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  • Drop In Alcatel-Lucent Spells Opportunity [View article]
    I think investing in ALU at this time for the longer-term (rather than as a day-to-day trader) is not a buying opportunity but more like throwing good money after bad !
    Aug 20 10:12 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent: It's Just A Question Of Quarters Before Cash Flow Improves [View article]
    I'm not one of those people who looks at a glass and says half-empty or half full...rather I don't think it matters and I prefer to know what's actually inside the glass...does it have any real substance or not. And so given ALU's performance to date I see nothing or very little (in terms of real performance) inside the glass that is of any real substance. As far as holding onto the stock longer term, ALU is still a marginal corporation so they would need at least another 4 quarters...and 4 more quarters when a company is operating on such a marginal basis might as well be an eternity!
    Jul 31 11:50 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Terrific Reasons To Buy Alcatel-Lucent On The Pullback [View article]
    And now today 7/31, the ER shows ALU as having acted true to form for 2Q14 and very much along the lines as predicted by mm81679 a week ago and since...nothing has changed and ALU continues to lose money!
    Jul 31 10:45 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Terrific Reasons To Buy Alcatel-Lucent On The Pullback [View article]
    You tend to talk out of both sides it's impossible for anyone to understand or believe what you're saying !
    Jul 30 08:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Terrific Reasons To Buy Alcatel-Lucent On The Pullback [View article]
    ALU is indeed a huge ship...and investors need to always be on the lookout for icebergs ahead! As such, "reliable" information is absolutely essential!
    Jul 16 05:02 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Terrific Reasons To Buy Alcatel-Lucent On The Pullback [View article]
    Yet another article listing reasons to invest in ALU in a long line of articles since last year if not earlier. However, nothing that really moves stocks upward has changed...still negative earnings...still large debt and overhead...still ongoing and barely positive operating margin (does anyone care to explain the reasons)...and still a stock price that has trended downwards over the past 6 months indicating no one is purchasing the stock other than to sell it the next day! So readers are left with these SA "feel good" articles about ALU’s performance that are just that. They provide a one-sided picture only and are therefore misleading!
    Jul 16 10:59 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • NSA Revelation To Drive Alcatel-Lucent Surge [View article]
    A simplistic answer for sure...ALU's trend has been negative since 11/13!
    Jul 11 01:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • NSA Revelation To Drive Alcatel-Lucent Surge [View article]
    With all the "good news" SA contributors have been publishing consistently for the past year, why then is ALU stock behaving so poorly?
    Jul 11 10:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent Making All The Right Decisions [View article]
    mm81679 is right Nettli….ALU already did just that (when it was ATT/LU) all through the 80’s and 90’s sending customer-facing-teams all over the world (Bell Labs) to work with international clients. I worked on one of those teams and we were busy as hell. Every country wanted to upgrade their network and their economies all at once and it was a wild-west-shootout. Often BL teams were sent into countries to manage the build of those networks engaging with local telcos in planning, design, deployment, and in-service operations. It all came to a screeching halt shortly after 9/11...not because of 9/11, but due to "disruptive technologies" as operating companies wanted to slow down their investment in legacy networks to see what developed. So while your suggestion may sound nice, it's not the answer but only one spoke in a multi-faceted wheel that keeps on changing. However, absolutely consistent over the years (second only to the speed of light) is one thing that has never changed...profits and margins still move stocks…and always will!
    Jul 1 10:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Reasons To Buy Alcatel-Lucent [View article]
    How could anyone continue to "add" when ALU's operating margins lie barely in positive territory? As ALU is living hand-to-mouth what is there to inspire any substantial longer-term investment rather than to buy the stock one day and dump it the next…which is to say one must believe in its future even though that future never seems to materialize?! How long has it been since ALU came to be and its share price is no better now than it was back then?! Could it be that ALU’s true value lies in being the perfect takeover-target for a much healthier parent? CL speaking of stocks that turn out to be winners, about 5 years ago BBRY was $85 and now it's under $10 per share...AMD was $10 per share and now it's around $4 per share...NOK was over $15 and now it under $8 per share...all in steady sustained declines! If these stocks are your ideas of "winners" then you're recommendations are a joke!
    Jun 20 10:27 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Reasons To Buy Alcatel-Lucent [View article]
    I like ALU but I don't believe a word of what's being said in this article. If ALU really is on-track and performing so well then why does the stock share price continue to plummet. Something is just not adding up here!
    Jun 20 08:25 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Investors Need To Look Closely At Alcatel-Lucent [View article]
    How come ALU's share price continues to advance progressively backwards? If we think ALU is a good buy now then we should wait 6 months until it's down to $2.50 per share!
    Jun 19 10:12 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Few Solid Reasons To Buy Alcatel-Lucent Instead Of Cisco [View article]
    Why would anyone wish to purchase ALU based on growth or any other reason? With a market cap at $11.3B the shares are priced optimally around $4.00. Given ALU's operating margin showing the company barely making any money, the share price is not likely to trend upwards and trigger investments any time soon. These are the fundamental facts and all this future-talk about growth makes a nice story, but it's not going to change the reality...not for a long time anyway!
    Jun 13 01:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent: Improving Profitability But Worthless Equity [View article]
    If ALU is not making money as an equity on the stock market (and hasn't for a long time), then the technical lead in VoIP or IMS or LTE doesn't really matter does it? Like the article says, "worthless"!
    Jun 3 10:47 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcatel-Lucent: A Contrarian Buy At $4? [View article]
    ALU might be a "contrarian-buy", but definitely not a "contrarian-sell" ! Finally sold my ALU and bought AT&T...didn't make much, but glad to be rid of that DUD sock
    May 18 06:43 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment