Trading Ideas http://www.benzinga.com/views/taxonomy/term/22 en Benzinga's Option Alert Recap From February 24 http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9095865/benzingas-option-alert-recap-from-february-24 <p><a href="http://pro.benzinga.com">Benzinga Pro</a> provides its subscribers with real-time alerts of potentially market-moving options activity.</p> <p>Here&#39;s a recap of the <a href="http://www.benzinga.com/topic/options-alerts">options alerts</a> from Friday, February 24, 2017. All time stamps are in Eastern Time.</p> <ul> <li> 5:36:43pm: NUS <strong>NuSkin</strong> Apr 50.0 Puts Sweep: 654 @ ASK $2.50: 755 traded vs 1 OI: Earnings 5/4 After Close (est) $50.48 Ref</li> <li> 5:03:24pm: THC <strong>Tenet</strong> <strong>Health</strong> Care Mar 20.0 Calls Sweep: 561 @ ASK $2.40: 1564 traded vs 812 OI: Earnings 2/27 After Close $21.78 Ref</li> <li> 4:41:00pm: WMT <strong>Walmart</strong> Mar 74.0 Calls Sweep: 2000 @ ASK $0.36: 2013 traded vs 218 OI: Earnings 5/18 Before Open $72.35 Ref</li> <li> 4:19:22pm: P <strong>Pandora</strong> Apr 15.0 Calls Sweep: 744 @ ASK $0.35: 749 traded vs 40 OI: Earnings 4/27 After Close (est) $13.21 Ref</li> <li> 4:07:32pm: HTZ <strong>Hertz</strong> Mar 20.0 Puts Sweep: 1075 @ ...</li></ul><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9095865/benzingas-option-alert-recap-from-february-24 alt=Benzinga&#039;s Option Alert Recap From February 24>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> CBL CCJ CPRX DIS HALO HTZ JONE KATE News NUS option trading options Options Alerts options definition Options Recap options trading options trading for dummies options trading strategies Optionshouse P THC trading stock options types of options VRTX VRX WFM WLL WMT Options After-Hours Center Markets Movers Trading Ideas CPRX US14888U1016 HALO US40637H1095 VRTX US92532F1003 CBL US1248301004 CCJ CA13321L1085 DIS US2546871060 HTZ US42805T1051 NUS US67018T1051 THC US88033G1004 VRX CA91911K1021 WLL US9663871021 WMT US9311421039 P US6983541078 WFM US9668371068 JONE KATE News Options After-Hours Center Markets Movers Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:40:21 +0000 Javier Hasse 9095865 at http://www.benzinga.com Citron's Andrew Left Explains His Latest Trades http://www.benzinga.com/media/cnbc/17/02/9095020/citrons-andrew-left-explains-his-latest-trades <p>Citron Research&#039;s Andrew Left is <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9093833/why-mobileye-not-nvidia-is-ripe-for-short-sellers">doing what every investor should do</a> &mdash; take profits off the table when they can.</p> <p>Left initiated a short position in <b>NVIDIA Corporation</b> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/nvda#NASDAQ">NVDA</a>) in the <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/short-sellers/16/12/8850467/dont-be-surprised-if-nvidia-closes-higher-today">final trading days</a> of 2016 and confirmed on <a href="http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000596113">CNBC&#039;s "Halftime Report"</a> segment on Friday that he closed his short position and used the proceeds to add to his already short stake in <b>Mobileye NV</b> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/mbly#NYSE">MBLY</a>).</p> <p>Left believes that Mobileye&#039;s stock will drift toward the $35 level in the short term as the company is not only a "one-tick pony," but its own insiders are very active in selling their personal stakes in the company.</p> <p>Left did acknowledge that Mobileye was a first-mover in the autonomous driving space, ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/media/cnbc/17/02/9095020/citrons-andrew-left-explains-his-latest-trades alt=Citron&#039;s Andrew Left Explains His Latest Trades>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> ADAS Andrew Left Autonomous Driving Citron Research CNBC CNBC Halftime Report INTC MBLY Mobileye NVDA Short Sellers Short Ideas Media Trading Ideas INTC US4581401001 NVDA US67066G1040 MBLY CNBC Short Sellers Short Ideas Media Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:17:45 +0000 Jayson Derrick 9095020 at http://www.benzinga.com Ambarella's Hyper-Seasonality Continues To Be A Concern http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9094360/ambarellas-hyper-seasonality-continues-to-be-a-concern <p>Previewing <strong> Ambarella Inc</strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/amba#NASDAQ">AMBA</a>)&#039;s fourth-quarter results, Deutsche Bank said in a note released on Thursday the hyper-seasonality of the company&#039;s demand patterns continues to leave it on the sidelines. That said, the firm is impressed with the <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/16/12/8765085/cautious-ambarella-management-warns-against-risks-in-the"> company&#039;s </a> continued advances in technology and end-market applications.