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Josh Brown hooks us up with an interesting spreadsheet created by a messageboard contributor....

Josh Brown hooks us up with an interesting spreadsheet created by a messageboard contributor. The project will track the performance of the 10 most-loved and most-hated stocks of Wall Street's analyst community. Very early in 2012, the most-hated stocks have the edge in total return, led by Netflix's (NFLX) near 23% gain.
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  • Tack
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    The most unloved stocks always win. I've made a comfortable retirement off that reality.
    8 Jan 2012, 09:22 PM Reply Like
  • cynic2011
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    AMR was unloved,proved correct.
    8 Jan 2012, 10:39 PM Reply Like
  • anonymous#12
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    Things that make you go hmmmm......

     

    BAC was an unloved stock in early 2011....down 60% for the year....ouch.....
    8 Jan 2012, 11:14 PM Reply Like
  • Tack
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    cyn & anon:

     

    To elaborate, the way I have been successful is to buy a diversified portfolio of mostly unloved sectors/issues, never more than 1-5% of portfolio apiece, and all with good yields, then, I wait. That waiting may take 2, 3, 5 years, but eventually the unloved stuff outperforms the more loved stuff, as cycles change. The diversification protection and outperformance of the whole makes up for the occasional blowups.

     

    Been using this strategy for nearly 15 years.
    9 Jan 2012, 01:32 AM Reply Like
  • MSF INVESTMENTS
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    Cramer said to buy Sears at $190.00.

     

    Massive redemptions from hedge funds..look out below.
    9 Jan 2012, 01:10 PM Reply Like
  • mP1
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    Im worried NFLX might pop with the new forage into the UK...
    9 Jan 2012, 04:40 PM Reply Like
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