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Richard Aster Jr Buys Adobe Systems Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp., Cisco Systems Inc., Sells Albany International Corp., Lincoln National Corp., Millipore Corp.

Rick Aster runs both growth fund and value fund. His growth fund was down 24% in 2008, while his value fund was down 34%. A bad year for many value investors. His portfolio turnover is abnormally high these days, like many other fund managers. He is light on financials, heavy with technology and industrials. These are his buys and sells in the first quarter of 2009.

For the details of Richard Aster Jr's stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Richard+Aster+Jr

This is the sector weightings of Richard Aster Jr's portfolio:

Technology 22.3% 22.3%
Financials 12.7% 12.7%
Utilities 0.9% 0.9%
Telecommunications 1.1% 1.1%
Consumer Services 12.6% 12.6%
Health Care 9.5% 9.5%
Consumer Goods 7.5% 7.5%
Industrials 22.5% 22.5%
Basic Materials 3.4% 3.4%
Oil & Gas 5.9% 5.9%


These are the top 5 holdings of Richard Aster Jr

  1. Willis Group Holdings Ltd. (WSH) - 2,351,043 shares, 3.06% of the total portfolio
  2. Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE) - 2,144,030 shares, 2.71% of the total portfolio
  3. VeriSign Inc. (VRSN) - 2,316,544 shares, 2.58% of the total portfolio
  4. Zebra Technologies Corp. (ZBRA) - 2,073,078 shares, 2.33% of the total portfolio
  5. Brown & Brown Inc. (BRO) - 1,681,770 shares, 1.88% of the total portfolio

Added: Chevron Corp. (CVX)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Chevron Corp. by 4250.91%. His purchase prices were between $58.27 and $74.22, with an estimated average price of $67.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.93%. His holdings were 239,300 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Chevron is the fifth-largest integrated energy company in the world. Headquartered in San Ramon California and conducting business in approximately 180 countries this highly competitive corporation is engaged in every aspect of the oil and natural gas industry including exploration and production; refining marketing and transportation; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron Corp. has a market cap of $136.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $67.98 with a P/E ratio of 7 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Chevron Corp. stocks is 3.9%. Chevron Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 14.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Chevron Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Added: Waste Management Inc. (WMI)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Waste Management Inc. by 4653.64%. His purchase prices were between $23.26 and $32.34, with an estimated average price of $28.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.9%. His holdings were 607,990 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Waste Management Inc. provides integrated waste management services in North America and internationally. In North America the company provides solid waste management services including collection transfer recycling and resource recovery services and disposal services. Included in its international operations is the collection and transportation of solid hazardous and medical wastes and recyclable materials and the treatment and disposal of recyclable materials. Waste Management Inc. has a market cap of $13.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.65 with a P/E ratio of 12.3 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of Waste Management Inc. stocks is 4.3%. Waste Management Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 2.1% over the past 10 years.

Added: VeriSign Inc. (VRSN)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in VeriSign Inc. by 46.91%. His purchase prices were between $18.46 and $20.17, with an estimated average price of $19.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.82%. His holdings were 2,316,544 shares as of 03/31/2009.

VeriSign is one of the leading providers of trusted infrastructure services to website owners enterprises electronic commerce service providers and individuals. The company's domain name registration digital certificate global registry and payment services provide the critical web identity authentication and transaction infrastructure that online businesses need to establish their web identities and to conduct secure electronic commerce or e-commerce and communications. VeriSign Inc. has a market cap of $4.01 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.83 with a P/E ratio of 25 and P/S ratio of 4.2. VeriSign Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 2% over the past 5 years.

Added: KimberlyClark Corp. (KMB)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in KimberlyClark Corp. by 3520.28%. His purchase prices were between $43.92 and $52.53, with an estimated average price of $48.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.69%. His holdings were 258,850 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is one of the leading consumer products companies. Its global tissue personal care and health care brands include Huggies Pull-Ups Kotex Depend Kleenex Scott Kimberly-Clark Safeskin Tecnol Kimwipes and Wypall. Other brands well known outside the U.S. include Andrex Scottex Page Popee and Kimbies. Kimberly-Clark also is a major producer of premium business correspondence and technical papers. (Company Press Release) KimberlyClark Corp. has a market cap of $21.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.71 with a P/E ratio of 12.9 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of KimberlyClark Corp. stocks is 4.6%. KimberlyClark Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 4.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated KimberlyClark Corp. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 617.25%. His purchase prices were between $15.9 and $27.58, with an estimated average price of $23.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.64%. His holdings were 469,800 shares as of 03/31/2009.

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm. The firm is a leader in investment banking asset management private banking private equity custody and transaction services and retail and middle market financial services. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average JPMorgan Chase is headquartered in New York and serves more than 30 million consumer customers and the world's most prominent corporate institutional and government clients. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a market cap of $132.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.24 with a P/E ratio of 51.8 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of JPMorgan Chase & Co. stocks is 0.6%.

Added: Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Family Dollar Stores Inc. by 69.26%. His purchase prices were between $26.5 and $33.63, with an estimated average price of $28.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.54%. His holdings were 662,355 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. is one of the fastest growing discount store chains in the United States. The merchandising concept responsible for this growth provides consumers with good values in low cost basicmerchandise for family and home needs. The merchandise is sold at everyday low prices in a no frills low overhead self-service environment. Most merchandise is priced under $10.00. Stores generally range in size from 6000 to 8000 square feet and most are operated under leases. Family Dollar Stores Inc. has a market cap of $4.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.53 with a P/E ratio of 17 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Family Dollar Stores Inc. stocks is 1.8%. Family Dollar Stores Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 9.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Family Dollar Stores Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: Copart Inc. (CPRT)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Copart Inc. by 69.26%. His purchase prices were between $24.09 and $31.15, with an estimated average price of $27.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.5%. His holdings were 697,425 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Copart Inc. provides vehicle suppliers primarily insurance companies with a full range of services to process and sell salvage vehicles through auctions principally to licensed dismantlers rebuilders and used vehicle dealers. Salvage vehicles are either damaged vehicles deemed a total loss for insurance or business purposes or are recovered stolen vehicles for which an insurance settlement with the vehicle owner has already been made. Copart Inc. has a market cap of $2.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.91 with a P/E ratio of 17.3 and P/S ratio of 3.4. Copart Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 19.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Copart Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Continental Resources Inc. (CLR)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Continental Resources Inc. by 521.57%. His purchase prices were between $14.34 and $23.21, with an estimated average price of $20. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.34%. His holdings were 319,485 shares as of 03/31/2009.

CONTINENTAL RESOURCES is a crude-oil concentrated independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations in the Rocky Mountain Mid-Continent and Gulf Coast regions of the United States. The Company focuses its operations in large new and developing plays where horizontal drilling advanced fracture stimulation and enhanced recovery technologies provide the means to economically develop and produce oil and natural gas reserves from unconventional formations. Continental Resources Inc. has a market cap of $4.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.42 with a P/E ratio of 15 and P/S ratio of 5.

Added: Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Wells Fargo & Company by 72.54%. His purchase prices were between $8.61 and $24.68, with an estimated average price of $15.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.33%. His holdings were 943,800 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking insurance investments mortgage and consumer finance services through stores its Internet site and other distribution channels across North America as well as internationally. (Company Press Release) Wells Fargo & Company has a market cap of $105.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.76 with a P/E ratio of 30.3 and P/S ratio of 2. The dividend yield of Wells Fargo & Company stocks is 5.4%. Wells Fargo & Company had an annual average earning growth of 10.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Wells Fargo & Company the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Zebra Technologies Corp. (ZBRA)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Zebra Technologies Corp. by 15.01%. His purchase prices were between $16.69 and $19.66, with an estimated average price of $18. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.3%. His holdings were 2,073,078 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Zebra Technologies Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiaries design manufacture and support a broad range of direct thermal and thermal transfer bar code label printers receipt printers instant-issuanceplastic card printers and secure identification printing systems relatedaccessories and support software. The company markets its products worldwide principally to manufacturing and service organizations for use in automatic identification data collection and personal identification systems. Zebra Technologies Corp. has a market cap of $1.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.56 with a P/E ratio of 11.6 and P/S ratio of 1.2. Zebra Technologies Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 8.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Zebra Technologies Corp. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Added: Carter's Inc. (CRI)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Carter's Inc. by 28.26%. His purchase prices were between $14.19 and $18.76, with an estimated average price of $17. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.29%. His holdings were 1,188,600 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Carters Inc markets baby apparel and young children's apparel in the United States. Carter's products are offered in department stores and retail stores. The company sells products under the Tykes brand in Target stores and under its Child of Mine brand in Wal-Mart stores. Carter's Inc. has a market cap of $1.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.78 with a P/E ratio of 14.6 and P/S ratio of 0.9. Carter's Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 16.6% over the past 5 years.

