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Friday, May 30, 2008

TAYD - The Earthquake Stock

TAYD 2.3m float 3.2m shares outstanding (per Bloomberg)
Profitable and had .12 eps last quarter (IBD eps rating 89) :

MSN article

The company continues to achieve growth in the developing seismic protection field and in the isolation of wind-induced vibrations.
After the recent deadly earthquake in China, great attention around the globe is being given to ensuring buildings, bridges, schools and the like are as earthquake resistant as possible. Just google “seismic code”, “earthquake proof”., “earthquake resistant”

Taylor Dampers literally soak up the energy of earthquake or wind-induced motion, preventing structural damage and increasing occupant protection and comfort. Compact, yet powerful, Taylor Fluid Viscous Dampers increase structural damping levels to as much as 40% of critical, the results being truly dramatic cost savings on both new and existing structures. Plus, these products provide a most compact design, allowing structures to be architecturally clean and elegant.

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Taylor Devices Inc., a US Company (NASDAQ code – TAYD) was incorporated in 1955. It is the world leader in providing Earthquake Protection Devices for buildings and bridges. The technology patented by Taylor Devices was at the start only used by the US defense services and the aerospace missions of NASA. However, after the Cold War era this technology of energy dissipation was released for civilian applications by the US government and earthquake protection applications became the front runner. In approximately fifteen years of active earthquake related applications Taylor Devices has emerged as a clear leader with over 250 projects to its credit.

Already has projects in China and around the world (Buildings, bridges, schools) :

Read more here

TAYD has a product for homes also:

Bostn Biz Journal Article

1 comment:

spicemeister said...

Enjoy your insights regarding TAYD. Many of us have made a tidy profit. This is a gem!

Thanks,

Johnny

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