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tommccauley31 99 posts  |  Last Activity: Apr 16, 2014 9:26 AM Member since: Dec 3, 2009
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  • Last quarter HTCH gave shareholders
    an indication of positive results before
    the actual report date.
    Any chance of early news this quarter?

  • Reply to


    by rbpass2003 Apr 15, 2014 12:20 AM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Apr 15, 2014 10:01 PM Flag

    rb, I don't want to rain on your parade, but if you put
    it in perspective. Grieve's tenure as CEO began in
    2000 when the share price was $20+. He leaves the
    position 14 years later with sp at $11.
    In contrast, Abaxis has returned 700% gain in the
    same time frame.
    Before you erect a bronze statue to Robert Grieve,
    get your facts straight.
    You admitted to being a trader of HSKA.
    If you are happy with your gains. Pat yourself on the back.
    But don't insult the buy and hold long term bagholders
    who have lost a lot of money believing in Heska.

  • Reply to


    by dbldeal Apr 14, 2014 9:38 AM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Apr 14, 2014 12:18 PM Flag

    Agree, The Yahoo message boards have been
    reduced to scammers, spammers, and schills.
    It is hard to find a legitimate venue for discussion
    on Yahoo anymore. Until they limit the creation of
    unlimited fake Id's, the forum will continue downhill.

  • tommccauley31 by tommccauley31 Apr 10, 2014 7:44 AM Flag

    POC veterinary sales has been the bulk of ABAX
    business, and it should continue to grow.
    Approval of Picollo Express in Canada shows
    progress in point of care human diagnostics.
    Urgent care centers are a huge market
    for Picollo. No longer do health practioners need
    wait on blood test results that take days.
    Abaxis has many growth catalysts.

  • Reply to

    Crotch Rot company and shareholders

    by mrgreengreen Apr 8, 2014 11:45 AM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Apr 8, 2014 3:15 PM Flag

    You are describing your own condition.
    No wonder yer worrying about the green-green smell.

  • Reply to

    These bashers are funny, they just don't

    by uptabdowntab Apr 7, 2014 6:31 PM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Apr 8, 2014 10:15 AM Flag

    You have no interest in this company
    but feel it your duty to do public service
    announcements? I think you've worn out
    the chrisnoore fake id. after a few days.
    Time to create a new identity.

  • Reply to

    tommccauley - do you agree with my valuation?

    by quishayk Apr 1, 2014 10:52 AM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Apr 1, 2014 12:02 PM Flag

    Hi quis, To be fair. I haven't followed CRVP
    closely since I sold my shares in 2012.
    What I can say about this low volume stock?
    (Steuce and I joked about it after the spike in
    2011). You buy this under a buck and every other
    year some schill hypes it. You use the pump and
    dump to sell into the volume. I can recall in 09-10
    when fewer than 5000 shares traded daily?
    In 2011 penny stock trolls hyped CRVP saying
    it was going to be the next JAVA,or Green Mountain.
    Dozens of speculators descended on this board over
    the course of 30-60 days. The stock ran up 50% over
    3 days, and then crashed.
    It appears Jim Cramer's "the street" pumped CRVP
    this last time? The problem with front running scam
    artists is they are short term day traders who leave
    the johnny come latelys' stuck in the mud.
    Disappointing earnings might have something to do
    with the recent swoon? But the Bakers don't care.
    CRVP is like an annuity to them. They have self funded
    the company at exorbitant interest rates and have no
    intent to pay off the company debt, or refinance it to
    benefit shareholders. After 100 yrs of the family water
    business. I don't see the Baker family selling out and
    trading the annuity for a capital gain.
    Bottomline. CRVP is not a growth stock, and its not
    a value stock. Its an illiquid value trap IMO.
    However, If you've got the patience of Job? It is possible
    every other year to accumulate on dips and sell into
    the next hype.

  • tommccauley31 by tommccauley31 Mar 31, 2014 12:15 PM Flag

    Its refreshing to see a penny stock
    which is transparent, and reports
    positive earnings. This company
    could have a future?

  • Reply to

    Don't trust LongtimeFollower

    by mrgreengreen Mar 30, 2014 5:41 PM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Mar 31, 2014 10:30 AM Flag

    Why do you have to create a new id to post
    a personal attack? What credibility do you expect
    hiding behind phony alias'?
    Longtime has a right to do his own dd, and invest
    the way he sees fit. What business is it of yours?

  • tommccauley31 by tommccauley31 Mar 31, 2014 10:18 AM Flag

    Heska certainly has challenges.
    Inspite of terrific finish to the final quarter
    of 2014, the company is still isn't giving
    forward guidance.
    My biggest complaint over the years
    has been the stodgy CEO who stubbornly
    refused to communicate with shareholders,
    and ran the business like a private company,
    with a public ticker.
    He's stepped aside, and we now have a
    new face on Heska.
    I for one, am excited. Kevin Wilson deserves
    a chance to make his own mark.
    He has already made good progress in
    increasing sales. Now he needs to change the
    culture, and restore confidence of employees,
    vendors, customers, and stakeholders.

  • Reply to


    by tommccauley31 Feb 7, 2014 10:37 AM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Mar 31, 2014 10:02 AM Flag

    Greendog, What do you consider the long run?
    If you owned this company in 2003-04 you've made
    over 1000%. Look at the long term chart. This is a
    growth company that will continue to reward.
    Ten years ago Heska had a bigger share of veterinary
    revenue than Abaxis. HSKA is now fighting to protect its
    $50MM market cap, while ABAX has become a near
    $1Billion mkt cap company.
    Abaxis is poised to be a big beneficiary of health reform.
    The company has been a one trick pony with the
    majority of revenues coming from their veterinary side.
    That is set to change. When it does Abaxis will reward.

