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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:S’


Elan Corporation, plc (ADR) (ELN), Actavis Inc (ACT): Billionaire James Dinan Liked Pharmaceuticals Last Quarter

Several weeks after the end of each quarter, hedge funds and other major investors are required to file 13Fs with the SEC to disclose many of their long......(read more)

Sprint Corporation (S), QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM): Billionaire Leon Cooperman Bought More Communications Tech Last Quarter

Our research shows that the most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds earn an average excess return of 18 percentage points per year (learn more......(read more)
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (ALU), Sprint Corporation (S): Three Companies Trying to Regain Their Focus

“Lose your focus, lose your shirt,” is what my marketing professor used to say. When a company focuses on what it does best, it stays lean and beats......(read more)

Google Inc (GOOG), eBay Inc (EBAY), NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI): How To Profit From ‘The Death Of Cash’

The Wall Street crowd is starting to get the picture. On the cover of a recent issue of Fortune magazine: “The Death of Cash,” there was an......(read more)
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM)

Broadcom Corporation (BRCM), China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (CHL): A Few More Reasons Why This Stock Was Unfairly Punished

In the previous part of this post, I’d explained why the Street was overly negative about Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM)’s second-quarter performance......(read more)
AT&T Inc.

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): The Tangled Web of Mobile Pricing Plans

Hey, Fools, have you been watching your smartphone bills growing faster than kudzu and wondering if changing plans could slow down the money hemorrhaging......(read more)
Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP)

Left Alone, Leap Wireless International, Inc. (LEAP) Needed a Buyer — Badly

This year has seen a lot of consolidation within the domestic wireless telecommunications industry. Carriers were partnering left and right; T MOBILE......(read more)
Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX)

Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX): A Few Solid Reasons Why This Stock Should Be in Your Portfolio

Having a well-diversified semiconductor company in your portfolio can help your returns improve. Why? Because semiconductors are the basic building blocks......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Visa Inc (V), Google Inc (GOOG): 3 Good Reasons Mobile Wallets Aren’t Catching On

Despite the best efforts of titans like Visa Inc (NYSE:V), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), and communication giants like AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and Verizon......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Sprint Nextel Corporation (S) Story About Time-Value of Money

Earlier this month Sprint-Nextel became Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S), with Softbank completing its acquisition of 72% of the shares at $7.65/each......(read more)

T MOBILE US INC (TMUS) Needs a Long-Term Plan

Several months ago, T MOBILE US INC (NYSE:TMUS) unveiled a new pricing strategy aimed at winning customers back from larger rivals Verizon Communications......(read more)
TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TQNT)

TriQuint Semiconductor (TQNT): A Smartphone Play You Would Regret Missing

If TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TQNT)’s second-quarter report was a litmus test, then the company passed it with flying colors. After a string of......(read more)
AT&T Inc.

Dividends Change the Game for AT&T Inc. (T) Shareholders

The wealth-building power of compound interest will never cease to amaze me. It’s a story of patience and attention to detail, where small, short......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Sprint Nextel Corporation (S): Which of These 3 Phone Firms Should You Avoid?

Telecommunications is a tricky field with high operating expenses that can leave companies drowning in red ink. While providing service to phone users......(read more)
Most Valuable Brands in 2013

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Sprint Nextel Corporation (S) – Telecom’s Big Three: Room for Growth?

The ‘Big Three’ of the wireless carrier world, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) and Sprint Nextel Corporation......(read more)

T MOBILE US INC (TMUS) Nixes Down Payments, Ups Some Monthly Fees

NEW YORK (AP) — T MOBILE US INC (NYSE:TMUS) said Friday that it is temporarily eliminating upfront payments on new phones, but it is increasing......(read more)

T MOBILE US INC (TMUS), Sprint Nextel Corporation (S): Wireless Underdogs Keep Setting the Industry’s Pace

The big boys don’t always set the pace of the race. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) are America’s largest......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

AT&T Inc. (T) Stops Showing Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Cards

Domestic carrier iPhone activations have proven to be a useful tool for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) investors. The figures are inexact on a quarterly basis......(read more)

DISH Network Corp (DISH)’s Options in the Telecom Arena Are Thinning

When telecom behemoth AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) decided to make a bid for Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP), the takeaway was less about the......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Sprint Nextel Corporation (S), AT&T Inc. (T): How Do These Phone Companies Line Up?

Making the decision about which phone company is best for you to invest in depends on a few factors. First, it is important that the company is able......(read more)
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), Tiffany & Co. (TIF) & Sprint Nextel Corporation (S): Today’s Three Best Stocks

True to a Seinfeld episode, bad news means rising stock prices in today’s bizarre trading environment. The reason for the modest upside in the broad......(read more)
RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH)

Why RadioShack Corporation (RSH) Earnings Will Stay Stuck in the Red

RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) will release its quarterly report on Tuesday, and for investors who’ve seen the value of their shares decline......(read more)
Most Valuable Brands in 2013

Should You Leap Wireless International, Inc. (LEAP) Into Action With AT&T Inc. (T)?

