Special Features Foolish Top 10 Lists -- Part 1

By Bill Mann (TMF Otter) and Rick Munarriz (TMFBreakerRick)

(Dec. 21, 1999)

Top 10 Gainers in 1999 (listed stocks above $5 per share, through 12/10)

  1. China Prosperity ADR (Nasdaq: CPIH) +2883%
  2. Digital Lightwave (Nasdaq: DIGL) +2159%
  3. Ancor Communications (Nasdaq: ANCR) +2046%
  4. Puma Technology (Nasdaq: PUMA) +2003%
  5. Interleaf (Nasdaq: LEAF) +1852%
  6. Silicon Storage (Nasdaq: SSTI) +1520%
  7. Metricom (Nasdaq: MCOM) +1509%
  8. Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) +1439%
  9. California Amplifier (Nasdaq: CAMP) +1377%
  10. Magic Software (Nasdaq: MGIC) +1321%

Top 10 Losers in 1999 (listed stocks above $5 per share, through 12/10)

  1. Pediatrix Medical (NYSE: PDX) -87%
  2. Engineering Animation (Nasdaq: EAII) -85%
  3. Boron Lepore (Nasdaq: BLPG) -81%
  4. Carriage Service (NYSE: CSV) -81%
  5. Service Corp. Intl. (NYSE: SRV) -81%
  6. CKE Restaurants (NYSE: CKR) -79%
  7. Curative Health (Nasdaq: CURE) -79%
  8. Service Experts (NYSE: SVE) -79%
  9. Fremont General (NYSE: FMT) -79%
  10. Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq: MANH) -78%

Top 10 Most Popular 1999 IPOs Based on Fool.com Message Board Postings

  1. United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) -- 8917 messages
  2. Red Hat (Nasdaq: RHAT) -- 2549
  3. Internet Capital Group (Nasdaq: ICGE) -- 677
  4. Akami (Nasdaq: AKAM) -- 573
  5. VA Linux (Nasdaq: LNUX) -- 480
  6. Wit Capital (Nasdaq: WITC) -- 297
  7. MP3.com (Nasdaq: MPPP) -- 295
  8. CBS Marketwatch (Nasdaq: MKTW) -- 209
  9. Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) -- 209
  10. Delphi Automotive (NYSE: DPH) -- 209

Top 10 Noteworthy IPOs in 1999 Not on the Popularity List

  1. World Wrestling Federation (Nasdaq: WWFE)
  2. Martha Stewart Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO)
  3. Foundry Networks (Nasdaq: FDRY)
  4. Ask Jeeves (Nasdaq: ASKJ)
  5. Commerce One (Nasdaq: CMRC)
  6. MyPoints.com (Nasdaq: MYPT)
  7. Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS)
  8. Freemarkets (Nasdaq: FMKT)
  9. E.Piphany (Nasdaq: EPNY)
  10. Cobalt Networks (Nasdaq: COBT)

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