Stocks in Focus: EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN)

On Tuesday shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) closed at $26.48. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 11.70% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 12.00%. Advancing a “protection everywhere” strategy for enterprise customers, EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) announced major updates to its data protection portfolio that extend its leadership in traditional purpose-built backup appliances and deliver powerful new software solutions that disrupt the data protection status quo. With new products that are designed to provide data protection in the cloud, to the cloud and in the data center, EMC is helping enable customers to radically reduce cost and complexity while protecting their data wherever it resides.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) in last trading activity decreased -1.72% to close at $33.70. Company weekly performance is -3.77% while its quarterly performance stands at 28.04%. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) is -8.30% away from its 52 week high. JD.Com (NASDAQ:JD) was upgraded by Citigroup Inc. to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday.

On Tuesday shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) closed at $125.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 33.60% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 13.20%. U.S. antitrust officials are scrutinizing Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) efforts to line up deals with record labels as it prepares to debut a new version of the Beats Music streaming service, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. The report said that the Federal Trade Commission is looking at whether Apple is using its position as the largest seller of music downloads through its iTunes store to put rival music services like Spotify Ltd. at a disadvantage.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in last trading activity moved down -1.33% to close at $47.60. Company weekly performance is -3.17% while its quarterly performance stands at 15.24%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is -3.92% away from its 52 week high. Investors are willing to pay a lot for exposure to the cloud these days. That has helped Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), although it could eventually saddle the company with its own big bill. Microsoft’s share price has made significant gains over the past month, as the company has shared more details about its cloud business. Fiscal third-quarter results showed its commercial cloud business was generating about $6.3 billion a year in revenue.

On last trading day Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) decreased -1.46% to close at $45.10. Its volatility for the week is 1.75% while volatility for the month is 1.65%. NLSN’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 21.40%. Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) monthly performance is -1.76%. Announced April 29, that one-quarter of global respondents say they are already ordering grocery products online for home delivery and more than half (55%) are willing to use it in the future, according to the new Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) Global E-commerce and the New Retail Survey released. The survey polled 30,000 online respondents in 60 countries to understand how digital technology will shape the retail landscape of the future.

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