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buddy195529650 13 posts  |  Last Activity: Apr 23, 2015 2:06 PM Member since: Jan 12, 2002
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  • buddy195529650 by buddy195529650 Apr 23, 2015 2:06 PM Flag

    It is long past time for this company to get back to creating shareholder value instead of just trading businesses with no positive effect for us owners. IMO it is past time for a management change at the top. To much talk and activity but little results. If you can not run the business then get out and let someone in that can. Board is full of bull and has to much Jack Welch star dust in their old tried eyes. Lets move on with someone that can get it done not just talk about how hard it is.

  • buddy195529650 by buddy195529650 Apr 22, 2015 9:02 AM Flag

    Palmetto Bank sold out to UCB today for around 19 maybe there is some hope for us. Why not we are absent and leadership or plan that make any since. This is likely the reason our stock has be acting up lately. What do you think we would go out for in a sale?

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    little red hen

    by buddy195529650 Apr 13, 2015 8:03 AM
    buddy195529650 buddy195529650 Apr 19, 2015 7:12 PM Flag

    No I do not know that one. generally do not like small banks but there are a few exceptions.

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    little red hen

    by buddy195529650 Apr 13, 2015 8:03 AM
    buddy195529650 buddy195529650 Apr 15, 2015 4:11 PM Flag

    somebody got on the bus today for a few thousand shares. are you willing to share your thoughts and perspective? welcome aboard.

  • buddy195529650 by buddy195529650 Apr 13, 2015 8:03 AM Flag

    this only works if the collective participates and we all, get better informed as a group than we would otherwise be individually. Any local or other investors interested in joining in? Does anyone know how many stockholder there are in this stock and which are the largest one's. I know Sheppard is the single largest at 7%. We have a rough but improving situation in my opinion but it would be nice to have more info..

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    New day raising for CFOK

    by buddy195529650 Feb 6, 2015 2:37 PM
    buddy195529650 buddy195529650 Apr 9, 2015 9:35 AM Flag

    Good, maybe we have some new fans of the stock. While I would buy more if available it is not as big a deal for me because we already have a pretty good position. On the book value estimate we need to be sure the value of the tax loss carry forward is factored in since if the news is as good as we think that will be a factor and potentially move it up a buck or two. Interestingly still no coverage in the local paper on this company ? I guess they are waiting for the Greenville News to cover it and then they can cut it out and reprint it.

  • buddy195529650 by buddy195529650 Apr 7, 2015 3:31 PM Flag

    Nice quarter nice year 2nd in a row but does anyone care? this one is asleep like the Cyclops.

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    New day raising for CFOK

    by buddy195529650 Feb 6, 2015 2:37 PM
    buddy195529650 buddy195529650 Apr 6, 2015 9:27 AM Flag

    Someone else has picked up on this one lately. I tried to buy some shares last week but was out bid each time I got close. I would like to add to my position but at the right price. Regardless whoever you are welcome we need more buyers to get this stock price closer to value which I put at 7.50 to 10.00 within 18 months if they do the right things in the process.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    New day raising for CFOK

    by buddy195529650 Feb 6, 2015 2:37 PM
    buddy195529650 buddy195529650 Mar 29, 2015 11:22 AM Flag

    The unemployment rate in the county is improved from over 12 to 6 percent and of the key shareholders I saw no one is interested in selling their position. Oreo assets are down and problem loans are under control according to the locals. If the earnings improve and can be projected to be more consist then there is a income tax loss carry forward that maybe reinstated that should be in the 10 to 15 million dollars amount. This would create a big swing in net worth and other ratios that might get this company a release from the FDIC and a 3 dollar increase in book value per share for this group. SNV did this a couple of years ago. I am looking for some bad news but have not found it yet. Let's hear from some others on this stock, etc.

  • Reply to

    New day raising for CFOK

    by buddy195529650 Feb 6, 2015 2:37 PM
    buddy195529650 buddy195529650 Mar 26, 2015 10:13 PM Flag

    We should know in the next 60 days or less. After 29 years that is not to long a time see, but as always the sooner the better. Going to a reunion this weekend in Walhalla so there should be plenty of rumors flying around by now with that group.

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    New day raising for CFOK

    by buddy195529650 Feb 6, 2015 2:37 PM
    buddy195529650 buddy195529650 Mar 26, 2015 11:28 AM Flag

    Yes, that is him. The question I have is he really going to move to Seneca and lead our company? If not he will be only marginally effective. I looked on the company's web page and reviewed the real estate assets they had/have for sell. I pulled the 3 largest and called the brokers and inquired as to asking price, facts, and normal stuff a buyer would ask. Not one of them wanted to meet and show me the property because they had already been sold or had a contract to sale on them. (that they thought was really strong and we would be wasting our time?) If this is true and they can also get the deals closed before quarter end like the realtors think the first quarter release could be interestingly effective for mtg. change, etc. Waiting patiently for the first quarter results.

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    New day raising for CFOK

    by buddy195529650 Feb 6, 2015 2:37 PM
    buddy195529650 buddy195529650 Mar 26, 2015 4:19 AM Flag

    Out and off the board as of 12/31. I am from the area but do not live there now or for a long time. Family still in the area. New guy is suppose to be Richard Burleson consultant from NC not sure if he is for real full time or just a gate keeper until the board decides what to do next. Call reports filled with the FDIC. Look positive but lack of communication from the company is concerning. My guess is they are waiting to pull together good 4th quarter and good 1st quarter along with maybe getting out from under the FDIC memorandum, change in management announcement to roll it all out at annual meeting in May. All sounds good but unprofessional to have this level of delays and info gaps.

  • buddy195529650 by buddy195529650 Feb 6, 2015 2:37 PM Flag

    Ok, there has been no one on this board for way to long. The performance has been really bad and we had very little good to talk about. The founder/CEO is now gone out of the company and as I understand it off the board. Do not know the new person but hopefully they will show him to us soon. News flash there does appear to hope for our company after all. While we are not out of the woods yet the 4th quarter was profitable and the NPA's appear to be headed down for the first time in recent history. Should not take much to show improvement after what we have been through. The company and no one else is making any effort to tell our story so you will need to work hard your self to find out. The FDIC call report for 12/31/2014 is out there but no news of it is being shared. I guess the local newspaper folks are just going to sit on their a##es instead of doing a little homework to let the community know what is about. Maybe the new management team will make a effort if they don't. Board is just sitting on their own shares and hoping things get better. Maybe someone will pull a copy of the FDIC Call Report and send to the newspaper. They may need to get someone to read it to them. Its on the internet not like they will need to get up out of their chairs.
    If you don't care then sell out!! If you do then get engaged and help turn this old dog into the best community bank in the southeast. It can happen. Take a look at real estate for sell on the bank's web site. Those are the OREO properties we need to sell. Do you know anyone that will buy/sell or help move them. Let's make a difference. Yes I am a shareholder from day one and have never sold a share. Let's support the company with our business, person effort, and representation. A little push from a lot of people(shareholders, clients, and community) will make this dog hunt like it never has before. Past time to dig in and push. Mgt. and Board of Directors ask us to help, you will be surprised!!!

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