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Techquity: Overreaction to LinkedIn, Intel's future focus

Friday, May 03, 2013 - 02:45

May 3 - Reuters Breakingviews Columnist Rob Cyran gives his take on LinkedIn's quarter and Intel's future with a new CEO.

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Revenue Johnston chairs taking -- but ultimately again. The job seekers social networks are quarterly sales rocket 72%. In earnings per share rose an amazing fivefold. So like the stock down 10%. Investors panicked because managements that next quarter as revenue might be slightly below expectations. It's worth pointing out however that Linkedin actually raised its revenue forecast the entire year. Since going public had a habit of routinely blowing your projections. And shortly to -- doing phenomenally well. Of course that the stock trading at ninety times estimated 2014 earnings only whiff of disappointment -- -- misguided as plain. Is all -- need to set off panic among shareholders. Now Intel chip giant faces big problems of the decline PC the appointment of frank is attic as CEO may signal how Intel's gonna find its way out. The -- boss is an old Intel and he's been there more than thirty years of lots of experience -- chip factories. What Intel's proprietary designs from mobile chips are doing well the company has about a year lead on rivals on the technologies needed for making the small semiconductors and factories. What's more Intel's plans on the pump up profits if they're running full -- Until shown increasing interest in making chips for other companies. According manufacturing veteran but as CEO is another sign Intel may soon start making more chips the likes of apple and Cisco. Three printings going mainstream staples has become the first major US retailers start selling devices it's our ridiculed. For small caps 3-D systems which cost thirteen hundred bucks if -- anything up to five point five inches cubicle. This technology is also called rapid prototyping which in this case involves dropping layers of melted plastic on top of each other to form three dimensional objects. The product targets the home market other printers focus on industry which isn't to make things like shoe models before deciding whether to put the item into full scale production. Three systems and it's me in matters stresses are both public and it's sort over the past year -- 3-D doubling. So far 2013 threes down as well as the market while stresses underperformed. Deal with staples could give 3-D more room to run with -- -- today. Soaring -- sputtering timer a look at movers -- is blue car. The online tax prepare reports strong quarterly results and raised guidance for the current quarter stocks up 20%. And sputtering -- The maker scratch cards from mobile devices slashed its full year sales outlook citing delays in product launches by apple. Shares down 27%. To 52 week well. That's tech quiz Friday remember you can follow us on Twitter arts -- technique. I'm -- -- and this is writers.

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Techquity: Overreaction to LinkedIn, Intel's future focus

Friday, May 03, 2013 - 02:45