Vivint Valuation Falls $1.5 Billion

By: John Honovich, Published on Dec 19, 2019

Residential market struggles continue. Now, Vivint's valuation has fallen $1.5 billion in its impending merger.

Inside this note, we examine what happened, what is wrong and how this fits into broader troubles for the residential market.

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Valuation ****

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Debt ***

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Vivint **** ***

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Comments (10)

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* ***’* ***** *** “Custom ****” **** **** to ***** ***** **********, but * ***’* ***** there’s **** ******* ** average *********** *** ** much *** **** ************ monitoring **** ******* ** a ********.

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**** ****** *********** ** their **** *** ***** disciplines *** ****** **************

* ***** ** *** of ** ******* ** Vivint, **'* **** ***** for **** ***** *** has * **** ***** team ***** ***. ** tells ** **'* **** to *** *** ** Vivint. ** *****'* ***** good *** *** *******. He **** ******* **** deal ****** ** ***.

**** **** ** **** come ****.

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****** *** *** *** less ******** ********* *** more ** ******** **** plays. *** **** ******** for **** ****** **** been **** ****** **** to ******** **** ** start ******* *** ***** rather **** **********.

**** **** **** *** ESA **** ** *** this?

*** ***** **** **** preached *** **** *********-********* ferocity ********.

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******: ****** *** *** started ******* *** **'* up ~**% **** ****:

****** ***** *** ****** capitalization ** **** "***.***", * ****** ****'* a *******. ****** **** any ******** **** ****?

**! **** ****** **** any **** ** ******'* share ***** ******** ** ~50% ** ********* *******? Will ********** *** *********** on **. **** ******!

****** *** *******! * had *** ******* ****, below ** ***** ***** chart:

*** ***** * ***'* understand ** **** ******* these *** *****, ****** is ******* *** ****** cap ** **** **** $3 *******. ****** ***** be ***** **** *** when **** **** ****** the **** *** ********* at $* *******. ****** have *** ***** ** that ***********?

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