ACI Research’s Edward Zabitsky, who famously advised clients to short Apple when it was selling for $450 a share, has seen the future and it is Microsoft’s Windows 8
We know what Ed Zabitzky thinks of Apple AAPL . In a note issued in January, when the stock was selling for $450 a share, the CEO of ACI Research set a price target of $270 and told his institutional clients to sell it short.
On Monday, we learned what he thinks of Microsoft MSFT .
“If there is one company in the world that understands how to slay a dominant operating system, it is Microsoft,” he begins his latest missive, a note subtitled “The Wounded Bear From Redmond Awakens.”
The dominant operating system that needs slaying, he writes in language with apocalyptic overtones, is Apple’s iOS:
This we’ve got to see.