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A Mixed Picture

                              OPERATING CASH
STOCK                   STOCK   FLO/AVERAGE
(SYMBOL)                PRICE*    ASSETS

TIME WARNER (TWX)       38 1/4    11.4%
Closing the Turner deal helped lift the stock at yearend.


WALT DISNEY (DIS)       69 3/8    26.3
It's having difficulty digesting ABC, but the company is still among the 
best-run in the sector.


NEWS CORP. (NWS)        20 1/4    9.6
Rupert Murdoch's buccaneering style turned investors off.


VIACOM (VIA)            36 1/8    9.1
Chairman Sumner Redstone installed himself as CEO in January. The stock has yet 
to recover.


TCI (TCOMA)             12 5/8    3.4**
Beleaguered CEO John Malone tries slashing capital expenditures and staff.


*Dec. 16 close
DATA: BLOOMBERG FINANCIAL MARKETS; VERONIS, SUHLER & ASSOCIATES INC.


Updated June 13, 1997 by bwwebmaster
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