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

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COMPANY SYMBOL AMOUNT NOTES
8/11/2006
Albany International AIN 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
Safeco Corp. SAFC 10 mln shares adds to prior plan
8/10/2006
AmerisourceBergen Corp. ABC $750 mln upon completion of prior plan
Briggs & Stratton BGG $120 mln over 18 months
Frozen Food Express Industries FFEX 750,000 shares 18.3 mln shares
Haemonetics Corp. HAE $40 mln
North Pointe Holdings NPTE $5 mln over 24 months
Premium Standard Farms PORK $20 mln 4% of outstanding
Target Corp. TGT $5 bln through 2008
Todco THE $150 mln 61.9 mln shares outstanding
8/9/2006
HNI Corp. HNI $200 mln adds to prior plan
Laidlaw International, Inc. LI 15.6 mln shares adds to prior plan
Meredith Corp. MDP 3 mln shares adds to prior plan
Nuveen Investments JNC 7 mln shares
O.I. Corporation OICO 100,000 shares 2.9 mln shares outstanding
Pool Corp. POOL $50 mln prior plan complete
Sigma-Aldrich SIAL 5 mln shares adds to prior plan
Summit Financial Group SMMF 225,000 shares 3% of outstanding
Wabash National Corp. WNC $50 mln replaces prior plan
8/8/2006
FPIC Insurance Group FPIC 500,000 shares adds to prior plan
Hypercom Corp. HYC $10 mln adds to prior plan
Seagate Technology STX $2.5 bln over 24 months
Tredegar TG 5 mln shares
8/7/2006
Acxiom ACXM $300 mln
Irwin Financial Corp. IFC 2 mln shares up to $50 mln
8/4/2006
Ambassadors International Inc. AMIE $10 mln adds to prior plan
Aspect Medical Systems ASPM 2 mln shares 22.5 mln shares outstanding
Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. ABR 1 mln shares
Garmin Ltd. GRMN 1.5 mln shares
Illinois Tool Works ITW 35 mln shares 6% of outstanding
Temple-Inland Inc. TIN 6 mln shares 5% of outstanding
8/3/2006
Cardinal Health CAH $1.5 bln adds to prior plan
Marriott International MAR 40 mln shares adds to prior plan
MITY Enterprises MITY 400,000 shares adds to prior plan
Sciele Pharma Inc. SCRX $30 mln over 12 months
Sprint Nextel Corp. S $6 bln
TD AMERITRADE Holding Corp. AMTD 12 mln shares 611 mln shares outstanding
U.S. Bancorp USB 150 mln shares replaces prior plan
8/2/2006
BlackRock Inc. BLK 2.1 mln shares 20 mln shares outstanding
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
Willis Group Holdings Limited WSH $1 bln replaces 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
7/31/2006
Altiris ATRS $50 mln
American Physicians Service Group AMPH $2 mln prior plan complete
China TechFaith Wireless CNTF $40 mln over 6 months
PS Business Parks PSB 4.5 mln shares
Tellabs Inc. TLAB $300 mln adds to prior plan
Wabtech Corp. WAB $50 mln
Wintrust Financial Corp. WTFC 2 mln shares over 18 months
7/28/2006
Christopher & Banks Corp. CBK $20 mln over 2 years
Cymer Inc. CYMI $150 mln 41.2 mln shares outstanding
Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. HR 3 mln shares
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
QLT Inc. QLTI 13 mln shares 15% of outstanding
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
Cardinal Health CAH $500 mln prior plan complete
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
First Trust Value Line Dividend Fund FVD 4.86 mln shares 15% of outstanding
KNBT Bancorp, Inc. KNBT 10% of outstanding upon completion of prior plan
Phelps Dodge PD $5 bln commences after merger
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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