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o08o.ugh64w 464 posts  |  Last Activity: 7 hours ago Member since: May 13, 2011
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  • Reply to

    Expecting a good

    by chickepoodotcom Jan 26, 2015 2:51 PM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w 7 hours ago Flag

    I have to hand it to you chickepoo - one of these times you will be correct with the dividend increase...the probability increases each quarter that they don't!

    I am looking to acquire shares under $17 this week...definitely some before earnings announcement and then maybe some more if the stock gets dumped after - market is reacting to continued falling rates...similar banking stocks also took hits today.

  • o08o.ugh64w by o08o.ugh64w 18 hours ago Flag

    You now have your pullback if you want to buy. I haven't read all the details of the offering, but I believe that the shares/warrants are going directly to private investors - I'd guess Eberwein is taking some of them if not all.

    Anyhow, just FYI.

  • If we get the same type of sell off as last quarter, I am taking advantage of it this time and picking up lots more.

    On the other hand, Apple may push technology and everything else higher today, so who knows?

  • Reply to

    Dividends

    by tpaine81 Jan 23, 2015 12:39 PM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 9:25 PM Flag

    I think they will maintain at .28

    What do you make of the volatility/volume yesterday/today?

  • o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 9:06 PM Flag

    Not MD, but since we share similar bank interests, check out CSBB and their earnings announcement yesterday. Shares continue to be ignored while EPS pushes higher and management performs...very low floater but is an acquisition target at current price/earnings.

  • Reply to

    Price Fluctuations

    by tlwatson59 Jan 27, 2015 11:21 AM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 8:30 PM Flag

    If you place your bid strategically and then just wait it may get there. Yesterday I got a partial fill at 0.3101 - not a lot, but at least some.

  • Reply to

    Meeting with management this week!

    by soccerboy496 Jan 24, 2015 2:32 PM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 4:48 PM Flag

    well, since they just cut the conference call and did not have Q&A, hopefully you'll hit everything with your questions tomorrow.

  • Reply to

    Wow!

    by soccerboy496 Jan 27, 2015 4:08 PM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 4:38 PM Flag

    it was the lower service revenue

  • o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 4:02 PM Flag

    "We have completed the necessary forms and applications and we are continuing to navigate through the approval process, which has taken somewhat longer than we all expected. The reverse stock split was previously approved by our shareholders at the last annual meeting and we anticipate that the reverse split will become effective sometime later this month, after we -- have to complete a waiting period and notice to the regulatory authorities."

  • Reply to

    Price Fluctuations

    by tlwatson59 Jan 27, 2015 11:21 AM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 3:13 PM Flag

    take advantage of it. be patient and you get the shares at the price you want.

  • o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 2:01 PM Flag

    chip, yours was one of the only sane voices here - you need to be in the shares.

    if I can make a suggestion...accumulate shares on weakness, buy a chunk every couple pennies it goes down. as the cap is later approached - sell up to half the shares and just keep the other half off on the side for the one time when the cap comes off and the shares move to higher ground. worst case, the shares come back down again, slowly buy back the other half again.

  • Reply to

    Buying opportunity after reverse split?

    by mert_jenks Jan 16, 2015 10:38 AM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 11:00 AM Flag

    Chip - overhang or not, the company is operating from a position of strength now as we both agree. This is very important especially in this jittery market. There are real/clean earnings and a very low PE to go with it compared to the sector. The tax credit has also obviously helped and will put it on more radar screens. Many of those novices will simply say "oh wow, PE of 3" and not even look any further to see the true earnings/PE...but even the true PE is very low for the sector.

    I look at the price Klein was buying his shares at last year and use that as my proxy. If I can buy in that area of lower, all the better.

    Downside is limited. If there's a dump and shares taken down, that works for me. Quarterly results going forward will continue to be good, and with the low valuation the possibility/probability of a buyout rise.

    I'm very happy to be able to accumulate more at the current price (and lower).

    Thanks for your re-emergence...stick around a while.

  • o08o.ugh64w by o08o.ugh64w Jan 27, 2015 8:58 AM Flag

    big sell off at the open

  • Reply to

    Buying opportunity after reverse split?

    by mert_jenks Jan 16, 2015 10:38 AM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 26, 2015 8:03 PM Flag

    most stocks will go higher after a reverse split for a number of reasons, mostly technical. in general, in my experience, after a reverse split (where I am involved) there is generally a 20% to 25% increase in the share price within the next 2 to 3 months.

    games that people played when the shares were below $1.00 can no longer be played.

    with NHLD, the reverse split is not taking place from a position of weakness to maintain their listing, it is being done from a position of strength, a major turnaround, great earnings, and looking to uplist the shares as a result of the successful turnaround in business.

    so, to answer your question, the buying opportunity isn't after the reverse split, but in the days leading up to it as the last of the folks who have been taught that a reverse split is always bad, are unloading up to the very last moment.

  • Shares are ripe to head for $30 - way, way undervalued at/under $22.

    Now, if the fool who's been sitting on the ask at $22 with 4000+ shares for the past month would get out of the way, shares could go higher.

    The longer we stay at/under $22, the higher the probability of a buyout offer.

    Management - it's time for a dividend increase - throw us a bone and at least go to 20 cents/share/quarter. Earnings can obviously support it.

  • Reply to

    uco

    by who_gnu_1235 Jan 26, 2015 4:42 PM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 26, 2015 4:49 PM Flag

    Take what Boone says with a grain of salt - half the time is propaganda in support of what he owns.

    My view has still not changed - not buying anything oil related until July.

  • Reply to

    Fear running through small caps

    by o08o.ugh64w Jan 26, 2015 3:33 PM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 26, 2015 3:53 PM Flag

    bid/ask on SAL is all over the place - now at 26.95 x 28.50

  • o08o.ugh64w by o08o.ugh64w Jan 26, 2015 3:36 PM Flag

    technicals beginning to turn positive

    earnings in two weeks - I may sell some if there's a runup leading in to the announcement...usually a selloff after Q4 is announced.

  • Folks are selling and running for the exits on any whiff of non-positive news.

    Many bargains emerging - they just do not want to hold.

    I'm also seeing volatility in a number of my usual holdings - selling and snapping them back up same day. They shouldn't be moving, but they do, then fall back. Take SAL for instance - repurchased a few days ago just below $27, popped over $28 today, sold, just repurchased below $27 again. Not sure if pumpers are trying to do things with low volume names - but I'm going with it.

    EEI - was purchasing below $9 when shares sold off in November/December - popped over $10 two weeks ago for just one day and I sold, started buying back below $10 and there is a dividend coming already announced.

    Ridiculous market overall.

  • Reply to

    JSDA

    by who_gnu_1235 Dec 26, 2014 3:58 PM
    o08o.ugh64w o08o.ugh64w Jan 26, 2015 3:02 PM Flag

    I saw big volume sitting on bid at .31 so I put my bid in at .3101 and someone gave me a partial fill this morning.

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