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Arnold Van Den Berg Buys Hutchinson Technology Inc., Whirlpool Corp., Johnson & Johnson, Sells Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp., Myers Industries Inc., Spectrum Control Inc.

Arnold Van Den Berg buys Hutchinson Technology Inc., Whirlpool Corp., Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola Co., sells Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp., Myers Industries Inc., Spectrum Control Inc. during the 3-months ended 06/30/2006, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Century Management. Arnold van den Berg employs a very conservative approach in stock selection, he considers buying a stock only if its p/s ratio is close to 10-year lows. Currently he likes large cap stocks. These are the details of his purchases and sells.

 

 

Added: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)

Arnold Van Den Berg added to his holdings in Software company Microsoft Corp. by 255.39%. His purchase prices were between $21.84 and $27.04, with an estimated average price of $23.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 6.07%. His holdings was 8,512,600 shares as of 06/30/2006. Microsoft Corp. closed today at $24.7.

Added: General Mills Inc. (GIS)

Arnold Van Den Berg added to his holdings in Food Products company General Mills Inc. by 416.46%. His purchase prices were between $48.31 and $51.55, with an estimated average price of $49.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.7%. His holdings was 957,000 shares as of 06/30/2006. General Mills Inc. closed today at $53.04.

Added: Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc (MMC)

Arnold Van Den Berg added to his holdings in Property & Casualty Insurance company Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc by 44.06%. His purchase prices were between $26.43 and $30.76, with an estimated average price of $28.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.3%. His holdings was 3,703,400 shares as of 06/30/2006. Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc closed today at $25.71.

Added: Seagate Technology (STX)

Arnold Van Den Berg added to his holdings in Computer Hardware company Seagate Technology by 41.17%. His purchase prices were between $20.91 and $27.01, with an estimated average price of $24.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.15%. His holdings was 4,094,800 shares as of 06/30/2006. Seagate Technology closed today at $21.39.

Added: Briggs & Stratton Corp. (BGG)

Arnold Van Den Berg added to his holdings in Diversified Industrials company Briggs & Stratton Corp. by 90.91%. His purchase prices were between $30.12 and $35.4, with an estimated average price of $32.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.96%. His holdings was 1,524,800 shares as of 06/30/2006. Briggs & Stratton Corp. closed today at $28.51.

Added: Imation Corp. (IMN)

Arnold Van Den Berg added to his holdings in Computer Hardware company Imation Corp. by 82.09%. His purchase prices were between $37.36 and $43.6, with an estimated average price of $40. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.71%. His holdings was 897,500 shares as of 06/30/2006. Imation Corp. closed today at $39.25.

Added: Handleman Co. (HDL)

Arnold Van Den Berg added to his holdings in Business Support Services company Handleman Co. by 1378.61%. His purchase prices were between $8.35 and $9.38, with an estimated average price of $8.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.4%. His holdings was 1,250,900 shares as of 06/30/2006. Handleman Co. closed today at $6.99.

Added: Fossil Inc. (FOSL)

Arnold Van Den Berg added to his holdings in Clothing & Accessories company Fossil Inc. by 21.69%. His purchase prices were between $16.01 and $19.15, with an estimated average price of $17.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.33%. His holdings was 2,399,800 shares as of 06/30/2006. Fossil Inc. closed today at $18.79.

New Purchase: Hutchinson Technology Inc. (HTCH)

Arnold Van Den Berg initiated holdings in Computer Hardware company Hutchinson Technology Inc.. His purchase prices were between $20.96 and $29.89, with an estimated average price of $24.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.16%. His holdings was 2,338,300 shares as of 06/30/2006. Hutchinson Technology Inc. closed today at $18.75.

New Purchase: Whirlpool Corp. (WHR)

Arnold Van Den Berg initiated holdings in Furnishings company Whirlpool Corp.. His purchase prices were between $80.01 and $92.13, with an estimated average price of $87.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.24%. His holdings was 68,800 shares as of 06/30/2006. Whirlpool Corp. closed today at $79.63.

New Purchase: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Arnold Van Den Berg initiated holdings in Pharmaceuticals company Johnson & Johnson. His purchase prices were between $57.47 and $61.68, with an estimated average price of $59.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings was 4,900 shares as of 06/30/2006. Johnson & Johnson closed today at $64.23.

New Purchase: Coca-Cola Co. (KO)

Arnold Van Den Berg initiated holdings in Soft Drinks company Coca-Cola Co.. His purchase prices were between $40.96 and $44.17, with an estimated average price of $42.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings was 6,400 shares as of 06/30/2006. Coca-Cola Co. closed today at $44.18.

Reduced: SPX Corp. (SPW)

Arnold Van Den Berg reduced to his holdings in Electrical Components & Equipment company SPX Corp. by 34.93%. His sale prices were between $51.14 and $56.22, with an estimated average price of $53.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 1.33%. His still held 749,600 shares as of 06/30/2006. SPX Corp. closed today at $53.74.

Reduced: Manpower Inc. (MAN)

Arnold Van Den Berg reduced to his holdings in Business Support Services company Manpower Inc. by 49.98%. His sale prices were between $56.35 and $66.83, with an estimated average price of $63.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 1.1%. His still held 600,800 shares as of 06/30/2006. Manpower Inc. closed today at $59.63.

Reduced: Astec Industries Inc. (ASTE)

Arnold Van Den Berg reduced to his holdings in Commercial Vehicles & Trucks company Astec Industries Inc. by 36.53%. His sale prices were between $30.15 and $41.71, with an estimated average price of $35.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.51%. His still held 478,400 shares as of 06/30/2006. Astec Industries Inc. closed today at $23.16.

Reduced: Layne Christensen Co. (LAYN)

Arnold Van Den Berg reduced to his holdings in Business Support Services company Layne Christensen Co. by 65.77%. His sale prices were between $26.28 and $31.69, with an estimated average price of $28.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.21%. His still held 279,400 shares as of 06/30/2006. Layne Christensen Co. closed today at $29.98.

Sold Out: Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. (AP)

Arnold Van Den Berg sold out his holdings in Diversified Industrials company Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp.. His sale prices were between $20.21 and $35.09, with an estimated average price of $27.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.49%. Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. closed today at $29.55.

Sold Out: Myers Industries Inc. (MYE)

Arnold Van Den Berg sold out his holdings in Diversified Industrials company Myers Industries Inc.. His sale prices were between $15.22 and $17.99, with an estimated average price of $16.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.47%. Myers Industries Inc. closed today at $16.12.

Sold Out: Spectrum Control Inc. (SPEC)

Arnold Van Den Berg sold out his holdings in Electrical Components & Equipment company Spectrum Control Inc.. His sale prices were between $7.26 and $9.53, with an estimated average price of $8.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.02%. Spectrum Control Inc. closed today at $10.06.

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