Is BlackBerry in for a World of Pain?

Last week, Exane BNP Paribas downgraded shares of BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY  ) , citing the fact that its long-term profitability essentially hinges on the longevity of its services revenue, which they believe is unsustainable. In this video, Fool contributor Steve Heller assesses whether BNP is making the right call, by diving deep into BlackBerry's fiscal 2013 results.

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  • Report this Comment On May 31, 2013, at 10:20 PM, TheApprentice90 wrote:

    GARBAGE!! DIDN'T U MISS THE RUN UP FROM $6???? Yeah u did...... MOTLEY FOOL IS A JOKE!

  • Report this Comment On June 01, 2013, at 10:28 AM, BBRYtom wrote:

    making an assessment of bbry before BB10 and then extrapolating that forward as if nothing has changed makes the entire article junk. Just another good reason to heed the warning that past results....

  • Report this Comment On June 01, 2013, at 3:36 PM, HelpIsHere wrote:

    Sounds to me as though the responses nailed it, this is a joke right? Do these guys get paid to produce these videos and who pays them? Apple? That might be the worst analysis of a company that I have ever heard.

  • Report this Comment On June 01, 2013, at 4:17 PM, eidsonb wrote:

    Remember these are the same people who said BB ramped up component orders to hide the fact they were not selling phones....

  • Report this Comment On June 01, 2013, at 5:52 PM, TIMNPAWC wrote:

    "Steve Heller assesses whether BNP is making the right call, by diving deep into BlackBerry's fiscal 2013 results."

    Deep dive?

    Where?

    Any forecasts?

    Calculations?

    You should have at least practiced as you kept getting your words mixed up.

    Why can't we listen and read real analysis, real interpretation, real thoughts

  • Report this Comment On June 02, 2013, at 2:41 AM, k1moops wrote:

    Blackberry can run but it can't hide forever. BBRY -> $7.

  • Report this Comment On June 02, 2013, at 10:35 AM, magnaman1969 wrote:

    I don't take investment advice from McLovin.

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