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posted on 26 December 2015

Trefis: Highlights Week Ending 25 December 2015

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Below is a summary of the activity at Trefis during the past week that TrefisthoughtEconintersect readers would find interesting.

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Table of Contents for the 85 top stories this week:

Technology (27 articles)

  • Facebook, 6 articles (3, 21, 23 - 26)

  • AMD, 4 articles (4, 8, 9, 12)

  • Intel, 4 articles (13, 15, 18, 19)

Consumer (26 articles)

  • Pespico, 8 articles (10 -12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 26)

  • Gap, 4 articles (1 - 3, 5)

  • Abercrombie & Fitch, 2 articles (4, 20)

  • Dr. Pepper Snapple, 2 articles (5, 7)

  • Keurig Green Mountain, 2 articles (15, 21)

  • Nike, 2 articles (9, 25)

Financial Services (10 articles)

  • Black Rock, 7 articles (1 - 5, 8, 9)

  • Wells Farge, 2 articles (7, 10)

Health Care (8 articles)

  • Pfizer, 6 articles (1 - 6)

Media & Telecom (7 articles)​

  • Disney, 2 articles (1, 5)

Energy & Utilities (4 articles)

Basic Materials (3 articles)

Industrials & Transportation (No articles)​

All 85 investment stories this week are listed below.


  1. Impact Of Fed Raising Interest Rates On The US Economy on December 24th

  2. Micron's Q1'16 Earnings Review: Things Could Turn Around In The Second Half Of The Year on December 24th

  3. How Many Users Are There On Facebook Platforms And How Does This Compare To Internet?on December 24th

  4. AMD's Revenue & EBITDA Growth in The Next 5 Years: Trefis Estimate on December 24th

  5. Electronic Arts & Activision Blizzard Ready To Enter eSports Market on December 24th

  6. Travelzoo's Year 2015 At A Glance on December 24th

  7. Paychex Earnings: Health Insurance, Payroll Drive Q2'16 Results on December 23rd

  8. How Has AMD's Revenue And EBITDA Composition Changed Between 2012 And 2015? on December 23rd

  9. Embedded & Semi-Custom, PC and Server Processors & Graphics: What's AMD's Revenue and EBITDA Breakdown? on December 23rd

