Novel

NOVL-Q

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PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
March 16, 2011
(Top Pick Mar 3/10, Down 4.85%) Are being aquired, but some of the intellectual property is being sold to a third party related to Microsoft, which has cause anti-trust problems. He is willing to hold on to the stock. A lot of his stocks over the years have been taken over, so he just sits and waits.
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March 16, 2011
(Top Pick Mar 3/10, Down 4.85%) Are being aquired, but some of the intellectual property is being sold to a third party related to Microsoft, which has cause anti-trust problems. He is willing to hold on to the stock. A lot of his stocks over the years have been taken over, so he just sits and waits.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
August 17, 2010
(Top Pick Aug 7/09, Up 25%) A takeover bid came in. He thinks they would be worth more. Their revenues are coming down, though. Hopes another bid comes in in the next couple of years.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
August 17, 2010
(Top Pick Aug 7/09, Up 25%) A takeover bid came in. He thinks they would be worth more. Their revenues are coming down, though. Hopes another bid comes in in the next couple of years.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
July 13, 2010
(Top Pick Aug 7/09, Up 30%) An offer to take over came in. They created some interest. Still could have a takeover but at a much higher price. A takeover would likely be finalized before the end of December.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
July 13, 2010
(Top Pick Aug 7/09, Up 30%) An offer to take over came in. They created some interest. Still could have a takeover but at a much higher price. A takeover would likely be finalized before the end of December.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
April 5, 2010
A hedge fund made an offer Mar 2/10. It’s trading above the offer. Would not be surprised if there were additional offers.
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April 5, 2010
A hedge fund made an offer Mar 2/10. It’s trading above the offer. Would not be surprised if there were additional offers.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
March 3, 2010
Getting a takeover offer. Thought for years that it would eventually get taken over. They had a lot of the shape of a company that eventually someone would take a run at. It really has not done that well.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
March 3, 2010
Getting a takeover offer. Thought for years that it would eventually get taken over. They had a lot of the shape of a company that eventually someone would take a run at. It really has not done that well.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 7, 2009
Not done well but seems to be turning a corner and are now making money. Deal with Microsofts and the Hewlitts of the world. Leaders in their field in terms of Linux. Balance sheet is in better shape. Have about $1 billion in cash and do over $900 million in revenue.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
August 7, 2009
Not done well but seems to be turning a corner and are now making money. Deal with Microsofts and the Hewlitts of the world. Leaders in their field in terms of Linux. Balance sheet is in better shape. Have about $1 billion in cash and do over $900 million in revenue.
BUY
BUY
June 7, 2005
Likes this company. Over a billion in sales. IBM (IBM-N) has bought into the company. Linux platform makes a lot of sense. Company has been spinning it's wheels for quite awhile. Doesn't like everything they've done. In a good field.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
June 7, 2005
Likes this company. Over a billion in sales. IBM (IBM-N) has bought into the company. Linux platform makes a lot of sense. Company has been spinning it's wheels for quite awhile. Doesn't like everything they've done. In a good field.
BUY
BUY
November 9, 2004
IBM is a major investor in this company. They are presently suing IBM
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
November 9, 2004
IBM is a major investor in this company. They are presently suing IBM
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
October 15, 2004
Linux based is the fastest growing segment of software. Likes better than Red Hat.
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October 15, 2004
Linux based is the fastest growing segment of software. Likes better than Red Hat.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
September 16, 2004
(A Top Pick Jan 23/03. Up 100%.) Market is wondering how the company is going to use the money they raised via a debenture. Loves their alliance with IBM and wouldn't be surprised by an IBM takeover. Too early to tell. Still a Buy.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
September 16, 2004
(A Top Pick Jan 23/03. Up 100%.) Market is wondering how the company is going to use the money they raised via a debenture. Loves their alliance with IBM and wouldn't be surprised by an IBM takeover. Too early to tell. Still a Buy.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
November 13, 2003
(A Top pick on April 24/03. Up 240%.) Still likes it. Have a crystal clean balance sheets and no long-term debt. IBM has taken a position in the company.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
November 13, 2003
(A Top pick on April 24/03. Up 240%.) Still likes it. Have a crystal clean balance sheets and no long-term debt. IBM has taken a position in the company.
WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
September 24, 2003
Fundamentals have not changed, but sentiment has pushed it up. Getting a little pricey, but still a buy.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
September 24, 2003
Fundamentals have not changed, but sentiment has pushed it up. Getting a little pricey, but still a buy.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 8, 2003
In a stagnant business selling to very old established businesses. Obsolescence is a concern.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
September 8, 2003
In a stagnant business selling to very old established businesses. Obsolescence is a concern.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 2, 2003
Cutting costs. Revenues have stayed even. Has gone over $5 so institutions could start looking at it now.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
September 2, 2003
Cutting costs. Revenues have stayed even. Has gone over $5 so institutions could start looking at it now.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
June 30, 2003
(Was a top pick on Apr 24/03. Up 18%.) Still likes. Clean balance sheet. No long term debt.
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June 30, 2003
(Was a top pick on Apr 24/03. Up 18%.) Still likes. Clean balance sheet. No long term debt.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
April 30, 2003
A lot of speculative money is moving in. No earnings. If you buy, treat as a trading stock.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
April 30, 2003
A lot of speculative money is moving in. No earnings. If you buy, treat as a trading stock.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
April 24, 2003
Revenues of 1.2 billion. Trading above its cash value of $1.75. Good history. Has a lot of potential. Virtually no debt.
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April 24, 2003
Revenues of 1.2 billion. Trading above its cash value of $1.75. Good history. Has a lot of potential. Virtually no debt.
BUY
BUY
April 11, 2003
Good price. Losing money. Have cash.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
April 11, 2003
Good price. Losing money. Have cash.
BUY
BUY
April 9, 2003
Starting to look interesting. Should do OK.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
April 9, 2003
Starting to look interesting. Should do OK.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
January 21, 2003
A potential takeover. No debt and a lot of cash.
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Novel (NOVL-Q)
January 21, 2003
A potential takeover. No debt and a lot of cash.
BUY
BUY
December 23, 2002
Oversold. A leader in its field.
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December 23, 2002
Oversold. A leader in its field.
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Novel(NOVL-Q) Rating

Ranking : 1 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 0

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Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

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Novel(NOVL-Q) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Novel stock symbol?

Novel is a OTC stock, trading under the symbol NOVL-Q on the (). It is usually referred to as or NOVL-Q

Is Novel a buy or a sell?

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Is Novel a good investment or a top pick?

Novel was recommended as a Top Pick by Ben Stadelmann on 2011-03-16. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Novel.

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