The move by Microsoft to buy Nokia's mobile phone business for almost $7.2 billion may cause some investors to jump ship—and for good reason, experts said Tuesday.
(Read more: Microsoft and Nokia are both dumb about smartphones )
"I guess we are going to really have to do some soul-searching here to see if we really want to own a phone company," said Kim Forrest, vice president and portfolio manager of Fort Pitt Capital Group, which owns about 650,000 shares of Microsoft. "We've taken a pretty dim view of the makers of phones over the years. We have not really owned anybody in this space."
(Read more: Sell Nokia on Microsoft deal, says Jim Cramer )
The tech giant announced that it was restructuring in July, emphasizing "one Microsoft" that would push more into devices.
(Read more: Will Microsoft investors win from shake-up?)