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Summarized by Kent Larsen

High Tech Stocks Push Up Mormon Stock Index

NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- Led by high tech stocks rising with the general US stock market, the Mormon Stock Index surged by 5 1/2% to close at 145.33, a new high for the year. The index was led by a resurging Caldera Systems, which finally joined other Lynux operating system vendors in recovering after sliding for most of the year. Caldera jumped 47% for the week.

Other high tech stocks also rose. Disk-drive and digital storage company Iomega was up nearly 30% for the week and 1-800-Contacts rose 26%. The largest of the high tech stocks, Dell, Novell and newcomer Corvis, were also up more than 10% as was bio-tech firm Myriad Genetics.

While half the stocks in the index were down, only 3 mostly smaller stocks were down by more than 5%.

Mormon Stock Index  145.3274up 7.6650
CompanySymbolLDS ExecutiveClosing PriceChange
Black &DeckerBDKNolan D. Archbald, CEO39.3750down 1.6250
Caldera SystemsCALDRansom H. Love, CEO8.5000up 2.7500
Corvis CorporationCORVDavid Huber, CEO99.0000up 12.8125
1-800-ContactsCTACJonathan C. Coon, President &CEO43.9375up 9.0625
Dell ComputerDELLKevin B. Rollins, Vice Chairman43.0625up 4.4375
EarthShellERTHSimon K. Hodson, CEO2.0000down 0.3438
Franklin CoveyFCStephen R. Covey, Chairman6.5625down 0.3125
FonixFONXSteve Studdert, Chairman1.0625up 0.1406
First SecurityFSCOSpencer F. Eccles, Chairman &CEO15.0625down 0.5000
Hollywood EntertainmentHLYWMark J. Wattles, CEO6.6250down 0.6875
Host MarriottHMTRichard Marriott, Chairman10.7500down 0.1250
I-LinkILNKJohn Edwards, Chairman & CEO3.4375down 0.0313
IomegaIOMDavid J. Dunn, Chairman4.6250up 1.0625
Marriott InternationalMARJ.W. Marriott, Jr., Chairman39.0625down 0.3750
Micrel SemiconductorsMCRLRay Zinn, Chairman and CEO74.6406up 4.1406
Myriad GeneticsMYGNChristopher L. Wight, VP, General Counsel153.0000up 20.1875
Nationwide FinancialNFSDimon McFerson, Chairman38.5625up 1.5625
NovellNOVLStewart Nelson, COO12.1875up 1.1250
NetrixNTRXLynn Chapman, President &CEO7.1250down 0.0625
NuSkinNUSMost of Management is LDS, including Chairman and CEO6.9375up 0.3125
Ryder SystemsRTony Burns, CEO19.2500down 0.6250
Ten FoldTENFGary Kennedy, President and CEO7.0000no change
Zions BancorpZIONHarris Simmons, Chairman43.6875up 0.9375


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