Pinterest prices IPO at $19, valuing social media company at $10 billion

Pinterest raised $1.43 billion in its IPO after pricing the offering at $19 a share on Wednesday, valuing the company at $10 billion. Pinterest, which is expected to start trading on Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange, had originally given a pricing range of $15 to $17. But investors appear to be showing an appetite for the social media company despite the challenges Lyft has faced since becoming the first consumer tech IPO of the year last month. Still, Pinterest’s IPO is below the $12 bil


Pinterest raised $1.43 billion in its IPO after pricing the offering at $19 a share on Wednesday, valuing the company at $10 billion. Pinterest, which is expected to start trading on Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange, had originally given a pricing range of $15 to $17. But investors appear to be showing an appetite for the social media company despite the challenges Lyft has faced since becoming the first consumer tech IPO of the year last month. Still, Pinterest’s IPO is below the $12 bil
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Pinterest prices IPO at $19, valuing social media company at $10 billion

Pinterest raised $1.43 billion in its IPO after pricing the offering at $19 a share on Wednesday, valuing the company at $10 billion.

Pinterest, which is expected to start trading on Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange, had originally given a pricing range of $15 to $17. But investors appear to be showing an appetite for the social media company despite the challenges Lyft has faced since becoming the first consumer tech IPO of the year last month.

CNBC reported earlier on Wednesday that the company would price above the expected range. Pinterest’s revenue jumped 60% last year to $756 million, and the company moved significantly closer to profitability with a net loss of $63 million. Still, Pinterest’s IPO is below the $12 billion valuation it attained in a 2017 financing round.

Pinterest is among the first big tech IPOs of the year and is scheduled to start trading around the same time as videoconferencing company Zoom. Ride-hailing company Lyft was the first big offering to hit the market in March, but the stock has dropped 19 percent from its IPO price.

Founded in 2010 by Ben Silbermann, a former Google employee, and Evan Sharp, who was previously a designer at Facebook, Pinterest has grown to 265 million monthly users. The company burst into the mainstream in 2012 with rapid growth, but expansion has since cooled due in part to a work culture that many employees describe as slow when it comes to making decisions.

Silbermann’s stake is worth close to $1 billion at the offer price. Bessemer Ventures owns shares valued at $1.13 billion, while FirstMark’s holdings are worth $844 million and Andreessen Horowitz’s stake is worth $827 million.

Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase are leading the offering.

Watch: Pinterest’s path forward


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American Airlines cancels all 737 Max flights through August 19

American Airlines is extending cancellations for the Boeing 737 Max aircraft through August 19, a key summer travel period, as the jets remain grounded. The cancellations amount to about 115 flights per day, roughly 1.5% of American’s total flying per day in the summer, the airline said. Boeing has slowed production and stopped deliveries as it works on a software fix. United has canceled Max flights through June 5. As major airlines continue to extend cancellations, Boeing said Thursday that it


American Airlines is extending cancellations for the Boeing 737 Max aircraft through August 19, a key summer travel period, as the jets remain grounded. The cancellations amount to about 115 flights per day, roughly 1.5% of American’s total flying per day in the summer, the airline said. Boeing has slowed production and stopped deliveries as it works on a software fix. United has canceled Max flights through June 5. As major airlines continue to extend cancellations, Boeing said Thursday that it
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American Airlines cancels all 737 Max flights through August 19

American Airlines is extending cancellations for the Boeing 737 Max aircraft through August 19, a key summer travel period, as the jets remain grounded.

The cancellations amount to about 115 flights per day, roughly 1.5% of American’s total flying per day in the summer, the airline said. They come after the Max’s anti-stall software was implicated in an Ethiopian crash in March that killed 157 people.

It’s unclear when the Max, which has been grounded since mid-March, will return. Boeing has slowed production and stopped deliveries as it works on a software fix.

On Friday, Southwest Airlines removed the Max jet from its schedule through Aug. 5. United has canceled Max flights through June 5.

