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Company: Puget Energy
Yahoo Beta:0.85
Industry:Electric utilities

Company Description:  Puget Energy, Inc. generates and distributes electricity in Washington state.

Purchase Date:24 Sep 2008 Sale Date:06 Mar 2009
Purchase Price:$25.95 Sale Price:$30.00
  --Split Adjusted:$25.95  --Split Adjusted:$30.00
Shares Purchased:100 Shares Sold:100
  --Split Adjusted:100  --Split Adjusted:100
Transaction Fee:$69.85 Transaction Fee:$0.00
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$28.28 High$0.00
Date28 Apr 2008 Date01 Feb 1996
Low$23.99 Low$0.00
Date30 Jun 2008 Date01 Feb 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,187.29 S&P (Sale Date):$868.60

Timing:  We bought near the middle of the six month trading range.
Reason:  The company is likely to be acquired for a significant premium within the next six months. Our analyst estimates that the transaction has an 85% likelihood of being consummated. Given the market turmoil, even if the transaction is not completed, a utility is a relatively safe bet.

Reason:  We bought in anticipation of a cash buyout. The stock was acquired on February 6, 2009.

S&P Gain: -26.84 % Annualized Gain: -57.86%
Stock Gain: 15.61 % Annualized Gain: 49.35%

Net Holding Return ($): $389.60
Net Holding Return (%): 14.62 %