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`Optioní Stock Ideas
« on: April 04, 2020, 05:04:14 PM »
I am looking for ideas for companies that are priced like options (not stock options themselves).  EG, they will either go to zero or will be up 5X+ and not much in between.  For example, some of the lower-quality mall REITís are priced like they are going BK tomorrow.  If they are able to sell a some non-core assets to raise cash or if the malls re-open, the upside could be huge.  If malls stay closed for a while longer, these companies will default on their debt and the equity will be wiped out. 

Iím thinking of WPG & PEI. 

Thanks, Peter


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Re: `Optioní Stock Ideas
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2020, 05:35:12 PM »
Write up back in August on VIC so publicly accessible.
They have economic interest in 500+ life insurance policies totaling over $2B in death benefits (almost $5 million average payout per policy). The average age of the pool is 85.
There is a bunch of debt and the carrying costs of the policies are high.
It has doubled from 20 cents to 40 cents.
« Last Edit: April 05, 2020, 10:33:43 AM by bskptkl »


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Re: `Optioní Stock Ideas
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2020, 11:48:22 AM »
TrashIsCash - I was thinking about this recently as well. Although I do not have specific names yet, I was considering buying a basket of small caps that have been hit the hardest (leveraged within travel/financial).