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What: Fool readers got hip to Hypercom's
So what: MasterCard
Now what: Now that we know Q3 revenues rose 24% and hit a record $125.1 million, everyone's a fan of Hypercom. But true Fools know that the time to buy isn't when everyone else is jumping for joy, but when they're fearful. When I look at Hypercom today, I see massive capital spending, and free cash flow that dropped by more than half in the latest quarter and is running negative for the past nine months. If I were an owner, I'd be thinking now's an especially good time to collect my winnings and exit this stock, stage left.
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