Investment Topics

Bankruptcy/Chapter 11

A legal procedure that gives a business temporary protection from its creditors while it gets back on its feet

Bonds

Securities that reflect a debt of the company

Convertible Bonds

Debt securities that are exchangeable for a set number of shares of another type of security

Emerging Markets/International Stocks

Stocks purchased from companies based in countries other than the Unites States

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

A security that tracks an index, a commodity or a basket of assets but trades like a stock

High Yield Bonds

Corporate bonds rated below investment grade

Insider Buying/Insider Selling

The purchase of shares of stock in a corporation by someone who is employed by the company.

Money Manager Stocks

Money management companies

Mutual Funds

An investment vehicle that is made up of a pool of funds collected from many investors

Post-Bankruptcy Stocks

Stocks of public companies that have recently emerged from bankruptcy

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Securities that sell like a stock on the major exchanges and invests in real estate directly, either through properties or mortgages.

Stocks That Pay Dividends

Stock that pay dividends

Tax Loss Selling/Year-End Bounce

An investor sells an asset with a capital loss in order to lower or eliminate the capital gain realized by other investments

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Turnaround Investing Blog

Who wants to buy stocks right now? Nobody.

At best, the broad stock market’s 15.8% drop since its peak only three months ago on September 20 has been disconcerting. The deeper 23% plunge in small cap stocks, as measured by the Russell 2000 index: startling. For the weakest 9% of S&P500 stocks – often those with some type of unfavorable macro exposure – their average loss of 40% in such a brief time has been simply jaw-dropping. 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."