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  • July 2010 Stock Picks
    Stock Name SYM Exch. Sector Industry Date Picked Pick Price
    (per share)
    ASG
    Apple Computer Inc.   AAPL    NASD   Technology   Computer Hardware 07/02/10 $246.94   51.26 (VERY GOOD)  
    Hasbro Inc.   HAS    NYSE   Consumer Cyclical   Recreational Products 07/16/10 $39.50   55.08 (VERY GOOD)  

        

          Apple Computer Inc. (NASD: AAPL) offers a range of personal computing products, mobile communication devices, and portable digital music and video players, as well as a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions and various third-party hardware and software products. The Company designs, develops, and markets to Mac and Windows users its iPhone mobile communication devices and its family of iPod digital music and video players, along with related accessories and services, including the online distribution of third-party digital content and applications through the Company’s iTunes Store. In addition, the Company offers its own software products, including Mac OS X, the Company’s proprietary operating system software for the Mac; server software and related solutions; professional application software; and consumer, education, and business oriented application software.

    The stock's price gained 4.7% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 5.0%); 17.2% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 27.6 %); and 76.4% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 135.9%). The Company is classified as a large-cap growth company (with a market cap of $224.70B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 2 (Less than Average). The Company was founded in 1977. The  Company's principal executive offices are located Cupertino, California. The Company  has 34,300 employees.

    Sector: Technology Industry: Computer Hardware;    Ticker: AAPL;     Exch: NASD;     07/02/10 Closing Price: $246.94

    STOCK GRADE (ASG):  51.26  (VERY GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 2 (Less than Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     33.97%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     21.15%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     14.44%
    . . . EPS:     33.86%
    . . . Price:     76.36%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:     20.93
    . . . Earnings/Share:     11.80
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 07/02/2010:    $246.94

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $246.94) is under the 13-day EMA and the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $258.59) and the  50-day EMA (of $254.25) by -4.51% and -2.88% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 07/02/2010:      $258.59
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 07/02/2010:      $254.25
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (Current) . . . Current Price       Quote
    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

    SPECIAL NOTE:

    1. This is the second instance that Apple Computer Inc. was picked by ACE'S. The stock was first picked by ACE'S on September 2007.

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         Hasbro Inc. (NYSE: HAS) brings to the worldwide market an array of children’s and family leisure time products and services. The Company's product offerings encompass a broad variety of games, including traditional board, card, hand-held electronic, trading card, role-playing and DVD games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles. These products ranges from traditional to high-tech and digital, under well-known brand names such as TRANSFORMERS, PLAYSKOOL, NERF, LITTLEST PET SHOP, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, CRANIUM and WIZARDS OF THE COAST.

    The stock's price gained -0.90% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's -32.3%); 22.8% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 32.4 %); and 59.5% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 148.5%). The Company is classified as a mid-cap growth company (with a market cap of $5.75B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 2 (Less than Average). The Company was founded in 1923 and has their principal executive offices in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The Company  has 5,800 employees.

    Sector: Consumer CyclicalIndustry: Recreational Products;    Ticker: HAS;     Exch: NYSE;     07/16/10 Closing Price: $39.50

    STOCK GRADE (ASG):  55.08  (VERY GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 2 (Less than Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     27.15%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     10.05%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:       1.15%
    . . . EPS:     23.90%
    . . . Price:     79.50%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:     14.38
    . . . Earnings/Share:       2.75
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 07/16/2010:    $39.50

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $39.50) is under the 13-day EMA and the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $41.14) and the  50-day EMA (of $40.60) by -4.15% and -2.79% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 07/16/2010:      $41.14
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 07/16/2010:      $40.60
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (Current) . . . Current Price       Quote
    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

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    August 2010 Stock Picks
    Stock Name SYM Exch. Sector Industry Date Picked Pick Price
    (per share)
    ASG
    Deckers Outdoor Corp.   DECK    NASD   Consumer Cyclical   Footwear 08/06/10 $49.42   45.14 ( GOOD)  
    Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A.   CCU    NYSE   Consumer Non-Cyclical   Beverages - Alcoholic 08/13/10 $52.93   52.20 (VERY GOOD)  

     

            Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NASD: DECK) is a designer, producer, marketer, and brand manager of quality and innovative footwear and accessories. The Company sell its products, including accessories such as handbags, headwear, and outerwear, through quality domestic retailers and international distributors and directly to end-user consumers, both domestically and internationally, through its websites, call centers, retail concept stores and retail outlet stores. The Company seek to differentiate its brands and products by offering diverse lines that emphasize authenticity, functionality, quality and comfort and products tailored to a variety of activities, seasons and demographic groups.

