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I don't get it either. I read the news story and then looked at my portfolio and had to do a double take. What gives? Jim.

Perhaps someone with more experience in this stock can answer this better (I've only been in for about 11 months). The only thing I can figure is that it's similar to when CSCO splits. The short termers are anticipating the pre-split runup and then dump the next day. Well, with JAKK it seems like there's a pre-earnings runup (since this little gem has a history of blowing out the numbers) and then the daytraders dump. The smaller float on JAKK accounts for the large percentage swing. Since I've been watching, it seems like the appreciation occurs between earnings reports.

That's just my 0.02 and anyone else is welcome to jump into the kiddie pool here and dispute my hypothesis!

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