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Equities Research Saturday Morning Posts

|Includes:A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS), AXP, CATM, CNL, DPS, DVA, ES, HSNI, LL, LNT, PAA

originally published this morning at Equities Research

7/14/2012

HSN, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSNI) closed yesterday at an all time high @ $42.60. Stockdiagnostics upgraded HSNI @ $37.75 on November8,2011 after the company reported 3rd quarter financials for the period ending September 30,2011. Since the upgrade 9 months ago shares are up 13%
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American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) closed the week @ $57.93. Stockdiagnostics upgraded AXP @ $38.14 (dividend adjusted) on March 9,2010 after the company reported 4th quarter financials for the period ending December 31,2009. SInce the upgrade 28 months ago shares have appreciated 52% vs 21% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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Cleco Corporation (NYSE: CNL) closed at an all time (25 year) high yesterday @ $43.97. Stockdiagnostics upgraded CNL @ $25.78 (dividend adjusted) on May 17,2010 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2010. Since the upgrade 26 months ago shares are up 70%.
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Lumber Liquidators Holding, Inc (NYSE:LL) closed yesterday at an all time high @ $33.74. Stockdiagnostics upgraded LL @ $14.73 on November 1,2011 after the company reported 3rd quarter financials for the period ending September 30,2011. Since the upgrade shares are up 129% in 9 months.
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AO Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) traded at an all time (28 year) high before closing @ $47.74. Stockdiagnostics upgraded AOS @ $19.72 (split and dividend adjusted) after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2009. Since the upgrade 40 months ago shares have gained 152%.
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Cardtronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CATM) traded at an all time high this week before closing yesterday @ $31.17. Stockdiagnostics upgraded CATM @ $3.02 on May 12,2009 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2009. Since the upgrade 38 months ago shares have gained 932%.
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Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) traded yesterday at an all time high before closing @ $44.09. Stockdiagnostics Upgraded DPS @ $20.70 (dividend adjusted) on May 18,2009 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2009. Since the upgrade 38 months ago shares are up 113%.
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DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) traded at an all time (17 year) high yesterday before closing @ $98.98. Stockdiagnostics upgraded DVA @ $55.12 on May 8,2007 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for period ending March 31,2007. Since the upgrade 5 years ago shares are up 79% vs the S&P500 index which down 10% over this same time frame.
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Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) closed yesterday at an all time (24 year) high @ $46.65. Stockdiagnostics upgraded LNT @ $30.42 (dividend adjusted) on March 11,2010 after the company reported 4th quarter financials for the period ending December 31,2009. Since the upgrade 28 months ago shares have appreciated 53%. (This income stock has an annualized total return of 20%.)
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Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) traded at an all time (14 year) high this week before closing @ $84.42. Stockdiagnostics upgraded PAA @ $60.62 on August 11,2011 after the company reported 2nd quarter financials for the period ending June 30,2011. Since the upgrade this income stock has a total return of 39% in 11 months.
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Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) reached an all time (28 year) high yesterday before closing @ $39.88. Stockdiagnositcs upgraded NU @ $22.51 (dividend adjusted) on May 22,2008 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2008. Since the upgrade 50 months ago shares have appreciated 77%. (This Income stock has a total annualized return since the upgrade of 14.71%.
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Stocks: AOS, AXP, CATM, CNL, DPS, DVA, HSNI, LL, LNT, ES, PAA