</p> <h3> Q4 Headline Numbers To Align With Street </h3> <p>Analysts Ross Seymore and Sidney Ho expects a likely in-line print for the fourth quarter as <strong>GoPro Inc</strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/gpro#NASDAQ">GPRO</a>) appears <a href="http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/2017/02/02/gopro-drops-10-q1-revenue-forecast-misses-by-a-mile/"> back on track.</a> The analysts expect Ambarella&#039;s fourth-quarter revenues to be at $87 million, above the $86 million Street view, with the upside attributed ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9094360/ambarellas-hyper-seasonality-continues-to-be-a-concern alt=Ambarella&#039;s Hyper-Seasonality Continues To Be A Concern>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> AMBA Analyst Color Deutsche Bank Earnings GPRO News Ross Seymore Sidney Ho Guidance Previews Reiteration Analyst Ratings Movers Tech Trading Ideas AMBA GPRO US36866T1034 News Analyst Color Earnings Guidance Previews Reiteration Analyst Ratings Movers Tech Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:08:14 +0000 Shanthi Rexaline 9094360 at http://www.benzinga.com Will Sequins Once More Grace This Weekend's Red Carpet? http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9088914/will-sequins-once-more-grace-this-weekends-red-carpet <p>The film industry is preparing to cap its 2017 <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/17/01/8913216/does-award-season-impact-earnings-in-the-entertainment-space">awards season</a> with the year&rsquo;s most anticipated event &mdash; the Oscars.</p> <p>And while the celebrated pictures may be eclipsed by highly politicized acceptance speeches and glaring social statements, one standard of the night will not escape its due attention.</p> <p>The pre-awards red carpet walk is almost as much a show as is the ceremony, and fashion enthusiasts are already predicting this year&rsquo;s designer lineup and reflecting on the seasonal precedents.</p> <p> <h3>2017 Trends So Far</h3> </p> <p><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/02/02/fashion/red-carpet-project.html?_r=1">Five years ago</a>, it was reds.</p> <p>Reds and pales, open backs and bustles, sequins and sequins and sequins. The sequins, alone, endured years of fickle trends and made a glare at this year&rsquo;s red carpet events.</p> <p>According to <a href="http://www.vogue.co.uk/gallery/golden-globe-awards-2017-red-carpet-dresses-fashion-trends">Vogue</a>, the 2017 <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/16/01/6131521/fox-amazon-and-comcast-big-winners-at-golden-globes">Golden Globe</a> trends were a trio ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9088914/will-sequins-once-more-grace-this-weekends-red-carpet alt=Will Sequins Once More Grace This Weekend&#039;s Red Carpet?>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Alexander McQueen Calvin Klein Golden Globes gucci KORS News Oscars PRDSF PVH Red Carpet RL Saint Laurent Screen Actors Guild Awards TIF Vogue Education Previews Events Trading Ideas General PVH US6936561009 RL US7512121010 TIF US8865471085 KORS PRDSF News Education Previews Events Trading Ideas General Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:59:59 +0000 Elizabeth Balboa 9088914 at http://www.benzinga.com Gold Vs. Everybody: How Strength In The Yellow Metal Is Defying Conventional Wisdom http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9094408/gold-vs-everybody-how-strength-in-the-yellow-metal-is-defying-conventional-wisdom <p>Much of what has happened in the U.S. stock market so far in 2017 is relatively easy to explain. Investors see President Donald Trump&rsquo;s policies of deregulation and lower corporate taxes as rocket fuel for U.S. business, and the stock market has certainly reflected <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/etfs/broad-u-s-equity-etfs/17/02/9060065/trump-cheers-the-markets-bull-run-but-how-optimistic-are-we">that optimism</a> since Election Day. The <strong>SPDR S&amp;P 500 ETF Trust</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/spy#NYSE">SPY</a>) is up 10.2 percent since the election.</p> <h3>Gold On A Rip</h3> <p>At the same time, Trump&rsquo;s protectionist rhetoric will likely continue to keep the U.S. dollar strong relative to international currencies.