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5/1/13TMUS Makes Its Debut (Telecom Ramblings)

Yep, the merger of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS is complete, and the combined company started trading today under the ticker TMUS.  Deutsche Telekom still owns 74% of the company of course, but now has a bit of breathing room as its US division takes on the challenge of still being #4 in a tough business. The [...]

4/27/13(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Receives Revised Deal Term (Stock Blog Hub)

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS) has received another bid offer from T-Mobile USA, subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG to woo shareholders who stood against the proposed merger. Last week, T-Mobile, in its final offer to MetroPCS, reduced the combined company’s debt burden by $3.8 billion to $11.2 billion. The latest amendments in the deal terms were [...]

4/10/13Deutsche Telekom Yields Some Last Minute Ground (Telecom Ramblings)

As the shareholder vote at MetroPCS loomed this Friday, Deutsche Telekom faced the possibility that it's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA might not carry the day. Speculation had been rising for weeks that they would blink, and in fact that's exactly what they have now done - to an extent. The German giant sweetened the deal [...]

4/4/13Is Deutsche Telekom About to Blink? (Telecom Ramblings)

With the MetroPCS shareholder showdown just eight days away, it appears that Deutsche Telekom may be about to blink. It's been some six months since they made the bid, which would simultaneously boost T-Mobile USA's spectrum position and distance the German incumbent from its US progeny. Large shareholders have been agitating for a better offer for [...]

3/13/13FCC, FTC In Hand, MetroPCS/T-Mobile Deal Faces Shareholders (Telecom Ramblings)

Just after the five month mark since T-Mobile's purchase of MetroPCS was announced, regulators have signed off on the transaction. Yesterday, it was the FCC giving the green light, and today the FTC has followed suit. But regulatory clearance hasn't really been the question, now T-Mobile and MetroPCS will face the real test: the smaller [...]

10/10/12(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Finalizes Merger Plan (Stock Blog Hub)

MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (PCS) and Deutsche Telekom AG (DTEGY), parent company of T-Mobile USA have finally settled for a merger deal. The two companies have signed a definitive agreement on a proposed merger of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS. The proposed agreement has been approved by the Board of Directors of both MetroPCS and Deutsche Telekom, but [...]

10/5/12TMobile/MetroPCS Poll Results: Strategic, Logical, and Defensive (Telecom Ramblings)

Yesterday's poll will remain open for a while yet, but I found the results after the first day to be somewhat enlightening. The three most common adjectives that Telecom Ramblings readers picked to describe T-Mobile USA's planned merger with MetroPCS have been, interestingly enough, 'strategic', 'logical', and 'defensive'. Those are currently followed by yet more reasonably [...]

10/4/12Sprint Preparing Counter Offer For MetroPCS (Telecom Ramblings)

[company id="s"] may not take the DT/MetroPCS deal lying down. Reports this morning say that the company is preparing a counter bid for MetroPCS.  DT is said to be prepared for such an eventuality.  But regardless, we may have an auction on our hands. It's not as if Sprint couldn't have bid for MetroPCS before, but [...]

10/3/12T-Mobile/MetroPCS: Done Deal (Telecom Ramblings)

It's official, Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS have come to terms and the German giant's T-Mobile USA unit will merge with smaller rival MetroPCS. The combined AWS spectrum will give T-MobileUSA's LTE plans a nice boost in major metro areas where MetroPCS is strong. The deal is structured so as to give T-Mobile USA a US listing [...]

10/2/12T-Mobile USA Prepares to Pounce on MetroPCS (Telecom Ramblings)

With the tw telecom rumor now receding somewhat into waiting mode, we have another merger rumor in the telecom world, this time it's in wireless and it has teeth. T-Mobile is apparently poised to pounce on its smaller rival MetroPCS, looking to rejuvenate their US presence with an existing, if small, LTE buildout already in [...]

8/27/12(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Rolls out Smart Plan (Stock Blog Hub)

Stiff competition among telecom operators has forced MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS) – one of the leading prepaid operators in the U.S. market – to offer attractive 4G LTE service plans to low-end customers. The new plan – costing its customers just $55 a month – is offering unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data services. Moreover, [...]

