christian010

christian sgrignoli

Christian Sgrignoli became serious about equity markets during his undergraduate studies, when he got the chance to work at Wildcat Investors LLC and study under Patrick Cusatis; the author of "Streetsmart Guide to Valuing a Stock", and "Restructuring Through Spinoffs". He follows a value-oriented investment philosophy, and has an inclination towards special situations. Two prominent investments include going long common shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security recently after it's spinoff from Beam, and going short with put options Central European Distribution Company two months before it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc's Potential Buyout of Isle of Capri Is a Triple Win For Investors

The gaming REIT business model looks promising with a potential buyout coming for Isle of Capri Casinos.

Fri Jun 27

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Look Toward the Insiders at Lands' End

Insider activity in spinoff situations such as Lands' End provide a treasure of information for investors to utilize.

Wed Jun 25

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The Underlying Reasons for Lululemon's Fall

Lululemon's stock decline had been predicted two months ago because of poor competitive positioning in a maturing market and the first-quarter conference call validated this argument.

Wed Jun 18

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Ceasars Default Notice Alters Shareholder Odds

The default notice issued by Caesars creditors has multiple implications for shareholders.

Wed May 28

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Penn National Gaming Inc. Cashes in on the Evolving Gaming Industry

The pro-gaming legislation and high entry barriers will provide huge profits for Penn National Gaming.

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Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. is a Casino Worth Betting On

A hedge fund's recent activist move in Pinnacle Entertainment increases the stock's upside potential.

Mon May 19

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Penn National Gaming Is Still Undervalued With the Spinoff Behind it

Penn National Gaming's stock has stagnated since it's spinoff, but compared to peers, it presents an interesting opportunity.

Fri Apr 25

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This Casino is Playing Russian Roulette

Caesars casino transfer does not help it's solvency problem. What does that mean for its forthcoming earnings report?

Tue Apr 22

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Finding Value in This Recent Spinoff

Sears' recent spinoff of Lands' End has large upside potential for both companies.

Wed Apr 16

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How to Profit from Increasing Wealth Disparity and Emerging Markets

Sotheby's is positioned perfectly for growth in emerging markets and increased wealth disparity.

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This Amusement Park is Taking on Dubai

Dubai's demographics provide insight on the potential profitability of Six Flags' newest park.

Tue Apr 8

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Gross Margin Decline at Lululemon has Just Begun

Lululemon's lack of a competitive advantage for it's premium pricing products will force gross margins to decline as the woman's athletic apparel market matures.

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Shutterfly Operating Margins Will Likely Normalize

Shutterflies future results should look better once investments in operating expenses pay off.

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Buffalo Wild Wings Is Priced for Perfection

Given the companies internal projections, its stock is priced for perfection.

Sat Mar 29

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Revenue and Profitability are Stronger Than Ever at Sirius

Sirius has provided great top-line growth and profit margins over the past couple of years.

Thu Mar 27

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Disney is a Story Worth Watching

Disney's generous valuation makes it a precarious investment since goodwill and intangibles are 43% of total assets.

Tue Mar 18

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Shrinking Margins Force Investors to Jump Ship

Carnival's financial results are in rough waters as profitability ratios continue to slide.

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Where Has the Cash Gone?

Staple's cash flow and liquidity decrease may put the breaks on the cash dividend and share buyback program.

Thu Mar 13

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Penn National Gaming is a Possible Takeover Target

Penn National Gaming remains undervalued since completing its spinoff.

Wed Mar 12

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Alliance One: A Few More Puffs In This Cigar Butt

Famed value investor Seth Klarmin has a stake in Alliance One International because tangible book value per share is larger than market price; not because hes a tobacco smoker!

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