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50 Stockdiagnostics Upgrades Acquired In Year

|Includes:ACOM, ALNC, ANNB, CAG, CW, CYBI, CYMI, DUSA, Epoch Holding Corporation (EPHC), HOGS, HUM, LUK, MMR, OUTD, PSSI, PVH, PXP, TPX, WCBO, YDNT
 

 

Company

ticker

Acquirer

date

$Upgrade

$close

time

%return

vs. S&P

Epoch Investment

EPHC

TD Bank Group

12/6/2012

$8.15

$28.00

37m

244%

27.46%

Plains Exp & Prod

PXP

Freeport-McR

12/5/2012

$24.75

$46.31

31m

87%

21.93%

McMoRan Explr

MMR

Freeport-McR

12/5/2012

$13.40

$14.75

9m

10%

4.91%

Young Innovations

YDNT

Linden Capital

12/4/2012

$19.89

$39.50

10ys

99%

49.55%

Ralcorp Holdings

RAH

ConAgra Food

11/27/2012

$52.41

$90.00

40m

72%

54%

Zhongpin

HOGS

CEO Xianfu Zhu

11/26/2012

$11.69

$13.50

30m

15%

33.08%

Outdoor Channel

OUTD

InterMedia Out

11/16/2012

$4.78

$8.00

27m

67%

24.47%

Jefferies Group

JEF

Leucadia Nat.

11/12/2012

$17.63

$19.04

7m

8%

-0.16%

DUSA Pharmaceut

DUSA

Sun Pharmacl

11/8/2012

$3.40

$8.00

12m

135%

15.47%

Metropolitan Health

MDF

Humana

11/5/2012

$3.45

$11.25

27m

226%

31.32%

Williams Control

WMCO

Curtis-Wright

11/1/2012

$10.37

$15.42

15m

49%

27.06%

JDA Software Grp

JDAS

RedPrairie

11/1/2012

$25.83

$45.00

15m

74%

18.52%

Warnaco Group

WRC

PVH Corp

10/31/2012

$34.75

$71.73

59m

106%

-4.25%

PSS World Medical

PSSI

McKesson

10/25/2012

$21.04

$29.00

32m

38%

27.39%

Annapolis Bancorp

ANNB

F.N.B. Corp

10/23/2012

$4.25

$12.04

28m

183%

34.52%

Ancestry.com Inc.

ACOM

Permira Advisr

10/22/2012

$19.59

$32.00

29m

63%

22.37%

Cymer Inc.

CYMI

ASML Holding

10/17/2012

$32.54

$92.99

40m

186%

46.92%

Cybex International

CYBI

UM Holdings

10/17/2012

$0.75

$2.55

14m

240%

24.59%

Alliance Financial

ALNC

NBT Bancorp

10/8/2012

$30.87

$43.12

19m

40%

11.12%

Sealy Corporation

ZZ

Tempur-Pedic

9/27/2012

$2.02

$2.20

6m

9%

2.75%

West Coast Bancp

WCBO

Columbia Bank

9/26/2012

$12.97

$21.11

37m

63%

47%

Mediware information

MEDW

Thom Bravo

9/12/2012

$8.18

$21.86

64m

167%

-4.60%

KSW, Inc.

KSW

Related Cos.

9/11/2012

$2.78

$4.97

24m

79%

33.56%

Kenexa Corp.

KNXA

IBM Corp

8/27/2012

$22.19

$46.00

12m

109%

19.27%

Dollar Thrifty Auto Grp

DTG

HERTZ

8/28/2012

$54.06

$87.08

17m

61%

7.19%

Micronetics Inc.

NOIZ

Mercury

6/11/2012

$7.02

$14.80

8m

111%

19.27%

U.S. Home Systems

USHS

Home Depot

8/7/2012

$4.91

$12.50

12m

155%

27.59%

Authen Tec, Inc.

AUTH

APPLE Comp

7/28/2012

$3.02

$8.42

8m

179%

3.43%

Rail America

RA

Genesee Wy

7/23/2012

$10.37

$27.25

22m

163%

29.79%

Amerigroup Corp.

AGP

WellPoint

7/9/2012

$38.96

$92.00

23m

136%

19.92%

Amylin Pharmaceutica

AMLN

Bristol-Myer

6/29/2012

$12.51

$31.00

13m

145%

1.50%

Integramed America

INMD

SCP, L.P.

6/11/2012

$10.30

$13.68

15m

32%

0.81%

Edgar Online, Inc.

EDGR

R.R.Donnell

5/23/2011

$0.76

$1.08

9m

42%

10.47%

Aribe Inc.

ARBA

SAP

5/22/2011

$7.34

$45.00

72m

513%

-6.81%

Golfsmith It'l Hold,Inc

GOLF

Golf Town

5/14/2012

$4.15

$6.10

14m

47%

2.15%

GTSI Corporation

GTSI

UniCom

5/14/2012

$5.00

$7.71

12m

54%

1.68%

Cost Plus, Inc.

CPWM

BBBY

5/10/2012

$4.58

$22.00

24m

380%

28.64%

Easy Link Service Int

ESIC

Open Text

5/3/2012

$1.80

$7.16

29m

302%

26.97%

Charming Shoppes

CHRS

Ascena R

5/2/2012

$4.18

$7.35

13m

75%

5.57%

Ardea Biosciences Inc

RDEA

AstraZen

4/24/2012

$3.35

$32.00

72m

855%

6.02%

Knology Inc.

KNOL

WOW, Int

4/18/2012

$9.91

$19.75

72m

99%

6.76%

X-Rite, Incorporated

XRIT

Danaher

4/11/2012

$1.97

$5.54

36m

181%

51.49%

Transcend Services

TRCR

Nuance

3/8/2012

$14.64

$29.18

60m

100%

-9.28%

CH Energy Group,Inc

CHG

Fortis

3/6/2012

$50.67

$66.60

9m

31%

4.22%

Sera Care Life Science

SRLS

Linden CP

3/6/2012

$0.90

$3.97

36m

342%

51.98%

Taleo Corporation

TLEO

Oracle

2/10/2012

$8.00

$45.00

36m

469%

54.28%

Pep Boys-Many,Moe,J

PBY

Gores

1/31/2012

$9.58

$15.00

5m

56%

12.92%

Novellus Systems Inc

NVLS

Lam Resear

12/15/2011

$26.00

$44.00

16m

70%

55.95%

Demand Tec, Inc.

DMAN

IBM Corp

12/9/2012

$5.45

$13.20

5m

70%

8.45%

Success Factors, Inc.

SFSF

SAP of GMY

12/4/2011

$7.75

$40.00

36m

416%

-4.10%

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