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  • Drop In Alcatel-Lucent Spells Opportunity [View article]
    Alcatel-Lucent announces early repayment of USD 1,750 million senior secured credit facility and release of attached pledges

    Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU – the “Company”) has announced today that its affiliate Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. has repaid - on 19 August 2014 - early and in full, the senior secured credit facility of an initial principal amount of USD 1,750 million entered into on 30 January 2013.

    Paris, France, August 20, 2014

    http://bit.ly/XCYfMz

    this and S&P upgrade Alu's credit rating from B- to B
    should have apositve effect on Alu's share price

    S&P is expected to announce another update after the repayment of usd-1750-million-senio...
    Aug 21 11:28 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent: It's Just A Question Of Quarters Before Cash Flow Improves [View article]
    Nicéephore, Alu's restructure has been going on and on for years, but this time it looks that there are some positive results and real saving on fixed cost (90 million during T2)
    so, it seems that here is a little light at the end of this deep restructure tunnel
    Aug 19 11:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]
    and in S&P upgrade Notes, they said " The upgrade primarily reflects our expectation that Alcatel-Lucent is on track with its restructuring program to sustainability improve its operating margins in 2014 and 2015. In addition, the group has sharply reduced its interest costs and improved its liquidity by refinancing expensive debt instruments with cheaper long-term debt. As a result, we now expect a marked improvement in the group's interest cover ratios in the next 12 months, as well as almost break-even free operating cash flow (OTCQB:FOCF) in 2015, compared with negative FOCF of about €0.7 billion in 2014."
    that should have a positive effect on the share price in days and weeks to come (I HOPE)
    Aug 18 04:03 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent: It's Just A Question Of Quarters Before Cash Flow Improves [View article]
    S&P has upgraded ALu's rating from B= to B
    and they alsoe said " The upgrade primarily reflects our expectation that Alcatel-Lucent is on track with its restructuring program to sustainability improve its operating margins in 2014 and 2015. In addition, the group has sharply reduced its interest costs and improved its liquidity by refinancing expensive debt instruments with cheaper long-term debt. As a result, we now expect a marked improvement in the group's interest cover ratios in the next 12 months, as well as almost break-even free operating cash flow (OTCQB:FOCF) in 2015, compared with negative FOCF of about €0.7 billion in 2014."
    that should have a positive effect on the share price in days and weeks to come
    Aug 18 04:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]
    yes Enersaver, S&P upgrade should and i hope it will give Alu shars a boost
    as S&P Said "Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long-term corporate credit ratings on French-American telecommunications equipment supplier Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) and its subsidiary Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. to 'B' from 'B-'. The outlook is stable. We also affirmed the 'B' short-term rating on Alcatel-Lucent"
    ....."We raised our issue ratings on Alcatel-Lucent's recently issued €688 million and €460 million convertible bonds to 'B' from 'B-'. The recovery rating on the bonds is '4', indicating our view of average (30%-50%) recovery prospects in the event of a payment default.

    We also raised our issue ratings on the group's remaining senior unsecured debt instruments to 'B' from 'CCC+' and removed them from CreditWatch with positive implications. The recovery rating on these debt instruments is '4', reflecting our expectation of average (30%-50%) recovery for debtholders in the event of a payment default.

    The upgrade primarily reflects our expectation that Alcatel-Lucent is on track with its restructuring program to sustainably improve its operating margins in 2014 and 2015. In addition, the group has sharply reduced its interest costs and improved its liquidity by refinancing expensive debt instruments with cheaper long-term debt. As a result, we now expect a marked improvement in the group's interest cover ratios in the next 12 months, as well as almost break-even free operating cash flow (OTCQB:FOCF) in 2015, compared with negative FOCF of about €0.7 billion in 2014.".......

    http://bit.ly/1oUYVlL

    So in the next a few days, we should see Alu share price is in the rang of 3.5 and up towrds 3.80 +
    that is if the stock is not held down by ??????
    Aug 18 03:43 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]
    in 6 month (6-8) is kind of high hope
    but if the plan continue to bring fruits,
    by the end of T4 Alu should be worth around 4 to 4.30
    if during 2015 and after T2 T3 all goes well with plan, Alu should reach 4.50 4.75
    I HOPE
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    us
    Alcatel Lucent (NYSE:ALU) After Hours Trading
    ALU $3.21* 0.03 0.94% - data as of 08/15/2014 17:25
    Aug 15 05:49 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]


    Alu may be manipulated by HF computers
    who buy 1 share as it show on the pre market below?

