Checkpoint Systems, Inc. – $CKP – Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Checkpoint Systems, Inc.
Stock ticker CKP
Live stock price [stckqut]CKP[/stckqut]
Confident Investor Rating Poor

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ckp

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. is a global manufacturer and provider of technology-driven end-to-end loss prevention, merchandising and labeling solutions to the retail and apparel industry. The Company engaged in shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions. The Company's solutions are built upon diverse shrink management offerings, a portfolio of apparel labeling solutions, radio frequency identification (RFID) applications, high-theft solutions and its Web based Check-Net data management platform. It operates through three segments: Shrink Management Solutions, which includes the operations of the s EAS labels and library business; Apparel Labeling Solutions, which formerly Check-Net, includes tag and label solutions sold to apparel manufacturers and retailers and Retail Merchandising Solutions segment, which includes hand-held label applicators and tags, promotional displays, and queuing systems. In May 16, 2011, it acquired Shore to Shore, Inc.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock. It is not possible to confidently invest in a company that is not currently profitable. It is unfortunate that their tag line is helping retailers grow profitably when they are not able to be profitable.

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