Discover The Top Five Turnaround Stocks for 2017
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The Turnaround Letter is a monthly newsletter that makes money for its subscribers by providing investment insight, advice and stock purchase recommendations. Written for more than 30 years by George Putnam, III, The Turnaround Letter has had the longevity and proven track record necessary to gain the confidence of thousands of investors and industry experts.
- The Turnaround Letter's 12-month trailing returns (as of 1/31/17) are 60.96%--vs. the S&P 500's 18.38%.
- The 15-year annualized return on our monthly stock purchase recommendations is 12.52%, vs. the S&P 500's 6.79% (as of 1/31/17).
- Since inception, the annualized return on our monthly stock purchase recommendations is 11.4% vs, the S&P 500's 7.6%.
- 2017's closed out stock picks gained an average of 65%.
- A $10,000 investment in Turnaround Letter stock picks 15 years ago would be worth more than $58,000 today.
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Meet George Putnam
A graduate of both Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, George first became involved with distressed securities as a corporate bankruptcy attorney in the late 1970’s. Later he founded New Generation Research, Inc. and started publishing The Turnaround Letter in 1986.
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George's Stock Picks
This value stock opportunity became a newly independent following a recent spin-off from its iconic parent company. We like the spin-off. It provides two very appealing fundamental improvements: new leadership and more focus. Carl Icahn controls three of the eight board seats and owns a sizeable stake, which should keep pressure on the new management team. EBITDA is reasonably healthy and debt will be manageable. We think this technology mid-cap has a bright future.
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It appears that much-needed stability is returning to this large-cap value stock, and continued strengthening of the economy could add the tailwinds of higher advertising prices and slower cord-cutting. The stock pick's valuation looks reasonable--even before factoring in the likely benefits of the new, more stable turnaround management.
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Turnaround Investing Blog
George Putnam continues his series on investing in distressed securities--this time focusing on how to find publicly traded distressed securities that might be promising investment candidates.
Investing in Post-Bankruptcy Stocks
Post-bankruptcy stocks represent an interesting investing sector because they operate in such an inefficient niche and often move independent of the overall market. Even though many companies take advantage of the Chapter 11 process to reshape their businesses and balance sheets to emerge as a stronger and more competitive entity, investors are often biased against post-bankruptcy situations because of their troubled past. Learn more.
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