    The stock's price gained 16.4% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 15.7%); 53.6% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 76.9 %); and 125.3% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 139.1%). The
    Company is classified as a mid-cap growth company (with a market cap of $1.91B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The Company was founded in 1975 and has their principal executive offices in Goleta, California. The Company  has 1,000 employees.

    Sector: Consumer Cyclical Industry: Footwear;    Ticker: DECK;     Exch: NASD;     08/06/10 Closing Price: $49.420

    STOCK GRADE (ASG):  45.14  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     27.71%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     14.77%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     17.95%
    . . . EPS:     58.70%
    . . . Price:  125.25%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:     15.05
    . . . Earnings/Share:       3.28
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 08/06/2010:    $49.42

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $49.42) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $49.52) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $48.50) by -0.20% and 1.89% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 08/06/2010:      $49.52
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 08/06/2010:      $48.50
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (Current) . . . Current Price       Quote
    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

    SPECIAL NOTE:

    1. This is the second instance that Deckers Outdoor Corp. was picked by ACE'S. The stock was first picked by ACE'S on June 2007.

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         Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. (NYSE: CCU) is a diversified beverage company operating principally in Chile and Argentina. It is estimated that the Company's share of the Chilean beer market by volume was approximately 86% for the years 2007 and 2008, and 85% in 2009.  The Company also produce and sell carbonated soft drink, mineral water, purified water, nectar, sports and energy drinks and tea products in Chile, including proprietary brands and brands produced under license from PepsiCo, Schweppes Holdings Ltd., Promarca and Nestlé Chile S.A.. It is estimated that the Company's Chilean soft drinks market share by volume, not including nectars, was approximately 19% in 2007, 19% in 2008 and 20% in 2009 and that the Company's mineral water market share by volume was 63% in 2007, 61% in 2008 and 62% in 2009.

    The stock's price gained 26.3% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 36.5%); 40.2% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 51.3 %); and 53.2% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 131.3%). The Company is classified as a mid-cap growth company (with a market cap of $3.37B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 2 (Less than Average). The Company was founded in 1850 and has their principal executive offices in Santiago, Chile. The Company
     has 4,419 employees.

    Sector: Consumer Non-CyclicalIndustry: Beverages - Alcoholic;    Ticker: CCU;     Exch: NYSE;     08/13/10 Closing Price: $52.93

    STOCK GRADE (ASG):  52.20  (VERY GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 2 (Less than Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     23.94%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     15.18%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     14.26%
    . . . EPS:       1.17%
    . . . Price:    53.24%
    . . . Dividend:    33.70%
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    14.50
    . . . Earnings/Share:      3.65
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 08/13/2010:    $52.93

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $52.93) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $53.39) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $49.22) by -0.87% and 7.01% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 08/13/2010:      $53.39
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 08/13/2010:      $49.22
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (Current) . . . Current Price       Quote
    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

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    September 2010 Stock Picks
    Stock Name SYM Exch. Sector Industry Date Picked Pick Price
    (per share)
    ASG
    El Dorado Corp.   EGO    NYSE   Basic Materials   Gold & Silver 09/10/10 $18.98   51.26 (VERY GOOD)  
    SXC Health Solutions Corp.   SXCI    NASD   Technology   Software & Programming 09/17/10 $77.36   41.31 (GOOD)  
    Maidenform Brands Inc.   MFB    NYSE   Consumer Cyclical   Apparel\Accessories 09/24/10 $28.28   43.61 (GOOD)  

       El Dorado Gold Corp. (NYSE: EGO) produce, develop and explore for gold. The Company is also engaged in the acquisition of gold properties. The Company's business is presently focused in Brazil, Turkey and China. The Company produce gold through the mining and processing of ore. The Company has one mine in production, fully-owned São Bento located near Santa Barbara, Brazil. The Company key development properties, are Kisladag located near Usak, Turkey and TJS located in Qinghai Province, China.

    The stock's price gained 9.9% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 20.8%); 44.8% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 65.0 %); and 58.7% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 80.4%). TheCompany is classified as a mid-cap growth company (with a market cap of $10.38B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The Company was founded in 1996 and has their principal executive offices in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company
     has 2,636 employees.

