SOURCE: WM Advisors

July 31, 2006 11:22 ET

The WM Group's Northwest 50® Stock Index Closed at 9490.12 for the Week Ending Monday, July 24, 2006, Up 95.57 Points or 1.02 Percent for the Week

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 31, 2006 --


The six industry groups that make up the Northwest 50 Index closed at:

Retail/Wholesale Trade,                   2636.57, down 3.23%;
Technology/Manufacturing/Construction,    3184.17, up 3.74%;
Transportation/Transportation Equipment,  1112.80, up 2.23%;
Natural Resources,                         703.21, up 4.82%;
Finance/Insurance,                        1297.98, up 0.34%;
Utilities,                                 555.39, up 1.40%.

Of the 50 stocks in the Index, 35 were up for the week, while 15 declined.

Closing values during the week were:

         Monday, Jul. 24:                          9,560.60
         Tuesday, Jul. 25:                         9,681.57
         Wednesday, Jul. 26:                       9,448.03
         Thursday, Jul. 27:                        9,321.65
         Friday, Jul. 28:                          9,490.12
Gainers included:
         TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc.,     up 0.88  at 4.70
         Lattice Semiconductor,            up 0.77  at 5.85
         Horizon Financial Corp.,          up 3.45  at 29.35
Decliners included:
         Amazon.com Inc.,                  down 6.02   at 27.17
         StanCorp Financial Group,         down 6.83   at 42.74
         Getty Images Inc.,                down 6.85   at 46.95

Contact Information

  • For further information, call
    Crystal Wallace
    WM Advisors, Inc.
    (206) 377-5905.