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

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COMPANY SYMBOL AMOUNT NOTES
3/26/2007
Optical Cable Corporation OCCF 300,100 shares over 12 months
URS Corporation URS 1 mln shares through 2009
Capital City Bank Group CCBG 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
3/23/2007
Capital City Bank Group CCBG 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
Freddie Mac FRE $1 bln adds to prior plan
Vestin Realty Mortgage II VRTB $10 mln 38.8 mln shares outstanding
3/22/2007
IA Global IAO 4 mln shares 2.6% of outstanding
MainSource Financial Group MSFG 500,000 shares replaces prior plan
Prudential Bancorp PBIP 242,000 shares adds to prior plan
Riverview Bancorp RVSB 250,000 shares 2% of outstanding
WesBanco, Inc. WSBC 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
Williams-Sonoma WSM 5 mln shares adds to prior plan
3/21/2007
BancorpSouth BXS 3 mln shares replaces prior plan
Chubb Inc. CB 20 mln shares adds to prior plan
East West Bancorp EWBC $50 mln adds to prior plan
Internet Commerce Corp. ICCA $2 mln over 12-18 months
Komag, Inc. KOMG $200 mln
Ligand Pharmaceuticals LGND $100 mln over 12 months
Motorola MOT $3 bln adds to prior plan
Wells Fargo & Company WFC 75 mln shares adds to prior plan
3/20/2007
Access National Corporation ANCX 500,000 shares
FactSet Research Systems FDS $100 mln adds to prior plan
First Place Financial FPFC 800,000 shares prior plan expired
Genworth Financial GNW $600 mln adds to prior plan
Seacor Holdings CKH $65.2 mln adds to prior plan
SL Green Realty SLG $300 mln through 2008
3/19/2007
Arden Group ARDNA 200,000 shares adds to prior plan
Ladenburg Thalman Financial Services LTS 2.5 mln shares
Pre-Paid Legal Services PPD 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
3/16/2007
Ann Taylor ANN $300 mln replaces prior plan
First BancTrust Corporation FBTC 5% of outstanding adds to prior plan
Hewlett-Packard HPQ $8 bln adds to prior plan
3/15/2007
Aeropostale ARO $100 mln adds to prior plan
Ameriprise Financial AMP $1 bln adds to prior plan
First Federal of Northern Michigan Bancorp FFNM 5% of outstanding 151,750 shares
SEI Investments Company SEIC $50 mln adds to prior plan
Southwest Airlines Co. LUV $300 mln prior plan complete
State Street Corp. STT 15 mln shares adds to prior plan
Yum! Brands YUM $500 mln adds to prior plan
3/14/2007
Frontier Airlines Holdings FRNT 300,000 shares
Jeffersonville Bancorp, Inc. JFBC 50,000 shares adds to prior plan
3/13/2007
Baxter International BAX $2 bln upon completion of prior plan
Building Materials Holding Corp. BLG $25 mln over 1 year
Kentucky First Federal Bancorp KFFB 150,000 shares over 1 year
Laboratory Corporation of America®Holdings LH $500 mln
Pitney Bowes, Inc. PBI $300 mln adds to prior plan
Thomas & Betts Corp. TNB 3 mln shares adds to prior plan
3/12/2007
Energy Partners EPL $50 mln over 1 year
Macerich Company MAC $75 mln
Meridian Resource Corporation TMR $5 mln over 3 years
NetEase.com, Inc. NTES $100 mln prior plan complete
Quidel Corporation QDEL $25 mln adds to prior plan
S1 Corporation SONE 15% of outstanding dutch auction tender offer
3/09/2007
AMERCO UHAL $50 mln adds to prior plan
Shanda Interactive SNDA $50 mln over 12 months
3/08/2007
Accenture Ltd. ACN $1.5 bln
National Semiconductor Corp. NSM $500 mln adds to prior plan
SkyWest Inc. SKYW 5 mln shares
3/07/2007
The Cheesecake Factory CAKE 10 mln shares adds to prior plan
Donegal Group DGICA 500,000 shares
PrivateBancorp PVTB 277,000 shares adds to prior plan
3/06/2007
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. AEOS 7 mln shares adds to prior plan
Cathay General Bancorp CATY 1 mln shares prior plan complete
Leucadia National Corp. LUK 12 mln shares including prior plan
United States Cellular Corporation USM 500,000 shares over 3 years
United Stationers Inc. USTR $100 mln adds to prior plan
3/05/2007
Celanese Corp. CE $400 mln dutch auction tender offer
Financial Federal Corporation FIF $2.6 mln adds to prior plan
Hawk Corporation HWK $4 mln 9 mln shares outstanding
Lexington Realty Trust LXP 8 mln shares adds to prior plan
Methanex Corp. MEOH 2 mln shares adds to prior plan
Waste Management Inc. WMI $600 mln adds to prior plan
3/02/2007
Appalachian Bancshares APAB $2.5 mlln over 1 year
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd CP 5.5 mln shares in 2007
3/01/2007
American International Group, Inc. AIG $8 bln expands current plan
Arch Capital Group ACGL $1 bln over 2 years
Clifton Savings Bancorp CSBK 615,000 shares prior plan complete
Constellation Brands STZ $500 mln
OmniVision Technologies Inc. OVTI $100 mln
Thermo Fisher Scientific TMO $300 mln prior plan complete
Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates VSEA $100 mln adds to prior plan
Verizon Communications VZ 100 mln shares prior plan terminated
2/28/2007
Computer Task Group CTGX 1 mln shares adds to prior plan
Endurance Specialty Holdings ENH 2 mln shares over 2 years
Liberty Media Corporation LCAPA $1 bln
Papa John's International, Inc. PZZA $50 mln adds to prior plan
UTEK Corporation UTK $4 mln over 12 months
Waters Corporation WAT $500 mln prior plan complete
2/27/2007
CBS Corp. CBS $1.5 bln
CSF Bancorp CITZ 600,000 shares adds to prior plan
Citizens Communications CZN $250 mln over 12 months
DirecTV Group DTV $1 bln prior plan complete
Dreamworks Animation DWA $150 mln over 18 months
Federated Department Stores FD $4 bln adds to prior plan
Illumina ILMN $75 mln over 6 months
2/26/2007
Affiliated Managers Group AMG 3 mln shares
Cardinal Financial Corporation CFNL 1 mln sharesn 4% of outstanding
Innospec Inc. IOSP $5 mln through May 2007
MDS Inc. MDZ $431.3 mln dutch auction tender offer
Xilinx XLNX $1.5 bln adds to prior plan
XL Capital Ltd. XL $1 bln includes prior plan
Source: The Online Investor

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