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For the Week Aug. 29 - Sept. 4
Increased Dividends
Quarterly unless noted
American Woodmark ....$.05 from $.04
Bank of Nova Scotia g .....24 from .21
Commerical Bkshr .....15 from .14
FFW Corp .....12 from .105
Farmer Brothers .....75 from .70
Frisch's Restaurants .....08 from .07
Gannett Co .....21 from .20
LG&E Energy .....3175 from .3075
New England Rlty Assoc .....51 from .46S
Parkway Props .....50 from .45
Royal Caribbean .....11 from .09
Weston Geo g .....12 from .10
g- Canadian funds
Special Dividends
Computer Concepts $.29
Prison Realty Trust .60
Declared Stock Dividends
Canadian 88 Energy - 1 shr
of Prize Energy for each 5.1 held
Lynch Corp - 1 shr of Lynch Interactive Corp
Rexhall Indus.... 5pc
Shaw Comm cl B - 1/3 of cl B non-
voting shr of Corus Entertainment
Omitted Dividends
K2 Inc
Reduced Dividends
Duff & Phelps Utils TxFr ....$.0775 from $.08M
Resumed Dividends
Technology Research.... $.01
Chapter 11
ICO Global Communications Ltd
Declared Stock Splits
System Software Assoc ....1 for 4
Vodafone AirTouch plc ADS ....5 for 1
Stock Splits This Week
Core Comm Ltd.... 3 for 2
Euro Tech Holdings.... 6 for 5
Nextlink Communications.... 2 for 1
Teradyne Inc.... 2-1
Annual Earnings Higher
Bernard Chaus ....$.40 vs $.28
Colorado Medtech .....63 vs .37
Conso Intl .....78 vs .68
Northn Sts Pwr ....1.63 vs 1.62
Teltrend Inc ....1.18 vs .34
Annual Earnings Lower
CompUSA Inc.... loss vs $.33
Day Runner.... loss vs 1.27
Neiman Marcus Grp ....1.0 vs 2.13
Novacare ....Inc loss vs .91
Pall Corp .....41 vs .75
PiedmontNatGas ....1.83 vs 1.98
Softech Inc.... loss vs .22
Westrn Resources .....38 vs 7.48
Acquisitions and Mergers
$100 million minimum value
Biomet Inc - Implant Innovations Inc ($175M)
Carlyle Group - Kuhlman Electric ($120M)
Carrefour SA (France) -
Promodes SA (France) ($16.6B)
Dyckerhoff AG (Germany) -
Lone Star Inds ($1.2B)
Guidant Corp - Cardiothoracic Corp ($313M)
H&R Block - Olde Financial Corp ($850M)
Hart-Hanks Inc -
ZD Market Intelligence ($100M)
Henly Group PLC (Britain) -
Blue Bird Corp ($428M)
North Fork Bancorp - Reliance Bancorp ($352M)
Smithfield Foods Inc -
Murphy Family Farms ($290M)
Tyco Intl - AFC Cable Systems Inc ($575M)
U.S. Bancorp Inc -
Peninsula Bank (San Diego) ($104M)
Weatherford Intl -
Petroline Wellsystems Ltd (Scotland) ($165M)
NYSE Stocks and Derivatives
Gildan Activewear Inc
NYSE Bonds
XTRA Inc 7.125pc notes due 5/1 4/2 019
Nasdaq NNM
SpectraSite Holdings Inc
NYSE Stocks and Derivatives
Calif Federal Bank 11 1/2 pc pf
Colonial Gas Co
Puget Sound Energy 8 1/2 pc pf series III
Richfood Holdings Inc
AMEX Stocks and Derivatives
Gildan Activewear Inc
Westower Corp
Nasdaq NNM
American Homepatient Inc
Central Sprinkler Corp
Collegen Aesthetics inc
Data Processing Resource Corp
Envirosource Inc
Factory Card Outlet Corp
Lai Worldwide Inc
Mark VII Inc
Motorcar Parts & Assoc
Rockford Corp
Sodak Gaming Inc
Stride & Associates Inc
Therma-Wave Inc Inc Networks Inc
Corporate Name Changes
Costco Companies Inc to Costco Wholesale Corp
Cybershop International Inc to Inc
Internet Financial Services Inc to AB Watley Group Inc
JMC Group Inc to Fechtor, Detwiler, Mitchell & Co
Monarch Machine Tool Co to Genesis Worldwide Inc
Preferred Income Management Fund to Boulder Total Return Fund
Valmet Rauma Corp to Metso Corp

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