Thursday, April 5, 2012

First stocks added to Marquette's AIM Small Cap Fund by students in the Class of 2013

The students in the AIM Class of 2013 are now managing the AIM funds (as of April 1, 2012). Today they added four stocks to the AIM Small Cap Equity Fund (benchmarked to the Russell 2000 Index). The table below shows the new stocks and students who pitched them. The write-ups can be obtained here.

Hallador Energy Company engages in the production and sale of steam coal in the United States. It owns interests in the Carlisle mine, an underground coal mine located in western Indiana.

Landauer, Inc. provides technical and analytical services to determine occupational and environmental radiation exposure primarily in the United States and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Radiation Monitoring and Medical Physics. 

Power-One, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of power supply products for the renewable energy, servers, storage and networking, telecommunications, industrials, and network power systems industries worldwide. Its products convert, regulate, purify, store, manage, or distribute electrical power for electronic equipment. 

Body Central Corp. operates as a specialty retailer of young women's apparel and accessories in the south, mid-Atlantic, and midwest regions of the United States. The company operates specialty apparel stores under the Body Central and Body Shop banners, as well as a direct business of its Body Central catalog and e-commerce Website at

The next presentations will be on Friday, April 13. These will be held at Geneva Capital Management. The write-ups will be posted on the AIM web site on Monday, April 9th.