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The following stocks are on our radar screen.  We are watching
them for further developments before we add them to our In Play
List.


- SPLIT RUN CANDIDATES TO WATCH -

LTR - Loews Corporation  $98.50 -2.50

WHY WE LIKE IT:  Tobacco/insurance/hotel conglomerate LTR just
announced a 2:1 split payable on March 20th.  The stock has been
moving higher in step-like fashion this year.  Within the last two
months, LTR has put in a "v" type bottom and then subsequently
went into a tight base pattern.  We have also noticed a divergence
between OBV and the stock's price action.  While OBV has been
climbing to new highs, the stock has been moving sideways.  We
feel something is about to give on the upside.
POTENTIAL TRIGGER EVENT:  We would like to see LTR close above its
previous high of $105.25 on volume of at least 425,000 shares
traded before we pencil it into our Current Play list.
SUNDAY'S UPDATE: LTR moved lower on Friday but found support at
its 50-dma at $98.20.  With the market being so weak, this small
move lower on lighter volume of only 390,000 shares was not too
discouraging.  We will, however, only watch LTR as long as it can
keep closing above its 50-dma.  With the MACD having just issued a
sell signal, this may be sooner than later.

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- SPLIT CANDIDATES TO WATCH -

EXPD - Expeditors International  $58.31 -0.88

WHY WE LIKE IT:  This logistics company has recently pulled back
from a high of $60 on very low volume averaging half of normal
volume.  This may be a good sign that the stock is consolidating
and getting ready to challenge the $60 once again.  In addition,
the MACD has just turned positive and OBV is getting ready to
break to new highs.  The stock has been in a strong up trend since
October of 1998, indicating that it has good institutional
sponsorship.
POTENTIAL TRIGGER EVENT:  A close above $60 on volume of at least
600,000 shares will earn EXPD a spot on our Current Play list.
SUNDAY'S UPDATE:  EXPD sold off on heavy volume of 870,000 shares
on Friday.  This puts are potential play back into the base from
which it was trying to emerge.  This is not all bad news, however,
because we are still just a mere $2.00 away from our trigger point
of $60.  The MACD is still positive and support remains intact at
the 10-dma of $57.61.  We will keep monitoring EXPD as long as it
can keep closing above the bottom of its current base at $55.25.

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CERN - Cerner Corporation  $55.63 -0.63

WHY WE LIKE IT:  The provider of I.T. solutions to the healthcare
industry has been consolidating within a loose base since November
of last year.  We feel that CERN may be ready to make another run
towards new highs due to the surge in its OBV.  In addition, its
MACD has recently turned positive and it has broken through its
short-term down trend line.  Finally, its recent dip lower in late
January caught support at $48, as it did back in late November.
POTENTIAL TRIGGER EVENT:  CERN needs to prove its tenacity to us
by breaking through and closing above resistance at $62.25 on
volume of greater than 700,000 shares traded.  If it can muster
this feat, we will shift CERN to our Current Play list.
SUNDAY'S UPDATE: CERN disappointed yet again. Unfortunately, this
time it did so on above average volume of 842,000 shares.   We
will continue to watch CERN closely because this stock is now much
closer to its drop point, its 20-dma at $54, than it is to its
trigger point.

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CIMA - Cima Labs, Inc.  $70.38 -3.00

WHY WE LIKE IT:  Cima is trying to break out of a wide base
pattern.  It has bounced off the $50 level four times since last
October and looks ready to again challenge the top of its base
pattern at $70.  The 40-dma has crossed above the 50-dma and the
MACD is getting ready to issue a buy signal.  Volume has been
light during its latest tight trading range, which may work to
shake out weak shareholders before buyers take CIMA higher.  One
caveat: this drug maker trades only 165,000 shares on average,
which can serve to boost volatility.
POTENTIAL TRIGGER EVENT:  We would like to see CIMA close above
$73 on volume of at least 200,000 shares before we move the stock
over to our Current Play list.  This would put us above the pivot
point of the recent base and would ensure that buyers are in
control of the stock.
SUNDAY'S UPDATE: CIMA is a classic example of why we dont hold a
stock through reported earnings.  Today, the stock gave back much
of yesterdays advance ahead of this afternoons earnings of $0.22
per share, which was $0.07 ahead of the consensus estimate.  This
was a classic case of sell the news.  Still, we will continue to
hold CIMA as long as it can hold its 20-dma, currently at $66.36,
or until it advances through $73.00 and unto our Current Play
list.

