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Table: How The Giants Stack Up


The Corporation: THE BUSINESS WEEK GLOBAL 1000

TABLE: How the Giants Stack Up

SALES

(BILLIONS OF U.S. DOLLARS)

1 MITSUBISHI CORP. 206.3

2 MITSUI & CO. 201.3

3 ITOCHU 196.9

4 SUMITOMO CORP. 190.8

5 MARUBENI 176.3

6 GENERAL MOTORS 150.6

7 FORD MOTOR 128.4

8 NISSHO IWAI 118.4

9 EXXON 101.5

10 ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL GROUP 97.8

PROFITS

(BILLIONS OF U.S. DOLLARS)

1 ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL GROUP 6.43

2 GENERAL ELECTRIC 5.92

3 FORD MOTOR 5.75

4 GENERAL MOTORS 5.66

5 EXXON 5.10

6 PHILIP MORRIS 4.73

7 AT&T 4.71

8 CHRYSLER 3.71

9 CITICORP 3.42

10 HSBC HOLDINGS 3.26

SHARE-PRICE GAIN

(PERCENTAGE CHANGE FROM 1994 IN U.S. DOLLARS)

1 SAP 225.1

2 LSI LOGIC 181.3

3 3COM 172.3

4 MICRON TECHNOLOGY 164.4

5 INFORMIX 163.0

6 NOKIA 150.5

7 SUN MICROSYSTEMS 115.5

8 WELLCOME 103.3

9 DIGITAL EQUIPMENT 101.1

10 SANTA FE PACIFIC 95.6

RETURN ON EQUITY

(PERCENTAGE)

1 VASTAR RESOURCES 435.9

2 SMITHKLINE BEECHAM 160.1

3 AVON PRODUCTS 142.0

4 DORDTSCHE PETROLEUM 130.6

5 QUAKER OATS 107.9

6 UST 105.4

7 TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM 71.6

8 CBS 71.0

9 RENTOKIL GROUP 65.8

10 WOLTERS KLUWER 64.2

DATA: MORGAN STANLEY CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL, BUSINESS WEEK


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