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Total Companies: (315) Stock Center View

Symbol Price EPS
Est.
Reporting
Time
GRMN 1.17 06:00 am ET
GTI N/A 06:00 am ET
AMT N/A 07:00 am ET
WEX N/A 07:00 am ET
CARB N/A 07:30 am ET
FDML 0.15 07:30 am ET
HUN N/A 07:30 am ET
PBIB N/A 07:30 am ET
SPRT 0.97 07:30 am ET
SPW N/A 07:30 am ET
SSS N/A 07:30 am ET
GLAD N/A 08:00 am ET
TTEK 0.31 08:00 am ET
WTS N/A 08:00 am ET
AVY N/A 08:30 am ET
FCF N/A 09:00 am ET
BEAT 0.09 4:00 pm ET
CYTK N/A 4:00 pm ET
DXPE 0.70 4:00 pm ET
NKA N/A 4:00 pm ET
QGEN 0.25 4:00 pm ET
WMGI -0.48 4:00 pm ET
THRX 0.54 4:05 pm ET
CHDN 3.42 4:30 pm ET
STRZA N/A 4:30 pm ET
KRA N/A 5:00 pm ET
ACGL 1.08 After Mkt
ADNC -0.55 After Mkt
AEGN 0.35 After Mkt
AEL N/A After Mkt
AFFX 0.07 After Mkt
ALGT 3.13 After Mkt
AMC N/A After Mkt
ANIK N/A After Mkt
ANTH N/A After Mkt
AR N/A After Mkt
ARII 1.42 After Mkt
ARR N/A After Mkt
ARRS 0.53 After Mkt
ASGN N/A After Mkt
ASH N/A After Mkt
ATNI 0.59 After Mkt
ATW N/A After Mkt
BANC N/A After Mkt
BAX N/A After Mkt
BKCC N/A After Mkt
BLKB 0.38 After Mkt
BXP N/A After Mkt
CACC N/A After Mkt
CAVM 0.41 After Mkt
CBL N/A After Mkt
CEMP -0.42 After Mkt
CGI N/A After Mkt
CHMT N/A After Mkt
CLD N/A After Mkt
CLUB N/A After Mkt
CMO N/A After Mkt
CNO N/A After Mkt
CNW N/A After Mkt
CQP N/A After Mkt
CSGP 0.05 After Mkt
CTHR -0.04 After Mkt
CVCO 0.50 After Mkt
CW N/A After Mkt
CWST 0.02 After Mkt
CWT N/A After Mkt
CXO N/A After Mkt
DDR N/A After Mkt
DOX 0.82 After Mkt
DRE N/A After Mkt
DRII N/A After Mkt
EIG N/A After Mkt
ELY N/A After Mkt
EPE N/A After Mkt
EQIX 3.47 After Mkt
EQY N/A After Mkt
EROC 0.02 After Mkt
ESRT N/A After Mkt
EXEL -0.21 After Mkt
EXL N/A After Mkt
EXR N/A After Mkt
FALC N/A After Mkt
FARO 0.24 After Mkt
FB 0.47 After Mkt
FBP N/A After Mkt
FICO N/A After Mkt
FISV 0.94 After Mkt
FLDM -0.48 After Mkt
FMI -0.52 After Mkt
FNF N/A After Mkt
FORM 0.64 After Mkt
FORR 0.09 After Mkt
FXCB 0.33 After Mkt
GAIN N/A After Mkt
GBL N/A After Mkt
GLYC -0.40 After Mkt
GRA N/A After Mkt
HSIC 0.25 After Mkt
HSKA N/A After Mkt
IBP N/A After Mkt
INUV N/A After Mkt
ISIG N/A After Mkt
ISIL N/A After Mkt
IVR N/A After Mkt
IXYS N/A After Mkt
KEX N/A After Mkt
KRG N/A After Mkt
KS N/A After Mkt
LFUS 0.45 After Mkt
LNBB N/A After Mkt
LNG N/A After Mkt
LOCK N/A After Mkt
LPSN 0.09 After Mkt
LQ N/A After Mkt
LRCX 1.47 After Mkt
LVLT N/A After Mkt
MANT N/A After Mkt
MAR 0.34 After Mkt
MBRG N/A After Mkt
MCK N/A After Mkt
MDAS 2.91 After Mkt
MDCO N/A After Mkt
MHH N/A After Mkt
MNDO N/A After Mkt
MUR N/A After Mkt
MVIS N/A After Mkt
NCIT -0.29 After Mkt
NEWT N/A After Mkt
NOC N/A After Mkt
NSIT -0.02 After Mkt
NTRI 0.72 After Mkt
NUTR N/A After Mkt
O N/A After Mkt
OGS N/A After Mkt
OI N/A After Mkt
OPHC N/A After Mkt
ORLY 2.26 After Mkt
PAG N/A After Mkt
PDM N/A After Mkt
PEGA N/A After Mkt
PEIX N/A After Mkt
PLX N/A After Mkt
PPC 0.47 After Mkt
PTC 2.14 After Mkt
PVA N/A After Mkt
PX N/A After Mkt
RGCO N/A After Mkt
RKT 1.04 After Mkt
ROG N/A After Mkt
ROIC N/A After Mkt
ROK N/A After Mkt
SAIA 0.44 After Mkt
