RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RICK) : Trash and Treasure

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RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RICK), at $11.72, is the eighth cheapest stock in the Small and Micro Cap Screener with an acquirer’s multiple of 5.57. RCI, formerly Rick’s Cabaret International, Inc., operates nightclubs that offer live adult entertainment, restaurant, and bar services primarily for “businessmen” in the United States. It operates adult nightclubs … Read More

Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR): Refined value

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Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR) is the second cheapest stock in the Large Cap 1000 Screener (which is free), trading on an acquirer’s multiple of 5.9. It produces refined oil products at three refineries: one in El Paso, Texas, one near Gallup, New Mexico and one in St. Paul Park, Minnesota. WNR sells … Read More

Discussing Deep Value and the Acquirer’s Multiple at Harvard

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A little over a month ago I travelled to Harvard to speak to Michael Parzen’s business statistics class on Deep Value and the acquirer’s multiple. Here is the recording of that talk. Click here if you’d like to see a current list of stocks with the best rank using The Acquirer’s Multiple® (it’s free!), … Read More

Norsat International Inc (USA)(NYSEMKT:NSAT) catches an activist

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Norsat International Inc (USA) (NYSEMKT:NSAT) is a Canada-based satellite communications company and, with an acquirer’s multiple of 7.36, a member of the Small and Micro Cap Screener. Norsat’s business units include microwave products; satellite terminals, including portable satellite systems; Sinclair Division, through which Norsat provides industry leading antenna and RF conditioning products, … Read More

Into INTT: inTEST Corporation (NYSEMKT:INTT)

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One of my favorite stocks in the Small and Micro Cap Screener is InTEST Corporation (NYSEMKT:INTT). It’s a ~$50 million market cap with a $27 million enterprise value generating 19 percent yield in operating earnings and cash flow. Nick Bodnar, a new contributor to the site, likes the stock too. Here’s why: … Read More

Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) can’t get no respect

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I’ve been pitching Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) every chance I’ve had over the last 6 months. I pitched it on Bloomberg radio in October last year, and then again in December when Carol Massar reminded me it was down 15 percent. It’s back to where it was in October. It’s one of … Read More

Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NYSEMKT:NSU) is a dirt-cheap dirt miner

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Nevsun Resources Limited (NSU), an African gold, copper, zinc, and silver miner, trades on a sub-2 acquirer’s multiple and is the cheapest stock the All Investable Screen.  It’s got an $820 million market cap with a $530 million enterprise value and trailing twelve-month operating earnings of $269 million (AM = … Read More

All Investable Stock Screen Backtest

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Updated November 29, 2017 Since the last update in July 26, 2016, the screen had a strong finish to end the 2016 year up 29.1 percent, handily beating out the Russell 3000’s 12.2 percent by 16.9 percent. 2017 to date has been less pleasant. For the year, the All investable … Read More

Large Cap 1000 Stock Screen Backtest

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Updated November 29, 2017 Since the last update in July 26, 2016, the screen had a strong finish to end the 2016 year up 27.4 percent, handily beating out the Russell 1000’s 15.1 percent by 12.3 percent. 2017 to date has seen continued large cap strength. For the year, the … Read More