Stocks to Bank On
STOCK PRICE* PRICE-EARNINGS RATIO** AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP 10 6/2 15.9 Shrewd underwriter is well placed in fast-growing emerging markets CHUBB 52 12.4 Proceeds on possible unit sales could be plowed into share buybacks CITICORP 98 3/4 11.7 Strong revenue growth from the emerging markets and credit cards FIRST AMERICAN OF TENNESSEE 55 1/8 11.9 Attractive potential takeover bait GREAT WESTERN FINANCIAL 28 7/8 10.9 Tempting target as California thrifts get bought MERRILL LYNCH 77 7/8 11.2 A classy outperformer in a rising market NORWEST 42 12 Steady earner with a lucrative consumer-finance franchise *DEC 16 **BASED ON 1997 EARNINGS EST. DATA: BUSINESS WEEK
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