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Digital Realty Trust Q4 FFO Rises; Forecast Boosted (DLR)

Data center REIT Digital Realty Trust, Inc. ( DLR ) on Friday posted better-than-expected fourth quarter funds from operations and lifted its full-year 2011 forecast. The San Francisco-based company reported fourth quarter funds from operations (FFO) of $102.91 million, or 98 cents per share, compared with $69.43 million, or 79 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding one-time items, adjusted FFO was 96 cents per share. Revenue surged more than 40% from last year to $239 million. On average, Wall Street analysts expected smaller FFO of 91 cents per share, albeit on higher revenue of $242 million. Looking ahead, the company boosted its full-year 2011 FFO guidance to a range of $3.80 to $3.95 per share, while analysts expect $3.85 per share for the year. Digital Realty Trust shares were mostly flat in premarket trading Friday. The Bottom Line We recently added shares of Digital Realty Trust ( DLR ) to our recommended list. The company has a 4.86% dividend yield, based on last night’s closing stock price of $56.02. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. ( DLR ) is a “Recommended” dividend stock, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks , as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here .

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Cisco Systems Earnings: Net Income Falls 18%

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Cisco Systems Earnings: Net Income Falls 18%

Filed under: Earnings Reports , Cisco Systems (CSCO) , Technology Bellwether technology company Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) reported second-quarter profit fell, although it still topped analysts forecasts. Net income sank 18% to $1.5 billion or 27 cents a share, from $1.9 billion or 32 cents a year ago, as reported in the New York Times . Revenue climbed 6% to $10.4 billion from $9.8 billion in the quarter a year ago. On an adjusted basis, income was 37 cents a share, beating Thomson Reuters forecast of 35 cents a share on revenue of $10.24 billion. Continue reading Cisco Systems Earnings: Net Income Falls 18% Cisco Systems Earnings: Net Income Falls 18% originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Thu, 10 Feb 2011 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Wells Fargo’s Q4 Net Jumps 21%, Matching View (WFC)

Filed in Cisco, dividend, Gold, Gold Bullion prices, o, revenue, shares, Wells Fargo by on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Banking giant Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) on Wednesday posted a 21% gain in fourth quarter profit, matching analyst estimates. The San Francisco-based company reported fiscal fourth quarter net income of $3.41 billion, or 61 cents per share, compared with $2.82 billion, or 8 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Revenue fell 5% from last year to $21.49 billion. On average, Wall Street analysts expected a matching profit of 61 cents per share, on lower revenue of $21 billion. Wells Fargo shares fell 19 cents, or -0.6%, in premarket trading Wednesday. The Bottom Line Shares of Wells Fargo ( WFC ) have a .62% dividend yield, based on last night’s closing stock price of $32.49. The stock has technical support in the $28-$30 price area. If the shares can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the $34 price level. Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks , as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here .

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San Francisco police shoot wheelchair-bound man twice in the groin

Filed in Cisco, Gold Spot Market, o by on January 8, 2011 0 Comments

Raw Story | A man in a wheelchair was shot twice in the groin by San Francisco police outside a mental health facility Tuesday.

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Barron’s Forecasts 10% Higher Stock Market in 2011

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Barron’s Forecasts 10% Higher Stock Market in 2011

Filed under: Analyst Reports , Forecasts , From the Boards , Indices , Market Matters , Headline News , DJIA Barron’s is forecasting a 10% rise in stock prices in 2011 led by big cap stocks. They argue that the big caps have lagged the market for the past decade and are now poised to take the lead, as reported by CNBC.com . Here are their top ten picks for this year: Exxon Mobil ( XOM ), Walmart ( WMT ), Pfizer ( PFE ), JPMorgan Chase ( JPM ), General Motors ( GM ), Cisco Systems ( CSCO ), United Continental Holdings ( UAL ), Barrack Gold ( ABX ), Entergy ( ETR ), and PepsiCo ( PEP ). Continue reading Barron’s Forecasts 10% Higher Stock Market in 2011 Barron’s Forecasts 10% Higher Stock Market in 2011 originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Mon, 03 Jan 2011 16:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Top Picks 2011: Cisco Systems (CSCO)

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Top Picks 2011: Cisco Systems (CSCO)

Filed under: Cisco Systems (CSCO) , Newsletters , Stocks to Buy , Best Stocks for 2011 This post is one in a series in which more than 60 newsletter advisors share their Top Stock Picks for 2011 . This special report is courtesy of TheStockAdvisors.com . “We recommend broad portfolio diversification is a core tenet of our investment approach,” says value investor John Buckingham . The editor of The Prudent Speculator explains, “However, we think the tech sector presents some attractive opportunities, especially in the large-cap arena. Oone stock we particularly like for the coming year is Cisco ( CSCO ). Continue reading Top Picks 2011: Cisco Systems (CSCO) Top Picks 2011: Cisco Systems (CSCO) originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Mon, 03 Jan 2011 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Apple: Stock of the Year