</p> <p>&ldquo;Largely, the USD will appreciate because U.S. protectionism will cause economic weakness overseas and underscore the importance of the U.S. as the safe harbor for investment,&rdquo; Kennesaw State University associate professor of economics Mikhail Melnik, ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9094408/gold-vs-everybody-how-strength-in-the-yellow-metal-is-defying-conventional-wisdom alt=Gold Vs. Everybody: How Strength In The Yellow Metal Is Defying Conventional Wisdom>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> CBOE Volatility Index Donald Trump GDX GLD Gold JNUG News precious metals SPY UGLD UUP VXX Specialty ETFs Commodities Forex Markets Movers Trading Ideas ETFs GDX US57060U1007 GLD US78463V1070 SPY US78462F1030 UUP US73936D1072 VXX US06740C2614 UGLD JNUG News Specialty ETFs Commodities Forex Markets Movers Trading Ideas ETFs Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:31:57 +0000 Wayne Duggan 9094408 at http://www.benzinga.com Golden Dawn Closes Convertible Security Increase With Lind Asset Management for Further Funding of USD $1Million http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/17/02/m9094793/golden-dawn-closes-convertible-security-increase-with-lind-asset-manage <p><html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><head xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><title xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Golden Dawn Closes Convertible Security Increase With Lind Asset Management for Further Funding of USD $1Million</title></head><body xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"></body></html></p> <h1 xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> Golden Dawn Closes Convertible Security Increase With Lind Asset Management for Further Funding of USD $1Million<br /> </h1> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="mw_release"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="mw_region">VANCOUVER, BC</span><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">--(Marketwired - February 24, 2017) - </span>Golden Dawn Minerals Inc. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="mw_ticker">(TSX:<a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/GOM#TSX" rel="nofollow">GOM</a>)</span> <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="mw_ticker">(FRANKFURT: 3G8A)</span> <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="mw_ticker">(OTC:<a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/GDMRF#OTC" rel="nofollow">GDMRF</a>)</span> (the &#34;Company&#34; or &#34;Golden Dawn&#34;) announces it has closed a First Convertible Security Increase with Lind Asset Management VI, LLC (&#34;<strong xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lind</strong>&#34;) pursuant to which it has advanced the Company further funding in the amount of USD $1,000,000 (the &#34;<strong xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Financing</strong>&#34;), subject to agreed set-offs under the existing funding arrangements. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The Financing is in the form of an increase to the existing secured convertible security with a maturity of 36 months and a fixed conversion price per share of CDN $0.29, being the last closing ...</p></div><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/17/02/m9094793/golden-dawn-closes-convertible-security-increase-with-lind-asset-manage alt=Golden Dawn Closes Convertible Security Increase With Lind Asset Management for Further Funding of USD $1Million>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> GDMRF GOM TSX:GOM Trading Ideas Press Releases GOM GDMRF TSX:GOM Trading Ideas Press Releases Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:08:45 +0000 Marketwired 9094793 at http://www.benzinga.com The American Aftershocks From A Potential Westinghouse Bankruptcy http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9094292/the-american-aftershocks-from-a-potential-westinghouse-bankruptcy <p>Struggling Japanese conglomerate <strong>Toshiba Corp (USA)</strong> (OTC: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/tosyy#OTC">TOSYY</a>) (OTC: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/tosbf#OTC">TOSBF</a>), facing losses of $6.3 billion on its nuclear business, may bring its American subsidiary <a href="https://www.google.com/finance?cid=6103702&amp;sq=WESTINGHOUSE%20ELECTRIC%20COMPANY%20LLC&amp;sp=2&amp;ei=tWywWJHxHoTCjAHphYCwDw">Westinghouse Electric Co.</a> into Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to multiple reports.</p> <p>Toshiba&rsquo;s financial crisis is largely traceable to <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/16/12/8846329/chicago-bridge-iron-toshiba-stocks-fall-as-nuclear-construction-deal-cost-issues-">Westinghouse&rsquo;s December purchase</a> of the nuclear construction business Stone &amp; Webster. Toshiba chairman Shigenori Shiga stepped down from his position earlier this month after the company&rsquo;s multi-billion-dollar write-down was announced.</p> <p><em>Related Link: <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9044456/scana-corp-hit-by-toshibas-6-billion-writedown-catastrop">SCANA Corp Hit By Toshiba&#39;s $6 Billion Writedown Catastrophe</a></em></p> <p>A Westinghouse bankruptcy could be viewed by some investors as &ldquo;a sign that further losses will be limited,&rdquo; <a href="http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Toshiba-may-put-Westinghouse-into-bankruptcy">according to the Nikkei Asian Review</a>, which noted that Toshiba stock climbed 12 percent Friday morning.