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sam_0534 229 posts  |  Last Activity: May 27, 2016 7:31 PM Member since: Feb 8, 1998
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    What kind of Finance is this?

    by wi_mike May 27, 2016 10:22 AM
    sam_0534 sam_0534 May 27, 2016 7:31 PM Flag

    they should have had m ore foresight to know they needed more money!!!!!!I saw that vividly when I saw they only had 500k CASH and more liabilities...I express myself then to the CFO and he dismissed it as not a I bought more at 2.24...cant believe anyone really...and the news was leaked and drove the price down... Terrible..

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    NXP expects infotainment content per vehicle to climb to $18-$45 in 2018 from $10 in 2006. And despite strong competition from Nvidia (NVDA), Qualcomm (QCOM) and STMicroelectronics (STM), Ramsay argues, “NXP currently has the most complete infotainment system across the breadth of components.”

    In the stock market today, NXP stock lost 0.7% to 91.33. But shares are up 8% this year, outperforming IBD’s 41-company Electronic Semiconductor-Fabless industry group, which has risen 2% over the same period.

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  • Reply to

    What kind of Finance is this?

    by wi_mike May 27, 2016 10:22 AM
    sam_0534 sam_0534 May 27, 2016 10:36 AM Flag

    It was ridiculous and stupid.. I agree with your comments 100%.. Need a new CFO, etc..well it was said the owner gott 12% !!!!!

  • Reply to

    the bullet hit but bounced off

    by lsqd1cav May 27, 2016 10:03 AM
    sam_0534 sam_0534 May 27, 2016 10:33 AM Flag

    its the generals that are the problem

  • that got clobbered when a merger deal failed.. But it got a buy recommendation today.. with price target of 7.50

    Sentiment: Buy

  • 50,000 homes in Invitation homes is estimated to be worth form 11 to 13 BILLION that I remember seeing ..and HLT REIT is in the works... and many more opportunities....a lot of value for us..BXMT is doing well as a REIT.. my 2nd biggest holding after BX

    Sentiment: Buy

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    As a Former Investor - No Bashing

    by goldenm2015 May 27, 2016 9:54 AM
    sam_0534 sam_0534 May 27, 2016 9:58 AM Flag

    Yes, foolish cash management... selling at the low price.. ridiculous...tell them to reduce salaries and get rid of the 12% interest loan...I have played the lottery and never won :(

  • sam_0534 by sam_0534 May 27, 2016 9:53 AM Flag

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  • sam_0534 by sam_0534 May 27, 2016 9:29 AM Flag BannerPrint Print
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    Market Chatter: The Blackstone Group Said to Sell $1.1 Bln of European Hotel Buildings
    MIDNIGHT TRADER 6:27 AM ET 5/27/2016
    Symbol Last Price Change
    BX 26.5down 0 (0%)
    QUOTES AS OF 04:02:01 PM ET 05/26/2016
    09:27 AM EDT, 05/27/2016 (MT Newswires) -- The Blackstone Group L.P(BX) is planning to sell hotel buildings in London, Dublin and Amsterdam for about EUR980 billion ($1.1 billion), Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter.

    The report said the hotels are operated by Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT).BX trades in the lower half of the 52-week range between $22.31 and $43.28. It was inactive in recent pre-market trade.

    Price: 26.50, Change: , Percent Change:

    Sentiment: Buy

  • BX looking to sell some European hotel properties for 1.1 Billion... that is what I remember seeing

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  • Reply to

    in fact, this is good news

    by declaes May 27, 2016 5:03 AM
    sam_0534 sam_0534 May 27, 2016 9:10 AM Flag

    at the bottom maybe ??

  • Very poor management of resources and money.. I expressed alarm to him when I first saw they only had 400k in cash... I asked about that and was assured they had the situation covered...We have been mislead and given bogus information... I had posted some critical posting here and I was asked not to do so..So I did remove them...Well they were all justified !!!!! The 12% loan from the owners is terrible... They could have raised money when the stock price was a lot higher... Now in desperation they are doing so at a LOW????? I am stuck now.. no use selling.. Not much confidence in the management..

    Sentiment: Hold

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  • Reply to

    Conventional DECEPTIONS here

    by maybeesornot May 26, 2016 6:55 AM
    sam_0534 sam_0534 May 26, 2016 8:10 PM Flag

    I agree with Mike... we got screwed and you know how to contact the SEC..I think it is obvious...

  • Reply to

    The news is not that bad

    by prop_master_69 May 26, 2016 7:30 PM
    sam_0534 sam_0534 May 26, 2016 8:04 PM Flag

    I bet they dont hit the target......they need to money to pay themselves and interest on the loan...they cant find ANYONE to partner with them...that tells you A LOT.. I just want to know how to contact the SEC for insider selling

  • I am sure when others here about this BAD NEWS it will go lower...I guess I never learn some lessons :(... Stupid management in my opinion...and the stock price shows that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Didnt some get bonuses??

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