Matt Thurmond

Matt Thurmond

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Recent articles

Does Cox Radio Still Matter?

With satellite radio and MP3 players, does traditional radio stand a chance?


Amerigroup's Bumpy Ride

Shares fall after a competitor's bad report.


Websense Options Expense

Don't know how to check the cost of option grants? You should learn.


Outback's Char-Grilled Quarter

Margins are down, same-store sales are down, but competition is up.


Reservations Over Host Marriott

This hotel REIT is on the upswing, but the price is a downer.

Polaris Rides to Victory

The company ramps up motorcycle sales and buys back shares.


Don't Be Scared of Banks

Their long-lasting business models are worth banking on.


Wolverine Walks the Walk

The shoe company's growth is slowing, but it can still provide comfortable returns over the long run.


Utilities That Pay YOU

Electric utilities are some of the highest dividend payers in the market.


Pepsi Bottling Fizzes Up

Syrup's more profitable, but Pepsi's largest bottler is still doing well.

3Com Fighting to Survive

The company is posting losses and burning cash quickly. Can management turn it around?


Emmis Cranks Up the Volume

Traditional radio isn't exciting, but that doesn't stop the company from making bold moves.


Cognos' Cash May Go a Long Way

This high-growth software company could also be high-risk.


Through the Finish Line

Despite a disappointing quarter, the company's P/E is promising.


Geac: Big Profits, Low Price

A low-priced software company that spins off cash.

Is Worthington a Worthy Investment?

The steel processor had a great year-- but next year's performance is anyone's guess.


Veritas Rides a Crude Wave

Prospecting for oil is back in vogue now that a barrel costs almost $60.


Chattem's High-Dollar Brands

Health-care product maker generates big bucks from the body's annoying little problems.


Is Valence Drained?

The battery company's future depends on a billionaire and a rechargeable battery pack.


Can Actuant's Money Buy Growth?

Actuant has an aggressive growth strategy and isn't afraid to throw down cash for an acquisition.