2 Tech Stocks, 2 Different Directions
Two stocks are moving and shaking the market today, and two tech companies go in completely different directions. How should investors take the news?
Today, in the "Movers and Shakers" segment of Investor Beat, Chris Hill and Motley Fool analyst Matt Koppenheffer rake through the two tech companies offering investors two completely different results.
First, Chris explains that, while Cisco Systems' third-quarter profit fell 3%, investor expectations are still high, and shares of the tech giant are on the rise. Matt blames the economy for some of Cisco's falling numbers, but he also sees how competition for the major tech player presents some challenges for Cisco. Chris parallels Cisco's management team to Microsoft's , and wonders if CEO John Chambers' seat will be heating up because of the numbers.
The second mover of the day is NetqinMobile , and Chris sees the red flags from this tech company after it delayed the release of its annual report for the second time. Matt also wonders about the company, and references Muddy Waters Research, which called Netqin a fraud. Matt can't help but be worried about this stock for shareholders.
The biggest thing to come out of Silicon Valley in years
If you thought the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad were amazing, just wait until you see this. One hundred of Apple's top engineers are busy building one in a secret lab. And an ABI Research report predicts 485 million of them could be sold over the next decade. But you can invest in it right now... for just a fraction of the price of AAPL stock. Click here to get the full story in this eye-opening new report.
The article 2 Tech Stocks, 2 Different Directions originally appeared on Fool.com.Chris Hill owns shares of Cisco Systems. Matt Koppenheffer has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Cisco Systems. The Motley Fool owns shares of Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not 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 - 2014 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.