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Beacon Research Issues TraderNotes on CABN, CROX, NTRZ, DESC, BDGR for January 7, 2007

Today’s TraderNotes include: Carbon Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), Crocs, Inc. (Nasdaq: CROX), Nutracea (OTCBB: NTRZ), Distributed Energy Systems Corp. (Nadaq: DESC), Black Dragon Resource Companies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: BDGR)

 

Carbon Sciences, Inc. (CABN) TraderNote – CABN Develops its GreenCarbon Technology to be Commercially Viable

 

Carbon Sciences, Inc. (CABN) closed last Friday at 0.32, a positive change of 0.03 or an increase of 10.34% from the previous close of 0.29. Carbon Sciences, Inc. focuses on developing GreenCarbon Technology to convert carbon dioxide into a form that would not contribute to global warming. Its GreenCarbon Technology is targeted at coal-fired electrical power plants and fuel production plants. By eliminating harmful CO2 emissions, the technology will provide a partial solution to the problem of global warming. GreenCarbon Technology is initially targeting emissions from coal-fired electrical power and fuel production plants, as about one-third of CO2 released into the atmosphere is from the combustion of coal. The Company’s goal is to further develop GreenCarbon Technology and position this technology as a commercially viable method of sequestrating and converting CO2. CABN is finding momentum in trading as the Company is planning to build a prototype plant for concept demonstration, field testing and scalability optimization. In addition, CABN is working on refining the technology to meet US Department of Energy objective of sequestration with less than a 10% increase in energy costs, or roughly $10/ton of CO2. During last Friday's trading, CABN traded a volume of 138,560 shares within the range of 0.29 – 0.35. Indicating a near-term bullish signal, CABN opened at 0.30 to close at a higher rate of 0.32. The MACD for CABN indicated a strong bullish signal with the indicators above the signal line, a 9day moving average. Still above the 0 level, MACD indicates that the underlying moving averages are trending higher.

 

Crocs, Inc. (CROX) TraderNote – CROX Widens Market Share with Approximately 11,000 Store Locations in the U.S. and with its Web-based Sales

 

Crocs, Inc. (CROX) heavily traded last Friday with a volume of 9,214,721 shares within the range of 32.34 – 36.79. Crocs, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, develop and manufacture consumer products from specialty resins worldwide. It offers footwear for men, women and children under the Crocs brand. The Company also offers apparel and accessories, including t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, beanies and socks. In addition, it manufactures spa pillows for the home spa market, seats and pads for use in kayaks and canoes and scuba diving fins for other water sports products, as well as produces and distributes hockey and lacrosse equipment. It sells its products through other specialty channels, including gift shops, uniform suppliers, independent bicycle dealers, specialty food retailers, health and beauty stores and other specialty stores. Crocs also sells its products through company-operated kiosks that are located in high foot traffic areas, and directly to consumers through its web site, crocs.com. The Company operates in Australia, Austria, the Caribbean, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore and the United Kingdom. As of December 31, 2006, it operated 83 retail kiosks, as well as approximately 11,000 store locations in the United States. During last Friday's trading, CROX closed at 32.75, a negative change of 5.00 or a decrease of 13.25% from the previous close of 37.75. The RSI indicator is in the negative zone at 28.68, approaching an almost oversold condition but with no confirmation, still bearish for the moment. Slow Stochastics likewise indicates a bearish signal with both %K and %D below the 20% threshold, 17.63 and 15.63, respectively, with no confirmation of an oversold condition. MACD also indicates a bearish signal with both 12-day and 26-day EMAs below the 0 level, at -2.178 and -1.802, respectively.

 

 

NutraCea (NTRZ) TraderNote – NTRZ Gains Growth By Increase in Production Capacity, Leveraging and Strategic Acquisitions

 

NutraCea (NTRZ) closed last Friday at 1.56, a positive change of 0.11 or an increase of 7.59% from the previous close of 1.45. NutraCea is a health-science company which engages in the development and distribution of stabilized rice bran and proprietary rice bran formulations. Its products include food supplements and medical foods that provide health benefits for humans and animals based on stabilized rice bran, rice bran derivatives and rice bran oils. The Company's customers include consumer nutrition and healthcare companies, domestic and international food companies and companion animal feed manufacturers. NutraCea was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. NutraCea has now become a key emerging player in the nutraceutical industry. The Company's strength lies in its proprietary technology for stabilizing rice bran and producing rice bran foods and supplements that provide health benefits for humans and animals. The Company plans to grow by increasing its production capacity, acquiring smaller companies with promising technologies and leveraging its innovative process over a greater number of applications. During last Friday's trading, NTRZ traded a volume of 1,949,954 shares within the range of 1.40 – 1.71. Trending upwards, NTRZ's RSI last Friday is in the positive zone at 73.15, with no confirmed indication of an overbought condition. Likewise, slow Stochastics indicates a bullish signal with 86.96 %K and 87.23 %D with no confirmed indication of an overbought condition, signaling an upward trend continuation to test next resistance levels.

