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Description: Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. had rallied 40 percent from its spinoff when Adnaan Ahmad started covering the stock with a “sell” rating. The mobile-phone maker has lost nearly all its gain since his Jan. 21 report.

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: 05/20/2011

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-05-20/analysts-punished-as-fewer-than-1-of-sells-work-since-2009.html

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarized the essence of the report with respect to what it suggests about predictions for a particular stock.
  • Why do you suppose the record is so poor?
  • How should this affect investor decision-making?

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