7/6/12Verizon, MetroPCS Club Net Neutrality With the Bill of Rights (Telecom Ramblings)

Sometimes you just have to sit back and wonder about the world. This week, [company id="vz"] and its smaller mobile competitor MetroPCS took another swing at network neutrality regulations. This time though, timing things to coincide with our annual preoccupation with 5-4 Supreme Court rulings du jour, they brought out the legal guns of last [...]

4/9/12(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Raises Rates and Limits Data (Stock Blog Hub)

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS) – one of the lowest cost wireless service providers in the U.S. – has announced price raises for its unlimited plan. Subscribers will now have to pay $70.00 per month instead of $60.00 for its unlimited 4G LTE data plan. Further, the carrier has also announced bandwidth throttling to three of its [...]

2/27/12Sprint Aborts MetroPCS Bid, Raises Cash (Telecom Ramblings)

According to reports over the weekend, [company id="s"] was all set to buy [company id="pcs"] last week, but walked away at the last minute when the transaction was nixed by Sprint's board of directors. The deal was said to be worth about $8B, giving MetroPCS shareholders a 30% premium. I'm actually kind of surprised that the [...]

1/23/12Making a Phone Call and Text Message to Sell (Invest2Success)

Click Here To Review and Compare Different Trading Software's Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy Chinese New Year in the Year of the Water Dragon! This week my stock pick is a low-risk high-reward sell on MetroPCS wireless communications company. I'm seeing major upside resistance currently in the DJIA, SP500, Nasdaq as well as other major global indicies right now at least in the short-term. Lets watch and see what the markets are going to do this week to determine a more clear intermediate to...

1/23/12MetroPCS Communications Inc (NYSE:PCS) Stock Picks Ranked 90th/201 Among Its Industry Leaders By ... (Penny Stock DD)

Daily Stock News: MetroPCS Communications Inc (NYSE:PCS) stock picks plunged by 2.35 percent and closed at $8.72 whereas overall traded volume stood at 3.10 million shares for the last closing session as compare to its average volume stood at 4.76 million. The company (stock picks) stands in profit with the profit margin of 5.29 percent. The [...]

1/23/12Technical Analysis On MetroPCS Communications Inc (NYSE:PCS) Stock Picks (Penny Stock DD)

Daily Stock News: MetroPCS Communications Inc (NYSE:PCS) stock picks moving down by 2.35% to close at $8.72 with overall traded volume of 3.10 million shares in the last Friday 20th  closing day as compare to its average volume stood at 4.76 million. The company (stock picks) is in highly profitability with Return on Equity of 9.10%. The [...]

1/9/12(PCS) MetroPCS Communications to Provide Live Mobile TV (Stock Blog Hub)

After pioneering the 4G LTE services in the U.S., MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (PCS) is now headed for the live mobile TV market. MetroPCS, the fifth largest wireless provider in the U.S.joined with Mobile Content Venture (“MCV”) for this endeavor. Mobile Content Venture is a joint effort by 12 major broadcast groups, including big names like Pearl [...]

12/30/11Benzinga’s M&A Chatter for Friday December 30, 2011 (Phil’s Stock World)

Courtesy of Benzinga. Here are the M&A deals and chatter for Friday December 30, 2011: AT&T to Acquire Leap Wireless, [...]

12/20/11Industrial Review On MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:PCS) Stock Picks (Penny Stock DD)

Stock Performance: MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:PCS) stock picks plunged by 4.56% to close at $7.95 with traded volume of 2.87 million shares in the last Monday closing day as compare to its average volume stood at 5.19 million. The company maintains a strong short term liquidity position as per its current ratio of 3.27 times. The (stock [...]

12/1/11(PCS) MetroPCS Communications to Add Content on 4G Devices (Stock Blog Hub)

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS) is all set to woo its customers by adding content from ABC Entertainment. The company has recently joined hands with ABC, to bring ABC and subsidiary lifestyle content such as Disney Channel, Disney XD and ESPN on all its 4G handsets via MetroSTUDIO video on-demand application. The deal terms were however [...]

