"Boating" Category

Small Cap Ski Resorts Set Sights on Sales for New Season

Posted On September 24, 2014 | by AllenCaron

Coming off last week’s sporting goods companies report, and with winter approaching, let’s take a quick look at ski resorts. The biggest publicly traded ski-resort operator is Vail Resorts (MTN), a Bloomfield, CO-based company that reported its […]

On the Hunt for Some Small Cap Sporting Goods Companies

Posted On September 19, 2014 | by AllenCaron

Bass Pro Shops, a private company that sells recreation gear for fishing and hunting out of 100 stores in the U.S. and Canada, made news this week with the report that it has hired boutique M&A advisory […]

Aye, Aye! Baltic Dry Index Indicator Hits 2013 High

Posted On December 23, 2013 | by AllenCaron

As anybody who follows indices knows, the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), a measure of dry bulk commodity shipping rates, had its worst year since the 1980s in 2012. Fortunately, on December 12th, 2013, the BDI  hit an […]

Another industry that suffered mightily during the recent Great Recession was tourism. Stocks of companies based on the vacation and tourism industry were not only hit hard during the recession but they have  tended to lag behind the […]

Springtime: Birds and Bees, but Sporting Goods Too!

Posted On March 5, 2012 | by AllenCaron

We have been getting teased in New York with springlike weather, and even though it is still winter for another 2-1/2 weeks, it makes the mind wander to baseball season, warm sunny days — and golf, volleyball, […]

In these months of winter, after the gourmandising of the holiday season, the mind occasionally turns to fitness and recreation.  The smallcap market offers a variety of opportunities in the area, and the sporting-goods industry has been […]


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