We know their window was open on the 28th. So why has only 1 taken advantage and for only 25k shares ?
On the other hand, one would think that competitive pressures could lead to more competition and perhaps to more risky loans.
But, like I said, even if all we get for the next 5-10 years is the dividend, that's good with me.
My one utility, SO, only yields 4.4% but their 65+ years of dividends with the last 13+ increasing gives me a lot of confidence going forward.
Hard for me to see a double in the stock price but I could see maybe an 8% yield after a few more years of dividends so there is some upside.
So maybe $3.50-3.75 in 2 years which combined with the dividend isn't bad.
And even the worst case, just the dividend isn't half bad.
I just don't see any motive for him to mislead the way you continue to suggest. He has told us what he was going to do every step of the way and he has done everything he said he would.
The valuation question is a reasonable one but Im afraid neither one of us have enough experience to know what stocks in similar situations can go for.
I just don't think the stocks going to tank unless they disappoint at some time.
Like 4-5% comps for the Xmas quarter. But I don't think that's going to happen. I think he has made good sustainable improvements with more to come. Maybe not on the margins front where you are looking.
"Growing into the stock price" seems the most likely outcome here.
Well, with the huge decline in oil prices, the fundamentals HAVE changed for HERO and other oil & gas stocks.
But "buying when there is blood in the streets" has worked historically.
You have to stop working backwards from a predetermined outcome.
BD hasn't sold in 4 months and they haven't stepped down from the board.
You know Masons history better than me but I don't recall her EVER showing a +11% comp on top of a +8% comp.
I don't believe the business model has a problem at all. And I do expect 8-10% comps for at least a couple of years.
He has done everything he has said he was going to do. And you just cant give him the congrats he deserves & move on.
To say incompetent in large caps is just bs. Its just priorities.
When I ran a pizza hut, the walls in the back being super clean didn't take priority over customer service.
But when we got customer service where it needed to be we dealt with the other things.
More than anything, the incompetence of Mason just continues to be on display.
We have professional managers versus posers under Mason.
The right deal. They could be looking at all kind of things maybe a large company.
I have confidence that they will find something good. If & when they do, the upside is a double, triple or more.
Great risk/reward here. In the meantime, we wait.
I don't think you have the first clue about what you are talking about.
Retail holders are in the same bag as the board. And Becker Drapkin has impressive credentials. Im very impressed with them.
Very impressive. And even more so was the talk of all the "low hanging fruit" left that will fuel improvements for many years going forward.
Traded over $22 afterhours.
I continue to be very impressed with Rouleau and the job he has done.
Im very confident in their ability to profitably grow sales & earnings for many years.
I just don't know how to correctly value that expectation. Except to say there is no reason for the stock to tank, particularly when there are so many short and feeling a lot of pain.
10 cent loss to a 17 cent loss is whats expected. Avg of 14 cents.
I hope for no less than an 8 cent loss.
About 13 hours from now we will see what they report and have to say.
If the posters here are all just idiots that don't know they are idiots or they are paid touts pretending not to be paid touts.
I DO know the past here and am willing to wager the future will be very much like the past in the terms of no revenue let alone profit.
Hoping is sometimes better than investing wrongly on say fed futures and losing millions.
I never did see that trade anywhere near as certain as you seemed to think it was.
But I guess we are both sitting very underwater on HERO and "hoping" it goes up.
While the last several times I went in it was really busy, tonight it was slow. I don't read much into any of my visits because I don't know what normal is for when I go in.
Nothing really jumped out at me. They are switching up endcaps more.
They had some Labyrinth games like I played as a kid for $6.99 that I almost bought.