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Company: Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies
Ticker:wab
Yahoo Beta:1.11
Industry:Railroads

Company Description:  Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. produces, sells, and services parts for railroad cars both domestically and internationally.

Purchase Date:08 Nov 2006 Sale Date:01 Oct 2014
Purchase Price:$31.47 Sale Price:$79.51
  --Split Adjusted:$15.75  --Split Adjusted:$159.02
Shares Purchased:55 Shares Sold:110
  --Split Adjusted:110  --Split Adjusted:55
Transaction Fee:$56.85 Transaction Fee:$7.14
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$39.73 High$0.00
Date09 May 2006 Date01 Feb 1996
Low$25.26 Low$0.00
Date26 Jul 2006 Date01 Feb 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,385.72 S&P (Sale Date):$1,946.16

Purchase
Timing:  The stock is trading near the middle of its six month range.
Reason:  The company has good market share and a broad international market. It serves both the freight and light rail markets. The company has had solid growth.

Sale
Timing:  0
Reason:  Our analysts believed that the company operated within a mature, shrinking industry with fully penetrated infrastructure. Additionally, we saw that much of the company‚Äôs recent growth came from a legislative change that supported increased temporary demand.

S&P Gain: 40.44 % Annualized Gain: 4.44%
Stock Gain: 404.83 % Annualized Gain: 23.03%

Dividends:$45.10
Net Holding Return ($): $6,994.71
Net Holding Return (%): 390.91 %