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Richard Aster Jr Buys Network Appliance Inc., UAP Holding Corp., Sells JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barrick Gold Corp., Sysco Corp.

To Richard Aster Jr, there is not much difference between growth and value. He is right. If you can buy growth companies at "value" prices, what not? These are his buys and sells during the third quarter. Richard Aster Jr owns 128 stocks with a total value of $3.7 billion.

Richard Aster Jr buys Network Appliance Inc., UAP Holding Corp., EXTERRAN HOLDINGS, Abbott Laboratories, Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary, Shuffle Master Inc., ACI WORLDWIDE, INC., MICROS Systems Inc., Edge Petroleum Corp., Secure Computing Corp., sells JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barrick Gold Corp., Sysco Corp., XL Capital Ltd, Analog Devices Inc., Republic Services Inc., Apartment Investment and Management Comp, Hanover Compressor Company, Regis Corp., Universal Corp., RentACenter Inc., Helen of Troy Ltd., Stewart Information Services Corp., Transaction Systems Architects during the 3-months ended 09/30/2007, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Meridian Fund. Richard Aster Jr owns 128 stocks with a total value of $3.7 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

Added: FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Oil Equipment & Services company FMC Technologies Inc. by 263.18%. His purchase prices were between $41.51 and $57.66, with an estimated average price of $48. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.98%. His holdings were 862,640 shares as of 09/30/2007.

FMC Technologies, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and servicing of systems and products for the energy, food processing, and air transportation industries. FMC Technologies Inc. has a market cap of $8.06 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.21 with P/E ratio of 26.70 and P/S ratio of 1.79.

Added: Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NLY)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Real Estate Holding & Development company Annaly Capital Management Inc. by 59.88%. His purchase prices were between $13.82 and $16.03, with an estimated average price of $14.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.79%. His holdings were 4,916,500 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc., a real estate investment trust, engages in the ownership, management, and financing of a portfolio of investment securities. Annaly Capital Management Inc. has a market cap of $5.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.23 with P/E ratio of 14.94 and P/S ratio of 15.12. The dividend yield of Annaly Capital Management Inc. stocks is 6%

Added: Intermec Inc. (IN)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Computer Hardware company Intermec Inc. by 330.48%. His purchase prices were between $23.73 and $27.06, with an estimated average price of $25.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.5%. His holdings were 915,200 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Intermec, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, integration, sale, resell, and service of wired and wireless automated identification and data collection (AIDC), mobile computing, bar code printers, label media, etc. Intermec Inc. has a market cap of $1.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.51 with P/E ratio of 148.55 and P/S ratio of 1.70.

Added: International Coal Group Inc. (ICO)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Coal company International Coal Group Inc. by 268.81%. His purchase prices were between $3.96 and $6.06, with an estimated average price of $4.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.44%. His holdings were 4,975,300 shares as of 09/30/2007.

International Coal Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the production, processing, and sale of steam and metallurgical coal. It offers coal products from 11 regional mining complexes, which, as of December 31, 2006. International Coal Group Inc. has a market cap of $798.63 million; its shares were traded at around $4.99 with P/S ratio of 0.88.

Added: Global Payments Inc. (GPN)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Business Support Services company Global Payments Inc. by 46.38%. His purchase prices were between $36 and $44.22, with an estimated average price of $39.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.44%. His holdings were 1,160,640 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Global Payments, Inc. provides payment processing and consumer money transfer services worldwide. It operates in two segments, Merchant Services and Money Transfer. Global Payments Inc. has a market cap of $3.67 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.27 with P/E ratio of 26.24 and P/S ratio of 3.28. The dividend yield of Global Payments Inc. stocks is 0.2%

Added: MGI PHARMA Inc. (MOGN)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Pharmaceuticals company MGI PHARMA Inc. by 45.18%. His purchase prices were between $22.52 and $27.78, with an estimated average price of $24.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.35%. His holdings were 1,484,600 shares as of 09/30/2007.

