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Update on the Performancs of Value Idea Contest Picks
Posted by: GuruFocus (IP Logged)
Date: June 28, 2012 08:44AM

Over the past two months we have been hosting Monthly Value Idea contest and received numerous interesting ideas. The ideas from the qualified submissions are collected and tracked here. The author will receive $1000 if the pick doubles within 12 months from the date of submission.

You can learn more about the contest here.

Due to the recent market downturn, only three out of the eleven submissions have positive returns so far. They are KWK, QUAD, CASY. A few of them are traded below the pick price. These stocks are: LUK, JOSB, NPK, ONE, FLIR.

These are the performances:

Symbol Cost per share Current Price Gain (%)
CASY 56.66 56.76 0.18%
AV 8.4 8.33 -0.83%
JOSB 47.72 41.29 -13.47%
KWK 4.5 5.06 11.56%
ONE 14.61 11.44 -21.70%
JMHLY 49.15 48.94 -0.43%
PEUGY 10.8 9.07 -16.02%
FLIR 22.17 19.2 -13.40%
NPK 72.65 67.87 -6.58%
LUK 24.27 20.74 -16.15%
QUAD 12.44 13.78 10.77%

Please read these submissions.

April Submissions:

ICON Is a Growth Story at a Steep Discount to Fair Value·
National Presto Industries - A Quality Company with an 8% Dividend Yield·
Peugeot Is My Pick for 100% Return
Value Contest Submission - Leucadia·
A Great Company at a Wonderful Price in a Terrible Industry - QUAD·
SanDisk (SNDK.O) – Uniquely Positioned to Win?

May Submissions:

Value Contest Submission: FLIR Systems
Will You Take Jos. A Bank to the Bank?
Greece, Graham and Natural Gas - Quicksilver Resources
Higher One Holdings Inc. - Is This the One?
Casey's General Stores: More Than Just a Gas Station
Embrace the uncertainty (at low risk) with Aviva

Jardine Matheson: An Under-the-Radar Asian Growth Story (Contest)

The contest is open for May. The deadline for each month’s submission is the end of the month. Please submit to win $1000.

Stocks Discussed: KWK, QUAD, CASY, LUK, JOSB, NPK, ONE, FLIR.,
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