All Posts Tagged With: "T"

(NVTL) Novatel Wireless Remains Neutral

We reiterate our long-term Neutral recommendation on Novatel Wireless Inc. (NVTL) as we believe that the stock is currently fairly valued. The company posted mixed financial results for the first quarter of 2013. While the total revenue...

7Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (NVTL) Novatel Wireless Remains Neutral | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications Shares Still in Neutral Lane

On May 22, we maintained our Neutral recommendation on Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), owing to its growth opportunities within the telecom sector, strong subscriber additions and expansion of the business line. However, the company...

23Aug2013 | | Comments Off on (VZ) Verizon Communications Shares Still in Neutral Lane | Continued

(T) AT&T to Connect Republic Services

AT&T Inc. (T), the second-largest telecom operator in the U.S., will connect Republic Services Inc.’s (RSG) waste management employees with its Enhanced Push-to-Talk...

21Aug2013 | | Comments Off on (T) AT&T to Connect Republic Services | Continued

(DISH) DISH Network to Acquire More Airwave

A recent Bloomberg report stated that satellite-TV operator DISH Network Corp. (DISH) has made an offer of $2 billion to purchase the wireless frequencies of the bankrupt wireless wholesale service provider LightSquared Inc. However,...

1Aug2013 | | Comments Off on (DISH) DISH Network to Acquire More Airwave | Continued

(VIAB) Viacom Remains Neutral

We reiterate our long-term Neutral recommendation on Viacom Inc. (VIAB). The company reported mixed financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. While the net income beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate, revenues fell below...

26Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (VIAB) Viacom Remains Neutral | Continued

(S) Softbank Softens Sprint Deal Terms

Japanese cellphone company SoftBank Corp. has finally loosened its proposed terms with Sprint Nextel Corp. (S), providing the latter a scope to consider DISH Network’s (DISH)...

20Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (S) Softbank Softens Sprint Deal Terms | Continued

(T) Streaks, Observations and Notes

I have a few observations and notes to share this week.

The first is the streak of winning Tuesdays. Until two days ago, the Dow Jones industrial average rose on 20 consecutive Tuesdays. According to Bespoke Investment Group, this was the longest such streak since at least 1900. It may be the...

15Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (T) Streaks, Observations and Notes | Continued

(CMCSA) Comcast Expands Business Services

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), the largest cable TV operator in the U.S., is quickly shifting its focus from the small-sized business segment to the mid-sized business segment. Recently, the company entered into a deal with hospitality...

29Jun2013 | | Comments Off on (CMCSA) Comcast Expands Business Services | Continued

(AAPL) T-Mobile Hikes iPhone Rates

The fourth-largest carrier in the U.S., T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) recently decided to hike the installment payment rates of Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) iPhone 5 by $50,...

14Jun2013 | | Comments Off on (AAPL) T-Mobile Hikes iPhone Rates | Continued

(DISH) DISH Network to Offer Senior Notes

The second-largest satellite TV operator in the U.S., DISH Network Corp.’s (DISH) subsidiary, DISH DBS Corporation, plans to offer senior notes worth $2.5 billion subject to market and other conditions. This is the second debt sale...

11Jun2013 | | Comments Off on (DISH) DISH Network to Offer Senior Notes | Continued

(S) Sprint Nextel Acquires Handmark Incorporated

Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) recently acquired Handmark Inc., a Kansas City-based developer and distributor of mobile applications, along with its subsidiary OneLouder Apps Inc. Both these companies are expected to aid Sprint’s Pinsight...

24May2013 | | Comments Off on (S) Sprint Nextel Acquires Handmark Incorporated | Continued

(ADTN) ADTRAN to Enhance Shareholder Value

In an attempt to enhance shareholders’ return, communication network solution provider, ADTRAN Inc. (ADTN) announced that its board of directors has authorized an additional share repurchase plan. The new plan will commence following...

23May2013 | | Comments Off on (ADTN) ADTRAN to Enhance Shareholder Value | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications to Boost Small Cell Network

The largest wireless carrier in the U.S., Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) announced that it will use the small cell products of its existing equipment vendors Ericsson AB (ERIC)...

23May2013 | | Comments Off on (VZ) Verizon Communications to Boost Small Cell Network | Continued

(T) AT&T Slashes Smartphone Prices

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (T) is introducing new promotional plans to accelerate smartphone sales.  The company will offer a $100 rebate on the purchase of a new smartphone in exchange for an older one. The offer is available on newly...

