The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Motley Fool Global Gains / GGM: Global Gains Philosophy

URL:  https://boards.fool.com/re-rec-vs-best-buy-29954989.aspx

Subject:  Re-rec vs. best buy Date:  4/3/2012  8:37 PM
Author:  Anysimplefool Number:  4783 of 5166

Just noticed today that both CGA and YONG were only recommended one time. CGA still shows a very positive return (+93%) for GG since it was rec'd in Nov. 2008. YONG is down about 55% from the rec in May 2010. Both were noted as best buy/ buy several times over the last 18 months. The lack of a formal re-rec never really dawned on me until now.

This leads me to a GG philosophy question. Where is the line between making a re-rec and repeatedly making the stock a best buy? Lately, GDFZY might be an example. Until recently, it would have applied to CGA and YONG. Is it simply a matter of the new rec being "the best of the best"? Or, is there some reluctance to make re-recs?

Simple
Copyright 1996-2022 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us