Sector Expert: Jim Collins

The Portfolio Guru

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Jim Collins is the founding partner of Portfolio Guru. Collins preaches the gospel of income investing via his newsletter, The Portfolio Guru Post, and uses income investing principles to manage money for individuals on a fee-only, separately managed account basis. Previously, Collins spent 10 years as an equity analyst in New York and London covering the automotive sector for Lehman Brothers; Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette; and UBS. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics and history from Duke University and has completed the academic requirements for the CFA designation.



Recent Interviews

Jim Collins Prescribes Five Micro-Cap Names to Build Portfolio Immunity (10/8/15)
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In a volatile macroeconomic world, micro caps can offer some immunity as they move based on company news rather than front page headlines. But you have to pick your companies carefully. In this interview with Streetwise Reports' Special Situations, Jim Collins, founding partner of The Portfolio Guru, shares the names of a handful of companies he found in his travels to the LD Micro Conference and beyond.

Jim Collins: Five Names to Love from the LD Micro Conference (8/20/14)

The conference circuit can be a brutal one, with scores of companies vying for investor attention, but some vendor halls hold more opportunities than others. In this interview with Streetwise Reports' Special Situations, Jim Collins, author of The Portfolio Guru, shares his finds from the productive LD Micro Conference, an event he describes as a "micro-cap love-in." He details a quintet of investing opportunities, from areas as varied as deep-sea exploration support services, Wi-Fi energy delivery and drinks for kids.

Recent Quotes

"HOTR recently closed a rights offering that raised $6.6M."

— Streetwise Reports Special Situations Interview with Jim Collins (10/8/15)
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"TRCH drilled its first well on the Orogrande."

— Streetwise Reports Special Situations Interview with Jim Collins (10/8/15)
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"TRUU's licensing agreements with Disney and Marvel add the 'wow' factor."

— Streetwise Reports' Special Situations Interview with Jim Collins (8/20/14)
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"TRCH is acquiring 172,000 acres in West Texas known as the Orogrande Basin."

— Streetwise Reports' Special Situations Interview with Jim Collins (8/20/14)
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"DPDW's growth is predicted at a rapid pace for the next five years."

— Streetwise Reports' Special Situations Interview with Jim Collins (8/20/14)
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"WATT could truly grow into something special."

— Streetwise Reports' Special Situations Interview with Jim Collins (8/20/14)
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