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believerinbalancesheettrends 7 posts  |  Last Activity: Jan 16, 2015 9:15 AM Member since: Dec 5, 2006
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  • believerinbalancesheettrends by believerinbalancesheettrends Nov 29, 2014 12:26 PM Flag

    CBI will rocket when they pass tax policy that provides long term incentive tax benefits for capital spending.
    Likely scenario:
    Congress passes legislation that includes the most anti president contents.
    President veto.
    CBI hit more.

    Congress reacts by passing last minute legislation that is acceptable to both sides even though both hate some of its content or lack thereof.
    President signs.
    CBI rockets followed by long term rise to new heights.

    The question: Has CBI already been hit enough for the 1st stages.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    why is this taking such a beating?

    by georgesmarsh Dec 17, 2014 10:55 AM
    believerinbalancesheettrends believerinbalancesheettrends Dec 20, 2014 4:52 PM Flag

    This company does not meet the basic fundamental data requirements of a large cap company with negative earnings. The primary number to look at is the price:sales ratio. When over 5.0 it is overpriced.

    Also the negative retained earnings number continues to go further to the minus side:
    Retained Earnings remains negative to the tune of : ( $116,834,000).

    Finally its PEG ratio 4.42 is massively high (should be 1.0).

  • believerinbalancesheettrends by believerinbalancesheettrends Dec 24, 2014 12:40 PM Flag

    That reason for not buying is effectively eliminated. Also the trend toward natural gas powered engines will help because that has dropped to less than 4 cents (below 3 cents now). Engines can run on natural gas OR gasoline (flip of a dashboard switch). This is a rapid trend outside USA and that is coming to USA (already available for trucks).

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • believerinbalancesheettrends by believerinbalancesheettrends Jan 2, 2015 1:46 PM Flag

    This is the premium company for implementation of clinical trials.

  • believerinbalancesheettrends by believerinbalancesheettrends Jan 9, 2015 1:58 PM Flag

    Does FrontFour Capital realize OMG is one of the best managed companies in USA? This is the same management that brought it back from the brink over the past several years. As a commodities company, OMG now has one of the best balance sheets of all public corporations.

  • believerinbalancesheettrends by believerinbalancesheettrends Jan 12, 2015 4:37 PM Flag

    "New antibiotic discovered

    Researchers from the US and Germany have discovered a new type of antibiotic. It is the first time in approximately 30 years, that a new antibiotic has been found.
    New antibiotic discovered

    The new antibiotic was discovered in a bacterium but until now it was not possible to produce it. The bacterium is found in the soil and is called teixcobactin. It was not known that this type of bacterium could produce an antibiotic.

    Trials in mice showed that the antibiotic is very effective against bacteria, among which the MRSA bacteria. They also claim that tuberculosis can be treated with this antibiotic. Microbiologist Gilles van Wezel from Leiden University in the Netherlands expects that this type of antibiotic could hit the market in ten years, depending on its development in the coming years.

    The first antibiotic, penicillin, was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928 and more than 100 compounds have been found since, but no new class has been found since 1987. The introduction of antibiotics also led to resistance in humans and animals.

    However the new discovery offers hope that many new antibiotics could be found to fight bacterial infections. Crucially, the scientists believe that bacteria will not become resistant to teixobactin for at least 30 years because of its multiple methods of attack."

    by Emmy Koeleman Jan 12, 2015
    Worldpoultry (magazine)

  • believerinbalancesheettrends believerinbalancesheettrends Jan 16, 2015 9:15 AM Flag

    They could issue $3.00 dividend and still have a net positive cash position net of debt.
    You are right CALM management is far too smart to put themselves in a weakened cash position. CALM has one of the best managed cash:dividend policies of all corporations for long term benefit to shareholder value during the best of times AND the worst of times.

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