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James Kraber: How Did He Become Winner #6?

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2007 | 11:23 AM ET

Hey there folks. Here's more on weekly winner #6 James Kraber. It's a beakdown of his contest strategy--with some numbers and stocks to go with it. James gained 53.85% since the close on Friday, April 6th where he had a portfolio value of $795,393.08 and ended the week after Monday's close with a portfolio value of $1,223,675.94. (And yes, that image behind him in the photo is from CNBC-TV--a little free advertising from James)

His big trades were: WD40, Cascade, Electro Scientific, Apogee, Vonage, Eaton.

WD40--buy on 4/05 and partially executed 24,941.00 shares at $31.89/share for value of $795,368. WDFC sell on 4/9 and executed 24,941.00 shares at price of $36.84/share for value of $918,826.44.

Cascade--buy on 4/09 partially executed 155,02.00 at share price of $59.27 for value of $918,803.54. CAE sell on 4/10 executed 15,502.00 shares at $65.39/share for value of $1,013,675.78. Bonus Bucks also on 4/10.

Electro Scientific--buy on 4/10--partially executed 50,608.00 shares at $20.09/share for value of $1,016,714.72. ESIO sell on 4/11--executed 50,608.00 shares at $20.75/share for value of $1,050,116.00. Bonus Bucks also on 4/11.

Apogee--buy on 4/11-- partially executed 48,800.00 shares at $21.58/share for value of $1,053,104.00. APOG sell 4/12-- executed 48,800.00 shares at $23.55/share for value of $1,149,240.00. Bonus Bucks also on 4/12.

Vonage--buy on 4/12--partially executed 360,081.00 shares at $3.20/share for value of $1,152,259.20. VG sell on 4/13--executed 360,081.00 shares at $3.39/share for value of $1,220,674.59. Bonus Bucks also on 4/13.

Eaton--buy 4/13--partially executed 14,369.00 shares at price of $85.16/share for value of $1,223,664.04.

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