This Week in Stocks

FOR 24 NORTH AMERICAN FOOD RETAILERS TRACKED BY SN, AT THE CLOSE WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2009 MARKET SUMMARY gainers 8 losers 16 unchanged 0 MOST ACTIVE BY VOLUME Wal-Mart 74,889,432 Kroger 44,151,574 Target 29,144,399 AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING BJ's Wholesle Club 8.53% Kroger 6.78% Costco Cos. 6.09% Whole Foods +4.60% Empire +4.22% Arden Group +3.61% Winn-Dixie -10.44% North West Co. -5.31%

FOR 24 NORTH AMERICAN FOOD RETAILERS TRACKED BY SN, AT THE CLOSE WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2009

MARKET SUMMARY

gainers 8
losers 16
unchanged 0

MOST ACTIVE

BY VOLUME

Wal-Mart 74,889,432
Kroger 44,151,574
Target 29,144,399

AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING

BJ's Wholesle Club 8.53%
Kroger 6.78%
Costco Cos. 6.09%
Whole Foods +4.60%
Empire +4.22%
Arden Group +3.61%
Winn-Dixie -10.44%
North West Co. -5.31%
Nash Finch -4.27%

Continuously updated stock quotes of 19 retailers and wholesalers at http://supermarketnews.com/profiles/stocks/sn_composite/ [3]

The SN Composite Index

The chart shows the most recent four 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.
DATA SOURCE: DATA NETWORK, HUNTINGTON, N.Y.

INDICES Last Week This Week Pct. Change
Dow Jones 9748.55 9712.28 -0.37
S&P 500 1060.87 1057.08 -0.36
SN Composite 1724.47 1689.02 -2.06
Retailers 1563.97 1531.76 -2.06
Wholesalers 470.92 464.74 -1.31