|Company||Sept 30||Oct 31||% Change|
|October was a brutal month for the Publishers Weekly Stock Index, with prices falling for 18 of the 22 companies included in the Index. Prices dropped by double digits at nine companies, leading to a 5.1% decline for the entire PWSI. Advanced Marketing Services, which has still to file its fiscal year 2004 10-k with the SEC, had the largest decline, at 19.6%. Among the other big losers were Amazon, which had disappointing third-quarter profits, and Educational Development Corp., which also had a soft quarter. Thomas |
Nelson's stock had the biggest monthly gain, ahead 14.1%.
Source: Reed Business Information
|Advanced Marketing Svc.||4.85||3.90||-19.6%|
|Educational Dev. Corp.||9.31||8.21||-11.8|
|Dow Jones Average||10,568.70||10,440.07||-1.2%|
Volume 252 Issue 44 11/07/2005