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Mr. Dow and Mrs. Jones – Welcome to Stock Picking

Only two days after joining the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Walgreens Boots Alliance fell 10%, as Amazon is entering the pharmacy business with its PillPack acquisition. This might not have been the effect that the S&P Index Committee had in mind when it chose Walgreens to better measure the economy and the stock market. Indices are seen as representing “the market” but they are baskets of individual stocks with all the risks these stocks bring.
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This article discusses stocks that have taken steep price dives but still have turnaround potential

Digging In The Dustbin: Stocks Down 70% From Their Five-Year Highs

The stocks discussed in this article have all fallen 70% or more from their five-year highs, and they all have one or more catalysts, while also having enough financial runway to allow a recovery to unfold.
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AMC Entertainment 1Q18: Leaning Toward A Positive View

Movie theater company AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC) reported 1Q18 results that had many moving parts, making a clean comparison with a year ago nearly impossible. However, the company appears to be making progress with its initiatives, supported by a rebound in industry box office revenues and a sustained willingness by viewers to pay higher ticket prices and spend more on food and beverages.
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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."