Avigilon Growth Down, Expenses Up, Stock Slammed (Q1 2015)

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 05, 2015

Avigilon growth rate continues to slow down sharply yet the company's aggressive spending continues.

Because of that, the stock market is punishing Avigilon yet.

In this note, we break down Avigilon's financial results, look at the causes of Avigilon's challenges and the future for the former high flier.

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