9/28/11The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: AT&T, MetroPCS Communications, Leap Wireless, CenturyLink and ... (Penny Stock DD) announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS), Leap Wireless International Inc. (Nasdaq: LEAP), [...]

6/20/11(PCS) MetroPCS Communications in Neutral Lane (Stock Blog Hub)

We believe MetroPCS Communications (PCS), one of the leading providers of unlimited prepaid wireless service in the U.S., remains well positioned to gain from the successful launch and execution of “Wireless for All” service plans. Further, growing demand for Android smartphones and the company’s entry into fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) wireless broadband services ensure [...]

5/27/11Stocks In Focus: PCS, CVS, MHS (Stock Wizard)

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) surged more than 9% in Friday's pre-market trading after lawmakers questioned whether AT&T Inc.’s (NYSE: T) proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA would benefit consumers. In California, state regulators moved Thursday to begin a probe of the controversial deal. CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) rallied more than 3% in Friday's pre-market trading after the company confirmed that it has been awarded a three-year contract to provide integrated pharmacy...

5/25/11Analyst Actions: HAL, JNPR, SAPE, PCS, CNW (Stock Wizard)

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL): Morgan Stanley on Wednesday upgraded its rating on the company to Overweight from Equal Weight. The firm lifted its price target on the stock to $85 from $66. Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR): Auriga lowered its rating on the company to Hold from Buy. The firm slashed its price target on the stock to $40 from $50.  Sapient (NASDAQ: SAPE): Goldman Sachs downgraded its rating on Sapient to Neutral from Buy and removed the stock from their Conviction Buy...

5/4/11INCY, MCP, PCS, ZSL Among Charts to Watch (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Yesterday we showed you the Boxer Shorts and what they were doing. Certainly there are a lot of negative looking charts, but there are still a lot of bullish ones. Despite the fact that the market had some difficult sessions the last few days, w...

5/3/11MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS): Q1 Earnings Roundup (Stock Wizard)

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) reported that its first-quarter net income surged to $56.4 million, or 15 cents a share, from $22.7 million, or 6 cents, in the year-ago quarter. Revenue rose to $1.19 billion from $970.5 million. Analysts, on average, expected the company to report earnings of 19 cents a share on revenue of $1.13 billion. "We reported record net subscriber additions of over seven hundred twenty-five thousand this quarter, the highest in company history....

3/22/11Stocks with New Highs at NYSE: (CBR, RES, PCS, ING, PDS) (Penny Stock DD)

CIBER, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) surged by 5.25% to close at $6.42 with overall traded volume of 1 million shares in the last trading day. The current market price is 30.15% more than its last 50 days simple moving average. The RSI value of 78.12 times depicts that the current share value is in highly overbought level. [...]

2/17/11Three Solid Investments: AVT, PCS and TRW (The Iconoclast Investor)

I pulled up a list of Value Line stocks with Timeliness Ratings of one, and as usual 100 stocks popped up. In Value Line’s view, all 100 stocks will outperform the stock market indexes for the next six to 12 months. Then I downloaded all Standard & Poor’s stocks with S&P Stars Ratings of five, [...]

1/14/11Metro PCS: An Undervalued Wireless Play? (Wall St. Cheat Sheet)

The wireless sector continues to exhibit strong growth ...

12/31/10NYSE Technology Sector Performers: (PCS, UMC, AUO, TER, LSI) (Penny Stock DD)

MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:PCS) surged by 1.28% and closed at $12.66 whereas overall traded volume stood at 2.06 million shares for the day. Its price to earnings ratio stands at 21.10 times till its last trading session. Its total market capitalization stood at $4.49 billion. United Microelectronics Corp (ADR) (NYSE:UMC) jumped up by 1.31% to [...]

12/6/10Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Short open trade (Trading with the Average Jay)

Today's trade is a short position in Office Depot, Inc (ODP) . I am using both the weekly and daily chart supply zones as a target entry. I am short at $4.86 and looking for a profit target of $4.38. This will be a swing trade with a stop in place in case I am wrong. Blog note: With any stock that I discus I may or may not hold a long or short position. Please do not use any information on this blog to plan your trades. This blog is only for fun informational news and charts. I can...

