Deluxe (NYSE: DLX) had a closing price of $42.35 on August 1. Based upon the financial metrics that I will discuss in this report, I believe Deluxe is currently undervalued and deserves consideration for possible investment.
Deluxe operates in the “Business Services” sector and it provides printed materials, forms and checks, and marketing solutions for small businesses and financial institutions. The company is comprised of three segments more »
Gotham Asset Management founder Joel Greenblatt is said to use a more cerebral approach to picking stocks. As a professor at Columbia Business School and author of several books on value investing and methods of picking stocks, we’re guessing that Mr. Greenblatt’s top five stock picks are chosen on more than just P/E ratios and growth expectations. His fund is nearly evenly distributed between most sectors of more »
For this article I've researched dividend paying companies in the Business Services Industry. Also, to make sure I find the best companies, all three stocks mentioned in this article comply with the following criteria:
- Market cap of more than $500 million and an average volume of at least 250,000 for low volatility.
- Price greater than $10.
- Cash per share and current ratio greater than one, meaning good liquidity more »
In this post I wanted to highlight two business service companies that are looking very attractive as the economy recovers and business activity begins to pick up.
First I would like to highlight Deluxe Corp (NYSE: DLX). The Company operates in three segments: Small Business Services, Financial Services, and Direct Checks. Its Small Business Services segment has provided products and services to over 4 million small business customers and its more »
Joel Greenblatt is well known in the value investing community, having penned a number of books on investing, including You Can Be A Stock Market Genius, in addition to developing his famous “Magic Formula” strategy. Greenblatt focuses primarily on special situations, and some of his investing activity is reported to the SEC via 13F filings. Outlined below are five of Gotham Asset Management's most important bets heading into the more »