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Google Stock splits 2-for-1 to holders glee

Google Stock splits 2-for-1 to holders glee

Google's big announcement during its first quarter investors call included no less than a stock split which gave stock holders 1 new stock per each stock they already owned, these stocks being non-voting stocks. As Larry Page reminded investors today, Google was once a privately owned startup turned large public company in a relatively short time, this a lifetime pride of both Page and Serge, the two main founders of the network - this change hopefully being the next bit step in the evolution of its publicity. He continued by noting that Google has found that "success is more likely if you concentrate on the long term," encapsulating the idea of the long-term split.

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Google Earnings hit $10.65 billion in Q1

Google Earnings hit $10.65 billion in Q1

The first round of announcements have been released by Google in their annual first quarter earnings call, starting with a whopping $10.65 billion in revenue. This number jumps 24% over last year's revenue which was $8.58 billion, this year's bringing Google up to a place where they've got and intense $49.3 billion dollars on hand in cash. Google's board has announced that they've approved a 2-for-1 stock split in the face of this quarters numbers, investors getting a new share of non-voting stock for each of the shares they currently own. Google has also noted that they've gotten $7.31 billion in Site revenues, this representing 69% of their total revenue.

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NVIDIA Q4 Fiscal and Annual 2012 results show growth, great outlook

NVIDIA Q4 Fiscal and Annual 2012 results show growth, great outlook

Today the team at NVIDIA have revealed their earnings for the entirety of their 2012 Annual and Fourth Quarter Fiscal season, showing quarterly revenue down, but every single other number rising up. This earnings call also played host to several announcements and assurances from the big green chipmaker, including the official announcement of Tegra 3 quad-core phones. The call showed revenue gains of 12.8 percent for NVIDIA over fiscal 2011 to a whopping $4 billion, and gross margin blowing up to 51.4 percent for GAAP and 51.9 percent for non-GAAP.

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Samsung’s surging smartphone business leads to strong fourth quarter

Samsung’s surging smartphone business leads to strong fourth quarter

Samsung pulled off a mighty impressive quarter at the end of 2011, with 4 trillion won ($3.6 billion) in net income. That's a sizable increase over the previous year's 3.42 trillion won, but not everything in the consumer electronics firm is all peaches and cream. The company saw a woeful decline in its LCD panel business but was able to more than compensate for that with an amazing smartphone library.


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Motorola reports $80 million net loss in Q4

Motorola reports $80 million net loss in Q4

Motorola Mobility released its Q4 2011 earnings today along with its full-year financial results, reporting a revenue of $3.4 billion but a net loss of $80 million in contrast to the $110 million profit in the same quarter the year before. Motorola had warned earlier this month that earnings would miss Wall Street expectations as the company struggles against tough competition in the smartphone market.

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Apple Q1 2012 sales point to monster future for iPhone, death of iPod

Apple Q1 2012 sales point to monster future for iPhone, death of iPod

There's a lot to be said about the Q1 2012 sales report from Apple today, but one point stands out like a beacon: with 37,044,000 units and 24,417,000,000 (that's $24 billion) in revenue from iPhone and related products and services. This is compared to the units and revenue from the same category during Q4 of 2011 which ads up to 16,235,000 units and 10,468,000,000 in revenue - this means that Apple has more than DOUBLED their units and revenue in one quarter. Of course this includes the holiday season once Apple's Q1 started, so it's not that big a deal, right?

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Apple reports record Q1 2012 earnings, 37 million iPhones sold

Apple reports record Q1 2012 earnings, 37 million iPhones sold

Apple's fiscal Q1 2012 earnings report has been released, revealing an amazing record breaking quarter, which includes both the iPhone 4S launch and the holiday shopping season. Revenue spiked to $46.3 billion from $23.8 billion in the previous quarter with a record profit of $13.06 bilion, which is more than double the $6 billion in profit from the same quarter last year.

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Google Earnings show lowest quarter of 2011

Google Earnings show lowest quarter of 2011

The fourth quarter earnings for the 2011 season for Google have been reported this week, results showing up as a slightly less impressive jump than analysts suspected. Google's fourth quarter earnings rose by 6.3%, but as this did end up being the slowest revenue increase of all four quarters of 2011, estimates jumped the gun - meanwhile shares in Google today fell 9.7% amid news in after-hours trading to $577.92. Perhaps its time to buy then, said those who wished they'd invested in Google when they had the chance all those years ago, as a 34% increase was seen over last year's Google ad clicks overall, this being also a 17% increase over the 3rd quarter of 2011.

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