    Sector: Basic MaterialsIndustry: Gold & Silver;    Ticker: EGO;     Exch: NYSE;     09/10/10 Closing Price: $18.98

    STOCK GRADE (ASG):  51.26  (VERY GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:       9.74%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     28.79%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     25.15%
    . . . EPS:       0.37%
    . . . Price:    65.48%
    . . . Dividend:       NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    51.16
    . . . Earnings/Share:      0.37
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 09/10/2010:    $18.98

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $18.98) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $19.00) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $17.88) by -0.12% and 6.15% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 09/10/2010:      $19.00
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 09/10/2010:      $17.88
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (Current) . . . Current Price       Quote
    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

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           SXC Health Solutions Corporation's (NASD: SXCI) products and services includes pharmacy benefits management, drug dispensing and analysis, pharmacy network management and clinical programs. The Company's customers include pharmacy benefit managers, managed care organizations, retail pharmacy chains, and independent and mail order pharmacies.

    The stock's price gained 3.7% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 17.3%); 19.3% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 3.5 %); and 79.1% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 39.7%). The Company is classified as a small-cap growth company (with a market cap of $4.70B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The Company
    was founded in 1993 and has their principal executive offices in Lisle, IL. The Company  has 935 employees.

    Sector: TechnologyIndustry: Software & Programming;    Ticker: SXCI;     Exch: NASD;     09/17/10 Closing Price: $77.36

    STOCK GRADE (ASG):  41.31  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     16.08%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:       3.32%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     66.71%
    . . . EPS:  166.28%
    . . . Price:    86.05%
    . . . Dividend:       NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    79.26
    . . . Earnings/Share:      0.98
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 09/17/2010:    $77.36

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $77.36) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $79.06) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $75.44) by -2.15% and 2.55% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 09/17/2010:      $79.06
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 09/17/2010:      $75.44
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (Current) . . . Current Price       Quote
    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

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          Maidenform Brands Inc. (NYSE: MFB) design and market an extensive range of intimate apparel products, including bras, panties and shapewear. The Company sell its products through department stores, national chain stores, warehouse clubs, specialty retailers, foreign distributors, company-operated outlet stores, and websites. Through the last five years, the Company have increased its net sales and profitability with net sales growing from $382.2 million in 2005 to $466.3 million in 2009.

    The stock's price gained 33.9% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 33.7%); 30.2% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 10.0 %); and 76.1% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 99.3%). The Company is classified as a small-cap value company (with a market cap of $652.7M) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The Company was founded in 1922 and has their principal executive offices in Bayonne, New Jersey. The Company
     has 1,175 employees.

    Sector: Consumer CyclicalIndustry: Apparel/Accessories;    Ticker: MFB;     Exch: NYSE;     09/24/10 Closing Price: $28.28

    STOCK GRADE (ASG):  43.61  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     32.87%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:       9.34%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     12.75%
    . . . EPS:     47.93%
    . . . Price:    76.09%
    . . . Dividend:       NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    13.55
    . . . Earnings/Share:      2.09
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 09/24/2010:    $28.28

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $28.28) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $28.33) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $26.40) by -0.18% and 7.11% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 09/24/2010:      $28.33
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 09/24/2010:      $26.40
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
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    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

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    October 2010 Stock Picks
    Stock Name SYM Exch. Sector Industry Date Picked Pick Price
    (per share)
    ASG
    Balchem Corp.   BCPC    NASD   Basic Materials   Chemical Manufacturing 10/08/10 $29.28   52.79 (VERY GOOD)  
    F5 Networks, Inc.   FFIV    NASD   Technology   Computer Networks 10/15/10 $97.20   48.20 (GOOD)  
    Tractor Supply Co.   TSCO    NASD   Services   Retail - Home Improvement 10/22/10 $38.32   53.55 (VERY GOOD)  

     

         Balchem Corp. (NASD: BCPC) makes specialty products for the food, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and the global market.

    The stock's price gained 13.7% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 24.5%); 17.6% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's -1.3%); and 54.0% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 60.3%). The Company is classified as a small-cap growth company (with a market cap of $829.24M) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 2 (Less than Average). The Company was founded in 1967 and has their principal executive offices in New Hampton, New York. The Company
     has 337 employees.

