James River Coal Up 1,436% Since August

| About: JAMES RIVER (JRCCQ)

Back in August of last year, things didn't look good for James River Coal Company (JRCC).  After peaking slightly above $50 in 2005, the stock was all the way down to $3.86.  From its August lows to yesterday's close, however, the stock is up a whopping 1,436%.  And this comes from a company who has had 8 straight quarters of negative earnings. 

Have a good look at the chart below, because it doesn't happen too often.

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