Sony and Twitter Share Prices should be reversed

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The analysts control stock prices.

Sony Corp (SNE) is slowly dying and is dumping its PC business.  The company was rewarded with a higher stock price. Twitter (TWTR) had an incredible quarter yet it's stock price suffers?  A lesson that going with the popular trendy stocks don't always equal to investor return.

 Today's pin action:

Sony Corporation (ADR)

NYSE: SNE - Feb 6 7:59 PM ET

16.52+0.62 (3.90%)

  • Sony has also agreed to sell its struggling Vaio PC business to restructuring specialists Japan Industrial Partners, although Sony will initially retain a 5% stake in the unit.
  • In addition, Sony intends to cut 5,000 jobs by the end of the year as part of a plan to save ¥100B a year in fixed costs.
  • The company will take take restructuring charges of ¥70B this FY, up ¥20B from a forecast in October. As a result, the firm projects a fiscal-year loss of ¥110B after earlier predicting a profit of ¥30B.

Twitter Inc

NYSE: TWTR - Feb 6 7:59 PM ET

50.03-15.94 (-24.16%)
  • Twitter analysts, already more bearish than bullish going into the company's Q4 report, have become even moreso afterwards, as worries about Timeline views and MAU growth fully overshadow improving ad monetization. UBS, Sterne Agee, and Atlantic Equities have moved from neutral to bearish ratings, and Stifel from Buy to Hold.