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BlackBerry Stock Symbol: BB-T

Last Price Recorded: $9.5000 on 2015-07-28

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Date Signal Expert Opinion Price
2015-07-22 COMMENT Allan Meyer

This makes his list because it doesn’t have excess of debt, but it ranks in the bottom half of all the companies that he looks at. It wouldn’t be on his list of companies that he would be buying. There is no dividend. They seem to be really working hard to surface the value of the company.


Price:
$10.040
Subject:
CANADIAN
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
No
2015-07-13 COMMENT John O'Connell, CFA

John Chen is doing a good job of turning the business around. The hardware business continues to be very, very challenged, and it is a lousy business to be in. It’s a software game now and they seem to be making some good progress. Their security features are very attractive. The question is can Chen make something out of this. It is still very early days in a very challenged environment. He thinks the stock is worth not much more than $15. If there is some takeover speculation and the stock gains in strength, don’t believe it, but take your money and move on.


Price:
$10.130
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
CAUTIOUS
Owned:
Unknown
2015-06-11 HOLD Ross Healy

He still likes the company.  You get to the point where you want to say ‘can we move it along a bit’ and so far we haven’t.  His patience is getting a little thin, but he is hanging in.  It would be nice to see this thing in action.


Price:
$11.300
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
Yes
2015-06-10 COMMENT Hap (Robert) Sneddon FCSI

The little break in the upward trend caused a little concern, but he still likes it. Took a small amount, but then realized he was too early. It is in a sector that should do well.


Price:
$11.420
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
No
2015-05-25 BUY on WEAKNESS John Zechner

He likes this longer-term and thinks it gets taken out in the next couple of years. Loves what John Chen is doing. Likes the morphing over to the software. There is a lot of value in those assets in the company. However, he has taken a little bit of money off the table in the short term as he thinks devices are really going to disappoint in the next round of device sales. He would buy back under $12.


Price:
$12.820
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
CAUTIOUS
Owned:
Yes
2015-05-15 COMMENT Robert McWhirter

(Market Call Minute.) Continuing to struggle. Most recent quarter was positive because of expense reductions.


Price:
$12.430
Subject:
CANADIAN & TECHNOLOGY
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
No
2015-05-13 COMMENT Michael Decter

Thinks they are making some progress in transforming the company, but their problem is that they have a tiny market share in the phone business. They are up against really, really tough competitors. This is now more of a play on what is their intellectual property position worth in a liquidation scenario.


Price:
$12.280
Subject:
CANADIAN
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
No
2015-05-11 COMMENT Michael Smedley

Mr. Chen and his management team are continuing to append their security model. One understands now that it is not going to be a hardware challenge to Apple, android, etc. This is going to take time. Numbers have been getting better.


Price:
$12.670
Subject:
CANADIAN
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2015-05-07 COMMENT Benj Gallander

He likes this company. Thinks John Chen has been doing what he said he was going to do. He cut costs and is profitable. The next goal over the next year is to increase revenues. He is happy to Hold the stock. It is certainly not out of the woods. They have a lot of money in the bank as well as the backing of Fairfax Financial.


Price:
$11.800
Subject:
CONTRARIAN INVESTING
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2015-05-01 COMMENT Bruce Campbell (1)

It is almost like it is an asset value play at this stage and probably worth $14-$17. CEO has done a great job and got it from $6-$12, but he doesn’t think there is an amazing amount left. It is hard to value and it is hard to look at the earnings to find value.


Price:
$12.500
Subject:
CANADIAN LARGE
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
No
2015-04-22 COMMENT Jerome Hass

In the past, he has Shorted this, but more as a temporary Short. When he looks at a name like this, he is happy to be on the sidelines. The industry is changing so fast.


Price:
$12.130
Subject:
CANADIAN MID-CAPS & LONG/SHORT STRATEGIES
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
No
2015-04-14 DON'T BUY Christine Poole

(Market Call Minute.) Transitioning from hardware to software, but it is taking a long time. The service revenues they are getting from their older devices are actually much higher versus the newer ones. They are not expected to make money for a few years.


Price:
$12.170
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
No
2015-04-10 DON'T BUY David Cockfield

(Owns a very small amount of this, but at clients’ direction.) He has great difficulty analysing their future prospects. Right now, they have done a lot better than a lot of people have thought. They seem to be surviving, but it is a tough environment. If you invest in this, you are not going to get much of a dividend. It could languish in this particular zone for a long time.


Price:
$12.010
Subject:
CANADIAN
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
Yes
2015-04-07 COMMENT Alex Ruus

An extremely volatile stock. Have gone from being a leader in the smart phone business to a niche player in this market. The franchise is probably a little bit undervalued here. In the short term, they are still not making any significant amounts of money. They have an OK balance sheet. Feels John Chen is doing the right things. He doesn’t see any near-term catalysts for this. It might be a good trading stock.


Price:
$11.660
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN
Bias:
BULLISH
Owned:
No
2015-04-01 COMMENT Patrick Horan

This is always a big trading stock. Rumours are going to allow you to make 10% if you are on the right side. He is starting to warm up to this one a bit. His biggest problem with this is really the industry. There are companies out of China that are coming out with ultra low cost handsets. The handset side is probably going to go to almost zero margins for this company. The software side is very attractive. Security is a really nice niche in this business.


Price:
$11.230
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
No
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2 Comments

Frodo

October 23rd 2012 at 1:44pm

I want to see the New BlackBerry. Hope it blows Apple out of the water!

planemikey

November 23rd 2012 at 11:11pm

Positive reviews of testing so far . This has a double component to it . An increased 40% chance of creating a superior multi tasking product with proper testing before release. Also takeover bids are far more likely to pop up if only to kill competition . Add to that company value is really around 15 $ and change right now . If it doesn't price up before Christmas I'd be very surprised . A buy to hold


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