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

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COMPANY SYMBOL AMOUNT NOTES
1/24/2007
Bank of America BAC 200 mln shares adds to prior plan
Cypress Semiconductor CY $300 mln
East West Bancorp EWBC $30 mln
eBay EBAY $2 bln adds to prior plan
FreightCar America RAIL $50 mln
Rome Bancorp ROME 423,000 shares over 12 months
Varian VARI $100 mln prior plan complete
1/23/2007
CKE Restaurants CKR $50 mln adds to prior plan
Integrated Device Technology IDT $200 mln prior plan complete
Provident Financial Holdings PROV 5% of outstanding prior plan complete
Southcoast Financial Corp. SOCB 547,194 shares 10% of outstanding
1/22/2007
Canadian Natural Resources CNQ 5% of outstanding over 12 months
Citizens South Banking Corp. CSBC 400,000 shares adds to prior plan
Eaton Corp. ETN 10 mln shares replaces prior plan
Plumas Bancorp PLBC 250,000 shares 5% of outstanding
1/19/2007
Alcoa AA 10% of outstanding over 3 years
New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares NHTB 214,679 shares 5% of outstanding
1/18/2007
Brooklyn Federal Bancorp BFSB $1.5 mln
Charter Financial Corp. CHFN 400,000 shares adds to prior plan
Chittenden CHZ 1 mln shares over 2 years
Fastenal FAST 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
General American Investors GAM 250,000 shares adds to prior plan
Kearny Financial Corp. KRNY 5% of outstanding prior plan complete
Merchants Bancshares MBVT 200,000 shares upon completion of prior plan
Prudential Bancorp Inc of PA PBIP 5% of outstanding prior plan complete
Regions Financial RF 50 mln shares adds to prior plan
Valley National Bancorp VLY 3.5 mln shares upon completion of prior plan
1/17/2007
CVS/Caremark CVS 150 mln shares upon closing of merger
1/16/2007
Monro Muffler Brake MNRO $30 mln over 12 months
1/12/2007
ConocoPhillips COP $1 bln
MBT Financial Corp. MBTF 1 mln shares 6% of outstanding
Peoples Bancorp PEBO 425,000 shares through 2007
1/11/2007
Acquicor Technology AQR $50 mln through 7/15/07
1/10/2007
CKE Restaurants CKR $50 mln adds to prior plan
Insteel Industries IIIN $25 mln replaces prior plan
Sun Life Financial SLF 28,565,318 shares 5% of outstanding
Walgreen Co. WAG $1 bln over 4 years
1/9/2007
First South Bancorp FSBK 5% of outstanding prior plan expired
Parlux Fragrances PARL 10 mln shares prior plan complete
Ruby Tuesday RI 5 mln shares adds to prior plan
Stage Stores, Inc. SSI $50 mln
Tucows, Inc. TCX $10 mln
1/8/2007
Paragon Technologies, Inc. PTG $1 mln through Aug 2010
1/4/2007
Alico Inc. ALCO 100,000 shares through Aug 2010
Openwave Systems Inc. OPWV $100 mln
12/28/2006
InterDigital Communications Inc. IDCC $150 mln adds to prior plan
Wayne Savings Bancshares Inc. WAYN 5% of outstanding adds to prior plan
12/26/2006
FPIC Insurance Group FPIC 500,000 shares adds to prior plan
12/22/2006
Northeast Bancorp NBN 200,000 shares 8% of outstanding
12/21/2006
City Holding Co. CHCO 1 mln shares replaces prior plan
Conseco Inc. CNO $150 mln 152 mln shares outstanding
IMS Health RX 10 mln shares adds to prior plan
International Speedway Corp. ISCA $50 mln
Raytheon RTN $750 mln adds to prior plan
Washington Trust Bancorp WASH 400,000 shares replaces prior plan
12/20/2006
Elmira Savings Bank ESBK 5% of outstanding over 12 months
Jack in the Box 2.3 mln shares dutch tender auction
Anheuser-Busch BUD 100 mln shares adds to prior plan
12/19/2006
National City Corp. NCC 30 mln shares adds to prior plan
Possis Medical Inc. POSS $15 mln adds to prior plan
12/19/2006
National City Corp. NCC 30 mln shares adds to prior plan
12/18/2006
Casual Male Retail Group CMRG $75 mln through 2007
Intersil Corp. ISIL $400 mln over 1 year
SanDisk Corp. SNDK $300 mln over 2 years
Shoe Carnival Inc. SCVL $50 mln through 2008
Weight Watchers International WTW 8.3 mln shares self tender offer
12/15/2006
International Assets Holding Corp. IAAC $500,000 prior plan expired
Lifeway Foods Inc. LWAY 75,000 shares over 1 year
Pepsi Bottling Group PBG 25 mln shares adds to prior plan
South Financial Group TSFG 4 mln shares replaces prior plan
Terex Corp. TEX $200 mln through June 2008
12/14/2006
Adams Express Co. ADX 5% of outstanding extends prior plan
Assisted Living Concepts Inc. ALC $20 mln over 12 months
Christopher & Banks Corp. CBK $20 mln adds to prior plan
Independent Bank Corp. INDB 1 mln shares 7% of outstanding
L-3 Communications Holdings LLL $500 mln over 2 years
Northrop Grumman Corp. NOC $1 bln adds to prior plan
Porter Bancorp Inc. PBIB $3 mln
12/13/2006
Amgen, Inc. AMGN $5 bln adds to prior plan
CNB Financial Corp. CCNE 500,000 shares
DENTSPLY International XRAY 3 mln shares adds to prior plan
Emdeon Corp. HLTH $100 mln replaces prior plan
SEI Investments Co. SEIC $50 mln adds to prior plan
12/12/2006
ABM Industries Inc. ABM 2 mln shares through Oct 2007
BCE, Inc BCE $1 bln adds to prior plan
Cadence Design Systems CDNS $500 mln adds to prior plan
Compuware Corp. CPWR 34 mln shares through June 07
SAIC Inc. SAI 40 mln shares
Scott's Miracle-Gro Co. SMG $250 mln dutch auction
Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ZMH $1 bln adds to prior plan
12/11/2006
Beckman Coulter BEC 2.5 mln shares through 2008
General Mills, Inc. GIS 75 mln shares replaces prior plan
Hartford Financial Services HIG $500 mln adds to prior plan
Hershey Co. HSY $250 mln upon completion of prior plan
Kellogg Co. K $650 mln in 2007
Zions Bancorporation ZION $400 mln through 2007
12/08/2006
Expedia Inc. EXPE $30 mln tender offer
Genworth Financial GNW $500 mln through 2007
Safeway Inc. SWY $500 mln adds to prior plan
Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates VSEA $100 mln adds to prior plan
12/07/2006
Analog Devices Inc. ADI $1 bln adds to prior plan
Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. AXS $400 mln adds to prior plan
Chevron Corp. CVX $5 bln over 3 years
Chubb Corp. CB 20 mln shares adds to prior plan
Ingersoll-Rand Co. IR $2 bln
12/06/2006
Nordson Corp. NDSN 1 mln shares over 3 years
Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina PEBK $2 mln adds to prior plan
Polaris Industries Inc. PII 7 mln shares adds to prior plan
Rockwell Automation ROK 3 mln shares adds to prior plan
Verizon Communications Inc. VZ $200 mln adds to prior plan
12/05/2006
Emulex Corp. ELX $150 mln over 2 years
PACCAR Inc. PCAR $300 mln
12/04/2006
Innospec Inc. IOSP $20 mln prior plan complete
LSI Logic Corp. LSI $500 mln
Source: The Online Investor

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