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"Corporate America's Profit Surprise" (Corporate Scoreboard, May 17)


Corrections & Clarifications

"Corporate America's profit surprise" (Corporate Scoreboard, May 17)

In "Corporate America's profit surprise" (Corporate Scoreboard, May 17), the correct first-quarter 1999 sales for American General Corp. were $2.62 billion, a 6% increase. The correct first-quarter 1999 profit margin was 11%. For Brunswick Corp., the correct 12-month earnings per share was $1.83, making the price-earnings ratio 12.Return to top

"More on Mike Milken, then and now" (Readers Report, May 31)

A letter in Readers Report ("More on Mike Milken, then and now," May 31) should have read: "Your cover story...misstated the reasons Knowledge Universe acquired Children's Discovery Center." Due to an editing error, the statement was incorrectly attributed to Mike Milken.Return to top

"Heavy (equipment) hitter" (In Business This Week, May 31)

"Heavy (equipment) hitter" (In Business This Week, May 31) incorrectly said that Case's former parent, Tenneco, agreed to sell the company to New Holland. Case was spun off in 1994, so the decision to sell was Case's.Return to top


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