THE WEEK IN STOCKS at the close Wednesday, March 12, 2008

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. Ahold + 5.90% Ruddick + 5.67% Village + 5.30% Whole Foods - 8.16% Arden Group - 7.62% A&P - 7.41% most active by Volume Wal-Mart102,004,403 Target39,750,799 Kroger31,991,832 AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING Whole Foods8.92% Nash Finch6.80% United Natural Foods6.58%

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.

Ahold + 5.90%
Ruddick + 5.67%
Village + 5.30%
Whole Foods - 8.16%
Arden Group - 7.62%
A&P - 7.41%

most active

by Volume

Wal-Mart
102,004,403

Target
39,750,799

Kroger
31,991,832

AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING

Whole Foods
8.92%

Nash Finch
6.80%

United Natural Foods
6.58%

market summary

gainers 14
losers 10
unchanged 0

Market Quotes

RETAILERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
35.89 25.12 N A&P 21874 27.24 25.12 25.23 -2.02 -7.41
17.33 11.15 N Ahold 6968 14.20 13.62 14.19 0.79 5.90
170.00 121.03 O Arden Group 27 133.98 125.00 127.27 -10.50 -7.62
39.15 26.36 N BJ's Wholesale Club 120161 36.00 33.01 34.40 -1.12 -3.15
72.68 51.52 O Costco Cos. 230442 63.73 59.94 62.60 1.77 2.91
103.90 68.00 N Delhaize (ADR) 1447 82.79 76.56 80.54 2.35 3.01
57.14 35.69 C Empire 2005 56.57 56.57 56.57 0.00 0.01
42.28 20.42 O Ingles 3578 23.30 21.23 22.86 0.08 0.35
31.94 23.95 N Kroger 319918 26.15 24.76 25.07 -0.04 -0.16
55.00 26.75 C Loblaw Cos. 16676 28.85 26.75 28.21 0.61 2.21
41.78 21.00 C Metro 12567 23.22 21.75 22.82 1.00 4.58
22.68 12.85 O North West Co. 1992 18.40 12.85 18.27 0.63 3.57
38.03 27.53 N Ruddick 16756 36.25 32.57 35.80 1.92 5.67
38.31 28.09 N Safeway 137349 30.21 28.24 29.73 0.36 1.23
49.78 26.01 N Supervalu 79634 28.53 27.47 28.13 -0.13 -0.46
70.75 47.01 N Target 397508 53.20 50.00 51.09 -1.71 -3.24
57.10 41.04 O Village 226 49.99 44.23 48.44 2.44 5.30
51.57 42.09 N Wal-Mart 1020044 50.74 48.64 50.29 0.74 1.49
47.10 31.54 N Weis Markets 2690 34.24 31.54 33.58 1.36 4.22
53.65 32.56 O Whole Foods 124491 35.66 32.56 32.75 -2.91 -8.16
32.40 14.45 O Winn-Dixie 16246 17.09 15.90 15.95 -0.92 -5.45
WHOLESALERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
51.87 30.15 O Nash Finch 8790 35.01 32.86 33.66 0.05 0.15
34.74 16.73 O Spartan Stores 9014 21.92 20.45 21.32 -0.45 -2.07
33.33 16.00 O United Natural Foods 28367 17.03 16.00 16.44 -0.54 -3.18

Exchange (EX) Symbols:

N — New York Stock Exchange

O — Over the Counter

A — American

C — Canadian

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.

INDICES Last Week This Week Pct. Change
Dow Jones 12254.99 12110.24 -1.18
S&P 500 1333.70 1308.77 -1.87
SN Composite 1861.62 1879.88 0.98
Retailers 1689.40 1706.18 0.99
Wholesalers 449.13 441.29 -1.75