Today, analyst Andrew Tonner discusses French communications-maker Alcatel-Lucent. The company's valuation can make the stock look cheap, but its revenue decline over the past four years concerns Andrew. Look for that trend to continue, given its long-standing troubles with generating free cash flow and high exposure to troubled European markets. Andrew rates it a sell or hold for the remainder of 2012.
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