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Thomas has been the publisher and editor of The Bowser Report since January 2013. From January 2012 to January 2013, he was a co-editor at The Bowser Report, and before that (October 2010 to January 2012), he was a research analyst with the company. Thomas gained unique experience working under R. Max Bowser, the newsletter's founder.

Newtek Partners with IBERIABANK

By |2013-02-15T12:19:54-04:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Company Blurbs|

Newtek Business Services (CM:NEWT) partnered with IBERIABANK in order to finance independently-owned and operated businesses in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas and Florida with small business loans that range from $50,000 to $5 million. The ultimate goal is to continue allowing small businesses to grow, creating jobs and improving the United States economy. IBERIABANK, founded in [...]

Sell Recommendation AND Category Changes Feb. ’13

By |2013-02-15T17:00:25-04:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Featured News Articles|

Sell Recommendation After a great fiscal 2011, Sono-Tek Corp (QB:SOTK) reported three straight quarters of lower net sales and net income. The stock is down over 30% from a year ago and has never doubled as a Bowser stock. We recommended SOTK in November 2010 at $0.95/share. Category Changes This month’s issue features the first wave [...]

Sell Recommendation AND Category Changes Feb. '13

By |2013-02-15T12:16:54-04:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Featured News Articles|

Sell Recommendation After a great fiscal 2011, Sono-Tek Corp (QB:SOTK) reported three straight quarters of lower net sales and net income. The stock is down over 30% from a year ago and has never doubled as a Bowser stock. We recommended SOTK in November 2010 at $0.95/share. Category Changes This month’s issue features the first wave [...]

Iteris launches two new products

By |2013-02-15T12:04:53-04:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Company Blurbs|

This month Iteris, Inc (A:ITI) announced the launch of two new products in its video detection product suite: Vantage® SmartCycleTM and Vantage® SmartSpanTM. SmartCycle can effectively differentiate between bicycles and other vehicles. This technology was developed at a time of increasing fuel costs, causing more commuters to ride bicycles. The increase in bikes, however, created a [...]

Market Overview Feb. '13

By |2013-02-15T12:02:07-04:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Featured News Articles|

Microcap Index Update and Stock Market Overview This month there were no changes made to the Bowser Microcap Stock Index. Since last month, the Index slid a slight 3.52 points—from 516.93 to 513.41. From January 4 to February 8, that is a 0.7% loss. Over that same period, the major indexes performed as follows: Dow Jones [...]

Market Overview Feb. ’13

By |2013-02-15T17:00:04-04:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Featured News Articles|

Microcap Index Update and Stock Market Overview This month there were no changes made to the Bowser Microcap Stock Index. Since last month, the Index slid a slight 3.52 points—from 516.93 to 513.41. From January 4 to February 8, that is a 0.7% loss. Over that same period, the major indexes performed as follows: Dow Jones [...]

Bowser 101: Share repurchases

By |2013-02-15T16:59:59-04:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Featured News Articles|

The different types of share repurchases and what they mean for investors Every once and a while, a Bowser Company of the Month will make a decision that causes confusion among a few of our Buckaroos. Right after the January issue went to print, Tucows Inc (A:TCX) reported the results of a Dutch Tender Offer—a type [...]

2012 Microcap Picks Update

By |2013-02-14T13:38:18-04:00February 14th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

How our 2012 microcap picks did over the past year... Over the past year, we have recommended 12 different stocks. Each had its ups and downs, but how did we do overall? Well, for fun, we compiled a mock portfolio containing only the stocks that we recommended in 2012. We also followed the Game Plan exactly. [...]

Bowser Microcap Stock Index Update 02/11/13

By |2013-02-11T14:41:17-04:00February 11th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Our Microcap Stock Index up 1.1% in the past week The Bowser Microcap Stock Index had another good week, once again closing the week with four consecutive days of gains. Friday's close was 513.48--up 1.1% or 5.63 points over last weeks close of 507.85. The Index rallied Tuesday-Friday after falling 0.8% on Monday to 503.61. See [...]

Bowser Microcap Stock Index Update 02/02/13

By |2013-02-02T18:18:42-04:00February 2nd, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Our Microcap Stock Index up 1.3% in the past week After not performing too well last week, the Bowser Microcap Stock Index rose 4 consecutive days to end the week. The Index closed last week at 501.50 then closed at 499.69 on Monday--a 0.4% slide. Following that dip, however, the Index slowly climbed to Friday's close [...]