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2012 February 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 the purchase of a stock. The Yahoo Java screener was used to find approximately 250 stocks with Current Price >= $5 and the lowest PEG ratios. Price histories were downloaded from MSN and current trends were calculated:

Company                        Trend                                 Market
-----------------------------  -----  -------------------------------------
AAPL  Apple Inc                 190   mobile&computing devices       global
ASPS  Altisource Portfolio      186   real estate services              USA
JAZZ  Jazz Pharmaceuticals      185   specialty pharmaceuticals         USA
BRFS  Brasil Foods              137   integrated meat packer         global
STX   Seagate Technology        106   hard disk drives               global
DTV   DIRECTV                   103X  digital television utility    N&SAmer
GTIV  Gentiva Health Services    98   home&hospice health care          USA
BBSI  Barrett Business           97X  personnel management services     USA
CAST  ChinaCast Education        95   post-secondary education        China
DNDN  Dendreon Corp              93   cancer therapeutics               USA
USG   USG Corp                   92   gypsum building materials      global
SEH   Spartech Corp              88   intermediate plastics          global
CVGI  Commercial Vehicle Group   83   commercial vehicle parts       global
TGE   TGC Industries             82   oil&gas geophysical services      USA
SRI   Stoneridge Inc             82   vehicular electronics    NAmer&Europe
AEA   Advance America            80   cash advance services             USA
OYOG  OYO Geospace               79   seismic data instruments       global
SWFT  Swift Transportation       78   road&rail freight services      NAmer
SFUN  SouFun Holdings            78   real estate website             China
PXP   Plains Exploration         78   upstream oil&gas                  USA

Portfolio

I chose ASPS for the periodic purchase, bypassing AAPL because I already own it:

Long                             Qty        Start               Today      
-----------------------------  -----  -----------------   -----------------
AAPL13C345  Apple Inc call         1  01/27/11    6,566   02/27/12   19,010
AFSI  AmTrust Financial         1000  08/26/11   22,593   02/27/12   27,530
ASPS  Altisource Portfolio       300  02/27/12   19,225                    
BRFS  Brasil Foods              1000  07/27/11   19,228   02/27/12   20,890
CAST  ChinaCast Education       3000  11/25/11   15,331   02/27/12   17,400
CHL   China Mobile               700  04/19/05   11,323   02/27/12   36,512
IACI  IAC/InterActiveCorp        500  09/27/11   20,788   02/27/12   22,755
JAZZ  Jazz Pharmaceuticals       500  01/27/12   24,010   02/27/12   25,275
MWE   MarkWest Energy            300  12/15/11   16,044   02/27/12   18,000

Capital gains

05/27  06/27  07/27  08/26  09/27  10/27  11/25  12/15  01/27  02/27   Long
-----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
-1225    -55   3671   -552   2151   -558  -2017     45   3635   7605  AAPLc
                             -233   3420  -1510   1190    140   1930   AFSI
-1419    243  -2847  -1757  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    ALV
                                                                       ASPS
                      -248  -1420   3260  -1990    900    400    760   BRFS
                                                   809   3000  -1740   CAST
 -600   -510     90  -1052  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   CATc
        -436    511  -3593  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    CBS
 -728    840   2086    700   -266   -329  -1428   -315   2653    952    CHL
-2456  -1012   -700  -2781  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   CTSH
-3249  -2946   2643  -5247  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    CXO
-1467  -2118   2028  -3567  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   DECK
                                          -5268  -----  -----  -----   DLLR
 1899  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----     HS
 1215   1650  -1985  -3530  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----     HS
  380   -420  -1340  -2486  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   HTGC
                                    -378   -920    795    760   1710   IACI
                                                                1265   JAZZ
-1233    156     90  -3734  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    KRO
                                                         1161    795    MWE
-1810    660  -1900  -1372  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    NNI
               1014  -5797  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   OYOG
  620  -3304  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   RDWR
-2809   2290   -340  -3432  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    TRS
-----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
10073  -4962   3021 -38448    232   5415 -13133   3424  11749  13277  Total