RealMoney Radio Mailbag: Low Sales Hurt Motorola

A listener learns Cramer's take on Motorola.
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Why is Motorola (MOT) down so much if they met earnings expectations?-- John

Jim Cramer

: Unfortunately, Motorola's phone unit sales were lower-than-expected and that led to lower-than-expected revenues. And since Motorola has been executing more or less flawlessly in recent quarters, the weakness took everyone by surprise.

Do you like Goldman Sachs (GS) - Get Report here?-- Pamela

Jim Cramer

: I own Goldman Sachs for my charitable trust,

Action Alerts PLUS, and I believe the stock is going higher. The company is still outperforming its peers in trading and the deal-making environment is absolutely stellar as companies race to gobble each other up.

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