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. Supervalu +5.07% Ruddick +1.23% BJ's Wholesale +0.36% Ahold -12.82% Spartan Stores -10.19% Costco Cos. -7.96% most active by Volume Wal-Mart100,862,370 Target51,762,991 Costco Cos.32,272,004 as percentage of shares outstanding BJ's Wholesale Club8.09 Costco Cos.7.42 Supervalu7.00

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.

Supervalu +5.07%
Ruddick +1.23%
BJ's Wholesale +0.36%
Ahold -12.82%
Spartan Stores -10.19%
Costco Cos. -7.96%

most active

by Volume

Wal-Mart
100,862,370

Target
51,762,991

Costco Cos.
32,272,004

as percentage of shares outstanding

BJ's Wholesale Club
8.09

Costco Cos.
7.42

Supervalu
7.00

market summary
gainers 4
losers 19
unchanged 0

Market Quotes

RETAILERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt. Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
35.89 27.76 N A&P 35633 31.33 29.54 29.65 -1.35 -4.35
17.33 11.30 N Ahold 6254 13.15 11.30 11.36 -1.67 -12.82
170.00 113.00 O Arden Group 35 149.93 142.22 142.22 -5.34 -3.62
39.15 26.36 N BJ's Wholesale Club 51862 28.50 26.36 27.74 0.10 0.36
72.68 51.52 O Costco Cos. 322720 69.49 63.62 64.30 -5.56 -7.96
103.90 72.14 N Delhaize (ADR) 2822 76.58 72.14 73.41 -2.33 -3.08
42.72 20.42 O Ingles 5443 26.48 23.41 24.19 -1.37 -5.36
31.94 23.56 N Kroger 254817 27.10 25.12 25.61 -1.49 -5.50
55.00 30.73 C Loblaw Cos. 18387 35.33 33.77 33.91 -1.15 -3.28
41.78 25.30 C Metro-Richelieu 10409 27.25 25.67 26.03 -1.60 -5.79
22.68 14.61 O North West Co. 2211 20.24 19.01 19.36 -0.95 -4.68
38.03 12.85 N Ruddick 11405 35.07 12.85 33.76 0.41 1.23
38.31 30.10 N Safeway 157523 34.87 31.97 32.94 -1.20 -3.51
49.78 26.01 N Supervalu 147994 28.72 26.30 28.00 1.35 5.07
70.75 47.25 N Target 517630 51.18 49.12 49.94 -1.61 -3.12
57.10 38.03 O Village 152 48.95 45.38 45.38 -2.28 -4.78
51.44 42.09 N Wal-Mart 1008624 48.61 43.11 47.48 -0.92 -1.90
47.10 37.12 N Weis Markets 2375 39.10 37.12 38.42 0.07 0.18
53.65 34.37 O Whole Foods 157443 38.14 35.04 35.26 -1.01 -2.78
32.40 12.84 O Winn-Dixie 17896 17.70 16.33 16.52 -0.84 -4.84
WHOLESALERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt. Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
51.87 27.04 O Nash Finch 8871 33.88 32.18 33.65 -0.03 -0.09
34.74 17.29 O Spartan Stores 11360 19.59 17.29 17.46 -1.98 -10.19
35.45 24.10 O United Natural Foods 18385 27.24 24.94 25.09 -1.93 -7.14

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 12735.31 12159.05 -4.52
S&P 500 1409.13 1333.36 -5.38
SN Composite 1842.50 1828.95 -0.74
Retailers 1669.86 1658.31 -0.69
Wholesalers 569.18 523.84 -7.97