I am a value investor focusing on REITS and other income producing stocks and etfs. I have accounting designations from both US & Canada.
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Patrick is an individual investor who has been investing based on his own recommendations for the past 10 years, with a focus on dividend growth investing, and small-medium cap companies primarily based in Canada. Currently employed in the Retirement Services and Insurance industry, he has over 12 years of experience in the Financial and Pension sector in the middle and back office environments. He runs the investment blog Dividend Gangster, and has a mission of providing financial advice and company recommendations for casual/individual investors, with a focus on long term capital gains and passive income growth. He has in MBA with a focus on Finance and Strategy, and is also an instructor for the Canadian Securities Course.
Semi-retired patent attorney, now focused on finance. I live in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and hold a law degree from the University of Chicago Law School, and an undergraduate degree in physics from the University of British Columbia.
I am a Canadian investor with only 10-15 equity positions at any given time. I do extensive analysis on 2 or 3 opportunities per week and make position changes only a few times per month. I have been managing my own portfolio for about 11 years.
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A Capital Markets and Asset Management professional with 16 years of professional experience. He has a unique approach of fusion analysis (Fundamental, Technical and Quantitative analysis) and a record of success in beating benchmarks. His experience and background started in Lima, Peru at the Commodities Exchange and later involved FX trading of G10 currencies, Portfolio Management, Mutual Funds, FX derivatives and Fixed Income Management in Latam – Emerging Markets. After moving to Toronto, Canada he gained 4 years of experience in Investment Product Development, Advisory and Hedge Funds. He is currently an independent investor/trader and financial blogger. He supports his research by data analytics and he strongly believes that using the appropriate tools from different fields in Finance can derive excellent results and beat benchmarks by adding value or alpha for investors. He has a Master of Finance from Queen's University in Canada and Degree in Economics, and passed all 3 levels of the Chartered Market Technician exam, level 1 of the CFA, as well as the CSC and CPH courses in Canada. He is currently pursuing a Certificate in Data Science. He is fluent in English, Spanish (native) and German. Isaac is looking for new opportunities where he can share his knowledge and expertise.
I am a value focused investor. Stocks rise and fall for many different reasons that we often cannot predict. Eventually, it is those companies with a wide moat and the ability to generate cash flow that prevail. Therefore, my investment focus is to find value stocks that are able to generate cash flow, with sustainable dividends and provide growth over time. I focus my attention on analyzing large-capped dividend growth stocks, REITs and ETFs. I aim at providing a quarterly update and insights on stocks I follow. Please feel free to browse the articles that I wrote and provide any comments.
I hold a Ph.D. in economics and teach macroeconomics and statistics at a Canadian east coast university. I actively follow the markets both in my spare time and as part of my research agenda. I have been investing approximately fifteen years and consult with a small Canadian venture capital firm.
My comparative advantage in the marketplace is Canadian finance, utility, and sometimes real-estate sector companies, though I'm happy to dip into American waters when opportunities present themselves. I focus on underfollowed trades usually driven by value and the balance sheet that are meant to be held for at least a medium-term duration - I want to stay as far away from the professionals as I can. Alpha is a lot easier with less competition.
I manage a conservative portfolio of blue-chip equities. I target dividend-paying blue chips on sale. The majority of my articles will focus on what I know best (and what is under-covered on Seeking Alpha), Canadian mid and large caps. REITs are my focus, though I dabble in everything. Ranked 3rd on Seeking Alpha for Services stocks!
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I'm an individual investor focused on deep value, mainly in the micro-cap and nano-cap universe. As to my educational background, I hold a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management. I'm primarily interested in analyzing tiny companies with minimal coverage, since I believe the market to be less efficient in that area. I am looking to connect with fellow investors and analysts with a similar interest, so please feel free to contact me.
Laughing Water Capital is a concentrated, long biased investment partnership open to accredited investors. We focus on owning pieces of businesses that are suffering from temporary problems or that are misunderstood by the market due to the vagaries of GAAP accounting or some sort of structural impediment. We consider our portfolio companies to be our partners, and we look for our management teams to have significant equity ownership in our companies. Properly incentivized, we expect our management teams to guide the company past their problems, at which point we will benefit from operational improvement and multiple expansion. Patience is essential.
I have over 17 years experience in the hedge fund industry working as a Portfolio Manager, Domestic Equity Analyst and Trader. I was the Portfolio Manager of a domestic Hedged Equity product with gross assets that peaked over 1 Billion dollars, and I have over 18 years experience generating both long and short ideas in domestic equities. I am a fundamental, bottoms up, value investor in long investments, and catalyst oriented short investor. I like to employ technical analysis as a balance to my fundamental work, and also as a risk management characteristic to my overall investment philosophy. I am currently investing my own capital in a similar manner I employed while working in the hedge fund industry.
