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Liberty Conference Call Excerpts Relating To SiriusXM

As most investors know, Liberty Media recently held its quarterly call. As would be expected, there were portions of the call that relate to SiriusXM and the proposed deal. Below are the pertinent parts of the transcript. Investors should know that this type of deal has a very narrow window where it makes sense for… → Read More

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SiriusXM – Oh The Irony

As SiriusXM tumbles down, there are many investors that are frustrated.  Not a day goes by that I do not receive communications from investors regarding the company and the proposed transaction with Liberty Media.  To my surprise, most of those that contact me really do not understand this deal.  These investors are hung up on… → Read More

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Wunderlich Downgrades SiriusXM To Hold

Analyst Matthew Harrigan has downgraded SiriusXM from a buy with a $4.20 price target to a hold with a $3.80 price target.  The firm had applied a higher price target to the company if a deal with Liberty media can be struck, but feels that a deal is becoming less likely and therefore the equity… → Read More

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2014 Starts Off With Slower Auto Sales

It could be the weather, it could be the economy, or it could be that pent up demand is easing.  No matter how you slice it, auto sales started off 2014 in a modest fashion.  January is usually a light month, but not many might have expected to see a year over year decline in… → Read More

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All Share Buybacks At SiriusXM On Hold

SiriusBuzz Premium members were aware that this might very well be the situation because I outlined it shortly after Liberty Media made its proposal.  We all knew that Liberty requested that SiriusXM stop buying SIRI shares from Liberty, and we all knew that SiriusXM agreed to delay that purchase until April.  What I speculated, and… → Read More

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SiriusXM Scores $1 Billion Revenue Quarter – Misses On EPS

SiriusXM had its first ever quarter with greater than $1 billion  in revenue, but at the same time missed street EPS estimates by a penny.  The equity is trading down early in the session.  The company also had record free cash flow and record Adjusted EBITDA growth. The call itself was actually somewhat vanilla given… → Read More

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Be Ready For SiriusXM To Dip

Things are not looking good.  This equity is a week away from a conference call that will be pretty ho-hum, and the technicals are breaking down.  We now have developed 3 warning flags, and this has to have many investors on the edge of their seats. Do you stay in and hope for a stronger… → Read More

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SiriusXM And Nissan Extend Deal

SiriusXM announced today that the company has extended its relationship with Nissan through 2018.  As part of the announcement, it was stated that Nissan North America will significantly increase penetration of SiriusXM factory-installed technology across the entire Nissan model lineup. Nissan cars equipped with satellite radio are not counted in the satellite radio’s subscriber numbers… → Read More

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Ralph Nader Is Active On SiriusXM – Is He Right?

Activist Ralph Nader was very vocal right out of the gate when Liberty Media made its intentions to take over SiriusXM public.  In fact, it seemed like only a matter of hours went by when Nader called the offer ludicrous.  This begs the question of whether Nader actually took the time to really study the… → Read More

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To C or Not To C… That Is The Question

Over the past few days we have heard a lot about the hypothetical Liberty Media series C shares.  Sirius XM investors are trying to wrap their heads around what exactly a C share is, how liquid it will be, and whether owing such shares carries any advantage or disadvantage to the current holding of SIRI… → Read More