In another sign of the continuing consolidation in the telecommunications industry, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) recently indicated that it wants to scoop up......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation

Sprint Nextel Corporation (S), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): The $100 Billion Bankruptcy

On this day in economic and business history … On July 21, 2002, WorldCom declared what was at the time the largest bankruptcy in American history......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)’s Expansive 4G Rollout Gives It an Edge in Video Streaming Business

As far as 4G LTE goes, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is the top U.S carrier. It has managed to follow through on a momentous rollout in more......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Softbank Armors Sprint Nextel Corporation (S) to Fight Its Wireless Rivals

The three-way merger involving Softbank, Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) and Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR) has finally been completed. The third......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), AT&T Inc. (T), Sprint Nextel Corporation (S): Should You Put Telecom Stocks on Hold?

How should you “call” telecom stocks? Should investors answer or hang up? Clearly, each company has advantages and disadvantages. By analyzing......(read more)
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM)

Broadcom Corporation (BRCM): Today’s Three Worst Stocks

Stocks traded modestly higher on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made it abundantly clear to Congress and the public that the central......(read more)
Most Valuable Brands in 2013

AT&T Inc. (T): Better Equipped to Face the Competition

With every passing day, as the competition gets stronger, more and more companies are looking to integrate with other similar companies offering complementary......(read more)
Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC)

Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC), Mosaic Co (MOS): Today’s Three Worst Stocks

“What goes up must come down.” “All streaks must come to an end.” These two common phrases have held up pretty well over time,......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Sprint Nextel Corporation (S): Is This Stock Still the Best Telecom Opportunity?

For more than a year, no one was more bullish on Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) than myself. In 2012, I chose Sprint as my “Value of the Year”......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

One Advantage Sprint Nextel Corporation (S) Now Has Over AT&T Inc. (T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

While Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Wireless and AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) continue to dominate the domestic wireless industry, Sprint Nextel Corporation......(read more)
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

Did Leap Wireless International, Inc. (LEAP) Get a Fair Price From AT&T Inc. (T)?

Investors of Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP) must be quite happy, as the company soared by 109% to nearly $16.70 per share in one day.......(read more)
Most Valuable Brands in 2013

Leap Wireless International, Inc. (LEAP): AT&T Inc. (T) Makes a Leap of Faith

The great carrier consolidation of 2013 continues! There had always been speculation of what a great fit Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP......(read more)
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

AT&T Inc. (T) Makes the Leap for More Spectrum

Ever since a consortium of companies paid a gazillion dollars for bankrupt Nortel Networks’ assets — only to be trumped a short time later......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Daniel Loeb, Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Credit Suisse......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Keeps Gaining Smartphone Momentum

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone is finally making a dent in the market. After initially launching in 2010 with an innovative new tile......(read more)
Most Valuable Brands in 2013

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Which of These 3 Telecoms Should You Dial Up?

Telecom companies are generally quite generous with their shareholders. Let’s look into three major U.S. telecom companies to find out which rises......(read more)
Apple Inc. (AAPL)

The Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone Can’t Fix T MOBILE US INC (TMUS)’s Identity Crisis

Getting the right to offer the iPhone no longer has the power to lift a mobile carrier above the rest of the field. Despite making their pacts with Apple......(read more)
Most Valuable Brands in 2013

AT&T Inc. (T), Sprint Nextel Corporation (S): The Return of the MVNO

A mobile virtual network operator, or MVNO, is a wireless communications services provider that does not own the radio spectrum or wireless network infrastructure......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Sprint Nextel Corporation (S)’s Acquisition Triangle: A Stronger Future Together?

In today’s time when competition turns fiercer day by day, one way that big companies are trying to deal with this situation is by buying other smaller......(read more)
Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB), Sprint Nextel Corporation (S), Molycorp Inc (MCP): Three Stocks to Put on Your Short List

Shorting stocks can often get a bad rap in the media, but the reality is that it plays a vital role in the market. Without short-selling, there would......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Sprint Nextel Corporation (S) Investors Want Out

With the FCC giving a thumbs up for SoftBank to acquire Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) and Sprint to swallow Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR),......(read more)
Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s iPhone Is Already Surging at T MOBILE US INC (TMUS)

That didn’t take long. Just months after finally getting the iPhone in its lineup, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s device is already surging at......(read more)

Should You Buy Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (ADR) (TKC)?

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (ADR) (NYSE:TKC) shareholders have witnessed an increase in hedge fund interest lately. In the eyes of most stock holders......(read more)

Telefonica Brasil SA (ADR) (VIV): Insiders Aren’t Crazy About It

Telefonica Brasil SA (ADR) (NYSE:VIV) shareholders have witnessed an increase in enthusiasm from smart money lately. To most stock holders, hedge funds......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

After Losing Sprint Nextel Corporation (S) Bid, What’s the Next Target?

DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH)’s attempts to acquire Clearwire and Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) have failed. It was outbid on both occasions......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Sell AT&T Inc. (T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Sprint Nextel Corporation (S) Has an Overwhelming Advantage

So now we all know that Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) is going to be bought out by SoftBank, and that Sprint will also buy out Clearwire. The super......(read more)

Sprint Nextel Corporation (S), Life Technologies Corp. (LIFE): What Can a Top Hedge Fund’s Top 2 Holdings Do For You?

John Paulson, the billionaire hedge fund manager, is known for maintaining an impressive strength during the sub-prime crisis of 2008. His firm, Paulson......(read more)
AT&T Inc.

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): The Explosive Mobile Growth of the U.S. Is Past

The mobile-phone market in the U.S. appears to have peaked. The networks added just 200,000 postpaid subscribers and about 1 million no-contract customers......(read more)