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

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COMPANY SYMBOL AMOUNT NOTES
11/10/2006
Air T Inc. AIRT $2 mln
Assurant Inc. AIZ $600 mln upon completion
of prior plan
CorVel Corp. CRVL 200,000 shares adds to prior plan
11/09/2006
Ambassadors Group Inc. EPAX $11 mln adds to prior plan
Amcol International Corp. ACO $15 mln over 2 years
First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas FFBH 5% of outstanding prior plan complete
Hydril HYDL $150 mln
Radian Group Inc. RDN 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
SureWest Communications SURW 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
11/08/2006
Frozen Food Express Industries FFEX 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
Orbotech Ltd. ORBK 1.7 mln shares
PetMed Express Inc. PETS $20 mln 24.2 mln shares outstanding
11/07/2006
Eagle Materials Inc. EXP 5.16 mln shares adds to prior plan
Excel Technology Inc. XLTC 2 mln shares 16.6% of outstanding
PDI Inc. PDII 1 mln shares prior plan terminated
Schnitzer Steel Industries SCHN 4.7 mln shares 15% of outstanding
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries TEVA $600 mln
Universal Compression Holdings UCO $200 mln Until Nov 2008
11/06/2006
CheckFree CKFR $100 mln through Aug 2007
Liberty Media LCAPA $1 bln adds to prior plan
Nashua NSHA 500,000 shares 6.3 mln shares outstanding
PerkinElmer Inc. PKI 10 mln shares over 4 years
TXU TXU 20 mln shares adds to prior plan
11/03/2006
C&F Financial Corp. CFFI 150,000 shares prior plan complete
Medco Haelth Solutions MHS $1 bln adds to prior plan
Span-America Medical Systems SPAN 100,000 shares
W.R. Berkley BER 20 mln shares adds to prior plan
11/02/2006
Canterbury Park Holding Corp. ECP 100,000 shares 4 mln shares outstanding
CBS Corp. CBS $1.5 bln
Safeco SAFC 15 mln shares including prior plan
11/01/2006
Citrix Systems Inc. CTXS $300 mln adds to prior plan
Fair Isaac Corp. FIC $500 mln replaces prior plan
Manpower Inc. MAN 5 mln shares
Robert Half International RHI 10 mln shares adds to prior plan
Unitrin Inc. UTR 6 mln shares adds to prior plan
Valhi Inc. VHI 5 mln shares adds to prior plan
10/31/2006
ASV Inc. ASVI $50 mln over 3 years
Captaris Inc. CAPA $8 mln adds to prior plan
IAC Interactive Corp. IACI 60 mln shares adds to prior plan
International Business Machines IBM $4 bln adds to prior plan
United States Steel Corporation X 8 mln shares replaces prior plan
10/30/2006
Arctic Cat Inc. ACAT $20 mln adds to prior plan
CyberKey Solutions Inc. CKYS $1 mln over 6 months
Holly Corp. HOC $100 mln adds to prior plan
Republic Services Inc. RSG $250 mln adds to prior plan
10/27/2006
Alexander & Baldwin Inc. ALEX 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
American Physicians Capital ACAP $32 mln adds to prior plan
Avery Dennison AVY 5 mln shares adds to prior plan
BFC Financial Corp. BFF 1.75 mln shares 5% of outstanding
Exar Corp. EXAR $16 mln adds to prior plan
Home Properties Inc. HME 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
ITT Corp. ITT $1 bln over 3 years
MTC Technologies Inc. MTCT $10 mln adds to prior plan
Red Hat Inc. RHAT $250 mln
10/26/2006
American Greetings Corp. AM $100 mln
BankUnited Financial Corp. BKUNA 3 mln shares
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. COG 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
ChoicePoint CPS $100 mln adds to prior plan
Cigna Corp. CI $500 mln adds to prior plan
Dow Chemical Co. DOW $2 bln upon completion of prior plan
Ecolab Inc. ECL 10 mln shares adds to prior plan
