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George Putnam, one of the country's leading turnaround and distressed investing professionals, shares his timely insight on the economy and turnaround investing opportunities.

Forbes Names Turnaround Letter Stock Pick CROX Top Performer of 2017

Since the first issue of The Turnaround Letter hit the presses back in 1986, George Putnam has consistently practiced the same straight-forward and profitable value investing approach: He does not follow the crowd and is widely-recognized for this contrarian perspective and market-beating gains, with media sources and financial publications seeking out his insight, stock recommendations and unique turnaround investing expertise.

Putnam and his Turnaround Letter have received a flurry of accolades and media attention over the past few weeks; and we wanted to be sure you didn't miss these recent Forbes, MarketWatch and MoneyShow.com write-ups. Each summary links directly to the full interview.

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

This Forbes piece followed up on MoneyShow.com's 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."

best stockMarketWatch: 10 Favorite Stocks for 2018 from Top-Ranked Stock Newsletter Writers

MarketWatch's Michael Brush added a new twist to an old adage, suggesting, "You don't always get what you pay for. But you don't often get much more." Emphasizing the current "substance light" genre of Web-based content and a "hollowed-out financial press corps," Brush notes that Putnam's Turnaround Letter is among the few voices offering high-quality, independent stock research--ranking at the top among his five favorite "investor-writers…worth following." The article touches on George's contrarian market outlook and highlights two of The Turnaround Letter's recent purchase recommendations. 

MoneyShow.com: Top Stock Tips Report

MoneyShow.com's editorial team published its 35th annual Top Stock Picks report, featuring the advisory industry's "most trusted and respected experts known for their high-quality research and long-term track records of success." Profiled among other highly regarded investment advisors, the report highlights two of The Turnaround Letter's top value investing opportunities for 2018. The full report can be downloaded directly to your browser via MoneyShow.com, and The Turnaround Letter's excerpted stock pick profiles can be viewed here

We'll continue to alert you when George Putnam and The Turnaround Letter make headlines, and you can always find our trademark stock market advice and value investing recommendations here at TurnaroundLetter.com.

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Harnessing Activists to Help Find Turnaround Stocks

Activist investors often produce attractive returns for their clients; and you can still use their influence to help your position as a turnaround investor in two ways: Buy a position in a stock with the expectation that an activist will soon follow or buy after an activist takes a stake.

 

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While one of the many dozens of activist funds might find their way to selecting your particular stock, this approach is likely to be frustrating and unrewarding. A better approach is to buy after the activist makes their move. Once an activist takes a stake in a company, how do you evaluate whether it is worthwhile to follow on? Admittedly, this is a bit of an art... Learn how you can harness the power of activist investors to find market-beating turnaround stocks.

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."