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Financial Analysis of Listed Companies

Tesla showed Strong Business Performance in 2022 Q4

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced its 2022 Q4 financial results on January 25, 2023. According to the announcement, total revenues, income from operations and net income were up 37%, 49% and 59%, respectively (3 months, YoY). Adjusted EBITDA was up 32%. Also, in 12 months, total revenues, income from operations and net income each were upContinue reading “Tesla showed Strong Business Performance in 2022 Q4”

Revenue of Azure was Up 31% in 2023 Q2

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced its 2023 Q2 financial results on January 24, 2023. According to the announcement, total revenue was up 2% (3 months, YoY). However, operating income and net income were down 8% and 12%, respectively (GAAP, 3 months, YoY). Looking at segment revenues, intelligent cloud was up 18% (3 months, YoY). It wasContinue reading “Revenue of Azure was Up 31% in 2023 Q2”

Net Income was Down 64.2% in adidas’ 2022 Q3 Financial Results

adidas AG (XETR: ADS.DE) announced 2022 Q3 financial results on November 9, 2022. According to the announcement, net sales were up 11.4% (3 months, YoY). Meanwhile, adidas’ operating income and net income were down 16.0% and 64.2%, respectively. Gross margin was reported as 49.1%, down 1.0pp year-over-year (3 months). In this regard, decline of grossContinue reading “Net Income was Down 64.2% in adidas’ 2022 Q3 Financial Results”

Invitae recorded Stockholder’s Equity Ratio less than 8% in 2022 Q3

Invitae (NYSE: NVTA) announced 2022 Q3 financial results on November 8, 2022. According to the announcement, total revenue was up 16.7% (3 months, YoY). In addition, Invitae recorded operating loss and net loss of 289,951 thousand USD and 198,176 thousand USD, respectively (3 months). Moreover, gross margin was 12.4% (3 months). It was down 1088bpContinue reading “Invitae recorded Stockholder’s Equity Ratio less than 8% in 2022 Q3”

Block’s Subscription Related Revenue was Up 71.5% in 2022 Q3 Results

Block (NYSE: SQ) announced 2022 Q3 financial results on November 3, 2022. According to the announcement, total revenue was up 17.4% (3 months, YoY). In addition, adjusted EBITDA was up 40.3%. On the other hand, Block has recorded negative operating loss and net loss of 48,789 thousand USD and 18,744 thousand USD, respectively (3 months). Continue reading “Block’s Subscription Related Revenue was Up 71.5% in 2022 Q3 Results”

Free Cash Flow was Up 384% in Mastercard’s 2022 Q3 Results

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced 2022 Q3 financial results on October 27, 2022. According to the announcement, net revenue, operating income and net income were up 15%, 14% and 4%, respectively (YoY, 3 months). On quarter-over-quarter basis, these were up 5%, 3%, and 9%, respectively. Thus, 2022 Q3 results showed no signs of slowdown of theContinue reading “Free Cash Flow was Up 384% in Mastercard’s 2022 Q3 Results”

Technologies

Tesla is leading in Autopilot Technology

On November 29th, 2020, we, Watanabe & Brothers’ Investment, visited Tesla Japan Minami Aoyama. At Tesla Japan Minami Aoyama, Model 3 is exhibited. A person in charge (PIC) politely explained the features of Model 3 as well as Tesla’s efforts. Currently, the price of Model 3 is currently about ¥ 5 million. It is moreContinue reading “Tesla is leading in Autopilot Technology”

FDA issued Emergency Use Authorization for Abbott’s COVID-19’s Antibody Test Kit

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization for Abbott Laboratories’ (NYSE: ABT) BinaxNOWTM COVID-19 Ag. BinaxNOWTM COVID-19 Ag is a card-type tool for rapidly detecting COVID-19 infection in only 15 minutes. According to the press release, Abbott are going to distribute it for $5. BinaxNOWTM COVID-19 Ag is one of antibody testContinue reading “FDA issued Emergency Use Authorization for Abbott’s COVID-19’s Antibody Test Kit”

Intellectual Property Strategies

Financing Strategies of Startups and Role of IPRs

For startups, success in financing is a crucial step for succeeding in their business. When focusing on debt financing among startup’s financing, intellectual property-backed financing focusing on intellectual property right (IPR) value seems promising. However, IPRs as intangible fixed assets have the lower liquidity. Thus, IPRs are very difficult to be converted to cash. InContinue reading “Financing Strategies of Startups and Role of IPRs”

Role of Intellectual Property in Startups’ Growth Strategy

Intellectual Property (IP) is often said to be important in growth strategy of startups. However, we do not have any consensus yet on what kind of IP strategy is important. As for large companies, number of IPs is certainly important. It would be symbolized by Google’s acquisition case of Motorola Mobility. On the other hand,Continue reading “Role of Intellectual Property in Startups’ Growth Strategy”

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