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The goal of is to help you understand an area of investing that’s not a typical market darling. Exciting growth potential exists in low-priced stocks that are poised for turnaround. Most of Wall Street neglects these depressed companies because they appear to be headed for failure, but it is precisely at this point that the greatest growth potential exists. The Turnaround Letter helps you seize these opportunities, grow your portfolio, and maximize your profits.

The information found in the Turnaround Letter cannot be easily found anywhere else.

George Putnam provides an insider’s insight that can bring you huge profit potential and minimize your risk. The Turnaround Letter provides specific recommendations for purchase right now, and tracks those he’s recently chosen for investment. Additionally, seeks to inform and educate investors about the ins and outs of turnaround opportunities and to help them understand the unlimited growth potential of these undervalued companies poised for reversal, rebound, and recovery.

Getting in at the right time is the key with these ugly ducklings of Wall Street. You can purchase these undervalued stocks at bargain-basement prices before others catch on, buy in and drive the prices up. George recommends stocks that are selling way below book value or even liquidation value, also saving you on commissions getting in and out.

Win in both bull and bear markets.

Turnaround situations operate independent of the stock market, so that no matter how the market drops, your potential for profit remains the same. So no matter what the Dow does, you can achieve some amazing gains.

George’s research brings you timely information about solid companies undergoing hard times, but are about to re-emerge with new profitability and unlimited profit potential. Reduce your risk by holding stocks from well-known companies with established markets, production and distribution channels. offers you the kind of market intelligence that is usually reserved for Market insiders and investment professionals.

Keeping in mind that education is just as important as market-beating purchase recommendations, we have designed this site to also offer many features that help our viewers become successful turnaround investors.  

Distressed Investing Blog

A regularly updated blog in which George shares his thoughts on the turnaround investing opportunities that exist in this challenging economy.  In this feature, George looks at different industries, investment vehicles and strategies with his eye on uncovering turnaround opportunities. As George has always said, there are plenty of turnaround opportunities out there as long as you know where to look.   

Database of Turnaround Letter Articles

Subscribers have access to hundreds of Turnaround Letter articles covering all aspects of turnaround investing. This database can be searched by company, industry, investment vehicle and more. It is an exhaustive investing research tool. 

Special Reports and White Papers

The site offers numerous reports on all aspects of turnaround investing written by George. Experienced and novice investors alike benefit from George’s keen insight and understanding of the world of investing. 

Potential Turnaround Companies

The Turnaround Letter site will help you identify potential turnaround opportunities by pointing subscribers to articles on companies with turnaround potential. 

Track Active Recommendations

Our performance charts tracks the performance of our active recommendations relative to the original purchase price. 

Glossary of Turnaround Investing Terms

This convenient tool provides easy access to definitions of turnaround investing terms. 

Identify & Profit from Distressed Investing

Free Report: Turnaround Investing Mistakes

Turnaround Investing Blog

Turnaround Investing Blog

IBM: Not Yet Time to Swing at this Pitch

IBM’s stock underperformance since IBM’s current CEO took the helm in 2012 has been stark, with the shares declining 23% while the S&P500 Index has more than doubled. One big problem: revenue growth rate is zero, at best. Without revenue growth, what’s left to entice investors? The real driver of value at IBM – free cash flow that is used to repurchase shares. Can IBM borrow its way to shareholder prosperity as its cash flows shrink? What to do with IBM shares? Wait for a better pitch in the form of a catalyst or much lower valuation. 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."