Week 18 – 24 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 22 Dec 17 Week 15 Dec 17 Month 30 Nov 17 Year 30 Dec 16
S&P500 2,683.34 0.28% 2,675.81 1.35% 2,647.58 19.85% 2,238.83
Dow Jones 24,754.06 0.42% 24,651.74 1.98% 24,272.35 25.26% 19,762.60
NASDAQ 6,959.96 0.34% 6,936.58 1.25% 6,873.97 29.29% 5,383.12

read_this Portfolio Indices

Index performance

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

home This week’s performance

Index 22 Dec 17 Week 15 Dec 17 Month 30 Nov 17 Year 30 Dec 16
U S dollar index 3.141 0.19% 3.136 1.68% 3.089 49.24% 2.105
Australian dollar index 4.047 -0.72% 4.076 -0.28% 4.058 39.76% 2.895

read_this Portfolio Stocks

AAPL: Apple, Inc 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home
Friday close $175.01 0.6% $173.97
P/E (historical) 19.02 Change 18.91
P/E (1 year fwd) 15.65 Change 15.40
Market Cap $898.556 bn $5.340 bn $893.216 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 192 range: $ 150 to $ 235
Analyst recommendations 18 strong buy, 5 buy, 5 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 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,168.36 -0.91% $1,179.14
P/E (historical) 296.54 Change 299.27
P/E (1 year fwd) 277.07 Change 276.95
Market Cap $563.000 bn $-5.195 bn $568.195 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 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $37.76 -1.59% $38.37
P/E (historical) 5.60 Change 5.69
P/E (1 year fwd) 22.92 Change 22.79
Market Cap $39.443 bn $-0.637 bn $40.080 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 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $177.20 -1.65% $180.18
P/E (historical) 34.34 Change 34.92
P/E (1 year fwd) 30.28 Change 30.44
Market Cap $514.909 bn $-8.660 bn $523.569 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 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,068.86 -0.29% $1,072.00
P/E (historical) 35.78 Change 35.89
P/E (1 year fwd) 33.11 Change 32.70
Market Cap $742.646 bn $-2.182 bn $744.828 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 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,060.12 -0.38% $1,064.19
GOOG
^ Alphabet (GOOG) price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

PYPL: PayPal Holdings, Inc 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $73.89 -2.33% $75.65
P/E (historical) 57.28 Change 58.64
P/E (1 year fwd) 54.03 Change 54.20
Market Cap $88.809 bn $-2.116 bn $90.925 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 80 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 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $24.46 10.03% $22.23
Market Cap $18.169 bn $1.657 bn $16.512 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
Jim Cramer (and others) bet SNAP will get to $25 before TWTR (CNBC 16 Jun 2017)

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V: Visa, Inc 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $112.69 -0.99% $113.82
P/E (historical) 40.25 Change 40.65
P/E (1 year fwd) 27.62 Change 27.88
Market Cap $255.378 bn $-2.858 bn $258.236 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 22 Dec 17 Change 15 Dec 17 home
Friday close $127.69 3.14% $123.80
P/E (historical) 36.69 Change 35.57
P/E (1 year fwd) 33.73 Change 32.16
Market Cap $51.477 bn $1.484 bn $49.993 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 135 range: $ 95 to $ 152
Analyst recommendations 13 strong buy, 3 buy, 10 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q3/2018 30 Nov 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