Q: Hi, Pat. I invest mostly in stocks that you have recommended. This one was an exception that I bought a year ago. It more than doubled, but now has fallen back. Should I continue to hold for long-term gains? It’s II-VI Inc., symbol IVII on Nasdaq. Thanks for all your advice!

A: II-VI Incorporated, $59.42, symbol IIVI on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 105.7 million; Market cap: $6.4 billion; www.ii-vi.com), is a leader in the development, manufacture, and marketing of a wide variety of laser, photonic, infrared, and fibre-optic products and materials. These are used in the communications,… Read More