Stock Selection US – March 2022 🇺🇸
➡ These are the stocks making the top 5%, according to the RQM strategy.
In order to provide a more detailed analysis, we provide this additional information:
- Results split into Micro, Medium and Large Companies
- A downloadable CSV to check in detail all the companies analyzed.
The universe of investable companies: NYSE, NASDAQ & AMEX.
Top Stock Selection Micro CAPS US < 500M 🥉
This month only 7 clear BUYERs, with a special focus on the primary resources and logistics.
DLHC: DLH Holdings (1969, Atlanta, Georgia) provides technology-enabled business process outsourcing, program management solutions, and public health research and analytics services in the United States. The company offers defense and veterans’ health solutions, including healthcare, technology, and logistics solutions to the VA, Defense Health Agency, Tele-medicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and the Army Medical Research and Material Command.
HDSN: Hudson Technologies, (1991, Pearl River, New York) a refrigerant services company, provides solutions to recurring problems within the refrigeration industry primarily in the United States. The company’s products and services include refrigerant and industrial gas sales; refrigerant management services consisting primarily of reclamation of refrigerants, re-usable cylinder refurbishment, and hydrostatic testing services; and RefrigerantSide services comprising system decontamination to remove moisture, oils, and other contaminants.
PTSI: P.A.M. Transportation Services, () operates as a truckload transportation and logistics company in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company is involved in the transportation of general commodities. Its freight primarily consists of automotive parts; expedited goods; consumer goods, such as general retail store merchandise; and manufactured goods, including heating and air conditioning units. The company also provides brokerage and logistics services. As of December 31, 2020, it operated a fleet of 2,013 trucks, which included 355 independent contractor trucks; and 6,994 trailers. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Tontitown, Arkansas.
GHL: Greenhill & Co (1996, New York), an independent investment bank, provides financial and strategic advisory services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, and governments worldwide. The company offers advisory services related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, and other strategic transactions, as well as various stages of a transaction’s life cycle ranging from initial structuring and negotiation to final execution.
PBFX: PBF Logistics LP (2012, Parsippany, New Jersey ) owns, leases, acquires, develops, and operates crude oil and refined petroleum products terminals, pipelines, storage facilities, and other logistics assets in the United States. It operates in two segments, Transportation and Terminaling; and Storage.
BKEPP: Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P. (2007, Tulsa, Oklahoma) provides integrated terminalling services for companies engaged in the production, distribution, and handling of liquid asphalt in the United States. As of March 4, 2021, it had 53 terminals located in 26 states. Blueknight Energy Partners G.P., L.L.C. operates as a general partner of the company.
MCFT: MasterCraft Boat Holdings, (1968, Vonore, Tennessee), through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets recreational powerboats. It operates through three segments: MasterCraft, NauticStar, and Crest. rica and internationally.
|EGY||Vaalco Energy Inc||Oil & Gas E&P||7.79||HOLD||99.87||99.62||100.00|
|SD||Sandridge Energy Inc||Oil & Gas E&P||6.37||HOLD||99.37||94.56||99.62|
|MXC||Mexco Energy Corp||Oil & Gas E&P||18.75||HOLD||97.22||95.82||99.30|
|HBP||Huttig Bldg Products||Industrial Distribution||6.07||HOLD||95.95||96.71||99.11|
|UG||United Guardian Inc||Household & Personal Products||22.39||HOLD||95.70||94.05||98.86|
|DLHC||Dlh Holdings Corp||Specialty Business Services||22.41||BUY||94.37||95.32||98.73|
|LEGH||Legacy Housing Corp||Residential Construction||13.01||HOLD||98.61||90.89||98.61|
|VOC||Voc Energy Trust||Oil & Gas E&P||17.72||HOLD||89.62||98.35||98.35|
|NC||Nacco Industries||Thermal Coal||6.26||HOLD||98.48||89.37||98.10|
|HDSN||Hudson Tech Inc||Specialty Chemicals||8.74||BUY||97.66||90.13||97.97|
|MVO||Mv Oil Trust||Oil & Gas E&P||15.13||HOLD||89.87||97.72||97.85|
|NRP||Natural Resource Partners LP||Thermal Coal||14.28||HOLD||88.23||98.86||97.72|
|SVT||Servotronics Inc||Electrical Equipment & Parts||8.47||HOLD||98.23||87.22||97.59|
|VALU||Value Line Inc||Financial Data & Stock Exchanges||19.23||HOLD||86.96||96.46||97.22|
|PTSI||P A M Transport Sv||Trucking||11.72||BUY||84.68||98.10||97.09|
