Financial Group

Ticker: LFG

Friday's close: $57.45

Week's change: -10.5%

The Richmond title insurance company said that it would take a tax-servicing loss and related non-cash writedown of $38 million, or $23 million after taxes, because of a loss of contracts from Washington Mutual Inc.

Williams Industries

Ticker: WMSI

Friday's close: $2.89

Week's change: -17.5%

The drop in the stock of the financially troubled Manassas construction company came even before its announcement Friday that it lost $11.4 million in the fiscal year ended in July, causing its auditor to warn of "substantial doubt about the company's ability to continue as a going concern."


Ticker: ENMD

Friday's close: $2.40

Week's change: +4.8%

On Wednesday, the Rockville drug company said that its experimental cancer treatment, ENMD-1198, showed anti-tumor activity in pre-clinical trials.

Virginia Commerce Bancorp

Ticker: VCBI

Friday's close: $26.98

Week's change: +4.3%

The Arlington parent company of Virginia Commerce Bank reported a 39 percent increase in third-quarter profit, compared with the same quarter last year. Chief executive Peter A. Converse said that the regional bank plans to expand by three to four branches next year, most likely in Loudoun County.