Douglas Gerlach


ICLUBcentral, Inc.

  • Founder & Editor of market-beating SmallCap Informer
  • Editor of 10x Hulbert Award-Winning Investor Advisory Service
  • Investment Education Institute’s Distinguished Service Award

About Douglas

Doug Gerlach is president of ICLUBcentral Inc. and editor-in-chief of its stock newsletters: the award-winning, market-beating Investor Advisory Service and the SmallCap Informer. ICLUBcentral makes tools for stock analysis and investment club accounting, including,, and Mr. Gerlach is the author of six books, including Investment Clubs for Dummies and The Armchair Millionaire.

Douglas's Articles

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN) is a renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets in Canada, the United States, Chile, and Bermuda, notes Doug Gerlach, editor of Small Cap Informer.
Nexstar Media Group (NXST) is the largest owner of local television stations in the U.S. The company owns, operates, programs, or provides services to 198 stations covering approximately 60% of U.S. TV households, notes Doug Gerlach, editor of Investor Advisory Service.
CyrusOne (CONE) is a real estate investment trust that operates 50 computer data centers in the U.S. and Europe, notes Douglas Gerlach, editor of Investor Advisory Service — and a participant in The Interactive MoneyShow Virtual Expo from May 11-13. Register for free here.
Despite the difficult 2020 retailing environment Academy Sports and Outdoors (ASO) chose to pursue an initial public offering, selling 17.4 million shares for $13.00 each during October and November 2020, observes Douglas Gerlach, editor of Investor Advisory Service.

Douglas's Videos

Legendary fund manager Peter Lynch popularized a stock-picking strategy known as "Growth at a Reasonable Price" (GARP) and savvy investors today can still benefit from this approach to stock selection. Doug Gerlach, editor-in-chief of the market-beating SmallCap Informer newsletter, uses many principles of GARP to earn out-sized returns. He will review his team's key considerations for stock selection and highlight a few of their current top small-cap stock picks for turbulent times.
Stock investors may not often explore mining stocks, but they can provide a useful diversification element to a long-term based portfolio. In this session, Doug Gerlach will discuss some of his favorite gold miners from the perspective of fundamental, long-term focused investors, taken from his market-beating SmallCap Informer newsletter. He will also provide key considerations in reviewing companies in the industry and his outlook for his top picks.

While markets have changed mightily since Benjamin Graham first came up with a practical method for analyzing stocks, or even when Peter Lynch racked up big wins for Fidelity's Magellan Fund, at least one thing remains true: companies that deliver constant profits for shareholders will see their share prices increase over the long-term. But what are the keys to successful fundamental stock selection? Doug Gerlach, editor-in-chief of the award-winning Investor Advisory Service newsletter and the SmallCap Informer stock newsletter, will outline the methods used by his team to outperform the market with a buy-and-hold strategy.
A solid foundation of low interest rates, high demand, and limited supply has kept the US residential construction industry busy throughout 2020. But what does 2021 promise for these stocks? Doug Gerlach, editor of the award-winning Investor Advisory Service newsletter and the market-beating SmallCap Informer newsletter, will review key trends and evaluation metrics, and identify solid opportunities for total return in stocks in the housing and related industries.

Douglas's Books

Douglas Gerlach

The Armchair Millionaire

Packed with practical advice, personalized tools such as user-friendly worksheets, and actual stories of ordinary people who have built extraordinary portfolios using these methods, The Armchair Millionaire will show you how to get on the road to
Douglas Gerlach

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Direct Stock Investing: Take Charge of Your Portfolio

A profitable purchase for investment enthusiasts. 'The Pocket Idiot's Guide™ to Direct Stock Investing' reveals an innovative style of investment that has been steadily growing under the huge shadow of Wall-Street home investors opening a Direct Stock Purchase (DSP) or a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) now offered by hundreds of major corporations, commission free. Investment guru Douglas Gerlach, an expert in

Newsletter Contributions

Investor Advisory Service

Each monthly issue of the Investor Advisory Service is packed with information aimed at helping you make smarter investing decisions about the stocks in your portfolio. From helping you gain perspective on the broader economic outlook, to identifying new stocks to consider, IAS will educate and inform you each month.

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