Time to sell Garmin

GARMIN $32.48 (Nasdaq symbol GRMN; SI Rating: Speculative) (913-397-8200; www.garmin.com; Shares outstanding: 200.7 million; Market cap: $6.5 billion) faces an uncertain future because selling prices for its devices are falling and competition is increasing.

Motorola and Verizon Wireless recently announced the first smartphone to feature Google’s… Read More

The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, October 30, 2009

GARMIN LTD., $30.26, symbol GRMN on Nasdaq, fell over 20% this week after Dutch-based rival TomTom reported that average selling prices for its devices were 8% lower than analysts were expecting in its latest quarter.

Like TomTom, Garmin makes navigation devices that use the global… Read More

Garmin plans a GPS phone

GARMIN $37.23 (Nasdaq symbol GRMN; SI Rating: Speculative) (913-397-8200; www.garmin.com; Shares outstanding: 200.5 million; Market cap: $7.5 billion) is launching its nuvifone G60 smartphone later this year. The company recently announced that AT&T will be the wireless carrier. AT&T also carries Apple’s iPhone. Garmin will… Read More

The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, August 28, 2009

AEROPOSTALE INC., $39.70, symbol ARO on New York, reported higher sales and profits this week.

In the three months ended August 1, 2009, Aeropostale’s same-store sales rose 12%, and online sales jumped 49%, to $15.8 million from $10.6 million. The company’s earnings jumped 83.3%, to… Read More