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  • thewisestpelican thewisestpelican Jun 12, 2013 2:49 PM Flag

    Sale of additional 99 V-22's announced and TXT stock price sags even further.

    Hard to figure.

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    • Hard to figure? You living in a cave? This has been baked in for two years. The only news was 22 more a/c should have be included in the second MYP but DoD didn't have the money to buy them. Even that's been known for a year. Probably lost forever as they're pipeline and attrition a/c and USMC doesn't have the luxury of buying them in this environment.
      Amazed who little some of you know about the stock you own, You're grapes for smart investors.

    • IMO, other than a few years under Hardymon, TXT has always been a mega-dog stock ... it has a high beta since it goes down under all circumstances ... market way up - TXT down ... new good news - TXT down ... I believe it is driven by abysmal investor relations ... IR dept stonewalls good news and rarely meets with key (or any) analysts ... good IR means hand-holding Don Draper-style, constant review of analyst's models, keeping a hot light on TXT ... TXT has done none of this for decades, hence a multiple in the cellar at 10-11X ...
      Look at Bell as a stand alone ... with the annuity of the latest multi-year, EBITDA unburdened by valueless corp expenses justifies $40/sh ... "mgmt." should let this happen as well as FREEING Systems and Cessna ...

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