Parametric Technology, Walgreen, Claire's Stores,
CompuCom, and Whitney Holding
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 7, 2003--The market atmosphere was
very positive heading into the Fourth of July. Tim Murray can give you
another reason to celebrate with several stock selections that may be
poised to take off like a firecracker. Read about Sonic Innovations
(NASDAQ:SNCI), Parametric Technology (NASDAQ:PMTC), Walgreen
(NYSE:WAG), Claire's Stores, Inc. (NYSE:CLE), CompuCom Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ:CMPC), and Whitney Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:WTNY). Click
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Briar Patch Stock Market Update from July 2, 2003
All of the talk in June about a sell off in the second quarter has
dissipated for now. There has been some profit taking, but no nervous
selling. The atmosphere is different and very positive. It might not
be well founded, but that will not stop it from going up.
Tim Murray has put in a GTC order in to sell Sonic Innovations
(NASDAQ:SNCI). It is a good company and Tim expects to trade it again.
After the close on July 2, Parametric Technology (NASDAQ:PMTC)
finally came out with an earnings and revenue shortfall warning for
the quarter that ended on June 30. Tim had wanted to add to PMTC, but
wanted to get the quarterly results out of the way. It could be a good
Walgreen (NYSE:WAG) is the class act in the growing drug stores
business. In June, total sales were up 14.4% and the all important
comp store sales were up 10.1%. Walgreen is not cheap on earnings or
dividend but the sales per share are $30.59. It is a big company with
both market capitalization and total sales just at $31 billion. The
stock has been consolidating for over four years after it got ahead of
itself in the late 1990's. It is a good trading situation at this
Other Portfolio Positions
Claire's Stores, Inc. (NYSE:CLE), through its wholly owned
subsidiaries, is a leading mall-based retailer of popular-priced
fashion accessories and apparel for pre-teens and teenagers.
CompuCom Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMPC) is a leading provider of
technology management services and information technology products to
large and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States.
CompuCom helps Fortune 1000 companies manage information technology to
achieve their business goals.
Whitney Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:WTNY) is a bank holding
company that, through its banking subsidiaries, engages in commercial
and retail banking and in trust business.
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