The recent run-up in the market would make it easy to justify selling any stock these days. Yet, while panic never helps investors, it's still a good idea to play devil's advocate with investments.
Consider disk-drive maker Seagate Technology
Here at The Motley Fool, we like to consider both the good and the bad sides of an investment, so in this article, so I'm highlighting three of the main bearish arguments on Seagate Technology today. Be sure to read the bullish side as well, and then weigh in with your own comments below or rate Seagate Technology in CAPS.
In the fourth quarter, Western Digital
2. Shifting technology
Some CAPS members argue that hard-disk drives eventually will take a back seat to more efficient technology like flash and solid state drives (SSD). Flash memory maker SanDisk
3. Run its course
While stocks across many areas of tech like Advanced Micro Devices and Fairchild Semiconductor International have offered big gains in the past year, Seagate has given investors big returns, too. With questions about Seagate's competitive position in the coming years against newer technologies, some investors consider now a good time to cash out.
To see details of what CAPS members are saying now about Seagate Technology, just click on over to Motley Fool CAPS and have a look -- or add your own thoughts directly to this story in the comments box below.
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