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Same Stocks Dominate Most Active And Widely Held

Thursday, 12 Apr 2007 | 10:01 AM ET

Here's our look at stock performance from the most recent contest trading sessions. Stock upgrades and same sales reports, as well as earnings numbers had an affect. "Mad Money's" Jim Cramer seemed to have had an impact as well, on one of the most actives-- as you can see. Familiar names still dominate most active and widely held stocks.

Best performing trades by % gain from Tuesday's close to Wednesday's close: American Home Mortgage: If you bought on Tuesday at $19.55 and held/sold on Wednesday with a close of $21.65, the contestant gained 10.74% on the trade. AHM was upgraded to a buy from AG Edwards, and people were hoping for a bottom.
Manor Care : If you bought on Tuesday at $55.75 and held/sold on Wednesday with a close of $61.68, the contestant gained 10.64% on the trade. Manor Care retained JP Morgan as a financial advisor to help the company explore strategic options, spurring thoughts of a potential sale of the company.
Tractor Supply : If you bought on Tuesday at $51.11 and held/sold on Wednesday with a close of $56.30, the contestant gained 10.15% on the trade. Same-store sales were up 8.5% and the company raised guidance.
Tele Norte Leste : If you bought on Tuesday at $15.67 and held/sold on Wednesday with a close of $17.11, the contestant gained 9.19% on the trade. The Brazil Communications Minister declared his support for a law change that would allow the merger of TNE and Brasil Telecom.

Worst performing trades by % loss from Tuesday's close to Wednesday's close:
American Medical Systems : If you bought on Tuesday at $21.43 and held/sold on Wednesday with a close of $18.21, the contestant lost 15.03% on the trade. AMMD reported weak earnings and cut its 2007 outlook.
Neurochem : If you bought on Tuesday at $15 and held/sold on Wednesday with a close of $13.24, the contestant lost 11.73% on the trade.
FDA extended the action date for its review of the new drug application eprodisate.

Most actives as of the close on 4/11:
Revlon
CMGI
Conexant
Charter Commun: Jim Cramer talked it up on 4/10, asking viewers to stick with Charter, it is undervalued.
Rite Aid reports Thursday before the bell.
Crystallex International
Technical Olympic USA
Oilsands Quest
Vonage
Electro Scientific


Widely helds as of the close on 4/11:
CMGI: with 3,700,978,710 shares held, down from Tuesday.
Revlon: 2,530,081,869 shares held, down from Tuesday.
Conexant: 1,895,285,279 shares held, up from Tuesday.
Sirius: 1,409,762,641 shares held, down from Tuesday.
Crystallex International: 1,339,287,085 shares held, down from Tuesday.
Vonage: 1,061,994,940 shares held, down from Tuesday.

Most actives as of the close on 4/11:
Revlon
CMGI
Conexant
Charter Commun: Jim Cramer talked it up on 4/10, asking viewers to stick with Charter, it is undervalued.
Rite Aid reports Thursday before the bell.
Crystallex International
Technical Olympic USA
Oilsands Quest
Vonage
Electro Scientific

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