Research Archive

February 2, 2024 / Ben Bajarin

Apple Earnings: Strong Beat With EPS Upside but China Questions Remain

Apple had a strong beat and curious guide, which we will address. China has been interesting to watch and remains a concerning point. Key Takeaways Solid beat with gross margin strength and EPS Upside Strong quarter for iPhone even with China weak No new iPads launched in 2023 made a tough compare and a down…

February 1, 2024 / Ben Bajarin

Qualcomm Earnings: Strong Story Beyond Handsets

Qualcomm beat exceptions and set strong momentum for the year. Insights below on the quarter highlights. Key Takeaways Solid numbers, largely beating expectations, and highlight on operating margin Smartphone outlook remains positive in a recovery year for the segment, however, only slight growth is likely for 2024 The business diversity story looks to benefit from…

February 1, 2024 / Carolina Milanesi

Microsoft Earnings: Capitalizing on an Early and Aggressive Move Into Gen AI

Microsoft reported a 33% increase in profit and an 18% increase in revenue for the latest quarter. Investors are eager to see the company’s heavy heavy bet on artificial intelligence pay off. Key Takeaways Microsoft is steadily positioning itself as a critical enterprise partner for AI-driven business transformation. AI is becoming a hook into Azure…

January 31, 2024 / Ben Bajarin

Research Note: AMD Earnings and Managing AI Growth Expectations

AMD released strong earnings for the quarter and strong optimism on growth for the year. Investors were hoping for more growth, which outlines the current challenge of many companies to manage investor expectations around AI as a whole, not just their company’s outlook. Key Takeaways AMD raised its MI300 AI chip forecast from $2 billion…

January 25, 2024 / Ben Bajarin

Intel Earnings Note & Postive IFS News

Intel announced earnings today that despite the weak guide sets them up for a strong 2024 and the full road to recovery and leadership looks to continue to be clear. Key Takeaways Continued execution of 5 nodes in 4 years remains on track Product recovery in data center and client leads to strong product revenues…

November 22, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

Nvidia Q4 2023 Earnings: Sustainable and Defendable Growth In Sight

As expected, Nvidia had a beat and raise. Below are key takeaways from the quarter and the call. Key Takeaways Nvidia’s guide and commentary should quell any concerns about growth into 2024 A key question from investors was on fending off competitors, CEO Jensen Huang articulated compelling cases for Nvidia’s competitive advantage. AI Factories and…

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