The Espoo, Finland- based Nokia Corporation (ADR)(NYSE:NOK) major drop in stock prices in over a decade is turning the mobile-device manufacturer into a possible takeover target for buyers ready to bet that it still has a future in smart phones.
Shares of Nokia moved down 18% on Friday after estimating a wider operating loss in the second-quarter from handsets and mentioned that the company would lower almost 10,000 jobs as it cedes market share to Apple Inc’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone and Samsung Electronics Co gadgets.
Nokia stock traded at a 38% discount to its net assets after dropping almost $100 billion in market value. Bloomberg compiled data confirmed that it’s the least expensive since 1995.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEN) surged +2.99% to settle at $15.51, Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) moved up +4.70% to end at $1.56 while Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (ADR) (NASDAQ:ERIC) surged +1.70% to finish on Friday at $8.95.
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) on June 15, 2012 it increased +5.53% to the closing price of $2.48. The overall volume in the last trading session was 49.56 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $2.30-$7.38. The total market capitalization remained $9.29 billion.
NOK is ahead its 52 week low with +7.83% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -63.72%. NOK last month stock price volatility remained 3.86%. In its share capital NOK has 3.83 billion outstanding shares among them 3.82 billion shares have been floated in market exchange. NOK stock institutional ownership remained 12.07%.
The stock price of NOK is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -10.98% and remote negatively from 50 days moving average with -23.78%. NOK current year earnings per share experienced a downfall of -162.97% while its current quarter performance remained -49.70%. Company’s beta coefficient included 1.61. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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