Greetings, and welcome to the inagural edition of The FoxForceJournal. In the coming months before contest end I would hope to have all 42 picks analyzed and disected. Please feel free to add to the discussion in the comments section.
Order of blog post will be based on rank in the contest, of course this will be completley random as the leaderboard changes every day, we'll just start with the leader and move on down the line until all picks are covered.
First pick- Genworth Financial Inc. GNW
Picked by megashort on 8/20/12 with a start price of $5.25.
As of today GNW sits at $9.17 for a tidy stock gain of +74.67%
"Genworth Financial, Inc., a financial security company, provides insurance, wealth management, investment, and financial solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers various insurance and fixed annuity products, including life and long-term care insurance products; payment protection insurance products for consumers primarily to meet specified payment obligations; and wealth management products, such as managed account programs with advisor support and financial planning services. It also provides mortgage insurance products and related services to insure prime-based, individually underwritten residential mortgage loans or flow mortgage insurance; and mortgage insurance on a structured or bulk basis, as well as offers services, analytical tools, and technology that enable lenders to operate and manage risk. In addition, the company provides institutional products consisting of funding agreements, funding agreements backing notes, and guaranteed investment contracts. Genworth Financial, Inc. distributes its products and services through financial intermediaries, advisors, independent distributors, affinity groups, and sales specialists. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia."
Market Cap (intraday)4.51B
Enterprise Value (Feb 6, 2013)8.44B
Trailing P/E (ttm, intraday):12.15
Forward P/E (fye Dec 31, 2013)7.28
PEG Ratio (5 yr expected)2.58
Enterprise Value/Revenue (ttm)0.84
Enterprise Value/EBITDA (ttm)6.00
Total assets- $114,302,000
Total liabilities- $97,761,000
Dividend and Yeild- 0.00$ (NA) 0.00% (NA)
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