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TABLE: The Score So Far

A look at Big Blue today--

and when Louis Gerstner took over

1993 1995

SHARE PRICE 50 88

RETURN ON EQUITY None (loss) 18.1%*

EMPLOYMENT 301,542 219,839**

MAINFRAMES AND MINI Sales and profit slump Sales and profits up

PERSONAL COMPUTERS No. 1 worldwide No. 2 worldwide, No. 4 U.S.

SOFTWARE Betting on OS/2 Betting on OS/2

*Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. estimates **As of the preceding December


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