Danny Tomka
Member since: Jul '04
Portfolio Manager at
MFC Global Investment Management

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Recent symbol resulting from Sprint acquiring Nextel. Has a small local exchange which will be spun out making it 100% pure wireless. Attractive valuation. Rising free cash flows.
A mid size health insurance company and it's all about cost containment. Premiums should be growing faster than costs. Have been able to react when costs have been rising. Trades around 14 X's and growing about the same pace. Had pulled back recently due to an acquisition they had done.
Doing a great job of reformatting their stores in what they call a 20/20 concept which is basically getting more square footage. Same store sales of 3% to 4%. Has done a good job in the financial services area. Thinks they can grow earnings 12/15% over the next 5 years.
Over the long term, this can continue to grow. Just symptomatic of what's going on in the market place, people putting a lot more money into their homes. Continues to execute. Raising the average ticket price. Getting more into the installation. Trying to get closer to contractors.
Thinks there's a huge opportunity. Over the next 3/5 years the stock could double. Will have a lot of work to do on the Ekkard stores they acquired. Already have atores in New England states and will take that model and move it through the Ekkard stores. Attractive valuation.