3 Small Value Stocks That Came Up Big on Thursday

Yesterday was an uncharacteristically solid day in small-value land, at least for a handful of names in my 2017 Double-Net Value Portfolio. It isn't the kind of day you get used to as a value investor, especially in this market environment, but we'll take it.

FreightCar America (RAIL) , which has been bouncing back and forth between net/net and double-net land, was up 23.5% after blowing away consensus estimates. Little was expected from this out-of-favor name (the consensus was for $100 million in revenue and a loss of nine cents a share), but instead RAIL delivered revenue of $139.5 million and positive earnings of five cents a share. The balance sheet also improved; cash and marketable securities grew to $109 million, or $8.89 a share, from $93 million at year-end....332 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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