Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK) produce military
small-to-large caliber ammunition used by the miltary; and ammunition for the
sport enthusiast and law enforcement markets. The Company also manufacture solid
rocket motors for tactical, strategic, missile defense, and space launch
applications. The Company is also a provider of specialty components for
commercial and military aircraft; satellite and spacecraft components and
subsystems and accessories for military, security, law enforcement and
sport enthusiast markets.
Sector: Industrial Goods; Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services ; Ticker: ATK; Exch: NYSE; 01/03/14 Closing Price: $120.44
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published by TIME magazine December 22, 2009, the
Top Stocks of the Decade are
shown in the table below.
As published by TIME magazine December 22, 2009, the Top Stocks of the Decade are shown in the table below.
ACE'S Top 3 "Decade" Gainers were: (1) Southwestern Energy, gained 1,517% in 5.67 yrs.; (2) Quality Systems Inc., gained 1,169% in 6.83 yrs., and (3) Terra Nitrogen Co., gained 904% in 5.25 yrs.
Jos. A. Banks (Symb: JOSB; Exch: NASD) is in the Retail - Apparel industry (Sector: Services). The company was the recent subject of a half-page Washington Post article "Economy suits Jos. A. Bank just fine". The Post sings praises on the company, the top one being that the company's "... shares have skyrocketed 3,000 percent over the past decade". (ACE'S Note: Actually, the company's 1-decade gain, from 4/23/2000 (when the share's price was $1.97) to 4/23/2010 (when the share's price was $64.13), is 3,155%. During the same period, the S&P 500 lost 16.68%).
Jos. A. Banks was an ACE'S pick for March 12, 2002. The stock's pick price on 03/12/02 was originally $10.40/share (in current terms, was adjusted to $4.44 share to reflect splits and dividend payouts. SEE: The stock's historical prices at Yahoo Finance). The stock's share price on April 23, 2010 was $64.13. The stock had gained 1,344% from the date it was picked by ACE'S on March 12, 2002 to April 23, 2010. Investment duration: About 8 years and 1month. During the same period, the S&P 500 gained 4.44%. During the same period, the stock's average annual gain was about 168%.
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