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Wallace Weitz Buys Harrah's Entertainment Inc., Centex Corp., Sysco Corp., Sells North Fork Bancorp., Inc., Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc., Career Education Corp.

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Wallace Weitz buys Harrah's Entertainment Inc., Centex Corp., Sysco Corp., Pediatrix Medical Group Inc., Labor Ready Inc., Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc., sells North Fork Bancorp., Inc., Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc., Career Education Corp., Cost Plus Inc., Viacom Inc. CL B, Molson Coors Brewing Company during the 3-months ended 09/30/2006, according to the most recent filings of his investment company. For the 12 months ended Sept. 30, Weitz's Value Fund returned 13.4%, while the S&P gained 10.8%. These are the details of his purchases and sells.

Added: Dell Inc. (DELL)

Wallace Weitz added to his holdings in Computer Hardware company Dell Inc. by 87.25%. His purchase prices were between $19.91 and $23.87, with an estimated average price of $21.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.64%. His holdings was 7,806,900 shares as of 09/30/2006. Dell Inc. closed today at $24.98.

Added: Mohawk Industries Inc. (MHK)

Wallace Weitz added to his holdings in Furnishings company Mohawk Industries Inc. by 164.67%. His purchase prices were between $65.51 and $76.27, with an estimated average price of $70.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.39%. His holdings was 432,355 shares as of 09/30/2006. Mohawk Industries Inc. closed today at $71.1.

Added: Apollo Group Inc. (APOL)

Wallace Weitz added to his holdings in Specialized Consumer Services company Apollo Group Inc. by 27.53%. His purchase prices were between $43.81 and $50.82, with an estimated average price of $48.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.23%. His holdings was 1,100,840 shares as of 09/30/2006. Apollo Group Inc. closed today at $34.57.

Added: Coinstar Inc. (CSTR)

Wallace Weitz added to his holdings in Diversified Industrials company Coinstar Inc. by 26.1%. His purchase prices were between $21.9 and $29.37, with an estimated average price of $25.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.17%. His holdings was 1,409,815 shares as of 09/30/2006. Coinstar Inc. closed today at $31.07.

Added: Omnicare Inc. (OCR)

Wallace Weitz added to his holdings in Health Care Providers company Omnicare Inc. by 27.76%. His purchase prices were between $42.56 and $47.48, with an estimated average price of $45. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.04%. His holdings was 224,850 shares as of 09/30/2006. Omnicare Inc. closed today at $37.93.

New Purchase: Harrah's Entertainment Inc. (HET)

Wallace Weitz initiated holdings in Gambling company Harrah's Entertainment Inc.. His purchase prices were between $59.37 and $66.14, with an estimated average price of $62.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.67%. His holdings was 513,100 shares as of 09/30/2006. Harrah's Entertainment Inc. closed today at $74.74.

New Purchase: Centex Corp. (CTX)

Wallace Weitz initiated holdings in Home Construction company Centex Corp.. His purchase prices were between $44.54 and $53.45, with an estimated average price of $49.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.1%. His holdings was 100,000 shares as of 09/30/2006. Centex Corp. closed today at $48.8.

New Purchase: Sysco Corp. (SYY)

Wallace Weitz initiated holdings in Food Retailers & Wholesalers company Sysco Corp.. His purchase prices were between $27.01 and $33.61, with an estimated average price of $30.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.03%. His holdings was 40,600 shares as of 09/30/2006. Sysco Corp. closed today at $34.99.

New Purchase: Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. (PDX)

Wallace Weitz initiated holdings in Health Care Providers company Pediatrix Medical Group Inc.. His purchase prices were between $42.41 and $48.11, with an estimated average price of $44.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings was 20,000 shares as of 09/30/2006. Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. closed today at $47.74.

New Purchase: Labor Ready Inc. (LRW)

Wallace Weitz initiated holdings in Business Support Services company Labor Ready Inc.. His purchase prices were between $15.17 and $20.89, with an estimated average price of $16.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. His holdings was 6,500 shares as of 09/30/2006. Labor Ready Inc. closed today at $17.85.

New Purchase: Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc. (SSD)

Wallace Weitz initiated holdings in Building Materials & Fixtures company Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc.. His purchase prices were between $25.24 and $34.48, with an estimated average price of $28.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. His holdings was 3,800 shares as of 09/30/2006. Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc. closed today at $28.81.

