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

Orchids Paper Products Is Small And Solid, But Not So Cheap

Small, illiquid, and under-followed companies can be above-average alpha generators, as they are often overlooked by analysts and institutional investors or outright disqualified due to their low liquidity and so on. It's not always the case, though, that these small gems are cheap. In the case of Orchids Paper Products (NYSEMKT:TIS), I believe this is an interesting paper products manufacturer with an opportunity to further diversify its customer base and go up-market. I also believe, though, that despite a lack of sell-side coverage and institutional ownership, it's really not as cheap as I'd hoped it might be.

Private Label Paper Products

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