“We remain confident that the impending software updates, along with the new training elements Boeing is developing for the MAX, will lead to recertification of the aircraft soon,” American CEO Doug Parker and President Robert Isom wrote in a letter to employees Sunday.

Parker also said canceling the flights now will help the airline plan for its busiest travel season of the year.

As major airlines continue to extend cancellations, Boeing said Thursday that it’s completed 96 flights with the new Max software fix. The planemaker will likely submit the fix to Federal Aviation Administration regulators within the next couple weeks.


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Goldman’s portfolio of investors’ favorite stocks is one of its best yet, returning 19% a year

Goldman Sachs made a portfolio of the most loved stocks by both hedge funds and mutual funds, and it is crushing the market and the bank’s own secret portfolios. “The median shared favorite is expected to have higher margins and faster growth in 2019 than the median S&P 500 stock.” There are 13 stocks that are favorites by both hedge funds and mutual funds, the most since the first quarter in 2017, according to Goldman. The shared favorite stocks have outperformed the S&P 500 by 70 basis points


Goldman Sachs made a portfolio of the most loved stocks by both hedge funds and mutual funds, and it is crushing the market and the bank’s own secret portfolios. “The median shared favorite is expected to have higher margins and faster growth in 2019 than the median S&P 500 stock.” There are 13 stocks that are favorites by both hedge funds and mutual funds, the most since the first quarter in 2017, according to Goldman. The shared favorite stocks have outperformed the S&P 500 by 70 basis points
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Goldman's portfolio of investors' favorite stocks is one of its best yet, returning 19% a year

Goldman Sachs made a portfolio of the most loved stocks by both hedge funds and mutual funds, and it is crushing the market and the bank’s own secret portfolios.

Two of Goldman’s baskets created exclusively for its clients — one tracking hedge funds top holdings and one with large-cap mutual funds overweights — are both already beating the market this year, but the real stars are the stocks that overlap the two baskets as they have delivered years of outperformance and have a better earnings outlook than either portfolio, the bank said.

“Great minds think alike,” Goldman’s chief U.S. equity strategist David Kostin said in the note. “The median shared favorite is expected to have higher margins and faster growth in 2019 than the median S&P 500 stock.”

There are 13 stocks that are favorites by both hedge funds and mutual funds, the most since the first quarter in 2017, according to Goldman. The similarity increased when both industries loaded back up on tech stocks during the fourth quarter and they both trimmed their exposure to health care, consumer staples and materials, Goldman said. The overlapping stocks include ServiceNow, Adobe, Paypal, Delta Air Lines, Google parent Alphabet and Visa.

The shared favorite stocks have outperformed the S&P 500 by 70 basis points in 2019 and by 16 percentage points since the start of 2018. They also have a track record of beating the market — the group has delivered an annualized return of 19 percent since 2013, higher than Goldman’s hedge-fund and mutual-fund baskets and beating the S&P 500’s 14 percent gain, the bank said.

The bank covers 880 hedge funds with $2.1 trillion of gross equity positions and 521 large-cap mutual funds with $2.1 trillion of equity holdings.

There has been an average of 11 stocks that are most loved by both hedge funds and mutual funds over the past five years, according to Goldman. Alphabet is the only stock that has been a favorite by both industries for 18 quarters. Stocks on average have stayed on the list of shared favorites for four consecutive quarters, Goldman said.


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Saying this 1 sentence will make you 19 percent more likable (and most people never do it)

The good news is that being likable is fairly simply if you practice the skill of “perspective-taking.” The American philosopher George Herbert Mead called perspective-taking as having “the capacity to take the role of the other and to adopt alternative perspectives vis-à-vis oneself.” Generally, you can use the perspective-taking approach to being likable when conversing with another person. When talking to a colleague, for example, the goal is to show them that you understand them because you’


The good news is that being likable is fairly simply if you practice the skill of “perspective-taking.” The American philosopher George Herbert Mead called perspective-taking as having “the capacity to take the role of the other and to adopt alternative perspectives vis-à-vis oneself.” Generally, you can use the perspective-taking approach to being likable when conversing with another person. When talking to a colleague, for example, the goal is to show them that you understand them because you’
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Saying this 1 sentence will make you 19 percent more likable (and most people never do it)

The good news is that being likable is fairly simply if you practice the skill of “perspective-taking.”