  • Reply to

    It must be in the water?

    by tommccauley31 Mar 28, 2014 8:45 PM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Mar 30, 2014 8:41 PM Flag

    Blackcrkfarm, Sorry you take offense?
    If you follow recent threads? Quishayk commented
    where is mccauley? I was trying to be tongue in cheek
    which doesn't always translate.
    To answer your question. I became familiar with Vermont
    Hldgs in 2009, and invested feeling the company was
    undervalued. I eventually moved on because I do not believe
    the Bakers have shareholder's interest at heart.
    For several years. I felt like the only bullish voice in the forest
    posting on this board. The bonus for me was meeting steuce
    and catnip on this forum. We live in different parts of the country
    and converse frequently.
    If it were not for CRVP. I would never met these fine gentlemen.
    I do not short stocks, or use an alias.
    And I did not come back to rain on your parade. But to explain why
    I became disenchanted with CRVP in reply to quishayk.
    I wish you, and all of the other shareholders the best of success.

  • tommccauley31 by tommccauley31 Mar 28, 2014 8:45 PM Flag

    I served my time on the Baker Bros. train, and occasionally
    stop in to see if the faithful are still marking time?
    After a few years thinking this company would be a cure for
    my insomnia, I gave up. It must have been something in the
    water that had a hold on me?
    Life is too short for drinking cheap whiskey, and wasting time
    with CRVP.
    This is a private company, with a public ticker.
    The market has multiplied gains in the last five years, and
    Crystal Rock has only fattened the pocketbooks of the Baker
    family. Lost time, is as painful as lost money.
    IMO the longer in the tooth this recovery is. The more
    dangerous low float micro caps like "the rock" becomes.

  • tommccauley31 by tommccauley31 Mar 27, 2014 1:33 PM Flag

    Having been critical of Heska mgmt over
    the years. I have to say it was refreshing to
    listen to the enthusiasm of Kevin Wilson.
    I like the way he fielded questions in today's
    conference call. I am also encouraged by
    the fact that this guy comes from a true sales
    and marketing background. Heska should see
    better times ahead with CEO Wilson at the helm.

  • tommccauley31 by tommccauley31 Mar 27, 2014 9:18 AM Flag

    Short of selling the company. The best news ever.
    Finally, Grieve has removed himself as CEO!

  • tommccauley31 by tommccauley31 Mar 26, 2014 11:31 AM Flag

    Nothing like Grieve to give a one day notice
    so analysts have to pay a premium for
    attending the conference call.
    The last few earnings reports have been
    end of day so the beleaguered CEO can
    beat feet to happy hour to soak his sorrows.
    Thursdays report is at the open for a change.
    That could be a good sign?

  • Reply to

    Idiots are gone....

    by cbernat Mar 22, 2014 1:35 PM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Mar 26, 2014 11:23 AM Flag

    Cbernat, I share your sentiments. We will get an
    indication of growth in the next earnings report.
    In the past MNDO has been a sell in March and
    tune back in before the the holidays. Traders who
    play the cycles do not care about fundamentals.
    I think 2014 will be different. Meanwhile with
    speculators gone, gone, we are fortunate to have
    a guy like per, who follows this company closely. GLTA.

  • Reply to


    by ricky32943 Mar 26, 2014 8:53 AM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Mar 26, 2014 10:06 AM Flag

    Ricky, The fact we have been speculating about
    earnings for 30 days, shows same old, same old,
    modus operandi for Heska.
    Wilson may or may not make a difference in sales
    but he has only come on board a year ago.
    "Hope" is not an investment strategy.
    IMO the 4th quarter will beat 2013 on a comp basis.
    I believe Heska held off on earnings because 2014's
    1st quarter (which has traditionally been Heska's best
    is challenged by the weather.)
    Even if Heska exceeds $18.6MM by a bunch. They need
    to beat $20MM+ in the first quarter which ends in a couple days.
    As I said before. Grieve cannot get away with avoiding guidance.
    He did that last year with the excuse of re-structuring.
    HSKA sp will get punished if he weasels out on 2014.

  • Reply to


    by ricky32943 Mar 26, 2014 8:53 AM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Mar 26, 2014 9:06 AM Flag

    Why do you keep saying Wilson is in charge?

  • Reply to

    Going Dark?

    by chrisbniowa Mar 24, 2014 10:46 AM
    tommccauley31 tommccauley31 Mar 24, 2014 5:36 PM Flag

    Doc, You are right, and there is precedence for the action.
    Synbiotics SYNB went dark in 2006 and went to pennies
    a share before being acquired by Pfizer in Dec 2011 for
    several times the pink sheet sp.
    I do not think it likely Grieve wants to delist because of his
    ego. Unlike SYNB .Heska has no immnodiagnostic pipeline.
    The company no longer does R&D.
    The biggest question you and I have asked. Is he a buffoon, or is he
    a #$%$? Just the fact that he has acted in a weasel like fashion
    over his career, begs the question? I give him the benefit of doubt
    and believe he's a buffoon. But the jury is out? Either way. Hes got to go!
    Bottomline.....Can this guy figure out any more ways to screw the pooch?

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