no that is not the real question. it is inconsequential. Expecfations is useless as companies beat expectations all the time and stocks sell off. Deckers is doing fine. If the stock market doesn't reward us, the company can over time with dividends. Stock price is far from the be all end all. Just have to think long term.
tvn: Many thanks for this information. But can you provide us with a bit more detail, such as exactly what the salespeople said and where they said it? This kind of post is vastly more valuable than the usual fantasies about takeovers of the company. Thanks in advance!