Added: Polaris Industries Inc. (PII)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Polaris Industries Inc. by 113.03%. His purchase prices were between $14.98 and $27.09, with an estimated average price of $20.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.24%. His holdings were 366,200 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Polaris Industries Inc. designs engineers and manufactures snowmobiles all terrain vehicles motorcycles and personal watercraft and markets themtogether with related replacement parts garments and accessories through dealers and distributors. The company's line of all terrain vehicles consist of fourteen models includes general purpose sport and four-wheel drive utility models. The company produces a full line of snowmobiles consisting of thirty-three models ranging from utility and economy models to performance and competition models. Polaris Industries Inc. has a market cap of $1.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.32 with a P/E ratio of 10.4 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Polaris Industries Inc. stocks is 4.6%. Polaris Industries Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Polaris Industries Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Nuance Communications Inc. by 51.28%. His purchase prices were between $7.99 and $11.04, with an estimated average price of $9.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.23%. His holdings were 1,061,690 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Nuance Communications Inc. is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create share and use documents. Nuance Communications Inc. has a market cap of $3.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $13.1 with a P/E ratio of 18 and P/S ratio of 3.8.

Added: TERADATA CORP (TDC)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in TERADATA CORP by 30.9%. His purchase prices were between $13.13 and $17.12, with an estimated average price of $15.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.21%. His holdings were 934,200 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Teradata Corporation is the world's largest company focused on raising intelligence through data warehousing and enterprise analytics. Teradata is located in more than forty countries. Teradata is a trademark or registered trademark of Teradata Corporation in the United States and other countries.Number of employees in Teradata Corporation is 5300 TERADATA CORP has a market cap of $3.55 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.5 with a P/E ratio of 14 and P/S ratio of 2.

Added: CBRL Group Inc. (CBRL)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in CBRL Group Inc. by 10.94%. His purchase prices were between $17.46 and $28.76, with an estimated average price of $21.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.19%. His holdings were 1,109,259 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. formerly CBRL Group Inc. is principally engaged in the operation and development of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurant and retail concept. The format of Cracker Barrel stores consists of a rustic old country-store design with a separate retail area offering a variety of decorative and functional items featuring rocking chairs holiday and seasonal gifts and toys apparel cookware and foods including various old fashioned candies and jellies. CBRL Group Inc. has a market cap of $700 million; its shares were traded at around $31.26 with a P/E ratio of 11.4 and P/S ratio of 0.3. The dividend yield of CBRL Group Inc. stocks is 2.6%. CBRL Group Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 14.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated CBRL Group Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Kohl's Corp. (KSS)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Kohl's Corp. by 35.5%. His purchase prices were between $34.5 and $43.14, with an estimated average price of $37.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.17%. His holdings were 264,500 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Kohl's Corporation operates family oriented specialty department stores primarily in the Midwest Mid-Atlantic and Northeast areas of the United States that feature quality national brand merchandise priced to provide exceptional value to customers. The company's stores sell moderately priced apparel shoes accessories and home products targeted to middle-income customers shopping for their families and homes. Kohl's stores feature easily accessible locations well laid out stores central checkout and good in-stock. Kohl's Corp. has a market cap of $13.48 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.25 with a P/E ratio of 15.4 and P/S ratio of 0.8. Kohl's Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 21% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Kohl's Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Morgan Stanley (MS)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Morgan Stanley by 23.14%. His purchase prices were between $15.33 and $25.35, with an estimated average price of $20.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. His holdings were 14,900 shares as of 03/31/2009.

MORGAN STANLEY is a preeminent global financial services firm that maintains leading market positions in each of its three primary businesses: securities; asset management; and credit services. The company combines global strength in investment banking and institutionalsales and trading with strength in providing full-service and on-line brokerage services investment and global asset management services and primarily through its Discover Card brand quality consumer credit products. Morgan Stanley has a market cap of $29.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.14 with and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Morgan Stanley stocks is 1.1%. Morgan Stanley had an annual average earning growth of 27.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Morgan Stanley the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Norfolk Southern Corp. by 22.06%. His purchase prices were between $27.14 and $45.68, with an estimated average price of $34.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. His holdings were 8,300 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Norfolk Southern Corp. a Virginia-based holding company owns two major freight railroads Norfolk Southern Railway Company and Norfolk Western Railway Company which operates in numerous states the District of Columbia and the Province of Ontario. (Company Press Release) Norfolk Southern Corp. has a market cap of $14.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.03 with a P/E ratio of 8.8 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Norfolk Southern Corp. stocks is 3.7%. Norfolk Southern Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 9.7% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Adobe Systems Inc.. His purchase prices were between $16.7 and $24.01, with an estimated average price of $20. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.71%. His holdings were 2,144,030 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Adobe Systems Incorporated is a provider of graphic design publishing and imaging software for Web and print production. It offers a market-leading line of application software products for creating distributing and managing information of all types. The company license its industry-standard technologies to major hardware manufacturers software developers and service providers and offer integrated software solutions to businesses of all sizes. Adobe Systems Inc. has a market cap of $13.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.63 with a P/E ratio of 13.9 and P/S ratio of 3.7. Adobe Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 15% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Adobe Systems Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

New Purchase: Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Costco Wholesale Corp.. His purchase prices were between $38.98 and $48.96, with an estimated average price of $44.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.94%. His holdings were 343,900 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Costco Wholesale Corp. operates membership warehouses based on the concept that offering members very low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and selected private label products in a wide range of merchandise categories will produce high sales volumes and rapid inventory turnover. This rapid inventory turnover enables Costco to operate profitably at significantly lower gross margins than traditional wholesalers discount retailers and supermarkets. Costco Wholesale Corp. has a market cap of $19.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.93 with a P/E ratio of 16.5 and P/S ratio of 0.3. The dividend yield of Costco Wholesale Corp. stocks is 1.3%. Costco Wholesale Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 8.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Costco Wholesale Corp. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

New Purchase: Best Buy Co. Inc. (BBY)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Best Buy Co. Inc.. His purchase prices were between $24.63 and $37.91, with an estimated average price of $29.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.93%. His holdings were 415,700 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Best Buy operates in a single business segment selling personal computers and other home office products consumer electronics entertainment software major appliances and related accessories principally through its retail stores. They operate retail stores and commercial Websites under the brand names Best Buy Media Play On Cue Sam Goody Suncoast Magnolia Hi-Fi and Future Shop. They also operate in three segments: Best Buy Musicland and International. Best Buy Co. Inc. has a market cap of $16.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.04 with a P/E ratio of 13.6 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Best Buy Co. Inc. stocks is 1.4%. Best Buy Co. Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 24% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Best Buy Co. Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

New Purchase: Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Cisco Systems Inc.. His purchase prices were between $14.18 and $17.04, with an estimated average price of $15.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.93%. His holdings were 942,500 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Cisco Systems Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco's Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are the foundation of the Internet and most corporate education and government networks around the world. Cisco provides the broadest line of solutions for transporting data voice and video within buildings across campuses or around the world. Cisco Systems Inc. has a market cap of $110.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.95 with a P/E ratio of 13.9 and P/S ratio of 2.8. Cisco Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 17.1% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in NVIDIA Corp.. His purchase prices were between $7.61 and $10.46, with an estimated average price of $8.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.79%. His holdings were 1,363,300 shares as of 03/31/2009.

NVIDIA Corporation designs develops and markets a `top-to-bottom` family of award-winning 3D graphics processors graphics processing units and related software that set the standard for performance quality and features for every type of desktop personal computer user from professional workstations to low-cost computers. NVIDIA Corporation's 3D graphics processors are used in a wide variety of applications including games the Internet and industrial design. NVIDIA Corp. has a market cap of $5.84 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.73 with a P/E ratio of 41.3 and P/S ratio of 1.8. NVIDIA Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 72.3% over the past 5 years.

