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Company: Excite@Home
Yahoo Beta:2.55
Industry:Internet Services

Company Description:  Provides internet services over the cable television infrastructure and leased digital telecommunications lines to consumers and businesses.

Purchase Date:24 Nov 1999 Sale Date:24 Mar 2000
Purchase Price:$54.87 Sale Price:$31.00
  --Split Adjusted:$54.87  --Split Adjusted:$31.00
Shares Purchased:50 Shares Sold:50
  --Split Adjusted:50  --Split Adjusted:50
Transaction Fee:$62.10 Transaction Fee:$53.51
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$129.56 High$99.00
Date24 May 1999 Date01 Apr 2000
Low$33.12 Low$33.13
Date10 Aug 1999 Date01 Jun 2000
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,417.08 S&P (Sale Date):$1,268.59

Timing:  Bought near a three month high.
Reason:  Company had a competitive advantage with AT&T's cable broadband services and shows strong growth in earnings. Anticipated a strong response from e-commerce operations over the holidays.

Timing:  Sold near the low for the six month period following sale.
Reason:  Business had been less than forecast; the class regretted not reviewing the company's webpage prior to making the investment.

S&P Gain: -10.48 % Annualized Gain: -36.49%
Stock Gain: -43.5 % Annualized Gain: -90.38%

Net Holding Return ($): $-1,309.11
Net Holding Return (%): -46.66 %