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Alterra Power Corp.: Trading At Less Than Half Of Its Intrinsic Value

The recent run up in the stock market has made finding obvious bargains more difficult, but certainly not impossible if one knows where to look. A useful tool here is the Peter Lynch checklist:

  1. The name is boring.
  2. It is a fast-growing company in a no-growth industry.
  3. The company is a niche firm controlling a market segment, or has some barriers to entry.
  4. The company produces a product that people tend to keep buying during good times and bad.
  5. The company is a user of technology.
  6. Neglected by Wall Street.
  7. Insiders are buying shares and/or the company is buying back shares.

Depending on how exciting you find the name Alterra Power Corp. (OTCPK:MGMXF), Alterra meets all of Peter...

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