|BDSI||Biodelivery Sci Intl||Biotechnology||19.17||HOLD||85.76||95.19||96.84|
|GHL||Greenhill & CO Inc||Capital Markets||5.94||BUY||94.56||86.08||96.71|
|LINC||Lincoln Educational||Education & Training Services||4.49||HOLD||89.49||89.24||96.33|
|PAE||Pae Inc Cl A||Specialty Business Services||19.74||HOLD||80.89||96.58||96.20|
|PBFX||PBF Logistics LP||Oil & Gas Midstream||5.81||BUY||98.35||78.99||96.08|
|BKEPP||Blueknight Srs A Uts||Oil & Gas Midstream||7.62||BUY||99.11||77.59||95.82|
|CINR||Ciner Resources LP||Chemicals||21.93||HOLD||76.58||97.85||95.38|
|MCFT||Mcbc Holdings||Recreational Vehicles||9.44||BUY||96.71||77.72||95.38|
|IOR||Income Opportunity Realty Trust||Mortgage Finance||15.25||HOLD||82.66||91.01||95.06|
Top Stock Selection Medium CAPS US [500M – 10B] 🥈
This month many companies have made it into the top 5%.
It operates in three segments: Corporate Finance, Financial Restructuring, and Financial and Valuation Advisory.
DDS: Dillard’s, Inc. (1938, Little Rock, Arkansas) operates retail department stores in the southeastern, southwestern, and midwestern areas of the United States. As of January 30, 2021, the company operated 282 Dillard’s stores.
MLI: Mueller Industries, (1917, Collierville, Tennessee) manufactures and sells copper, brass, aluminum, and plastic products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, South Korea, the Middle East, China, and Mexico. The company’s Piping Systems segment offers copper tubes, fittings, line sets, and pipe nipples; PEX plumbing and radiant systems; and plumbing-related fittings and plastic injection tooling.
MMI: Marcus & Millichap,(1971 Calabasas, California)., an investment brokerage company, provides real estate investment brokerage and financing services to sellers and buyers of commercial real estate in the United States and Canada.
WLK: Westlake Chemical Corporation (1986 Houston, Texas) manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and building products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Vinyls and Olefins.
DHIL: Diamond Hill Investment Group, (1990, Columbus, Ohio) provides investment advisory and fund administration services in the United States. It sponsors, distributes, and offers investment advisory and related services to its clients.
LPX: Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (1972 , Nashville, Tennessee) together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets building products primarily for use in new home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structure markets. The company sells its products primarily to retailers, wholesalers, and homebuilding and industrial businesses in North America and South America, as well as in Asia, Australia, and Europe.
IMKTA: Ingles Markets (1963 Asheville, North Carolina) operates a chain of supermarkets in the southeast United States. It offers food products, including grocery, meat and dairy products, produce, frozen foods, and other perishables; and non-food products, which include fuel centers, pharmacies, health and beauty care products, and general merchandise, as well as private label items. The company also owns and operates a milk processing and packaging plant that supplies organic milk, fruit juices, and bottled water products to other retailers, food service distributors, and grocery warehouses. As of September 25, 2021, the company operated 189 supermarkets under the brand name Ingles, and nine supermarkets under the brand name Sav-Mor in western North Carolina, western South Carolina, northern Georgia, eastern Tennessee, southwestern Virginia, and northeastern Alabama, as well as 111 pharmacies and 107 fuel stations.
UFPI: UFP Industries, (1955, Grand Rapids, Michigan) designs, manufactures and markets wood and wood-alternative products in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The company offers preserved and unpreserved dimensional lumber; outdoor living products, including wood and wood composite decking and related accessories, and decorative lawn and garden products; and engineered wood components, which include roof and floor trusses, wall panels, engineered floor systems, I-joists, and lumber packages. UFP Industries, Inc. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
ENVA: Enova International a technology and analytics company, provides online financial services in the United States, Brazil, Australia, and Canada. The company offers installment loans; line of credit accounts; receivables purchase agreements; income share agreements; CSO programs, including arranging loans with independent third-party lenders and assisting in the preparation of loan applications and loan documents; and bank programs, such as marketing services and loan servicing for near-prime unsecured consumer installment loan.
