Social Media Outlook for Friday May 4 (LNKD, VHC, YHOO, CBOU)
In recent years, traders and investors have increasingly turned to social media to discuss their investments. Now, interested parties can get a scientific look at what is being discussed on a weekly, monthly, and even hourly basis.
Provided by Social Market Analytics, here is the social media outlook for Friday, May 4.
LinkedIn (NASDAQ: LNKD) is trading up over 8% after the company reported earnings yesterday and announced that it was acquiring SlideShare for about $119M.
VirnetX (NYSE: VHC) is up nearly 5% after reporting a license agreement with Aastra.
Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) shares are currently down about 2%. Third Point's Dan Loeb released a letter yesterday questioning CEO Scott Thompson's education record.
Caribou Coffee (NASDAQ: CBOU) shares are down nearly 18%. The company reported earnings yesterday and cut its forecast.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) frequently sits atop this list. Shares are currently trading near $570. Rival Samsung unveiled its next iPhone competitor--the Galaxy S3--yesterday.
Green Mountain (NASDAQ: GMCR) is trading up about 7% on the current session. Shares may be benefitting from a slight bounce, as the company's earnings sent the stock down about 40% yesterday.
LinkedIn (NASDAQ: LNKD)
Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) is up on today's session. Hedge fund manager David Einhorn questioned the company's management during its earnings call, which prompted a 20% selloff.
First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR) replaced its CEO yesterday after reporting earnings that missed expectations. Still, the company reaffirmed its guidance for the year.
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