Below are insider transactions of 1,000 shares or more...

INSIDER TRADING

May 28, 2001

Below are insider transactions of 1,000 shares or more for publicly held companies based in Maryland or having substantial operations here. Insiders are officers, directors or owners of 10 percent or more of a corporation's stock.

Becton Dickinson & Co.

Edward J. Ludwig, president, exercised an option for 2,000 shares of common at $8.96 each April 30 and now directly and indirectly holds 53,434.

Biospherics Inc.

Gilbert V. Levin, chairman of the board, sold 2,100 shares of common at $7.97 each April 18 and now directly and indirectly holds 2,917,506.

Constellation Energy Group Inc.

Robert J. Hurst, director, purchased 3,700 shares of common at $44.42 each April 2 and now indirectly holds 47,214.

CSX Corp.

Andrew B. Fogarty, vice president, sold 1,950 shares of common at $36.25 each April 30 and now directly and indirectly holds 49,902.

P. M. Giftos, vice president, sold 1,500 shares of common between $35.10 and $35.11 each April 26 and now directly and indirectly holds 81,456.

General Motors Corp.

Michael T. Smith, officer of subsidiary company, exercised an option for 27,184 shares of class H NEW common between $10.39 and $12.62 each April 7. To cover the expenses of transaction, Smith turned in 394 of them and now directly and indirectly holds 240,424.

Robert W. Hendry, divisional officer, exercised an option for 29,587 shares of common at $33.17 each April 26 and sold 29,587 shares at $55.52 each April 26 and now directly and indirectly holds 18,498.

Legg Mason Inc.

Edward A. Taber, vice president, exercised an option for 41,772 shares of common between $8.27 and $9.28 each April 9 and sold 8,069 shares at $43.73 each April 12 and now directly and indirectly holds 102,531.

Insider Trading is compiled by Thomson Financial/First Call.

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