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. 11:03 PM

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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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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 2:43 PM

Re: EXETF Settlement

HappyMojo, I think at the current price of $7, you're paying very little for the American unit. I go through pricing of that unit in this article:

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 2:37 PM

Re: EXETF Settlement

Sroackaz, they've already reserved for the government payout.

With no announcement on a sale, I'm starting to wonder if they announce a spinoff instead shortly.

Jim

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TMFRoyal replied to the Special Ops boards. 1:53 PM

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

Re: Ashford spinoff

And more!

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/will-aht-investors-be-force...

REIT funds may [more]

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TMFRoyal posted to the Special Ops boards. 1:39 PM

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 12:48 PM

Re: Jana Discloses 7% Stake in Hertz

This looks to be good news. Now there's approaching 20% of the stock in two well-known activists' hands, and they'll keep the heat on management. Bodes well, I think. HTZ is really quite cheap here.

Jim

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TMFRoyal replied to the Special Ops boards. 11:51 AM

Sat Oct 18

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 1:25 AM

Re: ENSG spinoff -- CTRE

Anyone who didn't previously own the stock would be buying at the presumably ~$14.60 price. They could expect to receive 80% of funds available for distribution, or about $0.84 per share, or about a 5.7% yield.

Like you say, the absolute [more]

Fri Oct 17

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 4:07 PM

Re: Ebay spinoff of Paypal

Some good background. Thanks for sharing, Frank!

Jim

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TMFRoyal posted to the Jim Royal board. 12:59 PM

ENSG spinoff -- CTRE

So CTRE just announced their purging distribution in connection with their transformation into a REIT.

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Thu Oct 16

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TMFRoyal posted to the Jim Royal board. 3:08 PM

Ebay spinoff of Paypal

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/paypal-spinoff-seen-critical-e...

This is a useful, if brief, overview of the spinoff. What I find puzzling is the [more]

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TMFRoyal posted to the Jim Royal board. 12:55 PM

HTZ

What has gotten in shares of HTZ recently? This is insanely cheap and we have a number of catalysts that provide excellent optionality here. Buybacks could now easily be 30% of share count, and the accounting issue is going to be very minor at worst [more]

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 1:49 AM

Re: Post 887

Thank you one and all!

I'm hopeful that we'll see some catalysts materialize soon and that we can take fuller advantage of some of these good prices. Stay tuned.

Jim

Wed Oct 15

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TMFRoyal replied to the Jim Royal board. 5:22 PM

Re: Post 887

Thanks, BlowfishScrooge. That's a great name, by the way.

Jim

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