• Nuts and Bolts of Apple

    By Masam Abbas - February 21, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, QLGC, SNX

    Recently, the tech conference was hosted by Goldman Sachs in which different companies presented their future directions. Among those companies, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) also presented its case. Normally, these sorts of conferences are good in two manners for investors:

    1)      Given that companies present their cases, it is a good ‘contact point’ for investors. Normally, investors only find such detailed discussion on the company on the earnings conference call.

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  • This Tech Stock is Cheap...But for a Reason

    By Mike Thiessen - February 1, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, IM, SNX, TECD

    Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) has underperformed its peers over recent years.  The shares have not enjoyed the same gains as similar stocks within technology due to margin pressure and lower earnings growth.  Ingram Micro has had many issues, ongoing problems with an ERP implementation, increasing competitive pressure, concern over their ability to integrate Brightpoint and softening demand in its core distribution business.  That said, the stock looks inexpensive and the more »

  • Brocade Ahead of Earnings

    By Douglas Ehrman - November 18, 2012 | Tickers: BRCD, IBM, SNX

    Brocade Communications Systems (NASDAQ: BRCD) is set to announce earnings after the closing bell on Monday Nov. 19. The company is expected to report that it has continued on its trajectory of significant earnings and revenue growth, posting solid numbers despite the general slowdown in IT spending. While the results should serve as a positive catalyst for the stock, it is the company’s emerging position in ‘Big Data’ solutions more »