Author: AndrewShapiro

Sparton Corp Stresses that Lower Q1 Profits Are Temporary

Sparton Corp Stresses that Lower Q1 Profits Are Temporary

Sparton Corporation, a $220.8MM LTM revenue company that designs and manufactures complex electronic and electromechanical products and subassemblies, recently announced profitable Q1 FYE June 2013 results followed by an informative conference call that communicated the temporary nature of weaker y/y […]

Reading International’s Weak Q2 Provides Cheap Entry Point

Reading International’s Weak Q2 Provides Cheap Entry Point

Reading International, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDI) (NASDAQ:RDIB) recent encounter with a few weak movie offerings and short-lived foreign currency headwinds provides an inexpensive entry point for investment into this under-followed movie theater operator/owner and real estate developer. Temporary factors modestly weakened the June […]

Reading International, Inc. (RDI) Reports Another Strong Q

Reading International, Inc. (RDI) Reports Another Strong Q

  March Q1 2012 results of movie theater operator/owner and real estate developer, Reading International, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDI) (NASDAQ:RDIB) were impressive, illustrating another quarter of growth in revenues, operating income and operating margin vs. prior year. A very strong series of films during the […]

Sparton Reports Superb Second Quarter Results

Sparton Reports Superb Second Quarter Results

Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA), a $218MM LTM revenue company that designs, develops and manufactures complex electronic and electromechanical products and subassemblies (and provides related services) for the Medical, Military & Aerospace, and Industrial & Instrumentation markets, just announced strong Q2 FYE June […]

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Activism Adds To The Bottom Line At P&F Industries

In a January 4, 2012 8-K filing, tool and hardware company, P&F Industries (Nasdaq:PFIN), disclosed it has entered into a new 3-year Employment Agreement (“New Agreement”) with current Chairman and CEO Richard Horowitz replacing Horowitz’s prior agreement that expired at the end of 2011 (the […]

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Sparton Corp: Strong Q4 Operating Results Bode Well For Q1

This article was originally posted on SeekingAlpha (November 8th, 2011) by Andrew Shapiro. Andrew is PM of  Lawndale Capital Management, an investment advisor that has managed activist hedge funds focused on small- and micro-cap companies for over 18 years. His full […]