SBAC N/A After Mkt
SCI N/A After Mkt
SCTY 0.26 After Mkt
SFLY -1.57 After Mkt
SGMO -0.13 After Mkt
SIGI -0.13 After Mkt
SJW N/A After Mkt
SKX N/A After Mkt
SLAB 1.01 After Mkt
SO N/A After Mkt
SPR N/A After Mkt
SSNC 0.64 After Mkt
STMP N/A After Mkt
STNG N/A After Mkt
STRA 0.67 After Mkt
TER N/A After Mkt
TG N/A After Mkt
TGI N/A After Mkt
THRM 1.41 After Mkt
TILE -0.06 After Mkt
TRK N/A After Mkt
TYPE N/A After Mkt
USAP 0.90 After Mkt
VNDA N/A After Mkt
VNTV N/A After Mkt
VRTX N/A After Mkt
WBAI N/A After Mkt
WES N/A After Mkt
WGP N/A After Mkt
WLL N/A After Mkt
WOOF N/A After Mkt
WPZ N/A After Mkt
WSTL 0.25 After Mkt
WYNN 0.96 After Mkt
AAMC N/A Before Mkt
ACCO N/A Before Mkt
ADT N/A Before Mkt
AEC N/A Before Mkt
AMED 0.33 Before Mkt
APO N/A Before Mkt
BAH N/A Before Mkt
BDC N/A Before Mkt
BELFA N/A Before Mkt
BEN N/A Before Mkt
BGCP 0.17 Before Mkt
BOKF N/A Before Mkt
BZC N/A Before Mkt
CBG N/A Before Mkt
CBZ N/A Before Mkt
CCG N/A Before Mkt
CETV N/A Before Mkt
CFFN 0.14 Before Mkt
CFR N/A Before Mkt
CG 0.54 Before Mkt
CHH N/A Before Mkt
CLF N/A Before Mkt
COB N/A Before Mkt
CRI N/A Before Mkt
DATA N/A Before Mkt
DIN N/A Before Mkt
DRQ N/A Before Mkt
DTV 1.61 Before Mkt
DXYN N/A Before Mkt
EEFT 0.70 Before Mkt
EHTH 0.05 Before Mkt
ESIO -0.18 Before Mkt
ETN N/A Before Mkt
EVER N/A Before Mkt
EXC N/A Before Mkt
GFIG N/A Before Mkt
GT 0.82 Before Mkt
HBP N/A Before Mkt
HCCI 0.01 Before Mkt
HFBC N/A Before Mkt
HNH N/A Before Mkt
HUM N/A Before Mkt
HVT N/A Before Mkt
IKAN N/A Before Mkt
IPCM 0.92 Before Mkt
IRT N/A Before Mkt
ISH N/A Before Mkt
JLL N/A Before Mkt
KAI N/A Before Mkt
MA N/A Before Mkt
MAA N/A Before Mkt
MET N/A Before Mkt
MLP N/A Before Mkt
MMLP -0.27 Before Mkt
MO N/A Before Mkt
MPX N/A Before Mkt
MTGE 0.10 Before Mkt
MTH N/A Before Mkt
MTOR N/A Before Mkt
MTW N/A Before Mkt
NBIX -0.07 Before Mkt
NCV N/A Before Mkt
NOW N/A Before Mkt
NXPI N/A Before Mkt
PAR N/A Before Mkt
PCMI N/A Before Mkt
PCYC -0.21 Before Mkt
Q N/A Before Mkt
QUIK N/A Before Mkt
RESI N/A Before Mkt
ROL N/A Before Mkt
RRTS N/A Before Mkt
SNCR 0.53 Before Mkt
SONS -0.16 Before Mkt
SRDX 0.77 Before Mkt
STAA N/A Before Mkt
STNR 0.27 Before Mkt
TAL N/A Before Mkt
TBNK N/A Before Mkt
THG N/A Before Mkt
TIS N/A Before Mkt
UAM N/A Before Mkt
UNM N/A Before Mkt
VAR N/A Before Mkt
VSEC N/A Before Mkt
WDC N/A Before Mkt
WEC N/A Before Mkt
WFM 1.25 Before Mkt
WHG N/A Before Mkt
ACFC N/A Unknown
ACG N/A Unknown
ACNB N/A Unknown
CLBH N/A Unknown
CTCM N/A Unknown
CYBE N/A Unknown
DYAX N/A Unknown
EDGW N/A Unknown
EEQ N/A Unknown
GD N/A Unknown
HCBK N/A Unknown
HDSN N/A Unknown
HES N/A Unknown
HFBL N/A Unknown
HLT N/A Unknown
HOLX N/A Unknown
HOS N/A Unknown
HSP N/A Unknown
IP N/A Unknown
JAH N/A Unknown
KEG N/A Unknown
LNC N/A Unknown
MC N/A Unknown
MILL N/A Unknown
MN N/A Unknown
NCZ N/A Unknown
NE N/A Unknown
NKTR N/A Unknown
ORC N/A Unknown
PCG N/A Unknown
PNRG N/A Unknown
POPE N/A Unknown
POWI N/A Unknown
PSA N/A Unknown
REIS -0.07 Unknown
RES N/A Unknown
REV N/A Unknown
RKUS N/A Unknown
TFSL N/A Unknown
WCIC N/A Unknown

