Best Mid Cap Stocks to Buy for Value

Mid cap value stocks are often overlooked as investors gravitate towards large stocks or are focused on small cap stocks. Mid capitalization companies are well settled and can provide steady returns and often great dividends. Find the balance between excellent liquidity and profit potential in undervalued mid cap stocks. Our mid cap stocks have market caps between $800 million and $13 billion

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Stock Review: $AEO–American Eagle Outfitters–It is Cheap, But is there a Justifiable Value in the Stock?

American Eagle Outfitters (Stock: AEO) is a clothing retail brand focused on 15 yr to 25 yr old demographics. They have 3 different retail channels that includes American Eagle stores, their outlet stores and aerie lingerie and apparel. The brand is going through a growth phase as they restructure their business model and look to… [Read More]

13 Profitable Stocks that Hit 52 Week Lows Recently–Oct, 2013

The following 13 stocks have posted 52 week lows recently. Please note that since I have filtered for profitability, certain stocks that one might expect to be on this list (JC Penney, for example) are not listed. Tip: Click on the stock symbol to go to its own page where you will find other recent… [Read More]

Stock Review: $FDP–Fresh Del Monte–Should You Buy If You Believe Food Prices Will Rise?

Jeremy Grantham from GMO is predicting increasing scarcity of food products and resources that go into farming. This would result in higher prices we pay to buy produce. This is probably not a surprise to most of our readers as I suggested investments in the agriculture sector more than a year ago. So with higher… [Read More]

4 Energy Stocks for Value Investors (Sep 2013)

If you are looking for energy stocks to round off your portfolio or add diversification, the following 4 candidates offer great values. Energy is a broad category  and the shortlist reflects this by including oil transportation, oil and gas exploration and equipment companies and even a coal stock. While coal may be tainted with the… [Read More]

The Following 6 Stocks Are Trading At or Below 0.5 x Book Value–Sep 2013


One of the most basic screens to find undervalued stocks, Price less than the book value per share can indicate a possible attractive investment. This month’s book value screen uncovered the following 6 stocks that I strongly encourage you to review further. To screen for the following stocks, I have gone a little beyond just… [Read More]

The New KCG: Is It Worth Your Investment

Knight Capital Group has now merged with Getco and the combined entity, KCG Holdings has relisted on NYSE with the same ticker symbol, KCG, as of July 2, 2013. Knight Capital Group, a formerly public company, and GETCO Holding Company LLC, a formerly private company, now operate as subsidiaries of KCG Holdings Inc, which is… [Read More]

KKD Stock Quick Review: Overvalued at the Current Prices


After reporting substantial losses between fiscal years 2005 and 2009, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) is now profitable again. The stock is currently selling at multiples that may seem attractive compared to the industry, but in reality it is not.   KKD SBUX DNKN P/B 3.52 7.89 11.49 P/S 2.07 2.99 6.11 P/E 5.74 29.02 39.89… [Read More]