THE WEEK IN STOCKS

Chart shows the six stocks with share prices of at least $1 that had the greatest percentage change in price last week, up or down. Kroger + 6.58% United Natural Foods + 4.60% Supervalu + 3.28% Winn-Dixie - 9.57% Costco Cos. - 6.40% Wal-Mart - 4.59% most active by Volume Wal-Mart95,567,500 Costco Cos.39,780,696 Kroger34,111,000 AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING Wild Oats10.95% Pathmark9.49% Costco

Chart shows the six stocks with share prices of at least $1 that had the greatest percentage change in price last week, up or down.

Kroger + 6.58%
United Natural Foods + 4.60%
Supervalu + 3.28%
Winn-Dixie - 9.57%
Costco Cos. - 6.40%
Wal-Mart - 4.59%

most active

by Volume

Wal-Mart
95,567,500

Costco Cos.
39,780,696

Kroger
34,111,000

AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING

Wild Oats
10.95%

Pathmark
9.49%

Costco Cos.
8.79%

market summary

gainers 14
losers 12
unchanged 1

Market Quotes

RETAILERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
37.02 20.67 N A&P 34682 34.26 32.47 32.05 -1.00 -3.03
11.02 7.58 N Ahold (ADR) 11442 10.34 9.92 10.09 0.18 1.82
141.03 84.01 O Arden Group 80 124.86 121.00 124.40 2.07 1.69
34.04 25.18 N BJ's Wholesale Club 51109 32.94 31.21 32.01 0.48 1.52
58.70 46.00 O Costco Cos. 397807 56.46 51.52 52.53 -3.59 -6.40
High 61.98 N Delhaize (ADR) 1038 87.25 83.88 85.60 1.50 1.78
42.72 15.10 O Ingles 4107 38.51 36.53 37.27 0.93 2.56
High 19.17 N Kroger 341110 27.03 25.01 26.57 1.64 6.58
57.83 44.92 C Loblaw Cos. 24126 48.00 46.80 47.85 0.62 1.31
40.83 29.15 C Metro-Richelieu 82833 39.85 37.70 37.75 -1.57 -3.99
18.50 12.00 O North West Co. 6674 16.99 16.00 16.69 0.51 3.15
12.78 7.60 O Pathmark 49576 12.70 12.42 12.51 -0.02 -0.16
29.22 21.93 N Ruddick 15342 29.15 28.41 28.77 0.26 0.91
37.24 22.85 N Safeway 141453 35.56 34.02 34.68 0.95 2.82
21.85 13.78 N Smart & Final 5540 21.63 21.41 21.49 0.00 0.00
43.17 37.01 C Sobeys 3375 42.63 39.70 39.91 -0.97 -2.37
39.02 26.14 N Supervalu 73567 38.21 36.75 37.81 1.20 3.28
64.74 44.70 N Target 299488 63.00 58.30 59.30 -1.30 -2.15
87.39 54.00 O Village 129 84.99 81.31 84.00 1.18 1.42
52.15 42.31 N Wal-Mart 955675 48.15 45.06 45.73 -2.20 -4.59
46.25 37.75 N Weis Markets 1589 44.36 43.02 43.47 -0.56 -1.27
74.00 42.13 O Whole Foods 122304 47.12 43.40 44.20 -1.92 -4.16
20.60 13.88 O Wild Oats 32308 18.45 18.15 18.21 -0.21 -1.14
19.75 10.92 O Winn-Dixie 61518 17.84 15.78 16.06 -1.70 -9.57
WHOLESALERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
High 18.41 O Nash Finch 6812 32.79 30.65 32.25 0.76 2.41
27.07 12.17 O Spartan Stores 6483 23.98 21.75 22.58 -0.34 -1.48
38.40 28.10 O United Natural Foods 34209 30.21 28.50 30.00 1.32 4.60

Exchange (EX) Symbols:

N — New York Stock Exchange

O — Over the Counter

A — American

C — Canadian

The SN Composite Index

The chart (left) shows the most recent eight weeks of movement of the SN Composite Index compared with the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The SN Index is a statistical indicator of the industry performance based on share price and number of shares outstanding of the listed stocks.

INDICES Last Week This Week Pct. Change
Dow Jones 12260.70 12133.40 -1.04
S&P 500 1401.89 1387.17 -1.05
SN Composite 1986.79 1928.87 -2.92
Retailers 1800.87 1747.86 -2.94
Wholesalers 599.44 612.29 2.14