18May2013 | | Comments Off on (T) AT&T Slashes Smartphone Prices | Continued

(T) AT&T Offers Home Security

Leading telecom company AT&T Inc. (T) will unveil the Digital Life package, its home security and automation service, on May 3, in 15 cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Miami. The new product includes security...

16May2013 | | Comments Off on (T) AT&T Offers Home Security | Continued

(S) Sprint to Kill iDEN at End Of June 2013

Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) is all set to achieve its goal of terminating integrated digital enhanced network (iDEN) network at the end of Jun 2013, as scheduled almost a year earlier. With this move, the company aims to concentrate on the...

6May2013 | | Comments Off on (S) Sprint to Kill iDEN at End Of June 2013 | Continued

(AKAM) Akamai Technologies’ First Quarter Earnings Were Impressive

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) reported earnings of 51 cents per share, which jumped 41.7% from the year-ago quarter and 2.0% from the previous quarter. Earnings met the mid-point of management’s guided range...

3May2013 | | Comments Off on (AKAM) Akamai Technologies’ First Quarter Earnings Were Impressive | Continued

(RSH) RadioShack: Will It Beat Earnings?

RadioShack Corp. (RSH) – a popular consumer electronics specialty retailer – is set to release its first-quarter 2013 results before the opening bell on Apr 23, 2013.

In the last quarter, the company delivered a 300% earnings...

2May2013 | | Comments Off on (RSH) RadioShack: Will It Beat Earnings? | Continued

(DISH) Dish Network Corporation Sees Possible Credit Downgrade by Moody’s

Credit rating agency, Moody’s Investors Service has put the U.S. based satellite service provider, Dish Network Corp. (DISH) on review for a possible downgrade. This decision by the agency is in response to DISH’s proposal to...

2May2013 | | Comments Off on (DISH) Dish Network Corporation Sees Possible Credit Downgrade by Moody’s | Continued

(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Receives Revised Deal Term

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS) has received another bid offer from T-Mobile USA, subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG to woo shareholders who stood against the proposed merger. Last week, T-Mobile, in its final offer to MetroPCS,...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (PCS) MetroPCS Communications Receives Revised Deal Term | Continued

(IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

22Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview | Continued

(SJR) Shaw Communications Beats Earnings

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) declared better financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. GAAP net income from continuing operations was $182 million, up 2.2% year over year. GAAP net earnings per share were 38 cents,...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (SJR) Shaw Communications Beats Earnings | Continued

(T) AT&T Offers New Calling Plan

Premier telecommunication company AT&T Inc. (T) announced the launch of its latest international calling facility for a select group of customers. Starting Apr 12, the company’s GoPhone subscribers will enjoy a new global calling...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (T) AT&T Offers New Calling Plan | Continued

(IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

19Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications and Cox Bundle Services

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) has tied up with Cox Communications to offer bundled service packages consisting of video, phone and Internet in Phoenix and Las Vegas. Customers will now be able to access video, Internet and home phone...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (VZ) Verizon Communications and Cox Bundle Services | Continued

(AAPL) T-Mobile Drives Subscriber Growth

T-Mobile USA – the fourth-largest telecom carrier in the U.S. and also a business arm of Germany’s Deutsche Telekom AG – reported an improvement in subscriber growth in the ongoing financial quarter.

T-Mobile USA gained 3,000 subscribers in the first quarter of 2013 as compared with...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (AAPL) T-Mobile Drives Subscriber Growth | Continued

(T) AT&T Eyes High-Speed Fiber Plan

AT&T Inc.(T) – the second largest telecom operator in the U.S. just after Verizon Communication Inc. (VZ) – recently announced its plan to build a high-speed fiber...

13Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (T) AT&T Eyes High-Speed Fiber Plan | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – Mar 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and provide competitive advantages. But the complex marketplaces in which companies perform demand a host of other functions as well. This...

4Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – Mar 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and provide competitive advantages. But the complex marketplaces in which companies perform demand a host of other functions as well. This...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(LTD) Retail Industry Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

Retailers procure goods in large quantities directly from manufacturers or wholesalers and sell these in smaller quantities to customers through retail shops or online. As consumer spending is the key to the viability of any economy, the health of the retail industry is an important economic indicator.

As...

23Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (LTD) Retail Industry Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued