Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Monotype Imaging Looks To Print Money

Fonts and typefaces fall into that group of technologies that nobody thinks about unless/until they fail or don't look right. Monotype Imaging (NASDAQ:TYPE) makes sure that doesn't happen often, as it is a leading developer of text imaging software and solutions. Although the shares look reasonably valued today, more success in emerging end-market opportunities could lead to better-than-expected performance down the line.

Legibility Is Underrated

OEMs use Monotype's technology in consumer products like printers, mobile handsets, and automobiles. These fonts are embedded in products like laser printers or phones and allow the devices to present clear, easy-to-read text in a variety of fonts. Monotype owns or licenses more than 13,000 typefaces, and as these are trademarked (not patented),...

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