Workshop Portfolio

Friday, December 12, 1997

The Daily Workshop Report
by Robert Sheard (TMF Sheard)

LEXINGTON, KY. (Dec. 12, 1997)

Here are the updates to the Workshop Database and the new rankings for the screens we're tracking for 1998.

Stocks Dropping Out of the Database

Anchor Gaming (Nasdaq: SLOT)

Southdown (NYSE: SDW)

Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW)

Stocks Being Added to the Database

Best Buy (NYSE: BBY)

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV)

TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX)

Unemotional Growth
Dell Computer (Nasdaq: DELL)
HBO & Co. (Nasdaq: HBOC)
PeopleSoft (Nasdaq: PSFT)
ENSCO Int'l (NYSE: ESV)
Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW)
AccuStaff Inc (NYSE: ASI)
Global Marine (NYSE: GLM)
Network Assoc. (Nasdaq: NETA)
Varco Int'l (NYSE: VRC)
CTS Corp. (NYSE: CTS)
CKE Restaurants (NYSE: CKR)

Investing for Growth
(Classic Order -- All Stocks)
HBO & Co. (Nasdaq: HBOC)
Iomega Corp. (NYSE: IOM)
Dell Computer (Nasdaq: DELL)
Quantum Corp. (Nasdaq: QNTM)
SCI Systems (NYSE: SCI)
Compaq Computer (NYSE: CPQ)
Adaptec Inc. (Nasdaq: ADPT)
Computer Associates (NYSE: CA)
Claire's Stores (NYSE: CLE)
The Gap (NYSE: GPS)
Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG)
Franklin Resources (NYSE: BEN)
Price, T. Rowe (Nasdaq: TROW)
Danka Business (Nasdaq: DANKY)
Robert Half Int'l (NYSE: RHI)
Linear Technology (Nasdaq: LLTC)
ICN Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: ICN)
Nautica Enterprises (Nasdaq: NAUT)

Investing for Growth
(Relative Strength Order -- 26-Week Return)
ICN Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: ICN)
Dell Computer (Nasdaq: DELL)
The Gap (NYSE: GPS)
Compaq Computer (NYSE: CPQ)
Price, T. Rowe (Nasdaq: TROW)
HBO & Co. (Nasdaq: HBOC)
Computer Associates (NYSE: CA)
SCI Systems (NYSE: SCI)
Iomega Corp. (NYSE: IOM)
Franklin Resources (NYSE: BEN)

Relative Strength
(IBD Method)
Best Buy Co. (NYSE: BBY)
Airborne Freight (NYSE: ABF)
ICN Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: ICN)
Dell Computer (Nasdaq: DELL)
Safeskin Corp. (Nasdaq: SFSK)
United Stationers (Nasdaq: USTR)
Guidant Corp. (NYSE: GDT)
Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF)
Varco Int'l (NYSE: VRC)
Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI)

Relative Strength
(26-Week Return Method)
Best Buy Co. (NYSE: BBY)
Safeskin Corp. (Nasdaq: SFSK)
ICN Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: ICN)
United Stationers (Nasdaq: USTR)
Airborne Freight (NYSE: ABF)
Varco Int'l (NYSE: VRC)
VWR Scientific (Nasdaq: VWRX)
Input/Output (NYSE: IO)
Guidant Corp. (NYSE: GDT)
Kansas City South'n Ind. (NYSE: KSU)

Formula 90
Airborne Freight (NYSE: ABF)
Dell Computer (Nasdaq: DELL)
Safeskin Corp. (Nasdaq: SFSK)
United Stationers (Nasdaq: USTR)
Varco Int'l (NYSE: VRC)
CTS Corp. (NYSE: CTS)
Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE: ETH)
Volt Info. Sciences (NYSE: VOL)
Kansas City South'n Ind. (NYSE: KSU)
Gen'l Nutrition (Nasdaq: GNCI) -- tied for 10th
Oneida Ltd. (NYSE: OCQ) -- tied for 10th

Keystone
Dell Computer (Nasdaq: DELL)
The Gap (NYSE: GPS)
Compaq Computer (NYSE: CPQ)
Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB)
Computer Associates (NYSE: CA)
AirTouch Communic. (NYSE: ATI)
Pfizer  Inc. (NYSE: PFE)
Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL)
Dayton Hudson (NYSE: DH)
Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG)
Norwest Corp. (NYSE: NOB)
Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO)
Home Depot (NYSE: HD)
Travelers Group (NYSE: TRV)
Medtronic Inc. (NYSE: MDT)
Schering-Plough (NYSE: SGP)
Merrill Lynch & Co. (NYSE: MER)
Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT)
CUC Int'l (NYSE: CU)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY)
BankAmerica Corp. (NYSE: BAC)
Tyco Int'l Ltd. (NYSE: TYC)
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HWP)
Allstate Corp. (NYSE: ALL)
MBNA Corp. (NYSE: KRB)
Freddie Mac (NYSE: FRE)
Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT)
Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW)
Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX)
Oracle Corp. (Nasdaq: ORCL)

Fool on!

Have You Given? The Fool Charity Fund