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Automobiles & Components / Large Cap

Ford Canadian Sales Reported

On January 4, 2012, Ford (NYSE: F) Motor Company of Canada, Limited finished the year as best-selling manufacturer in the industry for the second consecutive year. The F-Series remains the top-selling pickup truck in Canada as it hits 46 continuous years. It is also the top-selling vehicle in Canada for a second year in-a-row. The popularity of F-150 was powered by the new V6 EcoBoost engine, selling more than 24,000 units (34%) since the product launched last year. In 2011, car sales were up 14%, driven by the Ford Fiesta and the launch of the sleek new 2012 Ford Focus. Total vehicle sales rose 3%, as a result of strong SUV and CUV sales. The Ford Explorer sales increased 119%, and Ford Escape was up 3%. Ford sales were number one in December 2011, as truck sales increased 4%, driven by strong F-Series sales. F-150 sales rose 36%, Taurus sales increased 11% and Explorer sales jumped 101%.

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Is there value in bankrupt PG&E’s stock?

In nearly every case, the shares of a company in bankruptcy become worthless. In very rare cases, however, they can become great investments. W.R. Grace (NYSE:GRA) shares produced a 75-fold return, as an example. With California utility PG&E (NYSE:PCG) now in bankruptcy, the range of possible outcomes for its equity is wide.

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EV/EBITDA: What Is It & Why Are We Using It More?

In reading recent editions of The Turnaround Letter, you have probably noticed that we are increasingly using EV/EBITDA as a valuation measure, rather than the better-known price/earnings multiple.  We thought it might be useful to describe this measure and why we like it.

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Turnaround Letter Stock Pick Named Top Performer of 2017

 

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What Last Year's Top Stock Pickers Are Buying in 2018

 

This Forbes write-up follows up on the recent Top Stock Tips report--naming The Turnaround Letter's Crocs recommendation the top performer of 2017: With 90% gains, CROX beat out 100 other investment ideas included in the report; and the stock continues to have value investing appeal, according to Putnam.

 

George notes, "We see additional upside for the stock in 2018 as management's efforts continue to bear fruit, though the gains will likely be more muted than we saw in 2017."