The American philosopher George Herbert Mead called perspective-taking as having “the capacity to take the role of the other and to adopt alternative perspectives vis-à-vis oneself.” And the legendary psychologist Carl Rogers defined it as the ability to “perceive the internal frame of reference of another with accuracy, and with the emotional components and meanings which pertain thereto, as if one were the person, but without ever losing the ‘as if’ condition.”

Generally, you can use the perspective-taking approach to being likable when conversing with another person. When talking to a colleague, for example, the goal is to show them that you understand them because you’ve put yourself in their shoes.

It’s important to note what perspective-taking is, and what it isn’t.

Here’s what it isn’t:

Nodding vigorously

Mindlessly grunting, “Uh-huh,” “sure,” “I see” and so on

Placating by saying, “I know what you mean” (when you really don’t)

What it is, instead, is as simple as saying one sentence: “I can really put myself in your shoes.”


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Three options strategies for the week: February 19, 2019

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Allianz fourth-quarter net profit up 19 percent, in line with expectations

German insurer Allianz said on Friday that net profit rose 19 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, in line with expectations. Net profit attributable to shareholders of 1.697 billion euros ($1.92 billion) compares with the 1.715 billion euro profit forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll and is up from 1.427 billion euros a year ago. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Friday, Allianz CFO Giulio Terzariol said: “In our performance in 2018 we have been very capable (of managing


German insurer Allianz said on Friday that net profit rose 19 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, in line with expectations. Net profit attributable to shareholders of 1.697 billion euros ($1.92 billion) compares with the 1.715 billion euro profit forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll and is up from 1.427 billion euros a year ago. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Friday, Allianz CFO Giulio Terzariol said: “In our performance in 2018 we have been very capable (of managing
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Allianz fourth-quarter net profit up 19 percent, in line with expectations

German insurer Allianz said on Friday that net profit rose 19 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, in line with expectations.

Net profit attributable to shareholders of 1.697 billion euros ($1.92 billion) compares with the 1.715 billion euro profit forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll and is up from 1.427 billion euros a year ago.

Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Friday, Allianz CFO Giulio Terzariol said: “In our performance in 2018 we have been very capable (of managing) headwinds to achieve record results on most of our KPIs.”

He added that the bank expected the ECB to leave interest rates unadjusted.

“Because of the tension we might have – let’s say Italy and Brexit – and because of the economy we would expect interest rates to stay relatively flat in Europe, which is not necessarily an issue for us because we’ve been in this situation for a few years,” he said.


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European stocks fall as Apple guidance weighs on tech; AMS slips 19%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 index fell 0.64 percent during early morning trade, with most sectors and all major bourses in the red. Apple blamed a number of factors for the climbdown in guidance, including weakness in China’s economy and disappointing iPhone revenue. Apple suppliers in the continent also faltered, with shares of Austrian chipmaker AMS plunging 19 percent. South Korea’s Kospi slid almost 0.81 percent at the close as domestic Apple suppliers fell, while China’s Hang Seng index drop


The pan-European Stoxx 600 index fell 0.64 percent during early morning trade, with most sectors and all major bourses in the red. Apple blamed a number of factors for the climbdown in guidance, including weakness in China’s economy and disappointing iPhone revenue. Apple suppliers in the continent also faltered, with shares of Austrian chipmaker AMS plunging 19 percent. South Korea’s Kospi slid almost 0.81 percent at the close as domestic Apple suppliers fell, while China’s Hang Seng index drop
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European stocks fall as Apple guidance weighs on tech; AMS slips 19%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 index fell 0.64 percent during early morning trade, with most sectors and all major bourses in the red.

