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May 2014

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Performance - Week Ending 05/30/2014

May 31, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: FSTR , GT , CBST

The Wax Ink Portfolio was up 0.3% for the week. By comparison, the Dow was up 0.7%, the Nasdaq was up 1.4%, the S&P 500 was up 1.2%, the Russell 2000 was up 0.7%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 0.4%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 1.2%, the Dow is up 0.8%, the Nasdaq is up 1.6%, the S&P 500 is up 4.1%, the Russell 2000 is down 2.5%, and the VIX is lower by 16.9%.

The portfolio breakdown is 65% equities, 35% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change in the total shares held.

This week's winners were infrastructure supplier LB Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR), up 3%, pharmaceutical company Cubist Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: CBST), up 3%, and rubber and tire king The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (NYSE: GT), up 3%.

This week's punch bowl floaters were small tool maker The LS Starrett Company (NYSE: SCX), down 4%, after market auto parts company Dorman Products (Nasdaq: DORM), down 2%, and cigarette paper maker Schweiter-Maudit International(NYSE: SWM), down 2%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 35% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 25% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Ultra Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: UPL), McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR), Dawson Geophysical Company (Nasdaq: DWSN), Matrix Service Company. (Nasdaq: MTRX), Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE: SN), Aegion Corporation (Nasdaq: AEGN), and National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV).

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.

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Performance - Week Ending 05/23/2014

May 24, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: WOR , GFF , FSTR

The Wax Ink Portfolio was up 0.9% for the week. By comparison, the Dow was up 0.7%, the Nasdaq was up 2.3%, the S&P 500 was up 1.2%, the Russell 2000 was up 2.1%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 8.7%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 1.5%, the Dow is up 0.2%, the Nasdaq is up 0.2%, the S&P 500 is up 2.8%, the Russell 2000 is down 3.2%, and the VIX is lower by 17.2%.

The portfolio breakdown is 65% equities, 35% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change in the total shares held.

This week's winners were cylinder maker Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR), up 5%, building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), up 5%, and infrastructure supplier LB Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR), up 4%.

This week's punch bowl floaters were chicken grease collector Darling International (NYSE: DAR), down 2%, refiner Holly Frontier (NYSE: HFC), 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 35% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 25% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Integra Life Sciences Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: IART), NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC), EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NPO), The Dixie Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DXYN), and Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO).

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.

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Performance - Week Ending 05/16/2014

May 17, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: SCX , MYE , WOR

The Wax Ink Portfolio was down 0.1% for the week. By comparison, the Dow was down 0.6%, the Nasdaq was up 0.5%, the S&P 500 was unchanged, the Russell 2000 was down 0.4%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 3.7%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 2.4%, the Dow is down 0.5%, the Nasdaq is down 2.1%, the S&P 500 is up 1.6%, the Russell 2000 is down 5.2%, and the VIX is lower by 9.3%.

The portfolio breakdown is 65% equities, 35% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change in the total shares held.

This week's winners were were small tool maker The LS Starett Company (NYSE: SCX), up 12%, container manufacturer Myers Industries (NYSE: MYE), up 6%, and cylinder maker Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR), up 3%.

This week's punch bowl floaters engineering and technical services contractor URS Corporation (NYSE: URS), down 7%, chicken grease collector Darling International (NYSE: DAR), down 4%, and after market auto parts maker Dorman Products(Nasdaq: DORM), down 3%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 38% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 26% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Transocean, Ltd. (NYSE: RIG), Attwood Oceanics (NYSE: ATW), E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD), Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS), Vertex Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTNR), Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), Gulf Island Fabricators, Inc. (Nasdaq: GIFI).

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.

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Wax Ink is a baseline equity research company not licensed or registered with any government agency
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Performance - Week Ending 05/09/2014

May 10, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MYE , DAR , IRF

The Wax Ink Portfolio was down 2.3% for the week. By comparison, the Dow was up 0.4%, the Nasdaq was down 1.3%, the S&P 500 was down 0.1%, the Russell 2000 was down 1.9%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was up 0.1%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 2.3%, the Dow is unchanged, the Nasdaq is down 2.5%, the S&P 500 is up 1.6%, the Russell 2000 is down 4.8%, and the VIX is lower by 5.8%.

The portfolio breakdown is 65% equities, 35% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change in the total shares held.

This week's winners were container maker Myers Industries (NYSE: MYE), up 6%, chicken grease collector Darling International (NYSE: DAR), up 3%, and semiconductor maker International Rectifier (NYSE: IRF), up 2%.

This week's turds in the punch bowl were small tool maker The LS Starett Company (NYSE: SCX), down 7%, after market auto parts maker Dorman Products (Nasdaq: DORM), down 6%, and drug maker Cubist Pharmaceutials (Nasdaq: CBST), down 6%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 37% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 25% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD), Aceto Corporation (Nasdaq: ACET), International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), Diamondback Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FANG), Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU), Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA), WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WPX), Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN).

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.

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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 05/02/2014

May 03, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CBST , GFF , KAMN

The Wax Ink Portfolio was up 1.2% for the week. By comparison, the Dow was up 0.9%, the Nasdaq was up 1.2%, the S&P 500 was up 1.0%, the Russell 2000 was up 0.5%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 8.2%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is unchanged, the Dow is down 0.4%, the Nasdaq is down 1.3%, the S&P 500 is up 1.8%, the Russell 2000 is down 3.0%, and the VIX is lower by 5.9%.

The portfolio breakdown is 65% equities, 35% cash, and 0% bonds. There was no change in the total shares held.

This week's winners were drug maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: CBST), up 14%, building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), up 7%, and industrial/aerospace parts maker Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), up 4%.

This week's losers were municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 10%, rubber and tire company maker The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (NYSE: GT), down 8%, and container maker Myers Industries (NYSE: MYE), down 6%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 36% since being added to the portfolio, and municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 23% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Snyder-Lance, Inc. (Nasdaq: LNCE), Monster Beverage Corporation (Nasdaq: MNST), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY), Cambrex Corporation (NYSE: CBM), Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS), Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB), Haliburton Company (Nasdaq: HAL), Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: KEG).

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.

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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