Monday, March 31, 2014

Seeking Alpha: Low Visibility Forces A Big Reset At Itron

Smart metering company Itron (ITRI) is making it harder and harder to justify sticking one's neck out in the hopes of a turnaround. The company is an overall share leader in utility meters, but deployments haven't lived up to expectation and the company's electricity meter margins are pretty bleak. The sell-side has definitely turned on this name, slashing its revenue growth expectations by about half over the last six months. With so much skepticism, a few good quarters would likely lead to a big move in the stock, but I'm not sure there are any particular reasons to expect that any time soon.

Read the article here:
Low Visibility Forces A Big Reset At Itron

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