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MarketWatch, a service of Dow Jones that evaluates 194+ investment newsletters, consistently ranks The Turnaround Letter among the top for stock profit.

34 of The Turnaround Letter’s 35 most recent closed out purchase recommendations (since 4/1/12) have resulted in stock profit--with an average return rate of 91%. US Airways brought the greatest returns: +235%.

As of 6/30/14, The Turnaround Letter’s return on stock purchase recommendations over the past 15 years was 12%—vs. the S&P 500’s 2%.

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 5-31-14) return rate was 26%--versus the S&P's 16%.

“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 every performance period.

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

Boston Scientific, George's June 2014 closed-out purchase recommendation, brought Turnaround Letter readers 127% 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 27 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 4x greater than the S&P 500's.
  • The 15-year annualized return of 11.97% makes The Turnaround Letter one of the industry's best performing investment newsletter, out of over 194 on the market, for that period
  • A $10,000 investment in The Turnaround Letter portfolio 15 years ago would be worth over $31,000 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 12.0% 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 194 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

July Recommendation

This beauty retailer has never fully recovered from the 2008-09 recession, but we feel that if its current turnaround efforts are successful, there is a lot of upside potential in stock price and earnings. If the turnaround lags, the mid-cap could still be an acquisition target.

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June Recommendation

This oil & gas services provider’s seasoned management team appears to be very capable and forward-looking; and 9X current earnings looks very cheap to us for a company with such a dominant market position and growth potential.

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Distressed Investing Blog

Bank Stock Picks Still Cheap?

While banks do still face headwinds such as ongoing litigation, increased regulation and reduced trading profits, these have been so heavily trumpeted in the financial headlines that bank stock prices have over-reacted on the downside. 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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