Social Media Outlook for Wednesday August 8 (FOSL, ESRX, NUS, PCLN)
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 Wednesday, August 8.
Fossil (NASDAQ: FOSL) shares traded down slightly after trading up on Tuesday. The company's second-quarter revenues and earnings beat consensus analyst estimates.
Express Scripts Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX) shares were up about 7 percent on Wednesday. The company raised its outlook for its full year earnings. In addition, the company reported strong second-quarter results due to its acquisition of rival Medco Health Solutions.
Nu Skins Enterprises (NYSE: NUS) shares were down about 2.5 percent on Wednesday after short-seller Citron Research published a report that the company was running an illegal marketing scheme in China.
Pricline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN) traded down about 16 percent on Wednesday. The company reported second-quarter earnings that missed estimates and gave a weak outlook, due to the crisis in Europe.
Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN)
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares were down about 2 percent on Wednesday. The company introduced a patent case document, which the tablet maker said proves that Samsung copied the IPhone.
Disney (NYSE: DIS) traded up about 1 percent on Wednesday after the company posted earnings per share that beat analyst estimates.
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) shares were down about 2 percent early on Wednesday. The company introduced a mobile-ad service that is aimed at increasing sales from tablet and smartphone users.
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