Bankruptcy News

We've summarized the latest docket activity and news for publicly traded companies currently operating under U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection.

Bankruptcy/Chapter 11 / Healthcare Equipment & Services

Physiotherapy Holdings Plan Effective

Physiotherapy Holdings’ Joint Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization became effective, and the Company emerged from Chapter 11 protection. The Court confirmed the Plan on December 17, 2013. According to documents filed with the Court, “The...prepackaged chapter 11 plan of reorganization...will achieve the Debtors’ restructuring goals by (a) reducing the Debtors’ total funded indebtedness (including interest) by approximately 62%, from approximately $375 million as of October 10, 2013 to approximately $144 million (b) providing the Debtors’ with reasonable, long term financing and access to incremental commitments that will enable the Debtors to support their go-forward business needs and (c) providing for the establishment and funding of a litigation trust to consolidate and coordinate prosecution of certain claims and Causes of Action of the Contributing Claimants.” This outpatient rehabilitative services’ provider filed for Chapter 11 protection on November 12, 2013, listing more than $500 million in pre-petition assets.

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Tupperware: Not a Good Fit as a Turnaround Stock

At first glance, the shares have decent appeal as a turnaround investment. Looking deeper, however, the fundamentals are not as strong and stable as they appear. Surplus cash flow is tight, a key driver is weakening, it is increasingly reliant on China and has other nagging issues. We don’t see the new CEO as a catalyst for change. Despite the “first glance appeal”, Tupperware isn’t a good fit as a turnaround stock. Read More.

Comparing Stocks Vs. Bonds

While the common stock of a turnaround candidate usually has the greatest upside potential, other classes of securities, such as bonds or preferred stock, may offer attractive profit possibilities with less risk. Many turnaround companies have only one class of securities available to investors but where there are different classes to choose from, it can pay to do a little extra analysis of the various options.

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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."