InfoVine (115310): Leading Business With Durable Competitive Advantages Trading Less Than Cash & 5x Earnings

InfoVine has an EV of -75B. In other words, Mr. Market's offering this market-leading, durable, sticky business for less than free. At the same time, the company trades less than 5x earnings, generating significant cash-flow.,Ltd. operates in the mobile, security, gaming, and entertainment fields. The company offers UBIKey, a mobile phone certificate storage service; … Continue reading InfoVine (115310): Leading Business With Durable Competitive Advantages Trading Less Than Cash & 5x Earnings

Jemtec, Inc. (JTC): Canadian Nano-Cap in Niche Industry

Jemtec, Inc. (JTC) is a nano-cap company that trades on the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSXV). At current prices, you can buy the business for around $4.2M, or a little over $2M net of cash. It's very small. All figures will be in CAD. Background & Thesis The company is Canada's leader in electronic tracking technology. … Continue reading Jemtec, Inc. (JTC): Canadian Nano-Cap in Niche Industry

Three Ideas in Shipping

Deep value is found at the corner of “yucky” and “no way in hell” and over the last twenty years, shipping stocks have exhibited those two characteristics a hundred times over. Alex did a great job summarizing the macro view of the shipping market in his latest article, which you can read here. To brush up, … Continue reading Three Ideas in Shipping

Supplement Your Portfolio With NAII

Most pharmaceutical companies are hard to analyze, and even harder to forecast earnings and FCF over time, which makes them good candidates to be kicked to the curb for research. However, sometimes a company, even a pharmaceutical, can have tremendous balance sheets and generate consistent free cash flow that compounds over time. One such company … Continue reading Supplement Your Portfolio With NAII

Jay Walker Is At It Again

Ben Graham taught me that its better to invest in good businesses trading at discounts to intrinsic value. Warren Buffett elaborated on that idea and taught me it's sometimes okay to invest in great businesses at okay prices. What both of these men will tell you is that it's always a great idea to invest in companies … Continue reading Jay Walker Is At It Again

A Potential Long Call Option on Solar Energy

I believe it's been around two months since I've written about a particular potential investment, and most of that can be attributed to sheer laziness on my part. However, I would also like to think that the rush of finals week and the Christmas season played a larger part. During my writing hibernation, the portfolio … Continue reading A Potential Long Call Option on Solar Energy

Finding Value in the Netherlands

A huge part of my trading strategy is having a global, no holds barred mindset when it comes to my search for value in the markets. Restricted to companies specifically in the US, one would have trouble finding companies trading at steep discounts to intrinsic value in these US equity markets. With the freedom associated … Continue reading Finding Value in the Netherlands