Morning Alert: Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS), Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY)

Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) may be able to make good on its promise of delivering positive free cash flow for the first time since the two telecom companies merged in 2006. CEO Michel Combes said during the company’s year-end and fourth-quarter earnings call that free cash flow is a goal of the company’s turnaround, which he expects to happen by year-end. On Friday shares of Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU) closed at $3.65. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -3.20%.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACHN) announced that Milind Deshpande, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Achillion, will present a corporate overview at two upcoming investor conferences of Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:55 a.m. ET at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, NY; and Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. ET at The Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) in last trading activity decreased -2.35% to close at $10.82. Company weekly performance is -27.14% while its quarterly performance stands at 6.60%. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) is -35.86% away from its 52 week high.

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has accused Xiaomi of violating the interim order of High Court by selling phones that don’t run Qualcomm processors. Xiaomi, however, has refuted Ericsson’s allegations. On Friday shares of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) closed at $12.15. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 2.00% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 8.25%.

It was reported on 2 February 2015, that T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE:TMUS) definitely has the timing right to promote its next generation connectivity, 4G, to a ‘T,’ with its Super Bowl promotions heralded by Kim Kardashian’s selfies!. Kim Kardashian, popular for her reality shenanigans via Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) tweets, has pitched the networks winning new data plan for those switching to 4G plans. T-Mobile has been running commercials to showcase its 4G connectivity features and a tempting data plan which allows them to roll over unused data from previous month’s billing cycles. T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE:TMUS) has 0.10% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 31.20%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $31.31.

Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $42.00 price target (up previously from $40.00) on shares of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) in a research note on Tuesday. On last trading day Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) increased 0.95% to close at $40.25. Its volatility for the week is 2.21% while volatility for the month is 1.81%. SYY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 4.80% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -2.20%. Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) monthly performance is -0.37%.

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