Large Cap Watch List Changes

With the end of the first quarter approaching, it is time to adjust the names in our Watch Lists. We will price all the new lists as of the close on Friday, March 30. Today we present our planned updates to the Large Cap Watch List (Track at Marketocracy).

Though less than the Small Cap Watch List and Mid Cap Watch List (Track at Marketocracy), there was still relatively high turnover in this list. 14 of the original 33 names made the cut for the new list (which was trimmed to just 26 names.) Part of the reason for the turnover was to reduce overlap between the lists. One third of the Mid Cap Watch List (Track at Marketocracy) names appear on each of the Small Cap and Large Cap Watch List (Track at Marketocracy)s, but there is no longer any overlap between small and large.
So without further ado, the names on the chopping block from the previous list are:

3M (MMM); Continental (CTTAY.PK); Mitsui (MITSY); Anheuser-Busch (BUD); ConocoPhillips (COP); Helix Energy (HELX); IndyMac Bancorp (NDE - Annual Report); Barr Pharmaceutical (BRL - Annual Report); Quest Diagnostics (DGX); Public Storage (PSA); ITT Educational Services (ESI); Equifax (EFX); Rent-a-Center (RCII); Kroger (KR); Ricoh (RICOY); First Data Corp. (FDC); Expeditors International (EXPD); and Keyspan (KSE).

The new list is:


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Topics: 3M (MMM), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Accenture (ACN), Anheuser Busch (BUD), Apollo Group (APOL), AutoZone (AZO), Barr Pharmaceuticals (BRL), CH Robinson Worldwide (CHRW), Coach (COH), Colgate Palmolive (CL), Conoco Phillips (COP), Continental Tire (CTTAY), Davita (DVA), Equifax (EFX), Expeditors International (EXPD), First Data (FDC), Freeport McMoRan (FCX), Frontier Oil (FTO), Helix Energy Solutions (HLX), IMS Health (RX), ITT Educational Services (ESI), IndyMac Bancorp (IMB), KeySpan (KSE), Kroger (KR), MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR), Mitsui (MITSY), Moody's (MCO), NII Holdings (NIHD), NVR (NVR), Oracle (ORCL), PG&E (PCG), Public Storage (PSA), Quest Diagnostics (DGX), RWE AG (RWEOY), Rent-A-Center (RCII), Ricoh (RICOY), S&P 500 (SPY), SEI Investments (SEIC), SIE, SallieMae (SLM), Statoil (STO), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Stock Market, Superior Energy Services (SPN), TJX Companies (TJX), UST, Watch List | RSS

5 Comments on “Large Cap Watch List Changes”

  1. Noticed that KSE was on the previous list.

    Wasn’t KSE acquired by National Grid (NGG) @$41.50 in 02/2006 and is awaiting final regulatory approval?


  2. Trent

    Yes. That one got past me when I put together the first list. Any catches on this one?

  3. Over next 30 days (April 2007)

    ORCL=down, MEMC=no line, FCX=up, COP=flat, SIE=Being acquired by UnitedHealth (UNH) @$43.50 cash – 03/2007 , NVR=no line, MMM=up, AZO=down, ACN=no line, HELX=no line, BUD=down, TJX=flat, STO=no line, SEIC=no line, EFX=flat, CL=down, SPY=not a prophet, CHRW=up


  4. Trent

    Dammit, I knew about Sierra too, and let it slip past me. I guess I’m anticipating a down market and using Sierra as a proxy for cash. At least, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

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