Research In Motion (RIMM) is up 1.1% after Thorsten Heins announces a management shakeup,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Research In Motion (RIMM) is up 1.1% after Thorsten Heins announces a management shakeup, restructuring plan, and strategy shift to go with a poor FQ4 report (I, II) and the discontinuing of guidance, and leaves the door partly open to a sale. Analyst commentary is bleak (I, II, III), noting RIM's huge competitive woes and inventory issues. "We see little likelihood of RIM succeeding as a standalone ecosystem," says Nomura, reflecting the views of many. (transcript)