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TalkTalk: Miracle cure or terminal case?

TalkTalk: Miracle cure or terminal case?

Investors who flocked back into TalkTalk (TALK) in February 2017 – when newly returned Telecom founder Sir Charles Dunstone promised “another successful performance this year” – would have done well to recall the words of Warren Buffett: “invest in companies that underpromise and overdeliver”. TalkTalk has done the opposite. Adjusted cash profit expectations for the financial year to March 2018 have been trimmed three times in the past nine months, most recently to between £230m and £245m – down more than a fifth on last year’s numbers.

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