BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : MAY 31, 1999 ISSUE
SPECIAL REPORT

The 1997 Winners...



(TWO-YEAR TOTAL RETURN*)

VERITAS SOFTWARE               375.5%
APEX PC SOLUTIONS              262.8
SAPIENT                        249.8
CTC COMMUNICATIONS             206.4
MIAMI COMPUTER SUPPLY          206.2
ABACUS DIRECT                  199.0
WHITTMAN-HART                  197.4
SEMTECH                        176.2
MICREL                         169.1
CYBEX COMPUTER PRODUCTS        144.3


...And the Losers


(TWO-YEAR TOTAL RETURN*) COMPLETE MANAGEMENT -99.6% FIREARMS TRAINING SYSTEMS -93.0 NEW YORK BAGEL ENTERPRISES -91.5 WEST COAST ENTERTAINMENT -91.5 ROCKSHOX -90.7 HIRSCH INTERNATIONAL -87.0 STORAGE COMPUTER -85.4 CYANOTECH -83.5 ENCAD -83.5 ACE-COMM -77.4 *Calculated on the basis of stock price as of Apr. 30; excludes companies no longer trading DATA: STANDARD & POOR'S COMPUSTAT, A DIVISION OF THE McGRAW-HILL COMPANIES

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Hot Growth Companies

TABLE: Hottest of the Hot

Friede Goldman Intl.: A Gusher in a Drought

bebe stores inc.: This Is No Fashion Victim

Mastech Corp.: The Nabobs of Networking

Action Performance Cos.: Hot-Rodding His Way to the Top

Salton Inc.: Putting a Gizmo in Every Kitchen

Maximus Inc.: Welfare Privatizer

Where Are They Now?

TABLE: The 1997 Winners...And the Losers

TABLE: 1999's 100 Top Hot Growth Companies (.pdf)



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