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THC - Tenet Healthcare  $45.91 +0.29

WHY WE LIKE IT:  The ol' Splittrader favorite is once again
getting ready to break out.  We like this stock because it is a
safe haven in tough times and holds its own when things in the
market get better.  It has been basing at the $45 level and has
bumped up against $47 twice on good volume.  We have also noticed
that the 10-dma has been offering excellent support as the stock
moves sideways.  Finally, it has been steadily been putting in
higher lows, another sign that buyers are starting to step up.
POTENTIAL TRIGGER EVENTS:  We need the stock to close above $46.75
on volume of at least 2 million shares before we move THC to the
Current Play list.  Should the stock hit this level, the MACD
should be simultaneously issuing a buy signal, which of course is
usually a good time to be entering a trade.
SUNDAY'S UPDATE:  THC continues to base around the $45.50 level.
The stock bounced off its 10-dma of $45.38 today on good volume of
1.7 million shares.  The stock has run into a bit of resistance at
$46, but we feel if the stock can close above $46, our target is
easily obtainable. On the downside, we will watch THC until it
closes below $43.

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- MOMENTUM STOCKS TO WATCH-

WY - Weyerhaeuser Company  $51.53 -0.64

WHY WE LIKE IT:  The giant paper and forest products manufacturer
is benefiting from a boom in construction that just won't let up,
despite proof of an economic downturn.  Its chart shows that WY
has not retraced from its latest run as much as it traditionally
has over the past three-month's ascent.  This may mean that buyers
are becoming impatient and are stepping up their bids.  Since last
November, the 40-dma and the 50-dma have provided excellent
support for WY.  We are anticipating that the MACD will soon
confirm the next leg higher, as it is ready to issue a buy signal.
POTENTIAL TRIGGER EVENT:  WY needs to close above its recent high
of $54 on volume of at least 1 million shares traded.  Should this
occur, we will move WY to our current play list.
SUNDAY'S UPDATE:  WY will be dropped on Monday due to the fact
that it lost $52.

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UVV - Universal Corporation $37.34 -0.06

WHY WE LIKE IT:  UVV has a hand in everything that is currently
working in the market: tobacco, agriculture and building supplies.
It has been on a nice up trend since April of last year.
Recently, the stock took a 15% dip on lower volume and then
subsequently formed a "v" bottom.  We are anticipating the
formation of a brief consolidation base followed by a move through
the previous highs.  Though UVV is currently overbought as
measured by its stochastic, this condition will be relived as the
stock bases.  Just a heads up, this is another one of those low
volume stocks, so volatility may be an issue.
POTENTIAL TRIGGER EVENT:  We will be patient and wait until the
stock can advance through and close above its previous high of
$38.75 on volume of at least 75,000 shares before moving it over
to our current play list.
SUNDAY'S UPDATE: UVV sold off on light volume on Friday.  This is
healthy price action, as the stock takes a breather from its
recent run from $30.  The MACD remains positive and we will watch
for volume to build as the stock moves higher.  The OBV is coming
off its highs but is still indicating that buyers have the upper
hand.  On the downside, we will watch UVV until it closes below
$36.

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NEW SPLIT RUN PLAYS 02/25/01
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GVA - Granite Construction Inc $33.07 (+1.42)

Granite Construction Incorporated is one of the largest heavy
civil construction contractors in the United States and operates
nationwide. The company operates in both the public and private
sectors providing such services as construction of roads,
highways, bridges, dams, as well as performing site preparation
services for buildings, plants, subdivisions and other
facilities. GVA announced a 3:2 split with their earnings report
this past Wednesday the 21st. This will be GSA's third stock
split since the company started trading publicly in 1997. The
stock split will occur on April 13th. Good news seems to breed
good news at GVA because the day after the split announcement,
GVA was awarded a $21.9 million contract by the California
Department of Transportation for the asphalt concrete resurfacing
of Interstate-880 in Oakland, California. Switching our focus
from the news to the chart, we note that on February 9th GVA hit
a new 52-week high of $34.40. That new high was achieved on
volume of 132,000 shares. GVA normally trades about 62,000 shares
based on a 3-month average, so the new high was achieved on the
kind of volume we like to see. We mention this because on Friday
while the market was bleeding red with selling, GVA actually
posted a gain of +1.74 for the day on 130,000 shares of positive
volume. Looking to next week, if you are considering opening a
new play on GVA, look for a move through resistance at $33.50 and
then up at the present high of $34.40 on continued good volume. A
bounce off a support level could also be considered for an entry
point. Use the 10-dma at $32.17, the 20-dma at $31.50 or the 50-
dma at $30.85 as support levels. We'd like to see volume of
45,000 or better traded by midday accompany the stock higher when
considering a new play. For our protection we will post our stop
loss at $30.50 just below the last level of support.

