Pandora's Sirius Car Trouble

The following video is part of today's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Charly Travers and Joe Magyer, discusses the latest business news. In this segment, the guys analyze Pandora's latest earnings. Shares were down more than 20% today on weak fourth-quarter results and the company's admission it will not be profitable this year. With the company betting its future on cars, the guys discuss how SiriusXM's relationship with automakers like Ford and GM gives it a big advantage over Pandora. Moreover, when it comes to competitive threats the guys identify two other businesses presenting challenges to the embattled Internet radio company.

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  • Report this Comment On March 08, 2012, at 1:27 PM, kmacattack wrote:

    Gotta agree. Sirius made their way "over the hump" a couple of years ago and hasn;t looked back. The stock has been very good to me, and their dollar profits and profit margins increase with every new subscriber. There are a lot of ways for Sirius to make money. The service is the Rolls Royce of radio--absolutely the best content available by far. Comparing Pandora to Sirius is like comparing fresh oats to oats which have been run through the horse already and deposited in the street. Both are oats, but one is worth paying for and one costs money to clean up the "deposits."

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