</p> <p>Toshiba, which missed a scheduled financial reporting date on Valentine&rsquo;s Day, is set to propose a spinoff of its ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9094292/the-american-aftershocks-from-a-potential-westinghouse-bankruptcy alt=The American Aftershocks From A Potential Westinghouse Bankruptcy>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Japan Times Michael Golay MIT Technology Review News Nikkei Asian Review SCG Shigenori Shiga SO Stone & Webster TOSBF TOSYY Utility Dive Westinghouse Electric Co Legal Movers Trading Ideas SCG US80589M1027 SO US8425871071 TOSBF JP3592200004 TOSYY News Legal Movers Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:33:41 +0000 Dustin Blitchok 9094292 at http://www.benzinga.com Mark Cuban Will Buy Snap On The IPO, If He Can: 'It Can Be A Big Company' http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/17/02/9094359/mark-cuban-will-buy-snap-on-the-ipo-if-he-can-it-can-be-a-big <p>One of the hottest IPOs coming in 2017 has caught the attention of a pretty big name in the investment world.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/16/12/8850842/mark-cuban-amazon-is-the-best-startup-in-the-world">Mark Cuban</a></strong>, who was once critical of <strong>Snap Inc</strong> regarding its privacy practices, has since had a <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/cyber-dusts-mark-cuban-explains-calls-snapchat-a-huge-mistake-2016-6">change of heart</a>. The parent company of <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9091633/heres-every-feature-facebooks-platforms-have-stolen-from-snapchat">Snapchat</a> is planning to IPO on the New York Stock Exchange on March 2.</p> <p>In an e-mail to Benzinga, Cuban said he&#39;s a fan of the company and he will buy shares on the IPO if he can get stock. ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/17/02/9094359/mark-cuban-will-buy-snap-on-the-ipo-if-he-can-it-can-be-a-big alt=Mark Cuban Will Buy Snap On The IPO, If He Can: &#039;It Can Be A Big Company&#039;>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> FB Long Ideas Mark Cuban News SNAP Snap Inc SnapChat TWTR IPOs Top Stories Exclusives Hot Tech Trading Ideas Interview FB TWTR US90184L1026 SNAP Long Ideas News IPOs Top Stories Exclusives Hot Tech Trading Ideas Interview Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:05:49 +0000 Nicholas Donato 9094359 at http://www.benzinga.com Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Q1 Marred By Weak Sales At Microsoft http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9093504/hewlett-packard-enterprises-q1-marred-by-weak-sales-at-m <p>Shares of <strong>Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/hpe#NYSE">HPE</a>) plunged more than 8 percent following lower-than-expected quarterly sales and FY 2017 EPS outlook cut by $0.12 amid double-digit declines in servers and storage.</p> <h3>Print, In Review</h3> <ul> <li>Hewlett Packard Enterprise reported first-quarter adjusted EPS of $0.45 versus the estimated $0.44.</li> <li>Sales came in at $11.4 billion versus the estimated $12.07 billion.</li> <li>Hewlett Packard Enterprise sees second-quarter adjusted EPS $0.41&ndash;$0.45 versus the estimated $0.47.</li> <li>Expects FY 2017 adjusted EPS $1.88&ndash;$1.98 versus the estimated $2.10.</li> </ul> <p>Though the company reported an EPS beat for its <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9067310/are-hewlett-packard-enterprises-pending-earnings-a-non-c">first quarter</a>, the results were largely a negative for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, with sales down 10 percent versus expectations of a 5 percent decline. Sales in ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9093504/hewlett-packard-enterprises-q1-marred-by-weak-sales-at-m alt=Hewlett Packard Enterprise&#039;s Q1 Marred By Weak Sales At Microsoft>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Analyst Color Deutsche Bank Earnings HPE Long Ideas MSFT News Sherri Scribner Guidance Price Target Reiteration Analyst Ratings Movers Tech Trading Ideas MSFT US5949181045 HPE Long Ideas News Analyst Color Earnings Guidance Price Target Reiteration Analyst Ratings Movers Tech Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:54:23 +0000 Manikandan Raman 9093504 at http://www.benzinga.com Foot Locker Off And Running After Q4 Beat http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/02/9094264/foot-locker-off-and-running-after-q4-beat <p><strong>Foot Locker, Inc.</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/fl#NYSE">FL</a>) shares are trading higher by $5.50 (8.2 percent) at $74.08 in Friday&#39;s session.</p> <p>The catalyst for the rally is a Q4 beat of nickel, but came up just shy on revenues. Comps were up 5 percent.