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Tweedy Browne Buys Citizens Communications Co., Illinois Tool Works Inc., Sells Gorman-rupp Co., Commonwealth Telephone Enterpr, 21st Century Insurance Group

Famed value investment firm Tweedy Browne's buys and sells during the first quarter of 2007. Tweedy Browne owns 79 stocks with a total value of $3.4 billion. Tweedy Browne buys Citizens Communications Co., Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Tweedy Browne buys Citizens Communications Co., Illinois Tool Works Inc., sells Gorman-rupp Co., Commonwealth Telephone Enterpr, 21st Century Insurance Group during the 3-months ended 03/31/2007, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Tweedy Browne CO LLC. Tweedy Browne owns 79 stocks with a total value of $3.4 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

Added: Sk Telecom Co. Ltd. (SKM)

Tweedy Browne added to his holdings in Mobile Telecom company Sk Telecom Co. Ltd. by 88.15%. His purchase prices were between $22.61 and $26, with an estimated average price of $23.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.56%. His holdings was 7,866,412 shares as of 03/31/2007. Sk Telecom Co. Ltd. closed today at $27.32.

Added: Comcast Cl A Spcl (CMCSK)

Tweedy Browne added to his holdings in Broadcasting & Entertainment company Comcast Cl A Spcl by 46.39%. His purchase prices were between $25.2 and $29.25, with an estimated average price of $27.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.33%. His holdings was 5,556,038 shares as of 03/31/2007. Comcast Cl A Spcl closed today at $26.22.

Added: Tribune Co. (TRB)

Tweedy Browne added to his holdings in Publishing company Tribune Co. by 876.49%. His purchase prices were between $29.06 and $31.13, with an estimated average price of $30.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.93%. His holdings was 10,876,190 shares as of 03/31/2007. Tribune Co. closed today at $32.86.

Added: G&k Services, Inc. - Class A Common Stock (GKSR)

Tweedy Browne added to his holdings in Business Support Services company G&k Services, Inc. - Class A Common Stock by 36.67%. His purchase prices were between $35.68 and $39.11, with an estimated average price of $37.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings was 54,825 shares as of 03/31/2007. G&k Services, Inc. - Class A Common Stock closed today at $37.74.

Added: General Electric Co. (GE)

Tweedy Browne added to his holdings in Diversified Industrials company General Electric Co. by 129.35%. His purchase prices were between $34.32 and $37.59, with an estimated average price of $35.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings was 42,785 shares as of 03/31/2007. General Electric Co. closed today at $37.08.

Added: Dow Chemical Co. (DOW)

Tweedy Browne added to his holdings in Commodity Chemicals company Dow Chemical Co. by 46.07%. His purchase prices were between $39.39 and $46.35, with an estimated average price of $42.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings was 19,500 shares as of 03/31/2007. Dow Chemical Co. closed today at $45.44.

Added: Altria Group Inc. (MO)

Tweedy Browne added to his holdings in Tobacco company Altria Group Inc. by 30.8%. His purchase prices were between $62.03 and $65.7, with an estimated average price of $64.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings was 14,863 shares as of 03/31/2007. Altria Group Inc. closed today at $68.66.

Added: Eni Spa (E)

Tweedy Browne added to his holdings in Integrated Oil & Gas company Eni Spa by 25.28%. His purchase prices were between $60.43 and $65.1, with an estimated average price of $63.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings was 18,285 shares as of 03/31/2007. Eni Spa closed today at $67.49.

New Purchase: Citizens Communications Co. (CZN)

Tweedy Browne initiated holdings in Fixed Line Telecom company Citizens Communications Co.. His purchase prices were between $13.87 and $14.74, with an estimated average price of $14.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.06%. His holdings was 125,803 shares as of 03/31/2007. Citizens Communications Co. closed today at $15.48.

New Purchase: Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

Tweedy Browne initiated holdings in Diversified Industrials company Illinois Tool Works Inc.. His purchase prices were between $45.81 and $52.66, with an estimated average price of $50. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings was 4,000 shares as of 03/31/2007. Illinois Tool Works Inc. closed today at $52.6.

Reduced: Mbia Inc. (MBI)

Tweedy Browne reduced to his holdings in Property & Casualty Insurance company Mbia Inc. by 46.68%. His purchase prices were between $64.53 and $72.36, with an estimated average price of $68.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 1.4%. His still held 1,054,573 shares as of 03/31/2007. Mbia Inc. closed today at $70.58.

Reduced: Popular Inc. (BPOP)

Tweedy Browne reduced to his holdings in Banks company Popular Inc. by 25.47%. His purchase prices were between $15.89 and $18.69, with an estimated average price of $17.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.73%. His still held 1,875,362 shares as of 03/31/2007. Popular Inc. closed today at $16.89.

Reduced: Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Tweedy Browne reduced to his holdings in Pharmaceuticals company Pfizer Inc. by 85.51%. His purchase prices were between $24.79 and $26.93, with an estimated average price of $25.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.43%. His still held 1,046,361 shares as of 03/31/2007. Pfizer Inc. closed today at $27.35.

Reduced: Trustmark Corp. (TRMK)

Tweedy Browne reduced to his holdings in Banks company Trustmark Corp. by 64.71%. His purchase prices were between $27.81 and $31.81, with an estimated average price of $29.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was 0.01%. His still held 7,200 shares as of 03/31/2007. Trustmark Corp. closed today at $27.24.

Sold Out: 21st Century Insurance Group (TW)

Tweedy Browne sold out his holdings in Property & Casualty Insurance company 21st Century Insurance Group. His purchase prices were between $16.27 and $21.64, with an estimated average price of $20.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%. 21st Century Insurance Group closed today at $20.99.

Sold Out: Gorman-rupp Co. (GRC)

Tweedy Browne sold out his holdings in Diversified Industrials company Gorman-rupp Co.. His purchase prices were between $28.15 and $40.97, with an estimated average price of $34.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was less than 0.01%. Gorman-rupp Co. closed today at $32.93.

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