A humorous have a look at the businesses that caught our eye, for higher or worse, this week. Rogers Communications (DOG) Miss watching sports activities? Rogers shareholders really feel your ache. With no professional hockey, baseball or basketball being performed in the course of the second quarter, the proprietor of the Sportsnet TV community and Toronto Blue Jays baseball membership suffered a 50-per-cent tumble in media income as advertisers slashed spending. Making issues worse, Rogers’ wi-fi enterprise suffered from decrease subscriber additions, weaker demand for system upgrades and a drop in roaming income as international journey floor to a halt. Now that leagues are resuming play, Rogers shareholders may lastly have one thing to cheer about. However will Leafs followers? RCI.B – TSX Story continues beneath commercial Tesla (DOG) Issues which were going nowhere however up: 1) World coronavirus instances; 2) Joe Biden’s ballot numbers; 3) Tesla’s stock price. Nicely, till this week, anyway. Even after the electrical automotive maker reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings of US$104-million or 50 US cents a share and – because of posting its fourth consecutive quarter of income – now qualifies for inclusion within the S&P 500 Index, buyers took benefit of the stock’s large rally to lock in income. What, P/E of 180 too excessive for ya? TSLA – Nasdaq Snap (DOG) For Snap, the coronavirus pandemic has introduced blended outcomes. When lockdowns began, the corporate’s social-media platform, Snapchat, noticed an uptick in each day lively customers as individuals sought methods to remain linked. However “this initial lift dissipated faster than we anticipated,” CFO Derek Andersen mentioned. With second-quarter consumer progress coming in beneath expectations and advertising-friendly elements such because the back-to-school season and new movie releases “unlikely to materialize in the same way they have in prior years,” buyers made a snap choice to promote the stock. SNAP – NYSE Lemonade (DOG) Enterprise quiz! Lemonade Inc. is: a) an organization that wholesales frozen concentrated lemonade, orange juice and fruit punch to retailers throughout the US; b) a fast-growing lemonade stand enterprise began by an 11-year-old Harvard MBA graduate; c) a web based home-insurance firm whose shares have rocketed larger since its July 2 IPO at US$29 – apart from this week when buyers determined to squeeze some income from Lemonade’s stock. Reply: c. LMND – NYSE Intel (DOG) You may say Intel buyers have a chip on their shoulder. Within the newest manufacturing setback for the corporate, Intel mentioned it’s delaying the discharge of its next-generation 7-nanometre chips by a yr to late 2022 or early 2023, citing flaws within the manufacturing course of. The disappointing information – mixed with weaker-than-expected earnings steering – despatched Intel’s stock down sharply. Nevertheless it gave a lift to shares of rival AMD, which already sells 7-nm chips. “This, our 45th Intel earnings call, was the worst we have seen in our career covering the company,” wrote Bernstein analyst Stacy Rasgon. Inform us how you actually really feel. Story continues beneath commercial INTC – Nasdaq Be sensible together with your cash. Get the most recent investing insights delivered proper to your inbox 3 times per week, with the Globe Investor e-newsletter. Join right this moment.