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Company: Blockbuster
Ticker:BBI
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Industry:Recreational Activities

Company Description:  Blockbuster, Inc. rents videos, DVDs, and video games for in-home use.

Purchase Date:25 Jun 2001 Sale Date:29 Aug 2002
Purchase Price:$17.60 Sale Price:$21.47
  --Split Adjusted:$17.60  --Split Adjusted:$21.47
Shares Purchased:400 Shares Sold:400
  --Split Adjusted:400  --Split Adjusted:400
Transaction Fee:$144.30 Transaction Fee:$162.53
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$21.70 High$28.00
Date04 Jun 2001 Date06 Sep 2001
Low$7.88 Low$16.93
Date26 Dec 2000 Date20 Nov 2001
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,218.60 S&P (Sale Date):$1,148.56

Purchase
Timing:  Price had recently declined.
Reason:  Stock fit with class's high volatility, low diversification strategy.

Sale
Timing:  Price continued to rise for another week and then declined.
Reason:  Stock inconsistent with new class's investment strategy; recognize transaction cost before portfolio rebalancing.

S&P Gain: -5.75 % Annualized Gain: -5.27%
Stock Gain: 21.99 % Annualized Gain: 19.94%

Dividends:$8.00
Net Holding Return ($): $1,249.17
Net Holding Return (%): 17.39 %