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Well that nickel didn't last long in my pocket did it? (some surprise?) Having a 'permission slip' to buy another position, I went right to the top % gainers list today and came across an old favorite of mine, VCA Antech (WOOF) which was on the list of top % gainers on the NASDAQ and is trading at $39.05, up $2.98 or 8.23% on the day as I write.
I say "old favorite" as I first wrote up this stock on March 17, 2004, on Stock Picks Bob's Advice when it was trading at $34.69. WOOF had a 2:1 stock split in August, 2004, making my effective pick price actually $17.35.
Anyhow, seeing an old favorite of mine, a stock that I would say is part of my vocabulary of stocks, I went ahead and purchased 180 shares at a price of $39.15.
I shall try and do an updated write-up on this stock later today :).
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