Feb 4, 2015 ... Swatch Group AG plans to keep investing more in a bid to gain market share as
the surge in the Swiss franc reduces the watchmaker's prospects for sales growth
. ... new competition when Apple Inc. starts selling a smartwatch in April. ... Sales
of jewelry, watches and clocks in Hong Kong, where wealthy ...
Investment thesis for Swatch Group, UHR.VX. ... Swiss watches are not
purchased for their functionality, but instead as a status symbol. ... Further, as I
will discuss in the valuation section, I believe you are buying at a large discount
to .... As a value investor, I have always been OK with the near term earnings
headswinds (so ...
Feb 5, 2015 ... Watchmaker Under Pressure From Recent Surge in Swiss Franc ... Swatch's
earnings fell last year as the company spent more on marketing ... The company
wants to compensate for currency losses by selling more watches.
Shares were slightly higher in premarket trade, but are down 7% in the year ...
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Nov 14, 2015 ... ... in Switzerland, in contrast to their earnings, which are in a variety of currencies.
... With some Swiss watches selling for hundreds of thousands of euros, ...
Swatch and Rolex — have put prices up in Europe, but not cut them elsewhere. ...
Dealing with the impact of the franc's surge on their cost base is far ...
Jan 16, 2015 ... But Swiss bank UBS (UBS) notes that watchmakers should ultimately be able to
... The Swatch Group's CEO, Nick Hayek, was less optimistic. ... companies,
including Lindt and Rolex, may find that his earnings get squeezed. ... its current
level, average mortgage repayment costs could surge by about 17%.
Nov 30, 2015 ... The watch doesn't connect to the internet, but uses a near-field ... China, where
consumers still buy traditional watches but are also happy to try new technology.
... In Swatch's most recent earnings, the watchmaker reported a nearly 20 ... to
make you forget that surge pricing exists · The Alienware Are...
Jan 15, 2015 ... But all would be affected to some degree by what the head of brokerage ... and
watches and jewelry, and machines, appliances and electronics. ... For Swatch,
your unique selling point is the fact you're selling a Swiss ... For Swatch, they said
the surge in the franc could cost it 8-10 percent of its earnings, ...
Feb 19, 2016 ... Sales figures for the Apple Watch are still a secret but estimates say it is the
leader ... for Swiss watches is slowing down, and major players like Swatch are ...
Watch sales in its financial earnings, most studies including this one show it is ...
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Mar 21, 2015 ... But, this year, some are turning their attention toward smartwatches, .... And like
many Swatch watches, it can last multiple months without a battery replacement.
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