    Sector: Basic MaterialsIndustry: Chemical Manufacturing;    Ticker:BCPC;     Exch: NASD;     10/08/10 Closing Price: $29.28

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 52.79  (VERY GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 2 (Less than Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     19.57%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     12.43%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     -5.44%
    . . . EPS:    38.88%
    . . . Price:    54.00%
    . . . Dividend:    50.01%
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    29.37
    . . . Earnings/Share:      1.00
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 10/08/2010:    $29.28

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $29.28) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $30.13) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $27.82) by -2.82% and 5.24% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 10/08/2010:      $30.13
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 10/08/2010:      $27.82
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
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          F5 Networks, Inc. (NASD: FFIV) provides technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance and availability of network resources.

    The stock's price gained 27.3% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 43.0%); 46.7% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 63.3%); and 123.0% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 165.2%). The Company is classified as a mid-cap growth company (with a market cap of $7.82B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The Company
    was founded in 1996 and has their principal executive offices in Seattle, Washington. The Company has 1,646 employees.

    Sector: TechnologyIndustry: Computer Networks;    Ticker: FFIV;     Exch: NASD;     10/15/10 Closing Price: $97.20

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 48.20  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     15.30%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     16.35%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:       0.45%
    . . . EPS:    28.30%
    . . . Price:  123.04%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    59.78
    . . . Earnings/Share:      1.63
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 10/15/2010:    $97.20

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $97.20) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $98.21) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $94.73) by -1.03% and 2.61% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).
    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 10/15/2010:      $98.21
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 10/15/2010:      $94.73
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (Current) . . . Current Price       Quote
    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

    SPECIAL NOTE:

    1. This is the second instance that F5 Networks Inc. was picked by ACE'S. The stock was first picked by ACE'S on December 2009.

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           Tractor Supply Co. (NASD: TSCO) supplies equine, pet and small animal products; hardware and seasonal products (including lawn and garden power equipment);t truck, towing and tool products; and work/recreational clothing and footwear to recreational farmers and ranchers in rural areas..

    The stock's price gained 9.9% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 31.5%); 9.9% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's -16.8%); and 61.0% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 63.1%). The Company is classified as a mid-cap value company (with a market cap of $2.78B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 2 (Less than Average). The
    Company was founded in 1938 and has their principal executive offices in Brentwood, Tennessee. The Company has 7,600 employees.

    Sector: Services Industry: Retail - Home Improvement;    Ticker: TSCO;     Exch: NASD;     10/22/10 Closing Price: $38.32

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 53.55  (VERY GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 2 (Less than Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     19.72%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:       4.31%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:       6.62%
    . . . EPS:     44.07%
    . . . Price:     51.15%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    19.40
    . . . Earnings/Share:      1.98
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 10/22/2010:    $38.32

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $38.32) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $38.60) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $37.47) by -0.73% and 2.27% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 10/22/2010:      $38.60
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 10/22/2010:      $37.47
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (Current) . . . Current Price       Quote
    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

    SPECIAL NOTE:

    1. This is the second instance that Tractor Supply Co. was picked by ACE'S. The stock was first picked by ACE'S on November 11, 2002.

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    November 2010 Stock Picks
    Stock Name SYM Exch. Sector Industry Date Picked Pick Price
    (per share)
    ASG
    Tibco Software Inc.   TIBX    NASD   Technology   Software & Programming 11/12/10 $19.09   41.31 (GOOD)  
    Intuit Inc.   INTU    NASD   Technology   Software & Programming 11/19/10 $49.73   49.73 (GOOD)  
    Netapp Inc.   NTAP    NASD   Technology   Computer Storage Devices 11/26/10 $51.05   45.14 (GOOD)  

         Tibco Software Inc. (NASD: TIBX) makes software that enables their user to create flexible, configurable applications from software infrastructure.

    The stock's price gained 44.4% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 51.5%); 57.4% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 53.1%); and 108.6% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 78.0%). The Company is classified as a mid-cap growth company (with a market cap of $3.19B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The Company was founded in 1997 and has their principal executive offices in Palo Alto, California. The Company
     has 2097 employees.

