Google Invests in ADT, ADT Stock Soars

By Joey Walter, Published Aug 03, 2020, 11:35am EDT

Google has announced a $450 million investment in the Florida-based security giant ADT, giving the Alphabet Inc company a 6.6% stake in ADT and sending ADT shares soaring.

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*** ******, ***** **** be * **** *** company ***** ** **** a ******* **** **** home ******** ** ***** to ******* **** ***** Amazon's ****? ***** ** also ******* **** ******* it ********* ** **** the ******** ** ***'* installation *** ****** ******* in *** ******?

** *** ***** ****, will **** ******* ***'* standing ** * ********** player ** **** ******** over *** **** *** years? *** *******-***** ***** has ***** ********, ***** declines, *** ***** *** mergers.

****** **** **** ** examine *** ****, ********* for **** ********* *** upcoming ***** *** *** partnership.

'ADT + ******' ***********

*** ********* ********* ***-**** ************** ******** ** *** August ****** *******, *********** *** '*** + ******' ***********:

  • $**** ********** ** *** common ******
  • $**** ********** ** ********, marketing, *** ********** *********
  • ****-**** *********** *********

*** "********* **********" **** provide ****** * ***** created ***** * ****** stock **** **** *** give ** ****** ** vote:

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*** *-**** **** ** period ** * *********** term ** *** ***********, potentially ********* ** ********* Google's **** **** ******** to ******* ***.

ADT ***** *****

***** **** **** ****** on ****** *, ***'* stock *****(****: ***)*** ********* ** **** as ~**% *** ** now ******* ** **.**.

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** * ******** ****, it ** *** ***** time *** ** *** trading ****** **** *** opening *****, **** ************ had ****** *** *** at $** *** ****** dropped ** $**.** ***** one *** ** *******.

**** * ******* ***********, the ***** ** ***** way *** ***** **** planned ** ** * few ***** ***, **** a ***** ** $** "in *** ****** ** their ****** ***** *** the *****".

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ADT ********* – ********** **** ********

*** ***$*.* ************** ** **** *** has ~**,*** *********.

*** *******, ******, *** struggled ***** *****-*** (****: ***)** ******* ****, **** widespread ******** ** *********** DIY ******* *** *********** concerns ** ***'* ******* to ******* ** **** complex ***** *** **** future *** ***** ** its **********.

***'* ****** ********** **** ****** ***** a**** ** ******** ******** *** '********** *****' is ** *********** ** turn ****** ***** ***********. In *******, ************* ******* ** *** overall ******** **** **** ~25% ** **%.

**** *****, *********** ******** is ***** * **** or ***** ******** *** ADT *** *** ******** base ** ~* *******, as ***** ** **** graphic ******** ** *** investor ************:

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**** ** ***** ** the ******** *** **********, however, ** ***** *** in ** *********.

Google ********* – ***** ***'* *********

****** *** ***** **** based ******* ** *** home ******** ****** **** the ******** ** * well-established ************ *** ****** network, *** **** **** indicates ****** **** * strategic ******* ** ******* its **** ** ********** and *******.

*** **************** ************ ******'* "*****-******* **** hardware *** ********", ******* by "******'* ******* ******** technology".

***** ******** ** **** for *** ** ******* the "************, ******* *** professional ********** *******" ** 5,000 ******* ************* *** its "******** ****** & dealer *******" ** **** a "******* ***** ****" to * **** ********** experience *** *********, ********** opportunity *** ***, ***********, and ************ ********.

"Next ********** ** ***** **** ********"

*** ****** ************ ******** a ******* **** *** + ****** **** ***** with ******** ******** *********, followed ** "****-***" ************ install *********, *** ****** "new, ********" ***** *** $300M ******** ** ** market *******.

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***.***/******, * *** ******* for *** ***********, **** gives ***** ********* ** the ******** *** ***** of ******** ********, ********* "trusted ************ ********" ******** with "******* ********, ******* technology", "** ****** *** next ********** ** ***** home ******** ********* ** help ****** ******* *** protect **** ******* ****".