 

Distributed Energy Systems Corp. (DESC) TraderNote – DESC's Power Generating Technology Well-footed in Industrial, Commercial, and Governmental Sectors

 

Distributed Energy Systems Corp. (DESC) closed last Friday at 0.65, a positive change of 0.06 or an increase of 10.17% from the previous close of 0.59. Distributed Energy Systems Corp. designs, builds and installs stand-alone and grid-connected electric power systems for industrial, commercial and governmental customers. Its generating systems convert energy derived from wind, sunlight, oil, natural gas, diesel and bio-fuels into electricity, using power generation technologies integrated with custom controls and power electronics. It sells its systems to grid-connected customers and to customers who need power solutions for remote locations or environmentally benign alternatives to centrally distributed electricity. The Company also offers hydrogen generators, which utilize proprietary proton exchange membrane and electrochemical technology to produce hydrogen through the electrolysis of water, to domestic and international customers for industrial, utility and research applications. It also develops additional technologies and products for the distributed energy market, including systems that provide backup power and energy storage, hydrogen generators that produce hydrogen for fuel cell vehicles, power network architectures that link diverse power generating sources and advanced wind turbine generators. During last Friday's trading, DESC traded a volume of 2,678,445 shares within the range of 0.59 – 0.78. Almost all indicators are pointing north. RSI is in the positive zone at 66.98, curving upwards with no indication of an exhausted level. Stochastics likewise signals a bullish trend with both %K and %D above 50, at 73.21 and 58.42, respectively, far from an overbought condition. MACD is also bullish with the histogram reading above the 0 level.

 

Black Dragon Resource Companies, Inc. (BDGR) TraderNote – BDGR With Its Oil and Gas Reserves Worth $12.7 Billion Enters Into A Joint Venture Agreement

 

Black Dragon Resource Companies, Inc. (BDGR) closed last Friday at 0.062, a positive change of 0.02 or an increase of 58.97% from the previous close of 0.039. Black Dragon Resource Companies, Inc. engages in the acquisition, development, production and sale of oil and gas and natural gas properties in the United States. It produces oil and natural gas from marginal stripper wells, whose production has slowed to 1/2 barrels of crude oil per day or less. Black Dragon Resource Companies, Inc. is headquartered in Oil City, Louisiana. Recently, Black Dragon entered into a Joint Venture Agreement and a Financing transaction having as a condition for the latter the submission by the Company of a current business Plan to its proposed Joint Venture Partner, which was done and was accepted as satisfactory. The Company also made a correction to an error made in the Company's release about the Proposed Joint Venture, which could bring in over $100,000,000 to Black Dragon. The release inaccurately reported that Black Dragon's oil and gas reserves were valued at $2.7 billion dollars whereas, in fact, its Joint Venture Partner had accepted the oil and gas reserves as having a value of $12.7 billion. During last Friday's trading, BDGR traded a volume of 8,864,970 shares within the range of 0.041 – 0.062. Share prices opened from a low of 0.41 and reached the high of 0.062 at closing, indicating a short-term bullish signal. The RSI indicator reflects a bullish signal at 78.02 curving upwards to indicate a continuation of an upward trend. Slow Stochastics indicator also reflects bullish trend with both %K and %D lines directed upwards with readings at 77.89 and 59.12, respectively.

 

 

Beacon Equity Research Disclosure

The analysts contributing to this report do not hold any shares of Mammoth Energy Group, Inc. (MMTE). Additionally, the analysts contributing to this report certify that the views expressed herein accurately reflect the analysts' personal views as to the subject securities and issuers. The analyst(s) writing this report recognize and aspire to all of the CFA Institute Guidelines for Independent Research. Beacon Equity Research (“Beacon”) certifies that no part of the analysts' compensation was, is, or will be, directly or indirectly, related to the specific recommendation or views expressed by the analysts in the report. Principals of BER have purchased 300,000 shares of restricted stock from the company (CABN) at .15 per share.This report is based on data obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, but is not guaranteed as to accuracy and does not purport to be complete. As such, the report should not be construed as advice designed to meet the particular investment needs of any investor. Any opinions expressed herein are subject to change.
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