The 52-Week Low Club

Labranche (LAB) Being a specialist firm trading stocks has gotten to be nasty business. Shares drop to $4.65 from 52-week high of $12.21.

King Pharmaceuticals (KG) Still taking hammer because patent on top drug was found to be invalid. Down to $12.26 from 52-week high of $22.25.

International Rectifier (IRF) CEO on leave due to audit. Shares just keep falling. Drops to $31.37 from 52-week high of $44.36.

Expressjet Holdings (XJT) Oil up. Bad time to be in airline business. Falls to $3.68 from 52-week high of $9.61.

Steven Madden (SHOO) Director steps down. Shares now off to $20.02 from 52-week high of $44.70.

Home Solutions (HSOA) Provider of construction business during real estate recession. Shares off to $2.45 from 52-week high of $8.24.

Caribou Coffee  (CBOU) Like Starbucks (SBUX), only smaller. But, similar drop in stock price. Down to $5.74 from 52-week high of $9.27.

Douglas A. McIntyre

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