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STOCKS IN THE NEWS / WEEK OF APRIL 17 - 23

DIVIDENDS
Increased Dividends
Quarterly unless noted otherwise
Anchor BanCorp (WI) .....135 from .125
Arbor Realty Tr .....55 from .47
Bank of the Ozarks .....09 from .08
CIT Group .....16 from .13
Carnival Corp .....20 from .15
Carnival plc .....20 from .15
Citizens South Bkng .....07 from .065
Clinical Data .....04 from .03
Copano Energy LLC .....42 from .40
Fidelity Bancorp .....13 from .12
Fst Potomac Realty .....275 from .26
GB&T Bancshares .....085 from .076
Gold Banc ....Corp 05 from .03
HealthCare REIT .....62 from .60
Hudson City Bncp .....21 from .20
Husky Energy g .....14 from .12
Kinder Morgan Engy Ptrs .....76 from .74
LTC Properties .....11M from .30Q
M&T Bank Corp .....45 from .40
Mellon Financial .....20 from .18
Merrill Lynch & Co .....20 from .16
Nash Finch Co .....18 from .135
Omega Healthcare Inv .....21 from .20
Oneok Inc .....28 from .25
PPG Inds .....47 from .45
Peoples Bank (CT) .....33 from .29
Peoples-Sidney Fncl .....15 from .14
Provident Bkshs .....27 from .265
Qualcom Inc .....09 from .07
Seagate Tech .....08 from .06
Smucker, JM Co .....27 from .25
Sonoco Products .....23 from .22
Sound Fedl Bncp .....065 from .06
Southern Co .....3725 from .3575
Total System Svcs .....06 from .04
UnionBanCal Corp .....41 from .36
Virginia Financial .....21 from .20
Washington Mutual .....47 from .46
Webster Fncl .....25 from .23
Weyerhaeuser Co .....50 from .40
Xilinx Inc .....07 from .05
g- Canadian funds.
Initiated Cash Dividends
NTS Realty Hldgs.... .10
NorthStar Rlty Finance.... .15
Extra or Special Dividends
Investors Capital Holding.... .02
Reduced Dividends
Saxon Capital .....55 from .58
Resumed Dividends
Inco Ltd.... .10
Declared Stock Dividends
Canyon Natl Bank.... 5pc
Center Bncp Inc.... 5pc
Community Central Bcp.... 5pc
Fidelity Bancorp.... 10pc
Fst Chester County Cp.... 10pc
Macatawa Bank Corp.... 5pc
Southern Conn Bncp.... 5pc
Declared Stock Splits
Barrett Business Svcs ....3 for 2
FNB Financial Svcs ....5 for 4
Frontier Financial ....3 for 2
Healthcare Svcs Gp ....3 for 2
J.B. Hunt Transportation ....2 for 1
Peoples Bank (CT) ....3 for 2
Respironics Inc ....2 for 1
South Jersey Inds ....2 for 1
Ultra Petroleum ....2 for 1
Washington Banking Co ....4 for 3
Stock Splits This Week
American Vanguard.... 2-1
Capital Corp of the West.... 9-5
CHC Helicopter Corp.... 2-1
Engineered Support Systems.... 3-2
Gerdau SA ADS.... 3-2
Lufkin Inds.... 2-1
Pixar Animation Studios.... 2-1
Sportsman's Guide Inc.... 3-2
Staples Inc.... 3-2
EARNINGS
Annual Earnings Higher
Acmat Corp ....1.28 vs .69
Aerosonic Corp .....39 vs .14
Amen Properties .....26 vs .13
Amer Cmty Props .....67 vs .55
Back Yard Burgers .....25 vs .24
Central Coast Bcp ....1.12 vs 1.01
Century Casinos .....30 from .22
DGSE Cos .....07 vs loss
Devcon Intl ....2.09 vs loss
Forest Labs ....2.25 vs 1.95
