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Sent on Mormon-News: 10Sep01

By Kent Larsen

Broad Decline Pushes MSI to Lowest Level Since December

NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- A broad decline in US stocks sent the MSI down nearly 5% last week, along with other stock indices, pushing the MSI to its lowest level since December. Only five of the 35 stocks included in the index rose last week, while 29 fell, led by AES Corp. (down 10.7%) and Cadence Design (down 8.8%).

Five stocks all dropped more than 10% for the week. In addition to AES, they were Computerized Thermal Imagaing (down 14%), Hollywood Entertainment (down 15.4%), Microsemi Corp. (down 16.1%) and Novell (down 13.9%).

Mormon Stock Index 107.05down 5.37
CompanySymbolLDS ExecutiveClosing PriceChange
Affiliated Computer ServicesACSLynn Blodgett, Executive Vice President and Group President - Business Process Solutions Group 80.05down 1.72
AES Corp.AESRoger W. Sant, Chairman29.58down 3.54
Avista Corp.AVAGary Ely, Chairman15.92down 0.35
Black & DeckerBDKNolan D. Archbald, CEO37.74down 1.59
Bay View Capital CorpBVCMatt Carpenter, COO7.10down 0.35
Cadence DesignCDNRaymond Bingham, President & CEO20.04down 1.94
Computerized Thermal Imaging, Inc. CIODavid Packer, President & COO2.17down 0.35
CorvisCORVDavid Huber, CEO2.05up 0.08
1-800-ContactsCTACJonathan C. Coon, President & CEO12.91no change
Cygnus Inc.CYGNJohn Hodgman, Chairman, President & CEO8.51up 0.01
Dell ComputerDELLKevin B. Rollins, Vice Chairman21.55up 0.17
DionexDNEXA. Blaine Bowman, President & CEO27.65down 2.27
EarthShellERTHSimon K. Hodson, CEO3.23down 0.22
Franklin CoveyFCStephen R. Covey, Chairman4.05down 0.44
Hillenbrand IndustriesHBFrederick Rockwood, President & CEO54.00down 0.30
Hollywood EntertainmentHLYWMark J. Wattles, CEO10.15down 1.85
Host MarriottHMTRichard Marriott, Chairman12.15down 0.65
IomegaIOMDavid J. Dunn, Chairman1.24down 0.13
JP RealtyJPRSeveral Mgmt Team Members, 21.30down 1.40
Knight TransportationKNGTKeith, Gary & Kevin Knight, 21.00down 1.02
Marriott InternationalMARJ.W. Marriott, Jr., Chairman41.01down 2.84
Micrel SemiconductorMCRLRay Zinn, Chairman and CEO 28.60down 2.26
Monaco CoachMNCKay Toolson, Chairman and CEO 26.90down 2.40
Microsemi Corp.MSCCJames Peterson, President & CEO23.90down 4.60
Myriad GeneticsMYGNChristopher L. Wight, VP, General Counsel41.70down 1.90
NovellNOVLStewart Nelson, COO3.92down 0.63
NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.NPSPJames Jensen, VP of Corp. Devel. and Legal Affairs Sec.33.01down 0.61
NuSkinNUSAll Mormon Mgmt, 6.86up 0.01
Oil States InternationalOISL.E. Simmons, Chairman8.26down 0.21
OakleyOOJim Jannard, Chairman & CEO14.25up 0.60
Ryder SystemsRTony Burns, Chairman22.16down 0.43
Sky West AirlinesSKYWJerry Atkin, Chairman & CEO31.75down 0.09
Swift TransportationSWFTJerry Moyes, Chairman & CEO20.38down 1.21
Cornerstone REITTCRGlade M. Knight, Chairman & CEO10.67down 0.14
Zions BancorpZIONHarris Simmons, Chairman54.96down 2.30

The following companies do not meet the $100 million capital requirement for inclusion in the Mormon Stock Index:

  • Buyer's Online (BUYO.OB)

  • Caldera Systems (CALD)
  • Fonix (FONX.OB)
  • Geneva Steel (GNVH)
  • I-Link (ILNKC)
  • MITY Enterprises (MITY)
  • Metalclad (MTLC)
  • NX Networks (NXWX)
  • Ten Fold (TENFC)
  • Wade Cook Financial (WADE.OB)
  • Washington Group Intl (WNG)

Please Help Us Confirm Other Mormon Companies:

Mormon News' research confirms that there are probably other companies with Mormon management that we currently don't know about. Our research uncovered several companies which may have Mormon executives, but which we were unable to confirm as of yet. If you have any confirming information about the following companies, please let me know:

  • FX Energy (Utah)
  • Gertner Communications (Utah)
  • Headwaters, Inc. (Utah)
  • Nature's Sunshine (Utah)
  • Questar (Utah)
  • Sonic Innovations (Utah)


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