The biggest story for investors on Thursday was Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook’s letter to investors, in which he lowered the tech giant’s first-quarter revenue guidance to $84 billion, down from the $89 billion to $93 billion that had previously been forecast. The firm also lowered gross margin expectations to approximately 38 percent, down from a previously projected 38-38.5 percent.

Apple blamed a number of factors for the climbdown in guidance, including weakness in China’s economy and disappointing iPhone revenue. The news amplified fears of a downturn in global growth, as well as the effects of U.S.-Sino trade tensions on corporate earnings.

Europe’s tech sector suffered as a result, falling 2 percent. Apple suppliers in the continent also faltered, with shares of Austrian chipmaker AMS plunging 19 percent.

Looking at individual stocks, U.K. fashion retailer Next rose to the top of the European benchmark after reporting a jump in Christmas sales in the run-up to the Christmas holiday season. The firm posted a 9.2 percent rise in in-store sales and a 15.2 percent jump in online sales. Shares rose 6 percent.

Asian equities also tumbled Thursday, while U.S. futures pointed to a negative open. South Korea’s Kospi slid almost 0.81 percent at the close as domestic Apple suppliers fell, while China’s Hang Seng index dropped 0.22 percent. Dow futures, meanwhile, indicated a more than 300-point drop at the open, with S&P 500 futures falling 1.4 percent and Nasdaq futures down 2.6 percent.

Another focus for investors was an apparent “flash crash” in foreign exchange markets that saw the Japanese yen soar versus most major currencies within seconds. The U.S. dollar sank 1 percent against the yen, to 107.72.

Stateside, Congress and the White House failed to reach a funding deal Wednesday to end the partial government shutdown. The main source of contention for the two main parties is President Donald Trump’s demand for $5 billion to fund a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

Elsewhere, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said in an interview published Thursday that the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union poses an economic risk, although he added that he expected growth in Germany to continue.

According to a survey released by U.K. industry body the British Chambers of Commerce on Thursday, the percentage of services firms reporting a rise in domestic sales fell to the lowest level in two years in the fourth quarter.

In terms of data, the Swiss SVME Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 57.8 in December, beating expectations for a reading of 57.2. U.K. construction PMI and euro zone money supply figures are due later in the morning.


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Mark Cuban just bought a $19 million Laguna Beach vacation mansion — take a look inside

On Friday, Mark Cuban purchased a new $19 million vacation home in swanky Laguna Beach, California. The nearly 8,000-square-foot contemporary home is in the Montage Residences, where owners have access to the hotel’s amenities, including room service, housekeeping, the spa and the concierge. The $19 million transaction was the highest sale in the exclusive oceanfront community in 2018, according to sellers Villa Real Estate. Take a look inside.


On Friday, Mark Cuban purchased a new $19 million vacation home in swanky Laguna Beach, California. The nearly 8,000-square-foot contemporary home is in the Montage Residences, where owners have access to the hotel’s amenities, including room service, housekeeping, the spa and the concierge. The $19 million transaction was the highest sale in the exclusive oceanfront community in 2018, according to sellers Villa Real Estate. Take a look inside.
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Mark Cuban just bought a $19 million Laguna Beach vacation mansion — take a look inside

On Friday, Mark Cuban purchased a new $19 million vacation home in swanky Laguna Beach, California.

The nearly 8,000-square-foot contemporary home is in the Montage Residences, where owners have access to the hotel’s amenities, including room service, housekeeping, the spa and the concierge.

The $19 million transaction was the highest sale in the exclusive oceanfront community in 2018, according to sellers Villa Real Estate.

Take a look inside.


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Existing home sales up 1.9 percent in November

Existing home sales up 1.9 percent in November18 Hours AgoCNBC’s Diana Olick reports on new numbers on existing home sales and first time homebuyers.


