ADT: "Hate That Company" Loses Billion On Amazon Ring Deal

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 02, 2018

It has not been a good 2018 for ADT.

And this week has been even worse.

In the aftermath of Amazon acquiring Ring for a billion plus, ADT's market valuation dropped a billion, as investors fear Amazon beating ADT.

Indeed, on CNBC, investor Jason Calacanis declared ADT not only the big loser of the deal but that people 'absolutely hate that company', as shown in the video embedded below:

Is Calacanis just hot air? Does he hate ADT as much as many security professionals do?

First, on the positive side for ADT.

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