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  • stigmaii stigmaii Jan 9, 2006 9:53 AM Flag

    Bad new Good news?

    Is that the reason for the rise? Losses and poor guidance. Was a larger loss expected?

    Thoughts anyone? Does this justify a P/E of 8?


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    • See my previous post before the announcment.

      Re: just the honest truth
      by: contrarianequity99
      Long-Term Sentiment: Strong Buy 01/05/06 11:09 am
      Msg: 8111 of 8146

      The stock has a miss priced in. You don't trade this cheap without those negative expectations. Any number in the ballpark of current consensous the stock will rally. This could very likely be a case of the stock rallying on a miss because it wasn't as bad as anticipated!

      I'm not familar with Avondale but I assume they are sell side research. You do know that studies on sell side research have their sell recommendations outperforming their buys......

      I agree that a change in mgmt would do wonders for the stock, but by NO means is a change necessary for this stock to rally. Mgmt just needs to tone down expectations so they aren't consistently under expectations. I love a stock with a decent business that has consitently under delivered. Now there are no expectations and negativity is at its highest, people are bailing and it creates an excellant buying opportunity. If you buy this stock in a year you shouldn't be disappointed.

      Posted as a reply to: Msg 8108 by jademan654

    • Man, this one is so goofy, I just hope it gets close enough to my purchase price so I can bail

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