Recent price: 59 cents
52-week range: $8.50 to 50 cents
Book value: $9.43 per share
Market cap: $28.9 million
About the company: Based in Dallas, Amresco is a diversified financial services company with three principal segments, which are commercial finance, asset management and home equity lending. For 1999, the company posted a loss per share of $4.61 on revenue of $429.9 million (down 8.9%).
News: Following an extensive review of its options, Amresco says it will keep its commercial-finance operations, which include conventional lending and SBA lending.
Upside: The 1998 …