Trefis Morning Coffee – Pandora, Dell and Ford

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This morning Pandora ( P ) is off to a roaring start. The company priced its IPO last night at $16 and is trading above $20 this morning adding to the latest string of hot Internet IPO's. We We also look at Ford ( F ) and highlight its international car sales growth. Finally, to test your knowledge, we ask readers about Dell's ( DELL ) hoard of cash.

Pandora - Company of the Day

Pandora ( P ) is the leader in Internet radio. The company offers music that allows for personalized experience for each listener based on their preferences and feedback. Apart from being available online, Pandora has also launched apps for Apple's ( AAPL ) iPhone, Research in Motion's (NASDAQ:RIMM) BlackBerry and other smartphones operating on Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android OS. The company has also developed relationships with auto manufacturers like Ford ( F ) and BMW (GR:BMW).

See our analysis for Pandora

Ford International Sales - Forecast of the Day

The global automotive industry continued its strong recovery in Q1 2011. Ford's One Ford plan, which focuses on restructuring to achieve better operating profitability, developing new products and improving the balance sheet, helped increase vehicle sales. Still, the overall market for auto sales grew at a faster pace than Ford's, causing a slight reduction in Ford's market share.

See our analysis for Ford

Dell - Quiz of the Day

What percentage of Dell's stock value comes from its net cash holdings?

  1. 20%
  2. 18%
  3. 12%
  4. 40%

 

 



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This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks , US Markets

Referenced Stocks: AAPL , DELL , F , GM , P

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