Reduced: Liberty Global, Inc. - Series C Common Stock (LBTYK)

Wallace Weitz reduced to his holdings in Broadcasting & Entertainment company Liberty Global, Inc. - Series C Common Stock by 24.59%. His sale prices were between $20.39 and $25.07, with an estimated average price of $22.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 2.81%. His still held 7,092,577 shares as of 09/30/2006. Liberty Global, Inc. - Series C Common Stock closed today at $26.25.

Reduced: Comcast Corp. (CMCSA)

Wallace Weitz reduced to his holdings in Broadcasting & Entertainment company Comcast Corp. by 21.54%. His sale prices were between $31.05 and $36.59, with an estimated average price of $34.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 2.2%. His still held 3,683,900 shares as of 09/30/2006. Comcast Corp. closed today at $40.67.

Reduced: Expedia, Inc. - Common stock (EXPE)

Wallace Weitz reduced to his holdings in Travel & Tourism company Expedia, Inc. - Common stock by 24.9%. His sale prices were between $13.31 and $16.84, with an estimated average price of $15. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 1.89%. His still held 7,648,565 shares as of 09/30/2006. Expedia, Inc. - Common stock closed today at $16.94.

Reduced: Liberty Global Inc. (LBTYA)

Wallace Weitz reduced to his holdings in Broadcasting & Entertainment company Liberty Global Inc. by 20.77%. His sale prices were between $20.78 and $25.75, with an estimated average price of $23.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.65%. His still held 1,554,516 shares as of 09/30/2006. Liberty Global Inc. closed today at $27.16.

Reduced: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Common Stock (HST)

Wallace Weitz reduced to his holdings in Real Estate Investment Trusts company Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Common Stock by 58.85%. His sale prices were between $20.51 and $22.96, with an estimated average price of $22. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.61%. His still held 2,140,000 shares as of 09/30/2006. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Common Stock closed today at $23.19.

Reduced: Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (TDS)

Wallace Weitz reduced to his holdings in Mobile Telecom company Telephone & Data Systems Inc. by 29.7%. His sale prices were between $39.41 and $43.35, with an estimated average price of $41.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.45%. His still held 700,000 shares as of 09/30/2006. Telephone & Data Systems Inc. closed today at $51.29.

Reduced: Comcast CL A SPCL (CMCSK)

Wallace Weitz reduced to his holdings in Broadcasting & Entertainment company Comcast CL A SPCL by 47.5%. His sale prices were between $31.06 and $36.5, with an estimated average price of $34.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.34%. His still held 684,094 shares as of 09/30/2006. Comcast CL A SPCL closed today at $40.36.

Reduced: Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC)

Wallace Weitz reduced to his holdings in Banks company Wells Fargo & Co. by 55.59%. His sale prices were between $33.36 and $36.22, with an estimated average price of $34.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.13%. His still held 286,474 shares as of 09/30/2006. Wells Fargo & Co. closed today at $36.73.

Sold Out: North Fork Bancorp., Inc. (NFB)

Wallace Weitz sold out his holdings in Banks company North Fork Bancorp., Inc.. His sale prices were between $26.54 and $29.52, with an estimated average price of $27.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.54%. North Fork Bancorp., Inc. closed today at $28.04.

Sold Out: Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc. (BUD)

Wallace Weitz sold out his holdings in Brewers company Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc.. His sale prices were between $44.63 and $49.15, with an estimated average price of $47.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.27%. Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc. closed today at $47.23.

Sold Out: Career Education Corp. (CECO)

Wallace Weitz sold out his holdings in Specialized Consumer Services company Career Education Corp.. His sale prices were between $18.31 and $29.15, with an estimated average price of $22.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.11%. Career Education Corp. closed today at $23.99.

Sold Out: Cost Plus Inc. (CPWM)

Wallace Weitz sold out his holdings in Specialty Retailers company Cost Plus Inc.. His sale prices were between $9.53 and $14.41, with an estimated average price of $12.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.06%. Cost Plus Inc. closed today at $12.32.

Sold Out: Viacom Inc. CL B (VIA-B)

Wallace Weitz sold out his holdings in Broadcasting & Entertainment company Viacom Inc. CL B. His sale prices were between $33.3 and $37.03, with an estimated average price of $35.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.01%. Viacom Inc. CL B closed today at $38.37.

Sold Out: Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP)

Wallace Weitz sold out his holdings in Brewers company Molson Coors Brewing Company. His sale prices were between $65.91 and $70.36, with an estimated average price of $68.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%. Molson Coors Brewing Company closed today at $71.46.

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