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  • 2011 Stock Picks Update 0 comments
    Sep 7, 2011 12:40 PM
    This is an update to the 2011 stock pick portfolios for SmartMoney, Money, Fortune, Kiplinger and Barrons publications and also brokers, J P Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. 
    The stock pickers have held roughly their same standings since our last report with the exception of Kiplinger, which has moved up from sixth to second place.  Goldman Sachs easily maintains first place and Fortune still holds last place. 
    As of September 2, we now only have one of the eight stock pickers beating both the S&P and the Nasdaq. Fortune and J.P.Morgan’s losses are now approximately three times the market indexes.

    performance chart 9-2-11

    The year to date performance of the portfolios plotted with Friday market closing performances is shown below;



    The top ten stock picks as of 9-7-11 are as follows;

    Company Ticker Purchase Price Price Now Gain / Loss Stock Picker
    VF Corp. VFC $86.63 $114.34 31.99% Kiplinger
    Visa V $70.40 $87.88 24.83% Money Magazine
    Starbucks SBUX $32.49 $39.22 20.71% Goldman Sachs
    Polo Ralph Lauren RL $112.08 $135.08 20.52% Kiplinger
    TJX TJX $44.57 $52.94 18.78% SmartMoney
    Apple AAPL $325.64 $383.65 17.81% Fortune / Goldman Sachs / J.P.Morgan / Morgan Stanley
    McDonald's MCD $77.10 $89.03 15.47% Kiplinger
    Precision Cast Parts PCP $140.38 $159.02 13.28% Goldman Sachs
    Digital Realty Trust DLR $51.96 $58.75 13.07% Goldman Sachs
    Kraft KFT $31.76 $34.67 9.16% J.P.Morgan

    The bottom ten stock picks are as follows;
    Company Ticker Purchase Price Price Now Gain / Loss Stock Picker
    Itron ITRI $55.94 $37.72 -32.57% J.P.Morgan
    Bank Of New York Mellon BK $30.47 $20.38 -33.11% Money Magazine
    MF Global Holdings MF $8.43 $5.27 -37.49% J.P.Morgan
    Ford F $17.02 $10.44 -38.66% Morgan Stanley
    Rubicon Technology RBCN $21.41 $13.08 -38.91% J.P.Morgan
    General Motors GM $37.32 $22.60 -39.44% Barrons
    hhgregg HGG $21.14 $11.29 -46.59% Kiplinger
    Royal Carribean RCL $47.49 $25.03 -47.29% Fortune
    US Steel X $59.29 $29.94 -49.50% J.P.Morgan
    Entropic ENTR $12.40 $4.48 -63.87% Fortune
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