New Purchase: Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Franklin Resources Inc.. His purchase prices were between $38.51 and $61.87, with an estimated average price of $51.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.76%. His holdings were 238,100 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Franklin Resources provides investment advisory and related services to retail mutual funds institutional and private accounts and other investment products globally. Related services include transfer agency fund administration custodial trustee and fiduciary services. The mutual funds and other products that it advise are sold to the public under three brand names: Franklin Templeton and Mutual Series. Franklin Resources Inc. has a market cap of $14.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.76 with a P/E ratio of 15.1 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Franklin Resources Inc. stocks is 1.3%. Franklin Resources Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 12.4% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (BR)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc.. His purchase prices were between $13.09 and $18.58, with an estimated average price of $15.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.75%. His holdings were 685,400 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Broadridge is a leading global provider of technology-based outsourcing solutions to the financial services industry. Their integrated systems and services include investor communication securities processing and clearing and outsourcing solutions. Broadridge offers a broad integrated suite of innovative global solutions across the investment lifecycle and provides awide range of cost-effective and scalable solutions to the financial industry. Their systems help reduce the need for clients to make significant capital investments in operations infrastructure thereby allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. has a market cap of $2.65 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.91 with a P/E ratio of 13.1 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. stocks is 1.5%.

New Purchase: The Travelers Companies Inc. (TRV)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in The Travelers Companies Inc.. His purchase prices were between $34.44 and $41.61, with an estimated average price of $38.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.72%. His holdings were 300,100 shares as of 03/31/2009.

St. Paul Travelers is a leading provider of commercial property-liability insurance and asset management services. Under the Travelers brand the company is also a leading underwriter of homeowners and auto insurance through independent agents. The Travelers Companies Inc. has a market cap of $21.94 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.48 with a P/E ratio of 7.7 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of The Travelers Companies Inc. stocks is 3.2%. The Travelers Companies Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 55% over the past 5 years.

New Purchase: Union Pacific Corp. (UNP)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Union Pacific Corp.. His purchase prices were between $34.98 and $48.94, with an estimated average price of $41.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.68%. His holdings were 278,000 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Union Pacific Corp. consists of one reportable segment rail transportation and the company's other product lines. The railsegment includes the operations of the corporation's wholly owned subsidiary Union Pacific Railroad Company and Union Pacific Railroad Company's subsidiaries and rail affiliates. The company's other operations include the trucking product line as well as the other product lines that include technology self-insurance activities corporate holding company operations and all appropriate consolidating entries. Union Pacific Corp. has a market cap of $25.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.26 with a P/E ratio of 11.5 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of Union Pacific Corp. stocks is 2.1%. Union Pacific Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 1.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Union Pacific Corp. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

New Purchase: Expeditors International of Washington I (EXPD)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Expeditors International of Washington I. His purchase prices were between $24.6 and $31.52, with an estimated average price of $28.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.64%. His holdings were 384,200 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Expeditors International of Washington Inc. is engaged in the business ofproviding global logistics services. The company offers its customers a seamless international network supporting the movement and strategic positioning of goods. The company's services include the consolidation or forwarding of air and ocean freight. In each U.S. office and in many overseas offices the company acts as a customs broker. The company also provides additional services including distribution management vendor consolidation cargo insurance and purchase order management. Expeditors International of Washington I has a market cap of $7.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.7 with a P/E ratio of 24.6 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Expeditors International of Washington I stocks is 1%. Expeditors International of Washington I had an annual average earning growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Expeditors International of Washington I the business predictability rank of 5-star.

New Purchase: CarMax Inc. (KMX)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in CarMax Inc.. His purchase prices were between $7.55 and $13.26, with an estimated average price of $9.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.64%. His holdings were 863,845 shares as of 03/31/2009.

CarMax Group is a subsidiary of Circuit City Stores Inc. The company is one of the nation's largest retailers of brand-name consumer electronics and major appliances and a leading retailer of personal computers and music software. The company is adding value to this industry with a consumer offer that includes extraordinary selection; everyday low prices marked clearly on every car; quality gaurantees; and exceptional customer service. (PRESS RELEASE) CarMax Inc. has a market cap of $2.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.34 with a P/E ratio of 44.1 and P/S ratio of 0.4. CarMax Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 21.9% over the past 5 years.

New Purchase: IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (IDXX)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in IDEXX Laboratories Inc.. His purchase prices were between $29.23 and $35.47, with an estimated average price of $32.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.59%. His holdings were 289,000 shares as of 03/31/2009.

IDEXX Laboratories Inc. is a world leader in providing diagnostic detection and information products to the animal health industry as well as quality assurance products and services to the food and water industries. IDEXX Laboratories Inc. has a market cap of $2.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.89 with a P/E ratio of 22.4 and P/S ratio of 2.5. IDEXX Laboratories Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 17% over the past 5 years.

New Purchase: Core Laboratories N.V. Common SharesNLG (CLB)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Core Laboratories N.V. Common SharesNLG. His purchase prices were between $64.47 and $75.3, with an estimated average price of $69.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.59%. His holdings were 135,490 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Based in the Netherlands Core Laboratories provides geological andenvironmental analysis services and manufactures precise measurementequipment. The company provides basic and advanced reservoir rock and fluidanalyses and other geological services to the oil industry. It providesinformation that helps oil companies make decisions regarding the presenceand amount of hydrocarbon accumulations. The company's manufacturing operations include the design and production of laboratory equipment used in the petroleum industry. Core Laboratories N.V. Common SharesNLG has a market cap of $1.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $86.65 with a P/E ratio of 14.3 and P/S ratio of 2.5. The dividend yield of Core Laboratories N.V. Common SharesNLG stocks is 0.4%. Core Laboratories N.V. Common SharesNLG had an annual average earning growth of 14.2% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Boston Scientific Corp.. His purchase prices were between $6.33 and $9.41, with an estimated average price of $7.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.58%. His holdings were 1,225,300 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Boston Scientific Corporation is a worldwide developer manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive medical devices. The company's products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties including cardiology electrophysiology gastroenterology neuro-endovascular therapy pulmonary medicine radiology urology and vascular surgery. Boston Scientific Corp. has a market cap of $13.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.79 with a P/E ratio of 16.3 and P/S ratio of 1.7. Boston Scientific Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 11.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Boston Scientific Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

New Purchase: Black & Decker Corp. The (BDK)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Black & Decker Corp. The. His purchase prices were between $20.48 and $41.24, with an estimated average price of $29.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.49%. His holdings were 263,300 shares as of 03/31/2009.

The Black & Decker Corporation is a global marketer and manufacturer of quality products used in and around the home and for commercial applications. The Corporation is one of the world's leading producers of power tools power tool accessories and residential security hardware and the Corporation's product lines hold leading market share positions in these industries. They are a major global supplier of engineered fastening and assembly systems. They are also one of the leading producers of faucets in North America. Black & Decker Corp. The has a market cap of $2.19 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.36 with a P/E ratio of 9 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Black & Decker Corp. The stocks is 4.7%. Black & Decker Corp. The had an annual average earning growth of 7.7% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.. His purchase prices were between $10.7 and $13.88, with an estimated average price of $12.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.46%. His holdings were 567,400 shares as of 03/31/2009.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has a servicing self-directed investors through its brokerage subsidiaries. Ameritrade develops and provides innovative brokerage products and services tailored to meet the varying investing and portfolio management needs of individual investors and institutional distribution partners. Through its brokerage subsidiaries it provides a dynamic balance of investment products and services that fits the changing needs of investors. The Company's full spectrum of services for the individual investor include a leading active trader program and long-term investor solutions including a national branch system as well as relationships with one of the largest networks of independent registered investment advisors. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. has a market cap of $9.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.25 with a P/E ratio of 13.9 and P/S ratio of 3.4.

New Purchase: Apache Corp. (APA)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Apache Corp.. His purchase prices were between $53.34 and $80.28, with an estimated average price of $68.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.45%. His holdings were 119,900 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Apache Corporation is an independent energy company that explores for develops and produces natural gas crude oil and natural gas liquids. In North America Apache's exploration and production interests are focused on the Gulf of Mexico the Anadarko Basin the Permian Basin the Gulf Coast and the Western Sedimentary Basin of Canada. Outside of North America Apache has exploration and production interests offshore Western Australia and in Egypt and exploration interests in Poland and offshore The People's Republic of China. Apache Corp. has a market cap of $27.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $81.46 with a P/E ratio of 9.2 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Apache Corp. stocks is 0.7%. Apache Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 24.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Apache Corp. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

New Purchase: Burger King Holdings Inc. (BKC)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Burger King Holdings Inc.. His purchase prices were between $19.85 and $23.26, with an estimated average price of $21.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.45%. His holdings were 328,300 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Burger King Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $2.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.69 with a P/E ratio of 12.5 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of Burger King Holdings Inc. stocks is 1.4%.