MGI PHARMA, INC., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, acquisition, development, and commercialization of proprietary pharmaceutical products in the areas of oncology and acute care in the United States. MGI PHARMA Inc. has a market cap of $2.62 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.83 with P/S ratio of 6.95.

Added: CACI International Inc (CAI)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Computer Services company CACI International Inc by 51.45%. His purchase prices were between $44.04 and $51.3, with an estimated average price of $48.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.28%. His holdings were 591,700 shares as of 09/30/2007.

CACI International, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, provides information technology and communications solutions worldwide. It has four areas of service offerings: Systems Integration, Managed Network Services, Knowledge Management etc. CACI International Inc has a market cap of $1.48 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.83 with P/E ratio of 19.71 and P/S ratio of 0.74.

Added: Pactiv Corp. (PTV)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Containers & Packaging company Pactiv Corp. by 28.25%. His purchase prices were between $27.44 and $32.91, with an estimated average price of $29.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.22%. His holdings were 1,303,100 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Pactiv Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of consumer and specialty-packaging products for the consumer and foodservice/food packaging markets in the United States and internationally. Pactiv Corp. has a market cap of $3.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.55 with P/E ratio of 14.73 and P/S ratio of 1.11.

Added: Chemtura Corp. (CEM)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Commodity Chemicals company Chemtura Corp. by 46.86%. His purchase prices were between $8.64 and $11.66, with an estimated average price of $9.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.19%. His holdings were 2,427,800 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Chemtura Corporation produces specialty chemicals; crop protection; and pool, spa, and home care products worldwide. The company's Polymer Additives segment offers antioxidants, flame retardants, heat stabilizers, impact modifiers, etc. Chemtura Corp. has a market cap of $2.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.59 with P/S ratio of 0.54. The dividend yield of Chemtura Corp. stocks is 2.3%

Added: Albany International Corp. (AIN)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Diversified Industrials company Albany International Corp. by 35.75%. His purchase prices were between $37.29 and $40.62, with an estimated average price of $38.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 668,700 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Albany International Corp., through its subsidiaries, produces paper machine clothing and doors worldwide. It operates in three segments: Paper Machine Clothing, Applied Technologies, and Albany Door Systems. Albany International Corp. has a market cap of $1.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.88 with P/E ratio of 31.56 and P/S ratio of 1.03. The dividend yield of Albany International Corp. stocks is 1.2%

Added: BP p.l.c. (BP)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Integrated Oil & Gas company BP p.l.c. by 40.55%. His purchase prices were between $64.58 and $74.29, with an estimated average price of $69. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 340,000 shares as of 09/30/2007.

BP p.l.c. provides fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services, and petrochemicals products. The company operates in three segments: Exploration and Production; Refining and Marketing; and Gas, Power, and Renewables. BP p.l.c. has a market cap of $252.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.79 with P/E ratio of 13.13 and P/S ratio of 0.94. The dividend yield of BP p.l.c. stocks is 3.3%

Added: Sealed Air Corp. (SEE)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Containers & Packaging company Sealed Air Corp. by 23.13%. His purchase prices were between $25.37 and $31.21, with an estimated average price of $27.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 1,403,900 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Sealed Air Corporation, through its subsidiaries, Cryovac, Inc. and Sealed Air Corporation, engages in the manufacturing and marketing of various food and protective packaging products worldwide. Sealed Air Corp. has a market cap of $3.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.24 with P/E ratio of 12.96 and P/S ratio of 0.86. The dividend yield of Sealed Air Corp. stocks is 1.7%

Added: STERIS Corp. (STE)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Medical Supplies company STERIS Corp. by 28.62%. His purchase prices were between $26.78 and $30.57, with an estimated average price of $28.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.15%. His holdings were 889,000 shares as of 09/30/2007.