Full-time investor searching for A players, clean capital structures & scalable growth. No cigar butts or conventional wisdom. My investment philosophy is similar to how I live my life: acquire a few prized possessions, minimize clutter and maintain flexibility.
Adapto Research is an independent equity research boutique located in Canada. Founded by Lap Wai Chan, who has over 15 years of experience investing in global equities. And was previously employed as an analyst at various investment banks in Asia.
I am a ‘deep value’ investor/analyst mainly focused on the US small-cap and micro-cap universe. I started out with a long-only bias (stocks trading close to NCAV etc.) which led to my interest in the OTC world. I now cover this space through my exclusive newsletter service where I share my latest long ideas and a watchlist of OTC stocks which should help subscribers generate material returns and allow them to ‘monitor’ the space more efficiently. The service also acts a community of engaged members who share the same focus. On top of this, I am interested in short-focused research especially in thesis revolving around accountancy or earnings manipulation.
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I'm a chartered accountant by profession, hailing from India, who is also pursuing CFA. I look for investments that generate strong value in the long run, and also help investors avoid pitfalls through my analysis.
Fredrik Arnold is my pen name. In 2012 I retired from doing quality service analysis in Boston and moved to North Carolina in 2013. My fascination with capital preservation, long-term investments, and trading systems keeps me blogging for Seeking Alpha. My articles focus on dividend yields, analyst mean 1 yr targets, free cash flow yields, and one year total returns as stock trading indicators. These are essential tools for catching the most valuable dividend dogs. My dividend dogcatcher premium site in the Seeking Alpha Marketplace shows real-time trading results.
I have written 2 dutch books on value investing (search bol.com for "ruerd heeg"). As a mathematician (Ph.D.) I use quantitative strategies with statistically extremely high returns: net-nets and companies with low Enterprise Value/Earnings before Tax & Interest (EV/EBIT). When ranking on several metrics the 30-50 best stocks have 20-30% average annual returns. Since such stocks are rare I invest globally. See my article "Use Your Extraordinary Edge With These 2 Investment Strategies" (author's picks left below). Get the free trial of my Marketplace newsletter to learn more.
Technology and business consultant, who invests in Canada Europe, Australia, and USA. Deep financial sector and financial services experience from both business and technology perspectives. A do-it-yourself income investor, who is always evaluating and seeking high-yield and long-term, long positions.
I focus on the microcap space (market cap below $250 million) because it is one of the most inefficient and "alpha rich" areas of the global equity market, which provides the greatest opportunity to generate alpha through fundamental research.
I use a bottom up, investment decision making process. The ideal investment has an asymmetric risk/return profile with a limited downside (e.g. high net cash balance, strong cash flow) and significant upside (e.g. asset value extraction, overlooked business model transition).
Microcaps are particularly attractive to the following groups:
Activist investors. A small absolute investment (on a dollar basis) can be leveraged into a relatively large position (as a percentage of shares outstanding), which provides a greater ability to demand change.
Private equity firms. The persistent microcap discount can be “arbed away” via an LBO with the new owners accruing all of the gains for themselves. The small absolute size of many microcaps on an EV basis significantly expands the number of firms able to pursue this strategy.
This inefficiency exists for several reasons.
A lack of analyst coverage due to lower trading volume (less soft dollars from HF/MF), the global settlement that permanently severed the link between research/banking and the rise in electronic trading/decimalization. Moreover, none of these trends are likely to reverse for the foreseeable future (if ever).
A lack of institutional products given the natural capacity constraint for new/existing managers.
An inability to effectively implement a passive approach (e.g. ETFs, index funds) due to the lower liquidity and wider bid/ask spread. However, each of these obstacles can be overcome by using a combination of electronic trading tools (e.g. algos) and patience in building a positive size.
Inaccurate and persistent misconceptions about microcaps (e.g. they are riskier than larger cap stocks).
I currently trade for my personal account but would like to move into the investment management side of the industry.
21 yr old recent college grad with a passion for Investing! I have spent the past 3 years reading about value investing, and I have decided to run a public portfolio on my website at www.mazivalue.com.
You can follow me on twitter @maziume. I will be tweeting my research on there.
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Bram de Haas lives with his girlfriend and baby son in The Netherlands/Nijmegen. Living in a city once a Roman settlement later bombed by allied forces in WO II he is aware of the vulnerability of Empires and the impact of the unexpected.
His investment style can be summed up as safety first. Once safe: be agressive.