Latest Expert Opinions

Signal
Opinion
Expert
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 5, 2004
A very fine company. Coming out with far too many models and the competition is hot and heavy at the low end of the market, especially in Asia. Would prefer to play cellulars through Samsung Electronics.
Nokia (NOK-N)
October 5, 2004
A very fine company. Coming out with far too many models and the competition is hot and heavy at the low end of the market, especially in Asia. Would prefer to play cellulars through Samsung Electronics.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$14.360
Owned
No
BUY
BUY
October 5, 2004
Likes their Adams acquisition which gives them new areas with the ability to gain share. Cutting costs.
Unilever NV (UN-N)
October 5, 2004
Likes their Adams acquisition which gives them new areas with the ability to gain share. Cutting costs.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$58.160
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
October 5, 2004
Very strong company and strong diversfication.
ING Groep NV (ING-N)
October 5, 2004
Very strong company and strong diversfication.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$26.200
Owned
Yes
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 5, 2004
Has done reasonably well, but would not be his first choice. Would rather own a China Mobile, China Telecom, Telefonica or Telemex. They are in the right industry but have had troubles with their costs.
Has done reasonably well, but would not be his first choice. Would rather own a China Mobile, China Telecom, Telefonica or Telemex. They are in the right industry but have had troubles with their costs.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$18.850
Owned
No
BUY
BUY
October 5, 2004
Good company.
KT Corp. (KT-N)
October 5, 2004
Good company.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$18.980
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
October 5, 2004
Good company.
SK Telecom Co. (SKM-N)
October 5, 2004
Good company.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$20.220
Owned
No
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 5, 2004
Has declined because of a recall of one of their drugs. Will probably have a bounce.
Merck & Company (MRK-N)
October 5, 2004
Has declined because of a recall of one of their drugs. Will probably have a bounce.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$33.430
Owned
Unknown