STERIS Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of infection prevention, contamination control, microbial reduction, and surgical and critical care support products and services. STERIS Corp. has a market cap of $1.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.28 with P/E ratio of 22.58 and P/S ratio of 1.44. The dividend yield of STERIS Corp. stocks is 0.9%

Added: Corinthian Colleges Inc. (COCO)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Specialized Consumer Services company Corinthian Colleges Inc. by 24.72%. His purchase prices were between $13.52 and $16.51, with an estimated average price of $14.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.14%. His holdings were 1,680,100 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Corinthian Colleges, Inc. operates as a post-secondary education company in the United States and Canada. The company offers a range of diploma programs and associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Corinthian Colleges Inc. has a market cap of $1.4 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.43 with P/E ratio of 184.22 and P/S ratio of 1.45.

Added: Avid Technology Inc. (AVID)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Broadcasting & Entertainment company Avid Technology Inc. by 26.52%. His purchase prices were between $27.04 and $37.39, with an estimated average price of $31.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.1%. His holdings were 677,400 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Avid Technology, Inc. develops, markets, and supports software and hardware products for the production, management, and distribution of digital media content. Avid Technology Inc. has a market cap of $1.13 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.16 with P/S ratio of 1.26.

New Purchase: Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Computer Hardware company Network Appliance Inc.. His purchase prices were between $22.97 and $31.84, with an estimated average price of $27.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.25%. His holdings were 1,711,110 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Network Appliance, Inc. provides data management solutions that simplify the complexities of storing, managing, protecting, and archiving enterprise data. Network Appliance Inc. has a market cap of $10.67 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.71 with P/E ratio of 41.64 and P/S ratio of 3.68.

New Purchase: UAP Holding Corp. (UAPH)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Specialty Chemicals company UAP Holding Corp.. His purchase prices were between $26.2 and $31.38, with an estimated average price of $29.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.83%. His holdings were 983,600 shares as of 09/30/2007.

UAP Holding Corp. operates as distributor of agricultural inputs and professional non-crop products in the United States and Canada. It distributes various chemicals, including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, adjuvants, and surfactants; etc. UAP Holding Corp. has a market cap of $1.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.41 with P/E ratio of 16.52 and P/S ratio of 0.52. The dividend yield of UAP Holding Corp. stocks is 2.9%

New Purchase: EXTERRAN HOLDINGS (EXH)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Specialty Chemicals company EXTERRAN HOLDINGS. His purchase prices were between $77.12 and $80.34, with an estimated average price of $78.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.74%. His holdings were 339,950 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Exterran Holdings, Inc. provides natural gas compression services, as well as offers operations, maintenance, fabrication, sales, service, and equipment for oil and gas production, processing, and transportation applications. EXTERRAN HOLDINGS has a market cap of $9.66 billion; its shares were traded at around $0 with P/E ratio of 109.54 and P/S ratio of 5.01.

New Purchase: Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Medical Supplies company Abbott Laboratories. His purchase prices were between $49.73 and $54.89, with an estimated average price of $52.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.6%. His holdings were 412,000 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Abbott Laboratories engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of health care products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Pharmaceutical Products, Diagnostic Products, Nutritional Products, and Vascular Products. Abbott Laboratories has a market cap of $83.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $54.02 with P/E ratio of 43.79 and P/S ratio of 3.35. The dividend yield of Abbott Laboratories stocks is 2.4%

New Purchase: Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary (TV)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Broadcasting & Entertainment company Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary. His purchase prices were between $24.17 and $28.72, with an estimated average price of $25.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.48%. His holdings were 732,000 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. and its subsidiaries operate as a media company in Mexico. The company operates in nine segments: Television Broadcasting, Sky Mexico, Programming Exports, Cable Television, Pay Television Networks, Publishing, Radio, etc. Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary has a market cap of $13.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.42 with P/E ratio of 19.57 and P/S ratio of 3.65. The dividend yield of Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary stocks is 0.7%

New Purchase: Shuffle Master Inc. (SHFL)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Gambling company Shuffle Master Inc.. His purchase prices were between $13.97 and $16.77, with an estimated average price of $15.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.47%. His holdings were 1,169,900 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Shuffle Master, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, sale, and marketing of technology and entertainment-based products for the gaming industry. Shuffle Master Inc. has a market cap of $437.62 million; its shares were traded at around $12.04 with P/E ratio of 38.57 and P/S ratio of 2.46.

