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A pair of private-prison operators, a meal kit company and a fashion retailer all are facing unique struggles at present.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren resurrects a presidential campaign issue from 2016 that whacked the stocks of private prison operators back then.
It's been fun to watch some of the stocks that got beaten up badly in 2018 show some signs of life early in the New Year.
These 'Bearish Bets' are showing both technical and quantitative deterioration.
It has been a phenomenal stock picker's market since last summer within distressed value.
Many states still see money saving opportunities in private corrections.
One of the few REIT sectors that is actually in positive territory for the year is timber land.
We'll see how they behave the rest of the year as the Fed likely raises interest rates two or three more times in 2018.
The handbag maker has morphed into a solid dividend payer and its potential for future acquisitions is interesting.
The REIT is set to report its second quarter of results under an administration friendlier to operators of private prisons.
The fashion retailer is flush with liquidity, but its sales are slumping as it competes in a tough industry.
Shares of the operator of private prisons took a hit on Wednesday despite the company beating earnings expectations earlier this month.
Farmland Partners, Getty Realty, CoreCivic and Corning are a diverse bunch offering nice payouts and appreciation potential.
Bearish names dominate this week and financials in particular.
West Marine and Fitbit posted quarterly results, while CoreCivic got a lift from a Jeff Sessions memo.
The private corrections name has had a great run, but it's unclear where the REIT's payout is going from here.
For-profit corrections names may do well under the new administration.
As fruitless as the pursuit can seem at times, it can be equally rewarding at others.
The game just started, but several names in my portfolio have been off to the races since Election Day.
Stocks close at session highs on Wednesday afternoon as financial, energy and health care stocks took the lead.
Hillary Clinton's exit from politics -- aka Clexit -- could produce the chance to pick up bargains in its wake.
Shares of Fogo De Chao, Vonage, Corrections Corporation of America and FreightCar America all took hits Tuesday.
Whether a name change to CoreCivic will affect public perceptions about the for-profit jailer remains to be seen.
These real estate investment trusts present opportunistic situations that go beyond their dividends.
It does not get any messier than putting money into a controversial company in a controversial industry.
There are ominous signs for Corrections Corp. of America amid industry shakeout.