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Mon Oct 27

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 7:02 PM

buyback

Cree ups buyback to $550M, plans to increase credit facility • 6:47 PM

Eric Jhonsa, SA News Editor
With its shares having plunged due to bad earnings news, CREE has hiked the size of its FY15 (ends June '15) buyback to $550M. With $97M [more]

Thu Oct 23

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 9:19 AM

CREE-Below $20

With an earnings forecast of $0.05 - $0.09 per diluted share (GAAP EPS), the stock is still richly valued at an annualized P/E of between 76 and 136.


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Tue Oct 21

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 4:53 PM

Cree-Investors analyst

Cree has just made most all of the analyst that follow Cree have egg on their face.They made all of their predictions of revenues and earning look ridicules. They will not be a happy lot and I expect many of them will drop Cree because they can't be [more]

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 4:21 PM

Revenues and earning-Shortfall!

Cree (NASDAQ:CREE): FQ1 EPS of $0.24 misses by $0.12.
Revenue of $427.6M (+9% Y/Y) misses by $5M, but is close to guidance of $428M (provided in Cree's FQ1 warning).
Expects FQ2 revenue of $400M-$420M and EPS of $0.20-$0.24, below a consensus [more]

Sun Oct 19

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 1:46 PM

Re: N&O column

A quote from the article

>>" I am quite certain that the company’s recent announcement has little to do with the lasting value of the company.">>>

How about 6 last quarters of lowered analyst expectations [more]

Thu Oct 9

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 1:06 PM

Re: CREE #6

What surprising to me is where is GE? GE use to state that they needed to be either #1 or #2 in the markets they serve. They have a long way to go if they want to remain in lighting.

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 9:24 AM

CREE #6

The top manufacturer of packaged LEDs is Japan's Nichia, based on 2013 revenue, according to IHS. Germany's Osram Opto is No. 2, followed by Samsung Electronics and Seoul Semiconductor, both of South Korea. Philips Lumileds, based in San Jose, [more]

Wed Oct 8

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 9:47 AM

Re: What Makes Cree (CREE) a Strong Sell?

Zacks strong sell Dec.23 2013,not a bad call, the price then $60.90

Zacks #5 Rank Additions for Monday
December 23, 2013

Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks #5 Rank ("strong sell") List today:
• Campus Crest [more]

Mon Oct 6

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 12:43 PM

My take-dead money

Analysis are now predicting a down qt.$0.36 vs. $0.39 and also the Dec. qt.$0.40 vs.$0.46 and for this fiscal yr.$1.60 vs. $1.65

This from Seeking Alpha

>>>>The implications of the profit warning are substantial for the [more]

Fri Oct 3

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 2:08 PM

New analysis

Cree adds to losses following Needham downgrade • 1:58 PM

Eric Jhonsa, SA News Editor
•"We are concerned that the pricing pressure Cree faces in the LED component business could persist in the next few quarters," says [more]

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 9:24 AM

Local Spin

“I don’t think this is a blip,” said Piper Jaffray analyst Mike Ritzenthaler. “I think this will be something that will take awhile to play out completely.”

We continue to be concerned about Cree’s market position and the adverse impact on [more]

Thu Oct 2

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 9:08 AM

Bad Timing

Here's Why We Believe Cree Is Still Worth $58

Oct. 2, 2014 12:31 AM ET

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 8:58 AM

Timber

Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, today announced preliminary estimates of financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended September 28, 2014. Revenue for the quarter is expected to be approximately $428 million, with earnings [more]

Tue Sep 23

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 2:20 PM

$42 target

•Stephens has upgraded Cree (CREE +1.8%) to Equal Weight, and set a $42 target.
•The upgrade comes with shares of the LED component/lighting provider having closed yesterday near their 52-week low of $40.60. They're still down 33% YTD.

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 10:59 AM

Philips spin off

"Giving independence to our lighting solutions business will better enable it to expand its global leadership position and venture into adjacent market opportunities," Van Houten said.


Philips, Osram and fellow lightbulb [more]

Tue Sep 16

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 2:52 PM

Short Interest Up

As the stk. price falls,the shorts are still piling on. CREE is one of the very few companies that institutional ownership and short interest exceeds 100% of the float. That because the shorts adds stock to the float.

When a stock falls in [more]

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 12:00 PM

tepid guidance

Tepid guidance allow management to meet their targets, so that they get their bonuses.


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Mon Sep 15

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 9:34 AM

GS Downgrade

LED pair trade from Goldman, with Cree cut, Acuity upgraded • 7:40 AM

Stephen Alpher, SA News Editor
•Positive on LED lighting adoption, analyst Brian Lee says CREE shares have already price in solid execution in this segment by the [more]

Tue Sep 9

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 2:30 PM

Re: Insider Selling: Cree Director Sells 5,000 S

twr>>"That means their total existing stock compensation is close to nothing now unless the stock turns around.">>>

No, what it means is that they will be issuing new stock options at much lower prices!

One [more]

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 10:30 AM

Re: Insider Selling: Cree Director Sells 5,000 S

Clyde Hosein the Cree director that sold stock, looks to me, that he wasn't strapped for funds to exercise and pay taxes on the 5,000 shares of stock.


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