Post-Bankruptcy Stocks

Stocks of public companies that have recently emerged from bankruptcy


A bankruptcy uptick could benefit these contrarian investing opportunities.

Companies Looking for Trouble

There is growing evidence that Chapter 11 bankruptcies and restructurings are on the rise. The principal drivers for this are the huge amount of debt that has been raised over the last decade, and the sharp decline in commodity prices. An increase in bankruptcies isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
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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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Chassix Reorganizes

Chassix Plan Effective

Chassix's Modified Second Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization became effective...
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Oil & Gas/Mining Bankruptcies Dominate

Distressed Debt Chapter 11 Update

Unless coal prices recovery dramatically in the near future, there is not likely to be any recovery for Walter Energy's stock.
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NIHD Reorganization Plan Approved

NII Holdings Plan Confirmed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved NII Holdings' First Amended Plan of Reorganization...
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Consider Taking Tax Losses Now--Beat the Year-End Bounce Rush

With all the volatility in the stock market this year, many investors probably find themselves holding some stocks in which they have sizable losses. By selling those losers, you can use the losses to offset taxable gains that you may have realized during the year. Read More.

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