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Stocks in the news / Week of April 16

INCREASED DIVIDENDS

Quarterly unless noted otherwise

BreitBurn Energy Part .....455 from .45

Calumet Spclty Pdts LP .....56 from .53

Cardinal Fincl .....04 from .03

Citizens & Nthn .....20 from .18

CoBiz Financial .....02 from .01

Crestwood Midstream .....50 from .49

Crosstex Energy .....12 from .11

Crosstex Energy LP .....33 from .32

Donegal Group A .....1225 from .12

Donegal Group B .....11 from .1075

Goldman Sachs .....46 from .35

Harleysville Sav Fin .....20 from .19

Kinder Morgan En Ptrs ....1.20 from 1.14

Kinder Morgan Inc .....32 from .31

LaSalle Hotel Prop .....20 from .11

Legacy Reserves .....555 from .55

Memorial Production Part .....48 from .475

NGL Energy Ptrs .....3625 from .35

Omega Healthcare Inv .....42 from .41

PPG Inds .....59 from .57

Penske Auto .....11 from .10

Peoples Utd Fincl .....16 from .1575

Plains All Am Ppln ....1.045 from 1.025

Procter & Gamble .....562 from .525

Rockville Fincl .....09 from .08

Rockwell Collins .....30 from .24

Somerset Hills Bcp .....08 from .07

Sonoco .....30 from .29

Southern Co .....49 from .4725

Susquehanna Bcshs .....05 from .03

Teekay Offshore .....5125 from .50

Travelers .....46 from .41

Xinyuan Real Est ADS .....04Q from .10A

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EXTRA OR SPECIAL DIVIDENDS

Diamond Offshore .75

New Oriental Education ADS .30

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REDUCED DIVIDENDS

Astoria Financial .....04 from .13

Stewardship Financial .....04 from .05

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ANNOUNCED SPINOFF

NovaGold Resources - 1/6 share of NovaCopper Inc

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DECLARED STOCK DIVIDEND

Valley Natl Bancorp 5pc

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STOCK SPLITS THIS WEEK

IFM Investments Ltd 1-3 reverse

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ANNUAL EARNINGS HIGHER

GAAP fully diluted from 10K

Duckwall Alco .....43 vs (1.20)

Perfumania .....46 vs (.42)

Sthn Natl Bcp VA .....38 vs .35

Teavana Holdings .....46 vs .32

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ANNUAL EARNINGS LOWER

(Losses)

Alliance Bankshares ....(1.17) vs .14

Anatee China Marine .....50 vs .95

Boingo Wireless .....17 vs .49

China Gengsheng Min ....(.28) vs .01

Chinanet Online .....14 vs .79

Hastings Entertain ....(2.05) vs .18

Hollywood Media ....(.28) vs .16

Lakeland Inds ....(.07) vs .18

Quicksilver Res .....52 vs 2.50

Zoom Tech .....15 vs .97

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CHAPTER 11

SMF Energy Corp (FUEL)

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CALLED FOR REDEMPTION

Idaho Power 4.75pc notes due 11-15-2012 May 16

PNC 6.125pc Cap Trust D Apr. 25

Quest Comm 7.5pc notes due 2-14-2014 May 17

Skilled Healthcare 11pc notes due 1-15-2014 May 12

Tortoise Energy Cap pfB May 17

USB Capital XI 6.6pc TRUPS May 18

USB Capital XII 6.3pc TRUPS May 18

Ventas Real LP 6.75pc notes due 4-1-2017 May 16

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ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS

Minimum value $100 million

DTS Inc - SRS Labs Inc ($148M)

Merck & Co - experimental cancer ....drug Vintafolide from Endocyte $120M plus up to $880M more.

SXC Health Solutions - Catalyst Health Solutions ($3.64B)

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ACQUIRED BY PRIVATE EQUITY

Edelman Financial Group $8.85 per share or $258M

Knowlogy Inc $19.75 per share or $750M

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NEW STOCK LISTINGS

NYSE

Infoblox Inc (IPO)

Midstate Petroleum Company (IPO)

SandRidge Mississippian Trust II (IPO)

Tumi Holdings Inc (IPO)

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NASDAQ Global and Global Select Markets

Proofpoint Inc

Prima BioMed Ltd ADS

Splunk Inc (IPO)

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STOCKS REMOVED FROM TRADING

NYSE

Kilroy Realty 7.8pc pfE

Kilroy Realty 7.5pc pfF

NASDAQ Global and Global Select Markets

China Grentech Corp

Lizhan Environmental Corp (to Capital Mkt)

Parlux Fragrances Inc (acquired)