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The portfolio of 22 smaller names has slid into negative territory, showing the pressure the market has put of late on smaller-cap stocks.
As we enter the dog days of summer, with lower volume and perhaps more volatility, portfolio performance may get interesting.
This is the first inception-to-date period that the portfolio has not outperformed its benchmarks.
These 22 stocks in the aggregate are still outpacing the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices, but by a narrower margin than before.
These 22 stocks in the aggregate continue to outpace the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices as all but three are in positive territory.
Titan Machinery is the top performer so far in 2019, up 38% since portfolio launch.
The 22 names in the portfolio as a group are outpacing the value components of the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices.
Despite disappointing performance this year, the strategy has shown solid return in the past.
This fear and volatility, if it continues, will make tax-loss selling season even more interesting.
Thinking about this year's losers that may selloff further into year-end.
PDF Solutions and Tutor Perini are at my starting point of discovering new names that may meet my criteria.
Doing nothing in this environment - not buying - is a legitimate strategy for some value investors.
Any infrastructure spending won't happen until late in the year, so fade infrastructure plays.
Any boost in infrastructure spending is likely to hit in 2018 or even 2019, rather than next year.
The stocks are trading as if the money will start flowing by the close of business today.
Shares of the construction contractor moved lower after the short seller unveiled his bearish stake.
You don't need to be a master of timing to be a successful investor if you take a disciplined approach.
Updates on smaller housing, retail and biotech plays recently mentioned on these pages.
Let's look at other attractively valued bets in what is at least a slightly overbought market overall.
Recent earnings and stock performance at Tutor Perini and MasTec offer reasons for optimism.
Markets have opened slightly higher this morning, with some stocks worth calling out. Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is continuing its recent winning streak, as Macquarie boosted outlook for companies that operate casinos in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau...
Maybe the economy is not as bad as the market was signaling by its awful start to the year.
Good morning! Bret Jensen here! As always, I'm happy to be standing in for Doug Kass on the Daily Diary. It looks from the premarket futures like we might get some sort of a rally off of oversold levels today. Hopefully, I'll be manning the diary fo...