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    Advising, Managing & Investing in Growth

    Over more than 25 years of paradigm shifts and business cycle volatility, GVA creates value for clients.

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    Drawing on public company CFO & Wall Street analyst experience, GVA serves such clients as The World Bank Group, Pharus Capital Management, and Mutualink.

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    GVA regularly contributes to & is a trusted source for such business media as CNBC, Bloomberg & BNN.

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GVA Research on CNBC’s Nightly Business Report: What Lies Ahead For Apple?

This quarter the crowd is calling for EPS of $1.91 vs. Wall Street’s $1.88, signaling YoY growth of 34%. Revenues are anticipated to come in at $51.359B as compared to Wall Street’s estimate for $50.798B, a 22% growth rate – What are you looking for and why? Are you forecasting higher numbers than Wall Street?

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GVA Research on BNN: Apple gaining momentum heading into the holiday season

This quarter the crowd is calling for EPS of $1.91 vs. Wall Street’s $1.88, signaling YoY growth of 34%. Revenues are anticipated to come in at $51.359B as compared to Wall Street’s estimate for $50.798B, a 22% growth rate – What are you looking for and why? Are you forecasting higher numbers than Wall Street?

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GVA Research Presentation at The 5th International Conference on Financial Services (IFS)

As part of our advisory work with The World Bank Group, GVA Research on Thurs 10/1/15 presented “Agriculture And Mobile Financial Services” in plenary session at The University of South Africa’s 5th International Conference on Financial Services. With the theme, “Leveraging Mobile Technology for Financial Inclusion”, the conference explored the pervasive nature of mobile technology in

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Twitter: Tank or Takeoff And The Rise of Internet Curation Engines

While TWTR’s turnaround most certainly requires greater clarity as to who will be its dedicated CEO (Jack Dorsey as CEO at both Twitter and Square is untenable, even though he is a TWTR co-founder), the challenges TWTR confronts were longer term in the making and there are distinct risks that current changes in technology may

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Google: Paving Path to Enhancing Shareholder Value Through New Corporate Structure

Recently, GVA Research was asked by Richard Waters from The Financial Times to comment on Google’s new corporate structure. An excerpt is below: Some on Wall Street read even more into the shake-up. Separating Google’s businesses under a holding company is the kind of thing that can lead eventually to breaking the company up, said

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GVA Research on BNN: Twitter’s Growing Pains

See my Shuffle Card to view the replay. (Here’s my entire GVA Research Deck.) Twitter: user growth, ad revenue The +15% year/year user growth to 316mm driving a +61% year/year revenue growth to $502mm was a momentary pleasant surprise serving to highlight the vitality of the TWTR platform and take investor attention away from issues such as the

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GVA Research on CNBC’s Nightly Business Report: Apple and Microsoft Earnings Announcements

Financial Snapshot: AAPL ($121.43) -FY15Q3 Rev/EPS actual – Revs $49.6bn (+33% y/y), EPS $1.85 (+44% y/y) -Valuation: P/E 13.4x FY15 EPS (0.58x PEG ratio), AAPL shares attractive as still early in major product cycles with iPhone6 and Apple Watch. AAPL – iPhone6 Shipments Fall Short Of Expectations, But Still Only 27% Of Installed Base Has

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GVA Research on BNN: Apple Falls after iPhone Shipments & Revenue miss forecasts

Here is the Card for the interview to watch it. (GVA on at 1min 50 seconds). Financial Snapshot: AAPL ($121.43) -FY15Q3 Rev/EPS actual – Revs $49.6bn (+33% y/y), EPS $1.85 (+44% y/y) -Valuation: P/E 13.4x FY15 EPS (0.58x PEG ratio), AAPL shares attractive as still early in major product cycles with iPhone6 and Apple Watch.

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GVA Research on Bloomberg Radio: AAPL & MSFT – Previewing June 2015 Quarter Results

Here is the full interview. Financial Snapshot: AAPL ($131.47) Rev/EPS forecast – Revs $54.0bn (+44% y/y), EPS $1.90 (+48% y/y) Valuation: P/E 14.5x FY15 EPS (0.63x PEG ratio), AAPL shares attractive as strength of product portfolio broadening with successful launch of Apple Watch. AAPL – iPhone6 Upgrade Cycle In 2Q15 Undented By PRC Stock Market Meltdown,

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GVA Research on CNBC Asia: Here’s why PayPal is a buy in the near term

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