TMFRoyal

James Royal

Jim is a special-situations investor focusing on transactional events (such as spinoffs, recapitalizations, or reorganizations, among others) that create advantageous stock mispricings.

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TMFRoyal replied to the Special Ops boards. 8:24 PM

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 5:03 PM

Re: TFSL Research

Hi, Dima,

The best place to begin is the articles listed on my front page, which you can find here. Much has changed since the first article, but it's often useful to start further back than you might otherwise need to.

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 2:41 PM

Re: AWLCF Down 5+%

Wow, that's a huge drop in drop in dayrates in the higher-end rigs.

Jim

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TMFRoyal posted to the Jim Royal board. 2:23 PM

More good news from FFNW

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/first-financial-northwest-inc-...

They reported solid earnings and announced a new buyback program for 10% of [more]

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TMFRoyal replied to the Special Ops boards. 12:35 PM

Wed Oct 22

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 2:27 PM

Re: If you had $100K to invest NOW

Frank, I was thinking long term! Ha. The portfolio now has about 4% of TTS, and I still think it's a great long-term pick. I don't think it's as safe as AIG or BAC warrants since the underlying stocks there are already at a discount, but if they can [more]

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 2:08 PM

Re: If you had $100K to invest NOW

HAHAHA. Yes, if we're thinking 4+ years out, then the warrants of AIG and BAC are still a great pickup.

Jim

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 12:39 PM

Re: If you had $100K to invest NOW

You mean only long term? Which has the best runway for years out? TFSL is high on that list. They should be able to compound at a high level for years yet. HTZ should be a good multi-year compounder, too. If you want to go into something that I own [more]

Tue Oct 21

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 1:43 PM

Re: EXETF Settlement

Did you pick up ENSG after the spinoff? It was trading at a very attractive price just after the spin. Even now, it's trading at 14x 2015 earnings, so not that expensive even now. They've just been a phenomenal operator.

Jim

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 12:04 PM

Re: EXETF Settlement

Iain, IIRC the CEO said on the call that they valued the unencumbered portion of the portfolio at $250-300 mn at an 11% cap rate. That seems quite punitive, and I've seen a lot of deals in healthcare go for the 8.5%-9.5% range in the last couple [more]

Mon Oct 20

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TMFRoyal posted to the Jim Royal board. 4:35 PM

Portfolio allocations

Here's the latest allocations. I'll be putting some new cash to work soon, which I'll receive on the first of the month.

BAC-WTA 3.1%
WPG 0.5%
VEC 1.2%
HLF 62.5 call 1.1%
HLF put -3.0%
HLF 80 call 103.1%
HLF 100 call [more]

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TMFRoyal replied to the Special Ops boards. 3:46 PM

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