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Subject:  Collected thoughts from Yahoo Msg Board Date:  10/29/2004  3:55 PM
Author:  jjaym Number:  81 of 86

Here's a few thoughts on BBOX I posted today on the Yahoo! message board

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BBOX spent $13m on stock buybucks the last quarter. With a current market cap of about $700m, that comes nearly 2% of the stock.

Some other things to consider:

95% institutional ownership.
7% insider ownership (really?)
11% of float short

Given this profile, I would not recommend shorting. BBOX is likely