Here's how much money the biggest tech companies have made (and lost) this quarter

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On Monday, we rounded up the quarterly earnings from Wall Street’s biggest firms, and now it’s time to take a look around Silicon Valley.

And so now, we take a look at what nine of America’s biggest tech companies have reported for the quarter.

There were quite a few surprises as the tech sector reported mixed results. Four companies beat expectations for both earnings and revenues, while another four beat just earnings expectations.

Of course, these are not the only measures Wall Street looks at, and Wall Street found other data that they found troubling.

Only one company missed on earnings and actually lost money this quarter. Scroll through to find out who it was.


Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba and Danielle Brooks of Netflix's 'Orange Is The New Black.'

Announced on: July 15

Revenue: $US1.64 billion

Net Income: $US26.3 million

EPS: $US0.06

Comment: Netflix shares gained 18% on July 15, after the company announced better-than-expected earnings. Shares have more than doubled this year, making Netflix by far the best performing member of the S&P 500. The company also surpassed 65 million subscribers this quarter. In a letter to shareholders, CEO Reed Hastings attributed the growth to the 'growing strength' of Netflix's original programming such as Grace and Frankie, Marvel's Daredevil and Orange is the New Black.


Announced on: July 15

Revenue: $US13.2 billion

Net Income: $US2.7 billion

EPS: $US0.55

Comment: Intel surprised Wall Street by beating both the expected revenue of $US13.04 billion and the expected EPS of $US0.50. The surprise sent shares up as much as 8% on the day of the release. Leading the strong quarter were the Data Center Group and the Client Computing Group which had $US1.8 billion and $US1.6 billion in operating profits, respectively.

'Second-quarter results demonstrate the transformation of our business as growth in data center, memory and IoT accounted for more than 70 per cent of our operating profit and helped offset a challenging PC market,' Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said in a press release.


Announced on: July 16

Revenue: $US17.7 billion

Net Income: $US4.8 billion

EPS: $US6.99

Comment: Google beat the expected EPS of $US6.73 but fell a bit short of the expected revenue of $US17.79 billion. Nevertheless, the strong earnings as well as comments by new CFO Ruth Porat sent Google shares up 14% -- the biggest one-day rally in the company's history. Porat assured investors that Google would work to control costs, while continuing to follow the company's '70/20/10' rule. Simply puy, this rule dictates that 70% of Google's time, money and efforts go towards core competencies, 20% goes towards related projects, and 10% goes towards more far-reaching projects like smart contact lenses and internet balloons.


Announced on: July 16

Revenue: $US4.38 billion

Net Income: $US931 million

EPS: $US0.76

Comment: Just hours before announcing earnings that beat expectations, eBay struck a deal to sell its enterprise business for $US925 million. The business will be sold to a group led by private equity firms Permira Funds and Sterling Partners. On the following day eBay officially completed its spin-off of PayPal, which started trading on July 20 at above $US40 a share -- making it worth billions more than eBay.


IBM Chairwoman and CEO Virginia 'Ginni' Rometty.

Announced on: July 20

Revenue: $US20.8 billion

Net Income: $US3.8 billion

EPS: $US3.84

Comment: While IBM beat the expected EPS of $US3.78, it fell short of the expected revenue of $US20.95 billion. According to the Wall Street Journal, Big Blue's 13% decline in revenue this quarter marks the 13th straight quarter of falling revenue. The Journal also pointed out that, coincident ly, it's been 13 quarters since Virginia 'Ginni' Rometty took over as CEO. IBM didn't have all bad news: the company also reported revenue boosts in new areas like cloud computing and analytics.


GoPro Founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman.

Announced on: July 21

Revenue: $US420 million

Net Income: $US50.7 million

EPS: $US0.35

Comment: GoPro crushed expectations for both earnings and revenues -- the later being up 72% year-over-year.

'I couldn't be more proud of our aggressive pace of innovation,' GoPro Founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman said in a statement. 'With the introduction of HERO4 Session and HERO+ LCD, we've launched five new cameras in the past 10 months, exciting both new and existing customers and contributing to strong second quarter results.'


Announced on: July 21

Revenue: $US22.2 billion

Net Income: $US6.4 billion

EPS: $US0.62

Comment: Microsoft actually beat Wall Street's expectations for both earnings and revenues -- but there's a catch. These numbers exclude both the $US7.6 billion Nokia acquisition, as well as the restructuring costs associated with cutting 7,800 workers. Factoring these two items in, Microsoft actually had an operating loss of $US2.1 billion or $US0.40 a share this quarter. Meanwhile, sales of Windows and PCs were down, while Xbox and Surface revenues were up.


Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer reports the company's Q2 2015 earnings.

Announced on: July 21

Revenue: $US1.04 billion (ex-TAC)

Net Income: -$US22 million

EPS: -$US0.02

Comment: Yahoo beat Wall Street's revenue expectations, but missed on earnings. The company's revenues were reported excluding traffic acquisition costs (TAC) -- the revenue Yahoo pays to other companies to bring traffic to the site. Yahoo's TAC was $US200 million, way up from $US44 million in Q2 of 2014, and CFO Ken Goldman said that he expects this number to only go up.

Meanwhile, Yahoo's workforce is down to 11,000 full-time employees, representing two-thirds of the force that existed when Marissa Mayer took over as CEO three years ago.


Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Announced on: July 21

Revenue: $US49.6 billion

Net Income: $US10.7 billion

EPS: $US1.85

Comment: Apple's revenue and earnings beat expectations and are up an impressive 33% and 45%, respectively. But that won't cut it for Wall Street, as the company's stock dropped more than 7% in after hours trading due to iPhone sales. Though 47.5 million iPhone units were sold (up 35%) expectations were set on even bigger sales growth. Analysts were expecting 48.8 million units sold, with some even 'whispering' as many as 50 million units.

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