Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Cavium Is Great, But So Are The Expectations

The annoying thing about watchlists and "waiting for pullbacks" is that you have to be ready and willing to pull the trigger when they do happen. More often than not, whenever a growth stock pulls back significantly and actually looks like it sports a reasonable valuation, there are numerous analysts out in print harping on whatever bad news drove the stock down in the first place.

That brings me to Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM), a very interesting specialty networking processor company. The market gave investors two cracks at this stock below $25 in just the last six months, and while I would not dismiss or ignore competition from Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Broadcom (BRCM), Freescale (NYSE:FSL) and others,...

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