WINA: Winmark Corporation operates as a franchisor of five retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade, and consign used merchandise primarily in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Franchising and Leasing. Its franchises retail stores operate under the Plato’s Closet, Once Upon A Child, Play It Again Sports, Style Encore, and Music Go Round brand names. As of June 26, 2021, it had 1,264 franchised stores, as well as offers its products online at musicgoround.com, playitagainsports.com, and style-encore.com.
KFRC: Kforce (1992, Tampa, Florida) provides professional staffing services and solutions in the United States. It operates through Technology (Tech) and Finance and Accounting (FA) segments.
ATKR: Atkore (Illinois, 1959) manufactures and distributes electrical raceway products, and mechanical products and solutions (MP&S) in the United States and internationally.
OMP: Oasis Midstream Partners LP, provides crude oil, natural gas, and water-related midstream services in North America.
CFR: Cullen/Frost Bankers, (1868, San Antonio, Texas) operates as the bank holding company for Frost Bank that offers commercial and consumer banking services in Texas. It operates in two segments, Banking and Frost Wealth Advisors. It operates approximately 155 financial centers and 1,200 ATMs. The company serves energy, manufacturing, services, construction, retail, telecommunications, health care, military, and transportation industries.
|HMHC||Houghton Mifflin Har||Education & Training Services||14.87||HOLD||98.79||98.71||100.00|
|DMLP||Dorchester Minls||Oil & Gas E&P||16.39||HOLD||97.96||98.49||99.92|
|CPRX||Catalyst Pharm Inc||Biotechnology||20.18||HOLD||98.22||97.43||99.85|
|BCC||Boise Cascade L.L.C.||Lumber & Wood Production||4.45||HOLD||97.73||97.50||99.77|
|MGY||Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp||Oil & Gas E&P||13.15||HOLD||98.37||96.82||99.70|
|WIRE||Encore Wire Cp||Electrical Equipment & Parts||5.54||HOLD||99.70||95.46||99.62|
|BXC||Bluelinx Holdings Inc||Building Products & Equipment||2.89||HOLD||96.90||98.11||99.55|
|MTDR||Matador Resources Company||Oil & Gas E&P||21.01||HOLD||94.55||99.39||99.47|
|AOSL||Alpha and Omega Semi||Semiconductors||19.52||HOLD||94.18||99.47||99.39|
|MATX||Matson Inc||Marine Shipping||7.48||HOLD||98.56||94.55||99.24|
|TMST||Timken Steel Corp||Steel||8.98||HOLD||97.09||95.23||99.05|
|MLI||Mueller Industries||Metal Fabrication||8.07||BUY||99.17||91.75||98.71|
|ARLP||Alliance Resource Pt||Thermal Coal||10.82||HOLD||92.85||97.96||98.64|
|MMI||Marcus & Millichap||Real Estate Services||18.45||BUY||97.28||91.30||98.34|
|CLR||Continental Resources||Oil & Gas E&P||12.32||HOLD||90.96||97.58||98.26|
|WLK||Westlake Chemical Corp||Specialty Chemicals||9.21||BUY||93.57||91.45||98.03|
|DHIL||Diamond Hill Inv||Asset Management||8.81||BUY||96.22||88.50||97.96|
|LPX||Louisiana-Pacific Corp||Building Products & Equipment||5.14||BUY||99.62||84.49||97.88|
|BPMP||BP Midstream Partners LP||Oil & Gas Midstream||10.78||HOLD||89.03||94.10||97.73|
|CAR||Avis Budget Group||Rental & Leasing Services||15.40||HOLD||83.43||99.62||97.66|
|TVTY||Tivity Health||Medical Care Facilities||12.02||HOLD||89.86||92.66||97.50|
|SCCO||Southern Peru Copper Corp||Copper||17.57||HOLD||92.59||89.41||97.43|
|IMKTA||Ingles Markets Inc||Grocery Stores||6.47||BUY||92.25||88.43||97.20|
|CPE||Callon Petroleum Company||Oil & Gas E&P||7.96||HOLD||80.67||99.32||97.13|
|HWKN||Hawkins Inc||Specialty Chemicals||19.46||HOLD||91.83||88.12||97.05|
