Tesla’s Stock Will Split on Aug. 24

Illustration by Elias Stein Text size Tesla has given investors something to look forward to this coming week: a three-for-one stock split. As of the close of trading on Aug. 24, Tesla shareholders will get a “dividend” of two extra shares. The next day, Tesla stock will start trading at the new price—a third of … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway Beats Estimates for Second-Quarter Profits

Text size Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett added slightly to stakes in Apple and Chevron. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Berkshire Hathaway ’s operating profits rose 39% in the second quarter, topping estimates, on strength in the company’s insurance and railroad businesses as well as sharply higher investment income. The company continued to moderate its pace of share … Read more

Tesla Stock Rises After a Blowout July as Vote on Stock Split Looms

Text size Tesla’s shareholder meeting is on Thursday. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images Tesla stock was climbing Tuesday afternoon as investors await a crucial shareholder meeting later in the week. Although shares in Tesla (ticker: TSLA) were 0.7% lower in premarket trading, by midday they were up 3% at $918.47. Shares are now above their … Read more

JPMorgan Earnings: Stock Falls After Lender Halts Buybacks, Posts Profits Miss

Text size Investors are focusing on the steps JPMorgan is taking to prepare for a recession, rather than a double-digit increase in net interest income. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Bank earnings season got off to a rocky start Thursday after JPMorgan Chase ’s second-quarter results fell short of what Wall Street expected. Making matters worse, the … Read more

Facebook Changed Name, Now Changing Ticker. What It Means for the Stock.

Text size Meta Platforms follows a number of high-profile companies that changed their ticker symbols. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Meta Platforms , formerly known as Facebook , is taking the final step to decisively shed its previous identity on Thursday. The company will begin trading under ticker symbol “META,” leaving behind its current trading … Read more

Snowflake Shares Slide Despite Earnings Beat, Falling Below 2020 IPO Price

Text size Snowflake shares have tumbled sharply since last fall. Gabby Jones/Bloomberg Snowflake shares are trading sharply lower late Wednesday, on apparent investor disappointment with the financial outlook provided by the cloud-based data warehousing company.  With the late afternoon slide, Snowflake shares have fallen below their $120 September 2020 IPO price. The stock peaked above … Read more

DiDi Stock Plunges. An SEC Probe Has Alibaba and JD.com Investors On Edge Too.

Text size DiDi headquarters in Beijing AFP via Getty Images Shares in DiDi Global plunged Wednesday after the embattled Chinese ride-hailing company said it was facing a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into its initial public offering last year. Other Chinese tech stocks were dropping. American depositary receipts of DiDi (ticker: DIDI) lost 5% in … Read more

Elon Musk Isn’t Going Away if Twitter Rejects Him. Here’s What He Might Pay.

Text size Elon Musk Scott Olson/Getty Images Even if the Twitter board rejects Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s offer to buy the social-media platform, he won’t go away immediately. There is more drama to come. Elvis Presley has something to do with it. Musk tweeted out a lyric from the Presley hit Love Me Tender on … Read more

What Is a Poison Pill? Twitter Adopts Defensive Move to Fend Off Elon Musk.

Elon Musk offered to buy Twitter for $43 billion. He currently has a 9.2% stake in Twitter. Photo by Christian Marquardt – Pool/Getty Images Text size Twitter adopted a so-called poison pill Friday in a bid to ward off Elon Musk’s unsolicited $43 billion takeover offer. The board unanimously approved a limited duration shareholder rights … Read more

Tesla Stock Split: What to Know as EV Maker Prepares to Split Stock in 2022

Text size A Tesla vehicle Joe Raedle/Getty Images Tesla laid the groundwork on Monday to split its stock again, and investors looked pleased. Based on what happened last time Tesla split its stock, there is a good reason for investors to be happy. Tesla (ticker: TSLA) stock closed up 8% at about $1,092 a share … Read more