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Company: Knight Trading Group
Yahoo Beta:4.40
Industry:Investment Services

Company Description:  Kight is a wholesale equities market maker in Nasdaq-listed stocks.

Purchase Date:26 Apr 2000 Sale Date:10 Apr 2001
Purchase Price:$38.12 Sale Price:$15.38
  --Split Adjusted:$38.12  --Split Adjusted:$15.38
Shares Purchased:50 Shares Sold:50
  --Split Adjusted:50  --Split Adjusted:50
Transaction Fee:$53.45 Transaction Fee:$53.48
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$59.06 High$19.84
Date24 Mar 2000 Date04 May 2001
Low$23.88 Low$7.71
Date26 Oct 1999 Date28 Sep 2001
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,460.99 S&P (Sale Date):$1,168.38

Timing:  Bought after a substantial decline in the price.
Reason:  Trading volume in Nasdaq listed stocks had grown explosively over the last year.

Timing:  Sold near peak of six months following sale.
Reason:  Prolonged slump in Nasdaq and change from fraction to decimal trading indicated company was not likely to see substantial future earnings for the forseeable future.

S&P Gain: -20.03 % Annualized Gain: -22.63%
Stock Gain: -59.65 % Annualized Gain: -64.72%

Net Holding Return ($): $-1,243.93
Net Holding Return (%): -63.48 %