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Stocks in the news / Week of Dec. 12-18

INCREASED DIVIDENDS

Quarterly unless noted otherwise

Agnico Eagle Min .....15 from .18A

Autoliv .....40 from .35

BCE Inc g .....4925 from .4575

Bowl America .....16 from .155

Bristol Myers Sqb .....33 from .32

Colony Financial .....30 from .25

Computer Sciences .....20 from .15

Dynex Capital .....27 from .25

Ensign Group .....055 from .05

Horace Mann Educ .....11 from .08

Iron Mountain .....1875 from .0625

MFA Financial .....235 from .225

Moody's Corp .....115 from .105

Pfizer Inc .....20 from .18

Realty Income .....14425M from .143938

Scholastic Corp .....10 from .075

U-Store-It Trust .....07 from .025

Urstadt Biddle A .....245 from .2425

Urstadt Biddle B .....2225 from .22

Waste Management .....34 from .315

Weyerhaeuser Co .....15 from .05

g- Canadian funds

EXTRA OR SPECIAL DIVIDENDS

Baldwin & Lyons $1.00

GFI Group .25

Shiloh Inds .12

W&T Offshore .66

INITIATED CASH DIVIDENDS

Campus Crest Cmts .16Q

InterDigital .10Q

Pebblebrook Hotel Tr .12Q

QAD Inc A .06Q

QAD Inc B .05Q

OMITTED OR SUSPENDED DIVIDENDS

Portec Rail Products

REDUCED DIVIDENDS

Farmer Brothers .....06 from .115

DECLARED STOCK SPLITS

Advent Software ....2 for 1

Ametek Corp ....3 for 2

Hormel Foods ....2 for 1

STOCK SPLITS LAST WEEK

Inuvo Inc ....1 for 10 reverse

RPC Inc ....3 for 2

Rollins Inc ....3 for 2

ANNUAL EARNINGS HIGHERS

GAAP fully diluted

Applied Matls .....70 vs (.23)

Biglari Hldgs ....19.99 vs 4.20

CMS Bancorp .....10 vs (.25)

Cel Sci .....05 vs (.31)

Destiny Maternity ....2.65 vs (6.79)

Hewlett Packard ....3.69 vs 3.14

Keithley Instrum ....1.53 vs (3.23)

Key Technologies .....69 vs (.10)

Liquidity Svcs .....44 vs .21

Meta Financial ....4.11 vs (.56)

Multimedia Games .....09 vs (1.67)

Network Engines .....03 vs (.07)

Stewart Enterp .....33 vs .25

ANNUAL EARNINGS LOWER

(Losses)

Daily Journal ....5.56 vs 5.70

Innovqtive Solu .....04 vs .30

Pantry Inc ....(7.42) vs 2.42

Rick's Caberet ....(.81) vs .58

Sifco Inds ....1.00 vs 1.51

Surmodics Inc (-....1.21) vs 2.15

Rochester Medical ....(.02) vs .01

CHAPTER 11

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company

Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals Inc

CALLED FOR REDEMPTION

Bio Rad Labs 7.5pc notes due 8-15-2013 Jan. 10

Bio Rad Labs 6.125pc notes due 12-15-2014 Jan. 11

CIT Group Fdg 10.25pc notes due 5-1-2017 Jan. 4

HSBC Finance 5.6pc Internotes due 8-15-2019 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.65pc Internotes due 1-15-2024 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.5pc Internotes due 7-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.85pc Internotes due 12-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.6pc Internotes due 8-15-2019 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.4pc Internotes due 8-15-2019 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.4pc Internotes due 11-15-2019 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.75pc Internotes due 5-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.5pc Internotes due 5-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.5pc Internotes due 11-15-2019 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.5pc Internotes due 7-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.75pc Internotes due 7-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.75pc Internotes due 10-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.4pc Internotes due 7-15-2020 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.55pc Internotes due 7-15-2020 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.55pc Internotes due 8-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.5pc Internotes due 9-15-2020 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.15pc Internotes due 6-15-2023 Jan. 18

HSBC Finance 5.35pc Internotes due 5-15-2023 Jan. 18

Terex Corp 7.375pc notes due 1-15-2014 Jan. 18

ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS

Minimum value $100 million

American Express - Loyalty Partner ($660M)

Chesapeake Lodging Trust - LeMeridien San Francisco ($143M)

Dell Inc - Compellent Technologies ($960M)

HCP - real estate assets of HCR Manor Care ($6.1B)

Icahn Enterprises - Dynegy Inc ($665M)

Ramius and Royalty Pharma - Cypress Bioscience ($255M)

Silgan Holdings - Vogel & Noot (Austria) ($335M)

Thermo Fisher Scientific - Dionex Corp ($2.1B)

NEW STOCK LISTINGS

NYSE

FleetCor Technologies Inc

Gain Capital Holdings Inc

iSoftStone Holdings Ltd ADS

Motorola Mobility Holdings

Motorola Solutions Inc

QR Energy

Swift Transportation Co

NYSE AMEX Equities

Preferred Apartment Communities Inc

NASDAQ Global and Global Select Markets

Dynasil Corp of Amer

Potlatch Corp

RigNet Inc

STOCKS REMOVED FROM TRADING

NYSE

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co

Potlatch Corp (to Nasdaq)

NASDAQ Global and Global Select Markets

Actividentify Corp

National Coal Corp

Prospect Medical Hldgs

TechTeam Global Inc

CORPORATE NAME CHANGES

Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica SA to Embraer SA

Lance Inc to Snyder-Lance Inc