Apple: Stock of the Year

Things were a lot easier when I was kid. Back then, all you needed was a pair of Jack Purcells and mood ring to fit in. Today, it’s an expensive pair of Nikes and some sort of iThingy. At least, that’s the case in my house— where my kids had been pestering me all year for the latest electronic gadget sprung from the minds of the folks at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ). And this year, my kids hit the trifecta. Against my better judgment, all three of them got an iTouch… which drives me up the wall, since they would rather fiddle with them than do practically anything else… I’ll be honest; it gives me a great deal of delight to confiscate them all for even the smallest infraction. But I am comforted to know they won’t be eating alone at the “nerd table” in the cafeteria when they go to school. In this case, it was something of a tradeoff, as Apple products seemed to be everywhere I looked this Christmas: from iPods to iTune gift cards, my family was certainly doing its part to keep Apple at the top of the stock charts. In that regard, we were just one family among millions… Stock of the Year That’s why, when it came time to choose my Stock of the Year, Apple Inc. was at the top of the list. Edging out a…

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Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Dell (NASDAQ:DELL), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) Growth Estimates Slashed by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM)

Citing competition from alternatives to PC’s like Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad, growth estimates for companies like Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) were cut by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM). JPMorgan analyst Mark Moskowitz said, “Given the recent enterprise trend- line, we do not expect any ‘big boom’ quarter in the near to mid-term. While we believe Cisco Systems

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Market Wrap-Up for Nov.11 (CSCO, IBM, BA, HPQ, more)

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The market felt the effects from a surprisingly tough message this morning from Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) CEO John Chambers about 2011′s outlook. Cisco does not currently pay a dividend (but they should – sitting on buckets of cash), but it is a name that still wields tremendous influence on the overall market, as you see. A quick correction from yesterday’s newsletter: the General Motors IPO is actually slated for next Thursday, not today as I’d incorrectly said in yesterday’s newsletter. Sorry about that! Regardless, I will be watching the market’s reaction to the new issue, and will be keying on any dividend talk from company management. We’ll have to wait and see how soon before the company issues their first dividend payout and if the stock makes sense for investors. Elsewhere in the markets, sellers hit the exits on Boeing ( BA ) once again. Also, Hewlett Packard ( HPQ ) and IBM Corp ( IBM ) closed lower, likely in response to the selling in shares of Cisco Systems. I continue to read anecdotes about the job market and the lack of catalysts out there for any new wave of hiring. Health care still remains a strong industry in my estimation, so keep this in mind if you are considering a career shift at some point. That said, I can’t stress enough the need to generate multiple income streams, whether through a side job/consulting gig, or collecting income from dividends. Lots of people are out there hustling to keep the lights on, but the need to dig deep is a constant. Just paying the bills isn’t enough when you talk about building future wealth, so be prepared to do what our forefathers did (we all know people that have sacrificed their lives to help build a family legacy in business, real estate, stock market, etc.) and gain the fortitude to push as hard as you could day in day out. Get your family on the same financial page and let everyone know what their roles can be in helping build your family’s fortunes. Speaking of sacrifice, I want to thank all our veterans and their families, past and present, for what they have done to allow us to have the freedoms we enjoy today. Thanks for reading everybody! Don’t forget that market pullbacks are a normal part of any market cycle. As long as the fundamentals stay strong for the companies we like, you want to stick to your game plan. Be ready to take your retirement in your own hands and get focused on getting your money to work for you in dividend-paying stocks. Be sure to check out our “Best Dividend Stocks” list as your source for investing ideas. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks , as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here .

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Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Triumph Group, Regis, Cisco, Microsoft and Wal-Mart – Press Releases

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Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Triumph Group, Regis, Cisco, Microsoft and Wal-Mart

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Technology Favorites: Cisco (CSCO), IBM (IBM) and McAfee (MFE)

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Technology Favorites: Cisco (CSCO), IBM (IBM) and McAfee (MFE)

Filed under: Cisco Systems (CSCO) , International Business Machines (IBM) , Stocks to Buy “Technology stocks are outperforming the broader market and should lead the next rally,” says Elliott Gue and Yiannis Mostrous . co-editors to Personal Finance newsletter. Here, they look at three favorite technology stocks: Cisco Systems ( CSCO ), IBM ( IBM ) and McAfee ( MFE ). They explains, “Global Internet traffic is projected to grow 40 to 50 percent annually for the foreseeable future. According to Cisco, wireless data traffic is growing at an annualized rate of more than 130 percent, solid fundamentals. “In the first quarter, 82 percent of S&P 500 companies beat earnings estimates, whereas 90 percent of the index’s technology names though it accounts for less than 1 percent of total traffic. Continue reading Technology Favorites: Cisco (CSCO), IBM (IBM) and McAfee (MFE) Technology Favorites: Cisco (CSCO), IBM (IBM) and McAfee (MFE) originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Thu, 24 Jun 2010 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Tech Trio: Cisco (CSCO), Google (GOOG) and Research in Motion (RIMM)

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Tech Trio: Cisco (CSCO), Google (GOOG) and Research in Motion (RIMM)

Filed under: Google (GOOG) , Cisco Systems (CSCO) , Research in Motion (RIMM) , Stocks to Buy “I think the recent selling spree will act much like a thunderstorm clearing the air. From now on, you should focus on picking up the good values dropped by the panicky sellers,” says leading growth stock specialist Richard Band , who recommends a package of three technology issues: Cisco Systems ( CSCO ), Google ( GOOG ) and Research in Motion ( RIMM ). The editor of Profitable Investing , explains, “It will probably take several weeks of whippy, back-and-forth trading before the market fully regains its equilibrium. However, most of the damage has been done. Continue reading Tech Trio: Cisco (CSCO), Google (GOOG) and Research in Motion (RIMM) Tech Trio: Cisco (CSCO), Google (GOOG) and Research in Motion (RIMM) originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Fri, 28 May 2010 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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