New Purchase: Heartland Express Inc. (HTLD)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Heartland Express Inc.. His purchase prices were between $12.17 and $14.44, with an estimated average price of $13.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.41%. His holdings were 463,500 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Heartland Express Inc. is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier based near Iowa City Iowa. The Company provides nationwide transportation service to major shippers using late-model tractors and a uniform fleet of 53-foot aluminum plate dry vans. Heartland Express Inc. has a market cap of $1.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.66 with a P/E ratio of 22.4 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Heartland Express Inc. stocks is 0.5%. Heartland Express Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 14.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Heartland Express Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

New Purchase: Power Integrations Inc. (POWI)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Power Integrations Inc.. His purchase prices were between $18.26 and $21.45, with an estimated average price of $19.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.4%. His holdings were 392,300 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Power Integrations Inc. designs develops manufactures and markets proprietary high-voltage analog integrated circuits for use primarily in alternating current to direct current power conversion. The company has targeted high-volume power supply markets including: the cellular telephone market the personal computer market the cable and direct broadcast satellite decoder box market and various other consumer and industrial electronics markets. Power Integrations Inc. has a market cap of $543.4 million; its shares were traded at around $20.2 with a P/E ratio of 32.6 and P/S ratio of 2.6. The dividend yield of Power Integrations Inc. stocks is 0.5%.

New Purchase: Bank of Hawaii Corp. (BOH)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Bank of Hawaii Corp.. His purchase prices were between $26.27 and $38.65, with an estimated average price of $33.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.32%. His holdings were 163,640 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Bank of Hawaii Corporation is a regional financial services company serving businesses consumers and governments in Hawaii American Samoa and the West Pacific. The Company?s principal subsidiary Bank of Hawaii was founded in 1897 and is the largest independent financial institution in Hawaii. Bank of Hawaii Corp. has a market cap of $1.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.48 with a P/E ratio of 11.1 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Bank of Hawaii Corp. stocks is 4.5%. Bank of Hawaii Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 3.5% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Cummins Inc.. His purchase prices were between $19.34 and $28.11, with an estimated average price of $24.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.24%. His holdings were 156,900 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Cummins Inc. is one of the leading worldwide designers and manufacturers of diesel engines. The company also produces natural gas engines and engine components and subsystems. Cummins provides power and components for a wide variety of equipment in its key businesses: engine power generation and filtration. Cummins Inc. has a market cap of $6.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.55 with a P/E ratio of 8.7 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Cummins Inc. stocks is 2.3%. Cummins Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 12.9% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Akamai Technologies Inc.. His purchase prices were between $13.08 and $20.11, with an estimated average price of $16.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.23%. His holdings were 203,500 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Akamai Technologies Inc. is the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online. Thousands of organizations have formed trusted relationships with Akamai improving their revenue and reducing costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. Leveraging the Akamai EdgePlatform these organizations gain business advantage today and have the foundation for the emerging Web solutions of tomorrow. Akamai Technologies Inc. has a market cap of $3.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.28 with a P/E ratio of 16 and P/S ratio of 4.5.

New Purchase: Carnival Corp. (CCL)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Carnival Corp.. His purchase prices were between $17.3 and $23.61, with an estimated average price of $20.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.22%. His holdings were 176,200 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Carnival Corporation is one of the world's largest multiple-night cruise companies. The company offers a broad range of cruise brands serving the contemporary cruise sector of the vacation market through Carnival Cruise Lines and Costa the premium cruise sector through Holland America Line and the luxury cruise sector through Cunard Line Seabourn Cruise Line and Windstar Cruises. Carnival Corp. has a market cap of $17.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.13 with a P/E ratio of 9.7 and P/S ratio of 1.2. Carnival Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 17% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Carnival Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

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

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc.. His purchase prices were between $13.84 and $23.81, with an estimated average price of $18.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.21%. His holdings were 198,900 shares as of 03/31/2009.

SIMPSON MANUFACTURING designsengineers and manufactures wood-to-wood wood-to-concrete and wood-to-masonry connectors. Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc. has a market cap of $1.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.45 with a P/E ratio of 26.4 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc. stocks is 2%. Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 13.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

New Purchase: The Valspar Corp. (VAL)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in The Valspar Corp.. His purchase prices were between $15.64 and $20.29, with an estimated average price of $17.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 14,400 shares as of 03/31/2009.

The Valspar Corporation is a global leader in the paint and coatings industry with a broad range of products including industrial architectural packaging automotive refinish and floor coatings and specialty polymers and colorants. Valspar Corporation is one of the largest global coatings manufacturers in the world providing coatings and coating intermediates to a wide variety of customers. Valspar has been dedicated to bringing customers the latest innovations the finest quality and the best customer service in the coatings industry. Valspar is in a truly unique position to supply customers with the coating solutions they need. The Valspar Corp. has a market cap of $2.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.95 with a P/E ratio of 15 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of The Valspar Corp. stocks is 2.7%. The Valspar Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 9.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Valspar Corp. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

New Purchase: HILLENBRAND INC (HI)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in HILLENBRAND INC. His purchase prices were between $15.85 and $18.95, with an estimated average price of $17.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 19,800 shares as of 03/31/2009.

HILLENBRAND INC. is the holding company for Batesville Casket Company a leader in the North American death care industry through the sale of funeral services products including burial caskets cremation caskets containers and urns selection room display fixturing and other personalization and memorialization products. HILLENBRAND INC has a market cap of $1.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.03 with a P/E ratio of 10.5 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of HILLENBRAND INC stocks is 4.1%.

New Purchase: Public Storage Inc. (PSA)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Public Storage Inc.. His purchase prices were between $48.34 and $66.67, with an estimated average price of $58.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 5,000 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Public Storage Inc. is a fully integrated self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that primarily acquires develops owns and operates self-storage facilities. The Company's headquarters is located in Glendale California. Public Storage is America's premier storage company. Over the past three decades the company has shown consistent growth in the number of properties owned as well as in the range of services provided. Public Storage Inc. has a market cap of $10.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.8 with a P/E ratio of 11.8 and P/S ratio of 6.1. The dividend yield of Public Storage Inc. stocks is 3.4%. Public Storage Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 7.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Public Storage Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

New Purchase: Interactive Data Corp. (IDC)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Interactive Data Corp.. His purchase prices were between $20.88 and $24.24, with an estimated average price of $23. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings were 7,500 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Interactive Data is a leading provider of financial information and analytical software to global markets. FT Interactive Data supplies global securities pricing dividend corporate action and descriptive information for more than 3.5 million securities including over 2.5 million active fixed income issues. The company also provides index and constituent data to the international investment community. Interactive Data Corp. has a market cap of $2.06 billion; its shares were traded at around $22 with a P/E ratio of 14.8 and P/S ratio of 2.8. The dividend yield of Interactive Data Corp. stocks is 3.5%. Interactive Data Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 36.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Interactive Data Corp. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

New Purchase: Medtronic Inc. (MDT)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Medtronic Inc.. His purchase prices were between $24.76 and $33.78, with an estimated average price of $30.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings were 6,400 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Medtronic is the world's leading medical technology company pioneeringdevice-based therapies that restore health extend life and alleviate pain.Primary products include those for bradycardia pacing tachyarrhythmiamanagement atrial fibrillation management among others. Medtronic operates its business in one reportable segment that of manufacturing and selling device-based medical therapies. The company does business in more than 120 countries. The company's product lines include cardiac rhythm management neurological and spinal vascular and cardiac surgery. Medtronic Inc. has a market cap of $37.88 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.84 with a P/E ratio of 11.7 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of Medtronic Inc. stocks is 2.3%. Medtronic Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 14.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Medtronic Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Reduced: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company by 29.12%. His sale prices were between $5.71 and $12.69, with an estimated average price of $8.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%. Richard Aster Jr still held 18,015 shares as of 03/31/2009.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a premier provider of commercial printinginformation services and logistics. The company helps the customers communicate more efficiently and effectively as they use words and images to inform educate entertain and sell. In each of the businesses the company uses the distinctive capabilities to manage and distribute words and images in ways that provide the greatest value to every customer. The company has manufacturing plants with a broad range of capabilities to serve our customers' needs. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company has a market cap of $2.5 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.19 with a P/E ratio of 4.1 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company stocks is 8.6%. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company had an annual average earning growth of 7.9% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Leggett & Platt Inc. (LEG)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Leggett & Platt Inc. by 20.67%. His sale prices were between $10.08 and $14.08, with an estimated average price of $12.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%. Richard Aster Jr still held 20,725 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Leggett & Platt Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of engineered products serving several major markets. Sales and production are focused on residential furnishings commercial furnishings aluminum products industrial materials and specialized products. The company has facilities throughout North America and in numerous international locations. (Company Press Release) Leggett & Platt Inc. has a market cap of $2.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.09 with a P/E ratio of 22.2 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Leggett & Platt Inc. stocks is 6.6%. Leggett & Platt Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 0.3% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Supervalu Inc. (SVU)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Supervalu Inc. by 23%. His sale prices were between $14.36 and $19.44, with an estimated average price of $16.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%. Richard Aster Jr still held 22,100 shares as of 03/31/2009.

