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johngunn51 8 posts  |  Last Activity: Apr 2, 2015 12:16 PM Member since: Mar 8, 1999
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  • johngunn51 by johngunn51 Apr 2, 2015 12:16 PM Flag

    "Major new Tesla product to be unveiled APR 30, not a car!" My belief is it is a new battery system for residential solar storage. HPJ could and should get a big boost from this if their timing is right. As for takeover, the POC does not allow foreign companies to own more than 50%. I believe Highpower can make a product just as big as Tesla's. Tesla's will be branded for Solar City. That leaves the rest of the world for HPJ!

  • He's dumped 4 consecutive quarters around earnings time. Why is still on the BOD. Why doesn't the company buy back his stock below market and get him the heck out of there?

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    Good buy here

    by johngunn51 Mar 25, 2015 12:52 PM
    johngunn51 johngunn51 Mar 25, 2015 9:44 PM Flag

    If you look at the valuation measures compared to say ENR- Energizer Holdings, whether it's price to book value, price to sales, enterprise value to EBIDTA, forward 12 mo PE ratio, PE/growth ratio, the disparity is now glaring. It does not begin to approach comp until the stock is somewhere in the 6-8 range. Granted ENR is a much larger company and it's business is retail but HPJ has a higher organic growth rate both in revenues and earnings. If Highpower was accorded a 6.11 PEG the stock would be in double digits. TJ Fisher who has been on the HPJ board for3- 4 years now, was VP of Energizer and HPJ made batteries for them, and that is how he came to know them. If you don't like battery comps, just use the S&P 500 trading at 18-19 forward earnings and the earnings growth curve is not as attractive going forward as Highpower's. Just my opinion, but I have a lot of experience both on Wall Street and as an investor in HPJ.

  • johngunn51 by johngunn51 Mar 25, 2015 12:52 PM Flag

    Good company w good management and a good future. They are on their way to being a major player in the battery/ energy storage space and the stock under 6 does not reflect what they have already achieved, let alone what's coming. I bought a bunch here and have that tingly Warren Buffett feeling--- got a deal!

  • Test lab results, breakthrough designation for ICE emissions control technology, name change, corporate rebranding , OEM demonstration(s) on new models, 15-20mil cash raise at $5-6 bucks, and then double digits and 200mil + market cap next year.

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    Are Varoufakis’ days numbered as MOF?

    by brendabreeze77 Mar 10, 2015 10:59 PM
    johngunn51 johngunn51 Mar 10, 2015 11:12 PM Flag

    Maybe Wolfgang Schaeuble's days are numbered. A new Greece is on the horizon and it's success will be good for everyone. But they have to be incentivized, not punished.

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    There's no bottom

    by you_twit_face Mar 4, 2015 4:09 PM
    johngunn51 johngunn51 Mar 4, 2015 4:59 PM Flag

    Today was the cut-off for insider trading- 14 days before the release of the quarterly. Hopefully the drop today was more technical- stop limits and/or capitulation. If it turns out any insiders traded on not public negative information to be released in the quarterly- if there is any, I would have to sue the #$%$ out of them.

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    by billyteex1 Feb 14, 2015 11:34 AM
    johngunn51 johngunn51 Feb 16, 2015 1:26 AM Flag

    It was never Golden's intention to sell after market auto parts. He merged into CDTI for the platform to advance a disruptive technology. And that's exactly what he's doing.

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