</p> <p>Interestingly, at 2:09 p.m. on ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/02/9094264/foot-locker-off-and-running-after-q4-beat alt=Foot Locker Off And Running After Q4 Beat>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> FL Technicals Intraday Update Movers Trading Ideas FL US3448491049 Technicals Intraday Update Movers Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:41:51 +0000 Joel Elconin 9094264 at http://www.benzinga.com Nvidia, Advanced Micro Devices To Present At 2017 Game Developers Conference http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9093911/nvidia-advanced-micro-devices-to-present-at-2017-game-developers-conference <p>The 2017 Game Developers Conference will kick off Feb. 27 and last through March 3 in San Francisco. The event attracts nearly 30,000 attendees and is considered the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and other members of the <A href="http://www.benzinga.com/topic/video-games">gaming</a> community share ideas and gather together.</p> <p>Over 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions will be held during the event. Several notable companies that play a large role in the gaming community, will be present at the event.</p> <h3>Advanced Micro Devices</h3> <p><b>Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/amd#NASDAQ">AMD</a>) will be hosting a presentation on Feb. 28 at ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9093911/nvidia-advanced-micro-devices-to-present-at-2017-game-developers-conference alt=Nvidia, Advanced Micro Devices To Present At 2017 Game Developers Conference>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> AMD Deep Learning Institute Game Developers Conference GameWorks GDC Hidemaro Fujibayashi News Nintendo NTDOY NVDA Satoru Takizawa Takuhiro Dohta The Legend of Zelda Events Movers Tech Media Trading Ideas NVDA US67066G1040 AMD US0079031078 NTDOY US6544453037 News Events Movers Tech Media Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:41:41 +0000 Jayson Derrick 9093911 at http://www.benzinga.com IMAX Building Optimistic Anticipation http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9093135/imax-building-optimistic-anticipation <p><b>IMAX Corporation (USA)</b> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/imax#NYSE">IMAX</a>) reported its fourth-quarter results ahead of the conservative expectations, with revenues significantly beating the estimate, although declining year-on-year.</p> <p>Barrington&rsquo;s James C. Goss maintains an Outperform rating on the company, with a price target of $40.</p> <h3>Solid Results</h3> <p><a href="https://www.twst.com/update/imax-corporation-imax-china-reports-full-year-2016-results/">IMAX reported</a> its revenue for Q4 at $106.9 million, meaningfully beating the estimate. &ldquo;The main variance was in equipment and product sales that were greater than expected as the screen additions of 166 topped our forecast,&rdquo; the analyst mentioned.</p> <p>Although the share of new builds has been rising, which is favorable for joint revenue sharing models, the number of sales-type lease openings have also been significant.</p> <p><em>Related Link:<a href="https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/17/02/n9068072/imax-corporation-to-present-at-morgan-stanley-technology-media-telecom-">&nbsp;IMAX Corporation To Present At Morgan Stanley Technology, Media ...</a></em></p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9093135/imax-building-optimistic-anticipation alt=IMAX Building Optimistic Anticipation>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Analyst Color Barrington Research IMAX James C. Goss Long Ideas News Reiteration Analyst Ratings Movers Tech Media Trading Ideas IMAX CA45245E1097 Long Ideas News Analyst Color Reiteration Analyst Ratings Movers Tech Media Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:28:46 +0000 Jim Swanson 9093135 at http://www.benzinga.com Restoration Hardware Up 25% After Preliminary Q4 Beat http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/02/9094155/restoration-hardware-up-25-after-preliminary-q4-beat <p><strong>Restoration Hardware </strong>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/rh#NYSE">RH</a>) shares are trading higher by $5.27 (25 percent) at $30.46 in Friday&#39;s session. The catalyst for the rally is the company&#39;s preliminary Q4 report that revealed an EPS beat of $0.03 along with ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/02/9094155/restoration-hardware-up-25-after-preliminary-q4-beat alt=Restoration Hardware Up 25% After Preliminary Q4 Beat>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> RH Technicals Intraday Update Movers Trading Ideas RH Technicals Intraday Update Movers Trading Ideas Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:26:29 +0000 Joel Elconin 9094155 at http://www.benzinga.com Here's Every Feature Facebook's Platforms Have Aped From Snapchat http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9091633/heres-every-feature-facebooks-platforms-have-stolen-from-snapchat <p>Snapchat may not be as big as its bigger brethren<strong> Facebook Inc </strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/fb#NASDAQ">FB</a>). Compared to Facebook&#39;s annual revenues of $27.64 billion in 2016, Snapchat earned only $404.48 million. But at least it has the technological superiority in making the latter want to evolve copycat versions of each of Snapchat&#39;s successful features.