Below are the returns of companies featured in last year's Stocks for Mom special feature. and Paypal were bought out at prices that differed from their "Stock for Mom" prices roughly by the amounts shown. All returns are May 3, 2002 to May 7, 2003. Dividends are not included.

    Stock        Ticker   Fool    Return
Fargo Elec.   FRGO   Edible    10.5%       EFTD   Matt      Flat*
Becton        BDX    Otter     -1.6%
Smithfield    SFD    Selena    -7.3%
Paypal        PYPL   Edible    -7.0%*
Constellation STZ    Orngebld -11.6%
S&P 500                       -13.4%