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The Microcap Speculator submits: I completely missed the move in SMTC Corporation (ticker: SMTX) this past August and have been kicking myself ever since. Now, after retracing the majority of the upmove, the stock seems to have found a bit of support between 1.40-1.45.

SMTC is an outsourced electronics manufacturing services (NYSE:EMS) company. Unlike many in this sector, it actually makes money. Last quarter, excluding a non-cash gain, SMTC earned $.03/share. That was an increase of 50% quarter-over-quarter, although judging from the drop in the stock the market expected more. The company trades at a low price-to-sales ratio and seems reasonably priced by most other metrics.

I took a small position today and may buy more if this base holds.

DISCLOSURE: I am long SMTX. Not a recommendation to buy or sell any security. For informational and educational purposes only.

SMTX 1-Yr Chart

Source: New Pick: SMTC Corporation (SMTX)