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  • McDermott: 2 Recent Events Make This $6 Oil Stock An Increasingly Ripe Takeover Target
    Yesterday, 2:40 PM MDR 6 Comments

    Summary

    • A significant pullback in oil stocks has created a major buying opportunity for investors and acquisition-hungry corporations.
    • McDermott now trades below stated tangible book value of $6.56 and way below what actual book value might be, which could be closer to $10 per share.
    • Management has confirmed that a turnaround is in place and recent data confirms improving trends in the contract backlog.
    • Analysts suggested that McDermott could be ripe as a takeover, especially if the contract backlog improves, and it has.
    • McDermott's valuation appears too cheap to ignore and with a stellar reputation in the oil industry, it could be an ideal takeover target.
  • Bargain Hunting: Oversold Oil Stocks Are Poised For A Reversal Day Rally
    Sun, Sep. 14 CVX 9 Comments

    Summary

    • Oil stocks have taken a beating in recent days and have reached oversold and even bargain-like levels.
    • Too many investors (consensus thinking) have become very negative on the oil sector which has created a buying opportunity.
    • Shorts have also piled on in recent days but that could be laying the groundwork for a "reversal day" rally in many oversold oil stocks.
  • McDermott: A Very Crowded Short Trade Could Lead To A Major Rally In This $6 Oil Stock
    Fri, Sep. 12 MDR 10 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent drop in oil prices seems to have triggered more short-selling over the past couple days in this already cheap stock.
    • McDermott shares were trading for about $7.50 just days ago, but now are trading at $6.65 which gives investors an even better buying opportunity.
    • Based on fundamentals, the decline is unwarranted because McDermott does not produce oil and its business is based on long-term plans, not short-term volatility in oil prices.
    • McDermott shares could be poised for a major short squeeze since about 25% of the float is currently short.
    • This stock is now very oversold and it could be poised for a solid rebound in the short term and could double in the long run.
  • Prospect Capital: Insiders Are Taking Advantage Of The Buying Opportunity In This 13% Yielder
    Mon, Sep. 8 PSEC 32 Comments

    Summary

    • This stock is undervalued after a recent pullback and now trades at a discount to book value which is around $10.60 per share.
    • The pullback was due to an earnings miss, but earnings could be poised to improve in coming quarters.
    • Multiple insiders have been buying the pullback in this stock which is another positive sign.
    • This pullback is a buying opportunity due to the 13% yield and potential capital appreciation that could come with a $13 price target.
  • McDermott: Buy This Cheap Oil Stock For The Turnaround Potential
    Sat, Sep. 6 MDR 2 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent drop in oil prices has pushed many stocks in the energy sector lower and this has created an ideal new buying opportunity in McDermott shares.
    • Smart money and some analysts including Goldman Sachs, Jim Cramer, and David Einhorn appear to see major turnaround potential in this stock.
    • McDermott's problems are "fixable" and the new CEO has already taken bold steps to improve profit margins.
    • "Normalized" earnings for McDermott could be over $1 per share. That means the stock could be worth $14, which is about double the current share price.
  • Accuride: A $4 'Turnaround' Stock With Significant Upside Potential
    Thu, Sep. 4 ACW 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Accuride was selected by George Putnam as a turnaround favorite for 2014.
    • Other companies in the trucking industry are showing signs of recovery and growth.
    • Accuride recently reported solid profits which appears to indicate its "fix and grow" turnaround strategy is working.
    • A recent pullback in this stock has created an ideal buying opportunity.
    • Accuride shares are undervalued and now trade near strong support levels at the 200-day moving average.
  • Here's An Ideal Way To Earn High Yields And Prepare Your Portfolio For Rising Rates
    Fri, Aug. 29 FSFR 8 Comments

    Summary

    • It appears to be just a matter of time before interest rates rise.
    • A recent Wall Street Journal article suggests the Fed could raise rates in mid-2015.
    • Investors should consider preparing their portfolios now by seeking investments that can outperform in a rising rate environment.
    • Higher-yielding, floating rate securities appear to be a very attractive investment for income investors to consider now.
  • With A Yield Over 9%, The Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund Is A Strong Buy
    Thu, Jul. 31 DHY 18 Comments

    Summary

    • The junk bond market has experienced a minor and healthy pullback.
    • Investors have been well-rewarded by buying pullbacks in this sector for the past few years.
    • With stocks near record highs and with 10-year Treasuries yielding just 2.5%, high yield bonds remain a very attractive investment.
    • The Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund is a very attractive way to invest in junk bonds and get an above average yield of 9.1%.
  • Alderon: At Just $1 This Cash-Rich Iron Ore Stock Is Priced Like An Option
    Fri, Jul. 25 AXX 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Leading iron ore stocks have recently started to make "break out" moves to the upside.
    • Junior iron ore mining stocks might be next to follow the lead of the iron ore giants and move significantly higher.
    • Alderon shares appear significantly undervalued and at just over $1, this stock is priced like an option with significant upside potential.
    • Alderon's "Kami Project" is now "shovel ready" and this company has a cash rich balance sheet as well as an impressive shareholder base.
    • With a number of analysts seeing significant upside potential for this stock to trade over $3 per share, the recent pullback in this stock is an ideal buying opportunity.
  • These 2 Deep Value Stocks Have Significant Upside Potential And Could Be A Way To Play Defense
    Sun, Jul. 20 GNW, JGW 3 Comments

