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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 68

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THE PALM BEACH POST SEPTEMBER 13, 1999 15 msm Bloomberg Palm Beach County Stock Index 120 J I. I I A A Shopper's Guide to Long Term Care Insurance Developed by The National Association of Insurance Commissioners As a public service, we are offering this 'must read " information guide completely free of charge or obligation. Statistics show 50 of individuals 65 and older will need long term care at some point in their lives. Be informed. Learn the facts on staying independent, keeping your choices open and preserving your assets. 108 - - ; io6- r-i i i t i i i i i r ft i mm BROKER PARTICIPATION INVTTED I JS 5-7 5-18 5-27 6-7 6-16 6-25 7-6 7-15 7-26 8-4 8-13 8-24 9-. Base value: 100 December 30, 1994 SOURCE: Bloomberg News The Bloomberg Palm Beach County Index is a price-weighted stock index designed to measure the performance of companies in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. The 60 companies in the index are publicly traded companies based in Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties. Week's biggest movers Based on The Palm Beach Post Florida-Interest Stocks table. Capital letters indicate locally based companies. 700 Aerti Palm Beach Park 1561)694-1356 , Biggest Gainers Biggest Losers COMPANY Close Chg COMPANY Close Chg Noven Pharmaceutical 8.88 26.8 EMPIRE OF CAROLINA 0.31 -16.7 SAF T LOK 2.06 22.2 Tech Data 26.81 -11.7 BIG ENTERTAIN 19.44 14.3 U.S. ENERGY SYSTEMS 2.50 -11.1 TOP SOURCE 1.50 14.3 Catalina 79.25 -10.7 Sykes Enterprises 28.63 13.4 Harris 24.50 -9.0 JWGenesis FC 18.00 12.5 U.S. DIAGNOSTICS 0.97 -8.8 MABI 5.88 11.9 Nobility Homes 6.88 -8.3 Breed Tech. 0.69 10.0 BE AEROSPACE 15.69 -8.1. Recoton 8.31 8.1 Lennar 17.63 -7.8 Superior Surgical 12.00 7.9 BankAtlantic 6.75 -6.9 OFFICE DEPOT 11.38 6.4 BankUnited 8.56 -6.8 Hvide Marine 5.9 United Technologies 62.88 -6.5 TRAVEL SERVICES INTL 13.50 5.9 Eclipsys 15.50 -6.4 MasTec 31.81 5.8 First Union Corp. 40.25 -6.4 f ' , r If " v f -.' "-r l - a f vs. .?r V Sc tt, V It ViN "ft Week's richest and poorest Richest stocks (local-interest stocks ranked by highest PE ratios) and Poorest stocks (local-interest stocks ranked by 'lowest PE ratios) H&R Block Tax Course Begins September 13 of Commerce -IK 8895 North Military Trail, Building E-305, opportunity to expand or enhance your job-related skills. H&R Block designed this course to suit people who want to increase their tax knowledge and to save money on taxes, or who are looking for a second career or seasonal employment. It is perfect for students or retirees seeking part-time earnings. Qualified course graduates may be offered job interviews for positions with Block. 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For more information, call 1-800-TAX-2000 or visit our VVeb site at www.hrblock.comtax Completion of the course is neither an otter nor a guarantee of emplo) ment. 1 AA EEOMFDV H&R BLOCS Richest Stocks Poorest Stocks COMPANY PE Ratio Close COMPANY PE Ratio Close OrangeCo 78.98 6.31 Avatar 2.03 20.38 Noven Pharmaceutical 73.98 8.88 Dixon Triconderoga 3.98 PHOTRONICS 66.02 25.75 ENGLE HOMES 3.98 10.13 Eclipsys ' 57.03 15.50 Healthplan Services 5.00 6.50 Sykes Enterprises 52.97 28.63 JanBell 6.02 3.00 Catalina 40.00 79.25 Lennar 6.02 17.63 Walt Disney Co. 37.97 27.88 CV REIT ' 7.03 12.50 Elcotel 37.97 1.50 ' Quipp s 7.97 15.13 CONSULIER ENG. 32.97 QEP Co 7.97 7.75 IBM 32.97135.00 BLUEGREEN CORP 7.97 5.25 Harris 31.02 24.50 BankAtlantic 7.97 6.75 Fl East Coast 27.97 34.06 Hughes Supply 7.97 21.94 Carnival Cruise Line 27.03 41.69 Decorator Industries 8.98 6.56 SENSORMATIC 27.03 12.50 AMERIPATH 8.98 9.13 SOURCE: The Associated Press Thousands of people are learning the skill of income tax preparation from H&R Block and are earning money as income tax preparers. 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