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					TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

                  A Look at Three Major
                  Companies:
                  Kensington, Nokia, and
                  Telex




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   Founded in 1981
   First invented the System Saver
    –   A cooling fan and surge protector
    –   Number on selling peripheral for the Apple II




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Kensington Today

   Headquartered in Silicon Valley
   Inventory includes upwards of 300 computer
    accessories
   Technology arm of the ACCO Brands, Inc
    and part of the Fortune Brands, Inc
    –   These companies are also home to Day-Timer,
        Swingline, Wilson, and others


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Kensington Products

   Computer Accessories
    –   Computer desks and stands
    –   Mouse pads and trackballs
    –   Computer transportation
        equipment
   Game Accessories
    –   Control devices
    –   Joysticks
    –   Game pads
   Info from
    http://www.kensington.com

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NOKIA




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What is Nokia?

   Nokia Mobile Phones                Nokia Networks
    –   Worlds largest mobile           –   Provides mobile,
        phone provider                      broadband, and IP
    –   Nokia’s phones include              networks
        media, imaging,                 –   Develops mobile data
        entertainment, and                  applications
        business applications




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Nokia Ventures Organization

   This branch exists to create new ideas
    “outside of the natural development path or
    focus of the company’s current activities”
   Provides financing for business ideas within
    the Nokia company
   Provide world-class Network Security and
    Virtual Private Network solutions
   All info taken from http://www.nokia.com

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   “More Than 60 Years of Audio Innovation”
   Founded in1936
   Major producer of microphones and
    headsets for critical voice applications
   Employs 200 audio engineers and technical
    staff
   Markets Computer Audio innovations

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About Telex


   Telex headquarters in Minneapolis,
    Minnesota
   Employs about 3,000 people worldwide
   Majority owned by Greenwich Street Capital




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Telex Products

                          Was the first company to
                           develop microphone for PCs
                           in 1993
                          Market USA and far-field
                           microphones
                            –   Aid in speech recognition
                                and other related voice
                                applications
                          Info from
                           http://computeraudio.telex.c
                           om


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                                Comparison of Stock for Kensington, Nokia, and Telex




Company   # of Shares   Current Price   Price 1 yr. ago   52 week low   52 week high   T.C.V   1year G/L   52/ L Profit   52/H Loss




KIFAX            500           33.31            31.39          27.32          33.18    16655     15695         13660         16590




NOK              500           12.64            13.33           11.6          27.06    6320        6665          5800        13530




TL               500            0.44              0.44          0.24           1.05     220         220           120          525



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           Price Today vs. A Year Ago

      35
      30
      25
      20
value                                        Series1
      15
                                             Series2
      10
       5                                     Series3
       0
           Current Price   Price 1 yr. ago
                       time



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