    Summary

    • While the market is near record highs, there are still stocks that offer "deep value" in terms of the PE ratio and book value.
    • A number of financial services companies are trading at cheap valuations when compared to the rest of the market and could outperform in market pullback.
    • Both Genworth and JGWPT Holdings look deeply undervalued and have significant upside potential after recent pullbacks.
    • These stocks offer deep value and could also be "defensive" in a market pullback.
    • Even as the market dropped 161 points on July 17, these stocks were barely down which shows relative strength.
  • These 2 High-Potential Tech Stocks Could Also Be Takeover Targets
    Wed, Jul. 16 KOPN, SSYS 3 Comments

    Summary

    • While the market in general might be fully or even overvalued, there are still come stocks that are worth buying.
    • The two companies discussed below both offer significant upside due to the growth potential in 3-D printing and wearable technology.
    • 3-D printing and wearable technology are likely to increasingly be recognized as "the next big thing", since these industries are in their infancy.
    • Both Stratasys and Kopin Corporation could also be potential takeover targets, which could be another upside catalyst.
  • JGWPT Holdings: The 'Smart Money' Is Investing In This Deeply Undervalued $11 Stock
    Tue, Jul. 15 JGW 33 Comments

    Summary

    • At just $11, this could be one of the most undervalued stocks in the market today.
    • This company has a solid business model with minimal credit risks and court-approved structured settlement deals.
    • Recent merger & acquisition deals imply this stock could be worth $36 per share.
    • With what is probably a one-time earnings miss out of the way and with the stock showing signs of having bottomed out, downside risks appear low and upside remains significant.
    • With the stock at rock-bottom levels, short sellers could also help fuel a significant short-covering rally, which adds another potential upside catalyst.
  • Tasman Metals: At Just $1, This Is The Only Rare Earth Stock That I Am Buying
    Thu, Jul. 10 TAS 22 Comments

    Summary

    • As one of the largest rare earth element deposits in the world, Tasman's Norra Karr project is of strategic interest to the European Union.
    • At just over $1 per share, this stock is very undervalued considering the net present value of reserves which is estimated at about $21 per share.
    • Tasman Metals has a debt-free balance sheet which greatly reduces risks and the company could begin production by 2017.
    • With the stock now at the low end of the recent trading range, it appears to have bottomed out and could jump as progress continues at Norra Karr.
    • Analysts appear bullish and the stock has a $1.75 price target in the next 12 months, but the real upside could be much higher in the long-run.
  • Ur-Energy: This High-Potential $1 Stock Is Like Buying An Option On Uranium That Could Pay Off Big
    Tue, Jul. 1 URG 11 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent pullback has created a significant opportunity for contrarian investors.
    • Buying uranium stocks now like UR-Energy appears to be a classic "buy low" opportunity.
    • UR-Energy is producing uranium and revenues which are expected to grow in the coming years, which significantly reduces risks.
    • Multiple insiders recently bought shares, which also suggests the stock is undervalued.
    • Trading near very strong support levels of about $1 per share, downside risks appear limited, while upside potential is significant.
  • ConAgra: 7 Reasons Why Contrarians And Dividend Investors Should Buy The Pullback In This Cheap Stock
    Fri, Jun. 27 CAG 15 Comments

    Summary

    • After an earnings warning/miss, ConAgra shares are oversold and cheap.
    • ConAgra shares are likely to rebound soon and now offer a juicy 3.5% yield.
    • Merger and acquisition deals in the food sector have been active and that also suggests ConAgra shares are now too cheap to ignore.
    • Compared to other food stocks, ConAgra appears to be a bargain.
  • 5 Reasons Why It's Time To Buy One Of The World's Most Undervalued Assets: Silver
    Wed, Jun. 25 SLV 29 Comments

    Summary

    • Silver might be one of the world's most undervalued assets.
    • As the global economy rebounds, demand for silver should also increase as it is used in many industries.
    • Silver has just made a breakout move (on high volume) above the recent trading ranges and that could mean a strong new uptrend is beginning.
    • "Left for dead" silver and gold stocks are coming back strong which also shows renewed interest in this asset class.
  • Silver Bull: Another Cheap Silver Stock That Is Priced Like An Option With Major Upside Potential
    Tue, Jun. 24 SVBL 11 Comments