|GDEN||Golden Entmt||Resorts & Casinos||13.69||HOLD||89.49||89.86||96.97|
|UFPI||Universal Forest Prd||Lumber & Wood Production||11.33||BUY||96.97||82.30||96.90|
|HLI||Houlihan Lokey||Capital Markets||16.49||HOLD||99.32||79.65||96.82|
|RUSHA||Rush Entpr Cl A||Auto & Truck Dealerships||13.47||HOLD||93.99||84.64||96.67|
|GPI||Group 1 Automotive||Auto & Truck Dealerships||5.88||HOLD||96.75||81.77||96.52|
|ENVA||Enova International Inc||Credit Services||3.31||BUY||89.64||88.80||96.33|
|WINA||Winmark Corp||Specialty Retail||24.22||BUY||93.38||84.34||96.07|
|MCRI||Monarch Casino||Resorts & Casinos||22.96||HOLD||92.06||85.10||95.76|
|KFRC||Kforce Inc||Staffing & Employment Services||20.58||BUY||86.61||90.17||95.69|
|ATKR||Atkore International Group||Electrical Equipment & Parts||6.77||BUY||98.90||76.55||95.31|
|STRL||Sterling Constructio||Engineering & Construction||14.51||HOLD||82.79||92.44||95.23|
|OMP||Oasis Midstream Partners LP||Oil & Gas Midstream||8.10||BUY||92.40||81.16||95.08|
Top Stock Selection Large CAPS US > 10B 🥇
This month 3 clear BUYERs.
HPQ: HP (1936, Palo Alto, California) provides personal computing and other access devices, imaging and printing products, and related technologies, solutions, and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Personal Systems, Printing, and Corporate Investments.
CIEN: Ciena Corporation (1992, Hanover, Maryland) provides network hardware, software, and services that support the transport, routing, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of video, data, and voice traffic on communications networks worldwide. The company’s Networking Platforms segment offers hardware networking products and solutions that optimized for the convergence of coherent optical transport, optical transport network switching, and packet switching.
ORLY: O’Reilly Automotive (Springfield, 1957) operates as a retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States. The company provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts and maintenance items. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 5,616 stores.
|CF||Cf Industries Holdings||Agricultural Inputs||19.304||HOLD||99.1||99.7||100.0|
|CVX||Chevron Corp||Oil & Gas Integrated||18.156||HOLD||98.8||98.1||99.9|
|BLDR||Builders Firstsource||Building Products & Equipment||9.648||HOLD||99.0||96.1||99.4|
|COP||Conocophillips||Oil & Gas E&P||15.808||HOLD||94.3||99.1||99.3|
|EOG||Eog Resources||Oil & Gas E&P||22.130||HOLD||93.6||99.3||99.0|
|HPQ||HP Inc||Computer Hardware||6.386||BUY||97.2||88.8||98.1|
|TSN||Tyson Foods||Farm Products||11.206||HOLD||90.9||91.6||97.3|
|CIEN||Ciena Corp||Communication Equipment||21.060||BUY||90.7||86.7||96.3|
|MPC||Marathon Petroleum Corp||Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing||5.260||HOLD||80.5||95.7||95.4|
|ABBV||Abbvie Inc||Drug Manufacturers—General||22.755||HOLD||80.2||95.8||95.1|
|ORLY||O'Reilly Automotive||Specialty Retail||22.781||BUY||91.3||84.7||95.1|
Now your turn:
- Has any of those companies a business model you fully understand?
- Do they have a competitive advantage with respect to their competitors?
- Do they operate in industries where you already have enough exposure?
- Are they diversified companies (country and currency wise)?
- Did they seize any advantage during the latest downturn?
Remember: You have the last word and the responsibility of your investments is up to you. The RQM System “only” suggests a set of stocks with a high probability of being long-term winners.
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