Butler National Corp (BUKS): Two Good Businesses & Lots of Hair

Butler National Corp (BUKS) is a micro-cap company ($25M market cap) operating two very different businesses: Aerospace / Avionics and Casino Gaming Management. Both businesses generate healthy cashflows and shares are currently trading less than 6x next years earnings. Furthermore, we believe current share prices offer investors a chance to buy the Aerospace business for 10x 2019 … Continue reading Butler National Corp (BUKS): Two Good Businesses & Lots of Hair

Target Hospitality (TH): Leader in Vertically Integrated Specialty Accommodations

Target Hospitality is the largest vertically integrated specialty rental and hospitality services company in the United States. The company owns an extensive network of geographically relocatable rental accommodation units comprised of ~13,000 beds across 22 sites serving the country’s highest producing oil and gas basins. Most of the company’s revenues are generated under multi-year “take-or-pay” … Continue reading Target Hospitality (TH): Leader in Vertically Integrated Specialty Accommodations

Investing in Shipping Stocks: Lessons from Walter Schloss

***Below is a piece I wrote for Macro-Ops.com. For more information, check out their site here!*** He knows how to identify securities that sell at considerably less than their value to a private owner; And that’s all he does ... He owns many more stocks than I do and is far less interested in the … Continue reading Investing in Shipping Stocks: Lessons from Walter Schloss

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

GrafTech (EAF): A Fallen IPO Generating Hefty FCF Through Long-Term Contracted Revenues

**Idea Source: Massif Capital** GrafTech International (EAF) is a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products that are essential components to the production of Electric Arc Furnace steel. The company sports a vertically integrated, highly differentiated business model with supply-side advantages giving it pricing power over competitors. Reduced supply of electrodes coupled with increased demand … Continue reading GrafTech (EAF): A Fallen IPO Generating Hefty FCF Through Long-Term Contracted Revenues

Criteo, Inc (CRTO): Privacy Regulations Turns Into Forced Selling & Opportunity

*Idea Source: Steven Wood, Greenwood Investors Massive selling from new ITP Regulations set forth by Apple and European departments have caused share prices of the digital performance advertising company to fall to 4x EV/EBITDA -- well below industry averages. With almost all of the negative news surrounding the new privacy laws baked into the price, … Continue reading Criteo, Inc (CRTO): Privacy Regulations Turns Into Forced Selling & Opportunity

Another Boring Business: Construction Partners, Inc. (ROAD)

I’ve probably said this sentence too many times, but it's worth repeating: Boring businesses can be fertile places to find great investments. What makes boring businesses so exciting? They never go away no matter the economic condition. This doesn’t mean that share prices of these businesses won’t falter if an entire economy declines; but it … Continue reading Another Boring Business: Construction Partners, Inc. (ROAD)