2 Things BlackBerry Didn't Say on Friday
It's been a busy week for BlackBerry , which released preliminary earnings estimates a week ago only to announce a possible $9-per-share buyout deal just days later. The company has now announced its official figures, and investors were relieved that the results weren't at the low end of guidance.
Two important data points remain unknown, though. BlackBerry didn't share any information regarding its current subscriber base, nor did it provide additional breakdowns of its product mix. Investors want to know how many BlackBerry 10 units were sold, but the company cancelled its conference call in wake of the Fairfax offer.
The market is clearly skeptical about the deal, since shares are trading at a substantial discount relative to the offer price. Fairfax can still walk away, or it could fail to secure financing, among other possible risks. Should Prem Watsa stay away from tech?
In today's episode of Tech Teardown, Erin Kennedy discusses BlackBerry's week with Evan Niu, CFA, and Jamal Carnette.
Every good investor wants to build that perfect portfolio that he or she can set and forget forever. Fortunately, it's easier than anyone ever knew. We've uncovered the pillars of such a portfolio today, and we're willing to share The Motley Fool's 3 Stocks to Own Forever. Simply stated, we think they're the best stocks for true long-term investors to know about, and you can uncover them for free today, instantly; just click here now.
The article 2 Things BlackBerry Didn't Say on Friday originally appeared on Fool.com.
Neither Erin Kennedy, Evan Niu, CFA, nor Jamal Carnette has a position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Ford and owns shares of Ford and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.