New Purchase: ACI WORLDWIDE, INC. (ACIW)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Gambling company ACI WORLDWIDE, INC.. His purchase prices were between $22.35 and $34.68, with an estimated average price of $28.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.3%. His holdings were 495,530 shares as of 09/30/2007.

ACI Worldwide, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, installation, and support of software products and services to facilitate electronic payments worldwide. ACI WORLDWIDE, INC. has a market cap of $797.89 million; its shares were traded at around $0 with P/E ratio of 391.40 and P/S ratio of 2.13.

New Purchase: MICROS Systems Inc. (MCRS)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Computer Hardware company MICROS Systems Inc.. His purchase prices were between $53.73 and $65.07, with an estimated average price of $58.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.29%. His holdings were 162,980 shares as of 09/30/2007.

MICROS Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and services enterprise information solutions for the hospitality and specialty retail industries. MICROS Systems Inc. has a market cap of $2.97 billion; its shares were traded at around $71.95 with P/E ratio of 35.21 and P/S ratio of 3.54.

New Purchase: Edge Petroleum Corp. (EPEX)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Oil Equipment & Services company Edge Petroleum Corp.. His purchase prices were between $12.36 and $14.68, with an estimated average price of $13.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.24%. His holdings were 685,200 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Edge Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the exploration, development, acquisition, and production of crude oil and natural gas properties in the United States. Edge Petroleum Corp. has a market cap of $239.86 million; its shares were traded at around $8.4 with P/S ratio of 1.68.

New Purchase: Secure Computing Corp. (SCUR)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Software company Secure Computing Corp.. His purchase prices were between $7.76 and $9.73, with an estimated average price of $8.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 431,700 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Secure Computing Corporation provides enterprise gateway security solutions in the United States. It offers enterprise-class solutions that secure Web, email, and network connectivity. Secure Computing Corp. has a market cap of $688.50 million; its shares were traded at around $9.9 with P/S ratio of 3.00.

Reduced: Willis Group Holdings Ltd. (WSH)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Property & Casualty Insurance company Willis Group Holdings Ltd. by 20.3%. His sale prices were between $38.56 and $43.65, with an estimated average price of $40.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 1.93%. Richard Aster Jr still held 2,092,430 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Willis Group Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk management consulting services worldwide. Willis Group Holdings Ltd. has a market cap of $5.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.96 with P/E ratio of 13.26 and P/S ratio of 2.23. The dividend yield of Willis Group Holdings Ltd. stocks is 2.5%

Reduced: Dionex Corp. (DNEX)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Electronic Equipment company Dionex Corp. by 30.26%. His sale prices were between $68.07 and $79.46, with an estimated average price of $73.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 1.25%. Richard Aster Jr still held 759,195 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Dionex Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and services analytical instrumentation and related accessories, and chemicals. It offers a range of liquid chromatography systems, sample preparation devices, and related products. Dionex Corp. has a market cap of $1.62 billion; its shares were traded at around $85.33 with P/E ratio of 37.42 and P/S ratio of 4.87.

Reduced: Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (AHG)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Health Care Providers company Apria Healthcare Group Inc. by 20.09%. His sale prices were between $25.04 and $31.4, with an estimated average price of $27.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 1.02%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,744,900 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide home healthcare services and related support services in the United States. It operates in three segments: Home Respiratory Therapy, Home Infusion Therapy, and Home Medical Equipment. Apria Healthcare Group Inc. has a market cap of $984.05 million; its shares were traded at around $22.56 with P/E ratio of 12.00 and P/S ratio of 0.63.

Reduced: United Stationers Inc. (USTR)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Business Support Services company United Stationers Inc. by 22.71%. His sale prices were between $55.52 and $69.95, with an estimated average price of $60.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.74%. Richard Aster Jr still held 606,770 shares as of 09/30/2007.