J. Alexander's Corp .....71 vs .49
Lakeland Inds ....1.23 vs 1.11
Newmil Bancorp ....1.95 vs 1.73
PacificNet Inc .....11 vs loss
Servotronics Inc .....35 from .13
Shell Canada g ....4.64 vs 2.92
South Jersey Inds ....3.21 vs 2.74
Sports Authority ....1.29 vs .84
Sthn Cmty Fncl .....45 vs .04
Supervalu Inc ....2.71 vs 2.01
Trintech Group .....12 vs loss
Williams-Sonoma ....1.60 vs 1.32
Xerox Corp .....87 vs .85
Annual Earnings Lower
Allis-Chalmers Engy .....07 vs .39
CD&L Inc .....11 vs .21
CPI Corp.... loss vs .15
CableTel Intl.... loss vs .43
ClickSoftwre Tech .....03 vs .06
Cooperative Bkshs ....1.07 vs 1.24
EXX Inc .....12 vs .48
Equity Lifestyle .....17 vs 1.11
Factory Card & Party.... loss vs .40
Fst Defiance fncl ....1.69 vs 1.91
Husky Energy g ....2.36 vs 3.25
Kroger Co.... loss vs .41
Omni Energy Svcs.... loss vs .31
Pemco Aviation.... loss vs 2.27
Precis Inc.... loss vs .34
Provena Foods.... loss vs .01
Scientific Learning.... loss vs .13
Security Natl Fncl .....34 vs 1.10
Source Interlink .....49 vs .51
Std Microsys .....08 vs 1.53
Talbots Inc ....1.70 vs 1.78
Univ Bncp (MI).... loss vs .02
VCG Holdings ....Corp loss vs .16
WebFinancial ....Corp loss vs 1.93
Xcel Energy .....87 vs 1.50
Zanett Inc.... loss vs .04
ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS
Minimum value $100 million
Adobe Systems Inc -
Macromedia Inc ($3.4B)
Blackstone Group -
Global Tower Partners ($225M)
Boston Private Financial Holdings -
Gibraltar Financial Corp ($245M)
Donnelley, R.R. & Sons Co -
Astron Group (Britain) ($990M)
GE Commerical Finance - inventory finance
division of Bombardier Capital ($1.4B)
GameStop Corp -
Electronic Boutique ($1.44B)
Jazz Pharmaceuticals -
Orphan Medical ($140M)
Nasdaq Stock Market - electronic trading
network of Instinet Group ($934.5M)
New York Stock Exchange -
Archipelago Holdings Inc ($3B)
Nucor Corp - Marion Steel Co ($113M)
Shire Pharmaceuticals -
Transkaryotic Therapies ($1.6B)
Time Warner and Comcast -
Adelphia Communications ($17.6B)
CALLED FOR REDEMPTION
Host Marriott 10pc pfB May 20
LaSalle Funding LLC 6.20pc notes
due 5-15-07 May 15
United Fire & Casualty 6.375pc
cv pfA May 15
U.S. Treasury Note 10pc due 5-15-10 May 15
NEW LISTINGS
NYSE Stocks and Derivatives
Thornburg Mortgage Inc 8pc pfC
Amex Stocks and Derivatives
Birch Mountain Resources Ltd
Citigroup Global Mkts Index LASERS on
DJ Euro STOXX 50 due 3-30-2009
Peru Copper Inc
Nasdaq
China Energy Savings Technology Inc
National Atlantic Holdings Corp
REMOVED FROM TRADING
NYSE Stocks and Derivatives
Advanced Marketing Services
Cadbury Schwepps Delaware LP 8.625pc QUIPS
Cigna Investment Securities
Intl Steel Group
Kramont Realty Trust
Province Healthcare Co
Amex Stocks and Derivatives
Wheaton River Minerals Ltd
Nasdaq
aaiPharma Inc
MAPICS Inc
CORPORATE NAME CHANGES
Hershey Foods Corp to
The Hershey Company
Peoples Holding Co to Renasant Corp

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