ARC Document Solutions, If You Loved Seabiscuit

ARC Document Solutions Inc. (NYSE: ARC), a small digital printing and graphics imaging company, will remind you why you fell in love with investing, i.e. finding those undiscovered small companies that fell on hard times when no one was looking and few believe that they will come back and regain their lost glory. “You don’t throw a whole life away just cause he’s banged up a little” Seabiscuit, Movie, 2003 As a small investor, one has an edge over large institutions in opportunities like these since a lot of institutional…

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TravelCenters Of America, Because Trucking Is The New Airlines

TravelCenters of America Inc. (NASDAQ: TA), the third-largest operator of truck stops in the US, is uniquely positioned to monetize improving dynamics of the US trucking industry. The company’s turnaround plan is beginning to deliver and with assets that were always well recognized in the truck stop industry, investors will be well served to dig deeper into the name now that fundamentals suggest that this time trucking might be the flag bearer of the transportation sector, coming out of economic recession.   When most brick-and-mortar retailers and restaurants are suffering,…

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Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting October 26th, 2020

Every week, our model comes up with 40 stocks, 20 positive and 20 negatives, to watch for next week’s trading. The model is based on a mix of fundamental and quantitative factors, built on my proprietary database of detailed earnings model on more than 1270 U.S. listed companies. The historical data for these earnings models is sourced from SEC filings. Performance of last week’s model portfolio for the week was, Net: 0.9% Longs: 1.0% Shorts:  -0.1% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure and no…

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FuboTV, A Sequel To The Roku Story

FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), the recent IPO, is already popular among Bears and the doubts raised will remind you of the early years of Roku Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) given most doubts are based on ill-formed opinions about how the consumer streaming industry works, consumer trends, and growth investing in general. We looked at the name, liked it enough to own the stock, and included in our weekly list of top ideas for the week. Most doubts can be summed up as uncertainty that usually surrounds a developing story but a…

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Dada Nexus Is The Growth Retailer To Look Now

Dada Nexus Limited (NASDAQ: DADA) has not yet gained the followership or investor respect that is commanded by other fast-growing retailers like China-based Pinduoduo Inc. (NASDAQ: PDD) or the US-based Wayfair Inc. (NYSE: W), even though Dada carries similar traits, i.e. revolutionizing retail using a differentiated approach and a management that is focused on building long-term sustainable advantage. Dada’s differentiated approach allows the company to act as a bridge to bring out the best in offline and online business models, one that brands love and customers find utilitarian for its…

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Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting October 17th, 2020

Every week, our model comes up with 40 stocks, 20 positive and 20 negatives, to watch for next week’s trading. The model is based on a mix of fundamental and quantitative factors, built on my proprietary database of detailed earnings model on more than 1250 U.S. listed companies. The historical data for these earnings models is sourced from SEC filings. Performance of last week’s model portfolio for the week was, Net: 1.5% Longs: 0.6% Shorts:  0.9% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure and no…

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HUYA and DouYu Combined Is More Than Just A Monopoly

HUYA Inc.’s (NYSE: HUYA) merger with DouYu International Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: DOYU) is the kind of aggressive strategic maneuvering that makes investors go for Chinese ADRs in the first place. The combination will create a live game streaming behemoth with dominant market share, almost monopolistic if I’m allowed to use that word, with a major strategic advantage over peers, leadership in technology, and better access to top streamers, right set of ingredients to ward off any emerging threats from the likes of Kuaishou. Financially, the combined company will have some…

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CURO Is More Than Just A Stimulus Play

Investors, mainly on fears that have failed to materialize, have thrown away CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: CURO), like many other financial companies catering to the sub-prime borrowers, away. In the meantime, the core business is starting to come back and Katapult, in which CURO owns a minority stake, continues to perform well. No doubt, the business faces some risks, ranging from an economic slowdown that may lead to a rise in delinquencies amid deteriorating creditworthiness of the borrowers it serves to taper off of stimulus that has helped the…

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Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting October 12th, 2020

Every week, our model comes up with 40 stocks, 20 positive and 20 negatives, to watch for next week’s trading. The model is based on a mix of fundamental and quantitative factors, built on my proprietary database of detailed earnings model on more than 1250 U.S. listed companies. The historical data for these earnings models is sourced from SEC filings. Performance of last week’s model portfolio for the week was, Net: 0.6% Longs: 5.6% Shorts:  -5.0% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure and no…

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Ad-Tech And Perion Are Coming Back, Fast

Perion Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: PERI) is on a turnaround path for the last three years and the company’s three-pronged approach is starting to deliver, just when the digital advertising industry is showing signs of stability after suffering one of worth downturns due to Covid-19. The stock is trading around levels seen five-year ago and this combination of business turning around and the industry fundamentals stabilizing do offer an opportunity to the stock to break out of the range. After the weak second quarter, Perion has come back fast. When many…

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