Rippers Recap 3/11: Apple Drops a Slew of New Products, Amazon's Stock Split, Plus More Major News

StockMKTNewz Evan
March 12, 2022

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Hey everyone, it’s Evan! But I’m better known online as @StockMKTNewz. If you know me, you know I tweet way too much for any sane person to track. So, I thought I would narrow down my hundreds of tweets to get you caught up here in under 5 minutes on all the news from today you need to know! 

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Here's How The Stock Market Performed This Past Week

The Major Indexes

Heat Map of the S&P 500

How The Largest Stocks Performed

Best Performing Large Cap Stocks

Worst Performing Large Cap Stocks

**All images are via Finviz.com**

    Major Headlines

    Apple Event: Apple had its first release event of the year, introducing a slew of new products ⬇️

    A new $429 iPhone SE

    A new $599 iPad Air

    A new Mac Studio computer for $1,999 with the M1 Max chip and $3,999 with the M1 Ultra Chip

    Apple had some other cool announcements, including:

    Showing off its new M1 Ultra Chip...

    ... and announcing a new partnership with the MLB

    Amazon Stock Split: Amazon announced a 20:1 stock split and a $10B share buyback program. Amazon's split has a record date of May 27 and begins trading split-adjusted as of June 6.

    CPI for February came in at 7.9% (YoY) in line with expectations.

    CPI by category:

    Major Earnings Headlines

    DocuSign reported earnings Thursday after the markets closed, posting numbers of:

    • EPS of $0.48, in line with expectations
    • Rev of $580.83M, beating expectations of $561.55M

    DocuSign also announced a new $200M share buyback program.

    Oracle reported earnings Thursday after the markets closed, posting numbers of:

    • EPS of $1.29, beating expectations $1.05
    • Rev of $10.51B, in line with expectations

    CrowdStrike reported earnings Wednesday after the markets closed, posting numbers of:

    • EPS of $0.30, beating expectations of $0.20
    • Rev of $431.01M, beating expectations of $412.38M

    Rivian reported earnings Thursday after the markets closed, posting numbers of:

    • EPS of -$2.43, missing expectations of -$1.97
    • Rev of $54M, missing expectations of $60.72M

    Rivian has now produced 2,425 cars as of Tuesday, with 909 of those vehicles being produced in 2021.

    Salesforce ($CRM) reported earnings Tuesday after the markets closed, posting numbers of:

    • EPS of $0.84 beating expectations of $0.75 
    • Rev of $7.33B beating expectations of $7.24B

    Salesforce raised its revenue guide for the upcoming year to between $32-$32.1B up from its previous guide of between $31.65-$31.8B and above consensus estimates of $31.78B.

    Ulta reported earnings Thursday after the markets closed, posting numbers of:

    • EPS of $5.41, beating expectations of $4.56
    • Rev of $2.73B, beating expectations of $2.69B

    Ulta also announced a new $2B share buyback program.

    Other Major Headlines This Week

    Monday:

    • Amazon announced it has agreed to acquire Veeqo - CNBC 
    • Google said it plans to invest $700M to purchase and upgrade its office in Warsaw Poland - Google Blog 
    • Ryan Cohen co-founder of Chewy and chairman of GameStop now owns a 9.8% stake in Bed Bath & Beyond through his investment firm RC Ventures - WSJ 
    • Intel announced that MobileEye has submitted an S-1 draft registration to the SEC indication its intentions to go public through an IPO - RobotReport

    Tuesday:

    • Lululemon revealed its first ever footwear collection "made for woman first" - BusinessWire 
    • Google agreed to acquire Cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.3 Billion or $23 per $MNDT share in cash - Google  
    • Tesla sold a total of 56,515 China made Tesla’s during February, 33.3K were exported outside of China while the remaining 23.2K was sold within China - CNEVPost 
    • Amazon is negotiating a deal to turn Playstation's game franchise "God of War" into a live-action TV series on Amazon Prime Video - Deadline

    Wednesday:

    • Tesla raised prices on the long-range versions of the Model 3 and Model by $1,000 - Electrek 
    • Peloton announced a new Apple Watch integration for its Bike, Bike Plus, and Tread - The Verge 
    • The SEC is set to vote on a rule that would require companies to report major cybersecurity incidents within four days - WSJ

    Thursday:

    • Rihanna’s lingerie brand Savage X Fenty is reportedly considering going public through an IPO at a valuation of $3 billion or more - New York Post 
    • The IRS said it plans to hire 10,000 new employees by the end of 2023 - WAPO
    • TikTok is reportedly nearing a deal for Oracle to store its US user data - The Verge

    Friday:

    • Pfizer announced it completed of its acquisition of Arena Pharmaceuticals - Pfizer

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