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

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COMPANY SYMBOL AMOUNT NOTES
1/30/2007
Atlas America ATLS 1.95 mln shares dutch auction tender offer
Concur Technologies CNQR 2 mln shares over 2 years
Leadis Technology LDIS 2.5 mln shares through 2007
National Instruments NATI 1.5 mln shares adds to prior plan
Union Pacific UNP 20 mln shares over 3 years
1/29/2007
Brocade Communications Systems BRCD $200 mln
First Financial Holdings FFCH 600,000 shares 5% of outstanding
Gymboree GYMB $50 mln over 1 year
Marathon Oil Corp. MRO $500 mln adds to prior plan
U.S. Express Enterprises XPRSA $15 mln over 1 year
1/26/2007
Sturm, Ruger & Co. RGR $20 mln
BankUnited Financial Corp. BKUNA 600,000 shares adds to prior plan
Capital One Financial Corp. COF $3 bln
CIT Group CIT $500 mln adds to prior plan
National City Corp. NCC 75 mln shares dutch auction tender offer
Parker Hannifin PH 5.3 mln shares adds to prior plan
St. Jude Medical STJ $1 bln
Symantec SYMC $1 bln prior plan complete
Tempur-Pedic TPX $100 mln
1/24/2007
Associated Banc-Corp ASBC 5% of outstanding adds to prior plan
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
MB Financial Inc. MBFI 1 mln shares over 12 months
Rome Bancorp ROME 423,000 shares over 12 months
Charles Schwab SCHW $500 mln adds to prior plan
Varian VARI $100 mln prior plan complete
Willow Financial Bancorp WFBC 5% of outstanding over 2 years
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
KeyCorp KEY $25 mln adds to prior plan
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
1/09/2007
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
1/08/2007
Paragon Technologies, Inc. PTG $1 mln adds to prior plan
1/04/2007
Alico Inc. ALCO 100,000 shares through Aug 2010
Openwave Systems Inc. OPWV $100 mln
Source: The Online Investor

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