Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 11/17/2021

JHere are today’s updates for Validea Small Cap Growth Investor model based on the published strategy of motley fool. This strategy seeks small cap growth stocks with strong fundamentals and strong price performance.

NICHOLAS FINANCIAL, INC. (NICK) is a small-cap value stock in the consumer financial services sector. The rating under our Motley Fool-based strategy increased from 45% to 72% based on underlying company fundamentals and stock valuation. A score of 80% or higher generally indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% generally indicates strong interest.

Company Description: Nicholas Financial, Inc. (Nicholas Financial-Canada) is a holding company. The Company’s business activities are carried out through its subsidiary, Nicholas Financial, Inc. (Nicholas Financial). Nicholas Financial is a consumer finance company primarily engaged in acquiring and administering installment automotive finance contracts (contracts) for the purchase of used and new automobiles and light trucks. Nicholas Financial offers direct consumer lending (direct loans) and sells consumer credit-related products. Another subsidiary, Nicholas Data Services, Inc. (NDS), acts as an interim holding company for Nicholas Financial. The Company offers financing programs, primarily on behalf of buyers of used cars and light trucks. The Company offers direct loans in approximately 14 states. The Company’s auto finance programs are conducted in approximately 16 states through a total of approximately 45 branches.

The following table summarizes whether the stock meets each of the tests for this strategy. Not all of the criteria in the table below are given the same weight or are independent, but the table provides a brief overview of the stock’s strengths and weaknesses in the context of the strategy’s criteria.

PROFIT MARGIN: PASS
RELATIVE STRENGTH: TO FAIL
COMPARE SALES AND EPS GROWTH AT THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR: TO FAIL
INSIDER HOLDINGS: TO FAIL
CASH FLOW FROM OPERATIONS: PASS
CONSISTENCY OF THE PROFIT MARGIN: PASS
R&D AS A PERCENTAGE OF SALES: NEUTRAL
CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS: PASS
SALES ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: PASS
“THE FOOL RATIO” (P/E ON GROWTH): PASS
AVERAGE OUTSTANDING SHARES: PASS
SALES: PASS
DAILY VOLUME IN DOLLARS: TO FAIL
THE PRICE: PASS
INCOME TAX PERCENTAGE: TO FAIL

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RIOT BLOCKCHAIN ​​INC (RIOT) is a mid-cap growth company in the software and programming industry. The rating under our Motley Fool-based strategy increased from 65% to 72% based on underlying company fundamentals and stock valuation. A score of 80% or higher generally indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% generally indicates strong interest.

Company Description: Riot Blockchain Inc., formerly Bioptix, Inc., is focused on gaining exposure to the blockchain ecosystem through its cryptocurrency mining operations, internally developed businesses, joint ventures and targeted investments in the sector. The company primarily focuses on Bitcoin and general blockchain technology. The company has deployed approximately 8,000 application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) miners at its cryptocurrency mining facility in Oklahoma. The Company, through its subsidiary TESS Inc., seeks to develop a blockchain-based escrow service for wholesale telecom carriers. It has a 13% stake in Coinsquare Ltd, which is a digital currency exchange in Canada. She also holds investments in Verady, LLC, which provides cryptocurrency accounting and auditing technology services.

The following table summarizes whether the stock meets each of the tests for this strategy. Not all of the criteria in the table below are given the same weight or are independent, but the table provides a brief overview of the stock’s strengths and weaknesses in the context of the strategy’s criteria.

PROFIT MARGIN: PASS
RELATIVE STRENGTH: PASS
COMPARE SALES AND EPS GROWTH AT THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR: PASS
INSIDER HOLDINGS: TO FAIL
CASH FLOW FROM OPERATIONS: TO FAIL
CONSISTENCY OF THE PROFIT MARGIN: PASS
R&D AS A PERCENTAGE OF SALES: PASS
CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS: PASS
LONG-TERM DEBT / EQUITY RATIO: PASS
“THE FOOL RATIO” (P/E ON GROWTH): TO FAIL
AVERAGE OUTSTANDING SHARES: TO FAIL
SALES: PASS
DAILY VOLUME IN DOLLARS: TO FAIL
THE PRICE: PASS
INCOME TAX PERCENTAGE: TO FAIL

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LEGACY HOUSING CORP (LEGH) is a small-cap value stock in the mobile home and recreational vehicle industry. The rating under our Motley Fool-based strategy has increased from 60% to 80% depending on the company’s underlying fundamentals and stock valuation. A score of 80% or higher generally indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% generally indicates strong interest.

Company Description: Legacy Housing Corporation is a company that sells and finances manufactured homes and tiny homes. It primarily operates in the southern United States, it offers its customers a range of homes ranging in size from approximately 390 to 2,667 square feet comprising one to five bedrooms, with one to 31/2 bathrooms . The Company manufactures and services mobile homes, provides wholesale financing to mobile home dealers and fleets, provides retail financing to consumers, and participates in the financing and development of new manufactured home communities. The Company manufactures its mobile homes at plants located in Fort Worth, Texas, Commerce, Texas and Eatonton, Georgia. The Company relies on a network of dealers to market and sell its mobile homes. The Company also sells homes directly to dealers and mobile home parks.

The following table summarizes whether the stock meets each of the tests for this strategy. Not all of the criteria in the table below are given the same weight or are independent, but the table provides a brief overview of the stock’s strengths and weaknesses in the context of the strategy’s criteria.

PROFIT MARGIN: PASS
RELATIVE STRENGTH: TO FAIL
COMPARE SALES AND EPS GROWTH AT THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR: PASS
INSIDER HOLDINGS: PASS
CASH FLOW FROM OPERATIONS: TO FAIL
CONSISTENCY OF THE PROFIT MARGIN: PASS
R&D AS A PERCENTAGE OF SALES: NEUTRAL
CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS: TO FAIL
SALES INVENTORY: PASS
SALES ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: PASS
LONG-TERM DEBT / EQUITY RATIO: PASS
“THE FOOL RATIO” (P/E ON GROWTH): PASS
AVERAGE OUTSTANDING SHARES: PASS
SALES: PASS
DAILY VOLUME IN DOLLARS: PASS
THE PRICE: PASS
INCOME TAX PERCENTAGE: PASS

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