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PRIME STOCK NEWSLETTER FOR NOVEMBER 16th, 2009

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Position Statement: In our Prime Recommendation Letter we attempt to identify the recommendation with the highest probability of moving higher.  We recommend that stop orders be placed at the time of purchase,  and once the position has moved profitable we recommend a stop be placed a minimum of $0.375 above the purchase price and moved higher as the position moves higher.

Today's Comments: The overall market looks to move higher again this morning.



Recommendation: BUY

Terra Industries, Inc. 'TRA'

Company: Terra Industries, Inc. Symbol: 'TRA' Closing Price: $37.74

Web: www.terraindustries.com

YH: $38.08 YL: $11.21 EPS: $3.22 P/E: 12

Shares Outstanding: 100 Million

Forecasted EPS:.$2.80 Market Cap.: $3.8 Billion
Dividend: $0.40 Yield: 1.10% Aver. Daily Trading Volume: 2.1 Million Shares  
Price Targets:  $42.30 Downside Stop:  $36.21/share
Options Rec.: November 35 Calls @ $3.50/contract Options Symbol: TRA K35

Additional information on Terra Industries, Inc. 'TRA' can be found (here)

Company Description: Terra Industries Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and marketing of nitrogen and methanol products for agricultural and industrial markets in North America and the United Kingdom. The company offers fertilizers, such as anhydrous ammonia, urea ammonium nitrate solutions, ammonium nitrate, and urea, as well as nitric acid, carbon dioxide, and dinitrogen tetroxide. It sells its products to national agricultural retail chains, farm cooperatives, independent dealers, and industrial customers. The company was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa.

Chart for Mosaic Company

Chart updates daily

Recent News:
11/13 RiskMetrics backs CF nominees to Terra board AP (Fri, Nov 13)
  11/12 Agrium makes "final" offer for CF Industries AP (Thu, Nov 12)
  11/09 Terra Industries Files Investor Presentation Business Wire (Mon, Nov 9)
A full list of the news headlines for Terra Industries, Inc. 'TRA' can be found (here)

Our Analysis: The shares of Terra Industries, Inc. 'TRA' moved sharply higher on Friday on significantly heavier than normal trading volume. The shares of 'TRA' finished the day by completing a "cup pattern" with a measured move to our stated price target of $42.30/share. This is a very bullish trading signal. I see downside support on the shares of 'TRA' @ $36.68/share, and have set my stops accordingly @ $36.21/share.


Stocks Looking Higher
AMZN, QLGC, KO, NOC, FDS, AKAM, ATHN, UTX, MSFT, CRM, DIS, TYC, NLC, URBN, GR, FFIV, BMC, TRA, UFS, LOW, MO, GLW, CY, MCD, MRVL, IR, MHP, CAG
Stocks Looking Lower
GE, JPM, AA, DELL, JWN, MPEL, GME, SWN, SUN, FLR, HK, LINTA, RRC

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