Today Blake Bos and Andrew Tonner look at one contentious stock over the last year: Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI)

The company recently indicated some expected growth from new auto sales, as well as a de-leveraging of their balance sheet. Ultimately, Blake thinks the competitive landscape for this company is favorable, as the nearest competitor, Pandora (NYSE:P), is unlikely to be a really disruptive force. 

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