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We will return to SI Pro and Garmin shortly, but Herb's latest e-mail

http://www.marketwatch.com/News/Story/Story.aspx?guid=%7b5F92D221-4FD8-4E6B-A3AF-2E889AEB21D4%7d&siteid=mktw&dist=nbc&print=true&dist=printTop

prompted me to look at Crocs (CROX), the maker of those funny looking (but comfortable, so I am told) shoes.

Have you checked this company out? For the 3 mos. Mar. 2006 Crocs made $6.4 million of GAAP profit. But their investment in working capital was $28 million, so operating cash flow was $(18) million. After deducting for capex, free cash flow was $(22) million.

Bowling companies. Hula-hoop makers. Pet rocks. George Foreman grills. Hot glazed donuts. And now Crocs. I fear many investors will get lose money on this fad, too; fortunately, however, it won't be anyone who reads this site.



Hewitt
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