Wireless Stocks Under $10: Ericsson, Nokia, Research In Motion, and Sprint

Richard Suttmeier |

Research in Motion RIMM BlackberryFor today’s report I screened through the Tech Sector to find stocks in the wireless industry that are trading below $10 but above one buck. The nine stocks profiled today have complete ValuEngine data, but six of nine do not have P/E ratios.

The nine stocks that I profile today includes, Sprint Nextel (S) following the move by SoftBank of Japan to acquire a majority stake in the company.

At www.ValuEngine.com the Computer and Technology Sector includes some wireless stocks. Others are in the Utilities Sector. The Computer and Technology Sector is 5.4% overvalued with Utilities 10.7% overvalued.

Wireless Stocks Under $10(Click to Enlarge)

Reading the Table

V / UN Valued: The stocks with a red number are undervalued by this percentage. Those with a black number are overvalued by that percentage according to ValuEngine. BZH is the most undervalued by 59.1%. GFA is the most overvalued by 65.7%.

VE Rating: A “1-Engine” rating is a Strong Sell, a “2-Engine” rating is a Sell, a “3-Engine” rating is a Hold, a “4-Engine” rating is a Buy and a “5-Engine” rating is a Strong Buy. <P/> 3 stocks are rated Strong Sell, 5 are rated Sell, six are rated Hold, and only one, CX, is rated Buy.

Last 12-Month Return (%): Stocks with a Red number declined by that percentage over the last twelve months. Stocks with a Black number increased by that percentage. The best performer over the past twelve months is HOV with a gain of 262.1%. The worst performer over the past twelve months is SKY with a loss of 43.2%.

Forecast 1-Year Return: Stocks with a Red number are projected to decline by that percentage over the next twelve months. Stocks with a Black number in the Table are projected to move higher by that percentage over the next twelve months. The best projected gain is 6.8% CX. The worst projected loss is SKY 19.6%.

P/E Ratios: Only ICA has a reasonable P/E ratio, while the others don’t have one, or the P/E ratio is extremely elevated.

Value Level: is the price at which to enter a GTC Limit Order to buy on weakness. The letters mean; W-Weekly, M-Monthly, Q-Quarterly, S-Semiannual and A- Annual.

Pivot: A level between a value level and risky level that should be a magnet during the time frame noted.

Risky Level: is the price at which to enter a GTC Limit Order to sell on strength.

Ericsson (ERIC) – was above $10 until the week of August 17, 2012.

Leap Wireless Intl. (LEAP) – was above $10 until the week of March 24, 2012.

Nokia Corp. (NOK) – broke below $10 during the week of February 11, 2011.

RF Micro Devices (RFMD) – has been below $10 for at least five years.

Research In Motion (RIMM) – was above $10 until the week of June 22, 2012.

Sprint Nextel (S) – was above $10 until the week of February 7, 2008.

Sonus Networks (SONS) – has been below $10 for at least five years.

Tellabs (TLAB) – was above $10 until the week of September 21, 2007.

United Online (UNTD) – was above $10 until the week of September 26, 2008.

Where to Buy and Where to Sell

A “Value Level” is a price at which buyers should add to positions on market price weakness. A “Risky Level” is a price at which sellers should reduce holdings on market price gains. A "Pivot" is a support or resistance (Value Level or Risky Level) that was violated in its time horizon, acting as a magnet during the remainder of that time horizon. These levels are calculated in weekly (W), monthly (M), quarterly (Q), semiannual (S) and annual (A) time horizons, based on the past nine closes in each time horizon. My theory is that the closes over a nine-year period are the summation of all bullish and bearish events for that market or specific stock. These levels are the most important element of my Buy and Trade Strategy.

Buy and Trade Guidelines

Investors should consider entering good until cancelled (GTC) orders to buy weakness to a value level, or to sell strength to a risky level.

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Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
S Sprint Corporation 5.16 0.02 0.39 6,821,474 Trade
FAP Aberdeen Asia-Pacific n/a n/a n/a 0 Trade
ERIC Ericsson 7.46 -0.01 -0.13 3,483,233 Trade
SONS Sonus Networks Inc. n/a n/a n/a n/a
NOK Nokia Corporation Sponsored American Depositary Shares 6.09 0.00 0.00 8,673,123 Trade
UNTD United Online Inc. n/a n/a n/a 0 Trade


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