Polycom Inc ($PLCM) Cautious Buy or Hold to $26 Confident Investor Rating: Fair


Company name Polycom Inc
Stock ticker PLCM
Live stock price [stckqut]PLCM[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair
Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good
Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $20.61
Target stock price (averages with growth) $30.17
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $25.62
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $18.58

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=plcm

Polycom, Inc. is a provider of unified communications (UC) solutions and a provider of telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions based on open standards. With Polycom RealPresence video and voice solutions, from infrastructure to endpoints, people all over the world can collaborate face-to-face without being in the same physical location. The Company has three operating segments: Americas, which consist of North, Central and Latin Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. The products and solutions include Network Infrastructure, UC Group Systems and UC Personal Devices, which includes desktop video devices and wireless local area network products. On March 21, 2011, the Company acquired Accordent Technologies, Inc. On July 27, 2011, it acquired Hewlett-Packard Company’s (HP) Visual Collaboration (HPVC) business, including the Halo Products and Managed Services business. On October 14, 2011, it acquired ViVu, Inc.

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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