GlaxoSmithKline PLC GSK $11.3 bln over 3 years
Hub Group Inc. HUBG $75 mln through June '08
Interactive Data Corp. IDC 2 mln shares prior plan complete
10/25/2006
Centennial Bank Holdings CBHI 2.5 mln shares adds to prior plan
Fidelity National Information Services FIS $200 mln
Fidelity National Title Group FNT 25 mln shares over 3 years
Financial Institutions Inc. FISI $5 mln over 1 year
Kennametal Inc. KMT 3.3 mln shares 38.6 mln shares outstanding
Microchip Technology Inc. MCHP 10 mln shares
10/24/2006
Goodrich Corp. GRP $300 mlnover 3 years over 18 months
Keane Inc. KEA 3 mln shares over 12 months
Laboratory Corporation of America LH $500 mln adds to prior plan
Lone Star Technologies LSS $100 mln through 2007
10/23/2006
Petroleum Development Corp. PETD 10% of outstanding over 18 months
S1 Corp. SONE 15% of outstanding about $55 mln
United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR 4 mln shares over 2 years
Valero Energy Corp. VLO $2 bln adds to prior plan
Waste Connections, Inc. WCN $200 mln adds to prior plan
10/20/2006
Pfizer, Inc. PFE $10 bln through 2007
10/19/2006
American Bancorp of New Jersey ABNJ 10% of outstanding
Central Valley Community Bancorp CVCY $1 mln through June '07
Grant Prideco, Inc. GRP $200 mln adds to prior plan
TradeStation Group, Inc. TRAD $60 mln aver 4 years
10/18/2006
Abbott Laboratories ABT $2.5 bln
Allstate Corp. ALL $3 bln upon completion of prior plan
MASSBANK Corp. MASB 50,000 shares adds to prior plan
Valspar Corp. VAL 4 mln shares replaces prior plan
10/17/2006
Merrill Lynch & Co. MER $5 bln adds to prior plan
Northern Trust Corporation NTRS 11 mln shares adds to prior plan
Yahoo! Inc. YHOO $3 bln over 5 years
10/16/2006
Grainger GWW 10 mln shares 86 mln shares outstanding
Health Net, Inc. HNT $235 mln adds to prior plan
10/13/2006
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. JTX $200 mln prior plan complete
PRB Energy Inc. PRB 10% of shares through 2006
10/12/2006
Standard Parking Corp. STAN $12.5 mln adds to prior plan
Wendy's WEN 35.4 mln shares over 18-24 months
10/11/2006
CKE Restaurants Inc. CKR $50 mln adds to prior plan
Chaparral Steel Company CHAP $100 mln
10/9/2006
Manatron Inc. MANA $1 mln replaces prior plan
XETA Technologies Inc. XETA $960,000 per year
10/6/2006
Steelcase Inc. SCS $100 mln adds to prior plan
10/5/2006
American Standard Companies ASD $500 mln adds to prior plan
10/4/2006
Qwest Communications International Inc. Q $2 bln over 2 years
10/3/2006
Alcan Inc. AL 5% of outstanding starting Nov, 2006
Alliance Data Systems ADS $600 mln adds to prior plan
etrials Worldwide, Inc. ETWC $1 mln 12.4 mln shares outstanding
Hastings Entertainment, Inc. HAST $2.5 mln adds to prior plan
World Acceptance Corp. WRLD $55 mln replaces prior plan
10/2/2006
Bank of Marin BMRC 10% of outstanding over 12 months
STEN Corp. STEN 200,000 shares 10% of outstanding
9/29/2006
Aetna Inc. AET $750 mln adds to prior plan
Ohio Casualty Corp. OCAS $100 mln
9/28/2006
ConAgra Foods Inc. CAG $500 mln adds to prior plan
Jaclyn, Inc. JLN 125,000 shares adds to prior plan
Lockheed Martin Corp. LMT 20 mln shares adds to prior plan
Mirant Corp. MIR $100 mln over 1 year
Monarch Casino & Resort MCRI 1 mln shares
Pentair, Inc. PNR $50 mln adds to prior plan
9/26/2006
Key Technology KTEC 500,000 shares
9/25/2006
Hansen Naural Corp. HANS $25 mln adds to prior plan
Investors Bancorp ISBC 5.3 mln shares 10% of outstanding
Oakley, Inc. OO $20 mln adds to prior plan
Pressure BioSciences PBIO $500,000
Source: The Online Investor