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I’ve always loved stocks that bring out the kid in me, and
when I fired up my search engines this morning, I lucked out! I’ve found three
excellent companies with growing earnings, nice dividends, and appealing
technical indicators—all in the entertainment industry. It’s a category that
just loves summer, when families flock to leisure activities. And with the
economy improving, all indicators are that this sector will have a bonanza
And adding an extra dollop to these companies appeal—for
me—is the fact that they are midcap stocks—one of my favorite hunting grounds.
I love the small- and mid-cap universe, as they are usually
companies who specialize in a few products or services. That area of investing
offers several advantages for investors, including:
·It makes their financial statements more
visible, so that you can easily see early warning signs of impending trouble.
No need to wade through scores of subsidiaries, trying to figure out how their
fortunes affect the consolidated company, or if they are the next “Enron” in
·These are the sorts of companies whose expertise
in their industry or niche is very often attractive to larger businesses that would
rather buy them than try to copy and compete with them. And that usually means
a nice premium for their shareholders.
·They are often “undiscovered stocks”—not because
they are speculative, but because they aren’t large enough yet to need Wall
Street’s money, so they aren’t on the buy list at the majority of brokerage
houses. That means you can buy them at discounted prices, and when they do
begin attracting the attention of the analysts and institutions, their stocks