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hypothetical, realize there R many permutations

would you buy a company with -2 to 3% expected sales growth unless it was, by your own definition, excessively cheap? Why or why not?

fast grower - sales always matter
stalwart - sales matter
slow grower - lynch said he wouldn't own
asset play - NA
turnaround - would if he believed in the plan
cyclical - would if he believed in the turn or investing ahead of a turn

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taking a shot:

I could if:

*i knew the company and industry
*I knew margins were not normalized and sat at lows (has to be tied to above point)
*i really, really liked management
*I really liked capital allocation
*I knew exactly how sales might accelerate
*I knew it was at a cyclical low

thoughts?
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