The Week in Stocks

FOR 24 NORTH AMERICAN FOOD RETAILERS TRACKED BY SN, AT THE CLOSE THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2009 MARKET SUMMARY gainers 12 losers 12 unchanged 0 MOST ACTIVE BY VOLUME Wal-Mart 69,220,282 Target 43,644,267 Kroger 24,882,837 AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING Whole Foods 9.37% A&P 7.72% Nash Finch 7.05% Costco Cos. +7.83% Empire +4.19% Ahold +3.27% Spartan Stores -12.35% Ingles -5.75% Whole Foods -3.55% Continuously

FOR 24 NORTH AMERICAN FOOD RETAILERS TRACKED BY SN, AT THE CLOSE THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2009

MARKET SUMMARY

gainers 12
losers 12
unchanged 0

MOST ACTIVE

BY VOLUME

Wal-Mart 69,220,282
Target 43,644,267
Kroger 24,882,837

AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING

Whole Foods 9.37%
A&P 7.72%
Nash Finch 7.05%
Costco Cos. +7.83%
Empire +4.19%
Ahold +3.27%
Spartan Stores -12.35%
Ingles -5.75%
Whole Foods -3.55%

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 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.
DATA SOURCE: DATA NETWORK, HUNTINGTON, N.Y.

INDICES Last Week This Week Pct. Change
Dow Jones 8331.32 8292.13 -0.47
S&P 500 893.07 888.33 -0.53
SN Composite 1658.91 1673.95 0.91
Retailers 1503.96 1517.96 0.93
Wholesalers 485.19 468.33 -3.47