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Pike Electric: Attractive Valuation, Low Volatility, Shares Offer 80-100% Upside Potential

In 2014, we've seen a fair amount of volatility across US equity markets. The degree of uncertainty reflected by the behavior of market participants has been substantially higher than recently, and while this does generate a fair amount of negativity for stock prices, it subsequently creates excellent buying opportunities. Among other US equities, Pike Electric Corporation (NYSE:PIKE) has not experienced a high level of volatility in 2014, and in fact, its beta of only 1.04 indicates that its security price is extremely stable. Operating as a smaller company within the industrial sector, PIKE is a general contractor for engineering, construction, and maintenance services corresponding to distribution and transmission power lines as well as substations. PIKE's fundamentals are strong...

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