With pressure increasing from gov't watchdogs. Their ability to raise prices is handicapped. Medicare price negotiations proposed in Congress. American pay triple wha they pay in Europe. means just one thing. Criminal activity.
Sandisk buys SSD from Toshiba. The only Toshiba invention lately is creative accounting.
Sandisk/Toshiba nand tech is made obsolete by new MU Intel Samsung IBM advancement. Sandisk is dying. MU doesn't need Sandisk. MU has a market cap $20 Billion. Sandisk market cap is $14 Billion. MU can not flush $14 Billion down the toilet.
Wait a few weeks. Wall Street firms, mutual funds would have sold out and shorted all the Sandisk they can get. Then their financial press will tell you the truth.
This sector is long overdue for a correction. This is going to be bad. Hedge your positions. Every candidate for Whitehouse will champion Medicare refrorm, price control .
Why on earth did they ban Medicare from negotiating prices in the first place ?
I'm counting on Saudi Arabia become a war zone 2016. Oil to $150. ISIL attack killed 15 troopers last week. Hundreds more arrests.
There is no end to this escalation.
They have plenty of cashflow to both pay down debt and pay dividend. And buyback shares. Their infratructure is all paid for. Few capital expense.
The migration to 4G drew lots of customer away from landline companies. This will cease as bottleneck build up on those cells again. Cell providers will bundle their service with landline someday to relief congestion on their network. CTL will be hot property again.