Latest Expert Opinions

Signal
Opinion
Expert
HOLD
HOLD
March 15, 2011
It’s a good stock that he likes and it is a keeper. There was a problem with reserves and accounting differences and that was all straightened away years ago.
It’s a good stock that he likes and it is a keeper. There was a problem with reserves and accounting differences and that was all straightened away years ago.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$68.130
Owned
Yes
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
March 15, 2011
No big yield – it is getting expensive. A well positioned company bit getting a but expensive.
Halliburton Co (HAL-N)
March 15, 2011
No big yield – it is getting expensive. A well positioned company bit getting a but expensive.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$44.010
Owned
Unknown
WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
March 15, 2011
It’s in the emerging markets in Telecom. French government owns 27% and he wonders when they will get rid of it. Nice yield. It will not do a major sprint.
Orange SA (ORAN-N)
March 15, 2011
It’s in the emerging markets in Telecom. French government owns 27% and he wonders when they will get rid of it. Nice yield. It will not do a major sprint.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$20.880
Owned
Unknown
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
March 15, 2011
If he bought it a month ago he would expect to sell it 5 years from now. Not really cheap. Would not buy it today and sell in 30 days. Would look at averaging the price.
If he bought it a month ago he would expect to sell it 5 years from now. Not really cheap. Would not buy it today and sell in 30 days. Would look at averaging the price.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$15.330
Owned
Unknown
WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
March 15, 2011
Big Indian bank. Tying to expand and grow business in Canada. A well-run bank but not really cheap. More than 2 times book value.
ICICI Bank Ltd. (IBN-N)
March 15, 2011
Big Indian bank. Tying to expand and grow business in Canada. A well-run bank but not really cheap. More than 2 times book value.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$44.610
Owned
Unknown
BUY
BUY
March 15, 2011
Still a great organization and now they are getting their act together on the environmental side. Well positioned. Still 4% yield.
BP PLC (BP-N)
March 15, 2011
Still a great organization and now they are getting their act together on the environmental side. Well positioned. Still 4% yield.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$43.770
Owned
Yes
HOLD
HOLD
March 15, 2011
Since 1993 did 120 acquisitions. They know how to do it. He is happy to hold it.
Cisco (CSCO-Q)
March 15, 2011
Since 1993 did 120 acquisitions. They know how to do it. He is happy to hold it.
Don Reed
President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments
Price
$17.390
Owned
Yes