SecurityStockWatch.com 100 Index Monthly Chart - October 2007


100 Index Rises 1.8% in September


The SSW 100 Index rose 1.8% in September from 238 to 242. However, the majors doubled or more than doubled its increase. The Dow and the NASDAQ both jumped 4% and were only slightly trailed by the 3.6% increase of the S&P 500. The Dow moved from 13,358 to 13,896 (160 to 167 on a comparable index basis). The NASDAQ increased from 2,596 to 2,702 (194 to 202 on a comparable index basis) and the S&P 500 rose from 1,474 to 1,527 (168 to 174 on a comparable index basis).

Gainers led decliners by a three to two margin, 59 to 40 with one even. Fourteen gainers were up more than 10% with an impressive eight of those up by more than 20%. Six on the downside were off by more than 10%

Posting better than 20% gains were:

    Allied Defense Group Inc. (ADG) up 75% to $7.88
    EDO Corporation (EDO) up 30% to $56.01
    Strategic Diagnostics Inc. (SDIX) up 29% to $5.10
    Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (HEPH) up 27% to $1.97
    RAE Systems Inc. (RAE) up 25% to $3.31
    Bruker BioSciences Corp. (BRKR) up 23% to $8.80
    Cepheid (CPHD) up 22% to $22.80
    ISIS Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ISIS) up 21% to $14.97

Off by more than 15% were:

    Neogen Corp. (NEOG) down 26% to $23.63
    Applied Digital Solutions Inc. (ADSX) down 24% to $0.92
    ACI Worldwide, Inc. (ACIW) down 14% to $22.35
    American Science & Engineering Inc. (ASEI) down 13% to $62.66
    KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) down 11% to $8.55
    Mercury Computer Systems Inc. (MRCY) down 10% to $10.28





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