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KEMET Pre Announces Earnings; Confirms Earlier Guidance

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) announced that it is confirming its previously announced earnings guidance provided on July 24, 2014.
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Hercules Offshore Idles Another Gulf of Mexico Drilling Rig

Hercules Offshore (NYSE: HERO) released its monthly fleet status report showing that it had idled another shallow-water rig operating in the Gulf of Mexico, bringing the total to six out of 18 rigs operating in the region.
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FelCor Sells Two More Non-Strategic Hotels

FelCor Lodging Trust (NYSE: FCH) announced that it sold its 446-room Holiday Inn-Toronto Airport and 221-room Embassy Suites Hotel-Indianapolis North for aggregate gross proceeds of $29 million in separate transactions.
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WetSeal Confirms Preliminary Results Below Expectations; New CEO Sparks Optimism

The Wet Seal (NASD: WTSL) announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended August 2, 2014 that saw both top and bottom lines come in below analysts’ and management’s expectations.
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Layne Christensen Quarterly Results Reflect Ongoing Turnaround

Layne Christensen (NASD: LAYN) announced results for the fiscal 2015 second quarter (Q2 FY 2015) ended July 31, 2014.
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Wet-Seal Appoints New CEO Amidst Weak Sales; Completes $18.5 million Private Placement

The Wet Seal (NASD: WTSL) announced the appointment of a new CEO at the same they warned of declining same store sales and a wider than expected loss.
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Contrarian investors: It's time to sell this small-cap produce legend.

Sale Recommendation - September 2014

We suspect this previous turnaround stock would fall quite sharply if its current purchase offer was withdrawn, so now is the time to lock in stock profit.
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Sale Recommendation for September 2014: Chiquita

We suspect this previous turnaround stock would fall quite sharply if its current purchase offer was withdrawn, so now is the time to lock in stock profit.
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ACCO Brands Board Authorizes $100 million Repurchase Program

ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), a world leader in branded school and office products, announced that its board of directors approved the repurchase of up to $100 million in shares of its common stock.
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Chiquita Rebuffs $13 a Share Takeover Bid

Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) confirmed that it has received an unsolicited offer to acquire the company from the Cutrale Group and Safra Group for $13 a share in cash.
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Buy & Hold: The Turnaround Letter's Time-Tested Investing Strategy

Since publishing our first issue back in 1986, we’ve always recommended investors exercise patience. "Beware an Itchy Trigger Finger" identified ten stock picks with particularly promising long-term potential--and they all had the added bonus of paying dividends over 3% to further reward investor patience. Given our contrarian slant, each of these stocks was also generally out of favor with mainstream investors at the time of recommendation--adding value stock appeal. Read More.

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