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Contest Stocks: Earnings, M&A, New Most Actives

Today's contest "stock report" shows a couple of the most actives turned out to be a couple of the worst performers--as FMT and ENTG showed negative results for traders. Meanwhile, earnings and M&A "talks" boosted the best performers into some very good gains. And back to the most actives--here are some new names make the list: ABY, GSS and KGC.

Best performing trades by % gain from Friday's close to Monday's close:
Alcan Inc. : If you bought on Friday at $61.03 and held/sold on Monday with a close of $82.11, the contestant gained 34.54% on the trade--AL shares surge over Alcoa's (AA) $33B offer.
Ohio Casualty Corp. : If you bought on Friday at $33.32 and held/sold on Monday with a close of $43.17, the contestant gained 29.56% on the trade--Liberty Mutual Group proposed deal to purchase Ohio Casualty Corp. for $44 a share, or about $2.7 billion.
Macronix International Co. : If you bought on Friday at $3.82 and held/sold on Monday with a close of $4.19, the contestant gained 9.69% on the trade--up on earnings news.

Worst performing trades by % loss from Friday's close to Monday's close: Entegris Incorporated : If you bought on Friday at $11.90 and held/sold on Monday with a close of $10.81, the contestant lost 9.16% on the trade--reported first-quarter net earnings of $10.4 million, or 8 cents a share, down from $11.4 million, or 8 cents a share, in the year-ago period.
Fremont General : If you bought on Friday at $8.00 and held/sold on Monday with a close of $7.37, the contestant lost 7.88% on the trade.
Internap Network Services : If you bought on Friday at $18.85 and held/sold on Monday with a close of $17.41, the contestant lost 7.64% on the trade.

Most actives as of the close on 5/7:
Oilsands Quest
Revlon
Cincinnati Bell
Abitibi-Consolidated
Golden Star Resources
Entegris
Cogent Communications Corp.
Charter Communications
CMGI
Kinross Gold

Widely helds as of the close on 5/7:
CMGI: 4,121,935,880 shares held, down from the previous day.
Conexant: 3,690,256,165 shares held, up from the previous day.
Revlon: 3,671,666,528 shares held, up from the previous day.
Vonage: 3,123,070,024 shares held, down over 1 million shares from the previous day.
Sirius: 2,643,837,690 shares held, down from the previous day.
Crystallex International Corp.: 1,777,107,919 shares held.


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Price
 
Change
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ENTG
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INAP
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CHTR
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CCOI
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GSC
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CBB
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OBQI
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SIRI
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VG
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REV
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AL
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