United Stationers, Inc. engages in the wholesale distribution of business products in North America. It offers computer supplies and peripherals, including printer cartridges, data storage, computer accessories, and computer hardware items; etc. United Stationers Inc. has a market cap of $1.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.01 with P/E ratio of 15.61 and P/S ratio of 0.33.

Reduced: Federated Investors Inc. (FII)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Investment Services company Federated Investors Inc. by 26.56%. His sale prices were between $33.57 and $39.7, with an estimated average price of $36.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.6%. Richard Aster Jr still held 708,855 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Federated Investors Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager with approximately $237.4 billion in assets under management. The firm provides its services to individuals, banking or thrift institutions, investment companies, pension and profit sharing etc. Federated Investors Inc. has a market cap of $4.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.82 with P/E ratio of 19.29 and P/S ratio of 3.71. The dividend yield of Federated Investors Inc. stocks is 2.1%

Reduced: Nokia Corp. (NOK)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Telecom Equipment company Nokia Corp. by 34.92%. His sale prices were between $27.96 and $37.93, with an estimated average price of $31.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.59%. Richard Aster Jr still held 769,100 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Nokia Corporation engages in the manufacture of mobile devices and mobile networks. It also provides equipment, solutions, and services for network operators, service providers, and corporations. Nokia Corp. has a market cap of $157.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.49 with P/E ratio of 16.98 and P/S ratio of 2.22. The dividend yield of Nokia Corp. stocks is 1.2%

Reduced: Airgas Inc. (ARG)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Specialty Chemicals company Airgas Inc. by 27.84%. His sale prices were between $43.32 and $51.63, with an estimated average price of $47.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.57%. Richard Aster Jr still held 521,072 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Airgas, Inc. and its subsidiaries distribute industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and welding, safety, and related products in the United States. It offers various gases, including nitrogen, oxygen, argon, helium, and hydrogen; etc. Airgas Inc. has a market cap of $4.21 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.98 with P/E ratio of 23.59 and P/S ratio of 1.15. The dividend yield of Airgas Inc. stocks is 0.7%

Reduced: CBRL Group Inc. (CBRL)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Restaurants & bars company CBRL Group Inc. by 30.99%. His sale prices were between $36.17 and $41.85, with an estimated average price of $38.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.44%. Richard Aster Jr still held 525,188 shares as of 09/30/2007.

CBRL Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the operation and development of restaurant and retail concepts in the United States. The company operates restaurants under the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store name. CBRL Group Inc. has a market cap of $854.14 million; its shares were traded at around $36.83 with P/E ratio of 6.88 and P/S ratio of 0.37. The dividend yield of CBRL Group Inc. stocks is 2%

Reduced: Bunge Ltd. (BG)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Food Products company Bunge Ltd. by 44.06%. His sale prices were between $83.13 and $107.45, with an estimated average price of $91.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.38%. Richard Aster Jr still held 190,800 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Bunge Limited engages in the agriculture and food business. It operates in three segments: Agribusiness, Fertilizer, and Food Products. The Agribusiness segment engages in the purchase, storage, transport, processing. Bunge Ltd. has a market cap of $13.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $103.02 with P/E ratio of 17.91 and P/S ratio of 0.32. The dividend yield of Bunge Ltd. stocks is 0.7%

Reduced: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Specialty Retailers company Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. by 45.74%. His sale prices were between $32.77 and $36.83, with an estimated average price of $34.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.37%. Richard Aster Jr still held 585,000 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate a chain of retail stores in the United States. It sells a range of domestic merchandise, such as bed linens and related items, bath items, and kitchen textiles; and home furnishings. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has a market cap of $8.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.65 with P/E ratio of 14.73 and P/S ratio of 1.21.

Reduced: AirTran Holdings Inc. (AAI)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Airlines company AirTran Holdings Inc. by 25.39%. His sale prices were between $9.39 and $11, with an estimated average price of $10.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.32%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,505,135 shares as of 09/30/2007.

