BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : SEPTEMBER 25, 2000 ISSUE
COVER STORY

When Audits Fail, Investors Lose

Any restatement of earnings costs investors dearly: Shares are dumped and prices fall. Here are the biggest one-week losses since 1997:
COMPANY LOST MARKET
CAPITALIZATION
(BILLIONS)
1. CENDANT $11.3
2. MICROSTRATEGY 10.4
3. McKESSON HBOC 7.9
4. COLUMBIA-HCA 3.8
5. OXFORD HEALTHCARE 3.4
6. SUNBEAM 1.2
7. GREEN TREE 1.1
8. WASTE MANAGEMENT 0.9
9. RITEAID 0.8


DATA: SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION


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