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November 2013

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Ranking 50 Stocks By Free Cash Flow Yield

November 25, 2013 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: CRUS , RPXC , STRA

Generating cash from assets is the fundamental purpose of any business. Free cash flow - the cash left over after replacing or maintaining the asset base - is what allows a company to provide shareholder returns through growth investments, paying a dividend, or buying back stock. We covered how to calculate free cash flow in a recent article, but how can we put it to use directly to find the stocks of companies trading at low valuations against the free cash they generate?  [more]

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Magic Formula Investing Weekly Roundup 11/24/2013

November 24, 2013 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: GME , LQDT , VIAB

Magic Formula Investing (MFI), as described by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt inThe Little Book that Beats the Market, consists of ranking stocks by earnings yield (cheap) and return on capital (quality), adding the rankings together, and buying from the resulting lists. Below are stocks that have moved into, and dropped out of, 3 of the MFI screens used by MagicDiligence:  [more]

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How to Calculate Free Cash Flow Correctly

November 19, 2013 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: BKE

Free cash flow - the amount of cash generated by a company not needed to maintain operations - is quite possibly the single most important statistic in business. The purpose of any business is to generate cash for its owners (otherwise, why be in business?). This cash can then be put to work providing value to shareholders in multiple ways: by paying a dividend, buying back shares, or re-investing in the business to grow revenues and profits. No company can survive and thrive over the long term without generating and increasing the amount of cash it generates.  [more]

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Magic Formula Investing Weekly Roundup 11/17/2013

November 17, 2013 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: GPS , WSTC , EGL

Magic Formula Investing (MFI), as described by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt inThe Little Book that Beats the Market, consists of ranking stocks by earnings yield (cheap) and return on capital (quality), adding the rankings together, and buying from the resulting lists. Below are stocks that have moved into, and dropped out of, 3 of the MFI screens used by MagicDiligence:  [more]

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5 Picks from Forbes Best Small Companies List

November 13, 2013 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: SYNA , LNN , APEI

Looking recently over the 2013Forbes' 100 Best Small Companies list, I realized that there are a *lot* of them currently screened by Magic Formula® Investing! In fact, there are 10 that currently show up in one of the official screens:  [more]

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Magic Formula Investing Weekly Roundup 11/10/2013

November 10, 2013 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: JOY , SAVE , REV

Magic Formula Investing (MFI), as described by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt inThe Little Book that Beats the Market, consists of ranking stocks by earnings yield (cheap) and return on capital (quality), adding the rankings together, and buying from the resulting lists. Below are stocks that have moved into, and dropped out of, 3 of the MFI screens used by MagicDiligence:  [more]

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Liquidity Services (LQDT) Stock Review

November 05, 2013 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: LQDT

Liquidity Services (LQDT) operates several online auction marketplaces for surplus assets. The company deals in over 500 product categories, including consumer electronics, apparel, energy equipment, scrap metals, and several others. Transactions usually occur in bulk, with lots ranging from ship containers to individual pallets. Revenue is collected in a few different ways, including transaction fees, profit-sharing agreements with large sellers, service charges, and advertising fees. About 57% of the company's Gross Merchandise Value, or GMV, comes from the commercial segment, 20% from state and local governments, 15% from the Department of Defense (DoD) surplus contract, and 8% from the DoD scrap contract (both detailed below). Its marketplaces can be found at www.liquidation.com,www.govliquidation.comwww.govdeals.comwww.networkintl.comwww.truckcenter.com,www.secondipity.com, and www.go-dov.com.  [more]

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