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DAVID J. WILLIAMS

David J. Williams, portfolio manager of U.S. Trust Corp.'s Excelsior Value & Restructuring Fund, offers an eclectic mix of mostly beaten-down shares that he thinks are ready to spring back to life.

  Williams' 2006 Picks
COMPANY SYMBOL PRICE* P-E RATIO**
Cendant CD 18.16 12
Celanese CE 17.10 7
CONSOL Energy CNX 63.04 13
Echostar Communications DISH 26.04 13
Morgan Stanley MWD 55.96 11
TJX Companies *** TJX 22.91 15
Tyco International TYC 28.37 12
NOTE: PANELISTS, OR THEIR FIRMS, HAVE FINANCIAL INTERESTS IN MANY OF THESE STOCKS.  
*PRICE AS OF DEC. 9  
** BASED ON FORECAST EARNINGS FOR FISCAL 2006  
*** BASED ON FORECAST EARNINGS FOR YEAR ENDING JAN. 2007  
Data: Bloomberg Financial Markets, I/B/E/S
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