Tech earnings: Can FAANG+ stocks beat sluggish estimates?

Big Tech has seen share prices slump in 2022 – will it be more pain or a seasonal reprieve? Get commission-free trading opportunities* with tech heavyweights like Meta, Apple, and Amazon, as they release earnings.

  • Rising interest rates, weakening margins and stagnant share prices paint a downbeat picture
  • Can holiday revenues save Q4 reports as recessionary pressures build?
  • You can go long or short on the tech giants
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How will Q4 tech earnings match up with the last quarter?

Q4 tech earnings is here, with the FAANG+ companies once more in the spotlight.

Persistently hawkish Fed policy, rampant inflation and battered consumer confidence all mean subdued forecasts for Big Tech as share prices have widely remained sluggish in the final months of 2022.

Whatever happens with Q4 results, all eyes will be on the pace of rate hikes in 2023 as the Fed grapples with the dual threats of inflation and deepening recession. Can stocks withstand another year of tightening policy?

How do I trade tech earnings season?

To trade tech earnings, you can decide whether you think a tech company’s share price is going to move up or down when it releases its quarterly report – and open a position accordingly. Open a account to get started, or try a demo to trade risk-free.

Can I short tech stocks?

If you think a tech company is going to miss estimates and fall in value, instead of hitting/exceeding estimates and rising in value, you can short it by selling its stock instead of buying it. With your account, you can select ‘sell’ instead of ‘buy’ in the platform.

Key Dates

  Company   Date
  Netflix (NFLX)
  Jan 19, 2023
  Google (GOOGL)
  Feb 02, 2023
  Microsoft (MSFT)
  Jan 24, 2023
  Facebook (META)   Feb 01, 2023
  Tesla (TSLA)   Jan 25, 2023
  Apple (APPL)   Feb 02, 2023
  Amazon (AMZN)   Feb 02, 2023
  Shopify (SHOP)   Jan 31, 2023

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