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Company: TravelZoo
Ticker:TZOO
Yahoo Beta:1.89
Industry:Internet information providers

Company Description:  TravelZoo provides travel and entertainment "deals" through its websites. The deals target a more affluent market than Groupon. The company has a variety of lists, including local deals, Top 20 deals, and Fly.com, a site for locating cheap airplane tickets.

Purchase Date:26 Oct 2011 Sale Date:13 Sep 2012
Purchase Price:$29.35 Sale Price:$23.80
  --Split Adjusted:$29.35  --Split Adjusted:$23.80
Shares Purchased:40 Shares Sold:40
  --Split Adjusted:40  --Split Adjusted:40
Transaction Fee:$9.99 Transaction Fee:$10.02
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$101.00 High$0.00
Date25 Apr 2011 Date01 Jan 1996
Low$21.02 Low$0.00
Date03 Oct 2011 Date01 Jan 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,232.42 S&P (Sale Date):$1,449.60

Purchase
Timing:  We bought close to the six month low.
Reason:  TravelZoo has an interesting business model. The company is growing rapidly and is profitable, in contrast to many firms building online businesses.

Sale
Timing:  The stock price is off its lows in July, but well below our purchase price.
Reason:  Competition is fierce in the online travel and entertainment sector. Fund analysts believe it will be hard to obtain strong margins in this business.

S&P Gain: 17.62 % Annualized Gain: 22.58%
Stock Gain: -18.91 % Annualized Gain: -23.12%

Dividends:$0.00
Net Holding Return ($): $-242.01
Net Holding Return (%): -20.44 %