Tim Melvin

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Tim Melvin is a writer from Windermere, Fla. In addition to writing about the markets, he manages accounts for family and friends. He has written serveral articles and collaborated on several investment books. Prior to striking out on his own he spent 20 years a stockbroker, the last 15 as a Vice President of Investments with a regional firm in the Mid Atlantic area. He specializes in deep value investing as well as special situations and activist stocks, and is the author of the Junior Chamber Course on Value Investing, as well as numerous articles in various publications on the subject of value investing, the stock market and the world around us.

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Tim Melvin

 | Apr 1, 2016 | 1:00 PM EDT

Hitting a home run with investing requires patience and common sense.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 31, 2016 | 2:00 PM EDT

Baseball's Splendid Splinter knew his hot and cold zones; wait for your fat pitch and watch your investment batting average rise.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 30, 2016 | 5:00 PM EDT

Not even Mike Trout is putting up these kind of numbers.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 29, 2016 | 12:30 PM EDT

By thinking like an investor instead of a trader you can do as well as many of the pros.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 28, 2016 | 4:15 PM EDT

Dozens of companies are using debt to pay for share repurchases.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 24, 2016 | 4:00 PM EDT

Finding undervalued companies that are buying back stock beats other metrics by a wide margin.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 23, 2016 | 3:00 PM EDT

I am a fan of buybacks that increase returns for shareholders and add value to the firm.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 22, 2016 | 4:00 PM EDT

Given the record share buybacks being executed, it is disconcerting that so few are being done at low prices.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 21, 2016 | 12:00 PM EDT

Despite a rocky start in 2016, this enterprise-value growth and income portfolio has recovered nicely.

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Tim Melvin

 | Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 PM EDT

Less than 20% of the S&P 500 components that bought back stock did so at a discounted price that was beneficial to shareholders.

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