The Turnaround Letter Current Portfolio Performance
The tables linked off of this page reflect the performance of all our currently active purchase recommendations. The catagories are based on market capitalization on the recommendation date, except that recommendations made prior to August 2004 are catagorized by their August 20, 2004 market cap. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. The market cap reflects the total dollar value of all the company's outstanding shares.
The Current Price column stock quotes that are updated every 20 minutes and the Total % Return reflects the percentage difference between the current stock price and the price at purchase.
Current Recommendations Small Cap (under $1 billion)
Current Recommendations Mid Cap ($1 billion to $10 billion)
Current Recommendations Large Cap (Over $10 billion)
Learn George Putnam's Turnaround Secrets
Turnaround Investing Blog
With nearly $180 billion in assets under management, “activist” investment funds have become a powerful force in the capital markets: Nearly 40% of companies in the S&P 500 attracted activist attention in recent years. According to Activist Insight, 320 companies in the U.S. experienced an activist campaign in just the first half of 2017; but who, exactly, are these activists, what are they after, and what role do they collectively serve?
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 1,390% gain is as of 7/19/17.
Five Struggling Stocks That Will Turn Around
Kiplinger points out that despite the post-election stock market surge, not all stocks have benefited from the uptick: "More than 100 issues in the S&P 500 have fallen in price this year, including dozens that have slumped by more than 10%....Yet these stocks won’t all stay in the dumps forever. Some will mount a comeback in 2017, making it an opportune time to try to identify the best candidates."
Quoting George Putnam, Kiplinger details five value opportunities for the new year.
Learn more about Putnam's investing success with turnaround stocks.
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