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Existing home sales up 1.9 percent in November

Existing home sales up 1.9 percent in November

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CNBC’s Diana Olick reports on new numbers on existing home sales and first time homebuyers.


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Nvidia tumbles 19% after missing on revenue and guidance

Nvidia shares tumbled 18.8 percent at Friday’s close after missing on revenue and guidance in its third-quarter 2019 earnings report. The company missed analyst revenue expectations of $3.24 billion per Refinitiv, with the company recording $3.18 billion for the quarter. Revenue for Nvidia’s biggest segment, gaming, fell below the $1.89 billion FactSet consensus estimate, coming in at just $1.76 billion for the quarter. In the segment containing crypto-related revenue, Nvidia reported a 23 perce


Nvidia shares tumbled 18.8 percent at Friday’s close after missing on revenue and guidance in its third-quarter 2019 earnings report. The company missed analyst revenue expectations of $3.24 billion per Refinitiv, with the company recording $3.18 billion for the quarter. Revenue for Nvidia’s biggest segment, gaming, fell below the $1.89 billion FactSet consensus estimate, coming in at just $1.76 billion for the quarter. In the segment containing crypto-related revenue, Nvidia reported a 23 perce
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Nvidia tumbles 19% after missing on revenue and guidance

Nvidia shares tumbled 18.8 percent at Friday’s close after missing on revenue and guidance in its third-quarter 2019 earnings report.

The company missed analyst revenue expectations of $3.24 billion per Refinitiv, with the company recording $3.18 billion for the quarter. Guidance for the fourth quarter was $2.70 billion, plus or minus 2 percent, excluding certain items. That compares with the Refinitiv consensus estimate of $3.40 billion.

Surplus inventory weighed heavily on the company’s fourth-quarter guidance. On a call with analysts following the report Thursday, CEO Jensen Huang said it could take up to two quarters to move through the additional inventory.

“Our Q4 outlook for gaming reflects very little shipment in the midrange Pascal segment to allow channel inventory to normalize,” Chief Financial Officer Colette Kress said on the call. Revenue for Nvidia’s biggest segment, gaming, fell below the $1.89 billion FactSet consensus estimate, coming in at just $1.76 billion for the quarter.

In notes Friday, analysts expressed varying degrees of concern over the excess inventory, with some saying it would be a temporary problem. Others, such as Wells Fargo, said “investors will be frustrated”:

“While we can appreciate that NVIDIA’s weak F4Q19 outlook is impacted by a 1-2 quarter work-down of Pascal mid-range gaming card inventory in the channel (~$600M; assuming no sell-in in F4Q19 as crypto-related dynamics flush through the channel), coupled with a seasonal decline in game console builds, we think investors will be frustrated by NVIDIA’s comments exiting F2Q19 that: ‘…we [NVIDIA] see inventory at the lower-ends of our stack…inventory is well positioned for back-to-school and building season that’s coming up on F3Q19…’ ”

Susquehanna, which had predicted a decline in Nvidia’s cryptocurrency-related revenue, said the weak revenue and guidance “appears significantly larger than our sizable expectation.” In the segment containing crypto-related revenue, Nvidia reported a 23 percent year-over-year decline at $148 million, which still beat the FactSet consensus estimate of $102 million. The firm reduced its price target estimates from $230 to $210.

“While we have been the crypto-GPU bears on the Street, admittedly we were not patient enough to let this unwind fully play out, and may have also underestimated the size of this Ethereum GPU bubble,” Susquehanna wrote. “That said, we are long-term bulls on NVDA as we believe in the A.I. inference opportunity, pro-viz upgrade cycle and 7nm refresh coming this fall. While NVDA’s report was unexpectedly bad, there is one thing we know… AMD will likely be worse.”

Nvidia’s revenue and guidance miss appears to have an effect on one of its closest competitors in the computer chip space, Advanced Micro Devices. AMD also closed down 3.9 percent Friday.

— CNBC’s Jordan Novet contributed to this report.


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