  10. Pandora Builds On Its Direct Deal Goal With ASCAP And BMI Licensing Agreements on December 23rd

  11. What's AMD's Fundamental Value Based On Expected 2015 Results? on December 23rd

  12. By What Percentage Did AMD's Revenue & EBITDA Grow In The Last 3 Years? on December 23rd

  13. How Has Intel's Revenue And EBITDA Composition Changed Between 2012 And 2015? on December 22nd

  14. Why Can Threaten Alibaba's Revenue Growth? on December 22nd

  15. What's Intel's Fundamental Value Based On Expected 2015 Results? on December 22nd

  16. Can Baidu Benefit From Its Alliance With Amazon? on December 22nd

  17. Streaming Partners Program: Amazon's New Initiative To Drive Prime Memberships? on December 22nd

  18. By What Percentage Did Intel's Revenue & EBITDA Grow In The Last 3 Years? on December 22nd

  19. PC, Servers, IoT and Mobile: What's Intel's Revenue & Earnings Breakup? on December 22nd

  20. Is Western Digital's Stock Undervalued After The SanDisk Announcement? on December 22nd

  21. What Is The Composition Of Facebook's User Base And How Can It Change In Three Years? on December 21st

  22. Are Apple and Samsung A Real Threat To Alipay ? on December 21st

  23. What Is The Outlook For Facebook's Revenue And EBITDA Margin By 2018? on December 21st

  24. What's Facebook's Fundamental Value Based On Expected 2015 Results? on December 21st

  25. By What Percentage Did Facebook's Revenue & EBITDA Margin Change In The Last 5 Years?on December 21st

  26. Facebook's Revenue Composition: How Has It Changed And What's The Future Outlook? on December 21st

  27. Core Platform vs Payment & Fees: What's Facebook's Revenue and EBITDA Breakdown? on December 21st


  1. What's Gap Inc's Fundamental Value Based On Expected 2015 Results? on December 24th

  2. What's Gap Inc's Revenue & Earnings Breakdown In Terms Of Brands? on December 24th

  3. What Led To Nearly 10% Growth In Gap Inc's Revenues And Only 3% Rise In EBITDA In The Last 5 Years? on December 24th

  4. Abercrombie & Fitch Jumps As Hollister President Takes Charge Of The Main Brands on December 24th

  5. How Much Have Dr Pepper Snapple's Revenues And EBITDA Grown Over The Last Five Years?on December 24th

  6. How Has Gap Inc's Revenue Composition Changed In The Last Five Years? on December 24th

  7. What Is Dr Pepper Snapple's Revenue And EBITDA Breakdown? on December 24th

  8. Diageo Australia Faces Taxing Times on December 23rd

  9. Nike Earnings: Company Delivers Another Strong Quarter Despite Currency Headwinds on December 23rd

  10. Why Snacks Are Almost 5x As Valuable As Carbonated Drinks For PepsiCo on December 23rd

  11. Where Will PepsiCo's Revenue And EBITDA Growth Come From Over The Next Three Years?on December 23rd

  12. PepsiCo-Muller Partnership Ends, But Should PepsiCo Look For A Dairy Do-Over? on December 22nd

  13. What Does 2016 Hold in Store for Unilever? on December 22nd

  14. What's PepsiCo's Fundamental Value Based On Expected 2015 Results? on December 22nd

  15. Impact Of GMCR's Acquisition By JAB Holding on December 22nd

  16. By What Percentage Have PepsiCo's Revenues And EBITDA Grown Over The Last Five Years?on December 22nd

  17. The Springfield Casino Can Revive Gaming Growth For MGM Resorts on December 22nd

  18. What Is PepsiCo's Revenue And EBITDA Breakdown? on December 22nd

  19. How Has PepsiCo's Revenue And EBITDA Composition Changed Over 2011-2015? on December 22nd

  20. Abercrombie & Fitch Can Lose Up to 15% Of Its Value With Ineffective Customer Retention on December 21st

  21. Monthly Notes On Coffee Industry: Starbucks & Keurig Green Mountain on December 21st

  22. Avon Finally Finds An Investor In Cerberus Capital With A $605 Million Deal on December 21st

  23. Casino Operations At The Strip Hold Little Value For Las Vegas Sands on December 21st

  24. Will Emerging Economies Drive Coca-Cola's Growth? on December 21st

  25. Nike Pre-Earnings: Growth Momentum Likely To Continue Going Forward As Sales Improve Globally on December 21st

  26. Hello Goodness, Organic Gatorade : Is PepsiCo Preparing To Tap The Healthy Beverages Market ? on December 21st

Financial Services

  1. Trade Volumes Remain Subdued, Asset Base Sustains Growth For TD Ameritrade on December 24th

  2. Should BlackRock Acquire WisdomTree, And For How Much? on December 23rd

  3. How Do BlackRock's Various Product Offerings Stack Up In Terms Of Fees? on December 22nd

  4. What Are The Best And Worst Case Scenarios For BlackRock's iShares Assets And Revenues In 2020? on December 22nd

  5. How Much Of BlackRock's Revenues In 2020 Will Likely Be Contributed By Its iShares Business? on December 21st

  6. What Is The Constitution Of Wells Fargo's Loan Book In Terms Of Loan Categories? on December 21st

  7. How Much Are Wells Fargo's Operating Divisions Worth Individually? on December 21st

  8. Why Did BlackRock's Shares Jump From Under $200 In 2012 To Over $380 In Early 2015? on December 21st

  9. Which Asset Classes In BlackRock's Portfolio Have Seen The Most Growth In The Last Five Years? on December 21st

  10. What Proportion of Wells Fargo's Revenues Come From Its Various Divisions? on December 21st

Health Care

  1. How Much Revenues Can Pfizer's Phase 3 Pipeline Add By 2020? on December 24th

  2. What's Pfizer's Revenue And Earnings Breakdown? on December 23rd

  3. By What Percentage Can Pfizer's Revenue & EBITDA Grow In The Next 3 Years? on December 23rd

  4. What's Pfizer's Fundamental Value Based On Expected 2015 Results? on December 23rd

  5. How Has Pfizer's Revenue Composition Changed Over The Last 5 Years? on December 23rd

  6. By What Percentage Did Pfizer's Revenue & EBITDA Decline In The Last 5 Years? on December 23rd

  7. Why J&J's Stock Unlikely To Move Significantly In The Near Term? on December 22nd

  8. Scenarios That Can Add To Abbott's Value on December 21st

Media & Telecom

  1. How Much Can The Success Of Star Wars Impact Disney's Valuation? on December 23rd

  2. How Will Viacom Benefit From Licensing Its Brands To Theme Parks In China? on December 22nd

  3. Motorola Solutions' Acquisitive Nature May Take It To Brazil on December 22nd

  4. How Dish Network Is Innovating To Attract More Advertisers To Television? on December 21st

  5. Weekly Media Notes: Disney's Star Wars Smashes Box Office Records For A Stellar $500 Million Opening Weekend on December 21st

  6. Cisco Alliance, IoT Progress Can Arrest The Decline In Ericsson's Mobile Infrastructure Market Share on December 21st

  7. BlackBerry Earnings: Key Takeaways From The Software Business on December 21st

Energy & Utilities

  1. Anadarko Petroleum: Acquisition In The Cards? on December 24th

  2. HAL-BHI Merger: Is No Action Better Than A Rejection? on December 24th

  3. Chevron's Decision To Reduce Near Term Capital Spending Makes Sense In Current Oil Price Environment on December 23rd

  4. COP21 And U.S. ITC Extension: A Great Week For Solar Stocks on December 21st

Basic Materials

  1. Cliffs Exits Coal Mining Business As Part Of Larger U.S. Iron Ore Focused Strategy on December 23rd

  2. U.S. Steel Postpones Construction Of New Production Facility In Midst Of Challenging Business Conditions on December 22nd

  3. Barrick Prepares For Sluggishness In Gold Prices As Fed Raises Interest Rates on December 22nd

Industrials & Transportation

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