Picked on February 25th at $33.07
Change since picked 0.00
Stop Loss at $30.50

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NEW SPLIT CANDIDATE PLAYS 02/25/01
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PFGC  Performance Food Group Company $50.13 (+3.63)

Performance Food Group Company provides over 25,000 food products
to both traditional customers and multi-unit chain customers in
the foodservice industry. Shares of PFGC have been relatively hot
over the past year. The stock has risen from a 52-week low of $19
on March 14th to an all-time high of $56.75 on December 27th.
Since then, PFGC started a downward move with a small bump in
front of its February 6th earnings release. However, the stock
began to rebound following the companys presentation at the
Salomon Smith Barney Emerging Growth Stocks Conference on
February 15th. We believe that PFGC is beginning the last leg of
a double-bottom pattern that could send the stock into the high
$60s. The company currently has enough shares for a split, with
50 million shares authorized and 17.3 million shares outstanding.
The stock price is above its previous split range so we could get
a split out of their next BoD meeting or with the May earnings
release. Going forward, PFGC has support at Wednesdays intra-day
high of $49.48 with additional support at $48.27, the 5-dma.
Resistance is the February 2nd intra-day high of $50.50 and then
the January 31st intra-day high of $53.44. Traders should be
looking for entry points on a bounce off of $49.48 or a move
above $50.50 (the double-bottom pivot point) on volume of at
least 100,000 shares by noon. We plan to use stops at $47 to
limit potential losses.

Picked on February 25th @ $50.13
Change since picked +0.00
Stop Loss @ $47.00

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NEW MOMENTUM PLAYS 02/25/01
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ELY  Callaway Golf Corporation $23.99 (+1.94)

Callaway Golf (ELY) is a leading designer and manufacturer of
high quality, premium priced, golf clubs. The companys golf
clubs have been favorably received by both professional and
weekend golfers on the basis of performance and ease of use. In
addition to a strong product line, greater efficiencies in golf-
club manufacturing have kept ELYs profit margins on the upswing.
These efficiencies are expected to translate into a 40% increase
in earnings this year. In turn, this has created plenty of upside
momentum for the stock. Clearly the stock is a momentum play now
that higher levels are being confirmed by an expansion in volume.
Friday, ELY soared to a new 52-week high of $24 on excellent
volume of 701,300 shares. A move above this level in the upcoming
week could be a good signal for momentum traders to resume their
buying. That said, well look for potential entry points to arise
when ELY pushes though $24 on good daily volume above the 3-month
average of 480,000 shares. Also, be aware that the $25 mark often
presents a formidable challenge. Support will reside at $22.50,
propped by recent highs and the 10-dma of 22.41. ELYs strong
uptrend is bolstered by good readings in the MACD and OBV
indicators, which suggests that a continued sustainable move is
likely. Well set our stops at $20 for downside protection.

Picked on February 25th @ $23.99
Change since picked 0.00
Stop Loss @ $20.00

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SPLIT RUN PLAY UPDATES 02/25/01
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SPLIT CANDIDATE PLAY UPDATES 02/25/01
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AYE  Allegheny Energy Incorporated $47.40 (+0.84)

