AAPL, HOOD, TEAM, MA, V, CVX, SWKS, WDC: Trending Stocks Today 28 Jan

By Kirsteen Mackay


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Apple, Robinhood, Mastercard, Visa, Atlassian Corp, Skyworks Solutions, Chevron, and Western Digital are among today’s trending stocks.

Trending Stocks Today

 US stock markets are on track for a fourth straight week of declines, for the first time since September 2020.

Oil up. Gold down. Bitcoin up.

NASDAQ S&P 500 Bitcoin
13,352.78 (-1.40%) 4,326.51 (-0.54%) 36,471.00 (-0.02%)

Here are some trending stocks today: 

  • Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the big story today after its earnings report delivered record profit beating expectations. It also believes supply constraints are easing. Revenue over 4% ahead and EPS over 10.5% better than expectations.

  • Apple could be set to challenge Square (Block Inc (NYSE: SQ)) by transforming iPhones into POS terminals.

  • Robinhood Markets (NASDAQ: HOOD) missed analyst expectations on much higher expenses while revenue and expense guidance disappointed. 

  • Reopening of economies drove surge in Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Visa (NYSE: V) purchase volumes with the impact of Omicron expected to be short-lived. Visa beat expectations in its earnings results with quarterly revenue topping $7bn. While Mastercard’s Q4 revenue was $5.2bn.

  • Atlassian Corp (NASDAQ: TEAM) reduced losses in Q2 and beat expectations on revenues and adjusted earnings. It also it acquired AI-powered virtual agent company Percept.ai for an undisclosed amount. Management highlighted continued cloud momentum. 

  • Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ: SWKS) is up pre-market.

  • Biogen (NASDAQ: BGEN) to sell its share in biosimilar JV Samsung Bioepis for at least $2.25bn to Samsung Biologics. Biogen stock is down pre-market.

  • Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) reported Q4 profit of $813m, it met consensus analyst estimates for EPS. SYF stock is down pre-market.

  • Mondelez International (NASDAQ: MDLZ) reported good organic growth but EPS missed on cost inflation. 

  • Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) is down over 10% in pre-market trading after guidance failed to meet expectations on supply chain issues.

  • Chevron (NYSE: CVX) reported a $5bn profit amid surging crude and natural gas prices. CVX earnings miss on a series of non-recurring issues. Guidance for 2022 is lower.

  • Semiconductor company KLA Corp (NASDAQ: KLAC) guided well below on supply constraints.  

  • Stryker (NYSE: SYK) guided below, flagging unfavorable price reductions and FX. SYK stock trading down.

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