11/30/10MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (PCS) SHORT Trade (Trading with the Average Jay)

This trade on MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (Public, NYSE:PCS) is a technical supply and demand zone trade. I am using the weekly time frame as my trigger to enter short. I transferred my number to both the daily and the hourly time frames to find my exit for profit target. Cover order is in place if the trade moves against me. Once again I am not trying to make a killing, but a trade that is thought out and planned for both out comes. Chart is courtesy of TradeStation. UPDATE...

11/5/10Deutsche Bank Reiterates Buy Rating And $15 PT On Shares Of MetroPCS (Benzinga)

Deutsche Bank is reiterating its Buy rating and $15 price target on MetroPCS (NYSE: PCS) following the company's strong 3Q results. “The highlight was a material beat to net adds, which drove another quarter of share gains within the prepaid voice sector,” Deutsche Bank writes. “We attribute this success to the popularity of PCS' all-in rate plans and, more recently, its smartphone and 4G offering. We are largely maintaining our estimates for PCS and continue to view the stock as the...

11/4/10(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Matches Estimates (Stock Blog Hub)

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS) reported third-quarter earnings of 22 cents per share, which is in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate and a penny higher than the prior-year quarter. Net income was $77.2 million, up 5% from $73.5 million in third quarter 2009. Total revenue of $1,020.78 million narrowly missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1,031 million [...]

10/6/10Accelerating Telecom Industry Bode Well For 2011 PCS (Benzinga)

MetroPCS (NYSE: PCS) could bode well in 2011 with smart phone trends accelerating. Several industry data points suggest that smartphone demand is accelerating in the U.S which will have a positive impact on stabilizing ARPU's and will bold well for PCS. In a research report Auriga writes, "MetroPCS (PCS, Buy) will be presenting at a competitor's fixed income conference today. While we do not expect material new information to arise from that event, we are increasing our estimates for next...

10/2/10(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Launches First LTE City in U.S. (Stock Blog Hub)

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS), the sixth-largest prepaid wireless service operator in the U.S., launched its first 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) wireless broadband service and dual-mode smartphone (designed to run on LTE and CDMA networks) in Las Vegas. MetroPCS is the first mobile operator to offer LTE services in the United States through a partnership with Samsung [...]

10/2/10(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Launches Second LTE Service in U.S. (Stock Blog Hub)

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS), the sixth-largest prepaid wireless service operator in the U.S. , launched its second 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) wireless broadband service in Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. This release follows the simultaneous launch of the first LTE service in Las Vegas and the launch of “Samsung Craft”, the first commercially available LTE enabled handset, [...]

9/20/10Metro PCS Shows Positive 3Q Store Checks (Benzinga)

Deutsche Bank maintains it's Buy on MetroPCS (NYSE: PCS) based on 3Q checks, which surveyed 85 stores in 10 states. The key finding is that rate plan mix continues to improve primarily due to strong sales of smartphones, which are frequently cited as PCS' best selling handsets. The most consistent data point from the PCS store checks was the strong demand for smartphones. For example, 60% of the stores we contacted cited the BlackBerry Curve (which requires a $60 plan) as one of the most...

9/8/10MMAX press release this morning (Penny Stock DD)

MMAX Media Contracts with WILAEN to Bring MMA Content to Mobile Phones Wed Sep 8, 6:01 AM Email Story IM Story Printable View DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MMAX Media, Inc. (OTCBB: MMAX.OB) announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with WILAEN, Wireless Latin Entertainment. WILAEN will deliver MMAX MMA content to their retail partners Sprint PCS, Nextel USA, Boost Mobile, Metro [...]

5/24/10(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Earnings Scorecard (Stock Blog Hub)

First Quarter Flashback Leading unlimited wireless carrier MetroPCS Communications (PCS) reported first-quarter 2010 earnings per share of 6 cents matching the Zacks Consensus Estimate. However, net income plunged 48% year-over-year to $22.7 million on account of a 30% year-over-year increase in operating expenses (attributable to high handset subsidies and costs related to the new rate plans), [...]

