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2011 April 27 Update


The selection list was generated before the market opening. The portfolio and capital gains summary are current to the market close.


Selection list

This selection list is for purchases of stocks, not call options. The Yahoo Java screener was used to find stocks with Current Price >= $5 and in the lowest 10% of PEG ratios. Historical price data were downloaded from the MSN database and current trends were calculated with a Qbasic application.

TICKER SYMBOL and NAME       Rp TREND     ACTIVITY and PRINCIPAL END MARKET
---------------------------  --  ---  -------------------------------------
SPRD  Spreadtrum Comm            304  mobile semiconductor design    global
TRS   TriMas Corp                216  industrial equipment/parts     global
CXO   Concho Resources           184  onshore upstream oil/gas          USA
IX    Orix Corp                  176  diverse financial services      Japan
OYOG  OYO Geospace               174  seismic data instruments       global
RDY   Dr. Reddy's Labs           173  diverse pharmaceuticals         India
WNR   Western Refining           154  crude oil refining                USA
XEC   Cimarex Energy             152  onshore upstream oil/gas          USA
KSU   Kansas City Southern       150  freight railroad                  USA
NNI   Nelnet Inc                 147  education finance services        USA
EXEL  Exelixis Inc               146  cancer/cardio biotech             USA
LGCY  Legacy Reserves            145  onshore upstream oil/gas          USA
PTX   Pernix Therapeutics        142  pediatric pharmaceuticals         USA
MET   MetLife Inc                139  insurance, financial services  global
TSU   TIM Participacoes          137  mobile telecom services        Brazil
ALLT  Allot Communications       134  internet service software      global
CEO   CNOOC Ltd                  126  offshore integrated oil/gas     China
NBIX  Neurocrine Biosciences     124  neuro/endocrine biotech           USA
EC    EcoPetrol SA               122  onshore upstream oil/gas     Columbia
GLNG  Golar LNG                  120  natural gas carrier fleet      global

Portfolio

I chose TRS for the periodic purchase, bypassing SPRD for the sake of diversification because AAPL products contain mobile semiconductors.

TICKER SYMBOL and NAME           QTY        START               TODAY      
------------------------------  ----  -----------------   -----------------
AAPL13C345  Apple Inc LEAP         1  01/27/11    6,566   04/27/11    6,310
ALV   Autoliv Inc                300  08/27/10   16,595   04/27/11   23,916
CAT13C105  Caterpillar Inc LEAP    2  02/25/11    2,391   04/27/11    3,860
CHL   China Mobile               700  04/19/05   11,323   04/27/11   32,347
CTSH  Cognizant Technology       350  06/26/09    9,300   04/27/11   28,626
CXO   Concho Resources           300  07/27/10   18,009   04/27/11   31,788
DECK  Deckers Outdoor            300  12/15/10   24,431   04/27/11   29,016
HS    HealthSpring Inc          1000  03/26/10   17,710   04/27/11   40,240
HTGC  Hercules Technology       2000  05/27/10   17,974   04/27/11   21,020
KRO   Kronos Worldwide           300  03/25/11   17,612   04/27/11   18,471
NNI   Nelnet Inc                1000  10/27/10   23,062   04/27/11   23,110
RDWR  Radware Ltd               1000  06/25/10   21,030   04/27/11   34,670
TRS   TriMas Corp               1000  04/27/11                             

Capital gains

07/27  08/27  09/27  10/27  11/26  12/15  01/27  02/25   03/25 04/27   Bull
=====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====
                                                   301     83   -640  AAPLc
               2392   2250   1200   1137    702  -1986   -714   2340    ALV
                                                         1438     30   CATc
   56   1421   -812   -252   -623   -777    126  -1729  -1092    560    CHL
 1505   2185  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   CTSH
        1351   1838    760     84   1046   1376   1168   1232    616   CTSH
        -402   1365   1593   3768    885   1077   6642  -1179     30    CXO
                                          -1445   3504  -1497   4023   DECK
  175   6188  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   HGRD
   30   3350   5380    660   1080   -210   5070   4900   -780   3640     HS
 1880  -2100    920   1040   -640    100   1440    280     80  -1000   HTGC
                                                                 859    KRO
                      1151  -1146    -40    272     46   5235  -----     LZ
                             -822    420    230   -620   -830   1670    NNI
 1970   2270   8230   2480  -3590   6370  -1890   1140  -2960   -380   RDWR
                                    1454  -4166  -----  -----  -----    SLW
=====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====
 5616  14262  19313   9682   -689  10385   2792  13646   -984  11748  Total

07/27  08/27  09/27  10/27  11/26  12/15  01/27  02/25  03/25  04/27   Bear
=====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====
-1351    609  -2483  -1104  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    EEM
-1105   1407  -2223  -1114  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    SPY
                 86  -2214  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   TRWp
 -315    579  -1503    311  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    WLP
                      -674  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   XLBp
 -248   1605  -1073   -180  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    XLF
-1710   1350  -2090  -1120  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    XLK
  140    360  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    XLV
         521  -1335   -244  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   XOPp
=====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====  =====
-4589   5900 -10621  -6339      0      0      0      0      0      0  Total