ADT Hammered Again, Loses Another Billion In Market Cap

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 16, 2018

ADT's CEO told investors that, 'in baseball terms', ADT was batting 5 for 5.

But investors told ADT's CEO, 'in baseball terms', that he was being demoted to Triple-A.

Just 2 weeks after ADT lost a billion in market cap in the wake of the Amazon / Ring deal, ADT lost another billion in market cap after announcing their full 2017 financials. In 2 months, ADT has gone from an expected share price up to $19, to pricing their IPO at $14, to opening at ~$12, now down to $9.

In the midst of this fall, they have acquired 2 security integrators, most notably the non-merger with ASG.

What is happening to ADT? Is acquiring commercial security integrators the solution? We examine these questions inside.

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