appears to be remembering when he flew with the
eagles. Lets hope he flaps his wings, runs around a
little bit, swears off the stuff in the feed trough,
gets a little mean, and returns to the
I'm in the same boat. As this thing has gone down
I kept saying "It can't go any lower". It keeps
proving me wrong. This stock has ALWAYS done well in
years when book value was greater than price and has
almost never had 2 down years in a row.
at selling 17-1/2 & moving the money to Janus 20 so
I'm not feeling too bright about myself.
may be right there with you...holding it for 40
years. But I won't be happy about what has happenned the
last couple of years, ever!
Seems to me that if
you catch a high level officer embezzling a million+
dollars you might want to discuss the situation in detail
before you go to the authorities with it. That million
is nothing compared to the attorney's fees they're
paying now. Excuse me the attorney's fees WE are paying
now. (In reduced dividends and thus a lower stock
I realize that's not the only problem, but the
price has stepped down steadily ever since the suit was
Frustration played a part in my last post. I am doing the
same thing you are (With IRA & dividend reinvestment)
but if I was picking a stock to buy outright I'd make
this company show me something 1st.
"Who is gonna hold this for 40
Probably me, I can't get a tax loss from selling (its part
of my IRA). My residual investment is so low that my
net proceeds could only realistically be invested
back into a penny stock......and you know how risky
they are.)So, I collect dividends and reinvest them
into additional stock. I won't need this money for 27
Sure I wish I had left it with INTL. However; part of
investing requires that you diversify your investments. I
have a few highfliers living with some
In the next twenty-seven years, maybe some of my
turkeys will become eagles and vice versa. the trick is
to bail before the eagles become too fat and unable
to fly, thus left to scrounge with the
Who is gonna hold this for 40 years. Until money
comes back from .coms to REAL companies that make REAL
things and make REAL money...
If they throw their cash into dividends they risk
their precious ratings...they aren't selling many title
policies with that rating, and trucking is a disaster.
It's time for this dog to figure out an innovative
It won't go under, but it won't be a quick turn
I've lost faith in the company. I watched it go
from 40 something to below 12. I finally sold my last
position and am moving on. I really believe nothing can
happen until they settle their lawsuits. Who would buy a
company with these internal problems. It definitely is
time for a change of top management and back to the
honest company of which it built its reputation.
I don't know. An 83 year old man bought some of
this stock with around $250.....forty years ago. This
small sum, through splits and appreciation, is now
worth over $25,000.
I bought this turkey just
before the stock split. My employer even does business
with the company...thus the attraction. My investment
is small and I have lost so much money that the
commissions would pretty much wipe out my
They have cash......lots of it.....Maybe juicing the
dividend would attract more investors to the stock. Other
than that, I don't know what they should do. I don't
know if they can do anything.
down means that the stock will continue to go
down if : 1-profits do not start going up instead of
down as they have been doing or 2there is no dramatic
change in management or 3 there is no growth by buying
other companies or growing within or 4 the company is
not sold BIG QUE3STION IS; will any of the above
happen???????? what do you thing should be done???