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Table: Looking At The Record


Cover Story: THE BUSINESS WEEK 1000

TABLE: Looking At The Record

Like the dynamic economy they reflect, the fortunes of the Business Week 1000

are everchanging. Here's a quick way to gauge how growth, renewal, and decline

have reshaped the corporate landscape over the last 12 months.

WHO CAME ON THE LIST...

Industries with the most newcomers on the list this year

INDUSTRY NO.

COMPUTER SOFTWARE & SERVICES 8

SEMICONDUCTORS 7

COAL, OIL & GAS 3

FINANCIAL SERVICES 3

GENERAL MANUFACTURING 3

SPECIAL MACHINERY 3

OTHER METALS 3

DISCOUNT & FASHION RETAILING 2

OTHER SERVICES 2

STEEL 2

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES 2

...AND WHO FELL OFF

Industries with the most companies disappearing from the list this year

INDUSTRY NO.

ELECTRIC UTILITIES -5

APPAREL -4

BUSINESS MACHINES & SERVICES -4

TRUCKING & SHIPPING -4

COMPUTERS & PERIPHERALS -3

EATING PLACES -3

ENTERTAINMENT -3

BEVERAGES -2

GAS UTILITIES -2

ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS -2

AUTO PARTS & EQUIPMENT -2

AIRLINES -2

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING -2

WINNERS...

The market value of these industry groups grew the most from last year

MARKET VALUE DIFFERENCE

INDUSTRY (MILLIONS OF DOLLARS)

COMPUTER SOFTWARE & SVCS $41,231

DRUGS & RESEARCH 39,264

MEDICAL PRODUCTS 24,073

COMPUTERS & PERIPHERALS 24,043

SEMICONDUCTORS 22,247

ELECTRONICS 20,349

BROADCASTING 15,812

TELECOMMUNICATIONS 14,139

FINANCIAL SERVICES 13,593

COAL, OIL & GAS 13,392

PAPER 13,159

BEVERAGES 11,171

PERSONAL CARE 10,515

BANKS-MIDWEST 9,611

INSURANCE 8,431

FOOD PROCESSING 7,462

SPECIAL MACHINERY 5,502

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES 4,737

MISCELLANEOUS LEISURE 4,642

HEALTH-CARE SERVICES 4,491

TOBACCO 4,230

BANKS-WEST & SOUTHWEST 3,950

BANKS-SOUTH & SOUTHEAST 3,697

PAPER CONTAINERS 3,357

GENERAL MANUFACTURING 3,146

...AND LOSERS

The market value of these industry groups dropped the most

MARKET VALUE DIFFERENCE

INDUSTRY (MILLIONS OF DOLLARS)

DISCOUNT & FASHION RETAILING -$24,818

CARS & TRUCKS -20,264

ENTERTAINMENT -16,547

TELEPHONE COMPANIES -13,663

ELECTRIC UTILITIES -13,235

FOREST PRODUCTS -10,072

AIRLINES -5,366

PUBLISHING -4,881

BUSINESS MACHINES & SERVICES -4,873

EATING PLACES -4,824

RAILROADS -4,437

TRUCKING & SHIPPING -4,237

INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION -3,485

APPAREL -3,387

AUTO PARTS & EQUIPMENT -2,634

DATA: STANDARD & POOR'S COMPUSTAT


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