- The stock price has fallen over the last decade
- The company is run only for the benefit of its executives
- Management always lowers guidance, punishing the stock
- It's too hard for value investors to make money in large caps
- The company is being run into the ground
And my personal favourite, because it somehow blends two separate concepts that both ignore price vs value, and manages to do so in the same sentence:
- There is no catalyst for growth
Finally, one investor was certain enough to be able to predict the following (at least, I think this came from certainty, and not as some sort of threat):
- If you invest, you will be sorry!
Having almost doubled from its price in the low teens in mid-2011, Cisco is now ready to graduate from the Stock Ideas page to the Value In Action page; I have taken my profits. Congrats to all the value guys (I know there are a lot of us!) that bought it back then.
Disclosure: No position