Thursday's Buybacks: Chemed for $50 Million More

The following are stock buybacks announced over the past 30 days.

(Interested in learning more about buybacks and why they're important? Check out this article.)

COMPANY SYMBOL AMOUNT NOTES
8/2/2006
Credit Acceptance Corp. CACC $25 mln adds to prior plan
Digital Insight Corp. DGIN $50 mln adds to prior plan
Florida Rock Industries FRK $200 mln including prior plan
Perma-Fix Environmental Services PESI $2 mln 45.78 mln shares outstanding
Starbucks Corp. SBUX 25 mln shares adds to prior plan
8/1/2006
Blue Nile Inc. NILE $50 mln adds to prior plan
Document Sciences Corp. DOCX $1 mln over 1 year
Equity One Inc. EQY $100 mln adds to prior plan
Nabors Industries NBR $500 mln
NutriSystem NTRI $50 mln 36.3 mln shares outstanding
Symbol Technologies SBL $200 mln
Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates VSEA $100 mln adds to prior plan
Vertrue VTRU 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
7/28/2006
Christopher & Banks Corp. CBK $20 mln over 2 years
Cymer Inc. CYMI $150 mln 41.2 mln shares outstanding
MTC Technologies MTCT $10 mln
Waste Management Inc. WMI $350 mln
7/27/2006
Chemed Corp. CHE $50 mln adds to prior plan
Cognex Corp. CGNX $100 mln
Hasbro, Inc. HAS $350 mln prior plan complete
Nutraceutical International Corp. NUTR 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
Provident Financial Services, Inc. PFS 5% of outstanding 3.3 mln shares
STERIS Corp. STE 3 mln shares replaces prior plan
Thomas & Betts Corp. TNB 3 mln shares over 2 years
7/26/2006
Advent Software Inc. ADVS 1.5 mln shares 28 mln shares outstanding
Affiliated Managers Group Inc. AMG 5% of outstanding adds to prior plan
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. ASCA 2.8 mn shares 5% of outstanding
Cigna Corp. CI $500 mln adds to prior plan
Cintas Corp. CTAS $500 mln adds to prior plan
CRA International CRAI 500,000 shares 11.67 mln shares outstanding
CyberOptics Corp. CYBE 500,000 shares over 1 year
Intergraph Corp. INGR $79 mln adds to prior plan
NetScout Systems, Inc. NTCT 3 mln shares adds to prior plan
Southern Community Financial Corp. SCMF 1 mln shares
Supervalu Inc. SVU 10 mln shares through May, 2007
7/25/2006
Agere Systems AGR $200 mln
Charles Schwab Corp. SCHW $500 mln prior plan complete
ChoicePoint Inc. CPS $250 mln adds to prior plan
Ethan Allen Interiors ETH 2.5 mln shares
Gannett Co. GCI $1 bln adds to prior plan
Guaranty Federal Bancshares GFED 250,000 shares 8.5% of outstanding
HouseValues, Inc. SOLD 2 mln shares
Labor Ready Inc. LRW $50 mln prior plan complete
Linear Technology Corp. LLTC 20 mln shares over 2 years
Sohu.com Inc. SOHU $15 mln adds to prior plan
United Parcel Service UPS $2 bln 1.1 bln shares outstanding
Woodward Governor Co. WGOV $50 mln replaces prior plan
7/24/2006
Bank of Hawaii BOH $100 mln adds to prior plan
Catalina Marketing Corp. POS $100 mln adds to prior plan
CKE Restaurants, Inc. CKR $30 mln adds to prior plan
Motorola, Inc. MOT $4.5 bln adds to prior plan
United Financial Bancorp UBNK 340,000 shares over 6 months
7/21/2006
First National Lincoln Corp. FNLC 250,000 shares 2.5% of outstanding
Ohio Valley Banc Corp. OVBC 175,000 shares over 6 months
PMI Group Inc PMI $400 mln prior plan complete
7/20/2006
Black & Decker Corp. BDK 8 mln shares 10% of outstanding
Canadian National Railway Co. CNI 28 mln 5.3% of outstanding
Coca-Cola KO 300 mln shares 13% of outstanding
Microsoft Corp. MSFT $40 bln
Occidental Petroleum Corp. OXY 20 mln shares adds to prior plan
Origin Agritech Ltd. SEED $10 mln over 12 months
Tidewater Inc. TDW $157.9 mln over 1 year
Universal Health Services UHS 5 mln shares
7/19/2006
Commercial Metals Co. CMC 5 mln shares prior plan complete
eBay Inc EBAY $2 bln over 2 years
Foundation Coal Holdings Inc. FCL $100 mln
Juniper Networks, Inc. JNPR $1 bln
OceanFirst Financial Corp. OCFC 615,883 shares 5% of outstanding
Teradyne Inc. TER $400 mln
Tompkins Trustco TMP 450,000 shares replaces prior plan
7/18/2006
