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Channel Check

A way of analyzing a stock, where one uses information supplied by parties other than the company being analyzed. A channel check is useful because the information is independently verified and, because it is not provided by the company being analyzed, there is no incentive to make the company appear healthier than it is.
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The software includes the ability to generate standard radiation monitoring reports that include both real-time and historical data, such as source check, channel checks and system performance audits, in addition to custom reports.
MKM Partners says its channel checks indicate AT&T is cutting its capital spending as it readjusts following its purchase of DirecTV.
We believe the company can continue to deliver strong 20% long-term earnings growth, and the pull back in spend is stabilizing based on our channel checks and recent data," Fandetti wrote.
Our recent channel checks indicated iPhone sell-through share has modestly declined in certain developed markets, and we expect this could continue as Android competitors ramp new smartphones during the June and September quarters and consumers start to hold off iPhone purchases in anticipation of the iPhone 5," Walkley wrote.
A Mizuho analyst upgraded the stock to "buy" from "neutral" after channel checks showed strong sales.
The research house s channel checks indicated that one such option would be to have the project being tendered out under a Swiss Challenge approach, whereby other parties would be allowed to come out with competing bids although the Gamuda-MMC JV was likely to have the first right of refusal for the job.
Our latest channel checks point to a significant production build of a 3G iPhone beginning in the month of June after an initial small build in May," he said.
For the three-day weekend, our channel checks suggest that sales were slow overall," said UBS analyst Margaret Whelan in a research note.
Meanwhile, Zu-Zu pulls herself out of the window, sits on the bed, and channel checks with remote control, working her program, working her nerves.
Meanwhile, as companies continue to hoard and build cash reserves, Corbin's channel checks reveal that investor preference for dividends is at an all time high, with 71% favoring payouts nearly 2.
Channel checks on how gamers are buying titles for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 could create even more volatility for GameStop in the upcoming weeks.
While in Asia we performed some channel checks and uncovered that Samsung and Sharp have ramped 264 PPI [Retina display] panels.