SOURCE: WM Advisors

August 18, 2006 17:58 ET

The WM Group's Northwest 50® Stock Index Closed at 9567.69 for the Week Ending Friday, August 18, 2006, Up 395.30 Points or 4.31 Percent for the Week

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 18, 2006 --


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

Retail/Wholesale Trade,                  2664.98, up 4.82%;
Technology/Manufacturing/Construction,   3320.20, up 5.42%;
Transportation/Transportation Equipment, 1027.76, up 6.08%;
Natural Resources,                        698.63, up 2.44%;
Finance/Insurance,                       1291.61, up 1.62%;
Utilities,                                564.51, up 1.07%.
Of the 50 stocks in the Index, 47 were up for the week, while 3 declined.
Closing values during the week were:
Monday, Aug. 14:      9,215.96
Tuesday, Aug. 15:     9,382.24
Wednesday, Aug. 16:   9,500.95
Thursday, Aug. 17:    9,547.07
Friday, Aug. 18:      9,567.69
Gainers included:
Coldwater Creek Inc.,        up 2.64      at 24.45
Amazon.com Inc.,             up 3.05      at 29.12
Pope & Talbot,               up 0.50      at  5.52
Decliners included:
Longview Fibre,            down 0.63      at 20.54
Puget Power,               down 0.14      at 22.18
Coeur d'Alene Mines,       down 0.02      at 5.12

Contact Information

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