SUPERVALU is one of the nation's largest supermarket retailer and largest food distributor. The company conducts its retail operations under three principal store formats: price uperstores under such retail banners as Cub Foods Shop `n Save Shoppers Food Warehouse Metro and biggs. Also the company sells food and non-food products at wholesale throughout the United States to retail food stores mass merchants and through other logistics arrangements. The company's plans include growing its retail operations through new store development and acquisitions. Supervalu Inc. has a market cap of $3.5 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.55 with a P/E ratio of 5.8 and P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Supervalu Inc. stocks is 4.2%. Supervalu Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 5.8% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: CBS Corp. (CBS)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in CBS Corp. by 38.38%. His sale prices were between $3.31 and $8.27, with an estimated average price of $5.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%. Richard Aster Jr still held 23,600 shares as of 03/31/2009.

CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. The Company through its many and varied operations combines broad reach with well-positioned local businesses all of which provide it with an extensive distribution network by which it serves audiences and advertisers in states and key international markets. It has operations in virtually every field of media and entertainment including broadcast television (CBS and UPN) cable television (Showtime) local television (CBS Television Stations) television production and syndication (CBS Paramount Television and King World) radio (CBS Radio) advertising on out-of-home media (CBS Outdoor) publishing (Simon & Schuster) theme parks (Paramount Parks) digital media (CBS Digital Media Group and CSTV Networks) and consumer products (CBS Consumer Products). CBS Corp. has a market cap of $5.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.06 with a P/E ratio of 5.1 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of CBS Corp. stocks is 2.6%.

Reduced: Mercury General Corp. (MCY)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Mercury General Corp. by 98.69%. His sale prices were between $22.95 and $42.55, with an estimated average price of $32.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.02%. Richard Aster Jr still held 9,845 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Mercury General Corp. is engaged primarily in writing all risk classifications of automobile insurance in a number of states principallyCalifornia. The company offers automobile policyholders the following types of coverage: bodily injury liability underinsured and uninsured motorist property damage liability comprehensive collision and other hazards specified in the policy. Mercury General Corp. has a market cap of $1.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.01 with a P/E ratio of 16 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Mercury General Corp. stocks is 6.9%. Mercury General Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 31.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Mercury General Corp. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Reduced: International Game Technology (IGT)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in International Game Technology by 48.49%. His sale prices were between $7.42 and $13.57, with an estimated average price of $10.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.06%. Richard Aster Jr still held 234,860 shares as of 03/31/2009.

International Game Technology is one of the largest manufacturers of computerized casino gaming products and operators of proprietary gaming systems in the world and was the first to develop computerized video gaming machines. International Game Technology has a market cap of $4.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.14 with a P/E ratio of 14.3 and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of International Game Technology stocks is 1.6%. International Game Technology had an annual average earning growth of 18.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated International Game Technology the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Reduced: Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. (SCHN)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. by 20.21%. His sale prices were between $25.4 and $46.29, with an estimated average price of $34.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.07%. Richard Aster Jr still held 197,400 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. collects processes and recycles metals by operating one of the largest metals recycling businesses in the United States. They also manufacture finished steel products at their technologically advanced steel mini-mill. Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. has a market cap of $1.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.25 with a P/E ratio of 10.4 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. stocks is 0.1%. Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 31.4% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: Con-way Inc. (CNW)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Con-way Inc. by 21.18%. His sale prices were between $13.36 and $24.56, with an estimated average price of $19.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.1%. Richard Aster Jr still held 441,800 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Con-way Inc.is a freight transportation and logistics company with businesses in less-than-truckload and full truckload freight services brokerage logistics warehousing supply chain management and trailer manufacturing. The company and its subsidiaries operate across North America. Con-way?s principal component companies: Con-way Transportation Services Menlo Worldwide and Road Systems operate in regional trucking ground expedite truckload brokerage air freight forwarding regional asset based truckload global logistics management e-commerce fulfillment and trailer manufacturing. The combined components of Con-way today provide the full range of supply chain management services. Con-way has operations on five continents and provides service to essentially every major business address in the United States. Con-way Inc. has a market cap of $1.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.15 with a P/E ratio of 19.2 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of Con-way Inc. stocks is 1.5%. Con-way Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 1.2% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: EXTERRAN HOLDINGS INC. (EXH)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in EXTERRAN HOLDINGS INC. by 44.89%. His sale prices were between $14.91 and $24, with an estimated average price of $19.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.1%. Richard Aster Jr still held 242,950 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Exterran Holdings Inc. is the global market leader in full service natural gas compression and a premier provider of sales operations maintenance fabrication service and equipment for oil and gas production processing and transportation applications. Exterran serves customers across the energy spectrum from producers to transporters to processors to storage owners. EXTERRAN HOLDINGS INC. has a market cap of $1.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.01 with a P/E ratio of 7.2 and P/S ratio of 0.3. EXTERRAN HOLDINGS INC. had an annual average earning growth of 8.8% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Briggs & Stratton Corp. (BGG)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Briggs & Stratton Corp. by 21.6%. His sale prices were between $11.43 and $16.47, with an estimated average price of $14.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.12%. Richard Aster Jr still held 569,400 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Briggs & Stratton Corp. is one of the world's largest producers of air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. The company designs manufactures markets and services these products for original equipment manufacturers worldwide. These engines are primarily aluminum alloy gasoline engines. Briggs & Stratton Corp. has a market cap of $761.1 million; its shares were traded at around $15.28 with a P/E ratio of 40.2 and P/S ratio of 0.3. The dividend yield of Briggs & Stratton Corp. stocks is 5.8%.

Reduced: Trimble Navigation Ltd. (TRMB)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Trimble Navigation Ltd. by 30.65%. His sale prices were between $12.43 and $21.72, with an estimated average price of $15.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.17%. Richard Aster Jr still held 603,570 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location-including surveying construction agriculture fleet and asset management public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies such as GPS lasers and optics Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Trimble Navigation Ltd. has a market cap of $2.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.24 with a P/E ratio of 17.2 and P/S ratio of 1.9. Trimble Navigation Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 25.5% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: KBR Inc. (KBR)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in KBR Inc. by 20.86%. His sale prices were between $11.67 and $17.27, with an estimated average price of $14.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.19%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,105,700 shares as of 03/31/2009.

KBR is a global engineering construction and services company supporting the energy petrochemicals government services and civil infrastructure sectors. The company offers a wide range of services through its Downstream Government and Infrastructure Services Technology Upstream and Ventures business segments. KBR Inc. has a market cap of $2.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.05 with a P/E ratio of 8.4 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of KBR Inc. stocks is 1.2%.

Reduced: BE Aerospace Inc. (BEAV)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in BE Aerospace Inc. by 58.33%. His sale prices were between $6.51 and $11.02, with an estimated average price of $8.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.2%. Richard Aster Jr still held 675,718 shares as of 03/31/2009.

B/E Aerospace Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products serving virtually all the world's airlines and aircraft manufacturers. B/E designs develops manufactures sells and services a broad line of passenger cabin interior products for both commercial and business/VIP aircraft and provides interior design reconfiguration and conversion services to its customers throughout the world. BE Aerospace Inc. has a market cap of $1.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.37 with a P/E ratio of 5.8 and P/S ratio of 0.6. BE Aerospace Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 38.4% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HE)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. by 23.61%. His sale prices were between $12.45 and $22, with an estimated average price of $17.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.21%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,084,675 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. is a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in the electric utility savings bank freight transportation real estate development and other businesses primarily in the State of Hawaii and in the pursuit of independent power projects in Asia and the Pacific. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. has a market cap of $1.5 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.58 with a P/E ratio of 11.1 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. stocks is 7.5%.

