Tagged: $GRMN

Google goes GPS

Based on the amount of people writing about it, it must be important. I wish I understood all this shit at a time like this, but Fred helps clear it up a little with this post . Looks like Google has recognized this pie as a monster outside search that it must compete aggressively. I …

Garmin Blinks…In a Good Way

Garmin (GRMN) had me nervous. I had bought a bunch of stock back at $90 and I was not sure how they perceived their own future with the bidding war for Tele-Atlas. The market was pissed. Garmin has now passed on the bidding war and the stock is up $18. Looks like the trend is …

Garmin Admits They Are Scared

By making an insanely large late bid for Tele-Atlas , Garmin has shown their hand. They are telling the big institutions that they are desperate for the digital mapmaking relationships and are willing to pay up to keep them. With Navteq (NVT) now gone to Nokia, obviously Garmin (GRMN) management felt that they were vulnerable. …

Garmin…Chaching?

So I had a nice/lucky sale of Garmin and swap into Trimble last week for a win/win . Now Garmin is down over $20 bucks and below $100 on the Navteq/Nokia merger. I am adding some of the Garmin back I sold at $118. Market looks to be panicking here. Nokia could buy Garmin and …

Garmin and Navteq on Wallstrip

These two beauties are no strangers to my blog. I love both companies, but you CAN’T and SHOULD NOT chase. Today on Wallstrip, we take a look at Garmin and Navteq. A few things I noticed from today’s show: 1. Nobody really owns GPS units and few people have heard of Garmin or Navteq. 2. …

Garmin (GRMN) in the 'G' in GPS

Next to Apple, the single most blogged topic on my blog has been the GPS trend (many Garmin posts). Today, Garmin, which I am long, has gapped up another 12 percent to a new all-time high. It is tres expensive and always will be. I won’t chase extra stock into this strength but happy I …