*** ***** ******* **** indicates *** ******* ** offer ******* ****** ******* to *** ********* ********* this **** *** **** 2021, ****** *** "**********" security ********:

*** ******* ** ***** certain ****** ******* ** its ********* ********* **** year *** ** ****** the *********** ** ****. The ******** *** + Google ******* **** ******** solution **** ******* * secure ******** *** * seamless ********** **** *********** privacy *** **************** *** greater ******** ***** ** mind *** ******.

*** ********** *** ********** ADT + ****** ******** solution **** *** ** the ****** ** *** new, ******* ****, *** advances ** ******* ******** will ********* *** ***** home ******** ******** **********.

Outlook – **** **** ********* ****?

******'* *-**** *********** *** show ** *** ******* plans ** ****** **, or ******* ***, *** at ***** ******* ******** for **** ******** ***** over *** **** *** years.

**** ***'* ************ ******** and ********** ******* **** Nest * ******** ********* in ******** **** ***** home ******** *********** **** Amazon **** *** **********?

**** ******'* ****-*** ******* learning *** ***** **** reputation ******* ***'* ********** credibility ** *** ******** market *** **** *** installer *******?

*** $*** ******* ********** and $*** ******* ********** commitments ** * **** that **** ******* ****** growth ** ***** ***** of *** ******** ******** and ***** **** ******* through **** ****.

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*** *** **** * marketplace *** ** ** like ** *** **** market. **** *** ********* on ****** *** ****** cries **** *** ****** at ***** ******* * book ******* *** **** them ***. **** ** just *** *** ** the ******* *** *** plateaued *** ********* ** Google ******* **** * small ********** **** *** is ******** ** **** the ****? **** ***** more **** * ***** rep ** ****** *** rest **** * *** longer ***** ****** **** hard ********. ****** ** winded *** *** ** shape, *** ** *** playing **** ** ** American. ** *** ***** is ********** ****** **** ** American ******* *******?

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*** ** *** (**** again) ** *** ********** market *** ******** **** picking ** ****** *****. This ** *** **** news *** ***** ************!

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**** *******, *** **** a **** ** **** size *** *********** ******* even * **** ** the ***** (** *** there?).

*** **** ** ******* 100+ ****** (**** ********) in **** **** *** to ****...

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* ******'* ** ********* if ***** *** ******* board-approved **** **** ****** the **** -***** *.*.*. *** ***** Options *** ****** **** of **** **** ***** Soaring - *** *** York *****

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** **** ** *********** to *** **** ******* to ********* **** *********, DSC *** ****** *** have **** ********* ********* to *** *** ***** dealers. ** ***** **** ADT ***** ** ********* the ****/****** **** ******** as * *** ******** solution.

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***'* ***** ***** ********* was ***********, ** ******** to *****, ****** ********, but **** **** $*+ the **** ** *** day:

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*****, ***** ***** *** ADT ***** ** *** deal, ******* *** **** stockholders **** ******* ** exit *** ******* *** surprise *****. **** ***********, I ****** ***** *** stock ***** **** ***** for *** **** ** the ****. ** ***** certainly ******** ** ****, I ** *** ****.

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***** *** ******** ********, Monopoly ** ******** ** our ***** *** * hope ******** ******* ** not ****** *** **** path ** *** ****** industry.

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**** ** ** *** Google ** *** “*********” for * ******** “****** citizen”.

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**** ******** ***** *****. Google, ** *** *** of *** ***, ** in *** ******** ** collecting ****. *** *** a ***** **** ** customers *** ********* *** monitored ********** ** ***** homes. **** *** *** equipment, *** ****** *** now **** **** ****.

*** ****** ******** ** my **** **, *** long ***** ****** ******* what's *********, *** ** they ******* ****, *** much ** ***** ******* are **** ******* ** hand ****?

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**'* *** **** *** collection ** **** ****, but ***** ******, *** Apple *** **** ******, typically ***** *** ****** it ****.

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** ****** *** ****** *********** Announcement ********** ****** */*, *** *** DeVries **** * ******** statement *** *&*.

