Douglas Hughes is a portfolio manager, managing money for individuals as well as businesses. Specializing in smaller and mid-cap companies. Mr. Hughes’ approach is based on selecting high-potential undervalued securities and managing downside risk. He seeks businesses whose financials can be easily understood and can be bought at bargain prices. Mr. Hughes has been quoted in Barons, the Los Angeles Times and many other financial publications.
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Our second recommendation is partial profit-taking.
Our first idea today is a bank that has a current dividend yield of 6.23%, paid quarterly.
This bank is a good takeover candidate. The shares have a current dividend yield of 2.37%, paid quarterly.
This newly-public company reported $3.8 million in earnings for the September quarter, a 165.2% increase. It is a speculative play in the Bitcoin arena.
This investment bank is commanding attention, maybe a precursor to a deal. The shares have a current dividend yield of 1.60%, paid quarterly.
This Top Pick is a small bank whose shares look attractive to bigger peers. The shares are thinly-traded, so make sure you use limits when purchasing the stock.
Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (PPBN)
From Hughes Investment Management
Our top pick for 2017 is Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (PPBN), bank...
This very small-cap bank had significant upside. Our second recommendation is a sale of a January Top Pick.
Buy: Midland Capital Holdings Corp. (MCPH) From Hughes Investment Management
Even though Midland Capital Holdings Corp. (MCPH) is up 50% so far this year, there is still more...
This company is a potential acquisition target, pays a nice dividend, and regularly buys back shares. The shares have a current dividend yield of 3.08%, paid quarterly. Our second recommendation is to take some profits on a previously-recommended bank.
Commercial Bancshares, Inc. (CMOH) From Investment...
Sell: IberiaBank Corp. (IBKC) From Hughes Investment Management Updated from WSBDS 281, February 10, 2016
IberiaBank Corp. (IBKC) shares have raced ahead 50% this year; we would take 50% of the table now, at $62.00
Douglas Hughes, Hughes Investment Management, www.banknewsletter.com, 888-814-7575, May 30, 2016
This bank was just upgraded to ‘Strong Buy’ by Raymond James. The shares have a current dividend yield of 2.84%, paid quarterly.
Ibernia Bank (IBKC) From Hughes Investment Management
Many smart people think rates are not going up any more for the rest of 2016 beyond...
This small regional bank is a Top Pick for its takeover possibilities. It pays a small dividend, and didn’t take a bailout during the financial crisis.
Midland Capital Holding (MCPH) From Hughes Investment Management
This 100 + year old savings bank has four locations, in and...
This small bank pays a small dividend, never needed a bailout, and may be a takeover candidate.
Midland Capital Holding (MCPH) from Hughes Investment Management
This 100 + year old savings bank has four locations, in south and southwest Chicago. The bank’s insiders own half...
Hughes Management is a research-oriented investment firm. As such, it intends to invest only in those companies of which it has in-depth knowledge, which includes a thorough understanding of a company’s business lines, its future earnings prospects, management, liquidation value, and its plans growing...
With both assets and loans growing at double-digit rates, this bank may be growing closer to a takeover.
Avid Bank Holdings (AVBH)
from Hughes Investment Management
Avid Bank Holdings (AVBH) continues to grow strongly, in the fast-paced high tech market. The bank still has almost zero offs...
This California bank is a Top Pick for its “hot” growth area and its prospects for a takeover.
Avid Bank Holdings, Inc. (AVBH)
from Hughes Investment Management
Avid Bank Holdings, Inc. (AVBH) is a small commercial bank located in red hot Palo Alto, California, with just $450,000...