October 2, 2006
SpeculatingStocks.com Stock Pick: Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. (SVL)
Stock Price: $3.95 (long-term strong buy)
Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. currently owns and operates timeshare resorts with a wide array of country club-like amenities, such as golf, clubhouses, swimming, tennis, boating, and many organized activities for children and adults.
SVL has grown revenue during the past three years from $167.2 million in 2003 to $183.6 million in 2004 to $201.9 million in 2005. Net income over this period grew from a loss of $13.92 million to a gain of $13.75 million to a gain of $23.16 million last year. Yet, SVL is currently valued at only $148.30 million trading at a PE of 5.27 and price to book of 0.69.
SVL has moved up over 32% since mid-August and has more upside potential ahead of it. SVL is trading just above its book value of $3.67.
A director within SVL recently purchased $61,000 in the company. SVL is in an industry which will only prosper as baby boomers begin to retire.
SpeculatingStocks.com Target Price: We expect SVL to reach $8.00 within the next 6 - 12 months.