Governance experts argue that over-tenured directors don't provide good oversight. A review by BoardEx notes that directors at 10-year-old insider controlled public companies have served for 12 years on average.
Just 11 of the 25 names in this portfolio are in positive territory since its Jan. 1 inception, but small-caps value stocks in general haven't done much this year.
March vehicle sales were ugly. Ugly, with a capital U.
WesBanco and EMC Insurance Group are among the fresh faces that are part of this year's 25 portfolio companies.
The winners far outnumber the losers among the stocks in this portfolio that was created at the start of the year.