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2012 March 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
-----------------------------  -----  -------------------------------------
AKRX  Akorn Inc                 227   specialty pharmaceuticals         USA
JAZZ  Jazz Pharmaceuticals      189   specialty pharmaceuticals         USA
ASPS  Altisource Portfolio      186   real estate services              USA
BRFS  Brasil Foods              137   integrated meat packer         global
USG   USG Corp                  113   gypsum building materials      global
FRO   Frontline Ltd             112X  tanker/drybulk fleet           global
FSII  FSI Intl                  109   silicon fab equipment          global
STX   Seagate Technology        109   hard disk drives               global
GTIV  Gentiva Health Services   107   home/hospice health care          USA
TGE   TGC Industries             97   oil/gas geophysical services      USA
KOG   Kodiak Oil & Gas           92   onshore upstream oil/gas       global
NQ    NetQin Mobile              89   mobile internet services        China
ANIK  Anika Therapeutics         88   tissue therapeutics               USA
CVGI  Commercial Vehicle Group   83   commercial vehicle parts       global
SRI   Stoneridge Inc             82   vehicular electronics    NAmer/Europe
AEA   Advance America            80   cash advance services             USA
SWFT  Swift Transportation       79   road/rail freight services      NAmer
OYOG  OYO Geospace               79   seismic data instruments       global
PEI   Pennsylvania REIT          78   mall & shopping center trust      USA
SFUN  SouFun Holdings            78   real estate website             China

Portfolio

I sold CAST because it developed a downtrend. I chose USG for the periodic purchase, bypassing JAZZ, ASPS, and BRFS because I already own them and bypassing AKRX because it is too similar to JAZZ.

The January Barometer was positive, so I will not hedge this year:

Long                             Qty        Start                End       
-----------------------------  -----  -----------------   -----------------
CAST  ChinaCast Education       3000  11/25/11   15,331   03/19/12   13,465

Long                             Qty        Start               Today      
-----------------------------  -----  -----------------   -----------------
AAPL13C345  Apple Inc call         1  01/27/11    6,566   03/27/12   27,195
AFSI  AmTrust Financial         1000  08/26/11   22,593   03/27/12   27,920
ASPS  Altisource Portfolio       300  02/27/12   19,225   03/27/12   18,912
BRFS  Brasil Foods              1000  07/27/11   19,228   03/27/12   20,620
CHL   China Mobile               700  04/19/05   11,323   03/27/12   37,828
IACI  IAC/InterActiveCorp        500  09/27/11   20,788   03/27/12   25,165
JAZZ  Jazz Pharmaceuticals       500  01/27/12   24,010   03/27/12   24,150
MWE   MarkWest Energy            300  12/15/11   16,044   03/27/12   17,379
USG   USG Corp                  1000  03/27/12   18,736                    

Capital gains

06/27  07/27  08/26  09/27  10/27  11/25  12/15  01/27  02/27  03/27   Long
-----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
  -55   3671   -552   2151   -558  -2017     45   3635   7605   8185  AAPLc
                      -233   3420  -1510   1190    140   1930   -240   AFSI
  243  -2847  -1757  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    ALV
                                                                -313   ASPS
               -248  -1420   3260  -1990    900    400    760   -270   BRFS
                                            809   3000  -1740  -3935   CAST
 -510     90  -1052  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   CATc
 -436    511  -3593  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    CBS
  840   2086    700   -266   -329  -1428   -315   2653    952   1316    CHL
-1012   -700  -2781  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   CTSH
-2946   2643  -5247  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    CXO
-2118   2028  -3567  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   DECK
                                   -5268  -----  -----  -----  -----   DLLR
 1650  -1985  -3530  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----     HS
 -420  -1340  -2486  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   HTGC
                             -378   -920    795    760   1710   2410   IACI
                                                         1265  -1125   JAZZ
  156     90  -3734  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    KRO
                                                  1161    795   -621    MWE
  660  -1900  -1372  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    NNI
        1014  -5797  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   OYOG
-3304  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   RDWR
 2290   -340  -3432  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    TRS
                                                                        USG
-----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
-4962   3021 -38448    232   5415 -13133   3424  11749  13277   5407  Total