Brian Grosso
Deep value

Corinthian Colleges: Tread Carefully

On November 12, I wrote an article titled Corinthian Colleges: A Perpetual Mess in which I completely reversed my view of Corinthian Colleges (NASDAQ:COCO). Prior to that article, in August, I wrote a few bullish pieces in which I acknowledged flaws and risks in Corinthian's business, but concluded that the valuation was overwhelmingly attractive. The November article is now embargoed, but I reversed my view based on what I observed to be a cavalier attitude of executive management towards regulatory compliance and clear evidence that the business is deteriorating. The stock was at $2.03 then and is now down 35% to $1.32. The company recently reported its Q2 2014 numbers this Wednesday and so in this article I...

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