Why These 10 Stocks Are Trending on Friday

In this article we will take a look at the some of notable stocks trending today. You can skip our detailed analysis of these stocks and go to read Why These 5 Stocks Are Trending on Friday.

Near the end of the trading week, the broader markets are relatively unchanged with the Dow up 0.06% and the S&P 500 down 0.01%. The NASDAQ 100 is up 0.1%. Among the stocks in the spotlight include United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), and Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Let’s find out why each stock is trending and how elite funds are positioned among them.

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10. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) fell 1.8% after the company reported a sales miss for the September quarter due to larger than expected supply headwinds. For Q4, the company earned $1.24 per share, in line with the consensus. Apple’s sales of $83.36 billion missed the average estimate of $84.85 billion, however. Due to the decline, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is no longer the most valuable tech company in the world, with fellow computing giant Microsoft taking the top spot. Billionaire Warren Buffett owned substantial shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) at the end of June.

9. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) fell 2.15% after the company reported Q3 EPS of $6.12 on sales of $110.8 billion, versus the consensus of $8.92 and $111.6 billion. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) also sees fourth quarter revenue of between $130 billion to $140 billion versus the average estimate of $142.05 billion. Q3 AWS net revenue grew to $16.11 billion versus $11.6 billion in the same quarter in the prior year. Billionaire Jeff Bezos owned substantial shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) at the end of June.

8. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) rallied 1.2% after the company reported adjusted EPS of $2.96 for the third quarter versus the consensus of $2.21. Sales for the oil giant were also ahead of estimates at $43 billion for the period versus the consensus of $40.52 billion. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)’s results benefited from improved market conditions and strong operational performance. Of the around 873 elite funds in our database, 50 owned shares of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) at the end of June.

7. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) rose slightly on Friday after the company reported its biggest adjusted quarterly profit since 2014 at $1.58 per share. Exxon Mobil’s Q3 adjusted earnings were also ahead of the average estimate of $1.56 per share.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) CEO Darren Woods said, “All three of our core businesses generated positive earnings during the quarter, with strong operations and cost control, as well as increased realizations and improved demand for fuels.” 68 funds in our database of around 873 elite funds were long Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) at the end of Q2.

6. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) fell 6.3% after its sales missed estimates for the fourth quarter. For Q4, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) reported revenue of $8.1 billion versus the consensus of $8.21 billion. Adjusted EPS for the quarter was $1 versus the consensus of $0.99. Ken Fisher‘s Fisher Asset Management owned more than 8.33 million shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) at the end of September.

Like Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), and Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) and eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) are trending.

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