2008 Review

Results for 2008:

QCOM

-7.4%

 

EQIX

-47.4%

 

ZRAN

-69.7%

ALTR

-12.6%

 

TXN

-52.3%

 

PWER

-70.2%

EZCH

-13.6%

 

NSM

-54.4%

 

AMD

-71.2%

XLNX

-16.0%

 

FORM

-55.9%

 

FNSR

-73.8%

TSM

-16.7%

 

MVIS

-56.9%

 

IKAN

-76.6%

ENER

-25.1%

 

SMI

-59.3%

 

FLEX

-78.8%

PMCS

-25.7%

 

GLW

-59.4%

 

OPXT

-80.2%

NETL

-31.6%

 

CPHD

-60.6%

 

SIGM

-82.8%

BRCM

-35.1%

 

MU

-63.6%

 

S

-86.1%

HITT

-38.3%

 

SMTL

-64.9%

 

ANAD

-87.2%

SYNA

-39.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Results for the five years 2004-2008:

The "Yrs" column shows how long each company
actually was in the GTI during the period. The "Total"
column shows the compound return for the period.
The "Ann'l" column shows it annualized.

 

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

Total

Yrs

Ann'l

ALTR

-13%

-1%

6%

-10%

-9%

-25%

5.0

-5.6%

AMD

-71%

-63%

-33%

39%

44%

-86%

4.9

-33.0%

ANAD

-87%

31%

12%

 

 

-81%

2.3

-51.8%

BRCM

-35%

-19%

3%

46%

-5%

-25%

5.0

-5.6%

CPHD

-61%

210%

-3%

-12%

4%

8%

5.0

1.6%

ENER

-25%

-1%

-26%

 

 

-45%

2.9

-18.9%

EQIX

-47%

34%

86%

-5%

52%

89%

5.0

13.5%

EZCH

-14%

31%

175%

-64%

43%

63%

5.0

10.3%

FLEX

-79%

5%

10%

-24%

-7%

-83%

5.0

-29.6%

FNSR

-74%

-55%

55%

-4%

 

-82%

3.1

-43.0%

FORM

-56%

-11%

2%

 

 

-60%

2.1

-35.4%

GLW

-59%

29%

-5%

81%

13%

2%

5.0

0.3%

HITT

-38%

37%

 

 

 

-15%

1.9

-8.4%

IKAN

-77%

-38%

-41%

9%

 

-91%

3.1

-53.5%

MU

-64%

-39%

 

 

 

-78%

1.9

-55.1%

MVIS

-57%

22%

-11%

-49%

-8%

-78%

5.0

-26.1%

NETL

-32%

48%

-20%

123%

 

80%

3.9

16.3%

NSM

-54%

1%

-12%

45%

-9%

-47%

5.0

-11.8%

OPXT

-80%

-33%

 

 

 

-87%

1.6

-71.1%

PMCS

-26%

-3%

-50%

 

 

-63%

2.7

-31.0%

PWER

-70%

-45%

21%

-33%

-12%

-88%

4.6

-37.0%

QCOM

-7%

6%

-11%

2%

57%

40%

5.0

6.9%

S

-86%

-30%

-9%

-5%

121%

-81%

5.0

-28.5%

SIGM

-83%

117%

65%

6%

 

-34%

3.1

-12.7%

SMI

-59%

-19%

-5%

-37%

-26%

-86%

4.8

-33.2%

SMTL

-65%

-35%

40%

 

 

-68%

2.6

-35.2%

SYNA

-40%

39%

20%

-19%

104%

66%

5.0

10.6%

TSM

-17%

-4%

17%

27%

-5%

12%

5.0

2.3%

TXN

-52%

17%

-10%

31%

-11%

-42%

4.8

-10.6%

XLNX

-16%

-6%

-4%

-14%

-23%

-50%

5.0

-13.1%

ZRAN

-70%

54%

-10%

40%

-36%

-62%

4.9

-18.0%

For comparison, the GTI's annual return over the
five years was - 8.0%. The NASDAQ's was - 4.7%.