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Question of the Day
As we strap on our investor caps, the next logical question is: “How many are publicly traded that I might be able to invest in?”
There are more than a few — Capella Education Co., Strayer Education Inc., Grand Canyon Education Inc., Career Education Corp., Corinthian Colleges Inc., DeVry Inc., and another 25 or so from which to choose. As always, this is where the homework begins in terms of understanding an investment prospect’s industry and competitive position, revenue and earnings growth prospects, stock price valuation and more. As I have mentioned in the past, buying blind can be painful, so roll up your sleeves and do your homework.
• Chris Versace, the Thematic Investor, is the director of research at Think 20/20, an independent equity-research and corporate-access firm located in the Washington, D.C., area. He can be reached at cversace@washingtontimes .com. At the time of publication, Mr. Versace had no positions in companies mentioned. However, positions can change.
About the Author
Chris Versace, the “Thematic Investor,” is the director of research at Think 20/20, an independent equity research and corporate access firm located in the Washington, D.C. area. Before Think 20/20, Mr. Versace was the portfolio manager of Agile Capital Management (ACM), a thematically driven alternative investment fund. The groundwork for ACM was laid during Mr. Versace’s tenure as senior vice president of equity ...
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