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GuruFocus Value Idea Contest: December Update

- By Holly LaFon

December marked the third month of GuruFocus' Value Idea Contest, with authors submitting more intriguing stock pitches.

This month, authors contributed three value ideas, bringing the total to 20 stocks we are watching over the next year. If these stocks double within 12 months after the publication date, the author will win $1,000. Here are the ideas for December.


? Value Idea Contest: Crimson Wine Group, by Batbeer2

? Value Idea Contest: Credit Suisse as a Value Investment?, by Matthew Sipos

? Contest: The Sky Is the Limit With the Skyworks Growth Story, by Bbatts

To submit your own idea, read how to enter here. We allow multiple submissions, but we do require that they meet a high editorial quality standard to be accepted. Also, all work must be original. No plagiarism is allowed.

Here is the performance of the proposed stocks so far:

October stocks

  • Oct. 4. Daseke Inc. (NASDAQ:DSKE): -53%
  • Oct. 12. Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT): -25%
  • Oct. 12. Solitario Zinc Corp. (XPL): -31%
  • Oct. 15. CIG Pannonia Life Insurance Plc (0CK.F): 0%
  • Oct. 18. Cosco Shipping International (HKSE:00517): 0%
  • Oct. 26. Lazard Ltd. (LAZ): -3%
  • Oct. 30. Perfect Shape Medical Ltd. (HKSE:01830): 7%



November stocks

  • Nov. 5. Dundee Corp. (DC-A.TO): -28%
  • Nov. 9. IGG Inc. (IGGGF): 15%
  • Nov. 9. American International Group Inc. (AIG): -12%
  • Nov. 9. Charles & Colvard Ltd. (CTHR): -10%
  • Nov. 12. Dickson Concepts (HKSE:00113): 3%
  • Nov. 26. Trilogy Metals Inc. (TQM): -22%
  • Nov. 26. Groupe Guillin (ALGIL.PA): 3%
  • Nov. 27. Obrascon Huarte Lain SA (OHL.MC): -20%
  • Nov. 27. NIO Inc. (NIO): -14%
  • Nov. 27. EMX Royalty (EMX): -8%



December stocks

  • Dec. 10. Crimson Wine Group (CWGL): 2%
  • Dec. 10. Credit Suisse (CS): -1%
  • Dec. 21. Skyworks Solutions (SWKS): 4%



Currently, it appears that IGG Inc., from Aton, has a strong lead, but anything could happen in 12 months. Don't forget to learn how to enter the contest here.

We look forward to reading your idea!

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.