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Mario Gabelli Provides Investors with a List of Stocks That Will Double

February 12, 2013 | About:
Mario Gabelli was on CNBC this morning proclaiming the benefits of spinoffs and financial engineering for creating/realizing value for shareholders. His most recent example that his investors were beneficiaries of was Madison Square Garden (NYSE:MSG) which was spun out at $18 and is now $54.

Amazingly, the average turnover of stocks in Gabelli's main fund is 8% which means his average holding period is 12 years.

Some ideas from him today that he thinks will double in a reasonable period:

- Gencorp (GY)

- Legg Mason (NYSE:LM)







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CanadianValue
http://valueinvestorcanada.blogspot.com/

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Comments

mocheng
Mocheng premium member - 4 years ago
what do folks think about these two stocks? I did my own research and LM looks pretty good.
vgm
Vgm - 4 years ago    Report SPAM
Mocheng,

Southeastern bought LM in the last quarter. Their Annual has just been published. They briefly discuss the rationale behind the LM purchase:

http://www.southeasternasset.com/quarterly_reports/Longleaf123112.PDF

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