Convertible Preferred Stocks Highlights

Symbol Name Last Change Volume Premium/
Discount
Est.
Yield
← IBM - The Only Company That Should Buy Research in Motion Microsoft, Intel, Cisco (MIC) - Can The Troika Grow Again? (Part 2) →

Microsoft, Intel, Cisco (MIC) - Can The Troika Grow Again? (Part 1)

Posted on 2011-07-04 by Daniel Ho

TroikaMicrosoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO), once the darlings of Wall Street, had all fallen out of favor. Even though they have protected their turfs well, and are piling cash into their companies quarter after quarter, their stocks had languished for an entire decade and all of them are now trading at single digits forward P/E ratios.

The problem of the troika was that they are no longer perceived as growth stocks anymore, as each had performed poorly to expand beyond their core businesses. However, even though the troika are no growth stocks anymore, they are now perceived by many investors as undervalued. They are very different from fallen giants such as Nokia or Research in Motion in that they had defended their core businesses very well, and suffer no great market share declines as the others did. Each has their own problem, but they still have tremendous resources, and has the potential to recapture their glories if they play their cards right. There are many articles on the web focusing on their financials to illustrate why they are undervalued, but we will examine what they can do in order to grow again.

Microsoft
Micorsoft could have dominated every aspect of today's emerging technology - search engine, cloud computing, mobile computer, etc., but it missed the chance in every single category. While PC still dominates in market share for personal computers, its growth in consumer sector has been stampeded by the rise of Apple, and its great expectation of growth in Netbook is now decimated by tablet computing. Its mishaps in mobile computing and search engine were illustrated by its scraping of Windows Mobile platform to be replaced by Windows Phone 7 (soon to be Windows Phone 8), and its MSN search getting replaced by Bing.

Even though Microsoft got attacked relentlessly on the consumer front, it still remains the giant in enterprise computing with Windows and Office, allowing the company to rake in billions of profits each quarter. This has enabled Microsoft to pour its resource to keep trying at cracking the missed opportunities.

While Microsoft needs to do better in search engine and clouding computing to counter Google, the biggest headache for Microsoft is in mobile computing. The size of smartphones and tablets could eclipse desktop computing, and Apple and Google are taking both market share and mind share right now, leaving a trail of road kills such as Research in Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM) and Nokia (NYSE: NOK) in their paths. Therefore, for Microsoft to reclaim its significance, it must thrust itself into the mix and become a significant player in the market. To achieve this, it has dropped its antique Mobile Windows and developed Mobile Phone 7, which got good reviews but had not make a dent in the market.

To reclaim its significance in mobile computing, Microsoft struck an alliance with Nokia and moved to acquire Skype. These are good first steps, but Microsoft would need to fortify its offering by courting developers to fill up its app store. Besides providing a well integrated platform, it will probably need a killer app, much like Halo for the XBox, to really stoke the interests for users. It may even have to give special incentives to carriers, either in carrying Windows phones and/or profit sharing in app stores. The bar is high, but we believe it's not impossible for Microsoft to overcome.

With a forward P/E between 9.0 and 10.0, and a dividend yield of ~2.5%, we believe its worthwhile to take a position in Microsoft at its current price range, and wait for Microsoft to crack the growth market in mobile computing. After all, Windows did not win until its 3.0 version.

This article originally appears on benzinga.com

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