ago. Since then:

  • The USD denominated index has risen 203.43%. That represents an average annual compounding growth rate of 25.12%.
  • The AUD denominated index has risen 302.73%. That represents an average annual compounding growth rate of 31.34%.

indices
^ USD and AUD denominated indices over the past 52 weeks (mouseover for max view) Chart: Bunting

home This week’s performance

Index 29 Dec 17 Week 22 Dec 17 Month 30 Nov 17 Year 30 Dec 16
U S dollar index 3.068 -2.35% 3.141 -0.7% 3.089 45.73% 2.105
Australian dollar index 3.909 -3.41% 4.047 -3.68% 4.058 35% 2.895

read_this Portfolio Stocks

AAPL: Apple, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home
Friday close $169.23 -3.3% $175.01
P/E (historical) 18.39 Change 19.02
P/E (1 year fwd) 15.30 Change 15.65
Market Cap $868.880 bn $-29.676 bn $898.556 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 192 range: $ 150 to $ 235
Analyst recommendations 17 strong buy, 5 buy, 6 hold, 2 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q4/2017 2 Nov 2017
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0000320193
AAPL
^ Apple price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

AMZN: Amazon Com, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,169.54 0.1% $1,168.36
P/E (historical) 296.84 Change 296.54
P/E (1 year fwd) 279.74 Change 277.07
Market Cap $563.569 bn $0.569 bn $563.000 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 1277.5 range: $ 1100 to $ 1525
Analyst recommendations 30 strong buy, 4 buy, 2 hold, 1 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q3/2017 26 Oct 2017
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001018724
AMZN
^ Amazon price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

EBAY: Ebay, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $37.76 0% $37.76
P/E (historical) 5.60 Change 5.60
P/E (1 year fwd) 22.98 Change 22.92
Market Cap $39.443 bn $0.000 bn $39.443 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 38 range: $ 34 to $ 45
Analyst recommendations 10 strong buy, 1 buy, 14 hold, 2 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q3/2017 18 Oct 2017
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001065088
EBAY
^ Ebay price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

FB: Facebook, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $176.46 -0.42% $177.20
P/E (historical) 34.20 Change 34.34
P/E (1 year fwd) 30.36 Change 30.28
Market Cap $512.759 bn $-2.150 bn $514.909 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 213 range: $ 140 to $ 230
Analyst recommendations 24 strong buy, 3 buy, 0 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q3/2017 1 Nov 2017
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001326801
FB
^ Facebook price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

GOOGL: Alphabet, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,053.00 -1.48% $1,068.86
P/E (historical) 35.25 Change 35.78
P/E (1 year fwd) 32.65 Change 33.11
Market Cap $731.627 bn $-11.019 bn $742.646 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 1150 range: $ 880 to $ 1275
Analyst recommendations 23 strong buy, 3 buy, 4 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q3/2017 26 Oct 2017
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001288776
GOOGL
^ Alphabet (GOOGL) price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

GOOG: Alphabet, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,045.65 -1.36% $1,060.12
GOOG
^ Alphabet (GOOG) price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

PYPL: PayPal Holdings, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $73.61 -0.38% $73.89
P/E (historical) 57.06 Change 57.28
P/E (1 year fwd) 54.14 Change 54.03
Market Cap $88.473 bn $-0.336 bn $88.809 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 80.5 range: $ 66 to $ 93
Analyst recommendations 26 strong buy, 3 buy, 6 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q3/2017 19 Oct 2017
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001633917
PYPL
^ Paypal price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

TWTR: Twitter, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $24.01 -1.84% $24.46
Market Cap $17.834 bn $-0.335 bn $18.169 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 19 range: $ 13 to $ 27
Analyst recommendations 1 strong buy, 0 buy, 19 hold, 8 sell, 0 strong sell
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001418091
TWTR
^ Twitter price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

V: Visa, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $114.02 1.18% $112.69
P/E (historical) 40.72 Change 40.25
P/E (1 year fwd) 28.10 Change 27.62
Market Cap $258.392 bn $3.014 bn $255.378 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 126 range: $ 98 to $ 139
Analyst recommendations 24 strong buy, 2 buy, 1 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q4/2017 25 Oct 2017
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001403161
V
^ Visa price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

VMW: VMware, Inc 29 Dec 17 Change 22 Dec 17 home
Friday close $125.32 -1.86% $127.69
P/E (historical) 36.01 Change 36.69
P/E (1 year fwd) 33.58 Change 33.73
Market Cap $50.521 bn $-0.956 bn $51.477 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 135 range: $ 95 to $ 152
Analyst recommendations 14 strong buy, 3 buy, 9 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 24 Aug 2017
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001124610
VMW
^ VMware price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

home flag_australia FX: USD/AUD

usd/aud
^ AUD movements against the USD this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: xe.com

Australian economic indicators Trading Economics

Australian economic charts RBA Chart Pack

flag_australia Venture Capital Australia 2017

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^Source: Artesian, “Australia‚Äôs Largest & Most Active Venture Capital Firms“, 3 Apr 2017 More