SOURCE: WM Advisors

September 15, 2006 18:27 ET

The WM Group's Northwest 50® Stock Index Closed at 9740.82 for the Week Ending Friday, September 15, 2006, up 284.93 Points or 3.01 Percent for the Week

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 15, 2006 --

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

Retail/Wholesale Trade, 2781.48, up 3.97%;
Technology/Manufacturing/Construction, 3330.18, up 2.92%;
Transportation/Transportation Equipment, 1031.87, up 7.05%;
Natural Resources, 699.25, down 3.19%;
Finance/Insurance, 1325.25, up 2.39%;
Utilities, 572.79, up 1.48%.

Of the 50 stocks in the Index, 35 were up for the week, while 13 declined and 2 were unchanged.

Closing values during the week were:

     Monday, Sep. 11:   9,499.55
     Tuesday, Sep. 12:   9,631.41
     Wednesday, Sep. 13:   9,703.58
     Thursday, Sep. 14:   9,695.20
     Friday, Sep. 15:   9,740.82

Gainers included:

     Expeditors Int'l,      up 5.07         at 44.33
     Monaco Coach Corp.,    up 1.02         at 11.69
     Itron,                 up 4.91         at 58.11

Decliners included:

     Hecla Mining,          down 0.73       at 5.30
     Coeur d'Alene Mines,   down 0.56       at 4.56
     Kroger Co.,            down 1.49       at 22.50

Contact Information

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