Gary Bourgeault
Long only, research analyst, portfolio strategy, media

Diebold Still Has A Long Way To Go

When Diebold (NYSE:DBD) changed management last year, it was largely because of the lethargy and lack of urgency of the existing management, as well as the need for a leader with entrepreneurial experience and expertise in the software field.

At that time it appeared the company was going to do some quick fixes, but the problems it faces, even with a number of changes being implemented, are so large it will take a number of years to turn things around, even though they're being more aggressively handled.

The company has reiterated its primary focus will be on cost, cash, acquiring talent and growth. Of those four, the two it is primarily focusing on at this time are...

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