Reduced: Baxter International Inc. (BAX)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Baxter International Inc. by 35.79%. His sale prices were between $49.57 and $59.9, with an estimated average price of $54.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.21%. Richard Aster Jr still held 199,300 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Baxter engages in the worldwide development manufacture and distribution of a diversified line of products systems and services used primarily in the health-care field. The company's products are used by hospitals clinical and medical research laboratories blood and dialysis centers rehabilitation centers nursing homes doctors' offices and by patients at home under physician supervision. Baxter International Inc. has a market cap of $30.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.74 with a P/E ratio of 14.3 and P/S ratio of 2.5. The dividend yield of Baxter International Inc. stocks is 2.1%. Baxter International Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 4.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Baxter International Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Reduced: Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NLY)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Annaly Capital Management Inc. by 56.28%. His sale prices were between $12.44 and $15.35, with an estimated average price of $14.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.23%. Richard Aster Jr still held 496,100 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Annaly Mortgage Management Inc. specializes in investing in Mortgage-Backed Securities. Its principal business objective is to generate net income for distribution to stockholders from the spread between the interest income on its Mortgage-Backed Securities and the costs of borrowing to finance its acquisition of Mortgage-Backed Securities. The Company has elected to be taxed as a Real Estate Investment Trust and is self-advised and self-managed. Annaly Capital Management Inc. has a market cap of $7.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.39 with a P/E ratio of 6.5 and P/S ratio of 3.3. The dividend yield of Annaly Capital Management Inc. stocks is 13.9%. Annaly Capital Management Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 15.2% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: Kraft Foods Inc. (KFT)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Kraft Foods Inc. by 76.01%. His sale prices were between $21.34 and $28.29, with an estimated average price of $24.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.25%. Richard Aster Jr still held 249,500 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Kraft Foods Inc. is the largest branded food and beverage company headquartered in the U.S. and the second largest in the world. They have a superior brand portfolio created and supported through dynamic product innovation worldclass marketing experienced management global scale and strategic acquisitions. Consumers of all ages around the world enjoy their brands across the entire spectrum of food and beverage occasions: breakfast lunch dinner and snacks. Brands include Kraft Nabisco Oscar Mayer Post Maxwell House Philadelphia and Jacobs. Kraft Foods Inc. has a market cap of $36.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.04 with a P/E ratio of 13.2 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Kraft Foods Inc. stocks is 4.6%.

Reduced: Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Gold Fields Ltd. by 25.38%. His sale prices were between $8.21 and $12.44, with an estimated average price of $10.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.26%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,529,500 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Gold Fields Limited is one of the world's largest unhedged gold producers with operating mines in South Africa Ghana and Australia. Gold Fields Ltd. has a market cap of $8.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $11.57 with a P/E ratio of 21.8 and P/S ratio of 2.6. The dividend yield of Gold Fields Ltd. stocks is 2.4%. Gold Fields Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 2.8% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Marvel Entertainment Inc. (MVL)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Marvel Entertainment Inc. by 28.57%. His sale prices were between $23.15 and $29.24, with an estimated average price of $26.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.26%. Richard Aster Jr still held 587,400 shares as of 03/31/2009.

With a library of over 5000 characters Marvel Entertainment Inc. is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies. Marvel's operations are focused on utilizing its character franchises in licensing entertainment publishing and toys. Areas of emphasis include feature films DVD/home video consumer products video games action figures and role-playing toys television and promotions. Marvel's strategy is to leverage its character franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world. Marvel Entertainment Inc. has a market cap of $2.6 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.09 with a P/E ratio of 12.7 and P/S ratio of 3.8. Marvel Entertainment Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 15.4% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: Airgas Inc. (ARG)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Airgas Inc. by 48.7%. His sale prices were between $26.94 and $38.85, with an estimated average price of $34.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.27%. Richard Aster Jr still held 274,532 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Airgas Inc. through its subsidiaries is the largest U.S. distributor of industrial medical and specialty gases and hardgoods such as welding equipment and supplies. Airgas is also the third-largest U.S. distributor of safety products the largest U.S. producer of nitrous oxide and dry ice the largest liquid carbon dioxide producer in the Southeast and a leading distributor of process chemicals refrigerants and ammonia products. More than eleven thousand employees work in about nine hundred locations including branches retail stores gas fill plants specialty gas labs production facilities and distribution centers. Airgas also distributes its products and services through eBusiness catalog and telesales channels. Its national scale and strong local presence offer a competitive edge to its diversified customer base. Airgas Inc. has a market cap of $3.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.72 with a P/E ratio of 13.4 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Airgas Inc. stocks is 1.4%. Airgas Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Airgas Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Reduced: Covidien Ltd. (COV)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Covidien Ltd. by 33.72%. His sale prices were between $27.87 and $39.62, with an estimated average price of $34.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.3%. Richard Aster Jr still held 454,000 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines including Surgical Devices Energy-Based Devices Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions Patient Care and Safety Products Imaging Solutions Pharmaceutical Products Medical Supplies and Retail Products. Covidien Ltd. has a market cap of $17.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.2 with a P/E ratio of 11.9 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Covidien Ltd. stocks is 1.9%.

Reduced: Beckman Coulter Inc. (BEC)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Beckman Coulter Inc. by 67.02%. His sale prices were between $41.67 and $51.64, with an estimated average price of $47.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.34%. Richard Aster Jr still held 165,600 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Beckman Coulter Inc. simplifies and automates laboratory processes used in all phases of the battle against disease. The company designs manufactures and markets systems which consist of instruments chemistries software and supplies that meet a variety of laboratory needs. Its products are used in a range of applications from instruments used for pioneering medical research and drug discovery to diagnostic tools found in hospitals and physicians' offices. Beckman Coulter Inc. has a market cap of $3.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.99 with a P/E ratio of 14.6 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Beckman Coulter Inc. stocks is 1.3%.

Reduced: Cephalon Inc. (CEPH)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Cephalon Inc. by 40.8%. His sale prices were between $62.34 and $78.86, with an estimated average price of $72.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.35%. Richard Aster Jr still held 217,200 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Cephalon is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on thediscovery development and marketing of products to treat sleep disordersneurological disorders cancer and pain. In addition to an active research and development program they market products in the United States and various countries in Europe. Cephalon Inc. has a market cap of $4.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $64.91 with a P/E ratio of 13.6 and P/S ratio of 2.3. Cephalon Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.1% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: PETsMART Inc. (PETM)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in PETsMART Inc. by 24.02%. His sale prices were between $16.83 and $21.47, with an estimated average price of $19.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.39%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,302,136 shares as of 03/31/2009.

PETSMART INC. is a leading operator of superstores specializing in pet food supplies and services in the United States. PETsMART Inc. has a market cap of $2.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.11 with a P/E ratio of 14.6 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of PETsMART Inc. stocks is 0.5%. PETsMART Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 29.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated PETsMART Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Reduced: Intel Corp. (INTC)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Intel Corp. by 44.61%. His sale prices were between $12.31 and $15.29, with an estimated average price of $13.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.41%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,021,225 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Intel Corporation one of the world's largest semiconductor chip maker supplies the computing and communications industries with chips boards and systems building blocks that are integral to computers servers and networking and communications products. Its products are offered at various levels of integration and are used by industry members to create advanced computing and communications systems. Intel Corp. has a market cap of $87.71 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.77 with a P/E ratio of 19.3 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Intel Corp. stocks is 3.6%. Intel Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 0.4% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Abbott Laboratories by 67.3%. His sale prices were between $46.18 and $56.63, with an estimated average price of $50.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.42%. Richard Aster Jr still held 223,800 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Abbott Laboratories is a global broad-based health care company devoted to discovering new medicines new technologies and new ways to manage health. Abbott products span the continuum of care from nutritional products and laboratory diagnostics through medical devices and pharmaceutical therapies. Abbott comprehensive line of products encircles life itself addressing important health needs from infancy to the golden years. Abbott Laboratories has a market cap of $68.96 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.62 with a P/E ratio of 13.1 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Abbott Laboratories stocks is 3.7%. Abbott Laboratories had an annual average earning growth of 4.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Abbott Laboratories the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Reduced: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Verizon Communications Inc. by 39.95%. His sale prices were between $26.9 and $31.71, with an estimated average price of $29.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.45%. Richard Aster Jr still held 626,000 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Verizon Communications formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE is one of the world's leading providers of high-growth communications services. Verizon companies are the largest providers of wireline and wireless communications in the United States. Verizon is also the world's largest provider of print and on-line directory information. Verizon Communications Inc. has a market cap of $84.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.86 with a P/E ratio of 11.6 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Verizon Communications Inc. stocks is 6.2%. Verizon Communications Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 2.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Verizon Communications Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Reduced: Cerner Corp. (CERN)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Cerner Corp. by 31.7%. His sale prices were between $33.72 and $43.75, with an estimated average price of $38.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.46%. Richard Aster Jr still held 561,849 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Cerner Corp. designs develops markets installs and supports information technology and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers that are capable of being implemented on an individual combined or enterprise-wide basis and are accessible over the internet by consumers physicians and healthcare providers. Cerner's integrated suite of solutions enable healthcare providers to improve operating effectiveness reduce costs and improve the quality of care as measured byclinical outcomes. Cerner Corp. has a market cap of $4.55 billion; its shares were traded at around $56.69 with a P/E ratio of 26.7 and P/S ratio of 2.7. Cerner Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 29.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cerner Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Reduced: Kinder Morgan Management LLC Listed (KMR)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Kinder Morgan Management LLC Listed by 43.78%. His sale prices were between $36.04 and $44.25, with an estimated average price of $41.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.53%. Richard Aster Jr still held 497,320 shares as of 03/31/2009.

