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Company: ADA-ES
Ticker:ades
Yahoo Beta:3.44
Industry:Specialty chemicals

Company Description:  ADA-ES developes and sells products that reduce harmful byproducts from coal used in electricity generation. One of their products reduces mercury emissions. ADA-ES has partnered with another company to offer a new product designed to take advange of changes in tax laws.

Purchase Date:21 Sep 2006 Sale Date:10 Dec 2008
Purchase Price:$11.29 Sale Price:$3.50
  --Split Adjusted:$11.29  --Split Adjusted:$3.50
Shares Purchased:275 Shares Sold:275
  --Split Adjusted:275  --Split Adjusted:275
Transaction Fee:$101.07 Transaction Fee:$12.96
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$24.99 High$0.00
Date20 Mar 2006 Date01 Jan 1996
Low$11.23 Low$0.00
Date20 Sep 2006 Date01 Jan 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,316.21 S&P (Sale Date):$904.60

Purchase
Timing:  We bought near the six month low.
Reason:  The company has several attractive "green" products, which should be in high demand as new environmental standards are set. If the EPA fails to pass new mercury standards for power plant emissions, many states may do so.

Sale
Timing:  
Reason:  ADA-ES has steadily lost money. Given the poor economy and low energy costs, we don't believe that ADA-ES sill make a strong recovery soon. We believe that some other companies may benefit first if there is an investment in green energy.

S&P Gain: -31.27 % Annualized Gain: -16.11%
Stock Gain: -69 % Annualized Gain: -42.23%

Dividends:$0.00
Net Holding Return ($): $-2,256.28
Net Holding Return (%): -70.38 %