Mid Cap / Diversified Financials / Software & Services
Online financial services provider improves balance sheet and benefits from strong branding.
Purchase Recommendation - August 2012
This mid-cap prospect pioneered Web-based stock trading. After taking hits from the tech bubble burst and sub-prime crisis, the company has made good progress on a number of fronts. The Turnaround Letter feels its strong brand recognition and delinquent loan shrinkage make for an appealing turnaround investing opportunity.
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Turnaround Investing Blog
Investors have newfound enthusiasm for domestic economic growth, as a Trump presidency could bring new infrastructure spending, lighter regulatory burdens and lower corporate taxes. While the distance between campaign promises and corporate profits can be vast, we agree with the market’s general assessment of how government policies might change.
Market-Beating Profit: The 200+ Club
Turnaround stocks present a unique opportunity for savvy investors to buy in at bargain prices. Take a look at this list of just a few of our purchase recommendations that have realized a return rate of 200% or better:
* Bristow remains in our active portfolio (currently as a Hold), and 2,057% gain is as of 11/9/16.
Bet on These Battered Stocks
Chicago Tribune highlighted this Kiplinger's Money Power write-up on George's contrarian investing approach and The Turnaround Letter's April 2016 monthly turnaround stock pick.
Darren Fonda notes, "…besieged stocks often start to recuperate as the headlines fade and investors anticipate a return to precrisis sales and profits. The trick, of course, is to find companies that are more likely to rebound from a setback than collapse entirely."
Learn more about Putnam's turnaround investing strategy.
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