More Names for the Long-Shot List

Yesterday we looked for some long-shot stocks using the research provided by Standard & Poor's and came up with some ideas worth exploring as potential home-run stocks. Today I want to go to my old standby Value Line and see what promising long-shot speculations I can find for patient, aggressive investors. I look at the stocks that Value Line says have the highest three-to-five-year return potential and apply some survivability analysis and a healthy dose of common sense.

I always quickly scan this list of stocks that have extraordinary long-term returns to see if any of my current core value holdings make the grade. I see that Nabors (NBR) makes the grade: Value Line is looking for the stock to appreciate 200% to 300% over the next few years. That's in line with my expectations for this stock as well. Nabors is the world's leading land-based driller, and activity will eventually increase and benefit the stock....580 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

Read the full story and get access to the Real Money Pro trading floor.

There’s no substitute for a trading floor to get great ideas, so Jim Cramer created a better one at Real Money and blogs there exclusively. We then added legendary hedge fund manager, Doug Kass, with his exclusive Daily Diary and best investing ideas. Staffed with more than 4 dozen investing pros, money managers, journalists and analysts, Real Money Pro gives you a flood of opinions, analysis and actionable trading advice found nowhere else, and allows you to interact directly with each expert.

Already a Subscriber? Please login.

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.

TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.