    Sector: TechnologyIndustry: Software & Programming;    Ticker: TIBX;     Exch: NASD;     11/12/10 Closing Price: $19.09

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 41.31  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

     

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:       9.21%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     10.21%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     -3.58%
    . . . EPS:    26.75%
    . . . Price:  120.97%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    45.02
    . . . Earnings/Share:      0.42
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 11/12/2010:    $19.09

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $19.09) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $19.34) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $17.80) by -1.29% and 7.27% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 11/12/2010:      $19.34
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 11/12/2010:      $17.80
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
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          Intuit Inc. (NASD: INTU) provides products and services that simplifies personal finance and small business management.

    The stock's price gained 0.7% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 37.8%); 28.3% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 40.1%); and 48.4% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 35.2%). The Company is classified as a large-cap growth company (with a market cap of $14.27B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 2 (Less than Average). The Company was founded in 1983 and has their principal executive offices in Mountain View, California. The Company has 7,700 employees.

    Sector: TechnologyIndustry: Software & Programming;    Ticker: INTU;     Exch: NASD;     11/19/10 Closing Price: $44.93

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 49.73  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 2 (Less than Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

     

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     20.05%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     16.61%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     11.13%
    . . . EPS:    22.44%
    . . . Price:    63.19%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    25.44
    . . . Earnings/Share:      1.77
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 11/19/2010:    $44.93

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $44.93) is under the 13-day EMA and the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $47.54) and the  50-day EMA (of $46.21) by -5.49% and -2.77% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 11/19/2010:      $47.54
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 11/19/2010:      $46.21
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
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    Price / Share (Historical) . . . Historical Price       Quote

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        Netapp, Inc. (NASD: NTAP) provides products and services for storing, managing, protecting and archiving business data..

    The stock's price gained 23.2% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 83.9%); 35.5% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 75.2%); and 62.3% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 135.4%). The Company is classified as a mid-cap growth company (with a market cap of $18.23B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The
    Company was founded in 1992 and has their principal executive offices in Sunnyvale, California. The Company has 8333 employees.

    Sector: Technology Industry: Computer Storage Devices;    Ticker: NTAP;     Exch: NASD;     11/26/10 Closing Price: $51.05

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 45.14  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

     

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     20.44%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     11.59%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     15.41%
    . . . EPS:   487.17%
    . . . Price:    62.32%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    37.68
    . . . Earnings/Share:      1.36
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 11/26/2010:    $51.05

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $51.05) is under the 13-day EMA and the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $52.29) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $50.84) by -2.37% and 0.42% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 11/26/2010:      $52.29
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 11/26/2010:      $50.84
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
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    December 2010 Stock Picks
    Stock Name SYM Exch. Sector Industry Date Picked Pick Price
    (per share)
    ASG
    Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.   CMG    NYSE   Services   Restaurants 12/03/10 $235.95   46.67 (GOOD)  
    Fossil, Inc.   FOSL    NASD   Consumer Cyclical   Jewelry & Silverware 12/17/10 $71.32   41.31 (GOOD)  
    Lindsay Corp.   LNN    NYSE   Capital Goods   Construction & Agricultural Machinery 12/24/10 $61.82   46.67 (GOOD)  
    NetScout Systems Inc.   NTCT    NASD   Technology   Computer Networks 12/31/10 $23.01   40.55 (GOOD)  

     

         Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) operates restaurants in North America that serves specialty menu of tacos, burritos, salads and burrito bowls.

    The stock's price gained 44.3% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 41.0%); 64.1% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 84.8%); and 183.6% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 161.2%). The Company is classified as a small-cap growth company (with a market cap of $7.30B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 2 (Less than Average). The
    Company was founded in 1993 and has their principal executive offices in Denver, Colorado. The Company has 22,250 employees.

    Sector: ServicesIndustry: Restaurants;    Ticker: CMG;     Exch: NYSE;     12/03/10 Closing Price: $235.95

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 46.67  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 2 (Less than Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

     

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     22.75%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:       9.43%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:     14.00%
    . . . EPS:     67.48%
    . . . Price:  183.56%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    45.67
    . . . Earnings/Share:      5.17
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 12/03/2010:    $235.95

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $235.95) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $244.29) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $215.32) by -3.41% and 9.58% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 12/03/2010:      $244.29
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 12/03/2010:      $215.32
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
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            Fossil, Inc. (NASD: CMG) design, produce and distribute an extensive line of men's and women's fashion accessories.

    The stock's price gained 38.3% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 58.2%); 76.0% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 66.0%); and 113.1% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 152.9%). The Company is classified as a mid-cap growth company (with a market cap of $4.64B) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The
    Company was founded in 1984 and has their principal executive offices in Richardson, Texas. The Company has 7,900 employees.