5/5/10(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Earnings Preview (Stock Blog Hub)

Leading unlimited wireless carrier MetroPCS Communications (PCS) is slated to report first-quarter 2010 results on Thursday, May 6, 2010, ahead of the opening bell. The current Zacks Consensus Estimate for the first quarter is 6 cents, representing a 51.7% year-over-year decline. MetroPCS has not released its financial guidance for the first quarter and full year 2010, [...]

4/22/10(PCS) MetroPCS Partners With FiberTower for 4G LTE Wireless (Stock Blog Hub)

Leading unlimited wireless carrier MetroPCS (PCS) has reportedly forged an agreement with backhaul and access services provider FiberTower Corp (FTWR). Under the pact, FiberTower will offer Ethernet-based backhaul services in select MetroPCS markets, which will provide the much-needed support for the carrier’s forthcoming launch of 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) wireless broadband services. Wireless Ethernet backhaul services [...]

4/21/10FiberTower Picked to Support MetroPCS’s LTE Buildout (Telecom Ramblings)

[company id="ftwr"] won a key Ethernet backhaul deal helping [company id="pcs"] build out their LTE network, the initial launch of which is scheduled for sometime in the second half of this year.  FiberTower uses a hybrid approach to its backhaul networks, leasing or building metro dark fiber where it makes sense and using wireless backhaul [...]

2/28/10(PCS) MetroPCS Communications’ Quarterly Report Exceeds Expectations (Stock Blog Hub)

Leading unlimited wireless carrier MetroPCS Communications (PCS) reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2009 results with earnings per share (EPS) of 9 cents, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 6 cents as well as the prior-year quarter EPS of 4 cents. Net income soared 127% year-over-year to $33.1 million, driven by healthy revenue growth and subscriber accretions across all [...]

2/26/10MetroPCS and Leap Offer Diverging Reports (Telecom Ramblings)

Two very similar wireless operators had very different days yesterday.  [company id="pcs"] enjoyed some real sunshine, reporting revenues of $930M, adjusted EBITDA of $251M, and earnings per share of $0.09 - all three of which were above analyst estimates.  Net customer additions and ARPU were both up.   But just next door, [company id="leap"] turned in [...]

1/13/10(PCS) MetroPCS Slips on Lower Subscriber Growth and Glum Outlook (Stock Blog Hub)

Shares of MetroPCS (PCS) slipped after the carrier reported lower subscriber growth for the fourth quarter and cut its margin outlook for 2010. The company has also revamped its prepaid wireless service plans to counter stiff competition in the low-cost unlimited prepaid wireless market. MetroPCS’ new family of nationwide unlimited (voice, text and data) service plans [...]

11/25/09(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Upgraded to Neutral (Stock Blog Hub)

We upgrade our recommendation for MetroPCS Communications (PCS) to Neutral following the company’s better-than-expected operating results in the last quarter. Reported earnings have outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate fueled by healthy revenue growth across the company’s Core and Northeast markets. MetroPCS is benefiting from its new unlimited international calling plan which is driving revenue per [...]

11/20/09Intraday action (AlphaNinja)

US stocks are down today, although above yesterday's lowest point. Dell (DELL) reported surprisingly weak results last night (as it's an AlphaNinja favorite , I'll talk more about it later), certainly not helping the broad market. Many of today's losers are simply stocks that haven't "grown into" their valuations. And on the other side of the equation, a stock like Zumiez (ZUMZ) is trading up on the day despite a weak outlook, because it's shares may have dropped too far before earnings....

11/7/09(PCS) MetroPCS Communications’ Profit Soars – but Churn Rises (Stock Blog Hub)

Leading unlimited wireless carrier MetroPCS Communications (PCS) reported better-than-expected third-quarter 2009 results with earnings per share (EPS) of 21 cents outpacing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 9 cents, as well as the prior-year quarter EPS of 13 cents. Net income increased 64% year over year to $73.6 million, driven by healthy revenue growth across all [...]

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