Bankruptcy/Chapter 11

A legal procedure that gives a business temporary protection from its creditors while it gets back on its feet


Roust Emerges Bankruptcy

Roust Plan Effective

Roust's Amended and Restated Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization became effective, and the Company emerged from Chapter 11 protection.
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EFH Reorganization Plan Confirmed

Energy Future Holdings Plan Confirmed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court confirmed Energy Future Holdings' (EFH) Eighth Amended Plan of Reorganization, as it applies to the EFH Debtors and Energy Future Intermediate Holdings (EFIH) Debtors and the EFIH settlement.
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Energy's Wild Ride--Energy Sector Bankruptcies E-Report

BankruptcyData's Energy Sector Bankruptcies report anticipates that overall Chapter 11 activity will remain at a high level for the foreseeable future. Energy company filings have probably peaked and will gradually decline over the next 12 to 18 months, so the flow of bankruptcies will likely shift toward a more diverse group of industries. In time, this could contribute to an opportunity-rich market for distressed debt and post-reorganization stocks.
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15 of the top 20 bankruptcies of 2015-16 are energy related.

Energy's Wild Ride--Free BankruptcyData Report

BankruptcyData most recent free e-report offers 40+ pages of detailed statistics and analysis of the ever-changing landscape within the battered energy sector.
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Post-bankruptcy stock often has significant value.

Top Stocks Report Names Post-Bankruptcy Telecom

George Putnam’s The Turnaround Letter released its top five stock recommendations for 2017, which includes post-bankruptcy telecom services provider NII Holdings (NASDAQ: NIHD). The Company has filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court on two separate occasions, most recently emerging in June 2015.
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ISHCQ Reorganization Plan Filed

International Shipholding Plan Filed

International Shipholding filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court a First Amended Modified Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.
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How to Find Promising Distressed Securities

George Putnam continues his series on investing in distressed securities--this time focusing on how to find publicly traded distressed securities that might be promising investment candidates. Read More.

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:

200+ Club: Value Investing Stock Profits with 200% or Better Return

* Bristow remains in our active portfolio (currently as a Hold), and 2,849% gain is as of 1/17/17.

Five Struggling Stocks That Will Turn Around


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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.