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Company: Psychemedics
Ticker:PMD
Yahoo Beta:1.00
Industry:Medical laboratories & research

Company Description:  Psychemedics Corp. performs drug testing using hair samples. The company markets its tests to employers, schools, the judicial system, and parents. The company's business is largely conducted in the US.

Purchase Date:14 Apr 2010 Sale Date:19 Feb 2014
Purchase Price:$7.73 Sale Price:$18.07
  --Split Adjusted:$7.73  --Split Adjusted:$18.07
Shares Purchased:100 Shares Sold:100
  --Split Adjusted:100  --Split Adjusted:100
Transaction Fee:$9.99 Transaction Fee:$10.03
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$8.15 High$0.00
Date08 Jan 2010 Date01 Jan 1996
Low$5.13 Low$0.00
Date23 Oct 2009 Date01 Jan 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,203.32 S&P (Sale Date):$1,828.75

Purchase
Timing:  We bought toward the middle of the last six months' trading range.
Reason:  As the economy improves, we expect employment to increase, driving the demand for drug testing.

Sale
Timing:  0
Reason:  Analysts decided to sell in pursuit of a stock that would deliver higher returns than what we expected PMD could deliver.

S&P Gain: 51.98 % Annualized Gain: 11.75%
Stock Gain: 133.73 % Annualized Gain: 25.28%

Dividends:$84.00
Net Holding Return ($): $1,097.68
Net Holding Return (%): 140.19 %