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More on Nokia: Thanks partly to lower-than-expected opex and a €50M patent payment from...

More on Nokia: Thanks partly to lower-than-expected opex and a €50M patent payment from RIM, Q4 Devices and Services operating margin now expected be 0%-2%, above guidance of -2% to -10%. Margin for seasonally weak Q1 seen at -6% to +2%. Nokia Siemens sales were €4B (+5% Y/Y) with an op. margin of 13%-15% (lifted by a €30M patent payment), above prior guidance of 4%-12%. Q1 op. margin expected to be -1% to +7%. (PR)

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  • lost money
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    let the short die!
    10 Jan 2013, 09:42 AM Reply Like
  • DeepValueLover
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    Margin improvement REALLY needs to accelerate but not too bad a quarter.

     

    With profitability comes less of an emphasis on debt management and more of a priority on share buybacks. I'd like to see NOK retire about 1/2 of the outstanding float by 2016.

     

    Nokia could do more to wring cash out of its patents but this is a good start. Maybe its time to renegotiate with Apple for a larger slice of the royalty pie?

     

    If Elop announced a sale of the low margin business what with the good sentiment here that could really bolster reserves going into 2014.
    10 Jan 2013, 10:08 AM Reply Like
  • anari.learner
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    The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
    Mark Twain
    Nokia is here to stay.
    10 Jan 2013, 10:43 AM Reply Like
  • Cindywu1018
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    One minute ago I was thinking of adding more shares, upset by the 7% loss yesterday - an obvious WS manipulation, came the press release! I was too late.

     

    Home run! Long Nokia
    10 Jan 2013, 11:15 AM Reply Like
  • ted lujan
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    Time for short covering??
    24 Jan 2013, 11:56 AM Reply Like
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