Tuesday, May 22, 2012

ARIBE Inc., 17th Stockdiagnostics Upgrade to Recently be Acquired

Today I will share 17 companies that were upgraded by Stockdiagnostics that have recently been acquired.

May 22,2012
Aribe Inc. (NASDAQ: ARBA) announced this afternoon they will be acquired by SAP for $45 per share. Stockdiagnostics upgraded ARBA @ $7.34 on December 6,2006 after the company reported FY2006 4th quarter financials for the period ending September 30,2006. Since the upgrade less than 6 years ago shares have appreciated 513%
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  May 14,2012
Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOLF) announced today they will be acquired for $6.10 per share. Stockdiagnostics upgraded GOLF @ $4.15 on March 7,2011 after the company reported FY2010 4th quarter financials for the period ending December 31,2010. Since the upgrade 14 months ago shares have appreciated 47%.
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 May 14,2012
 GTSI Corporation (NASDAQ: GTSI) announced today it will be acquired @ $7.71. Stockdiagnostics upgraded GTSI @ $5.00 on May 24,2011 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2011.
Since the upgrade 1 year ago shares have gained 54%
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May 10,2012
Cost Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPWM) announced yesterday it will be acquired @ $22.00 per share by Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY). Stockdiagnostics upgraded CPWM @ $4.58 on June 9,2010 after the company reported FY2011 1st quarter financials for the period ending April 30,2010. Shares are up 380% in less than 2 years since the upgrade.
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May 3,2012 Easy Link Services International(NASDAQ:ESIC) closed yesterday @ $7.16 after announcing they will be taken over by Open Text Corp (NASDAQ: OTEX). Stockdiagnostics upgraded ESIC @ $1.80 on December 9,2009 after the company reported FY2010 1st quarter financials for the period ending October 31,2009. Since hte upgrade 29 months ago shares have appreciated 302%
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click to ESIC GFNN news story

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May 2,2012Charming Shoppes, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRS) closed up 23% on the day after the company announced they will be acquired for $7.35 by Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ: ASNA). Stockdiagnsotics upgraded CHRS @ $4.18 on March 30,2011 after the company reported FY2011 4th quarter financials for the period ending January 31,2011. Since the upgrade 15 months ago, shares are up 75%.
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April 24,2012
Ardea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDEA) announced yesterday it will be acquired for $32.00 a share by AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN). Stockdiagnostics upgraded RDEA @ $3.35 on February 27,2006 after the company reported 4th quarter financials for the period ending December 31,2005. Since the upgrade 6 years ago shares have appreciated 855%.
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click to RDEA GFNN news story 7
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click to AZN Stockdiagnostics OPS chart
 
April 18,2012
Knology Inc. (NASDAQ: KNOL) announced this morning it will be acquired in an all cash transaction valued an all time high @ $19.75. Stockdiagnostics upgraded KNOL @ $9.91 on August 17,2006 after the company reported 2nd quarter financials for the period ending June 30,2006. Since the upgrade less than 6 years ago shares have appreciated 99%.
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click to GFNN news story
April 11,2012
X-Rite, Incorporated (NASDAQ: XRIT) closed yesterday @ $5.54 after announcing it will be acquired by Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR). Stockdiagnostics upgraded XRIT @ $1.97 on May 20 ,2009 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2009. In less than 3 years shares have appreciated 181%.
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click to XRIT GFNN news story
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click to DHR Stockdiagnostics FC chart
click to DHR Stockdiagnostics 20q chart

March 8,2012
Transcend Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRCR) closed yesterday @ $29.18 after announcing it will be acquired by Nuance Communications (NUAN). Stockdiagnostics upgraded TRCR @ $14.64 on May 4,2007 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2007. In less than 5 years since the upgrade, shares are up 100%.
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click to TRCR GFNN news story
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March 6.2012
CH Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:CHG) closed at an all time (25 year) high yesterday @ $66.60. CHG announced in February that it will be acquired by Fortis,Inc. Stockdiagnostics upgraded CHG @ $50.67 on June 9,2011 after the company reported 1st quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2011. Shares are up 31% in 9 months since the upgrade.
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 March 6.2012 
 Sera Care Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRLS) closed yesterday @ $3.97. SRLS announced in February that will be acquired by Linden Capital Partners. Stockdiagnostics upgraded SRLS @ $0.90 on May 13,2009 after the company reported FY2009 2nd quarter financials for the period ending March 31,2009. Since the upgrade less than 3 years ago, shares are up 342%.
click to SRLS Stockdiagnostics OPS chart



February 10,2012
Newsletter Pick Taleo Corp. "TLEO" up 469%
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ:TLEO)announcing yesterday they will be acquired by Oracle Corporation(NASADAQ:ORCL), is the 5th buy recommendation from the 1st quarter 2009 newsletters to be acquired. In the 1st quarter 2009 with the market down over 50% from its 2007 highs, I made 10 long recommendations while nearly all investors were selling or sitting on the sidelines. Below are the 5 stocks acquired:


 
 January 31,2012
Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY) announced yesterday it will be acquired for $15 a share. Stockdiagnostics upgraded PBY @ $9.58 (dividend adjusted) on September 12, 2011 after the company reported 2nd quarter financials for the period ending July 31,2011. Since the upgrade shares have appreciated 56% in 5 months.
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December 04,2011
SAP of Germany announced this weekend that they will acquire SuccessFactors, Inc (NASDAQ:SFSF), for $3.4 billion dollars or $40 a share.
Stockdiagnostics' initial upgrade of SuccessFactors came in March 2009 after the company reported it's first positive cash flow quarter for the 4th quarter of 2008 ending Dec. 31st 2008. After 12 consecutive quarters of positive cash flow the company is being acquired. Since the upgrade less than 3 years ago shares have increased over 400%.
http://www.equitiesresearch.com/docs/sfsfchart.pdf

click to SFSF GFNN news story

December 15,2011
Novellus Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVLS) has announced after the close that it will be acquired by LAM Research for $3.3 billion or $44 a share. Stockdiagnostics upgraded NVLS to the highest ranking of a "1" on August 10,2010, after the company reported 2nd Quarter financials for the period ending June 30,2010. NVLS shares will be $18 higher, or 70% from the time of the upgrade 16 months ago.


December 09,2011

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has announced it will acquire DemandTec,Inc (NASDAQ:DMAN) for $440 million, sending shares of DMAN up 57% yesterday to $13.20 on volume of 35 million shares. DMAN received Stockdiagnostics' highest rating of a 1 when the company was upgraded on July 14, after reporting it's fourth consecutive positive Operational Cash Flow (OPS) quarter.
Since the July upgrade @ $7.75, shares are up $5.45 or 70% in less than 5 months.
Click to see Stockdiagnostics OPS chart of DMAN





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