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2012 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 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 from 1/2/2009 through 4/26/2012 were downloaded from MSN and current trends were calculated:

Company                        Trend  Hardnose Group             End Market
-----------------------------  -----  --------------------  ---------------
AKRX  Akorn Inc                227    Drugs                             USA
JAZZ  Jazz Pharmaceuticals     189    Drugs                             USA
ASPS  Altisource Portfolio     186    Real Estate                       USA
BRFS  Brail Foods              137    Food Products             Brazil/intl
STX   Seagate Technology       119    Computers                        intl
GTIV  Gentiva Health Services  109    Healthcare Providers              USA
DTV   DIRECTV                  103    Radio & TV                        USA
TGE   TGC Industries            97    Oil & Gas                  USA/Canada
MIND  Mitcham Industries        96    Business Services                intl
DXPE  DXPE Enterprises          93    Industrial Equipment              USA
KOG   Kodiak Oil & Gas          92 X  Oil & Gas                         USA
NQ    NetQin Mobile             92    Software                        China
ADY   Feihe Intl                90    Food Products                   China
WWWW  Web.com Group             85 X  Internet Services         NAmer/SAmer
GEOI  GeoResources Inc          83    Oil & Gas                         USA
SRI   Stoneridge Inc            82 X  Motor Vehicles           NAmer/Europe
VELT  Velti Plc                 81 X  Software                         intl
TA    TravelCenters of Amer     81    Stores                            USA
SWFT  Swift Transportation      79 X  Trucking                        NAmer
OYOG  OYO Geospace              79    Instruments                      intl

Portfolio

I chose GTIV for the periodic purchase, bypassing JAZZ, ASPS, and BRFS because I already own them, bypassing AKRX because it is in the same group as JAZZ, and bypassing STX because it is in the same group as AAPL, which I already own.

Long                             Qty        Start               Today      
-----------------------------  -----  -----------------   -----------------
AAPL13C345  Apple Inc call         1  01/27/11    6,566   04/27/12   26,100
AFSI  AmTrust Financial         1000  08/26/11   22,593   04/27/12   27,400
ASPS  Altisource Portfolio       300  02/27/12   19,225   04/27/12   18,156
BRFS  Brasil Foods              1000  07/27/11   19,228   04/27/12   19,120
CHL   China Mobile               700  04/19/05   11,323   04/27/12   38,164
GTIV  Gentiva Health Services   2000  04/27/12   16,488                    
IACI  IAC/InterActiveCorp        500  09/27/11   20,788   04/27/12   24,530
JAZZ  Jazz Pharmaceuticals       500  01/27/12   24,010   04/27/12   25,860
MWE   MarkWest Energy            300  12/15/11   16,044   04/27/12   17,982
USG   USG Corp                  1000  03/27/12   18,736   04/27/12   18,310

Capital gains

07/27  08/26  09/27  10/27  11/25  12/15  01/27  02/27  03/27  04/27   Long
-----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
 3671   -552   2151   -558  -2017     45   3635   7605   8185  -1095  AAPLc
               -233   3420  -1510   1190    140   1930   -240    110   AFSI
-2847  -1757  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    ALV
                                                         -313   -756   ASPS
        -248  -1420   3260  -1990    900    400    760   -270  -1500   BRFS
                                     809   3000  -1740  -3935  -----   CAST
   90  -1052  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   CATc
  511  -3593  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    CBS
 2086    700   -266   -329  -1428   -315   2653    952   1316    336    CHL
 -700  -2781  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   CTSH
 2643  -5247  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    CXO
 2028  -3567  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   DECK
                            -5268  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   DLLR
-1985  -3530  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----     HS
-1340  -2486  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   HTGC
                      -378   -920    795    760   1710   2410   -635   IACI
                                                  1265  -1125   1710   JAZZ
   90  -3734  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    KRO
                                           1161    795   -621    603    MWE
-1900  -1372  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    NNI
 1014  -5797  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----   OYOG
 -340  -3432  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----    TRS
                                                                -426    USG
-----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
 3021 -38448    232   5415 -13133   3424  11749  13277   5407  -1653  Total