    Sector: Consumer Cyclical Industry: Jewelry & SilverwarE;    Ticker: FOSL;     Exch: NASD;     12/17/10 Closing Price: $71.32

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 41.31  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

     

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     23.46%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     12.30%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:      -2.22%
    . . . EPS:       2.55%
    . . . Price:  113.09%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    21.20
    . . . Earnings/Share:      3.36
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 12/17/2010:    $71.32

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $71.32) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $71.47) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $65.16) by -0.21% and 9.45% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

    . . .    
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 12/17/2010:      $71.47
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 12/17/2010:      $65.16
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . .       Current:
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         Lindsay Corp. (NYSE: LNN) design and manufacture irrigation systems for the agricultural industry.

    The stock's price gained 45.5% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 76.3%); 76.7% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 163.4%); and 45.6% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 181.8%). The Company is classified as a small-cap growth company (with a market cap of $774.36M) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 2 (Less than Average). The
    Company was founded in 1954 and has their principal executive offices in Omaha, Nebraska. The Company has 891 employees.

    Sector: Capital GoodsIndustry: Construction & Agricultural Machinery;    Ticker: LNN;     Exch: NYSE;     12/24/10 Closing Price: $61.82

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 46.67  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 2 (Less than Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

     

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     11.37%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:       6.94%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:       6.61%
    . . . EPS:     78.09%
    . . . Price:     45.63%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    31.29
    . . . Earnings/Share:      1.98
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 12/24/2010:    $61.82

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $61.82) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $65.21) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $59.85) by -5.19% and 3.30% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

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    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 12/24/2010:      $65.21
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 12/24/2010:      $59.85
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         NetScout Systems Inc. (NASD: NTCT) sells and supports network performance management solutions.

    The stock's price gained 10.4% over the past 3 months (vs. the Industry's 34.2%); 67.4% over the past 6 months (vs. the  Industry's 104.7%); and 57.4% over the past 12 months (vs. the Industry's 96.8%). The Company is classified as a small-cap growth company (with a market cap of $969.20M) that is rated to outperform the market over the next six months with a Risk Level of 3 (Average). The
    Company was founded in 1984 and has their principal executive offices in Westford, Massachusetts. The Company has 791 employees.

    Sector: TechnologyIndustry: Computer Networks;    Ticker: NTCT;     Exch: NASD;     12/31/10 Closing Price: $23.01

    STOCK GRADE (ASG): 40.55  (GOOD)             
    BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SUMMARY; KEY STATS (Yahoo)
    EXPANDED BUSINESS DESCRIPTION (Reuters)
    STOCK INFO/RESEARCH (MSN)
    COMPETITORS
    (CNN Money)
    OWNERSHIP (MSN)
    KEY DEVELOPMENTS (MSN), RECENT NEWS (MSN) & HEADLINES  (Yahoo)
    HISTORICAL PRICES (Yahoo) PRICE CHART (BigCharts)
    RISK LEVEL: 3 (Average) (MSN)
    COMPANY'S WEB SITE

     

    Management's Effectiveness (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Return on Equity:     11.71%
    Profitability (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Profit Margin:     11.11%
    Stock's Growth Record (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Revenue:      -2.71%
    . . . EPS:     35.96%
    . . . Price:     57.39%
    . . . Dividend:      NA
    PE & EPS (Trailing 12 Mo.) . . . Price/Earnings:    31.56
    . . . Earnings/Share:      0.73
    Price / Share (Pick Date, Closing Price) . . . Pick Date 12/31/2010:    $23.01

    COMMENT: The stock's pick price (of $23.01) is under the 13-day EMA and over the 50-day EMA price range; i.e., lower than
     the 13-day EMA price (of $23.32) and higher than the  50-day EMA (of $22.54) by -1.34% and 2.10% respectively. This suggests that the pick price IS presently timely AND advantageous buy price for the stock.  (Note: A stock's EMA price changes with time. SEE also: ACE'S report  ACE'S "Timely" & "Untimely" Stocks - How to Use and How They Perform" ).

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    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . . 12/31/2010:      $23.32
    Price / Share (50-day EMA) . . . 12/31/2010:      $22.54
    Price / Share (13-day EMA) . . .       Current:
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