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Ross Givens
Ross Givens
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A Crash Course in Buying Spin-Offs

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softdude2000
Softdude2000 - 2 years ago    Report SPAM

Eddy Lampert or other top executives at Sears have any benefit if LE is successful in the future?

Belarophon
Belarophon - 2 years ago    Report SPAM
I just read Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio)'s book you mentioned so most of what you said sounds quite familiar. Great post.

KJHValue
KJHValue - 2 years ago    Report SPAM

Good stuff, I've been eyeing up MUSA and the coming up DNOW spinoff from NOV (which I own).

wstepp1952
Wstepp1952 - 2 years ago    Report SPAM

I read an article a year ago that stated that strong consumer brands when spun off tend to outperform other types of spin offs. FBHS woud fit this mold. It has performed well since it was spun off in late 2011. LE might be a strong consumer brand, but I have my doubts that it will do well as a stock.

I'm guessing the Time magazine spin wil be a dud.

zandy
Zandy - 2 years ago    Report SPAM

Hi Wstepp,

Would you mind providing a link to the article that cites

consumer brand spinoff outperformance?

Thank you.

Zandy

rossgivens
Rossgivens premium member - 2 years ago

Wstepp1952, FBHS is a perfect example of a high quality spinoff

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