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5 Dominant Retail Stocks With Huge Upside Potential

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5 retail companies that dominate their industries, and whose stocks are trading at multi-year low valuations.

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Share Sleuth Digest: A checklist for long-term investors

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This week: A long-term investing checklist emphasising trust, stability and value to aid rational decision making. Also: At last, evidence the PEG works, albeit less well than almost any other valuation metric.
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Fenner flirts with value rating

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A profit warning sends Fenner shares towards value territory. The manufacturer of conveyor belting and industrial components has an increasingly resilient business model, but it’s being tested.
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Bank balance sheets are not black boxes: AMB Financial

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A bank's source of a strength can also be a source of doubt or weakness; their balance sheet.  A bank's balance sheet is their most important financial statement.  A bank makes or loses money via their balance sheet.  If they have a poor balance sheet they won't generate earnings, a...

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EDP half-year shows up susceptibilities

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A slump in revenue and profit at the half-year shows up weaknesses in software house Electronic Data Processing. Despite its enviable financial position, it's running hard to stand still.
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Share Sleuth Digest: No strategy, no investment

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This week: Perhaps the best strategy for investors is to invest in companies with strategies. Many lack them. Also: confessions - mine, yours, Warren Buffett's.
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The risk with owning closely held companies

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One of the hallmarks of my investing style is that I usually invest in closely held companies.  A closely held company is one where a shareholder, often a founder, or founding family owns a controlling stake.  The idea is that with a closely held companies minority shareholder interests...

Dividend Growth Stocks: Johnson

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Johnson & Johnson is a leader in the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer products industries. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

Stocks Moving In and Out of the Magic Formula Screens Last Week

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What's new in the Magic Formula® screens this week? A look at stocks that entered - and exited - the screens over the past week.

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Xchanging fortunes could lead to turnaround

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On the face of it, business service and software provider Xchanging is on the cusp of a turnaround and the shares could be good value. The story is complicated, but getting simpler.
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Here's A Quick and Easy Way to Find Great Magic Formula Stocks

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For finding great stock opportunities, the Magic Formula® screens are a good place to start. This easy trick filters those screens down even more.

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Share Sleuth Digest: Investors get the reports we deserve

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While a company’s financial results tell investors how it’s done, the narrative in annual reports, which tells us about the future, is often lacking. It’s partly the fault of investors.
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Scalable businesses and growth

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Value investors have a reputation for not caring about growth.  They want to buy a dollar for fifty cents regardless of any growth prospects.  While value investors might not care about growth, businesses do.  Businesses have an innate desire to grow, a longing to become larger and...

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Cranswick: still sizzling

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If Cranswick’s premium sausages and cuts of pork are worth a premium, then its shares may be too.
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Crawshaw results show promise

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Investors have been drawn to a butchers chain operating in the north of England by an unusual business model and its controlled roll-out.

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