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Door Systems Scores a Reasonable 52% Which We’d Like to See Increase to 60% in 2016

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If you are a business owner wanting higher profits, Performance Business Design collaborates with small businesses to help increase profits 10% by finding opportunities in our 12-Area Performance Check and then improving them using a structured series of weekly meetings.

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Door Systems BPR 2 16Q1

Door Systems BPR 16Q1

Mobile Audio, in Southbridge MA, scored a disappointing 21% and we want to bring it up to 50% by this time next year

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As a service to the companies we follow, we make available our Business Performance Reports.  These reports are designed to analyze how the business performs, with suggestions on how it may be improved.  This is based on our experience working with publicly held corporations.  Note that we are not reviewing the quality of your products and services.  All research comments are meant to be constructive.  Reports are strictly for business owners, not for their customers.

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So What do we Make of Our Apparent Mistrust of Hillary Clinton?

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Woodstock CT 1507

Most interesting to me this week was hearing that the number of supporters who don’t like the candidates they support is an historic high.  Yes, you read that right.  The number of candidates who DON’T LIKE Donald Trump (like me), yet are most likely to vote for him (again like me), is a record.

With good reason.  As one who had been following Donald Trump’s tweets years ago, I recall labeling him as … well …. crazy, and stopped following him.  Now, years later, he’s running for president!

On the other hand, we have Hillary, with a track record of lying and misleading.  But she’s not crazy.

So how should we vote?  My opinion is this.  Namely, that the government is there to regulate the president to some extent.  And while it has the power to regulate possibly bizarre decisions, it has no way of even knowing about a president’s actions if those actions are hidden, lied about, mislead, etc.  In other words, with Trump we always know what we are dealing with.  And if we don’t like it we can do something about it.

But, in general, working with someone who goes to great lengths to conceal is capable of doing damage even without the administration, let alone the public, knowing about it.

 

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Integrity Applications, Scoring 75%, Has a Product Designed to Measure Glucose Without Needles

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INTEGRITY APPLICATIONS BUSINESS PERFORMANCE RATING: 75%

May, 2016

RATINGS (1-10)

ASSET PERFORMANCE FACTORS

BLUE SKY  10

This is a brand new market

COMPETITIVE AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RISKS 2 Their are plenty of competitors trying to fill the need, many of whom are much larger PRODUCT MIX 1 They have only 1 product PRODUCT VALUE 10 Product is 97% accurate No pain to the patient measuring glucose level

EXTERNAL FACTORS

MARKETPLACE 10

The market is huge and growing

VALUATION 8

If it works it’s obviously undervalued

It only trades 150 shares a day

BUSINESS STRATEGY 10

Makes sense, to get the products sold in countries where they are allowed to sell it, combined with seeking approval in other countries

INTERNAL FACTORS

MANAGEMENT 10

Lots of experience

CAPITALIZATION AND FINANCIAL STRATEGY 10 They burn $3m-$4m and will increase 50% next year But they seem to have less than that in cash

MARKETING AND OPERATIONS 4

Marketing is tough for these and will be expensive for a small company G&A is high, at 8% of MV III. THE PRESENTATION General

Stuck to the presentation?          Y

Sophistication appropriate?        Y

The Handouts

Page numbers?                                                Y

Easy to read?                                     Y

Appropriate length?                       Y

Peer comparisons                            Y

Management Bios?                         Y

Price chart                                           Y

Projects and timelines

Timeline?                                            Y

Project pipeline?                              Y

Hartt Photography in Stoneham MA Scores a respectable 39% in business performance, a good springboard towards future growth

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Barkerville Gold scored a respectable 71% in a difficult environment for commodities

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Pond Chairs 1509 80%

BARKERVILLE BUSINESS PERFORMANCE: 71%

MAY 2016

 

                ASSET PERFORMANCE FACTORS (all are 1 to 10)

BLUE SKY  3

They have plenty of claims to explore, particularly since they just acquired some new claims Their focus is rightfully on pushing what they have to feasibility and production They previously announced an enormous resource which later proved fictitious

REGULATORY ISSUES 4

They need permits for mining and British Columbia is difficult to permit in Though I expect it to get done eventually

COUNTRY RISK 10

British Columbia is sound

PROPERTIES 10

Bonanza Ledge is shallow and open pit

High grades

2.8M ounces indicated and 2M inferred is a large resource nowadays

EXTERNAL FACTORS

MARKETPLACE (supply/demand, financing environment) 3 Gold prices are very low, making it unprofitable to produce for most miners Financing is difficult to impossible Though they have access to deep pockets

PEER VALUATION 7

They are valued at $31/ounce (inferred and indicated), which is a bit high I’d prefer to see it about $25/ounce That said, if plans go as expected they will be worth a lot more than their present $150 million MV

BUSINESS STRATEGY (and operations) 10

Their business strategy is sound: explore while pushing to production

INTERNAL FACTORS

MANAGEMENT (Ownership, g&a) 10

Experienced management in a variety of functions

FINANCIAL STRATEGY  (cash, overhang) 4

Plenty of cash for this year into the next If they find more gold or get closer to production they should be able to attain more financing Nonetheless they are not producing cash flow right now

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND DIRECTION 10

They have clear milestones, both past and present VI. THE PRESENTATION General (1-7)

Stuck to the presentation?          4

Sophistication appropriate?        3 NOt much financial detail

Easy to read?                                     7

Appropriate length?                       3 Short

Control of emotions, politics       7

Handled questions well                 7

 

The Handouts

Page numbers?                                                Y

Peer comparisons                            n

Management Bios?                         y

Price chart                                           n

Financial forecasts                           n

Budgets                                               n

 

Projects and timelines

Timeline?                                            n

Project pipeline?                                              n

Permitting timeline                         n

Mining charts                                     Y

Milestones?                                       y

This year’s drilling Program          n

 

Other notes:

Michael Emerald, CFA