Goodbye and thanks for the cash. 192% win-our 62nd consecutive closed winner w

Shares of Select Bancorp (SLCT) are up 15% this week and now trade well above the original takeover offer from First Bancorp (FBNC). We sold the stock at $20.45 for our 62nd consecutive closed winning trade

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Community Bank Investor Dividend Portfolio Takeover -100% 1 year gain!

Although this is a dividend-based portfolio this is our fourth takeover of the year for a 20% takeover rate so far. If you aren't using this strategy, you do not like money.

Community Bank System, Inc. (“Community Bank System”) (NYSE: ...

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Another Takeover- SUGR

Sugar Creek Financial Corp., the holding company for Tempo Bank in Clinton County, and Scott Credit Union jointly announced today that Sugar Creek, Tempo Bank and Scott Credit Union have signed an agreement whereby Scott Credit Union will purchase substantially ...

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Friday Addition Edition

I heard it again this morning. Paying attention to valuation doesn't matter anymore. There is so much cash and so many new traders in the markets. The stock market is just going to keep going higher for the foreseeable future. ...

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Another takeover, another 3x return on invested capital

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB, “Columbia”), the holding company for Columbia State Bank, and Bank of Commerce Holdings (NASDAQ: BOCH, “Bank of Commerce”), the holding company for Merchants Bank of Commerce, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement ...

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A focus bank takeover for a more than 3X return

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and TAMPA, Fla., June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boards of Directors of Lake Michigan Credit Union ("LMCU") and Pilot Bancshares, Inc, (OTCQX: PLBN), the holding company for Tampa-based Pilot Bank and National Aircraft ...

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Focus Bank Takeover- a more than 3x return for us

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and TAMPA, Fla., June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boards of Directors of Lake Michigan Credit Union ("LMCU") and Pilot Bancshares, Inc, (OTCQX: PLBN), the holding company for Tampa-based Pilot Bank and National Aircraft ...

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Another Takeover at 2.5x our cost!

First Bancorp (Nasdaq: FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, and Select Bancorp, Inc. ("Select") (Nasdaq: SLCT), the parent company of Select Bank and Trust Company ("Select Bank"), announced today the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which First ...

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Friday Edition: Dividends, Buybacks and massive profits

This week I am returning to the idea of shareholder yield. Last time we talked about combing high shareholder yields combined with insider buying. One of three picks, Mannatech (MTEX), announced a tender offer this morning, and the stock has ...

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Friday Addition Edition: Banks, PE loans and Aloe Vera

Most of you have been with me for some time now and are aware that I spend a lot of time testing ideas and strategies. I get lots of ideas, and as Victor Niederhoffer once said," If it can be ...

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Friday Edition- Big Sellers and Under the Radar Ideas

I read the headlines this morning, and it's really hard not to laugh out loud at the mainstream media and analyst community and see what they find surprising.

Everyone is surprised that retail sales do not match last month's. Sales ...

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Friday Addition Edition- Surprised Experts, Big Sellers and ,Under the Radar Ideas

I read the headlines this morning, and it's really hard not to laugh out loud at the mainstream media and analyst community and see what they find surprising.

Everyone is surprised that retail sales do not match last month's. Sales ...

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