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As Dominos and Ligand Pharma Fall, Geospace Technologies hits new 52-week High

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Dominos Pizza (NASDAQ: DPZ) fell as much as 10 percent today, falling over 16 percent since August 30, 2018. 
 
On May 11, 2018, Fr. Emmanuel spoke live to the crew of Benzinga TV about the company, saying:
It's just unsustainable, completely unsustainable... you can not borrow money to increase a shareholder deficit... they're extracting wealth from their owners and they're doing it using leverage,”
To listen to Lemelson's commentary on Dominos click below:

Separately, in a letter dated July 13, 2018, Lemelson wrote to the US Senate:

Ligand is only one market correction away from collapse which will leave investors and employees defenseless."

Since that time, Ligand Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: LGND) shares have continued to slide, falling as much as 63 percent off it's September 28, 2018 high.  Both stocks have badly underperformed the benchmark S&P 500 Total Returns Index, which fell just 3.48 percent since August 30, 2018.
 
Fig. 1:  Dominos Pizza and Ligand Pharmaceuticals stock Price Performance vs. The S&P 500 TRI:
August 30, 2018 - February 21, 2019
 
DPZ LGND SPXTR chart
 
On December 28, 2018, Lemelson spoke again to the crew of Benzinga TV about recent market volatility, fraud, macroeconomic issues, and among other securities, Geospace Technologies (NASDAQ: GEOS), commenting:
...they [Geospace] have a highly diversified business now... the business is extremely sound... there's an enormous margin of safety... I think we're right, I think we'll be proven right and I think the return will be tremendous..."
To listen to the interview click below:

Since making these comments, Geospace Technologies shares have risen nearly 54 percent (vs.12 percent for the S&P 500 Total Returns Index) and have recently hit a new 52-week high.  

Fig. 2:  Geospace Technologies stock Price Performance vs. The S&P 500 TRI:
December 28, 2018 - February 21, 2019
 
DPZ LGND SPXTR GEOS BBBY AAPL FB TSLA chart 1
 

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