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The Turnaround Letter was recently ranked #1 for 15-year stock profit by MarketWatch, a service of Dow Jones that evaluates 192+ investment newsletters.

36 of The Turnaround Letter’s 39 most recent closed out purchase recommendations (since 6/1/12) have resulted in stock profit--with an average return rate of 83%. US Airways brought the greatest returns: +235%.

As of 10/31/14, The Turnaround Letter’s return on stock purchase recommendations over the past 15 years was 13.12%—vs. the S&P 500’s 2.15%.

Rite Aid, George's May 2014 closed-out purchase recommendation, brought Turnaround Letter readers 172% in stock profit.

The Turnaround Letter's 5-year annualized (as of 10-31-14) return rate was 20%--versus the S&P's 12%.

“Of all the subscription services I utilize, [The Turnaround Letter] has been by far the most profitable and I literally can't wait for it to hit my inbox every month" ~ Russ N., Subscriber

Beaten down stocks with real value will prevail regardless of the overall market. We focus on stock selection not market timing.

The Turnaround Letter is the only investment newsletter that MarketWatch ranked in the top-15 for the 20 year, 15 year, 10 year, 5 year and 3 year performance periods.

The Turnaround Letter's approach is simple: We avoid the "blue chips" and "hot" stocks that most investors are clamoring to buy.

DuPont, George's October 2014 closed-out purchase recommendation, brought Turnaround Letter readers 84% in stock profit.


What is the Turnaround Letter?

The Turnaround Letter is a monthly newsletter that makes money for its subscribers by providing investment insight, advice and stock purchase recommendations. Written for over 28 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 15-year annualized return on our monthly stock purchase recommendations is more than 6x greater than the S&P 500's.
  • The 15-year annualized return of 13.1% makes The Turnaround Letter the industry's best performing investment newsletter, out of over 192 on the market, for that period
  • A $10,000 investment in The Turnaround Letter portfolio 15 years ago would be worth over $35,000 today. 

With your subscription you’ll receive George’s exclusive “Pick of the Month” along with articles highlighting stocks that have great turnaround potential. You’ll also gain access to the entire online archive of Turnaround Letter issues, picks and industry insights.

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Meet George Putnam

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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.

The 11.5% annualized return on his Turnaround Letter stock recommendations over the last 20 years makes The Turnaround Letter one of the top-performing investment newsletters out of over 192 on the market. In 1990 he was recognized as the USA Today’s "Investment Advisor of the Year" and is frequently quoted in numerous financial publications and news outlets including the following:

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George's Stock Picks

November Recommendation

Pricing weakness in this telecom purchase recommendation offers an appealing contrarian investing opportunity. The mid cap offers superior services and appears to be taking market share away from its competitors--but the stock pick's real upside comes from…

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October Recommendation

While there hasn’t been much corporate distress in recent years, George expects that to change in the not-too-distant future. This month’s value stock positions contrarians to cash in on any uptick in distressed investing opportunities.

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Distressed Investing Blog

Nothing Happened in October, Right?

The S&P 500 is up about 0.6% for the month. That makes the month seem pretty uneventful and benign. But for anyone following the stock market day-by-day, October seemed anything but uneventful and benign. Learn how contrarians can leverage this information for value stock opportunity. Read More.

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.

Post-Bankruptcy Stock Index vs. The S&P 500


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