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Table: The Undervalued 15


THE BUSINESS WEEK 1000

TABLE: The Undervalued 15

Companies with the lowest ratio of market value to book value compared with

other companies in their industries, ranked by value index

COMPANY MARKET VALUE MARKET VALUE VALUE

1995 AS % OF BOOK INDEX

FHP INTERNATIONAL $1,073 95 69.3

ALBERTO-CULVER 781 234 57.4

TELEPHONE & DATA SYSTEMS 2,476 171 51.9

IBP 1,506 193 51.8

ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES 2,898 167 51.5

HANNAFORD BROTHERS 1,076 244 51.4

FISERV 1,028 303 50.7

COMPUTER SCIENCES 2,702 312 49.1

REVCO D.S. 1,222 168 41.7

AMERICAN GREETINGS 2,185 192 41.0

SHARED MEDICAL SYSTEMS 789 369 40.0

XTRA 852 258 38.2

HEALTH & RETIREMENT 832 135 38.0

MEDIA GENERAL 828 248 36.4

ALLERGAN 1,838 305 35.8

*Index is the percentage by which a company's market-to-book ratio is below

it's industry's average;

companies must also have had three straight years of improving earnings.

DATA COMPILED BY STANDARD & POOR'S COMPUSTAT FROM SUCH SOURCES AS STATISTICAL

SERVICES, NEWSPAPERS, REGISTRATION STATEMENTS, AND COMPANY REPORTS THAT SPC

BELIEVES TO BE RELIABLE BUT THAT ARE NOT GUARANTEED BY EITHER SPC OR BUSINESS

WEEK AS TO CORRECTNESS OR COMPLETENESS. THIS MATERIAL IS NOT AN OFFER TO BUY OR

SELL ANY SECURITY.


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