After spending more than a year trapped between a two- and three-star rank, STEC
It's easy to see why more CAPS members are becoming bullish on STEC's future. As solid state drives (SSD) gain more traction in the enterprise space, STEC could expand its footprint in the market.
The company has been fairly quiet on specifics regarding inventory overhang issues with its largest customer, EMC
Speaking of large customers, some CAPS members particularly like STEC's aim to diversify its revenue. The marketing plan it launched earlier this year could help the company gain more business from customers such as Oracle
The SSD market will no doubt face heavier competition as more players seek a piece of the action. Micron
But since STEC holds a solid competitive position in enterprise SSDs, many CAPS members believe it can grow its market share and remain the industry leader. STEC has more products in development and a balance sheet free of debt, fueling many CAPS members' confidence in its ability to beat the market.
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