AYE has supplied investors with the best of both worlds over the
last year.  It has provided stable earnings with an amazing run
up in stock price.  This unique combination of safety and growth
has made AYE shares a good alternative to the battered technology
sector and investors have taken interest. So, how well has the
stock performed? Try 100% over the past 12 months, which is in
stark contrast to the NYSE Utility Index (NNA) return of 20% for
the same period. As for our play, shares rallied to a new all
time high of $48.95 on Friday, but were met with formidable
resistance at this peak. The stock recovered from an intraday low
of $46.38 to close at $47.40, down 1.70%. One reassuring factor
about this decline was that it came on less than half the 3-month
average volume. This indicates to us, at least on a short-term
basis, that sellers do not yet have the upper hand. Additionally,
the MACD remains  positive and the OBV is still trending higher.
With that said, we feel that the stock remains in good shape to
potentially push higher in the upcoming week. So, well continue
to look for a break above the all time high ($48.95) to signal a
good place to add shares. Upper opposition could then challenge
us with a much tougher barrier at the $50 mark. Additional entry
points will come when AYE shares move swiftly through these
levels on good daily volume above the 3-month average of 675,000
shares. Support is at $46, bolstered by the 20-dma of $46.14.
Well keep our stops firm at $45.94.

Picked on February 22nd @ $48.22
Change since picked 0.82
Stop Loss @ $45.94

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IGT - International Game Technology $53.69 (+2.19)

IGT is a global leader in the design, manufacture and management
of a multitude of computerized casino games.  One look at the
impressive price trend of IGT's stock since it broke out of a
base in the high teens just about a year ago, leads one to
believe that IGT's shareholders are doing much better than people
who play IGT's games.  It is certainly impressive that IGT has
been able to appreciate in the face of this lengthy stock market
malaise. IGT is expected to grow its earnings more than 35%
during fiscal 2001.  If IGT achieves these expected earnings, it
will put the company in a very small and select group of publicly
traded issues that are enjoying substantial growth. IGT is fast
approaching a share price that has historically resulted in a 2:1
split announcement.  The likelihood of a split increases every
day that IGT continues to approach $60.00.  A possible buy point
for momentum traders would be if IGT can trade above $54.00,
accompanied by midday trading volume of more than 200,000 shares.
Another good entry point could come tomorrow if IGT can close in
new high territory on volume over 600,000 shares by the close.
In the event of a pullback, we would hold off on adding new
positions if IGT falls below its 10-DMA of $52.28.  Technical
indicators such as the MACD, OBV and Money Flow all point towards
a continuation of the solid long term up trend.

Picked on February 20th @ $53.52
Change since picked +0.17
Stop Loss @ $49.50

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PII - Polaris Industries Inc $48.81 (+1.06)

By the way the NASDAQ has been acting lately it's easy to forget
that there are still pockets of strength to be found.  PII is
obviously planted square in the middle of one of these pockets,
as the stock withstood last weeks selling pressure like a champ.
Polaris Industries manufactures and markets numerous types of
all-terrain vehicles such as snowmobiles and personal watercraft.
On Friday, the Minnesota based company achieved a nearly 3% gain
for the day on fantastic volume and came within 23 cents of
hitting a new high. Normally the stock trades about 82,000
shares, based on a 3-month trading average but Fridays session
saw 193,000 shares changing hands. On Thursday we suggested that
if the stock rose through resistance on better than 60K volume
traded by midday, it might make a good entry point. We were
pleasantly surprised to see the nice volume accompany the move
through resistance. In addition, the MACD looks to be rounding
out and may be close to issuing another buy signal.  For now we
will watch to see if support holds at the 10-dma at $47.95 and
then the 20-dma at $47.38. Resistance comes in at the present 52-
week high of $49.22 and above that, expect a challenge at the
half-century mark. Consider opening a position if PII bounces off
support or rises through resistance on volume exceeding 75,000
traded by midday. A cooperative market with strength in the S&P
500 (SPX.X) would be a helpful combination when looking to start
a new play. We will keep our stop loss at $44.88 for now.

Picked on February 13th @ $48.70
Change since picked +0.11
Stop Loss at $44.88

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MOMENTUM PLAY UPDATES 02/25/01
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BDX - Becton, Dickinson and Co. $35.20 (-1.56)

BDX manufactures and supplies a wide array of medical products
and equipment.  Some of the Company's products include hypodermic
kits, anesthesia and general surgical equipment and specimen
collection products and services.  Investor interest in BDX is
possibly fueled by the recession resistant nature of medical
products.  BDX is trading at a forward P/E of 21.46.  The forward
P/E number assumes that BDX will meet analysts profit estimates
of $1.64 per share during the 2001 fiscal year, which ends in
September.  BDX's stock valuation is relatively modest for a
company that has exhibited stable growth.  Current stock price
action is showing that BDX is going through a period of
consolidation following the establishment of a new high of $39.25
on February 13th.  The all time high for the share price of BDX
is $49.63.  This price was achieved in October of 1998. We were
disappointed to see BDX fail to hold the $36.00 support on
Friday.  A move above the 20-DMA of $36.31 Monday, with first
hour volume of over 300,000 shares, may prove to a good entry
point.  OBV and Money Flow are both still strong.  This is
attributable to the fact that down days usually have had lighter
volume than up days.  Apparently there is not a whole lot of
conviction on the part of the sellers.  If the broader market
starts to recover from its current oversold levels this week,
look for BDX to work its way back towards the 52-week high of
$39.25.

