Netflix Earnings – International revenues exceed U.S. with over 139 million paid memberships worldwide
Netflix increased annual revenue 35% to $16 billion in 2018 and nearly doubled operating income to $1.6 billion with an operating profit margin of 10%.
The PowerShares GoldenDragon Halter Index ($HXC) is up more than 3 percent today and on pace for its highest close since early October. The gains follow two weeks of consolidation above the 50-day moving average, a potential sign that momentum has turned.
Q2 Holdings is growing rapidly and reached revenue of $194 million by the end of 2017. Though the company remains unprofitable, it expects organic revenue growth to accelerate to 26% year-over-year in Q4 2018.
You want to invest in a company that’s doing well, but must also be mindful of their stock price so that they fit your budget. If they’re too expensive, then no matter how lucrative they are, you can’t tag along because you can’t afford to. Validea has a rating system they’ve based on Warren Buffet’s legendary approach. Aside from debt and predictable earnings, other criteria include returns (initial, capital, equity, and expected), cash flow, resale value, and use of earnings. Companies that score 80% indicate good organisational strategy, while 90% or above is a solid buy. Let’s look at some companies that tick all the right boxes.
Months of tit-for-tat tariff threats concluded on July 6th with China applying 25% tax on 545 US imports while the US levied 25% on 818 Chinese products. Both countries lodged cases with WTO (World Trade Organisation) and continued to bicker over tariffs. On September 24th, China began its second round of $60 billion anti-US tariffs, upping the overall figure to $110 billion. The US began collecting on its $200 Billion anti-China tariffs, raising overall import taxes to $250 billion at 10%, with a promise to hike it to 25% in the New Year.
Arco Platform Limited (NASDAQ: ARCE) is an education technology company established in Brazil in 2004. It provides high-quality educational contents and develops educational software for private schools from Kindergarten to grade 12. The number of students using Arco’s platform service increased by an average of 51% per year.
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