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  • investing777cpa investing777cpa May 27, 2014 4:00 PM Flag

    HP issues

    With HP announcing last week that it would have substantial layoffs...could that mean an outsourcing of services to MNLK - after all you just do not have 10,000 jobs to just cut - they were doing something at HP.

    ....just happens to coincide with the 1 million share purchase....

    Any thoughts?

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    • 777cpa, here's two clips from today's 10Q:

      During the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, a major client in the computing market notified us of an intended change in their sourcing strategy effective during our third fiscal quarter for one of their supply chain programs in Asia for which we are currently the primary service provider. While we have been notified that the client intends to add an additional service provider to this program, we expect to continue to be the primary service provider. We expect this change in sourcing strategy to result in reduced annualized net revenue of approximately $15 million to $20 million, and to have a greater proportionate impact on operating income consistent with the historical margins realized from this type of service program. Although there can be no assurances, we are and will continue to seek to offset this loss of net revenue and associated operating income through increased revenues from other clients, new business opportunities, increases in productivity and ongoing cost reduction initiatives.


      The Company was recently informed by a major client in the computing market that due to a further change in the client’s supply chain strategy, a number of programs currently sourced with the Company primarily in the Americas will conclude by October 30, 2014. Combined, these programs currently account for approximately $150 million to $160 million of annual net revenue and approximately $2.5 million to $3.5 million of operating income due to the historically low margins we have realized from these programs. We are currently working with this client to establish a comprehensive plan to transition the programs, which when fully completed, is expected to yield working capital in the range of $20 million to $25 million. The Company does not expect that the exit of these programs will have a significant impact on results of operations for the current fiscal year...
      I'm thinking that has 2b HP.

    • Hard to say. I just hope that this stock doesn't die again during the summer months and we'll have to wait again until next October

    • As of now, MLNK is sitting at #10 on the ten most active NAZ stocks after hours.

    • Hard to say. I just hope that this stock doesn't die again during the summer months and we'll have to wait again until next October

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