Palantir's AI Push Falls Short

Plus, Lucid keeps losing money.

Today is Tuesday, May 7, 2024.

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Palantir's AI Push Falls Short

Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) bragged about its artificial intelligence technology, yet shares dropped by 8.37% in after-hours trading on Monday due to mixed financial results.

Financials: Palantir Technologies reported earnings of eight cents per share in the past quarter, which was expected. Revenue was $634 million, which was better than expected.

Powering the Story: The company expects revenue to hit $649 million to $653 million in the current quarter, but investors were not impressed.

Final Thoughts: The stock is up 52% this year, but that gain remains in doubt because of the weak outlook for the quarter.


Notable Earnings Today: Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS), Reddit (NYSE: RDDT), Rivian Automotive (Nasdaq: RIVN), Celsius Holdings (Nasdaq: CELH), Arista Networks (NYSE: ANET), Datadog (Nasdaq: DDOG), Upstart (Nasdaq: UPST), Electronic Arts (Nasdaq: EA), Crocs (CROX), Wynn Resorts (Nasdaq: WYNN), Lyft (Nasdaq: LYFT), Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE), Match Group (Nasdaq: MTCH), Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY), Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), Dutch Bros (NYSE: BROS), Bloomin' Brands (Nasdaq: BLMN), Redfin (Nasdaq: RDFN), IAC (Nasdaq: IAC), Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), Confluent (Nasdaq: CFLT), Toast (NYSE: TOST), Coupang (NYSE: CPNG), Sonos (Nasdaq: SONO), ZoomInfo (Nasdaq: ZI), Astera Labs (Nasdaq: ALAB), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), Energizer (NYSE: ENR), Spirit Aerosystems (NYSE: SPR), Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP), BP (NYSE: BP), Nikola (Nasdaq: NKLA), iRobot (Nasdaq: IRBT), AdaptHealth (Nasdaq: AHCO), Angi (Nasdaq: ANGI), Apellis Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: APLS), Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), Arcadium Lithium (NYSE: ALTM), Astrana Health (Nasdaq: ASTH), Avient (NYSE: AVNT), Bio-Rad Labs (NYSE: BIO), BlackLine (Nasdaq: BL), Builders FirstSource (NYSE: BLDR), Cadre Holdings (NYSE: CDRE), Cirrus Logic (Nasdaq: CRUS), Corsair Gaming (Nasdaq: CRSR), Delek US Holdings (NYSE: DK), Enpro Inc. (NYSE: NPO), First Watch Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: FWRG), Flywire (Nasdaq: FLYW), Geo Group (NYSE: GEO), GlobalFoundries (Nasdaq: GFS), Globus Medical (NYSE: GMED), GoPro (Nasdaq: GPRO), Grocery Outlet (Nasdaq: GO), Halozyme Therapeutics (Nasdaq: HALO), Healthcare Realty (NYSE: HR), Henry Schein (Nasdaq: HSIC), Hillman Solutions (Nasdaq: HLMN), Ionis Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: IONS), Jacobs Engineering (NYSE: J), Kenvue (NYSE: KVUE), Kratos Defense and Security (Nasdaq: KTOS), Kyndryl (NYSE: KD), Luminar Technologies (Nasdaq: LAZR), MarketAxess Holdings (Nasdaq: MKTX), McKesson (NYSE: MCK), MeridianLink (NYSE: MLNK), Myriad Genetics (Nasdaq: MYGN), NJ Resources (NYSE: NJR), NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG), Open Lending (Nasdaq: LPRO), Oscar Health (NYSE: OSCR), Pacira BioSciences (Nasdaq: PCRX), Perrigo (NYSE: PRGO), Portillo's (Nasdaq: PTLO), PubMatic (Nasdaq: PUBM), Qualys (Nasdaq: QLYS), Revolve Group (NYSE: RVLV), RingCentral (NYSE: RNG), ScanSource (Nasdaq: SCSC), Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), Shoals Technologies (Nasdaq: SHLS), STAAR Surgical (Nasdaq: STAA), Tempur Sealy International (NYSE: TPX), TopBuild (NYSE: BLD), Transdigm Group (NYSE: TDG), Veeco Instruments (Nasdaq: VECO), Waters (NYSE: WAT), WideOpenWest (NYSE: WOW), WK Kellogg (NYSE: KLG).

Notable IPOs Today: N/A.

Notable Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns Ending Today: ZenniHome (Wefunder), Mushroom Culture (Mainvest).

Notable Economic Events Today: EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook (12:00 p.m. ET), Consumer Credit (3:00 p.m. ET), API Weekly Crude Oil Stock (4:30 p.m. ET).

Lucid Keeps Losing Money

It was another loss for the EV company Lucid Group (Nasdaq: LCID), with the stock decreasing by 7.87% during after-hours trading on Monday.

Financials: Lucid reported a loss of 30 cents per share in the past quarter and revenue of $172.7 million; both were worse than expected.

Final Thoughts: While Lucid’s liquidity improved, another quarterly loss is a bad sign. The stock is down over 26% this year.

Hims & Hers Health Posts Good Results

Strong financial results for Hims & Hers Health (NYSE: HIMS) caused the stock to jump 12.70% during after-hours trading on Monday.

Final Thoughts: Hims & Hers Health, up 20% this year, is a bright spot for healthcare in 2024.

Grounded: FAA Opens New Boeing Inquiry Over 787 Inspections (Wall Street Journal)

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