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December 2014

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Performance - Week Ending 12/26/2014

December 27, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MDR , SCX , ARCB

The Wax Ink Portfolio was up 2.2% for the week.

By comparison, the Dow was up 1.4%, the Nasdaq was up 0.9%, the S&P 500 was up 0.9%, the Russell 2000 was up 1.6%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 12.1%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 12.3%, the Dow is up 8.9%, the Nasdaq is up 15.1%, the S&P 500 is up 13.0%, the Russell 2000 is up 4.4%, and the VIX is higher by 5.7%.

The portfolio breakdown remains roughly 53% cash, 47% equities, and 0% bonds. There was no change to the total number of shares held.

This week's portfolio winners were offshore oilrig contractor McDermott International (NYSE: MDR), up 16%, small tool maker The LS Starrett Company (NYSE: SCX), up 11%, and trucking company ArcBest Corporation (Nasdaq: ARCB), up 7%.

This week's portfolio losers were cigarette paper maker Schweiter-Maudit International (NYSE: SWM), down 1%, chicken grease processor Darling International (NYSE: DAR), down 0.44%, and agricultural chemical company Agrium (NYSE: AGU), down 0.16%.

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

company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 35% since being added to the portfolio, and McDermott International (NYSE: MDR), down

26% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
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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 12/19/2014

December 20, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HP , ATW , HOG

The Wax Ink Portfolio was up 2.9% for the week.

By comparison, the Dow was up 3.0%, the Nasdaq was up 2.4%, the S&P 500 was up 3.4%, the Russell 2000 was up 3.8%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 21.8%.

Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 14.2%, the Dow is up 7.4%, the Nasdaq is up 14.1%, the S&P 500 is up 12.0%, the Russell 2000 is up 2.8%, and the VIX is higher by 20.2%.

The portfolio breakdown remains roughly 47% equities, 53% 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 24%, municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), up 21%, and building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), up 7%.

This week's portfolio loser was cylinder maker Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR), down 15%.

The portfolio's worst performing stocks remain building materials company Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), down 28% since being added to the portfolio, municipal/industrial construction company Layne Christensen (Nasdaq: LAYN), down 37% since being added to the portfolio, and McDermott International (NYSE: MDR), down 37% since being added to the portfolio.

Worksheets were updated this week for:
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO), Helmerich and Payne, Inc. (NYSE: HP), Atwood Oceanics (NYSE: ATW), and Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG).

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 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.

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 12/05/2014

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

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
Copyright © 2014 Wax Ink  [more]

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