    Summary

    • Silver Bull shares have drifted far below fair value and could be poised to rebound sharply with silver prices.
    • Silver prices have shown signs of having bottomed out and could be poised to finally rise, as industrial demand increases due to global growth.
    • The "smart money", which includes hedge funds, mining giant Coeur d'Alene, insiders and others, are invested in this company.
    • Silver Bull Resources is debt-free and is developing one of the largest remaining silver deposits in North America - the "Sierra Mojado".
    • The value of this deposit could be worth well over $2 billion, with roughly 164 million ounces of silver and 2.2 billion pounds of zinc indicated.
  • Rally Software: At Just $8 This Stock Bargain Is Deeply Oversold And Poised To Rebound
    Wed, Jun. 11 RALY 9 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent pullback is excessive and has created a solid buying opportunity for this undervalued stock.
    • Rally Software could be an attractive takeover target in the cloud computing space, which is one more reason it is likely to rebound.
    • This company has a very strong balance sheet with plenty of cash and no debt. It is also expected to grow about 20% annually.
    • Recent volume and price action indicate this stock is likely poised for a significant rebound in the coming days.
  • Prospect Capital: Why I Am Buying This Book Value Bargain That Yields Over 13%
    Tue, Jun. 10 PSEC 32 Comments

    Summary

    • This stock is undervalued after a recent pullback and now trades at a significant discount to book value which is around $10.73 per share.
    • The pullback is due to an SEC request to consolidate on its balance sheet, any company for which it owns more than 50%.
    • This issue has resulted in some lawyers filing shareholder lawsuits, which has put more pressure on the stock.
    • These are short-term issues that do not appear to be significant and are not likely to have any material long-term impact on the stock or the dividend yield.
    • This pullback is a buying opportunity due to the 13% yield and potential capital appreciation.
  • Revett Mining: With Challenges, This Stock Is Priced Like An Option But Has Multiple Upside Catalysts
    Tue, Jun. 10 RVM 11 Comments

    Summary

    • Revett Mining shares have endured a perfect storm which include a production shutdown and a decline in silver prices. This has created a buying opportunity.
    • This stock once traded for about $6 per share, but now can be bought for just around 80 cents in what appears to be a classic "buy low" opportunity.
    • This company expects to resume production at the Troy project by Q4, and it continues to make progress in permitting the very high-potential Rock Creek project.
    • The Rock Creek project is one of the largest undeveloped silver deposits and it has inferred and historical reserves that are worth many billions of dollars.
    • Revett Mining has a strong balance sheet and some very "smart money" has invested, including industry giant, Silver Wheaton which owns a 14% stake.
  • ConAgra: Buy This Cheap Food Stock For The Yield And Upside Potential
    Mon, Jun. 2 CAG 8 Comments

    Summary

    • A flurry of merger and acquisition deals could continue to increase investor focus on food stocks.
    • Many food stocks have achieved premium valuations, and yet there are still some bargains in this sector such as ConAgra.
    • ConAgra shares offer value with solid upside potential, and an above average dividend yield of 3.2%.
  • G. Willi-Food: This $6 Food Stock Is A Bargain For Activist Investors
       • Fri, May. 30 WILC 14 Comments

    Summary

    • This stock is way too cheap after a disappointing earnings report. Investors appear to be overlooking a major cash horde and buyout potential.
    • With a cash horde that is equivalent to about half the current share price, downside risks could be limited and the company could be a takeover target.
    • A billionaire recently took a major stake in this company at a significant premium, and this could lead to a 100% takeover in the future.
    • A spokesperson for the billionaire also made comments that indicate major expansion potential into the USA, which could increase revenues and profits.
    • With the shares now at oversold levels, this stock appears due for a significant short-term rebound, but longer-term investors could see much more.
  • Acco Brands: With A 15% Earnings Yield, Shorts Are Playing A Dangerous Game With This $6 Stock
    Fri, May. 30 ACCO 5 Comments

    Summary

    • Acco Brands has a portfolio of products that are household names.
    • Shorts appear to have gone too far with this stock, as the current short interest could take about 37 days of average trading volume to cover.
    • The shares are very undervalued at just about 7 times earnings. Furthermore, analysts expect earnings to grow by about 10% in 2015.
    • Shorts were wrong about Pitney Bowes as that stock has surged, and Acco Brands could do the same for similar reasons.
    • With a very cheap valuation, earnings growth and nearly 16 million shares shorts, this stock may have nowhere to go but up.
  • VOXX International: At $8, This Bargain Is Deeply Oversold And Poised To Rebound
    Wed, May. 21 VOXX 22 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent pullback is excessive and has created a solid buying opportunity for this undervalued stock.
    • VOXX International has world-famous brand names in the car audio market and major supply deals with many top automakers.
    • With the U.S. economy improving, this company is well positioned to rebound from a disappointing quarter.
    • At just around $8 per share, this stock is deeply oversold and very cheap.
    • The recent volume and price action indicate this stock is probably poised for a significant rebound in the coming days.
  • Charles & Colvard: This $2 Stock Bargain Is Trading Below Liquidation Value
    Mon, May. 12 CTHR 11 Comments

