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August 2015

Volume: 30
Edition: 2

Stock Pick & Stock Sales

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We advise value investors now lock in stock profit.

Sale Recommendation - August 2015

This large-cap has performed well over the last couple of years as it has come out of Wall Street's doghouse.
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This small cap is poised for stock profit when dry bulk rates rebound.

Purchase Recommendation - August 2015

This dry bulk shipping value stock opportunity is a good long-term option on sector recovery. The stock price may continue to languish for a while, but it has a lot of upside leverage when shipping rates do eventually rebound.
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Turnaround Investing Articles

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These diverse stock picks have substantial appreciation potential from current levels.

Engineering & Construction Stocks

We expect construction spending to continue to grow at a healthy pace in the U.S. Moreover, there are huge needs for infrastructure projects both domestically and abroad. While energy-related activity is likely to remain soft for the foreseeable future, we believe that it is already priced into these value investing stocks.
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Even a famous brand like A&P is not enough to assure that a bankruptcy stock will rebound.

Famous Brands: Another Cautionary Tale

The key to evaluating troubled companies with strong brands is figuring out the cause of their difficulty and determining if it can be fixed. In many cases, the company will have taken on too much debt but will still have a strong core business.
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We recommend proceeding very cautiously with coal stocks.

Coal Stocks (and Bonds): A Cautionary Tale for Value Investors

One approach would be to invest in some of these beaten-up bonds rather than the stocks. For stock buyers, we suggest sticking to the "safest" names in the coal sector--and "safe coal stocks" may remain an oxymoron for some time to come.

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Turnaround News & Updates

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Free Report

George Putnam has suceessfully invested in distressed companies for nearly 30 years and The Turnaround Letter's market-beating returns demonstrate the profit potential. He knows all the pitfalls, too--which he shares in this free report!

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2015 Sale Recommendations Gain 69%

10 of 2015's 12 sale recommendations have seen profits. Four of those stocks--GLW, WEN, FCH and BLDR--enjoyed total returns of 100% or higher, and our readers locked in an average gain of 69% with this year's closed out stock picks. Read More.

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2015 Stock Profit

George Putnam's Turnaround Letter has seen considerable stock profit in 2015: 10 of this year's 12 sale recommendations have seen increases.

Four of those enjoyed total returns of 100% or higher--and 2015's closed out stock picks have realized an average gain of 69% thus far.


2015 Stock Picks


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