Small-Cap Turnaround Stories

There are few more exhilarating or lucrative things for an investor than finding a stock the market has given up on just before the shares stage a massive turnaround. One of the best stocks I have owned over the last decade was a small medical-device maker, ZELTIQ Aesthetics (ZLTQ) . I bought this "busted IPO" in the summer of 2012 at $5.00 a share.

The stock came public in late 2011 at roughly three times that level, but investors soon abandoned this name. I saw value in this razor and razor blades story in August the next year. ZELTIQ slowly started to consistently deliver on its initial promise and was acquired by Action Alerts PLUS holding Allergan (AGN) for $56.00 a share earlier this year. There are few times in an investor's history he can claim an 11-bagger in five years....430 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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