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Company: Active Power
Yahoo Beta:0.50
Industry:Electric Utilities

Company Description:  Active Power, Inc. designs, produces, and sells uninterrupted power sources for businesses that need highly reliable power sources.

Purchase Date:01 Dec 2010 Sale Date:04 Oct 2011
Purchase Price:$2.15 Sale Price:$1.20
  --Split Adjusted:$2.15  --Split Adjusted:$1.20
Shares Purchased:1000 Shares Sold:1000
  --Split Adjusted:1000  --Split Adjusted:1000
Transaction Fee:$8.95 Transaction Fee:$8.97
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$2.12 High$0.00
Date29 Nov 2010 Date01 Jan 1996
Low$0.76 Low$0.00
Date02 Jun 2010 Date01 Jan 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,206.14 S&P (Sale Date):$1,123.95

Timing:  We bought at the six month high.
Reason:  Active Power is a play both in the power grid space and in clean energy. Active Power's products help smooth power flow, which is important for sensitive electronic equipment, provide uninterrupted power in sensitive areas, such as hospitals, and utilize innovative, less polluting methods to address these issue.

Reason:  The company is not making profits. Investment in green technologies seems to be drying up. The class decided that the money could be invested in something more profitable.

S&P Gain: -6.81 % Annualized Gain: -8.04%
Stock Gain: -44.19 % Annualized Gain: -50.01%

Net Holding Return ($): $-967.92
Net Holding Return (%): -44.83 %