Investment Analysts


Whirlpool Q1 Earnings Fall 46%     Thu, 26 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Michael Murphy, CEO of Rosecliff Capital, offers insight on Whirlpool's earnings report. Meanwhile Paul Coster, JPMorgan analyst, discusses whether Coinstar can survive the drop in DVD sales.

Apple Holds Firm     Thu, 26 Apr '12 | 12:15 PM ET

Shares of Apple are holding firm today after a record day yesterday, with the FMHR traders. Meanwhile, Nuance pre-announced better than expected Q2 numbers. Brent Thill, analyst at UBS, discusses.

Markets Poised to Surge on Earnings?     Thu, 26 Apr '12 | 12:00 PM ET

Some 72% of companies have reported earnings above estimates. The FMHR traders weigh in with the play on the numbers. Also, Citigroup analyst, Mark Mahaney explains why he has a "sell" rating on Akamai and a "buy" rating on Amazon and a look at the mid-day market movers and how to trade them.

Starbucks: Breaking into Booze?     Thu, 26 Apr '12 | 11:03 AM ET

CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the coffee giant's earnings forecast and its attempt to perk up profits by venturing into wine and beer, with Keith Siegner, Credit Suisse restaurant analyst.

UPS Q1 Profit Misses Estimates     Thu, 26 Apr '12 | 10:10 AM ET

Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners transportation analyst, breaks down the numbers on UPS' earnings miss and discusses his price target of $85 on the stock.

Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank analyst, breaks down the numbers on Exxon's big earnings miss.

Akamai Plunges Despite Earnings Beat     Wed, 25 Apr '12 | 5:00 PM ET

Akamai follows up blowout Q4 with another earnings beat today. Meanwhile Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray, discusses whether you should buy Amazon ahead of its earnings announcement.

Long TBT on Fed Statement: Iuorio     Wed, 25 Apr '12 | 12:51 PM ET

The Federal Reserve leaves interest rates unchanged, so what's the trade? Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weighs in. The FMHR traders also break down today's Pops and Drops, including GNC Holdings popping 11% after a better-than-expected earnings report.

Discussing how investors should trade the bond market on the heels of the Fed's statement on interest rates, with Bill Gross, PIMCO; Charles Reinhard, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Ken Volpert, Vanguard Funds; and CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

Apple now accounts for 36% of all profit growth for the S&P 500 this quarter, but Walter Piecyk, BTIG Research analyst explains why he downgraded the company ahead of its earnings. Stephen Volkmann, Jefferies analyst, also discusses his 'buy' rating on Caterpillar.

Eli Lustgarten, Longbow Research senior research analyst, breaks down the Q1 numbers on Caterpillar's earnings and the company's outlook on growth and global demand, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO.

Apple's Earnings Blows Away the Street     Wed, 25 Apr '12 | 6:05 AM ET

Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company senior analyst and CNBC's Jon Fortt discuss the tech giant's blow out quarter, earning $12.30 per share on revenues of $39.2 billion. Shares of Apple are back over $600 a share in after-hours trading.

Apple Spikes 7% on Blowout Earnings     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 5:00 PM ET

The Fast Money traders discuss whether you want to get in on Apple. Meanwhile Juniper Networks also spikes after topping Wall Street's estimates. Daniel Berenbaum, MKM Partners, semiconductor analyst, explains why semis are rising on Apple's blowout quarter.

Apple Surges After Earnings Beat     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 5:00 PM ET

Dissecting the day's major business news, including Apple's upbeat earnings surprise, with the Fast Money traders and Brian White, analyst at Topeka Capital Markets.

CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jon Fortt report on Apple's Q2 earnings results. Larry Haverty, Gamco Investors; Alex Gauna, JMP Securities; and Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee, weigh in.

The Trade on Apple Earnings     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 4:03 PM ET

CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the Street's EPS estimates for Apple earnings is $10.04. Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee and Alex Guana, JMP Securities, weigh in.

Money in Motion: European Bank Stocks     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 12:54 PM ET

Breaking down the best currency play since European bank stocks hit 2011 lows, with MacNeil Curry, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Short Term Risks for Restaurant Stocks?     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 12:49 PM ET

Discussing whether investors could see a pullback in Buffalo Wild Wings and Panera ahead of earnings, with Bryan Elliott, Raymond James analyst.

Can LinkedIn's Momentum Continue?     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET

The FMHR traders discuss Monster Worldwide's 18% drop. Simon Baker, Baker Avenue Asset Management, made a bullish bet several weeks ago and now offers insight on the stock's trajectory. Meanwhile Mark Zgutowicz, Piper Jaffray senior analyst, also offers insight into his company's "overweight" rating on LinkedIn.

The Apple Ecosystem     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 12:15 PM ET

Discussing the causes and effects of Apple's latest weakness ahead of the company's earnings report today, with Toni Sacconaghi, Bernstein Research senior analyst.

Netflix Q1 Reports First Loss in 7 Years     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 10:38 AM ET

Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst provides perspective on Netflix's earnings loss and its ability to grow the streaming business.

Colin Gillis, BGC Financial senior technology analyst weighs in on smartphone trends and what to expect from Apple's earnings after the bell.

Is Apple Ripe for Q2 Earnings Report?     Tue, 24 Apr '12 | 6:33 AM ET

Ben Reitzes, Barclays Capital technology hardware analyst, provides analysis of the core of Apple's business, iPad sales, and Apple TV.

TXN Earnings: Q1 EPS $0.32 vs. $0.29     Mon, 23 Apr '12 | 4:22 PM ET

Discussing Texas Instruments' earnings and whether investors should be confident, with Bobby Burleson, Top Starmine analyst and CNBC's Brian Shactman.

Julia Boorstin reports on Netflix's Q1 earnings, saying that just over 1 million DVD subscribers left the company. Martin Pyykonen, Wedge Partners analyst and Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets senior analyst, weigh in.

Netflix: Buy or Sell?     Mon, 23 Apr '12 | 3:14 PM ET

Discussing Netflix's latest business strategies ahead of the company's earnings report, with Martin Pyykonen, Wedge Partners analyst, and Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets senior analyst.

Hungry for Brinker International?     Mon, 23 Apr '12 | 2:51 PM ET

Brinker International stock is up 7% on an earnings beat thanks to higher menu prices and busier restaurants. Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays analyst, weighs in.

Monday Markets Meltdown?     Mon, 23 Apr '12 | 2:12 PM ET

Louise Cooper, BGC Partners, and Jason Pride, Glenmede, discuss whether investors are overreacting to negative headlines out of Europe today.

The Halftime Final Trade     Mon, 23 Apr '12 | 12:59 PM ET

The FMHR traders share their final trades of the hour.

Ahead of Netflix's Earnings     Mon, 23 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Silver has reached a 13-week low and the FMHR traders discuss the key catalysts. Netflix is also set to announce its Q1 earnings data after today's closing bell, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst.