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Friday, September 28, 2012
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS Represents 75.12% of all Web Traffic from Mobile Phones, Study
Wall Street opened the final business day of the third quarter trading down Friday, as investors continue to suspicious about sluggish global growth and improved concerns about Spain. Investors are paying more attention on Europe after the release of Spain’s 2013 budget on Thursday.
The projected budget lifted U.S. stocks late Thursday, as many considered it as a sign the nation is ready to take austerity measures to avert a worsening crisis. But that relief may prove temporary as fears about Spain remain.
Among major movements in the U.S. stock markets, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) is trading down at a high volume today after pricing of its 36.0 Million share secondary offering. Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) hit new high after releasing quarterly report. Its fourth-quarter earnings declined 55%, but adjusted profit came in ahead of estimates.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is down today, on track to suffer weekly as well as monthly fall after CEO said ‘Extremely Sorry’ for IPhone Maps frustration. In other news, recently an analysis of traffic from tablet computers to at-least 1,200 websites has shown that 98.1 per cent of the traffic source was the Apple iPad.
The study also disclosed that the iPad accounts for a 54.5 per cent stake of all web traffic from mobile devices, beating the iPhone, which represents 19.05 per cent. Onswipe has compiled the figures, showing that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iOS has a 75.12 per cent share of all mobile web traffic, and Android got second spot with 22.3 per cent. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) shares are flirting above and below the trend line as recently a news hit the market that Former Formula One boss Max Mosley is taking legal action against Google, claiming the search engine is violating German privacy laws by offering links to websites hosting a hidden-camera video of him. Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) is down after hitting near 52-wee high today. Shares of this company traded up 3.40% during trading yesterday, hitting $2.60. The stock has a 52 week low of $1.27 and a 52 week high of $2.64. The company has a market cap of $9.91 billion and a P/E ratio of 4.88. The P/S ratio is 3.14 and P/B ratio 2.49. The beta value is 2.10. SIRI’s RSI amounts to 61.67. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) gapped sharply lower today after disclosing that it will lift the prices of all its models from October 1. The company has a market value of $35.81 billion. It employs 210,000 people, over the last 12 months has generated revenue of $150.08 billion and has a net income of $4.69 billion. The firm’s operating margin is 3.39 percent and net profit margin 3.13 percent. The latest closing price of its shares moved up 22.32% from the 50-day moving average. Sealy Corporation (NYSE:ZZ) is flirting above and below neutral line after the release of Fiscal Third Quarter 2012 Results. Its shares rallied 27.33% so far in 2012. The stock most recently had a beta value at 1.42 and the percentage change in the price over the last fifty two weeks remained at 47.97%. The price range in that 1-year period had a best hit of $2.45 on Apr 17, 2012 while lowest level in the same period was $1.09 on Oct 04, 2011. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) opened sharly lower Friday after reporting profit falls due to weak margins as overhead cost moved up. The stock’s price increased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $114.81. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock traded at a volume of 4.85 million shares at a price gain of 0.53%. The share price is now down -0.56% for the past three months. Latest closing price was 96.93% above its 50-day moving average and 102.01% above its 200-day moving average.