</p> <h3>Fundamental Take</h3> <p>Snapchat&#39;s parent Snap is set to offer its shares to the public in an <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/16/12/8836169/whats-cooking-at-snapchat-as-it-prepares-for-its-ipo"> IPO,</a> valued at roughly $20 billion to $25 billion. Though Snapchat&#39;s revenues are only about 1 percent of Facebook, the company is set to more than double its U.S. revenues by 2017, according to a <a href="http://www.businessinsider.in/data-shows-nearly-half-of-snapchats-revenue-comes-from-discover-ads/articleshow/56899400.cms"> Business Insider article </a> quoting eMarketer.</p> <p>The messaging app reportedly said in September last that its daily active user number globally is 150 million, with the lucrative United States and Canada region accounting for 60 million of the numbers. This compares to 175 million daily active users in the U.S. region for Facebook.</p> <h3>Aping &mdash; Best Form Of Flattery</h3> <p>The David in the <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/17/01/8912594/snapchat-rakes-in-ad-dollars-emerges-as-potent-threat-to-facebook-twitter"> Facebook&ndash;Snapchat </a> &quot;David and Goliath story&quot; is slowly and steadily making inroads. More gratifying for the smaller company is the fact that the insecure Facebook is watching its every move and incorporating into its platform some of its very successful ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9091633/heres-every-feature-facebooks-platforms-have-stolen-from-snapchat alt=Here&#039;s Every Feature Facebook&#039;s Platforms Have Aped From Snapchat>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Bolt Business Insider eMarketer FB Instagram Instagram Stories Lens Looksery Masquerade Messenger News SNAP SnapChat WhatsApp Topics IPOs Tech Media Trading Ideas General FB News Topics IPOs Tech Media Trading Ideas General Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:24:09 +0000 Shanthi Rexaline 9091633 at http://www.benzinga.com Steven Mnuchin's Former Employer Says The Market Rally Could End Soon http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9093496/steven-mnuchins-former-employer-says-the-market-rally-co <p>The <strong>SPDR S&amp;P 500 ETF Trust</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/spy#NYSE">SPY</a>) is up more than 10 percent since President Donald Trump won the election in November on optimism that Trump&rsquo;s policies of corporate tax cuts and deregulation will create tailwinds for U.S. businesses. Trump has hired several current and former <strong>Goldman Sachs Group Inc</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/gs#NYSE">GS</a>) employees to key cabinet positions, including Treasury Secretary <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/17/02/9086931/mnuchin-stays-vague-on-fannie-and-freddie-in-new-interviews">Steven Mnuchin</a>.</p> <h3>&#039;Maximum Optimism&#039;</h3> <p>This week, <a href="http://nypost.com/2017/02/22/goldman-warns-trumps-stock-winning-streak-will-end/?utm_source=hs_email&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_content=43223051&amp;_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_HzKVc6TqTjoy9FMpYQIryx6s9G05tY5iaj2MIo0LlN5X4e-X2JmDy8Nauoc7B0h2cbsIyMF4tnVY2bd9oAXJRaYIIu5-cF8QLVNHKXbM2EJVBl7I&amp;_hsmi=43223051">even Goldman</a> admitted that the Trump-fueled market optimism has gotten out of hand.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are approaching ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/9093496/steven-mnuchins-former-employer-says-the-market-rally-co alt=Steven Mnuchin&#039;s Former Employer Says The Market Rally Could End Soon>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Analyst Color David Kostin Donald Trump. Alec Phillips GS News obamacare SPY Steven Mnuchin Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Short Ideas Politics Markets Analyst Ratings Movers Trading Ideas ETFs General SPY US78462F1030 GS US38141G1040 News Analyst Color Short Ideas Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Politics Markets Analyst Ratings Movers Trading Ideas ETFs General Benzinga Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:09:30 +0000 Wayne Duggan 9093496 at http://www.benzinga.com