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STOCKS IN THE NEWS

Week of Nov. 7-13
DIVIDENDS
Increased Dividends
Quarterly unless noted otherwise
Adams Resources .....30A from .23A
Atmos Energy .....31 from .305
Auto Data Processing .....155 from .14
Baldor Electric .....15 from .14
Bandag Inc .....33 from .325
Borg Warner Inc .....14 from .125
C&F Financial Cp .....24 from .22
Chester Bncp Inc .....23 from .22
Goodheart-Willcox .....90 from .80
Intel Corp .....08 from .04
Lincoln Natl Cp .....365 from .35
Louisiana-Pacific Cp .....10 from .075
MOCON Inc .....07 from .06
Natl Bankshares (VA) .....65S from .63S
Mesa Labs Inc .....06 from .05
Pason Systems Inc g .....15S from .10S
Power Fncl Cp g .....2025 from .1825
Prudential Fncl .....625A from .50A
Royal Gold Inc .....05 from .0375
StanCorp Fncl Gp ....1.00A from .70A
Sunset Fncl .....05 from .015
Sysco Corp .....15 from .13
Tortoise Engy Inf .....43 from .34
Universal Corp .....42 from .39
Whole Food Market .....19 from .15
Initiated Cash Dividends
Affirmative Insur.... .02
Amer Campus Cmtys.... .1651
HomeBanc Cp.... .12
Kayne Anderson MLP Inv .25
Premcor Inc.... .02
Propspect Energy.... .10
Westlake Chemical.... .02125
Extra or Special Dividends
Diamonds Trust.... .22
EchoStar Communic.... 1.00
Glendale Intl Corp g .40
Husky Energy.... g .54
Jeffersonville Bncp.... .04
Market 2000 HOLDRs.... .18
Mesa Labs Inc.... .20
NWH Inc.... .20
New Century Fncl.... 1.50
Rouse Co.... 2.2947
Software HOLDRs.... .90
Temple-Inland.... 1.00
Reduced Dividends
ASA Ltd .....10 from .15
Pacific Continental Cp .....06 from .064
Omitted or Suspended Dividends
Mandalay Resort Group
Declared Stock Dividends
Middlefield Banc.... 5pc
Pilot Bncshrs.... 5pc
Sparton Corp.... 5pc
Declared Stock Splits
Badger Meter Inc ....2 for 1
Centene Cp ....2 for 1
Cheesecake Factory ....3 for 2
Cleveland Cliffs ....2 for 1
Napco Security ....6 for 5
Vimpel Comm ADS ....3 for 1
Stock Splits This Week
Briggs & Stratton Corp.... 2-1
Catuity Inc.... 1-15 reverse
EARNINGS
Annual Earnings Higher
Agilent Tech .....71 vs loss
Atmos Energy ....1.58 vs 1.54
Axcan Pharma .....98 vs .44
BEI Technologies .....80 vs .39
Beazer Homes USA ....17.09 vs 12.78
Brooks Automation .....41 vs loss
Cascade Nat Gas ....1.19 vs .82
Courier Corp ....2.50 vs 2.48
EnergySouth ....1.60 vs 1.45
Horton (D.R.) ....4.11 vs 2.73
Green Mtn Coffee ....1.06 vs .86
Lee Enterprises ....1.91 vs 1.75
Moog Inc ....2.17 vs 1.84
Rayovac ....1.61 vs .48
Rofin-Sinar Tech ....2.31 vs 1.29
Royal Grp Tech .....78 vs loss
Whole Food Mkt ....2.09 vs 1.66
Annual Earnings Lower
Helmerich and Payne .....09 vs .35
Jacobs Enginerr ....2.25 vs 2.27
Zoll Medical .....96 vs 1.40
CHAPTER 11
Murray Inc
ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS
Minimum value $100 million
Advanced Medical Optics Inc -
VISX Inc ($1.27B)
BT Group PLC -
Infonet Services Corp ($965M)
Dimon Inc -
Standard Commercial Corp ($670M)
Jones Apparel Group Inc -
Barneys New York Inc ($294M)
Verizon Wireless - airwave licenses in 23
markets from NextWave Telecom ($3B)
Proposed
Blockbuster Inc -
Hollywood Entertainment Corp ($700M)
Steel Partners II - GenCorp shares
it does not already own ($697M)
CALLED FOR REDEMPTION
Grand Metropolitan DE LP 9.42pc pfA
Nov. 16
NEW LISTINGS
NYSE Stocks and Derivatives
BAC Capital Trust V 6pc Capital Securities
Nalco Holdings Co
Ormat Technologies Inc
RMK Advantage Income Fund
Technical Olympic USA Inc
NYSE Bonds
Technical Olympic USA Inc 9pc due 7-1-2010;
10.375pc due 7-1-2012; 7.50pc due 3-1-2011
Amex Stocks and Derivatives
Adherex Technologies Inc
Nasdaq
Copano Energy L.L.C.
Superior Essex Inc
ZipRealty Inc
REMOVED FROM TRADING
NYSE Stocks and Derivatives
Entergy Arkansas Capital I 8.5pc QUIPS
Newscorp Overseas Ltd pf A and pf B
Amex Stocks and Derivatives
Diversified Corporate Resources Inc
Nasdaq
Braun Consulting Inc
ELXSI Corporation
InterCept Inc
Minuteman Intl Inc
Persistence Software Inc
Prime Medical Services Inc
CORPORATE NAME CHANGES
HealthTronics Surgical Services Inc
to HealthTronics Inc
Tesoro Petroleum Corp to Tesoro Corp

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