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wax's rating is 97.14.

  • Score: 2182.13 (94th percentile)
  • Accuracy: 58.00% (88th percentile)

A player's rating indicates his percentile rank in CAPS. wax is outperforming 97.14% of all CAPS players. A player's score is the total percentage return of all his picks subtracting out the S&P. A player's accuracy is how often that player has made correct predictions.

To calculate a player's rating, we take 2/3 of his score percentile and 1/3 of his accuracy percentile. For further information, read the Player Ratings section of the Help page.

Average Pick Score is a player's total score divided by the total number of picks (active and closed). It represents the player's average return after subtracting out the market's performance.

Average Pick Rating is the average stock rating of a player's total picks. Underperform picks are flip-flopped, so a underperform call on a one-star stock is treated like an outperform call on a five-star stock. This rating reflects how closely your picks are aligned with CAPS ratings.

Ratings last updated at 5:41 PM 12/17/2014.

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Player Rating CAPS Rating

97.14

Rank: 2151 out of 75066
Score: 2,182.13 (+20.32)
Accuracy: 58.00%
Average Pick Score: +41.17
Average Pick Rating:
All-Time Best: DORM +937.42
All-Time Worst: LAYN -133.92

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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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wax's Stock Picks

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TickerCAPS RatingCallTime FrameStart PriceToday (Change)Stock
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ScorePitch
03/17/08 08/25/14 MGI Outperform NS $17.04 $8.99
( +6.14%)
-47.24%+66.15%-113.39 Toggle the visibility of 60-Second Pitch and replies
01/03/08 02/03/14 IIIN Outperform 5Y $10.26 $21.84
( +5.10%)
+112.94%+45.12%+67.82 Toggle the visibility of 60-Second Pitch and replies
09/29/06 11/06/12 GRA Outperform 5Y $13.22 $93.78
( +2.13%)
+609.38%+60.11%+549.27 Toggle the visibility of 60-Second Pitch and replies
03/21/11 GT Outperform 5Y $14.92 $27.23
( +2.72%)
+82.50%+56.00%+26.50 Toggle the visibility of 60-Second Pitch and replies
10/15/10 GE Outperform 5Y $14.69 $24.66
( +0.69%)
+67.87%+70.60%-2.73 Toggle the visibility of 60-Second Pitch and replies
09/05/07 09/01/10 SWM Outperform 5Y $9.52 $40.62
( +0.69%)
+326.60%+43.33%+283.28 Toggle the visibility of 60-Second Pitch and replies
05/10/10 CBST Outperform 5Y $20.40 $97.80
( +1.11%)
+379.41%+74.24%+305.17 Toggle the visibility of 60-Second Pitch and replies
04/05/10 LAYN Outperform 5Y $25.46 $9.35
( +7.84%)
-63.28%+70.65%-133.92 Toggle the visibility of 60-Second Pitch and replies

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