October 5, 2022


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We’re ‘nearing peak bear sentiment’ on Massive Tech, analyst says

We’re ‘nearing peak bear sentiment’ on Massive Tech, analyst says

The promoting strain in tech shares amid slowing development and rising rates of interest is so brutal that an finish must be in sight, in keeping with one tech analyst.

“Our conversations with institutional buyers is clearly very adverse [on Big tech stocks],” Piper Sandler tech analyst Brent Bracelin mentioned on Yahoo Finance Dwell (video above). “People proceed to be very involved round growing world danger. That mentioned, my private view is, it looks like we’re sort of nearing peak bear sentiment.”

Tech carnage is wherever one seems proper now.

All members of the carefully watched FAAMG (Fb, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google) complicated, in addition to Tesla and Netflix, are down greater than 10% yr up to now. Tesla has dropped 18% in April alone as drama round CEO Elon Musk shopping for Twitter unfolds, and Netflix is down a whopping 68% yr up to now following a lackluster first quarter and weak subscriber steering.

Alphabet did not assist its trigger on Tuesday night, posting a uncommon earnings miss on a shortfall for YouTube gross sales. The inventory, among the many most lively tickers on the Yahoo Finance platform, additionally fell 3.75% in Wednesday’s session.

A uncommon shiny spot in tech this week is Microsoft as shares rose 4.8% on Wednesday after an earnings beat. However, the corporate’s inventory has shed 15.8% thus far this yr.

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Fintechs have not been spared both, as Yahoo Finance’s Ines Ferre reviews.

PayPal is hovering round a 52-week low, and Robinhood’s inventory continues to suck wind because it struggles with execution points (together with shedding 9% of its workforce).

General, the Nasdaq Composite has shed 20% thus far in 2022 — on Tuesday, the Nasdaq notched its worst session since September 2020 — and the S&P has declined 12% yr up to now.

Bracelin says sentiment is so adverse on Massive Tech that the purpose could also be nearing the place it is smart to purchase.

“Everyone seems to be universally bearish,” Bracelin mentioned. “Usually when you have got all buyers on one aspect of the boat, that’s usually when the boat flips. There may be in all probability extra danger for the following two quarters round slight adjustments to the numbers, factoring in these growing world dangers. However from a sentiment perspective, it is exhausting to see how issues can get extra bearish from right here.”

Brian Sozzi is an editor-at-large and anchor at Yahoo Finance. Observe Sozzi on Twitter @BrianSozzi and on LinkedIn.

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