    Pre-Market Time (NYSE:ET) Pre-Market Price Pre-Market Share Volume
    07:37 $ 3.21 1
    07:37 $ 3.21 1
    07:37 $ 3.21 1
    07:37 $ 3.21 1
    07:37 $ 3.22 High 4

    Read more: http://bit.ly/1oA5RdV
    Aug 15 07:45 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent: It's Just A Question Of Quarters Before Cash Flow Improves [View article]
    may be there is some light at the end of this deep and long tunnel

    Alcatel-Lucent rural U.S. LTE overlay contract may ease investors'
    concerns
    http://bit.ly/1Ae5cS0 -overlay-contract-may-...
    Aug 13 01:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]
    i hope that the following will help

    Alcatel-Lucent rural U.S. LTE overlay contract may ease investors'
    concerns
    http://bit.ly/1Ae5cS0 -overlay-contract-may-...
    Aug 13 01:00 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]
    here is a good example of a confident director
    he put his money where his mouth is, not just talk and promises

    AT&T director buys over $1M worth of sharesAug 11 2014, 18:46 ET | About: AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)http://bit.ly/1pnSRao f-shares?uprof=11#emai...

    ask Why Michel combes, Jean Raby and others do not buy Alu's shares?
    at this price?
    if they are so confident in thier plan and that they will bring free positve cash flow by 2015

    MR COMBES SHOW THE WORLED THAT YOU ARE CONFIDENT
    Aug 11 09:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]
    ICAP Patent Brokerage Enlisted by Alcatel-Lucent to Accelerate Patent Monetization Via Auction of 820-plus Patents Covering Key
    http://bloom.bg/1v7ZiTx

    will this help in any way
    Aug 5 05:35 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]
    Enersavr, that is what i think too and i i hope we are right
    but the number and volume of short sellers, make big loses day after day, - 5%, - 6% those are big loses on one day, other tech stock they go down when when the market is down, but -.03, -.5, -1%, but alu lose is huge on daily basis, there must be something we do not know that those guys know, otherwise how can they short it day after day with such big %
    Aug 5 02:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Alcatel-Lucent Earnings [View article]
    i am long Alu since 2000, went through the reverse split 7:1
    and will only break even if Alu reaches 8.75, and that is what i am hoping for.
    but how Alu with approx 6.75 billions in debts can reach 8.75, if Nokia with all the Billions in cash they got does reach that level?
    it seems that the market and the big player (the Short Sellers) Has put a Cap on Alu's price, and any news (for them) are not good news
    or may be they know better and have access to some inside info.
    Q1 results was Ok ALu Beat the estimates, Alu's share price went down
    Q2 results was not all that Bad, there are some Good Progress, But Alu's share price went Down drastically
    what will happen when results of Q3 comes up?
    Alu May go down again, it does not matter what, + or -

    i know it is only a dream and a hope
    Aug 4 09:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent: It's Just A Question Of Quarters Before Cash Flow Improves [View article]
    there rumors saying Alu (after the release of Patents) will put 850 patents in the hands of ICAP IP brokerage to try to sell them on oct 6 - oct 9 2014
    see this link
    http://bit.ly/1lslqyf

    how it will affect share price?

    thanks
    Aug 4 09:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent: It's Just A Question Of Quarters Before Cash Flow Improves [View article]
    i am long Alu Since 2000it is a mind boggling
    Nokia completed a restructure in one year and laid out 25.000 employees
    Alu has been restructuring for more than 6 yearsyes, it seems that Michel Combe Plan is working, but it is very slowthe scary thing is that it might be a hidden Plan between (Ceo, CFo, Board of directors and large investors and share holders) to kill Alu Slowly, while giving large share holders and Fund managers a chance to make good profit by shorting the stock during the process (on insiders tips and info small leaks???)Nokia completed a restructure in one year and laid out 25.000 employees
    Alu has been restructuring for more than 6 years can Michel combes answer to this question why Nokia did it in a Year and Alu is still mingling around
    the other thing is the analysts, they know that LG and Enterprise divisions are no longer contributing to Alu's Revenue, so it is normal that sales and revenue will be less than when they were part of Alu, but no, Analysts want revenue to increase even if alu has sold two divisionsAly sold 2 divisions, revenue is less, but margin is higher which is Goodno analysts see it as Bad, figure it out?it seems (unless proven otherwise) that it is all Cinema, all are playing a roll in Killing aluAnalysts expect more than what it is reasonableCEO and CFO stretching time to execute a complete a restructureBoard of directors must have a Roll also in what is going on by 1- Leaking info to Large institutions and share holder2- Leading the CEO and CFO to do what Large institutions wants
    large institutions and Funds managers may be also are part of the Game, may be they are getting finance for Nokia, Cisco, juniper who will benefit immensely from killing Alu
    Time will tell,
    Aug 2 11:07 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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