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GCA: Closing out GCA Long Idea with a 51.3% Gain (vs. 75.2% Gain for S&P 500)

January 3rd, 2014

We are closing our our long idea in Global Cash Access Holdings Inc. (GCA) with a gain of 51.3% vs. a 75.2% advance for the S&P 500 over the same time frame.  We initially introduced GCA as a long idea in November 2009 based on our view...

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GCA: More of the Same, But the Cash Keeps Rolling In

November 4th, 2010

GCA reported 3Q10 results after the close that we can only characterize as "more of the same....".  That is to say, the company's results were hampered by continued weakness in same store transaction volumes, a mix shift towards ATM transactions, both of which had a...

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GCA's Loss of Its Harrah's Contract Throws Stock Into a "Doubt Spiral" - Four Reasons Why We Think the Stock Can Trade...

July 22nd, 2010

GCA shares sold off an astonishing 44.4% yesterday on massive volume (19.2MM shares) following the announcement that the company had received notice from Harrah's that the casino operator would not...

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GCA 4Q09: Block, Tackle and Generate Cash

March 12th, 2010

This report was originally published on 2/22/10.We introduced GCA (8.05 ↓0.86%) as a long idea approximately 4-months ago, since that time shares have appreciated more than 20%.  GCA will report its 4Q09 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, February 23rd....

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Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. (GCA): A Cheap Way to Play a Gaming Recovery

March 11th, 2010

This report was originally published on 11/4/2009.Similar to other consumer oriented sectors, there are growing signs that a trough in activity in the gaming sector has been reached or is rapidly approaching.  Let’s look at a few recent...

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