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   CSGP    DV    ESI
   GCA    HCG.TO    HNI
   IPSU    KNL    LOOP
   MCRS    MLHR    NA.TO
   NILE    OPEN    RGR
   RON.TO    SIG    SWHC
   THQI    TRLA    TTC
   TWPG    WPO    WWE
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Recent Reports

  CSGP: Why Are Investors Excited About CoStar’s Capital Intensive, Margin Dilutive Market Share Grab in Rentals?

“Yeah. I'm not buying that stock [Apartment finder] at that price [14x EBITDA]. I will buy that stock at half that price. -          Andy Florance, CEO CoStar Group, Inc. 4/30/15 Just an observation - it .....

  WWE: Starting to Play the Game? Churn Concerns Continue to Persist

In general as a public company, WWE has done a poor job of managing investor expectations.  Management has yet to fully figure out how to play the game of underpromising and overdelivering.  This dynamic was particularly problematic in 2014.....

  Z: Stretching to Achieve Growth and Shrinking the TAM – Zillow’s Inventory Issues Result in New Policies that Drastically Reduce Agent ROI

For the past year, we have been arguing that Zillow has a major advertising inventory problem.  The growth of the company’s premier agent featured listing program combined with deals Zillow has signed with brokerage firms at sub-optimal le.....

  DV: APOL by Another Name? Lowering Target to $25

We’re thinking of a for-profit education company that operates a large national university with a strong presence in nursing, a big online platform, and a heavy mix of bachelor’s degree students that also owns a group of international uni.....

  Z: Is It Time to Question This Management Team? Taking our Price Objective to $50

Well that was interesting.  This is not our first rodeo in a heavily shorted battleground stock, but for some reason each experience often reveals something new about potential trading action.  Today’s action certainly underscores a well-.....