Social Media Outlook for Friday June 15 (IGT, AEGR, AOL, GS)
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, June 15.
International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) saw its shares skyrocket yesterday after announcing a $1 billion accelerated share repurchase program.
Aegerion Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ: AEGR) shares traded higher on Wednesday and Thursday after the company announced the pricing of their proposed public offering.
AOL (NASDAQ: AOL) traded down slightly on Friday. Shares plummeted on Thursday after shareholders re-elected all of the company's directors at AOL's annual shareholder meeting.
Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) saw three senior level employees announce plans to retire on Friday. The three retiring employees are Muneer Satter, Hughes Lepic, and Gerald Cardinale.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a popular stock to discuss on social media. Apple is little changed on the current session.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) shares are currently trading up about 2%. Some are speculating that the company will debut a tablet on Monday.
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) traded up about 3% on Friday's session. The SEC announced that it had launched a probe of Facebook's user numbers.
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is also frequently discussed on social media. Shares are currently hovering near $560.
JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is continuing to be discussed on social media in the wake of Jamie Dimon's senate testimony. Dimon is the CEO of JPMorgan, and fielded questions regarding the bank's reported $2 billion trading loss on Wednesday.
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