AirTran Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, AirTran Airways, Inc., provides scheduled airline services in the United States. It operates scheduled airline service primarily in short-haul markets in the eastern United States. AirTran Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $882.30 million; its shares were traded at around $9.86 with P/E ratio of 24.76 and P/S ratio of 0.44.

Reduced: Friedman Billings Ramsey Group Inc. (FBR)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Real Estate Holding & Development company Friedman Billings Ramsey Group Inc. by 75.79%. His sale prices were between $4.37 and $5.33, with an estimated average price of $4.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.06%. Richard Aster Jr still held 800,600 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). The company, through its subsidiaries, provides investment banking, institutional brokerage and research, and asset management services. Friedman Billings Ramsey Group Inc. has a market cap of $649.82 million; its shares were traded at around $4.02 with P/S ratio of 2.04. The dividend yield of Friedman Billings Ramsey Group Inc. stocks is 5%

Reduced: Waste Management Inc. (WMI)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Waste & Disposal Services company Waste Management Inc. by 96.17%. His sale prices were between $35.77 and $39.45, with an estimated average price of $37.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.02%. Richard Aster Jr still held 31,690 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides integrated waste management services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. The company offers collection, transfer, recycling, disposal, and waste-to-energy services. Waste Management Inc. has a market cap of $18.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.77 with P/E ratio of 17.22 and P/S ratio of 1.37. The dividend yield of Waste Management Inc. stocks is 2.7%

Reduced: Carter's Inc. (CRI)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Clothing & Accessories company Carter's Inc. by 98.18%. His sale prices were between $19.57 and $26.84, with an estimated average price of $21.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.01%. Richard Aster Jr still held 35,495 shares as of 09/30/2007.

Carter's, Inc. markets apparel for babies and young children in the United States. It offers baby and sleepwear products, play clothes, and accessories under the brand names of Carter's' and OshKosh's. Carter's Inc. has a market cap of $1.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.9 with P/S ratio of 0.83.

Sold Out: Stewart Information Services Corp. (STC)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Property & Casualty Insurance company Stewart Information Services Corp.. His sale prices were between $34.27 and $40.85, with an estimated average price of $37.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Stewart Information Services Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides real estate information and transaction management services in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Australia. Stewart Information Services Corp. has a market cap of $495.23 million; its shares were traded at around $27.36 with P/E ratio of 271.98 and P/S ratio of 0.22. The dividend yield of Stewart Information Services Corp. stocks is 2.7%

Sold Out: Republic Services Inc. (RSG)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Waste & Disposal Services company Republic Services Inc.. His sale prices were between $29.66 and $32.71, with an estimated average price of $31.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Republic Services Inc. provides nonhazardous solid waste collection and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States. Republic Services Inc. has a market cap of $6.33 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.8 with P/E ratio of 23.32 and P/S ratio of 2.04. The dividend yield of Republic Services Inc. stocks is 2%

Sold Out: Apartment Investment and Management Comp (AIV)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Real Estate Holding & Development company Apartment Investment and Management Comp. His sale prices were between $39.54 and $50.68, with an estimated average price of $44.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO), a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the acquisition, ownership, management, and redevelopment of apartment properties. Apartment Investment and Management Comp has a market cap of $3.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.97 with P/E ratio of 121.80 and P/S ratio of 2.17. The dividend yield of Apartment Investment and Management Comp stocks is 6%

Sold Out: Analog Devices Inc. (ADI)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Semiconductors company Analog Devices Inc.. His sale prices were between $35.17 and $39.43, with an estimated average price of $36.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Analog Devices, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits. These integrated circuits are used in signal processing for industrial, communication, computer etc. Analog Devices Inc. has a market cap of $10.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.45 with P/E ratio of 21.52 and P/S ratio of 3.93. The dividend yield of Analog Devices Inc. stocks is 2.2%

