In my first installment I discussed the recipe of what I look for in a stock. While it is one thing to have a formula to select good stocks, it is quite another to actually find stocks that meet that formula. So, I’ll talk a little bit about how I go shopping for stocks and then we will test out some of my cooking. Read More …
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A discussion on the MicroCapClub member’s forum: The challenge of accessing management is one that I often struggle with, especially as my research takes me towards the higher end of small caps. I thought it might be interesting to discuss different methods that people use. I typically attempt to email the CEO direct. Thankfully, I can leverage my position in the industry, which often helps (I think). If that fails, I go to IR or the CFO. I know some people use LinkedIn but question how much it really helps. What other methods do people use that may be of help for other people trying to do more of their own DD? Read More …
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Welcome to the new MicroCapClub Radio platform utilizing Vokle. Subsequent programs will be broadcast in video in real time. Vokle also allows listeners to participate in real time via asking questions. In this program Sean and I were getting used to the new system and talked about a variety of microcap topics including: Denver Penny Stock Market, history of microcap, the best microcap tools, and Sean’s trip next week to North Dakota to visit the Bakken.
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How do institutional investors buy a micro-cap? They buy a smallcap and wait for its stock price to go down. Unfortunately, that is largely the truth. With increasing regulatory costs, fewer and fewer microcaps are coming to market via initial public offerings. Many microcaps come into existence by starting as a smallcap and losing market value. This article’s headline suggests getting excited when a microcap gets smaller. Really? Are value investors so determined to buy cheap that they are excited to buy companies with falling sales? Well no. Of course the growth investors are on to something when they look for companies that are getting bigger. You want to own companies whose sales and profits are headed to the moon. The headline is a tease, but in certain situations there’s an important truth in this headline that you want to understand. Read More …