Scraping the Barrel for Value

As the U.S. equity markets flirt with new highs each day, many stocks seem to also be flirting with new 52-week highs, sometimes all-time high prices. That should come as no surprise, as a rising tide usually elevates the entire group. But there are stocks that have been pushed aside, cast away as untouchable by Mr. Market.

Some of these names are indeed untouchable -- they have been trading at bottom of the barrel prices for years, both before and after the recession. But a value-seeking investor, by nature, is always looking at this dark, unloved part of the ocean in hopes of finding a decent business that is severely mispriced....530 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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