News tagged with stock price

Facebook stock jumps 7.7% after Zuckerberg's comments

They're calling it the Mark Zuckerberg bump. Facebook's stock didn't skyrocket, but it did rise nicely the day after Facebook's chief executive broke his silence and publicly proclaimed that he cares about its shareholders.

Sep 13, 2012
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Facebook CEO: Stock 'obviously been disappointing'

(AP)—Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the performance of his company's stock since its public offering "has obviously been disappointing," but he said the company has survived troubles before.

Sep 11, 2012
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Can 'FarmVille 2' save struggling Zynga?

(AP)—Not long ago, online games company Zynga looked on pace to unseat much bigger, well-established rivals as it rode the popularity of "FarmVille," the clicking game of virtual cows and real money.

Sep 05, 2012
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Facebook stock slide continues

Facebook stock hit a new low on Tuesday, with the world's leading social network having lost more than $50 billion dollars in market value since it became a publicly traded company in May.

Sep 05, 2012
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Chief creative officer leaves Zynga

Another top Zynga executive has cashed in his chips as the social games company behind "Zynga Poker" and "Farmville" strives to improve its fortunes after a losing fiscal quarter.

Aug 29, 2012
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Soft maker Deltek to be taken private for $890.5M

(AP)—Deltek Inc. shares slid nearly 8 percent Monday after the business software company said that it was being bought by private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC in a cash deal worth about $890.5 million.

Aug 27, 2012
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Yahoo CEO mulling possible changes in strategy

(AP) — Recently hired Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer may scrap the Internet company's plan to reward its long-tormented shareholders with a multibillion-dollar payout later this year, underscoring the uncertainty accompanying ...

Aug 09, 2012
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Sharp shares hit by reports of Hon Hai deal rethink

Shares in Japan's Sharp, which slumped 28 percent at the end of last week after a poor earnings report, fell further Monday after Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision said it would renegotiate a deal to invest in it.

Aug 06, 2012
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California feeling fallout from Facebook's stock plunge

Facebook stock plunged to an all-time low of nearly half its IPO price Thursday, but it's not just investors feeling the pinch: The state of California stands to lose "hundreds of millions of dollars" in the fallout, state ...

Aug 03, 2012
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