ALU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Alcatel-Lucent Gains over 8% on Possible Merger with Nokia - ...

    December 19, 2014
    Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) gained over 8% in yesterday's trading session following the news of a probable merger with the Nokia ...
  2. While the commodity super-cycle maybe slowing- or even dead- that doesn’t mean that natural resources shouldn’t be banished from your portfolio.

    Where To Look For Commodities Gains In The Year Ahead

    February 12, 2014
    While the commodity super-cycle maybe slowing- or even dead- that doesn’t mean that natural resources shouldn’t be banished ...
  3. Bull of the Day: Finisar (FNSR) - Bull of the Day

    January 17, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Finisar (FNSR) - Bull of the Day
  4. If Alcatel Can Keep This Up, The Turnaround Can Work

    July 31, 2013
    Alcatel's latest turnaround is off to a good start, and stronger edge routing and 100G should help.
  5. Apogee's 1Q Earnings Soar 133% Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Apogee Enterprises reported first-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings of 14 cents per share, up 133% y/y.
  6. Could Alcatel-Lucent's Restructuring Boost Ericsson Further?

    June 21, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent's latest restructuring plan could ultimately boost the fortunes of rival Ericsson
  7. Will A New Alcatel-Lucent Plan Lead To Better Results?

    June 19, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent's new plan sounds good, but the planning will be the easy part.
  8. Ciena And Carrier Spending – They're Baaa-aaack

    June 6, 2013
    Ciena's strong revenue and margin numbers for the quarter may be the beginning of a major new cycle.
  9. Alcatel-Lucent Looking At A Long Road, But Not Starting From ...

    April 29, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent has a long road back, but the IP keeps the company in the game.
  10. ADTRAN Looks To Rebound From A Pretty Miserable 2012

    April 10, 2013
    ADTRAN badly needs the long-awaited carrier spending recovery to unlock its value.
  11. Bharti Airtel to Buy Alcatel Stake - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    According to The Economic Times, Indian telco Bharti Airtel is set to acquire complete ownership of its joint venture (JV) ...
  12. Juniper Networks: A Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    January 2, 2013
    On January 1, 2013, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Why ...
  13. The Street Seems All In On Ciena's Recovery

    December 14, 2012
    Ciena disappoints again, but investors don't seem to mind.
  14. Is Alcatel-Lucent Playing Its Last Cards?

    December 12, 2012
    Alcatel's patents are valuable, but maybe the last asset of real value left.
  15. Earnings Preview: Cisco Systems - Analyst Blog

    November 12, 2012
    Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is scheduled to announce its first quarter fiscal 2013 results after the closing bell on November ...
  16. The Softbank-Sprint Tie-Up Seems Like Only The Beginning

    October 16, 2012
    SoftBank's bid for Sprint may not be ideal, but it will be good for shareholders eventually.
  17. Global X to Close 4 ETFs

    September 26, 2012
    Global X, the New York-based issuer of many international and specialized funds, announced recently that it will close out ...
  18. Ciena Still Trying To Translate Tech Into Prosperity

    September 4, 2012
    Ciena's guidance creates more doubt about the carrier capex environment.
  19. Analog Devices Still Crawling Along

    August 24, 2012
    Analog Devices is still in the doldrums.
  20. Big Movers on the Basic Materials Sector Today, Including CLF

    July 26, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 1.1%, the S&P 500 increasing 1.3% and the Dow climbing 1.4%. The basic ...
  21. Adtran And Its Peers Are Back To "Show Me" Status

    July 12, 2012
    Adtran continues to stagnate with weak carrier spending. I'd be seriously tempted to wait before buying these shares, but ...
  22. Acme Packet Another Company Waiting On The Carrier Revival

    May 7, 2012
    Acme Packet is suffering today, but this will be a great stock to own if/when the carrier spending rebound materializes and ...
  23. Comparing Metal Equity ETFs

    April 19, 2012
    Looking at the different metal commodity options for investors.
  24. Can Powerwave Live To Fight Another Day?

    March 26, 2012
    Powerwave is in serious trouble and survival is no sure thing.
  25. Use Aluminum To Play Rising Industrial Growth

    March 21, 2012
    As both industrial production and economic growth returns, aluminum could be the best way to play that surge.
  26. PC-Tel May Be Signaling "Buy"

    March 15, 2012
    PCTEL is an obscure tech company with an interesting security venture.
  27. GSI Technology Needs A Healthier Carrier And Networking Market

    March 12, 2012
    GSIT's narrow focus may limit its opportunities.
  28. Nokia Still Has Miles To Go

    January 27, 2012
    Nokia rallies on less-terrible results.
  29. Alcoa's Fourth Quarter The Best Of A Bad Situation

    January 11, 2012
    Alcoa is doing relatively well, but aluminum prices aren't helping matters.
  30. The Investment Prospects For Nokia

    November 29, 2011
    Confident investors who believe that this once-king can be among the future's royalty could be looking at significant multi-year ...
  31. Alcoa Sees Positive Long Term Future For Aluminum

    November 17, 2011
    Alcoa is confident of long term growth rates for Aluminum demand.
  32. Altera's Growth Story In A Pause

    October 25, 2011
    Altera's growth is lagging now, but the stock is undervalued. There's good long-term growth potential here.
  33. Alcatel-Lucent Still In The Fight

    May 10, 2011
    Margins are the key for Alcatel-Lucent now that revenue has picked up.
  34. 4 NYSE Stocks Showing Triple-Digit Growth

    May 9, 2011
    Here are four stocks that listed on the NYSE that boast returns of 100% or more.
  35. 4 NYSE Stocks Showing Double Digit Growth

    April 27, 2011
    Four stocks from four different industries that have already earned at least 50% in 2011.
  36. 4 NYSE Stocks Showing Double Digit Growth

    March 11, 2011
    Four stocks from four different industries that have already earned at least 50% in 2011.
  37. Aluminum Is Over The Hump

    December 22, 2010
    Is 2011 finally going to be the year aluminum stocks get past the hurdle? The signs say yes, and here's why.
  38. European Banks Lose Shirts In November 2010

    December 7, 2010
    European banks were at the center of the biggest losers on the NYSE during November 2010, as the market worries about soaring ...
  39. The Nuance Story Is Not All That Subtle

    November 24, 2010
    Nuance Communications is growing well enough, but red flags may deem it off-limits to some investors.
  40. Is There More To Aluminum Than Just Alcoa?

    October 12, 2009
    Is the aluminum market big enough for more than one giant?
  41. Do Buy Ratings Mean Cisco's a Sell?

    August 5, 2009
    A rebound in sales is now baked in to Cisco's stock price.
  42. Aluminum, From Rags To Riches

    May 8, 2009
    Last year's biggest losers could become this year's biggest winners.
  43. Book Value Bargains Or Just Plain Busted?

    March 18, 2009
    Companies trading under book value may be worth a look - assuming they aren't down for good reason.
  44. Cosmetics Companies Face New Consumer Reality

    November 6, 2008
    Old notions of cosmetics stocks being defensive are out the window as evidence mounts of a significant slump in global demand. ...
  45. Alcatel-Lucent Starting To Implode? (ALU)

    March 27, 2007
    Alcatel-Lucent was to be the world's largest telecom equipment company. It should have been a big success, but integration ...
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