KINDER MORG MGT KMP is the largest independent owner/operator of products pipelines in the country transporting more than two million barrels a day of gasoline jet fuel diesel fuel and natural gas liquids through more than 10000 miles of pipelines. The Products Pipelines segment also includes associated storage terminals and transmix processing facilities. It is America's largest pipeline master limited partnership. Kinder Morgan Management LLC Listed has a market cap of $3.34 billion; its shares were traded at around $40.75 with a P/E ratio of 30.6. The dividend yield of Kinder Morgan Management LLC Listed stocks is 2.6%.

Reduced: Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Edwards Lifesciences Corp. by 34.38%. His sale prices were between $54.89 and $62.93, with an estimated average price of $59. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.55%. Richard Aster Jr still held 442,370 shares as of 03/31/2009.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. a leader in advanced cardiovascular disease treatments is the number-one heart valve company in the world and the global leader in acute hemodynamic monitoring. Headquartered in Irvine Calif. Edwards focuses on specific cardiovascular disease states including heart valve disease peripheral vascular disease and critical care technologies. The company's global brands which are sold in approximately hundred countries include Carpentier-Edwards Cosgrove-Edwards FloTrac Fogarty LifeStent PERIMOUNT Magna and Swan-Ganz. Edwards Lifesciences Carpentier-Edwards Cosgrove-Edwards Fogarty PERIMOUNT Magna and Swan-Ganz are trademarks of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation and are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. LifeStent is a trademark of Edwards Lifesciences AG and is registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has a market cap of $3.55 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.49 with a P/E ratio of 23.5 and P/S ratio of 2.9. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 6.9% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Avon Products Inc. (AVP)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Avon Products Inc.. His sale prices were between $15.68 and $22.78, with an estimated average price of $19.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Avon Products Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of beauty and related products which include cosmetics fragrance and toiletries; beauty plus which consists of jewelry and accessories and apparel; and non-core which consists of gift and decorative and home entertainment products. Avon Products Inc. has a market cap of $10 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.09 with a P/E ratio of 11.6 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Avon Products Inc. stocks is 3.6%.

Sold Out: Apartment Investment and Management Comp (AIV)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Apartment Investment and Management Comp. His sale prices were between $4.94 and $12.08, with an estimated average price of $7.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Apartment Investment and Management Company (Aimco) is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Denver Colorado owning and operating a geographically diversified portfolio of apartment communities through 19 regional operating centers. Aimco through its subsidiaries operates approximately 1800 properties including approximately 327000 apartment units and serves approximately one million residents each year. Aimco's properties are located in 47 states the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Apartment Investment and Management Comp has a market cap of $965.3 million; its shares were traded at around $8.23 with a P/E ratio of 3.1 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Apartment Investment and Management Comp stocks is 14.6%. Apartment Investment and Management Comp had an annual average earning growth of 8.2% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: STERIS Corp. (STE)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in STERIS Corp.. His sale prices were between $20.61 and $28.01, with an estimated average price of $24.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

STERIS Corporation is a leading provider of infection prevention contamination prevention and surgical support systems products services and technologies to healthcare scientific research and industrial Customers throughout the world. The Company has over 4000 Associates (employees) worldwide including more than 1200 direct sales service and field support personnel. Customer Support facilities are located in major global market centers with manufacturing operations in theUnited States Canada Germany and Finland. STERIS Corp. has a market cap of $1.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.02 with a P/E ratio of 12.8 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of STERIS Corp. stocks is 1.2%. STERIS Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 10.1% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: American Medical Systems Holdings Inc. (AMMD)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in American Medical Systems Holdings Inc.. His sale prices were between $9.69 and $11.92, with an estimated average price of $10.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

American Medical Services is a leading independent company focused solely on supplying medical devices to physicians specializing in the treatment of urological disorders. The company manufactures and markets a broad and well-established line of proprietary products directly to urologists with its principal focus on the three major urological disorders: incontinence erectile dysfunction and prostate disease. With its reputation for quality and innovative products and relationships with urological surgeons the company is well position to benefit from the growth in the urology market.positi American Medical Systems Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $1.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.7 with a P/E ratio of 21 and P/S ratio of 2.1. American Medical Systems Holdings Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 20.7% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Avista Corp. (AVA)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Avista Corp.. His sale prices were between $13.08 and $19.58, with an estimated average price of $16.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Avista Corp. is a diversified energy company with utility and subsidiaryoperations located throughout North America. Avista Corp. also operates Avista Capital which owns all the company's non-regulated energy and non-energy businesses. Avista Capital companies include Avista Energy Avista Energy Canada Ltd. Avista Power Avista Advantage Avista Labs Avista Fiber Avista Communiations Avista Development and Pentzer Corporation. (PRESS RELEASE) Avista Corp. has a market cap of $855.1 million; its shares were traded at around $15.65 with a P/E ratio of 10.6 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Avista Corp. stocks is 4.5%. Avista Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 0.4% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary (TV)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary. His sale prices were between $11.22 and $15.06, with an estimated average price of $13.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Grupo Televisa S.A is the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world and a major player in the international entertainment business. They have interests in Television production broadcasting international distribution of television programming direct-to-home satellite services publishing music recording radio production and broadcasting cable television professional sports and show business promotions paging services feature film production and distribution and dubbing. with a P/E ratio of 428.1. The dividend yield of Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary stocks is 2.2%. Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary had an annual average earning growth of 12.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Grupo Televisa S.A. Global Depositary the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Sold Out: Albany International Corp. (AIN)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Albany International Corp.. His sale prices were between $5.03 and $12.97, with an estimated average price of $9.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORP. designs manufactures and markets paper machine clothing for each section of the paper machine. It is the largest producer of paper machine clothing in the world. Paper machine clothing consists of large continuous belts of custom designed and custom manufactured engineered fabrics that are installed on paper machines and carry the paper stock through each stage of the paper production process. Paper machine clothing is a consumable product of technologically sophisticated design that is made with synthetic monofilament and fiber materials. Albany International Corp. has a market cap of $300.2 million; its shares were traded at around $10.01 with a P/E ratio of 4.8 and P/S ratio of 0.3. The dividend yield of Albany International Corp. stocks is 4.8%.

Sold Out: Tetra Technologies Inc. (TTI)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Tetra Technologies Inc.. His sale prices were between $2.33 and $6.18, with an estimated average price of $4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

TETRA Technologies Inc. is an energy services company with an integrated chemicals operation that supplies chemical products to energy markets as well as other markets. TETRA is comprised of three divisions - Fluids Well Abandonment/Decommissioning and Testing & Services. Tetra Technologies Inc. has a market cap of $624.6 million; its shares were traded at around $8.3 with a P/E ratio of 10.5 and P/S ratio of 0.6. Tetra Technologies Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 12% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: Progress Energy Inc. (PGN)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Progress Energy Inc.. His sale prices were between $31.78 and $39.48, with an estimated average price of $36.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

CP & L Energy Inc. is primarily engaged in the generation transmissiondistribution and sale of electricity in portions of North and South Carolina and Florida and the transmission distribution and sale of natural gas in portions of North Carolina. The company provides these and other services through its business segments: electric natural gas and other. Progress Energy Inc. has a market cap of $9.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.58 with a P/E ratio of 11.9 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Progress Energy Inc. stocks is 6.9%. Progress Energy Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 0.4% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: SVB Financial Group (SIVB)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in SVB Financial Group. His sale prices were between $12.06 and $24.95, with an estimated average price of $19.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

SVB Financial Group is an international financial services holding company serving the technology life science private equity and premium wine industries primarily through the following subsidiaries: Silicon Valley Bank SVB Capital SVB Global Financial Services SVB Alliant SVB Securities SVB Asset Management SVB India Advisors SVB Europe Advisors. SVB Financial Group has a market cap of $866.5 million; its shares were traded at around $26.31 with a P/E ratio of 20.2 and P/S ratio of 1.5. SVB Financial Group had an annual average earning growth of 15.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated SVB Financial Group the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Sold Out: International Paper Company (IP)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in International Paper Company. His sale prices were between $4.09 and $11.32, with an estimated average price of $7.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

International Paper Co. is a global paper and forest products company thatis complemented by an extensive distribution system. The company producesprinting and writing papers pulp tissue paperboard and packaging and wood products. The company also manufacture specialty chemicals and specialty panels and laminated products. Its primary markets and manufacturing and distribution operations are in the United States Europe and the Pacific Rim. International Paper Company has a market cap of $5.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $13.19 with a P/E ratio of 7.9 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of International Paper Company stocks is 7.6%.

