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

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COMPANY SYMBOL AMOUNT NOTES
8/30/2006
Harte-Hanks Inc. HHS 6 mln shares adds to prior plan
8/29/2006
Fair Isaac Corp. FIC $250 mln replaces prior plan
NetEase.com Inc. NTES $100 mln prior plan complete
Steel Dynamics, Inc. STLD 5 mln shares 10% of outstanding
8/28/2006
Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN $500 mln over 24 months
Boeing Co. BA $3 bln replaces prior plan
Brinker International EAT $450 mln adds to prior plan
Coachmen COA $1 mln
Jack Henry & Associates JKHY 5 mln shares adds to prior plan
Kinetic Concepts Inc. KCI $200 mln
Oil States International OIS $50 mln adds to prior plan
ValueVision Media, Inc. VVTV $10 mln over 12 months
8/25/2006
Conn's Inc. CONN $50 mln
CorVel Corp. CRVL 200,000 shares over 3 months
Federated Department Stores FD $2 bln adds to prior plan
Hopfer Bancorp HFBC 125,000 shares replaces prior plan
Lamar Advertising Co. LAMR $250 mln prior plan complete
8/24/2006
Commercial Bankshares, Inc. CLBK $4 mln replaces prior plan
First Bancorp of Indiana FBEI 77,000 shares adds to prior plan
The Home Depot HD $3.5 bln adds to prior plan
Williams-Sonoma WSM 5 mln shares prior plan complete
8/23/2006
QC Holdings Inc. QCCO $10 mln adds to prior plan
Realogy Corp. H 48 mln shares 19% of outstanding
8/22/2006
American Physicians Capital ACAP $10 mln adds to prior plan
Ark Restaurants Corp. ARKR $4 mln
Compuware Corp. CPWR $300 mln adds to prior plan
8/21/2006
BHP Billiton BHP $3 bln
Castelle CSTL $1 mln 4 mln shares outstanding
Genuine Parts Company GPC 15 mln shares adds to prior plan
IHOP IHP 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
Lowe's LOW $2 bln prior plan complete
Photon Dynamics Inc. PHTN 1.1 mln shares
Trend Micro Inc. TMIC 2 mln shares 134.6 mln shares outstanding
8/18/2006
Alliance Semiconductor Corp. ALSC $30 mln dutch auction tender
Family Dollar Stores FDO 5 mln shares adds to prior plan
Innospec Inc. IOSP $2 mln over 2 months
Microsoft Corp. MSFT $16.2 bln adds to prior plan
8/17/2006
Tween Brands Inc. TWB $125 mln 11% of outstanding
Wyndham Worldwide Corp. WYN $100 mln
8/16/2006
Advance America AEA $100 mln adds to prior plan
Clifton Savings Bancorp CSBK 648,000 shares 5% of outstanding
Frontier Financial Corp. FTBK 5% of outstanding adds to prior plan
Hewlett-Packard HPQ $6 bln
Macrovision Corp. MVSN $50 mln
Provident Community Bancshares PCBS 92,000 shares 5% of outstanding
8/15/2006
3M Co. MMM $1 bln adds to prior plan
Campbell Soup Co. CPB $620 mln adds to prior plan
Gevity HR Inc. GVHR $75 mln adds to prior plan
PetSmart PETM $142 mln adds to prior plan
Polo Ralph Lauren RL $250 mln adds to prior plan
Winmark Corporation WINA 500,000 shares adds to prior plan
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
Source: The Online Investor

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