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GuruFocus Value Idea Contest: March and April Update

- By Holly LaFon

With the arrival of May, the Value Idea Contest enters its eighth month.

In March and April, contestants submitted six new ideas, bringing the total to 34. If these stocks double within 12 months after the publication date, the author will win $1,000. Here are the ideas for April and May 2019.


? Value Idea Contest: Liberty Global PLC , by batbeer2

? Contest - Covestro: One of the Cheapest Stocks in the DAX Index? , by fport

? Value Idea Contest: Aspen Pharmacare , by Matthew Sipos

? Value Idea Contest: National Beverage Corp is Interesting at Current Valuation , by jmo44

? Value Idea Contest: Hong Leong Industries Bhd , by Peh Shin

? Value Idea Contest: Is NetEnt AB a Gamble? , by fport

To submit your own idea, read how to enter here. You get $100 just for entering. We allow multiple submissions, but do require that they meet a high editorial quality standard to be accepted. Also, all work must be original. No plagiarism is allowed.

Here is the performance of the proposed stocks, from their publication to date:

April stocks



May stocks

  • March 5. Liberty Global PLC ( LBTYA ): +2%
  • March 11. Covestro AG (XTER:1COV): -1%
  • March 17. Aspen Pharmacare (ASNHY): +11%
  • March 18. National Beverage Corp. ( FIZZ ): -4%
  • March 27. Hong Leon Industries Bhd ( HLIB.KL ): +6%



February stocks

? Feb. 11. Scheid Vineyards Inc. ( SVIN ): -7%

January stocks

? Jan. 2. QUAD/Graphics Inc. ( QUAD ): -12%

? Jan. 10. Sino Biopharmaceutical Ltd. (HKSE:01177)( SBMFF ): +29%

? Jan. 11. The Stars Group Inc.( TSG ): -5%

? Jan. 21. Lii Hen Industries Bhd ( LHEN.KL ): -7%

? Jan. 23. Derichebourg SA ( DBG.PA ): -3%

? Jan. 25. BIO-key International Inc. ( BKYI ): +6%

? Jan. 29. Opus Global PLC ( OPUS.BD ): -9%

December stocks

? Dec. 10. Crimson Wine Group ( CWGL ): -8%

? Dec. 10. Credit Suisse (CS): +15%

? Dec. 21. Skyworks Solutions (SWKS): +34%

November stocks

? Nov. 5. Dundee Corp. ( DC-A.TO ): -25%

? Nov. 9. IGG Inc. ( IGGGF ): +4%

? Nov. 9. American International Group Inc. (AIG): +8%

? Nov. 9. Charles & Colvard Ltd. ( CTHR ): +19%

? Nov. 12. Dickson Concepts (HKSE:00113): +11%

? Nov. 26. Trilogy Metals Inc. (TMQ): +14%

? Nov. 26. Groupe Guillin ( ALGIL.PA ): +15%

? Nov. 27. Obrascon Huarte Lain SA ( OHL.MC ): +29%

? Nov. 27. NIO Inc. ( NIO ): -35%

? Nov. 27. EMX Royalty (EMX): -6%

October stocks

? Oct. 4. Daseke Inc. ( DSKE ): -29%

? Oct. 12. Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. ( UCTT ): +31%

? Oct. 12. Solitario Zinc Corp. (XPL): 0%

? Oct. 15. CIG Pannonia Life Insurance Plc ( 0CK.F ): +2%

? Oct. 18. Cosco Shipping International (HKSE:00517): -2%

? Oct. 26. Lazard Ltd. ( LAZ ): +1%

? Oct. 30. Perfect Shape Medical Ltd. (HKSE:01830): +29%

Currently, it appears that Skyworks Solutions, a producer of components for wireless communication pitched by bbatts, has a slight lead with its 34% gain. Ultra Clean Holdings Inc., pitched by Peter Baehman, is in a close second place, but anything could happen in 12 months. Some of the stocks' prices drastically changed direction since the last update.

Don't forget to learn how to enter the contest here! We look forward to your idea.

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