Why did Tilly’s Inc jump 7.9% in the All Investable Screener? $TLYS

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Why did Tilly’s Inc (NYSE:TLYS) jump 7.9% in the All Investable Screener? Earlier this week, Tilly’s announced its first quarter 2016 results. “Our first quarter results were at the better end of our outlook range before taking a legal provision into account, and we managed inventory well with a 7% decrease on a per square foot basis,” stated Ed Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer. … Read More

2. Deep Value Investing Returns (Acquirer’s Multiple) – January 2, 1999 to July 26, 2016

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Updated July 26, 2016 Chart 1. Returns from January 2, 1999 to July 26, 2016 (Log.) We backtested the returns to a theoretical portfolio of stocks selected by The Acquirer’s Multiple® from each of the Large Cap 1000, All Investable and Small and Micro Cap stock screens. The backtest assumed the model bought and held for a year 30 stocks selected from each of the universes … Read More

3. Don’t Mess With the Screens – Human Intervention Hurts Your Performance

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There are two basic approaches to using the screeners that I call business owner, and quantitative investor. The business owner uses the screeners as the launching pad for further research, examining each stock the way a classic, fundamental investor would: As a business. The business owner buys a stock in the screener only if it trades at a sufficiently wide discount to a conservative estimate of intrinsic value … Read More

Why has SAExploration Holdings jumped 8.6%? $SAEX

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As Tobias tweeted recently: Biggest movers today in the Small and Micro Screener were SAEX 8.6 percent, CVR 6.3 percent, and LAKE 5.8 percent. So, I thought I’d take a look at SAExploration Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAEX) to find out why their share price is climbing. SAExploration recently announced its consolidated financial results for the first quarter (“Q1”) ended March 31, 2016. Highlights … Read More

Ceragon jumps 2.1% in the Small & Micro Cap Screener $CRNT

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Ceragon Networks Ltd (NASDAQ:CRNT), the #1 wireless backhaul specialist, recently announced that a leading mobile operator in the Southern Cone of South America is continuing its multi-country, large scale 4G LTE expansion and modernization project using the IP-20 Platform. Following a successful rollout in 2015, this longstanding Ceragon customer placed follow-up orders totaling over $4.9 million, year to date, that began … Read More

Delta raises dividend and plans to complete $5 billion share repurchase $DAL

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As Tobias recently tweeted about Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) The best performing stock in The Acquirers Multiple Large Cap Screener midweek is DAL Delta Air Lines Inc. up 5.4 percent to 43.86 The reason for the jump is the company’s latest announcement to analysts that it’s set to increase its regular dividend to $625 million per year. Delta stated that, … Read More

Why do underperforming companies continue to outperform?

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I often get asked, “Why do under-performing companies continue to outperform?”. To answer this, we need to start with a little history lesson. In 1934 there was a book published called Security Analysis, written by professors Benjamin Graham and David Dodd of Columbia Business School, which laid the intellectual foundation for what would later be called value investing. The book has become the  ‘Bible’ … Read More

Ralph Lauren Corp ($RL) Quick Analysis

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Ralph Lauren Corp ($RL) just popped into the free Large Cap screener on the weakness in retail and apparel. Here are Third Avenue Management March 29, 2016 comments on Ralph Lauren when the stock was at $96.50 via Gurufocus: Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL) is one of the crown jewels in retail. It is well capitalized with a net cash balance sheet … Read More

Core Molding Technologies announces record sales and profit in 2015 $CMT

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On Wednesday, Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSEMKT:CMT) released its 2015 annual report for the year ending December 31, 2015. The company announced record sales totalling $199 million, a 14% increase from the $175 million reported for the previous corresponding period. Highlights Net sales were $199.1 million compared to $175.2 million Product sales were $189.1 million compared to $169.7 million Gross margin … Read More

Why did Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. sink 11.5% $BRCD

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On Monday, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc (NASDAQ: BRCD) reported preliminary financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2016. Brocade is a supplier of networking hardware, software and services, including storage area networking (SAN) solutions, and Internet protocol (IP) networking solutions for businesses and organizations of various types and sizes. The company now expects second fiscal quarter total revenue … Read More

Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) up 4.4% here’s why $SDLP

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Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) jumped 4.4% following the release of its 2015 annual report, for the 12 months ending December 2015. Seadrill reported  a 29% increase in revenue of $1.7 billion, up from $1.3 billion for the previous corresponding period (pcp). Net profit was up 79% to $257 million from $138 million for the pcp. This may be the start … Read More

Can DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) survive as a going concern $DRYS

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DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) was one of the biggest movers in the Small and Micro Cap screen last week. The company’s share price rose 28.5% following the release of its 2015 annual report. About Dryships Inc. DryShips Inc. is an owner of drybulk carriers and offshore support vessels that operate worldwide. The Company owns approximately 40% of the outstanding shares of … Read More