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									Final Project By

 Sam Kirtley
     &
 Doug Klimek
    Stock: Auto Nation                                                          Ticker: AN

   Classification: Value stock
   Cap Size: Mid Cap (1.75 billion)
   Sector: Services, Industry: Auto Dealerships
   How they make money: Auto Nation makes money by offering both new and used vehicles
    for sale, and through a wide range of vehicle services that include repair, maintenance, car
    parts, extended service contracts and Vehicle protection.
   Current PE Ratio: N/A
   Dividends: N/A
   Current EPS: -7.02
   Initial Purchase Price $7.33 Current Purchase price: $10.03
   Based on the companies profile and statistics, I would recommend that we sell any auto
    nation stock that we may own; the auto industry is currently suffering causing low stock
    prices that may look attractive for buyers who want to hold on to the stock, but at the price
    of the company earning negative seven dollars per share.
       Stock: Best Buy                               ticker: BBY

   Classification: Blue Chip Stock
   Cap Size: Large Cap (10.04 billion)
   Sector: Services, Industry: Electronic Stores.
   How do they make money: Best Buy is a
    retail store specializing in consumer
    electronics, entertainment software, home
    office products, appliances, and related
    services.
   Dividend: .56 (2.30%)
   Current PE: 7.0
   Current EPS: $3.163
   Initial Purchase Price: $18.79 Current Price:
    $24.84
   Recommended: Based on the information
    above I would recommend to hold on to
    Best Buy stocks.
    Stock: British Petroleum                      ticker: BP

   Classification: Blue Chip Stock
   Cap Size: Large (149.5billion)
   Sector: Basic Materials, Industry: Major
    Integrated Oil and Gas
   How do they make money: British
    Petroleum makes money by providing fuel
    for transportation, Petrochemical products,
    retail services, and energy for heat and
    light.
   Dividend: $3.36 (7.3%)
   Current PE: 5.28
   Current EPS: 9.08
   Initial purchase price: $53.00 Current
    Purchase Price: 47.93
   Recommended: Hold on to BP stocks, they
    are earning over $9 per share even at the
    lower price it is trading at now, and we
    believe that BP will continue to grow and
    earn money as the auto industry rights
    itself.
               Stock: Dow Chemical
                              Ticker: DOW

   Classification: Blue Chip Stock
   Cap Size: Large Cap (18.44 billion)
   Sector: Basic Materials Industry: Chemicals - major diversified
   How do they make money: Dow Chemical Company manufactures and sells
    chemicals, plastic materials, and agricultural and other specialized products
    worldwide.
   Dividend: $1.68 (8.50%)
   Current PE: 7.26
   Current EPS: 2.75
   Initial Purchase Price: 17.43 Current Purchase Price: 19.99
   Recommended: We would recommend you buy Dow chemical stocks due to
    it’s good track record and steadily increasing sales along with a high
    dividend..
        Stock: Green Hunter Energy
                             ticker: GRH

   Classification: Value Stock
   Cap Size: Small (109.91 Million)
   Sector: Utilities Industry: Electric Utilities
   How do they make money: Develops renewable energy sectors of
    wind, bio-fuels, solar, and biomass power plants.
   Dividend: N/A
   Current PE: N/A
   Current EPS :-2.36
   Initial Purchase Price: $4.61 Current Price: $5.49
   Recommended: Hold Stock, they are expanding and growing quickly
    so will come out of the negatives with their EPS.
       Stock: Gushan Environmental
          Energy Limited Ticker: GU
   Classification: Blue Chip
   Cap size: Small (182.6 Million)
   Sector: Basic Materials Industry: Specialty Chemicals
   How do they make money: Engages in the production of biodiesel and biodiesel
    by-products in china.
   Dividend: .11 (5.10%)
   Current PE: N/A
   Current EPS: N/A
   Initial purchase price: $1.83 Current Price: $2.15
   Recommended: We recommend that you buy this stock. The current marked and
    research going on today for more fuel efficient cars and new energies, we feel
    that companies like Gushan Environmental Energy Limited will start to grow at a
    quick rate. Gushan Environmental has also managed to increase at a slow yet
    steady rate even through the large market drops over the past month.
    Stock: Altria Group Inc ticker: MO
   Classification: Blue Chip
   Cap Size: Large (31.2 billion)
   Sector: Consumer Goods Industry: Cigarettes
   How do they make money: Altria makes money by manufacturing
    and selling cigarettes and tobacco products in the united states and
    internationally.
   Dividend: $1.28 (8.30%)
   PE: 4.94
   EPS: 3.067
   Initial Purchase Price: $16.46 Current Price: $15.145
   Recommended: We would sell all Altria Group Inc. stock, while the EPS
    and nice dividend might look pretty, the company has been losing money
    each year for the past 3 years at an increasing rate.
Stock: PPG industries ticker: PPG
   Classification: Blue Chip
   Cap Size: Large (7.24)
   Sector: Conglomerates Industry: Conglomerates
   How do they make money: PPG Industries makes money through the
    manufacturing and selling of products such as glass, coatings, and
    chemicals for automotive and fleet repair and refurbishing.
   Dividend: $2.12 (4.9%)
   PE: 11.01
   EPS: 4.026
   Initial Purchase Price: $39.90 Current Price: $44.33
   Recommended: We recommend to buy this stock, the earnings and stock
    price have increased steadily for a number of years and all the statistics look
    good.
    Stock: SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration &
                                Prod
                              ticker: XOP



   Classification: Index fund- oil and gas portion of the S&P 500
   Cap Size: Sector: Basic Materials? Industry: Oil and gas?
   How do they make money: This is not a company, it is an index
    derived from oil and gas exploration and production segment of
    the U.S. market. It has passive management and is from the
    S&P 500 index.
   Dividend: None
   PE: 7.56
   EPS: N/A?????????????????
   Purchase Price: $27.24 Current Price: $32.57
   Recommended: Hold, a safe investment (compared to
    everything else on here at least)! 
    Stock: Yum Brands Inc.                              Ticker: YUM

   Classification: Blue Chip
   Cap Size: Large (14.2 Billion)
   Sector: Services Industry: Restaurants
   How do they make money: Yum Brands develops and operates quick serve
    restaurant franchises.
   Dividend: .76 (2.5%)
   PE: 15.64
   EPS: 1.97
   Initial Purchase Price: $25.01 Current Price: $30.78
   Recommended: Buy this stock, All the stats are good, the company
   is expanding.
                             Portfolio
   Total Dollar Value: $100,587
   %increase or decrease: +2.2%
   S&P 500 increase or decrease %: -25%
   Best 3 performing stocks we bought %: Best Buy (=24%) Green Hunter
    Energy (16%) Yum Brands (=19%)
   Worst 3 Performing Stocks: Altria (-8%), Auto Nation(+30%), and British
    Petroleum (-9%)
   3 stocks to invest in and why:
   PPG Industries: PE: 10.57 SEG:4.6%
   Dow Chemical: PE: 5.27 SEG: 13.6%
    Yum Brands: PE: 15.51 SEG: 3.4%

								
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