Long Idea: Lear Corp (LEA)

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Impressive profit growth and a valuation well below peers helped land Lear Corp on July’s Most Attractive Stocks list. Even better, aligning executive compensation with return on invested capital earns the stock a spot on July’s Linking Exec Comp to ROIC Model Portfolio.

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Top Two Long Ideas

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CEO David Trainer appeared on CNBC’s Closing Bell on July 11, 2016 to discuss high quality investment opportunities in the current market

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Model Portfolio: Linking Executive Compensation To ROIC

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We’ve created a new Model Portfolio, one that only includes those companies that not only receive our Very Attractive rating, but also tie executive compensation to return on invested capital (ROIC). Tying executive compensation to ROIC is important as ROIC is the primary driver of shareholder value creation.

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The Best and Worst of the Mid Cap Growth Style 4Q15

The Mid Cap Growth style ranks ninth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in our 4Q15 Style Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Mid Cap Growth style ranked eighth. It gets our Dangerous rating.

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Add This Worldwide Producer to Your Portfolio

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If you ever pause to think about all the components being used by your car, it can be quite astonishing. Identifying these components, however, could lead you to a great investing opportunity.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Mid-cap Value Style

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The mid-cap value style ranks tenth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 12 ETFs and 196 mutual funds in the mid-cap value style as of February 12th, 2013.

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