8. Clearwire (CLWR) provides wireless broadband services.
According to analysts polled by Bloomberg, the company will likely report loss of 54 cents per share in 2011 first quarter, against losses of 48 cents and 53 cents per share in the year-ago and quarter-ago periods, respectively. Loss per share for 2011 is pegged at $1.84 and at $1.51 for 2012, compared to 2010 loss per share of $2.19.
Over the next 12 months, analysts at Bloomberg foresee the stock gaining an average 60%, while Verizon (VZ), Sprint Nextel (S), MetroPCS Communications (PCS) and United States Cellular (USM) are likely to return 3%, 17%, 2% and -11%, respectively.Of the 20 analysts covering Clearwire, 7 recommend a buy, 12 rate a hold and 1 suggests selling.