S&P Mid-Cap Index


S&P MIDCAP Top 10: Value Investment Strategy

TOP 10 Value VALUEVVV GROWTHVV SAFETYVV COMBINED
1. Brinker (L, US)  Restaurants
1. Brinker (L, US)   Restaurants 100 10 81 80
2. Olin (L, US)  Diversified Chemicals
2. Olin (L, US)   Diversified Chemicals 98 12 89 88
3. Williams-Sonoma (L, US)  Homefurnishing Retail
3. Williams-Sonoma (L, US)   Homefurnishing Retail 98 39 53 92
4. R.R. Donnelley (L, US)  Commercial Printing
4. R.R. Donnelley (L, US)   Commercial Printing 97 16 28 70
5. ManTech (M, US)  IT Consulting & oth. Services
5. ManTech (M, US)   IT Consulting & oth. Services 96 58 93 96
6. Cabot (L, US)  Commodity Chemicals
6. Cabot (L, US)   Commodity Chemicals 95 72 89 100
7. J. C. Penney (L, US)  Department Stores
7. J. C. Penney (L, US)   Department Stores 95 1 87 94
8. SPX (M, US)  Industrial Machinery
8. SPX (M, US)   Industrial Machinery 93 42 79 94
9. Great Plains Energy (L, US)  Electric Utilities
9. Great Plains Energy (L, US)   Electric Utilities 93 59 57 91
10. Atmos Energy (L, US)  Gas Utilities
10. Atmos Energy (L, US)   Gas Utilities 93 20 63 83

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S&P MIDCAP Top 10: Growth Investment Strategy

TOP 10 Growth VALUEVVV GROWTHVV SAFETYVV COMBINED
1. Harris Teeter Supermarkets (S, US)   Food Retail
1. Harris Teeter Supermarkets (S, US)   Food Retail 90 100 100 100
2. Donaldson (L, US)   Industrial Machinery
2. Donaldson (L, US)   Industrial Machinery 61 100 100 100
3. Nordson (L, US)   Industrial Machinery
3. Nordson (L, US)   Industrial Machinery 36 100 93 55
4. VeriFone Systems (M, US)   Electronic Equipment
4. VeriFone Systems (M, US)   Electronic Equipment 18 100 100 100
5. Timken (L, US)   Industrial Machinery
5. Timken (L, US)   Industrial Machinery 69 100 45 77
6. Ascena Retail (M, US)   Apparel Retail
6. Ascena Retail (M, US)   Apparel Retail 18 100 45 20
7. AMG (XL, US)   Asset Management & Custody
7. AMG (XL, US)   Asset Management & Custody 8 100 41 26
8. Ciena (L, US)   Communications Equipment
8. Ciena (L, US)   Communications Equipment 21 100 6 8
9. 3D Systems (S, US)   Technology Hardware & Peripherals
9. 3D Systems (S, US)   Technology Hardware & Peripherals 2 98 48 17
10. Bob Evans (XS, US)   Restaurants
10. Bob Evans (XS, US)   Restaurants 44 97 92 93

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S&P MIDCAP Top 10: Safety Investment Strategy

TOP 10 Safety VALUEVVV GROWTHVV SAFETYVV COMBINED
1. Harris Teeter Supermarkets (S, US)   Food Retail
1. Harris Teeter Supermarkets (S, US)   Food Retail 90 100 100 100
2. Donaldson (L, US)   Industrial Machinery
2. Donaldson (L, US)   Industrial Machinery 61 100 100 100
3. Kennametal (L, US)   Industrial Machinery
3. Kennametal (L, US)   Industrial Machinery 80 79 100 100
4. Avnet (XL, US)   Technology Distributors
4. Avnet (XL, US)   Technology Distributors 81 63 100 100
5. VeriFone Systems (M, US)   Electronic Equipment
5. VeriFone Systems (M, US)   Electronic Equipment 18 100 100 100
6. Flowers Foods (L, US)   Packaged Foods & Meats
6. Flowers Foods (L, US)   Packaged Foods & Meats 73 29 100 90
7. Cypress Semiconductor (L, US)   Semiconductors
7. Cypress Semiconductor (L, US)   Semiconductors 9 82 100 52
8. URSUS (XS, US)   Construction & Engineering
8. URSUS (XS, US)   Construction & Engineering 74 14 100 88
9. HCC Insurance (S, US)   Multi-line Insurance
9. HCC Insurance (S, US)   Multi-line Insurance 44 31 100 66
10. Oath (S, US)   Internet Software & Services
10. Oath (S, US)   Internet Software & Services 43 6 100 54

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S&P MIDCAP Top 10: Combined Investment Strategy

TOP 10 Combined VALUEVVV GROWTHVV SAFETYVV COMBINED
1. Harris Teeter Supermarkets (S, US)   Food Retail
1. Harris Teeter Supermarkets (S, US)   Food Retail 90 100 100 100
2. Donaldson (L, US)   Industrial Machinery
2. Donaldson (L, US)   Industrial Machinery 61 100 100 100
3. Kennametal (L, US)   Industrial Machinery
3. Kennametal (L, US)   Industrial Machinery 80 79 100 100
4. Cabot (L, US)   Commodity Chemicals
4. Cabot (L, US)   Commodity Chemicals 95 72 89 100
5. Cimarex (L, US)   Oil & Gas Production
5. Cimarex (L, US)   Oil & Gas Production 54 96 96 100
6. Avnet (XL, US)   Technology Distributors
6. Avnet (XL, US)   Technology Distributors 81 63 100 100
7. Plantronics (M, US)   Communications Equipment
7. Plantronics (M, US)   Communications Equipment 72 67 83 100
8. VeriFone Systems (M, US)   Electronic Equipment
8. VeriFone Systems (M, US)   Electronic Equipment 18 100 100 100
9. Regal Beloit (L, US)   Electr. Components & Equipment
9. Regal Beloit (L, US)   Electr. Components & Equipment 91 71 90 98
10. Patterson-UTI (S, US)   Oil & Gas Drilling
10. Patterson-UTI (S, US)   Oil & Gas Drilling 66 96 86 96

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Top 10 Stocks from the purely finance fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety in the stock index S&P Mid-Cap Index from January 1, 2011.

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