John Leonard, CFA
Special situations, micro-cap, contrarian, CFA

Wells-Gardner Electronics Is An Attractive Activist Target

(Editors' Note: This article covers a stock trading at less than $1 per share and/or with less than a $100 million market cap. Please be aware of the risks associated with these stocks.)

Key takeaways

    Wells-Gardner Electronics (NYSEMKT:WGA) should be attractive to activist investors as there are multiple value levers to pull with the most powerful being a shift away from the currently challenging video display market and towards the more stable, higher margin and less capital intensive distribution and service/replacement parts markets. There is significant and underpriced optionality given the lack of analyst coverage, stock trading near the bottom of its four year range and minimal institutional ownership (e.g. top three holders own <10%). However, even absent ...
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