Picked on February 11th @ $37.03
Change since picked -1.83
Stop Loss @ $34.50

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BVF  Biovail Corporation $44.17 (+0.27)

Biovail Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of
controlled-release drugs, rallied after hitting the low end of its
trading range on Friday. Shares of BVF traded to an intra-day low
of $43 before bouncing back to close at $44.17 on volume of
666,000 shares. The stock has been consolidating in the $42-$46
range on less-than-average volume over the past four weeks but the
long-term upward trend is still alive. BVF may need heavier daily
volume to regain its momentum. In the meantime, support has moved
down to Fridays intra-day low of $43 with stronger support at
$42, the February 14th intra-day low. Resistance is unchanged at
Thursdays intra-day high of $44.65 and then Tuesdays intra-day
high of $45.68. Traders may consider opening new positions on a
bounce off of $43 or a move above $44.65 on volume greater than
400,000 shares by noon. Our stops are holding steady at $41.50 to
prevent additional losses.

Picked on February 12th @ $46.15
Change since picked 1.98
Stop Loss @ $41.50

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LMT  Lockheed Martin Corp. $36.95 (+0.70)

Aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin Corporation traded lower on
Friday following news that Northrop Grumman (NOC) had filed suit
against LMT for allegedly eliminating NOC from a $4 billion
contract with the U.S. Army. Northrop claims it helped Lockheed
Martin win the contract but that Northrop's share of the work was
then given to a unit of Lockheed. Shares of LMT fell to an intra-
day low of $36.30 on volume of 1.55 million shares. The stock was
due for a round of profit taking after gaining 4% in just three
sessions and we are not too concerned about Fridays pullback.
For now, support has fallen to the 20-dma at $36.08 with
additional support at $35.10, the February 15th intra-day low.
Resistance is now down to Fridays intra-day high of $37.56 and
then Wednesdays intra-day high of $38.25. A bounce off of $36.08
or a move above $37.56 on midday volume of at least 800,000
shares may be possible entry points. We are keeping our stops at
$35 as downside protection.

Picked on February 4th @ $36.40
Change since picked +0.55
Stop Loss @ $35.00

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TX - Texaco Inc $63.05 (-1.85)

Texaco, Inc. is primarily engaged in the worldwide exploration
for and production, transportation, refining and marketing of
crude oil, natural gas liquids, natural gas and petroleum
products and power generation. The most noteworthy news event
surrounding TX this week was a story from Venezuela. TX has been
working on a joint venture to extract 272 billion barrels of
previously unusable tar-like heavy crude oil from the earth and
ocean floor in South American country. Once excavated, the crude
will be converted into marketable petroleum products worth
billions of dollars. Although this news might have a positive
effect on the stock, with continued profit warnings and an easy
market, TX will have to wait until buyers emerge.  TX fell on
Friday along with the broader market.  The drop in share price
was buffered at the 20-dma at $62.89, which is the first level of
support for TX. Below that there is a consolidation area of light
support at $62.00. Overhead, TX will likely encounter resistance
at $64.00 where the 5 and 10-dma's are merging and then up at
$65.00. Friday's trading volume was about average for TX at 1.7
million. Consider opening a new position on TX if the stock
bounces off the 20-dma on good trading volume, meaning better
than 1 million shares traded by midday, or moves through
resistance on the same level of volume. Watch for strength in the
Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU) and the Oil Service Index
(OSX.X) when pondering opening a new position. We will post our
protective stop loss at $61.88 just below support.

