BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : AUGUST 14, 2000 ISSUE
CORPORATE SCOREBOARD

Winners and Losers in Quarterly Profits


INDUSTRIES

LEADERS

                                    PERCENTAGE CHANGE FROM
                                    1999's SECOND QUARTER

SEMICONDUCTORS                             271%
COAL, OIL, & GAS                           187
GAS UTILITIES                              172
COMPUT. SOFTWARE & SVCS.                   133
PETROLEUM SERVICES                         113
SPECIAL MACHINERY                           92
ALUMINUM                                    75
INSTRUMENTS                                 69
APPAREL                                     59
PAPER                                       53
MISCELLANEOUS LEISURE                       44
MACHINE & HAND TOOLS                        36
INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION                     34
PAPER CONTAINERS                            30
FOOD PROCESSING                             28


LAGGARDS

                                    PERCENTAGE CHANGE FROM
                                    1999's SECOND QUARTER

STEEL                                      Loss
BROADCASTING                               -97%
HEALTH-CARE SERVICES                       -88
BANKS-SOUTH & SOUTHEAST                    -73
DRUG DISTRIBUTION                          -71
GLASS CONTAINERS                           -70
MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES                     -69
PUBLISHING                                 -55
BANKS-MIDWEST                              -52
BUILDING MATERIALS                         -47
NONFERROUS METALS                          -32
INSURANCE                                  -27
FOREST PRODUCTS                            -21
AIRLINES                                   -18
COMPUTERS & PERIPHERALS                    -16


COMPANIES

WHO MADE THE MOST MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

ORACLE                                     $4912
EXXON MOBIL                                 4530
GENERAL ELECTRIC                            3378
INTEL                                       3137
CITIGROUP                                   3005
MICROSOFT ***                               2409
PHILIP MORRIS                               2171
BANK OF AMERICA                             2063
IBM                                         1941
SBC COMMUNICATIONS                          1851
AT&T                                        1767
GENERAL MOTORS                              1751
MERCK                                       1722
FORD MOTOR                                  1513
MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER                  1458


WHO LOST THE MOST MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

FIRST UNION                               -$2199
BANK ONE                                   -1269
SILICON GRAPHICS***                         -608
SPRINT PCS GROUP                            -456
OWENS CORNING                               -425
JDS UNIPHASE***                             -419
CONSECO                                     -405
RITE AID*                                   -403
MARCHFIRST                                  -374
AMAZON.COM                                  -317
HCA-THE HEALTHCARE CO.                      -272
LTV                                         -272
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS                       -241
GPU                                         -208
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS**                  -193

ALL INDUSTRY AVERAGE: +17%

* FISCAL FIRST QUARTER
** FISCAL THIRD QUARTER
*** FISCAL FOURTH QUARTER

DATA: COMPUSTAT, PROVIDED BY STANDARD & POOR'S MARKET SERVICES


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