12/17/2014

Contrarian, Value, Nano Cap, with December 2014 Insider Buys


Ballantyne Strong, Inc (BTN):“designs, integrates & installs technology solutions for applications; develops & delivers out-of-home messaging, advertising & communications; manufactures projection screens & lighting products; and provides managed services.” Morningstar

Market Cap = 59.59M, Enterprise Value = 34.03M
Current price $4.23, 52 Wk Low = 3.65, 52 High = 5.15
Qtrly Revenue Growth YOY +20.20%
Insider own 10.79%, Book Value = 4.64 per share,
Cash Per Share = 1.71 ,EV/Revenue = .34

BTN has attracted value investors Chuck Royce and John Rogers  

read the following for more analysis on BTN Valuation Ignored by Mr Market posted April 2014
                        
















News;12/26/14: Ballantyne Is a Top Stock Under $10 for 2015: David Peltier  12/26/14 - 11:57 AM EST (TheStreet.com) 


Trans World EntertainmentCorporation (TWMC):Trans World Entertainment Corp is a specialty retailer of entertainment software, including music, video, video games and related products in the United States. Morningstar




Insider purchaser Miller Lloyd has an outstanding track record investing in nano cap value stocks. 

Market Cap: 101.46M , Enterprise Value: 22.13M
Price/Sales0.27 , EV/Revenue: 0.06
Price/Book (mrq): 0.59 , Enterprise Value/EBITDA (ttm): 2.50
Qtrly Revenue Growth (yoy): -9.20%
Cash Per Share: 2.61 , Book Value Per Share: 5.33
52-Week Change:-23.93%
Shares Outstanding: 31.61M , Float:  9.44M
% Held by Insider:64.58% , % Held by Institutions:24.30%
Trailing Annual Dividend Yield: 15.80%
52-Week High: 4.60, 52-Week Low:3.10




Datawatch Corporation (DWCH)Datawatch Corp provides visual data discovery software that optimizes multiple sources and a variety of data that delivers next generation analytics to reveal insights for improving business.Moringstar














17,500 shares were purchased MTD December 17, 2014 at an average price of 8.62 or a total of $150,849.The most recent 2 quarterly results warranted a large drop in price. It sits at 8.36 (12/17/14)off the 52 high of 36 per share. The company missed on internal growth targets of 30% pushing the stock down to its current price of 8.36.Managment is committed to top line 30% internal growth targets. 2015 stock options awards are based on achieving this growth number. Operational changes and personnel additions were made to help achieve these internal targets after its first year in the data discovery software industry. The stock is down -75.37% over the past 52 week.


Market Cap: 92.68M , Enterprise Value: 47.89M
Price/Book:1.02 , Enterprise Value/Revenue:   1.37
Revenue (ttm):35.09M  Revenue Per Share (ttm):  3.51
Qtrly Revenue Growth (yoy): 2.60% , Gross Profit (ttm):27.72M
Total Cash (mrq):47.67M  Total Cash Per Share (mrq): 4.31
Total Debt (mrq):0.00  Current Ratio(mrq):4.92
Book Value Per Share(mrq): 8.22
52-Week Change: -75.37%
52-Week High(Jan 3,2014):36.13,52-Week Low(Dec 17,2014):8.34
Shares Outstanding: 11.06M , Float:7.68M
% Held by Insiders: 31.29% , % Held by Institutions:48.90%
Short % of Float (as of Nov 28, 2014): 13.40% 



Two other stocks that met the criteria for December insider buying, nano cap and contrarian were 

Pershing Gold Corporation (PGLC)

Ecology & Environment, Inc. (EEI)




















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