Navigate through this blog to find effective information on online stock trading, stock investing. Get updated with effective stock trading tips, articles, news, resources to select best stock pick for making consistent profit. Know more about stock trader, stock investor, fundamental analysis, technical analysis of stock market and much more.

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Stock Pick: Embarq

Embarq showed strong Q1 result

The company announced its quarterly result for the first quarter of 2008, including record earnings and cash flow. The company reported total revenues of $1.57 billion, operating income of $434 million, diluted earnings per share of $1.38 and cash flow before dividends of $286 million.

The company paid a dividend of $0.6875 per share in the first quarter, and repurchased approximately 3.35 million common shares at a cost of $135 million. Through April 25, 2008, the company purchased an additional 2.62 million shares at a cost of $104 million.

The company ended the quarter with net debt of $5.6 billion, a sequential reduction of $187 million.

The company reported a decline of 120,000 access lines in the first quarter, ending with 6.19 million access lines. During the quarter, the company added 63,000 high-speed Internet subscribers, bringing the total to 1.34 million. Video net additions totaled 17,000 during the quarter, resulting in the company ending the quarter with 217,000 of its customers subscribing to video services.

About Embarq Corporation

Embarq Corporation (NYSE: EQ), headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, offers a complete suite of common sense communications services. The company has approximately 19,000 employees and operates in 18 states. EMBARQ is included in the S&P 500.

For consumers, EMBARQ offers an innovative portfolio of services that includes reliable local and long distance home phone service, high-speed Internet, wireless, and satellite TV from DISH Network® - all on one monthly bill.

For businesses, EMBARQ has a comprehensive range of flexible and integrated services designed to help businesses of all sizes be more productive and communicate with their customers. This service portfolio includes local voice and data services, long distance, Business Class High-Speed Internet, wireless, enhanced data network services, voice and data communication equipment and managed network services. EMBARQ believes that by focusing on the communities the company serves and by employing common sense and practical ingenuity, it is able to provide customers with a committed partner, dedicated customer service and innovative products for work and home.

Technical Analysis

Technically, the stock shows strong support at $39, but at the same time has strong resistant at $42. Once the stock crosses $42 successfully with high volume, the stock can easily touch $48 with long term target of $65+.

Short Term Target: $48
Medium Term Target: $58
Long Term Target: $65+

Disclaimer: The views, investment and stock trading tips expressed on this online stock trading blog are solely from the blog owner. The blog owner advises users to check with certified experts before taking any stock trading or stock investing decision.


Anonymous said...


Visited your blog and commend your work. With what i see here i believe you must have a very good readership and i was wondering if you might be interested in a way to further add value to your blog while earning some good income. INO.COM offers a great affiliate program that pays handsomely on purchases as well as free leads generated from users signing up to their free market analysis tools and INO TV free. They have great banners you can simply put up on your site and get the sales coming in.

If you feel this sounds like what you might be interested in i will appreciate if you join vis my affiliate recommendation link (thank you) also you can have a look at my site to see their banners that i have put up.

Once again great job you are doing here, keep it up.



P.S. The affiliate link you need to sign up again is

chris said...

Hi there,

I tried contacting you a while but never received a response, can you please email me so we can discuss my proposal?


Indian Stock Market said...

The explanation given is really comprehensive and informative. I am feeling happy to comment on this blog . I think this is useful information for blog users-How does the ordinary investor fit into the equation comprising of global factors coupled with manipulation in the stock markets?
1. Invest for the long-term. If you have an investment horizon of 5-10 years and are invested in the right sectors, chances are that you will gain
2. Invest money that you can afford to lose. In other words, do not put your entire life savings in the markets.
3. Study the market thoroughly before you invest
4. Avoid putting all your eggs in one basket. Hence, diversify your portfolio

Mike said...

Hi Chris,

Sorry for not responding you, as I was quite busy with my another project. Please send me your email address to move further regarding your proposal.


John said...

Great Post. I would like to know more about other companies in this category and their future perspective.