***'* **** ***** ** that ****** *** *** are ****** * ******** effort ** *** ***********, developing ******** *** ******** on *** "**** **********", though ** **** ** interesting ** **** ******'* perspective, ** **** **** not ** **** ****.

** ***'* ******** ** Google ******** **** **** versa? **** *****:

"Next **********"

*** ****** ****** *********** on ****** ********, *** the ***** ********** **** into ******** ***'* ******** on ******'* ******** **********:

*** "**** **********" **** be ***** ** *** leveraging ***** ********* *** data *********

[******* *****] ******'* ******* capabilities ** ******* *********, false ***** *********, ********* response, ***** *** **** analytics, ********* ******** ** our *** *******, *** yes **********

********

******** ** ***** ** the *********** ********* ** $150 ******* **** **** parties, *** **** ******** may ** ******* ***** compared ** *** ***** adding *******:

*** $*** ******* "******* growth ****" ** ******* dedicated ** ***** *****: the ***** ** **-*********, the ****** ** ***** product ******* ***********, *** then ****** **'** ********* int ******* ** *** own ********* – *** customer ******** *********, *** techs, *** *** ***** that *** ********** **** this ***********

*** *************, *** $*** million *****'* ******* *** extensive ******** ********** **** Google **** ** ****** - *********, ****** *********, development ********* - *** all ******** **** *** $150 *******

***********

*** *** ******* ******* states ***'* ***** ** transition *** "******* ********" history ** *********** ******* Google ********. **** ****** be ********* *********?

**'** **** ************ ******* agnostic. *** *******, ** a ******** **** *** Amazon ***** ***********, ** will ***** ******* ****

*** ** **** ** working **** ** ********* with ****** *** ***** hardware

** **** ** *********** selling **** ** *** Google ******* ** *** home ******* ****

** *** *** **** of *** ******** ** will ** **** ****** devices *** *** ****. You *** ***** ** it ** ******* ** alternative ** *** *** side

****** **** ********** ** an ********* ******** ******** for *** *** ********** installs

*** **** ************ ** will ** ****** ********* conversations **** *** ******** platform ******** *** ******** changing *** ******* ***** *******:

*****.*** ********* ** ** a ******** *** *** in ***'* ******* *** Control ********

***** **** ****, ******* hardware ****** *** ***** to ** ********** **** existing *** ******* ******, like ****** **** *** Google **** **-**

** **** ***** ******** an ********** *** ******* together *** ******* *** in ****

Growth *********

*** **** *** ******** market ** ******* *** professional ******** *** ********* for ******'* ***** **** recurring *******, *** ********* smart **** ************ *** clearly *** ****** ***** for ***:

*** ******* *** ****** consistently *** ****** ******** retention ****** [*** ***** home *******]

*** ******** ******** *** long ************ ********** ****** even ******* *********** *** recessionary *******

*** ***** **** ****** is ****** **** **** explosive ****** [**** ********] and ** ********* ** grow ** **% ********

Brand *** ******* ******

***'* *********** ** **** both *********' ****** ***** to *** **** ** telling ** ***** ** actual **********, **** ****** representing ********** *** *** representing "*****":

*** ****** *** *** of *** ****** **** exciting ***** **** - we *** *** ******* of ****** ** * tech ******* *** ************ company, *** **** ****** gets *** *** ***** as ************ ***** *** peace ** ****

** ** ***, *** is ******* ***** ****** for *** **-******* "******" smart **** ******** ********, and **** *** *** $450 ******* ** ******** Google *** "**** ** the ****" *** ** focused ** *** **** term.

** ** ** ** seen *** ** ** Google **** *** *** to ***** *** ***** home *********, ******* **** will **** *** ***********, or *** *** ******* as *** ******* ******* in ***** *** ***** home ********.

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*********** ****. **** **** help *** *******. ** thrive ** *** “* hate *** *** *********” arena. ******* * ******* ring ** ***** ** amazon *** ******* *** no ******. ********* **** ADT ** * ***** level **** ** ****** if ****** ******** ****. My ******* ****/******* ** how **** **** ****** our *** *** ** spend.

