While I agree with you , my point is why won't anyone pay a PE of 20 or better for INTC. premier position in the industry The reason ALTR has a PE so high is INTC's 14 nm.
Sure hope those idiots at INTC do something right and buy a boat load of stock for the buy back program today. Seems kinda funny that everyone will pay up to buy a company, but no one will pay up to own a great company. ALTR PE =27 - INTC PE = 13. Shows the stupidity of Wall St. and investors.
From Barron's 4-8-15
Intel’s (ticker: INTC) options trading pattern suggests some investors think the stock’s 13% year-to-date decline masks an earnings rally.
Over the past 10 sessions, investors have bought about 61,000 April $34 calls, and about 35,000 April $33.50 calls. Both options expire April 24. The stock is around $31, and associated options are priced as if next week’s earnings news will cause the stock to make an extraordinarily sharp...
By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed
NEW YORK, April 6 (Reuters) - A March 27 tweet sent the same minute as news broke that chipmaker Intel Corp was in talks to buy Altera Corp appeared to come after very timely trades in Altera's options by several seconds, according to Thomson Reuters data.
The tweet by Wall Street Journal reporter Dana Mattioli, sent the same minute as the headlines, led to speculation that it may have spurred the timely options trades. The tweet, however, was sent 19 seconds after the initial options trades.
On March 27, short-term call options conveying the right to buy Altera shares at $36 and $37 traded in unusually heavy volume at 3:32:39 p.m. EDT, according to Thomson Reuters data.
The trades occurred a second after headlines on the possible deal appeared on Dow Jones Newswires, and before Altera's shares were halted.
"It is our policy to publish news before sharing via social media," said Colleen Schwartz, a spokeswoman for Dow Jones, which publishes the Wall Street Journal
May they be right and INTC hit the price target in 6 months or less. Happy Easter everybody!
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Looks like the arrogance of INTC management and Wall St stupidity may be synergizing to cause a depression. INTC announced a shortfall this qrt and is going into a quiet period for the next 3 weeks. This causes all investors to fear the worst. Wall St on the other hand wants a correction so bad they can taste it. The try to crash the market on good news as we will have inflation and raise interest rates. they try to crash the markets when sales slow down because it hurts their profits. The problem is it's starting to get out of hand, mutual funds and hedge funds have started dumping in quanity to preserve capital. This is now approaching threshold of disaster. Time for these idiots to wake up, quit the panic selling and start buying the quality stocks. The PE for the S&P was 17.7 last week. INTC is now at a PE of 13 and pushing a 4% dividend.
Gotta love the buyback and the incompetent fool they have running it. INTC is now the #1 shorted company in the NASDAC.
The place to send this is investor relations. I've sent them several letters and they've only responded once. Suggest more people register their displeasure and demand a reply. Maybe they'll get the hint. JMO
Actually Wally does have a lot of value when he copy's articles from sources I don't have access to. Wally's real problem is when he goes off his meds and begins his tirades on ARMH and his liberal political bull. Gotta say that really diminishes his credibility. JMO
Anyone want to bet on what INTC will do next week to destroy share holder equity next week. Oop's, I forgot they still have tomorrow to superscede this latest rout. Only consolation is all the INTC employees and management that were awarded all those stock options are rapidly becoming worthless.
Unfortunately, the big boys are going to price this in 3 or 4 times. The management is so inept, they won't do anything to stem the tide. This announcement proves that if it weren't for bad timing, INTC wouldn't have any timing at all!
Last week Thursday, INTC touched a high of 34.50/share. This morning, we are at 30.84/ share pre-market. That's a loss of 18 billion in stock holder equity. This comes on the heels of BK going to mobile congress. He was upstaged by Samsung with their 14 nm Galaxy 6 announcement. Then the leak about AAPL going with Samsung for 14 nm and leaving TSM. After 4 days of heavy losses to stock holder equity, a leak finally appears that INTC will be getting some of AAPL's iPhone business in 2016. INTC begins to make a recovery and management announces a sales warning. It just doesn't get any better than this if your a shorter. The absolute incompetence of INTC management and the way they announce news is a joke to say the least. This sales short fall amounts to 500 million and the stock drops 18 billion during the last 4 days. That's a 36 to 1 drop, talking about the dog waging the tail.
If that were true, We would be trading at 17.7 times earning like the S&P. The fact we aren't puts a very big hole in your statement.
The question is "How long before MSFT gets around to launching it" Hope MSFT and INTC get their act together and launch it near term.