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Performance - Week Ending 12/12/2014

December 13, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: APC , MRO , HES

The Wax Ink Portfolio was down 4.5% for the week.

By comparison, the Dow was down 3.8%, the Nasdaq was down 2.7%, the S&P 500 was down 3.5%, the Russell 2000 was down 2.5%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was up 78.3%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 16.7%, the Dow is up 4.2%, the Nasdaq is up 11.4%, the S&P 500 is up 8.3%, the Russell 2000 is down 1.0%, and the VIX is higher by 53.6%.

With the sale of Cubist Pharmaceuticals this week, the portfolio breakdown is now 46% equities, 54% cash, and 0% bonds.

This week's portfolio winner was municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), up 9%.

This week's portfolio losers were offshore construction contractor McDermott International (NYSE: MDR), down 26%, oil refiner HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: SWM), down 6%, and cylinder maker Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR), down 6%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 33% since being added to the portfolio, municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 48% since being added to the portfolio, and McDermott International (NYSE: MDR), down 38% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO), Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES), and Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO).

Value Alerts were issued this week for:
There were no value alerts issued this week.

Please note that worksheets are updated basis the most current SEC 10-K ANNUAL filing. To access any worksheet in this post, click on the associated company name. Thanx.

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Performance - Week Ending 12/05/2014

December 06, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HBI , CAT , UA

The Wax Ink Portfolio was up 0.6% for the week.

By comparison, the Dow was up 0.7%, the Nasdaq was down 0.2%, the S&P 500 was up 0.4%, the Russell 2000 was op 0.8%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 11.3%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 7.3%, the Dow is up 8.3%, the Nasdaq is up 14.5%, the S&P 500 is up 12.3%, the Russell 2000 is up 1.6%, and the VIX is lower by 13.8%.

The portfolio breakdown remains roughly 50% equities, 50% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change to the total number of shares held.

This week's portfolio winners were infrastructure materials supplier LB Foster (Nasdaq: FSTR), up 8%, municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), up 6%, container maker Myers Industries (NYSE: MYE), up 4%.

This week's portfolio losers were offshore construction contractor McDermott International (NYSE: MDR), down 6%, oil refiner HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: SWM), down 2%, and We Make Everything company General Electric (NYSE: GE), down 2%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 29% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 52% since being added to the portfolio, and McDermott International (NYSE:

MDR), down 15% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Mine Safety Appliances Company (NYSE: MSA), Honeywell International (NYSE: HON), Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP), Hanesbrands, Inc. (NYSE: HBI), Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA), Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE: CAT).

Value Alerts were issued this week for:
There were no value alerts issued this week.

Please note that worksheets are updated basis the most current SEC 10-K ANNUAL filing. To access any worksheet in this post, click on the associated company name. Thanx.

Wax

Wax Ink is a baseline equity research company not licensed or registered with any government agency
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Performance - Week Ending 11/28/2014

November 29, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: BCR , PNR , EAC

The Wax Ink Portfolio was down 1.2% for the week.

By comparison, the Dow was up 0.1%, the Nasdaq was up 1.7%, the S&P 500 was up 0.2%, the Russell 2000 was op 0.1%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was up 3.3%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 7.9%, the Dow is up 7.6%, the Nasdaq is up 14.7%, the S&P 500 is up 11.9%, the Russell 2000 is up 0.8%, and the VIX is lower by 2.8%.

The portfolio breakdown remains roughly 50% equities, 50% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change to the total number of shares held.

This week's portfolio winners were small tool maker The LS Starrett Company (NYSE: SCX), up 4%, tire and rubber king Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (NYSE: GT), up 4%, and tire and drug maker Cubist (Nasdaq: CBST), up 3%.

This week's portfolio losers were offshore construction contractor McDermott International (NYSE: MDR), down 16%, oil refiner HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: SWM), down 8%, and agricultural chemical company Agrium (NYSE: AGU), down 5%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 31% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 55% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS), Ingersoll-Rand, plc (NYSE: IR), CR Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR), Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR), and Erikson Incorporated (NYSE: EAC).

Value Alerts were issued this week for:
There were no value alerts issued this week.

Please note that worksheets are updated basis the most current SEC 10-K ANNUAL filing. To access any worksheet in this post, click on the associated company name. Thanx.

Wax

Wax Ink is a baseline equity research company not licensed or registered with any government agency
Copyright © 2014 Wax Ink  [more]

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Performance - Week Ending 11/21/2014

November 22, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: DSCI , DEPO , PENN

The Wax Ink Portfolio was up 0.5% for the week.

By comparison, the Dow was up 1.0%, the Nasdaq was up 0.5%, the S&P 500 was up 1.2%, the Russell 2000 was down 0.1%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 3.1%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 6.7%, the Dow is up 7.4%, the Nasdaq is up 12.8%, the S&P 500 is up 11.6%, the Russell 2000 is up 0.8%, and the VIX is lower by 6.0%.

The portfolio breakdown remains roughly 50% equities, 50% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change to the total number of shares held.

This week's portfolio winners were container maker Myers Industries (NYSE: MYE), up 6%, oil refiner HollyFrontier (NYSE: HFC), up 4%, and tire and drug maker Cubist (Nasdaq: CBST), up 4%.

This week's portfolio losers were infrastructure supplier LB Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR), down 6%, cigarette paper maker Schweiter-Maudit International (NYSE: SWM), down 5%, and small tool maker The LS Starrett Company (NYSE: SCX), down 5%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 30% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 52% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Derma Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCI), Delux Corporation. (NYSE: DLX), DepotMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: DEPO), Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN), Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI).

Value Alerts were issued this week for:
There were no value alerts issued this week.

Please note that worksheets are updated basis the most current SEC 10-K ANNUAL filing. To access any worksheet in this post, click on the associated company name. Thanx.

Wax

Wax Ink is a baseline equity research company not licensed or registered with any government agency
Copyright © 2014 Wax Ink  [more]

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Performance - Week Ending 11/14/2014

November 15, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: LAWS , ARG , WFM

The Wax Ink Portfolio was down 0.2% for the week. By comparison, the Dow was up 0.3%, the Nasdaq was up 1.2%, the S&P 500 was up 0.4%, the Russell 2000 was unchanged, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was up 1.4%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 7.2%, the Dow is up 6.4%, the Nasdaq is up 12.3%, the S&P 500 is up 10.4%, the Russell 2000 is up 0.9%, and the VIX is lower by 3.0%.

The portfolio breakdown remains roughly 50% equities, 50% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change to the total number of shares held.

This week's portfolio winners were trucking company McDermott International (NYSE: MDR), up 6%, agricultural chemicals company Agrium (NYSE: AGU), up 2%, and tire and rubber king Goodyear Tire and Rubber (NYSE: GT), up 2%.

This week's portfolio losers were crude oil refiner Holly Frontier (NYSE: HFC), down 4%, and infrastructure supplier LB Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR), down 2%, and drug maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: CBST), down 2%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 29% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 54% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLOW), The Greenbriar Companies, Inc. (NYSE: GBX), Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE: TRN), Lawson Products, Inc. (NYSE: LAWS), Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), Whole Food Market, Inc. (NYSE: WFM).

Value Alerts were issued this week for:
There were no value alerts issued this week.

Please note that worksheets are updated basis the most current SEC 10-K ANNUAL filing. To access any worksheet in this post, click on the associated company name. Thanx.

Wax

Wax Ink is a baseline equity research company not licensed or registered with any government agency
Copyright © 2014 Wax Ink  [more]

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