Sold Out: XL Capital Ltd (XL)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Property & Casualty Insurance company XL Capital Ltd. His sale prices were between $72.58 and $83.91, with an estimated average price of $77.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

XL Capital, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance coverages, and financial products and services to industrial, commercial, and professional service firms, insurance companies, and other enterprises worldwide. XL Capital Ltd has a market cap of $12.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $64.89 with P/E ratio of 6.55 and P/S ratio of 1.20. The dividend yield of XL Capital Ltd stocks is 2.3%

Sold Out: Hanover Compressor Company (HC)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Oil Equipment & Services company Hanover Compressor Company. His sale prices were between $22.83 and $26.43, with an estimated average price of $24.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%. Its shares were traded at around $25.39 .

Sold Out: Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Personal Products company Helen of Troy Ltd.. His sale prices were between $19.31 and $28.38, with an estimated average price of $22.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Helen of Troy Limited engages in the design, development, and distribution of brand-name consumer products in North America and internationally. It operates through two segments, Personal Care and Housewares. Helen of Troy Ltd. has a market cap of $540.10 million; its shares were traded at around $17.05 with P/E ratio of 9.27 and P/S ratio of 0.80.

Sold Out: Universal Corp. (UVV)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Tobacco company Universal Corp.. His sale prices were between $46.98 and $62.04, with an estimated average price of $51.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Universal Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in selecting, buying, processing, packing, storing, shipping, and financing leaf tobacco for sale to, or for the account of, manufacturers of consumer tobacco products worldwide. Universal Corp. has a market cap of $1.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.85 with P/E ratio of 23.81 and P/S ratio of 0.61. The dividend yield of Universal Corp. stocks is 3.9%

Sold Out: Sysco Corp. (SYY)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Food Retailers & Wholesalers company Sysco Corp.. His sale prices were between $30.14 and $35.4, with an estimated average price of $32.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

SYSCO Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the marketing and distribution of a range of food and related products primarily for foodservice industry in the United States and Canada. Sysco Corp. has a market cap of $21.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.3 with P/E ratio of 21.98 and P/S ratio of 0.60. The dividend yield of Sysco Corp. stocks is 2.2%

Sold Out: Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Gold Mining company Barrick Gold Corp.. His sale prices were between $30.52 and $40.28, with an estimated average price of $34.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration and development of gold properties. Its products include gold, copper, silver, and zinc. Barrick Gold Corp. has a market cap of $40.65 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.04 with P/E ratio of 41.07 and P/S ratio of 6.90. The dividend yield of Barrick Gold Corp. stocks is 0.7%

Sold Out: Regis Corp. (RGS)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Specialized Consumer Services company Regis Corp.. His sale prices were between $31.26 and $38.77, with an estimated average price of $34.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Regis Corporation engages in the ownership, operation, and franchising of hair and retail product salons in North America and internationally. It also owns Hair Club for Men and Women, a provider of hair restoration services; and operates beauty supplies. Regis Corp. has a market cap of $1.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.83 with P/E ratio of 17.95 and P/S ratio of 0.53. The dividend yield of Regis Corp. stocks is 0.5%

Sold Out: RentACenter Inc. (RCII)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Specialized Consumer Services company RentACenter Inc.. His sale prices were between $17.23 and $27.06, with an estimated average price of $20.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Rent-A-Center, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rental of household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis principally in the United States. RentACenter Inc. has a market cap of $1.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.8 with P/E ratio of 13.29 and P/S ratio of 0.36.

Sold Out: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Banks company JPMorgan Chase & Co.. His sale prices were between $43.17 and $49.65, with an estimated average price of $45.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial services worldwide. The company operates through six segments: Investment Bank, Retail Financial Services, Card Services, Commercial Banking, Treasury and Securities etc. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a market cap of $148.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.77 with P/E ratio of 9.21 and P/S ratio of 2.24. The dividend yield of JPMorgan Chase & Co. stocks is 3.6%

 


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jherry sullivan
Jherry sullivan - 6 years ago
My first look at your sight. I'll be back.

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