The Turnaround Letter Current Portfolio Performance

The tables linked off of this page reflect the performance of all our currently active purchase recommendations.  The catagories are based on market capitalization on the recommendation date, except that recommendations made prior to August 2004 are catagorized by their August 20, 2004 market cap.  Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share.  The market cap reflects the total dollar value of all the company's outstanding shares. 

The Current Price column stock quotes that are updated every 20 minutes and the Total % Return reflects the percentage difference between the current stock price and the price at purchase.

Current Recommendations Small Cap (under $1 billion)

Current Recommendations Mid Cap ($1 billion to $10 billion)

Current Recommendations Large Cap (Over $10 billion)

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Amazon = US GDP 1970

Amazon joined Apple in reaching a $1 trillion market capitalization. $1 trillion is about the same as the total value of New York City property and the total value of loans at JP Morgan, the nation’s largest bank in terms of assets. Jeff Bezos’ $160 billion stake would place him (personally) as the #33 largest company in the S&P 500 in terms of market cap, next to Coca-Cola, Disney and Netflix. We aren’t bold enough to predict whether the shares will continue upwards or if they are in a bubble reaching maximum inflation. Setting aside for a moment their investment prospects, let’s admire the truly remarkable milestone that these two companies have reached. Read More.

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."