Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (7) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: hamishrose One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 5655  
Subject: Re: Boring Excitment ? Date: 7/22/2002 11:06 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 2
Stamper et al

Its good to hear such a rational attitude.

I have a stock to add to your list, Valassis (VCI). It is very boring - it puts inserts in Sunday papers. I'm not where I normally post from, so I'm not going to give it a Boring score, but I have every very to expect a high one! It is one of two in the industry, each with 50% market share. It seems as if there needs to be two, so that Pepsi and Coke can have accounts with different ones etc, but there are very high barriers to additional competition and very high net margins. Management seem very good, earnings growth is low but consistent and the company seems to operate independent of economic conditions. I've owned them for a couple of years and I'm thinking of buying more now as the price has dropped considerably on no news whatsoever.

Hamish Rose
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (7) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next

Announcements

Foolanthropy 2014!
By working with young, first-time moms, Nurse-Family Partnership is able to truly change lives – for generations to come.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Macro Economics

Economic Implications of Cuba
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement