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Profile of the Week

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Riding a rally in Nasdaq tech stocks, Internet services company MarchFirst saw its stock price rocket upward in active trading. There was no specific corporate news to explain the surge. Despite a chorus of analyst recommendations rating it a "moderate" or "strong" buy, stock in MarchFirst, created by the merger in March of Whittman-Hart and USWeb/CKS, recently languished at its low for the year of $15. It traded at $50 at the time of the merger. In trading Friday, MarchFirst closed at $26.19, up 58.11% for the week.
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