Tim Murray Highlights the Following Stocks: BUCA, Wal-Mart, Blue

 Rhino, Energy Partners, O'Charley's, and Sonic
Business Editors 
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 31, 2003--It's a good time to pick
up cheap stocks, and Tim Murray has just added one to his portfolio.
Use his market commentary and information on six stocks to bolster
your investments in this sideways market. Read about BUCA Inc
(NASDAQ:BUCA), Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), Blue Rhino (NASDAQ:RINO), Energy
Partners (NYSE:EPL), O'Charley's (NASDAQ:CHUX), and Sonic Innovators
(NASDAQ:SNCI). Click here for the full story exclusively on Zacks.com:
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Update from July 29 
The markets seem as if they are on autopilot and just going thru
the motions of trading. It would seem logical that the stocks that are
overextended could have a correction. Instead of worrying about that,
it is a good time to look at stocks that are cheap. That approach is
what led Tim Murray to his recent purchase of BUCA Inc (NASDAQ: BUCA),
and there are other things on the radar screen. 
It seems to Tim and his team that the commentators have been quick
to dismiss the low level of consumer confidence. The comments that
things are better at Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) because their same-store
comp gains are near the high end of expectations are also missing the
boat. For Wal-Mart to only have same store gains of 4% when they are
sucking sales from so many smaller and less well run companies is just
not a significant gain. Weekly Portfolio Review 
Blue Rhino (NASDAQ:RINO) is a leading provider of grill cylinder
exchange in the United States. The company partners retailers and
independent distributors to provide consumers a nationally branded
product as an alternative to traditional grill cylinder refill. While
there is no fresh news, the stock chart of RINO is starting to look
like it is finding a bottom. The fundamentals are good and the company
wants to get a lot bigger. 
Energy Partners (NYSE:EPL) is an independent oil and natural gas
exploration and production company. The company's operations are
focused in the shallow to moderate depth waters of the central region
of the Gulf of Mexico Shelf. This is down with the overall weakness in
the oil patch group. It is still Tim's thinking that energy is in
short supply, despite the weak economy. The stock is still in a
long-term uptrend and he wants to stay with it. 
O'Charley's (NASDAQ:CHUX) owns and operates restaurants that are
intended to appeal to traditional casual dining customers as well as
value-oriented customers by offering high quality food at moderate
prices with outstanding customer service. This is another position
that Tim wants to add to. It is at a good buy level 
Sonic Innovators (NASDAQ:SNCI). The quarterly conference call for
this hearing aid company is ongoing as Tim writes and it has a very
positive tone. The Q2 report was above expectations and they are
looking for continued growth of both profits and sales for the rest of
the year. 
Learn about all of the stocks in Tim Murray's portfolio, and don't
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