Table 1.8 shows a data set containing information for 25 of the shadow stocks tracked by the American Association of Individual Investors. Shadow stocks are common stocks of smaller companies that are not closely followed by Wall Street analysts. The data set is also on the website that accompanies the text in the DATAfile named Shadow02.
TABLE 1.8 DATA SET FOR 25 SHADOW STOCKS
Company | Exchange | Ticker Symbol |
Market Cap ($ millions) | Price/Earnings Ratio | (.»ross Profit Margin (%) |
DeWolfe Companies | AMEX | DWL | 36.4 | 8.4 | 36.7 |
North Coast Energy | OTC | NCEB | 52.5 | 6.2 | 59.3 |
Hansen Natural Corp. | OTC | HANS | 41.1 | 14.6 | 44.8 |
MarineMax, Inc. | NYSE | HZO | 111.5 | 7.2 | 23.8 |
Nanometrics Incorporated | OTC | NANO | 228.6 | 38.0 | 53.3 |
TeamStaff, Inc. | OTC | TSTF | 92.1 | 33.5 | 4.1 |
Environmental Tectonics | AMEX | ETC | 51.1 | 35.8 | 35.9 |
Measurement Specialties | AMEX | MSS | 101.8 | 26.8 | 37.6 |
SEMCO Energy, Inc. | NYSE | SEN | 193.4 | 18.7 | 23.6 |
Party City Corporation | OTC | PCTY | 97.2 | 15.9 | 36.4 |
Embrex, Inc. | OTC | EMBX | 136.5 | 18.9 | 59.5 |
Tech/Ops Sevcon, Inc. | AMEX | TO | 23.2 | 20.7 | 35.7 |
ARCADES NV | OTC | ARCAF | 173.4 | 8.8 | 9.6 |
Qiao Xing Universal Tele. | OTC | 64.3 | 22.1 | 30.8 | |
Energy West Incorporated | OTC | EWST | 29.1 | 9.7 | 16.3 |
Barnwell Industries. Inc. | AMEX | BRN | 27.3 | 7.4 | 73.4 |
Innodata Corporation | OTC | INOD | 66.1 | 11.0 | 29.6 |
Medical Action Industries | OTC | MDCI | 13(7.1 | 26.9 | 30.6 |
Instrumentarium Corp. | OTC | INMRY | 240.9 | 3.6 | 52.1 |
Petroleum Development | OTC | PETD | 95.9 | 6.1 | 19.4 |
Drexler Technology Corp. | OTC | DRXR | 233.6 | 45.6 | 53.6 |
Gerber Childrenswear Inc. | NYSE | GCW | 126.9 | 7.9 | 25.8 |
Gaiam, Inc. | OTC | GAIA | 295.5 | 68.2 | 60.7 |
Artesian Resources Corp. | OTC | ARTNA | 62.8 | 20.5 | 45.5 |
York Water Company | OTC | YORW | 92.2 | 22.9 | 74.2 |
a.
Find the number of variables.
The given information is about the shadow stocks. The 25 shadow stocks are tracked by the American association of individual investors...
b.
Identify the categorical and quantitative variables.
c.
Find the frequency and the percentage of the frequency for AMEX, NYSE, and OTC.
Construct the bar graph.
d.
Construct the frequency distribution for the gross profit margin.
Construct the histogram.
e.
Find the average price/earnings ratio.
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