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Sprint Corporation (S)

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  • Dec. 20, 2011, 9:05 AM
    Premarket gainers: CSIQ +27%. PGNX +26%. AIS +17%. SLXP +11%. S +7%. CLWR +7%. JEF +6%. ALU +6%. NOK +5%. DB +5%. RIO +5%. MT +4%. STD +4%. BBVA +4%. STM +4%. VHC +4%. GSS +4%. ANR +4%. MS +4%. ERIC +4%. BHP +3%. ZMH +3%. VALE +3%. ITUB +3%. SNE +3%. C +3%. VE +3%. X +3%. MU +3%. HAL +3%. SI +3%.
    Losers: TRGT -22%. RHT -8%. GFA -4%.
    | Dec. 20, 2011, 9:05 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 19, 2011, 6:43 PM
    Sprint (S) issues a statement in response to AT&T's (T) decision to end its bid to takeover T-Mobile (DTEGY.PK), calling it "the right decision for consumers, competition and innovation in the wireless industry." S now up 6% AH.
    | Dec. 19, 2011, 6:43 PM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 19, 2011, 4:43 PM
    AT&T (T) ends its bid to acquire T-Mobile (DTEGY.PK), taking a $4B Q4 charge for "break-up considerations." The two plan to enter a "mutually beneficial roaming agreement." T shares -0.5% AH, but Sprint (S) - which would have been relegated to a junior league carrier if the deal went through - shoots higher, +8.8%. (PR)
    | Dec. 19, 2011, 4:43 PM | 7 Comments
  • Dec. 15, 2011, 1:41 PM
    Nielsen estimates Americans ages 13-17 exchange a stunning 3,417 texts/month on average, while those ages 18-24 exchange 1,914 texts/month. While all this texting is leading to a decline in voice usage, carriers probably aren't complaining, given the sky-high profit margins attached to text messages. AT&T (T) ignited some controversy in August by eliminating a moderately-priced messaging plan. (previously)
    | Dec. 15, 2011, 1:41 PM | 3 Comments
  • Dec. 15, 2011, 9:05 AM
    Premarket gainers: SONO +27%. NVLS +23%. CEDC +17%. AMR +11%. RAD +5%. ACHC +6%. MTL +5%. ING +5%. GMCR +4%. DB +4%. FDX +4%. WLT +4%. ANR +5%. COV +4%. PBR +4%. NVS +3%. STD +3%. MS +3%. BCS +3%. CLWR +3%. RDN +3%. ARIA +3%. ARMH +3%. C +3%.
    Losers: AIS -22%. DECK -7%. DMND -7%.
    | Dec. 15, 2011, 9:05 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 14, 2011, 3:37 PM
    The Washington Post reports that execs from Carrier IQ are in DC today to meet with officials with the FTC to clear up controversial claims that the software company has placed code on smartphones to track user activity - either unintentionally or by design. Carriers AT&T (T -0.8%), Verizon (VZ -0.2%), and Sprint (S -3.4%) say they use the firm's software in line with their own privacy policies, while Apple (AAPL -2.2%) checks in on the issue by noting it plans to remove Carrier IQ software from future software updates.
    | Dec. 14, 2011, 3:37 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 14, 2011, 3:08 PM
    A recent government report found LightSquared's 4G network interrupted 75% of GPS receivers, boosting existing fears on the matter. LightSquared has responded by accusing a government official of selectively leaking data, while simultaneously offering concessions to placate regulators. Sprint (S) is hoping LightSquared has its way, while the opposite holds for partner Clearwire (CLWR), not to mention T and VZ.
    | Dec. 14, 2011, 3:08 PM | 3 Comments
  • Dec. 14, 2011, 2:47 PM
    Sprint (S -2.9%) enters a major multiyear marketing partnership with the NBA that will make it the "Official Wireless Service Partner" of the league. As part of the agreement, the company plans to create what it hopes will be the most engaging custom app for fans to follow their favorite teams including live coverage of games via ESPN's Sprint platform.
    | Dec. 14, 2011, 2:47 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 13, 2011, 9:05 AM
    Premarket gainers: SYNO +51%. YMI +23%. URBN +12%. AMR +12%. MBI +9%. MS 9+5 ARNA +5%. AINV +4%. DMND +3%. CLWR +3%. AEZS +3%. DRYS +3%.
    Losers: IVN -15%. BBY -8%. PSE -5%. IRE -3%.
    | Dec. 13, 2011, 9:05 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 8, 2011, 4:07 PM
    With Sprint (S -4.7%) continuing to pour money (I, II, III)  into Clearwire (CLWR -4%), a company some think it's held hostage by, might it be better off simply acquiring the 4G carrier and its spectrum assets? Gabelli thinks it's possible Sprint will do just that over the long haul, though it maintains a Neutral on Clearwire shares for the time being.
    | Dec. 8, 2011, 4:07 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 8, 2011, 9:02 AM
    Clearwire (CLWR) drops 7% after increasing the size of a recently-announced stock offering: an additional $50M in shares will be sold to the public, and Sprint (S), courtesy of its pro rata preemptive rights, will purchase nearly as much. Moreover, Clearwire is pricing its offering, which now totals almost $700M, at $2/share, below yesterday's close of $2.28.
    | Dec. 8, 2011, 9:02 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 8, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: PSUN +30%. AFFY +25%. GIII +19%. CEDC +11%. BPAX +6%. CJES +6%. AXL +6%. RDN +4%.
    Losers: WFR -8%. TSLA -8%. CLWR -7%. AMR -4%. AIG -4%. ALU -4%. BBEP -4%. LPL -4%. FRO -4%. NBG -4%. PPC -4%. NOK -4%. XTEX -3%. ARR -3%. EPD -3%. CREE -3%. SLT -3%. ING -3%.
    | Dec. 8, 2011, 9:00 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 7, 2011, 10:36 AM
    RBC cuts its rating on Sprint (S -3.1%) to Sector Perform, with a reduced price target to $3 from $4, writing that the company is entering its “peak cash burn” phase for several quarters with no likely “positive catalyst” during that time. RBC sees "significant uncertainty" around the pace of Network Vision 4G implementation and other planned technologies.
    | Dec. 7, 2011, 10:36 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 7, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: TLB +72%. MSO +33%. AMR +14%. FSLR +4%. CLWR +3%.
    Losers: ING -8%. VRA -7%. FRO -5%. CTIC -5%. NOK -3%. BBVA -3%. DB -3%. STD -3%.
    | Dec. 7, 2011, 9:00 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 6, 2011, 4:47 PM
    After opening lower on news of a major stock offering, Clearwire (CLWR) rallied, and finished the day up 11.1%; shares have now doubled from their October lows. Helix Investment is pounding the table for Clearwire: it thinks funding concerns are overblown as long as Clearwire can "hold Sprint (S) hostage," and believes a bankruptcy would actually unlock shareholder value, by forcing Clearwire to sell its valuable spectrum.
    | Dec. 6, 2011, 4:47 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 6, 2011, 11:54 AM
    Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) once again received the highest rating among nationwide carriers in Consumer Reports' annual customer satisfaction survey. Sprint (S) finished a close second, while AT&T (T) received the lowest marks for yet another year. However, it's added the happiest subscribers tend to be those signed up for prepaid plans, and/or with smaller service providers. (yesterday)
    | Dec. 6, 2011, 11:54 AM | 1 Comment
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Company Description
Sprint Corp is a communications company offering wireless and wireline communications products and services to individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers.