Since the July options are about to expire, this is a perfect time to contemplate some changes to the RSY portfolio or to simply roll over the options. The two options expiring on Saturday are TAL and DLX. Both are rated Strong Buy by Sabrient Systems. Read more about Rock Solid Yields: Optional Options, TAL, DLX, CODI

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The rejection of the offer by Covington to purchase all outstanding shares of Advocat (AVCA) represents a missed opportunity for capital gains in this position for the RSY portfolio. Covington, luckily, has kept the offer open and has written a letter to shareholders expressing their position in support of the buyout (reprinted below.). If the offer was dead, then we might expect a drop to pre-offer levels at around the mid $4 range as stated in the letter. Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Buy CNAF, CMO, Optional Options, Updates

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Friday we learned that Covington Investments, LLC proposed an acquisition Advocat Inc. (AVCA) at a price of $8.50 per share which represents a 96% premium over last Thursday's close. Before the opening on Friday, the merger was announced, which resulted in a day's gain of over 57% for AVCA but far short of the bid and ending the day at $6.82. Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Someone Wants to Buy out AVCA for a 96% Premium!

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Advocat Inc. (AVCA) is rated Strong Buy by Sabrient for its excellent value and growth scores of 92.9 and 83.8 respectively (out of 100). With less-than-average market risk, it is expected to outperform the market significantly. AVCA's accounting and governance ranks it at the top for conservative practices, which is noted by Sabrient rating AVCA at 82.5 for its Fundamental Score. Beneficial owners have been accumulating positions in this Micro-cap stock. Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Buy AVCA at $5.59

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It's time to add to our positions and provide an update to the RSY portfolio. Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Buy ACNB, Update

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A new year creates new possibilities, and RSY is suggesting a few covered calls to enhance returns. The RSY portfolio is still suggesting to hold onto the current positions as none have been lowered in the Sabrient ratings to Sell or Strong Sell. Currently, the portfolio has 4 Strong Buys and 4 Buys including KRO, which was recently picked for Sabrient’s 2012 Baker’s Dozen. Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Optional Options

Sabrient rates TAL a Strong Buy for its superior value and growth profiles, indicative that it should outperform the market. TAL International Group, Inc. boasts a great value score of 80.4 (out of 100) and an outstanding growth score of 100. Rigorous back-testing reveals that stocks with similar growth profiles outperform the market in the long term, especially if they continue to exceed expectations. Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Buy TAL for Tall Dividends

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Sabrient rates Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) a Strong Buy for its superior scores for growth, value, and momentum, three important metrics that indicate future market out-performance with scores of 93.2, 85.7 and 83.9 respectively (100 being highest). Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Buy KRO on Tuesday

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Sabrient Systems recently downgraded TOTAL SA (TOT) to Strong Sell from Hold based on its overall inferior scores on important metrics that point to weak future market performance. While TOT maintains an above average Value Score of 74.5 (out of 100) and exceptional Fundamental Score of 82.9, its Earnings Score measures a measly 3.6 based on its earnings performance and projected outlook. Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Unload TOT

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Sabrient Systems recently upgraded Invesco Mortgage Capital, Inc. (IVR) to a Strong Buy because of its outstanding value profile. Read more about Rock Solid Yields (RSY): Buy IVR for Economy's Soft Patch, Second Time Around

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