Week 1 – 7 Jan 2018

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Earnings Report Calendar

Here are announced reporting dates for our portfolio stocks:

Dates have not yet been announced for:

  • Amazon
  • Ebay
  • Facebook
  • PayPal
  • VMware

read_this Our full report is made up of the following reports. If you prefer, you can hear each report separately.
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 5 Jan 18 Week 29 Dec 17 Month 29 Dec 17 Year 29 Dec 17
S&P500 2,743.15 2.6% 2,673.61 2.6% 2,673.61 2.6% 2,673.61
Dow Jones 25,295.87 2.33% 24,719.22 2.33% 24,719.22 2.33% 24,719.22
NASDAQ 7,136.56 3.38% 6,903.39 3.38% 6,903.39 3.38% 6,903.39

read_this Portfolio Indices

Index performance

:-) Our USD-denominated index closed on a record high of 3.190.

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

home This week’s performance

Index 5 Jan 18 Week 29 Dec 17 Month 29 Dec 17 Year 29 Dec 17
U S dollar index 3.190 3.99% 3.068 3.99% 3.068 3.99% 3.068
Australian dollar index 4.029 3.07% 3.909 3.07% 3.909 3.07% 3.909

read_this Portfolio Stocks

AAPL: Apple, Inc 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home
Friday close $175.00 3.41% $169.23
P/E (historical) 19.02 Change 18.39
P/E (1 year fwd) 15.48 Change 15.30
Market Cap $890.234 bn $21.354 bn $868.880 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 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,229.14 5.1% $1,169.54
P/E (historical) 311.96 Change 296.84
P/E (1 year fwd) 285.28 Change 279.74
Market Cap $592.288 bn $28.719 bn $563.569 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 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $39.69 5.11% $37.76
P/E (historical) 5.89 Change 5.60
P/E (1 year fwd) 23.38 Change 22.98
Market Cap $41.459 bn $2.016 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 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $186.85 5.89% $176.46
P/E (historical) 36.21 Change 34.20
P/E (1 year fwd) 31.46 Change 30.36
Market Cap $542.950 bn $30.191 bn $512.759 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 215 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 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,110.29 5.44% $1,053.00
P/E (historical) 37.17 Change 35.25
P/E (1 year fwd) 33.88 Change 32.65
Market Cap $771.431 bn $39.804 bn $731.627 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 1157.5 range: $ 970 to $ 1280
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 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $1,102.23 5.41% $1,045.65
GOOG
^ Alphabet (GOOG) price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

PYPL: PayPal Holdings, Inc 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $78.70 6.91% $73.61
P/E (historical) 61.01 Change 57.06
P/E (1 year fwd) 56.01 Change 54.14
Market Cap $94.590 bn $6.117 bn $88.473 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 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $24.32 1.29% $24.01
Market Cap $18.064 bn $0.230 bn $17.834 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 19 range: $ 13 to $ 27
Analyst recommendations 3 strong buy, 0 buy, 18 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 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home home
Friday close $118.86 4.24% $114.02
P/E (historical) 42.45 Change 40.72
P/E (1 year fwd) 28.52 Change 28.10
Market Cap $277.442 bn $19.050 bn $258.392 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 126 range: $ 98 to $ 139
Analyst recommendations 23 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 5 Jan 18 Change 29 Dec 17 home
Friday close $131.26 4.74% $125.32
P/E (historical) 37.72 Change 36.01
P/E (1 year fwd) 34.81 Change 33.58
Market Cap $52.916 bn $2.395 bn $50.521 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

A 42 Degree Day Ends

Port Melbourne Beach, 6 Jan 2018.  Photo credit: Anita Eglitis.
^ Port Melbourne Beach, 6 Jan 2018. Photo credit: Anita Eglitis.