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STOCKS IN THE NEWS

Week of Nov. 21-27
DIVIDENDS
Increased Dividends
Quarterly unless noted otherwise
Albermarle Cp .....15 from .145
Ambassadors Grp .....13 from .11
American Eqty Inv .....02A from .01
Bancroft Convert .....188 from .17
Becton Dickinson .....18 from .15
Cavalry Bancorp .....07 from .06
Capital City Bk .....19 from .18
Collins Indus .....04 from .035
Extra Space Stor .....2275 from .113
Fst Pac Trust Bncp .....12 from .11
Handleman Co .08 form .07
Hormel Foods .....13 from .1125
Macatawa Bank .....15 from .12
MainSource Fcl .....13 from .125
McCormick & Co .....16 from .14
Nike Inc A,B, .....25 from .20
Penns Woods Bncp .....41 from .35
Santander Bncp .....16 from .11
Tech Cominco Ltd g .....20 from .10
Westar Energy .....23 from .19
World Wrestling Ent .....12 from .06
Initiated Cash Dividends
U-Store-It.... .2009
Extra or Special Dividends
Cavalry Bancorp.... 1.25
Gabelli Eqty.... .12
Gray Television.... .12
DrydenMuniSeriesFL A.... .0138
DrydenMuniSerNJ A,B,Z.... .0007
DrydenMuniSerPA A,B,Z.... .0038
Hingham ....Inst for Svgs.... .20
Limited Brands.... 1.23
Penns Woods Bncp.... .30
Reduced Dividends
Hatteras Inco Sec .....051M from .065M
Declared Stock Dividends
Citizen Inc.... TX A,B, 7pc
Firstbank Corp.... 5pc
Landmark Bancorp.... 5pc
United Bncp OH.... 10pc
Declared Stock Splits
Bebe Stores ....3 for 2
Commercial Metals Co ....2 for 1
G Willi-Food ....2 for 1
North Bay Bncp ....3 for 2
Wilshire Bncp ....2 for 1
Stock Splits This Week
Nissin Co Ltd ADS.... 2-1
St. Jude Medical Inc.... 2-1
Vimpel Communications ADS.... 3-1
EARNINGS
Annual Earnings Higher
Analog Devices ....1.45 vs .78
Asta Funding Inc ....1.57 vs 1.13
Deere & Co ....5.56 vs 2.64
Eaton Vance Cp ....1.99 vs 1.51
Microsemi Corp .....09 vs loss
Valspar Corp ....2.71 vs 2.17
Annual Earnings Lower
Mesa Air Group .....70 vs .76
Mothers Work ....1.07 vs 2.47
NeighborCare Inc .....04 vs .74
CHAPTER 11
Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts Inc
ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS
Minimum value $100 million
Apollo Management -
Goodman-Global Holdings ($1.43B)
General Electric Co -
Ionics Inc ($1.1B)
General Electric Co -
truck lending and leasing business
of Citigroup ($4.4B)
Hershey Foods Corp -
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp
($112.4M)
Loews Corp -
Gulf south Pipeline LP ($1.14B)
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies
Worldwide
- Starcraft Corp ($185M)
Proposed Buyout
Carl C. Icahn - Mylan Laboratories ($5.4B)
CALLED FOR REDEMPTION
Bluegreen Corp 8.25pc cv debs
due 5-15-2012 Dec 30
Cypress Semiconductor 3.75pc cv notes
due 7-1-2005 Dec 9
REI Trust I 7.20pc TOPRS Dec 24
NEW LISTINGS
NYSE Stocks and Derivatives
First Trust Aberdeen Global
Opportunity Income Fund
Amex Stocks and Derivatives
Akorn Inc
Morgan Stanley SPARQS for
Intl Game Tech due 12-05
Morgan Stanley SPARQS for
Nvidia due 12-05
Morgan Stanley STRIDES on
CBOE S&P 500 Buywrite Index
Smart Pros Ltd
Smart Pros Ltd warrants
Nasdaq
GenTek Inc
UAP Holdings Corp
REMOVED FROM TRADING
NYSE Stocks and Derivatives
Chesapeake Energy Corp 6.75pc pf
Amex Stocks and Derivatives
Gristedes Foods Inc
Smart Pros Ltd units
Nasdaq
Applied Extrusion Technologies Inc
Atrix Laboratories Inc
Netegrity Inc
NetSolve Inc
Rexhall Industries Inc
CORPORATE NAME CHANGES
China Resources Development Inc to
China Natural Resources Inc
Manufactured Home Communities Inc to
Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc
MemberWorks Inc to Vertrue Inc

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