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****** *: ****** *** not ********* ** ****** to ******** ** ********** 3.3% ** *** ******** its ***** ** *.*%.

****-* ******** ** ****** 3** *** *** ** the ********** ******** **** included **** ****** ***** option:

***** ** *******, ****** has *** ********** ***** to ********, *** *** same ***** *** *****, additional ****** ** ***** B ****** ***** **** that, *********** ********* *** closing, ****** ***** *.*% of *** ****** *** outstanding ****** ***** ** an **-********* *****. ****** has ********* ** *** Company **** ** **** not ********* ****** ** exercise *** ******.

**** ********** ***** ******* to **,***,*** ****** ***** to *** **,***,*** ****** already **** ** ******.

**** ****** "*** ********* intending" ** ******** *** option, ** * ******* discounted ***** ** ~$*.** compared ** *** ***** price ** ~$**, ********* are ******* ** ***'* long **** ********* ** a ****** ******* ** a ********* ***********.

******** ** ********?

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** ** ********* ******* is ********* ******… **** it ** ******* ** the ****. *** **** not **** *** *** its *******. ***** ******* the ****** ***** *** recycle, *** ***’* **** a ********…. ****** *** give **********.

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***'* ***** ** *** back ***** **** ** was ****** *** ****** deal *** *********:

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*** ****** ******* *********.

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** ***** ** **** graph, *** **** ********* that ***** ******** **** benefitted **** **** **** (at ***** ** *** stocks ******* *****) *** those **** *** **** known ** *** **** before ** ******** **** public *** ****** ****** the ************? (*****, ** course, ** *** *****)

*.*. ** *** ****** after *** *** ** spiked ** **** ** the ****, *** **** lost *****?

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* ***** *** **** any *********** ** ******* trading.

**** *******, ******* ********* could **** ******* *** stock *** *********** ***** to *** **** *** then ****** *** ***** the ****. ** **** could **** **** *** entire **** *** *** their ***** **** ***** wiped ***.

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* **** **** **** accusations.

* ****** ****** *** positions *** ***** **** with * ******** **** - ******, *** ***** two ********** *******?

**..... *** ****?

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*** **** ********* **** could ******** **** ********** from **** **** (** least ** *** ****** current *****) *** ***** that *** **** ***** of *** **** ****** it ******** **** ****** and ****** ****** *** announcement? (*****, ** ******, is *** *****)

*** ***** * ******* question ******** *** ****' way ** *******.

**, ****** **** ** and *** ** ****** for ******* *******. *** example, ***'* *** ******* bought ** **** ***** / ***** *****:

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**** ***** **** **** the ****** ************ *** decided ** **** ** lock ** ***** *******.

*** *** ******* ***** in **** ***** ** be ****** (***** ******** / '*****'), **** *** and *** *** *** stock ***** ** ****** back ****.

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*** *** *****. ** insinuation **** ******* ******* was *** '****' *** that ********* ***** ******** their ******** *** *****.

****** ********* ***** **** used *** ***** ** unload ***** ** * profit *********** ***** ***** day.

*** ***** **** **** done **** * ***** on **** ***?

******* **** *** **** owned **** ***** *** years *** *** **** learned **** **'* ***** has ************ ********* *** to * *** **** new ********. ** *** think **** ********* ***** divest *** **** *** immediate ********?

** ***** **** ****-**** investors ** **** ***** do ******* *** ****** their ********* ** ******** after ***** ***?

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**'* ***** *** ************ increased *** ** * big **** *** ********. do *** ***** **** investors ***** ****** *** take *** ********* ********?

* ***'* **** ********** of ****-**** ********* *** or *** *** **** after *** ****** ************. However, '**** ** *** **** news' ** * ****** tactic / ******** ** investing.

*******, *** ** *** reasons *** ***** **** falling *** ****, ** September ****,*** ********* * ********* stock ********* ****** *** *** management ***** **** **** of ***** ******, ****** up *****:

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