Gee, think the board might change the name to
HUB.COM and announce that the website will now be
interactive and afford customers online purchasing?
Regarding Dr Stalk's estimate of the Internet bubble
bursting in 'years', does any other long term investor
remember how long it took for the biotechs bubble to
burst? Think the 'years' may be months as people cash
out and holders realize internet stock great for
growth (appears over) but majority of the 'nets have
little or no cash flow...negative yield...low
Hubbell is boring and hope it stays boring. Like a stock
that can basically put in portfolio and not worry
Doc, ah but do we need to consider that if the
power grids surge before going out will lights blow
out, circuits fry and all manners of electrical
equipment getting broke?
Hmmm if the solar flares cause
that scenerio than HUB.COM shall reap a profit
windfall when everthing has to be replaced....
nice to have a piece of stock we can post whimisical
vice worrying (well weriously anyway) about the
company. Well HUB.COM under pillow so am assured of many a
good nights rest.
Boring may be good when your goals are income
(dividends), which Hubb is good for. But boring is not good
when your goals are capital appreciation, since the
stock price stays stagnant.
Think of other
boring companies that you can basically put in a
portfolio and not worry about; utilities, good dividends,
Yep, utilities are boring, however, bought FPL
and it has had an appreciation of price over the
Another boring stock is RPM, good steady
quarterly returns. a My portfolio has not had a upshot
increase, more of a steady hike up the mountain.
Bought HUBb for the quarterly as my portfolio is
becoming more defensive as the bear comes out of
Y2K and the solar flare cycle peak is going to
cause rippples, and possibly waves. HUBb is a good sea
wall for the coming storm.
So hope HUBb stays
boring for the hard times ahead.
this company is quite boring, and made a stupid
mistake in detaching petrecca.
he had the vision
nevertheless, this will grow, at a boring rate, and be standing
when these overrated techs drop this summer.
will always need lights and wiring.