THE WEEK IN STOCKS at the close Wednesday, March 19, 2006

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. Arden Group + 8.80% Winn-Dixie + 8.65% Village + 3.12% Whole Foods - 4.95% Delhaize (ADR) -4.15% United Natural Foods - 4.01% most active by Volume Wal-Mart105,005,814 Target57,131,705 Kroger29,125,726 AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING Whole Foods13.33% Nash Finch7.28%

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.

Arden Group + 8.80%
Winn-Dixie + 8.65%
Village + 3.12%
Whole Foods - 4.95%
Delhaize (ADR) -4.15%
United Natural Foods - 4.01%

most active

by Volume

Wal-Mart
105,005,814

Target
57,131,705

Kroger
29,125,726

AS PERCENTAGE OF SHARES OUTSTANDING

Whole Foods
13.33%

Nash Finch
7.28%

Target
7.03%

market summary

gainers 10
losers 14
unchanged 0

Market Quotes

RETAILERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt. Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
35.89 23.92 N A&P 37849 25.89 23.92 25.19 -0.04 -0.16
17.33 11.15 N Ahold 5758 14.15 13.65 14.03 0.12 0.86
170.00 123.70 O Arden Group 15 139.00 128.37 136.00 11.00 8.80
39.15 26.36 N BJ's Wholesale Club 98216 35.34 32.58 33.94 -0.46 -1.34
72.68 52.71 O Costco Cos. 248094 62.85 59.66 60.88 -1.72 -2.75
103.90 68.00 N Delhaize (ADR) 1413 82.07 77.10 77.20 -3.34 -4.15
57.14 35.69 C Empire 1806 56.57 56.57 56.57 0.00 0.01
42.28 20.42 O Ingles 3628 24.50 21.52 23.48 0.62 2.71
31.94 23.95 N Kroger 291257 25.38 24.05 24.93 -0.14 -0.56
55.00 26.75 C Loblaw Cos. 17867 29.30 27.50 28.83 0.67 2.38
41.78 21.00 C Metro 9148 23.89 22.50 22.80 -0.02 -0.09
22.68 12.85 O North West Co. 2279 19.15 12.85 18.39 0.12 0.66
38.03 27.53 N Ruddick 19163 36.99 34.65 35.35 -0.45 -1.26
38.31 27.79 N Safeway 180744 30.00 27.79 28.78 -0.95 -3.20
49.78 26.01 N Supervalu 80853 28.68 27.22 27.92 -0.21 -0.75
70.75 47.01 N Target 571317 52.21 47.71 50.14 -0.95 -1.86
57.10 42.29 O Village 251 50.99 47.10 49.95 1.51 3.12
51.57 42.09 N Wal-Mart 1050058 51.45 49.17 50.78 0.49 0.97
47.10 31.54 N Weis Markets 4158 35.00 33.27 33.78 0.20 0.60
53.65 29.99 O Whole Foods 185998 33.10 29.99 31.13 -1.62 -4.95
32.40 14.45 O Winn-Dixie 14447 17.74 15.37 17.33 1.38 8.65
WHOLESALERS
52-WEEK Sales Amt. Pct.
High Low Ex (00's) High Low Close Change Change
51.87 30.15 O Nash Finch 9416 34.75 33.27 33.43 -0.23 -0.68
34.74 16.73 O Spartan Stores 9583 21.52 19.48 20.59 -0.73 -3.42
33.33 15.66 O United Natural Foods 27776 16.65 15.66 15.78 -0.66 -4.01

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 12110.24 12099.66 -0.09
S&P 500 1308.77 1298.42 -0.79
SN Composite 1879.88 1873.17 -0.36
Retailers 1706.18 1700.29 -0.35
Wholesalers 441.29 428.30 -2.94