Picked on February 18th @ $64.90
Change since picked -1.85
Stop Loss at $61.88

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DROPS
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SPLIT RUN PLAY DROPS 02/25/01
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ACAI - Atlantic Coast Airlines $42.88 (-2.31)

ACAI ran into some very choppy air during Friday's action.  Once
the $44.00 support was broken, the rush to the exits accelerated.
ACAI will begin trading on a split-adjusted basis Monday.  We
were planning to exit this position on Friday's close.
Unfortunately, the early selling pressure caused the execution of
our stop at $42.50.  Our stop was just slightly below the 50-DMA
and it appears that ACAI successfully tested this important
support.  Longer-term investors may want to continue watching
this stock and perhaps enter a position following the split if
ACAI can hold the new support of $21.00.

Picked on February 5th @ $46.38
Profit/Loss -3.88 (8%) (Stopped Friday @ $42.50)
Best Profit +1.00 (2%)

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WWY - William Wrigley Jr. Company $91.15 (-0.46)

Our tightened stop helped us to lock in profits on Friday, as WWY
shares slipped below support due to heavy selling across the
broader market. We feel its a much safer strategy, not to mention
more profitable, to keep a tight stop in a volatile market. So,
although our gains on WWY were not astonishing, the stock
performed very well in relation to market as a whole. As
mentioned in our write-ups, WWY is a good candidate for future
growth and will likely be considered for future plays.

Picked on February 4th @ $88.11
Profit/Loss = +2.89 (+3%) (Stopped out @ $91.00)
Best Profit = +4.24 (+5%)

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SPLIT CANDIDATE PLAY DROPS 02/25/01
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MOMENTUM PLAY DROPS 02/25/01
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PLAY-OF-THE-DAY
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Sunday, February 15, 2001
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PII - Polaris Industries Inc $48.81 (+1.06)

Sundays Comment:

By the way the NASDAQ has been acting lately its easy to
forget that there are still pockets of strength to be found.
PII is obviously planted square in the middle of one of these
pockets, as the stock withstood last weeks selling pressure
like a champ. Polaris Industries manufactures and markets
numerous types of all-terrain vehicles such as snowmobiles and
personal watercraft. On Friday, the Minnesota based company
achieved a nearly 3% gain for the day on fantastic volume and
came within 23 cents of hitting a new high. Normally the stock
trades about 82,000 shares, based on a 3-month trading average
but Fridays session saw 193,000 shares changing hands. On
Thursday we suggested that if the stock rose through
resistance on better than 60K volume traded by midday, it
might make a good entry point. We were pleasantly surprised to
see the nice volume accompany the move through resistance. In
addition, the MACD looks to be rounding out and may be close
to issuing another buy signal.  For now we will watch to see
if support holds at the 10-dma at $47.95 and then the 20-dma
at $47.38. Resistance comes in at the present 52-week high of
$49.22 and above that, expect a challenge at the half-century
mark. Consider opening a position if PII bounces off support
or rises through resistance on volume exceeding 75,000 traded
by midday. A cooperative market with strength in the S&P 500
(SPX.X) would be a helpful combination when looking to start a
new play. We will keep our stop loss at $44.88 for now.

Picked on February 13th @ $48.70
Change since picked +0.11
Stop Loss at $44.88

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Weekly Play Results (02/18 - 02/24)
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Plays   Beginning Price    Ending Price    Gain/Loss    % Change
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KREM        $73.69           $71.00         -$2.69        -3.65%
AEOS        $58.69           $57.00         -$1.69        -2.88%
UTEK        $38.00           $37.00         -$1.00        -2.63%
WWY         $91.61           $91.00         -$0.61        -0.67%
LMT         $36.25           $36.95          $0.70         1.93%
ACAI        $45.19           $42.50         -$2.69        -5.95%
BJS         $79.60           $78.00         -$1.60        -2.01%
NATI        $53.00           $50.50         -$2.50        -4.72%
BDK         $45.05           $43.00         -$2.05        -4.55%
BDX         $36.76           $35.20         -$1.56        -4.24%
JEC         $54.13           $53.50         -$0.63        -1.16%
BVF         $43.90           $44.17          $0.27         0.62%
AGC         $77.67           $74.50         -$3.17        -4.08%
PII         $47.75           $48.81          $1.06         2.22%
LAB         $51.03           $44.50         -$6.53       -12.80%
TX          $64.90           $63.05         -$1.85        -2.85%
CVS         $61.59           $60.00         -$1.59        -2.58%
IGT         $53.52           $53.69          $0.17         0.32%
AYE         $48.12           $47.40         -$0.72        -1.50%


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