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The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: Low Risk, High Reward Scenario
- Performed three times better than the DJIA.
- JetBlue Airways is replaced by Coffee Holdings Inc.
- Fuel Systems Solutions is the most vulnerable as a takeover target, thanks to its monstrous cash hoard.
- Luby's CEO continues his relentless gobbling up of shares -- will he attempt to take it private?
Luby's: Following The Smart Money Should Reap Big Rewards
- CEO share purchases are a real confidence builder.
- Recent option grants hint of possible change in control.
- IPO activity of HABT and SHAK highlight Luby's bargain status.
Talisman Energy: At The Tail End Of A Terrible Freefall
- At less than .50 book, .84 sales and sporting a 6.70% dividend yield, compelling value is evident.
- Carl Icahn owns a significant stake-follow the smart money.
- Tax loss and window dressing selling will be ending by year's end.
- The Spanish Oil giant Repsol could re-appear in an M&A capacity.
Bridgford Foods: An Obscure Name With Nice Potential
- Rise of commodity costs (flour and meat) have temporarily grounded the shares.
- Management owns 81% of the shares; could offer to take it private.
- Sales momentum with Wal-Mart is intensifying.
- The closing of its Deli division will benefit the bottom line.
Luby's: Down, But Certainly Not Out
- Insider acquires 20,000 shares in open market purchase.
- Fourth-quarter earnings could offer an upside surprise.
- Vast real estate holdings and low market cap make it a prime acquisition target by Private Equity.
- It is time to load your plate heavy with shares while the price is still down.
Fuel Systems Solutions: "Death Spiral Could Be Near An End"
- Activist Investor Becker Drapkin bets big.
- Insanely low valuation makes company a vulnerable takeover target.
- Cash holdings approaching market cap.
- Record short interest coupled with tiny float could trigger a epic short squeeze.
The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: Exhibiting High Relative Strength
- Activist investor Becker Drapkin Management plans to take action to rectify Fuel Systems Solutions' undervaluation, which could ignite M&A activity.
- Famed value investor Mario Gabelli continues his buying spree in Pep Boys.
- Jet Blue Airways skyrockets 17% and garners another upgrade.
The Dirt-Cheap Value Portfolio: 'A Tortoise Verses The Hare Scenario'
- The DCVP once again handily outperforms averages.
- Luby's rallies despite being eliminated from the Russell 2000 index.
- FSYS introduces new brake line that could add $10 million in revenues.
The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: Still A Bargain Despite Recent Gains
- JBLU's tremendous run shows no sign of slowing.
- The "DCVP" performed at nearly twice the rate of the Dow.
- PBY's 1st quarter results should provide buying opportunity.
- LUB is already priced for a weak 3rd quarter report, and high short interest is a rally catalyst.
The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: Buying The Dip Is Hard To Do
- Pep Boys falls hard on low tire pricing.
- JBLU's pilots vote to go union, grounds shares.
- Ramius Capital previous proxy fight with Luby's could re-emerge with a new player.
- The DCVP drops into free fall mode, despite a 2% DJIA rise.
The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: A Rare Bloodletting Offers A Buying Opportunity
- The DCVP exhibited poor relative strength by falling heavily, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
- A large purchase by a Luby's insider prompts a target price hike.
- A horrible month in the DCVP creates a decent buying opportunity.
The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: Offering Safety And Reward
- FSYS's recent implosion makes its bargain metrics even more compelling.
- The safety oriented "DCVP" outperforms the DJIA again.
- Diamond Foods' meteoric rise leaves it too pricey for continued inclusion.
- Luby's: Change Necessary To Unlock Shareholder Value
- Fuel Systems Solutions: 'Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful'
- Fuel Systems Solutions: Extreme Punishment Unjustified
- The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio Is On The Juice
- A Pair Of Mouthwatering Shorts
- Two Stocks With Takeover Written All Over Them
- Three Food Stocks That Are Definitely Worth A Look
- Coffee Holding Co.: Wake Up And Smell The Java
- Fuel Systems Solutions: 'Mr. Market Is Asleep At The Wheel'
- The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: More Bang For The Buck
- Farmer Brothers: A Very Strong Brew
- The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: Fiscal Cliff Protection At Its Best
- The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio: 'Quality Rather Than Quantity'
- 3 Stocks Too Cheap To Pass Up
- Farmer Brothers: Fill It To The Rim Ahead Of First Quarter Results
- The Juiciest Shorts Of All Time?
- Farmer Brothers: Good Things Happen To Those Who Wait
- Farmer Brothers: Is The Coffee Too Hot, Or Just Right?
- Facebook Vs. LinkedIn: Buy The Bargain, Sell The Bubble
- Capitalizing On Supervalu's Demise In The Supermarket Sector