Sold Out: Dynegy Inc. (DYN)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Dynegy Inc.. His sale prices were between $1.04 and $2.62, with an estimated average price of $1.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Dynegy Inc. is a provider of energy products and services in North America the United Kingdom and in continental Europe. Products marketed by the company's wholesale marketing operations include natural gas electricity coal emissions natural gas liquids crude oil liquid petroleum gas and related services. The company's wholesale marketing operations are supported by ownership or control of an extensive assetbase and transportation network. Dynegy Inc. has a market cap of $1.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $1.74 with a P/E ratio of 13.4 and P/S ratio of 0.4.

Sold Out: Charles River Laboratories International (CRL)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Charles River Laboratories International. His sale prices were between $23.62 and $28.43, with an estimated average price of $26.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Charles River Laboratories is a leading provider of critical research tools and integrated support services that enable innovative and efficient drug discovery and development. Charles River is the global leader inproviding the animal research models required in research and development for new drugs devices and therapies and has been in this business for more than 50 years. Charles River Laboratories International has a market cap of $1.85 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.69 with a P/E ratio of 9.6 and P/S ratio of 1.4. Charles River Laboratories International had an annual average earning growth of 6.4% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Lincoln National Corp. (LNC)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Lincoln National Corp.. His sale prices were between $5.39 and $20.07, with an estimated average price of $12.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Lincoln National Corp. is a holding company. Through subsidiary companies the company operates multiple insurance and investment management businesses. Operations are divided into four business segments: Life Insurance and Annuities; Lincoln UK; Reinsurance and; Investment Management. Lincoln National Corp. has a market cap of $4.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.9 with a P/E ratio of 4.8 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Lincoln National Corp. stocks is 0.2%. Lincoln National Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 17.5% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: Millipore Corp. (MIL)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Millipore Corp.. His sale prices were between $50.95 and $60.38, with an estimated average price of $55.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Millipore Corporation is a leading provider of products and services that improve productivity and results in biopharmaceutical manufacturing and in clinical analytical and research laboratories. The Company is organized in two operating divisions. Its Bioprocess Division helps pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to optimize their manufacturing productivity ensure the quality of drugs and scale up the production of difficult-to-manufacture biologics. Its Bioscience Division helps optimize laboratory productivity and workflows by providing reagents kits and other enabling technologies and products for life science research and development. Millipore has a deep understanding of its customers' research and manufacturing process needs and offers reliable and innovative tools technologies and services. Millipore Corp. has a market cap of $3.31 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.79 with a P/E ratio of 17.3 and P/S ratio of 2.1. Millipore Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 5.6% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: Commercial Metals Company (CMC)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Commercial Metals Company. His sale prices were between $9.54 and $13.58, with an estimated average price of $11.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Commercial Metals Company has three segments - manufacturing recycling and marketing and trading. Activities are primarily concerned with metals related activities. The manufacturing segment is the dominant and most rapidly expanding segment in terms of assets employed capital expenditures operating profit and number of employees. The recycling segment is engaged in processing secondary or scrap metals for further recycling into new metal products. The marketing and trading segment buys and sells primary and secondary metals and fabricated metals. Commercial Metals Company has a market cap of $1.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.9 with a P/E ratio of 11 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of Commercial Metals Company stocks is 3.1%. Commercial Metals Company had an annual average earning growth of 22.6% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: Comerica Inc. (CMA)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Comerica Inc.. His sale prices were between $12.8 and $19.6, with an estimated average price of $16.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Comerica Inc. is a registered bank holding company. Its operations made up of three lines of business: Business Bank Individual Bank and Investment Bank. The Business Bank is comprised of middle market lending asset-based lending large corporate banking treasury management and international financial services. The Individual Bank includes consumer lending consumer deposit gathering mortgage loan origination and servicing small business banking and private banking. The Investment Bank is responsible for the sale of mutual fund and annuity products. Comerica Inc. has a market cap of $3.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.73 with a P/E ratio of 37.2 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Comerica Inc. stocks is 0.8%. Comerica Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 14.7% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NWL)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Newell Rubbermaid Inc.. His sale prices were between $4.71 and $9.94, with an estimated average price of $7.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is a global manufacturer and full-service marketer of name-brand consumer products serving the needs of volume purchasersincluding discount stores and warehouse clubs home centers and hardware stores and office superstores and contract stationers. The company's multi-product offering consists of name-brand consumer products in six business segments: Storage Organization & Cleaning; Home Decor; Office Products; Infant/Juvenile Care & Play; Food Preparation Cooking & Serving and Hardware & Tools. Newell Rubbermaid Inc. has a market cap of $3 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.83 with a P/E ratio of 9.4 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Newell Rubbermaid Inc. stocks is 3.9%. Newell Rubbermaid Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 4.1% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (JTX)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.. His sale prices were between $3.14 and $14.63, with an estimated average price of $9.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Jackson Hewitt is the second largest paid tax return preparer in the United States. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. has a market cap of $133.3 million; its shares were traded at around $4.63 with a P/E ratio of 3.4 and P/S ratio of 0.5.

Sold Out: Cabot Corp. (CBT)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Cabot Corp.. His sale prices were between $8.15 and $15.79, with an estimated average price of $11.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Cabot Corporation is a global specialty chemicals and materials company. Cabot's major products are carbon black fumed silica inkjet colorants and aerogels. Cabot has manufacturing plants located in countries around the world. (Company Press Release) Cabot Corp. has a market cap of $1.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.9 with a P/E ratio of 31.9 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Cabot Corp. stocks is 4.2%. Cabot Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 4.2% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Pactiv Corp. (PTV)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Pactiv Corp.. His sale prices were between $11.27 and $23.25, with an estimated average price of $17.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Pact Corporation is one of the leading providers of advanced packaging solutions for the consumer foodservice/food packaging and protective/flexible packaging markets. The specialty packaging leader currently operates facilities in numerous countries around the world. (Company Press Release) Pactiv Corp. has a market cap of $2.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.47 with a P/E ratio of 10.1 and P/S ratio of 0.8. Pactiv Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 4.8% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.. His sale prices were between $5.93 and $12.13, with an estimated average price of $7.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise vacation company that operates Royal Caribbean International Celebrity Cruises and Royal Celebrity Tours. Royal Celebrity Tours operates cruise tour vacations in Alaska utilizing the world's largest glass-domed railcars. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has a market cap of $3.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.5 with a P/E ratio of 7.7 and P/S ratio of 0.5. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 6.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Sold Out: Regions Financial Corp. (RF)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Regions Financial Corp.. His sale prices were between $2.77 and $6.99, with an estimated average price of $4.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

Regions Financial Corporation is a regional bank holding company and hasbanking-related subsidiaries engaged in mortgage banking credit life insurance leasing and securities brokerage activities with offices in various Southeastern states. Through its subsidiaries Regions offers a broad range of banking and banking-related services. Regions Financial Corp. has a market cap of $3.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $5.23 with a P/E ratio of 22.7 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Regions Financial Corp. stocks is 7.7%. Regions Financial Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 1.2% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: International Coal Group Inc. (ICO)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in International Coal Group Inc.. His sale prices were between $1.24 and $2.8, with an estimated average price of $2. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%.

ICG is a leading producer of coal in Northern and Central Appalachia and the Illinois Basin. The company has eleven active mining complexes of which ten are located in Northern and Central Appalachia and one in Central Illinois. ICG's mining operations and reserves are strategically located to serve utility metallurgical and industrial customers throughout the Eastern United States. International Coal Group Inc. has a market cap of $457 million; its shares were traded at around $2.98 with a P/E ratio of 49.6 and P/S ratio of 0.4.


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