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Mid Cap / Diversified Financials

Janus Capital Financials Released

On January 26, 2012, Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) reported fourth quarter net income of $35.7 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared with net income of $27.4 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, in the third quarter 2011 and net income of $65.9 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter 2010. Third quarter 2011 net income included a net charge of $0.06 per share primarily related to mark-to-market losses on investments. Fourth quarter 2010 included a $0.12 per share net benefit from an insurance recovery, the sale of JCG’s structured investment vehicle securities, the reversal of income tax reserves and the cumulative effect of correcting a hedge accounting issue. For the full-year 2011, net income totaled $142.9 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, compared with net income of $159.9 million, or $0.88 per diluted share for 2010. The company’s operating margin for the fourth quarter 2011 was 32.7% compared with 31.3% for the third quarter 2011 and 34.7% for the fourth quarter 2010.

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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."