    Summary

    • A sharp pullback due to a disappointing earnings report is a major buying opportunity. This stock was trading for double just a few weeks ago.
    • Investors should begin to realize that the weak results were a one-time event due to harsh winter weather and a issue with one major return.
    • This company has a strong balance sheet, with no debt. The inventory it holds at cost is worth more than the entire market capitalization, suggesting this stock is a bargain.
    • With the stock building a base at about $2, and yet still well below book value of $2.81 per share, a strong rebound could take this oversold stock significantly higher.
  • Prospect Capital: Buy The Pullback In This Below Book Value Bargain With A 13% Yield
    Thu, May. 8 PSEC 108 Comments

    Summary

    • This stock is oversold after a recent sell-off and now trades at a significant discount to book value which is $10.68 per share.
    • The pullback is due to a slight earnings miss and a SEC request to consolidate on its balance sheet, any company for which it owns more than 50%.
    • These issues do not appear to be significant and are not likely to have a long-term impact on the company or its generous dividend yield.
    • This pullback in Prospect Capital is a buying opportunity for investors seeking yields of 13% and potential capital appreciation.
  • Buy Low And Sell High: This Means It's Time To Buy Target Shares
    Wed, May. 7 TGT 29 Comments

    Summary

    • A sharp pullback in Target shares is giving investors a significant buying opportunity.
    • Investors are probably overreacting to the recent CEO resignation which might be nothing more than the board of directors doing its job after a disappointing few months.
    • Target shares now yield about 3% and the stock is too cheap to ignore, particularly when compared to other retail giants like Costco.
  • Charles & Colvard: This $2 Jewelry Stock Is Poised For 50% Upside In The Short Term, And Much More In The Long Run
    Tue, May. 6 CTHR 19 Comments

    Summary

    • This company has patented technology which allows it to create valuable "Moissanite" jewelry. A recent pullback due to a disappointing earnings report is a major buying opportunity.
    • The disappointing earnings results appears to be a one-time event which means the buying opportunity probably won't last for long.
    • At just over $2 per share, this stock trades way below book value and for just a fraction of the 52-week high. Potential downside risks appear limited at these.
    • Significant insider ownership, recent insider buying, industry valuations and continued growth potential suggest the current sell-off is overdone.
    • Charts and share volume also suggest the sell-off has reached a "capitulation-like" bottom and that this cheap stock is poised for a sharp rebound in the coming days and weeks.
  • Why EMC Is A Strong Buy For Dividend Growth And A Rebound
    Wed, Apr. 30 EMC 4 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent pullback in EMC shares is an ideal buying opportunity.
    • EMC shares are now trading at strong support levels, and the stock is cheap, which means downside risks could be limited.
    • Fund managers are likely to bid EMC shares back up as they need to put money to work in high-quality blue chip type stocks that offer dividend growth.
    • EMC shares are now oversold and offer value at just about 12.5 times earnings. These factors should also help fuel a rebound.
  • Play 'Defense' In This Market With These High-Yield Dividend Stocks
    Wed, Apr. 30 SDRL, AINV 3 Comments

    Summary

    • The market is rotating out of pricey momentum stocks and into value stocks with dividends.
    • The "Sell in May and go away" period of the market is coming up, which means investors should consider buying defensive stocks.
    • Already beaten-down stocks that offer value and high yields might be the best way to play defense for the next few months.
  • Ceragon Networks: 8 Reasons To Buy This Undervalued $2 Tech Stock Which Has Potential Upside To $8
    Tue, Apr. 29 CRNT 13 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent pullback in tech stocks has created new buying opportunities.
    • Ceragon Networks has multiple upside catalysts including a new product line and a major expense reduction program.
    • A recent legal settlement will add another $17 million in cash to an already strong balance sheet.
    • At just $2.70 per share and with this company poised to benefit from the increased demand in mobile and data traffic, it is cheap and poised for secular growth.
    • The market appears to be undervaluing this stock as analyst price targets of $8 per share show there is significant upside potential.
  • Apollo Investment: A 10% Yield And Analyst Upgrades Make This Cheap Stock A Strong Buy
    Wed, Apr. 23 AINV 11 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent pullback is excessive, and has created a solid buying opportunity for this high-yielding stock.
    • Multiple insiders have taken advantage of this pullback.
    • These shares now offer a generous yield of about 10%.
    • Multiple analysts have recently upgraded this stock, which also suggests additional upside potential.