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Company: Triton Energy Limited
Yahoo Beta:1.16
Industry:Oil & Gas Exploration

Company Description:  Triton Energy Limited is an international oil and gas and production compnay.

Purchase Date:24 Oct 2000 Sale Date:27 Apr 2001
Purchase Price:$35.18 Sale Price:$19.00
  --Split Adjusted:$35.18  --Split Adjusted:$19.00
Shares Purchased:100 Shares Sold:100
  --Split Adjusted:100  --Split Adjusted:100
Transaction Fee:$70.86 Transaction Fee:$53.52
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$50.00 High$44.98
Date14 Sep 2000 Date13 Aug 2001
Low$29.69 Low$17.35
Date02 Jun 2000 Date02 Apr 2001
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,398.13 S&P (Sale Date):$1,182.17

Timing:  Bought right after a 25% drop from the high; unfortunately, bought right before an additional 30% drop.
Reason:  Diversify the portfolio, high risk/reward payoff for oil exploration, and for new ventures in untapped region,

Timing:  Sold near a low; price rose over the next several months.
Reason:  Several wells have proven disappointing; stock price has continued to decline.

S&P Gain: -15.45 % Annualized Gain: -32.82%
Stock Gain: -45.99 % Annualized Gain: -76.78%

Net Holding Return ($): $-1,742.38
Net Holding Return (%): -48.55 %