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. Wild Oats + 18.79% BJ's Wholesale Club + 17.73% Winn-Dixie + 10.54% Weis Markets - 5.67% United Natural Foods - 5.22% Ingles - 3.84% most active by Volume Wal-Mart945,285,20 Target37,260,300 Costco Cos.23,877,418 AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING BJ's Wholesale Club14.96%

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.

Wild Oats + 18.79%
BJ's Wholesale Club + 17.73%
Winn-Dixie + 10.54%
Weis Markets - 5.67%
United Natural Foods - 5.22%
Ingles - 3.84%

most active

by Volume

Wal-Mart
945,285,20

Target
37,260,300

Costco Cos.
23,877,418

AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING

BJ's Wholesale Club
14.96%

Whole Foods
8.18%

Nash Finch
6.38%

market summary

gainers 17
losers 7
unchanged 1

Market Quotes

RETAILERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
35.88 21.82 N A&P 15931 32.70 30.68 31.72 1.28 4.20
12.81 0.91 N Ahold (ADR) 3386 12.81 12.51 12.73 0.00 0.00
170.00 109.00 O Arden Group 99 170.00 158.52 160.48 9.43 6.25
39.14 25.17 N BJ's Wholesale Club 98956 34.58 28.73 33.90 5.11 17.73
65.56 46.00 O Costco Cos. 238774 61.72 57.32 60.84 1.62 2.74
103.89 74.72 N Delhaize (ADR) 1816 94.52 86.94 94.09 7.76 8.98
42.71 21.57 O Ingles 3652 33.80 30.01 30.32 -1.21 -3.84
31.93 21.11 N Kroger 222310 26.82 25.17 26.39 1.60 6.45
55.00 44.91 C Loblaw Cos. 14004 47.19 45.25 45.92 -0.32 -0.69
41.77 30.50 C Metro-Richelieu 14102 34.92 33.50 34.26 0.22 0.65
21.38 12.25 O North West Co. 1045 20.66 19.66 20.53 0.69 3.48
13.35 8.70 O Pathmark 12146 13.05 12.52 12.78 0.29 2.32
37.27 24.01 N Ruddick 11198 37.00 32.96 33.17 -0.71 -2.10
38.30 27.40 N Safeway 134721 33.39 31.50 32.56 0.78 2.45
49.77 26.25 N Supervalu 112492 43.05 37.79 42.54 4.00 10.37
70.75 46.34 N Target 372603 64.07 58.28 62.01 2.26 3.78
52.00 31.20 O Village 230 46.38 44.27 45.89 2.28 5.23
52.14 42.91 N Wal-Mart 945285 44.69 42.95 43.16 -0.33 -0.76
47.09 37.96 N Weis Markets 2223 47.09 42.22 42.39 -2.55 -5.67
66.25 36.00 O Whole Foods 113830 44.79 42.52 43.33 2.17 5.27
18.80 13.25 O Wild Oats 58986 18.25 17.50 18.06 2.86 18.79
32.39 10.91 O Winn-Dixie 15805 29.64 25.70 28.07 2.68 10.54
WHOLESALERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
51.86 20.82 O Nash Finch 8594 38.50 36.40 36.63 -0.47 -1.27
34.73 15.60 O Spartan Stores 10542 26.20 24.26 25.37 0.48 1.93
38.39 26.09 O United Natural Foods 26579 30.38 27.35 27.60 -1.52 -5.22

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 12845.77 13235.87 3.04
S&P 500 1411.26 1462.50 3.63
SN Composite 1872.15 1811.73 -3.23
Retailers 1695.93 1640.95 -3.24
Wholesalers 624.98 619.23 -0.92