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When Beauty is Only Skin Deep – the Naked Truth Behind a NASDAQ-Listed Facial Scam (SKIN)

Posted on June 27, 2021

We generally steer clear of new issues.  There’s enough uncertainty in the trading game to avoid adding another layer of instability to the process of trade selection.

And yet, there are times, too, when the speculative bug bites, and the rabid desire to throw money at a security with little to no trading history becomes overwhelming.

That’s precisely what happened this week, when we stared into the fleshy abyss represented by the chart of The Beauty Health Company (NASDAQ:SKIN), an outfit that sprung to life just last November.

The company is a big zero fundamentally, even though it possesses a market cap of $2.2 billion.

Consider –

  • Without any earnings, P/E is non-existent,
  • Though that hasn’t stopped analysts from giving it a forward P/E of 180.78. (!)
  • Dividend yield is also non-existent, while
  • P/B is 2.17.

All told, there’s very little here to chew on.

“But it’s a growth story!” you say.

And we say, “Great!  Bring it on!”

But it sounds more like hype.

Viz –

“Approachable”?

“Ecosystem”?

“Democratize”?

“Hydradermabrasion”?

C’mon!

There’s so much hilarity stuffed into this bit of ballshort that we have no sense of where to start unpacking it.

So we won’t.

Consider it offered without comment.

You’ll have a hard time convincing us they aren’t just carpetbaggers.

Snake-oil salesmen.

Nothing more.

But soon enough they’ll get figured out.

It may even happen in the next few weeks.

Now take a look at the chart –

We’ll look to close out on any weakness before expiry.

Good Jews and Noahides!

The Holy One Blessed Be He is the True Judge.

He doesn’t play games.

Get it right.

With kind regards,

Hugh L. O’Haynew

 

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