Applied Industrial Technologies AIT 1.5 mln shares replaces prior plan
Costco Wholesale Corp. COST $2 bln adds to prior plan
CSG Systems International CSGS $350 mln adds to prior plan
CSX Corp. CSX $500 mln over 12 months
Kearny Financial Corp. KRNY 1.09 mln shares 5% of outstanding
Slade's Ferry Bancorp SFBC 5% of outstanding 208,036 shares
Toro Co. TTC 3 mln shares adds to prior plan
7/17/2006
ADTRAN, Inc. ADTN 5 mln shares upon completion of prior plan
American Woodmark Corp. AMWD $20 mln adds to prior plan
Ituran Location and Control Ltd. ITRN $10 mln 23.3 mln shares outstanding
Law Enforcement Associates AID $100,000 over 12 months
Pactiv Corp. PTV 10 mln shares adds to prior plan
Stanley Furniture Co. STLY $50 mln adds to prior plan
7/14/2006
Capital Crossing Bank CAPX $10 mln adds to prior plan
Paragon Technologies PTG $2 mln adds to prior plan
7/13/2006
International Paper IP $3 bln 20% of outstanding
Jeffersonville Bancorp, Inc. JFBC 50,000 shares adds to prior plan
7/12/2006
Eaton Vance EV 8 mln shares
General American Investors GAM 400,000 shares adds to prior plan
7/11/2006
Century Bancorp Inc. CNBKA 300,000 shares 9% of outstanding
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. CLF 2 mln shares prior plan complete
Cummins Inc. CMI 2 mln shares prior plan complete
Mirant Corp. MIR $1.25 bln 300.2 mln shares outstanding
7/10/2006
Audiovox Corporation VOXX 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
Franklin Resources, Inc. BEN 10 mln shares adds to prior plan
Simple Tech STEC $10 mln over 18 months
7/06/2006
Acuity Brands Inc. AYI 2 mln shares 4.5% of outstanding
City National Corp. CYN 1.5 mln shares prior plan nearly complete
Laidlaw International, Inc. LI $500 mln
Sunoco SUN $500 mln adds to prior plan
7/05/2006
Yadkin Valley Financial Corp. YAVY 100,000 shares
6/30/2006
First Community Corp. FCCO 150,000 shares 4.5% of outstanding
6/29/2006
AFC Enterprises AFCE $50 mln adds to prior plan
CA, Inc. CA $2 bln through March, 2007
Circuit City Stores CC $400 mln adds to prior plan
Computer Sciences Corp. CSC $2 bln
Limited Brands LTD $100 mln upon completion of prior plan
6/28/2006
Bottomline Technologies Inc. EPAY $10 mln 24 mls shares outstandindg
Cigna Corp. CI $500 mln adds to prior plan
Genesco GCO $20 mln
Jabil Circuit JBL $200 mln over 1 year
Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc. PLE 73,900 shares 5% of outstanding
6/27/2006
BB&T Corp. BBT 50 mln shares adds to prior plan
CorVel Corp. CRVL 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
Wells Fargo and Co. WFC 25 mln shares 1.7 bln shares outstanding
6/26/2006
Energen Corp. EGN 9 mln shares adds to prior plan
First American Corp. FAF $300 mln adds to prior plan
Thor Industries THO 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
6/23/2006
Linktone Ltd. LTON $20 mln prior plan complete
NVR Inc. NVR $300 mln 5.75 mln shares
6/22/2006
Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. AACC 2.5 mln shares 6.7% of outstanding
First Cash Financial Services FCFS 2 mln shares prior plan complete
Health Grades HGRD 3 mln shares 28.5 mln shares outstanding
Mentor Corp. MNT 1.7 mln shares adds to prior plan
6/21/2006
Best Buy BBY $1.5 bln replaces prior plan
Books-A-Million BAMM $10 mln replaces prior plan
Hudson City Bancorp HCBK 56,975,000 shares 10% of outstanding
Parkvale Financial Corp. PVSA 283,400 shares 5% of outstanding
6/20/2006
Euroweb International Corp. EWEB 700,000 shares over 6 months
FirstEnergy Corp. FE 12 mln shares 3.6% of outstanding
Pemier Global Services, Inc. PGI 7 mln shares prior plan complete
White Electronic Designs Corp. WEDC 5% of outstanding 24.6 mln shares outstanding
6/19/2006
Avocent AVCT 3 mln shares expands prior plan
California Pizza Kitchen CPK $30 mln adds to prior plan
Gymboree GYMB $55 mln adds to prior plan
Nike NIKE $3 bln over 4 years
Value Click VCLK $50 mln 5.7 mln shares outstanding
Source: The Online Investor

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