All three companies involved in the Great Western merger battle now have reported earnings, but the financial data haven't helped either bidder gain momentum in terms of investor support.

Based on share prices at the close of trading Wednesday, H.F. Ahmanson & Co.'s hostile bid was worth $43.95 per share, 4.46% more than the friendly offer from Washington Mutual Inc., whose white-knight bid has been accepted by Great Western Financial Corp.

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