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ONLINE EXTRA TABLE: Web Moneymakers


Company Name Symbol Profit in Q4 Comments

1-800-Flowers FLWS Yes Flower retailer is part of BusinessWeek's Real World Net Index

A.D.A.M. ADAM Yes Health-info company sells Web and other multimedia content to hospitals and health plans

Altiris ATRS Yes Software that lets corporations manage network assets

Amazon AMZN Yes Largest online bookseller and increasingly a huge force throughout retailing; RWII member

Ameritrade AMTD Yes Online stockbroker has wrung big cost savings from acquisition of rival Datek; Also in RWII

Aquantive (formerly Avenue A)

AQNT Yes Online-focused ad agency is riding the revival of the online ad market

Ariba ARBA Yes E-Procurement software company made its first profits in late 2003 (check)

Art Technology Group ARTG Yes Makes marketing, sales and self-service software for e-tailers

Ask Jeeves ASKJ Yes Search engine site has ridden the popularity of search-based advertising

At Road ARDI Yes Makes software to enable mobile e-business, turned profitable in 3Q03

Auto-by-tel ABTL Yes Car-price and review site is beginning to make consistent profits, mostly on referral fees from dealers

Bankrate.com RATE Yes Very solidly so, but beware of barter revenue

BEA Systems BEAS Yes Big middleware maker whose products are widely used in e-commerce

Bluefly BFLY Yes E-tailer backed by George Soros

Callidus CALD Yes 2003 IPO for newly profitable maker of software to run incentive-pay programs

Charles Schwab SCH Yes Discount broker handles more than 80% of trades online

Checkpoint Software CHKP Yes Web security leader recently raised guidance

Chinadotcom CHINA Yes E-commerce software maker focused on Asian markets, based in Hong Kong

Citrix CTXS Yes Software manages access to corporate networks from multiple locations, including over the Net

Click Commerce CKCM Yes Web-based software for customer relationship and e-commerce management

Cnet CNET Yes Collection of technology and shopping sites

Collectors Universe CLCT Yes Specialized site serving collectors of serious collectibles

Concord Communincations CCRD Yes Network management and service level agreement monitoring software.

Concur Technologies CNQR Yes Expense management software, available on ASP model

Coolsavings CSAV.OB Yes Online direct-marketing and coupon company makes small profits, is worth just $21 million in market cap

Corillian CORI Yes Makes e-banking software to support bank Web sites

Ctrip CTRP Yes First Chinese Net travel agency -- IPO 12/03

Cybersource CYBS Yes By a whole $56,000 in 4Q, for e-payments security software vendor

Digital Impact DIGI Yes Runs online direct-marketing programs, market cap $70 million

Digital Insight DGIN Yes Maker of e-banking software for banks, RWII member since August 2003

Digital River DRIV Yes Security scares drive fortunes of electronic software delivery firm with strong ties to Symantec

Digitas DTAS Yes E-consulting firm

DoubleClick DCLK Yes Sells software and services to Web publishers and advertisers

E*Trade ET Yes Impressive turnaround under new CEO for online broker and bank

E.piphany EPNY Yes Customer relationship management software company turned first profit in late 2003

Earthlink ELNK Yes One of the last major access players to turn profitable

Easylink Services EASY Yes Software lets businesses automate forms and business processes

Ebay EBAY Yes The auction giant is one of few Net companies worth more now than at the bubble's peak

eCollege ECLG Yes Sells software to support Internet courses and training programs for business and school districts

Ediets DIET Yes Has been back and forth, depending on marketing spend. Atkins gave them a late-03 boost

eFUNDS EFDS Yes Web is only part of the business of diverse payment-processing company

E-Loan EELN Yes Mortgage site rode the refinancing boom to profitability, now must show it can attract purchase-mortgage business

Embarcadero Technologies EMBT Yes Software to manage database infrastructures

Entrust Technologies ENTU Yes A $60,000 4Q profit for company whose software protects digital IDs

Eresearchtechnology ERES Yes Online support for clinical drug trials

Espeed ESPD Yes Online treasury-bond exchange dominates market, but fourth quarter earnings disappointed

Exult Inc EXLT Yes Does business process outsourcing in human resources

F5 Networks FFIV Yes Content management software

FAST

FAST.OL Yes Sells search technology to corporate Web sites.

FindWhat FWHT Yes Sells search-based advertising for a network of small and mid-sized Web publishers

FutureMedia FMDAY Yes Tiny British e-learning software company with 30 employees

Gaiam GAIA Yes New Age-focused e-tailer based outside Denver

Getty Images GYI Yes Photo agency does most of its business online

GSI Commerce GSIC Yes Provides logistics services to e-retailers

Hanaro HANA Yes Korean broadband provider whose shares trade on Nasdaq

Harris Interactive HPOL Yes Pollster now running more than 80% of surveys online

HealthExtras HLEX Yes Pharmacy Benefits Administration

IndyMac Bancorp NDE Yes Mortgage lender does most of its business through a network of Web-connected brokers

Inforte INFT Yes Consistently profitable e-consulting company with a raft of government agency clients

Infospace INSP Yes Henry Blodget's favorite stock, back from the dead

Infosys INFY Yes Indian outsourcing leader does the grunt work of e-business

InsWeb INSW Yes Made first profit in fourth quarter, with help from non-recurring gains

InterActiveCorp IACI Yes Dominates Internet travel through its Expedia, Hotels.com and Hotwire units

Internet America

GEEK.OB Yes Access provider that trades on bulletin board rather than Nasdaq national market

Internet Gold IGLD Yes Israeli broadband access and content player

Internet Pictures

IPIX Yes Makes software for panning video tours at sites like Expedia and Realtor.com

Internet Security Systems ISSX Yes Product line spans security hardware, software and services

Ipass IPAS Yes Software and services to implement Wi-Fi at corporations

iVillage IVIL Yes Women's portal made first profit as online ad market improved

J3 Global Comm JCOM Yes Runs well-known eFax service, among other businesses

JupiterMedia JUPM Yes Combines Web consulting with a collection of Web-based trade publications

keynote systems KEYN Yes Site monitoring software

Landacorp LCOR Yes E-health software company has agreed to be acquired by an investor group

Lionbridge LIOX Yes Helps companies make their Web assets multilingual

LivePerson LPSN Yes Makes software for online customer support

Looksmart LOOK Yes Won't be profitable for much longer -- lost key partnership with MSN

mamma.com MAMA Yes Obscure search engine whose stock tripled on profit announcement

Marimba MRBA Yes Manages distribution of software and content over corporate networks

Marketwatch.com MKTW Yes Leading financial-news site turned into the black in 03

Mind CTI MNDO Yes Software for online mediation and billing

Modem Media MMPT Yes Online ad agency

Monster MNST Yes Leading job hunting site has been hurt by loss of America Online distribution deal

Net2Phone NTOP Yes Leading Voice-over-Internet carrier

Netbank NTBK Yes One of few Web pure plays to pay a dividend

Netease NTES Yes One of top three Chinese Web portals, with Sohu and Sina

Netegrity NETE Yes ID Management for Web based services

Netflix NFLX Yes Huge Wall Street darling, but 1Q earnings are soft due to faster-than-planned expansion

Netscreen NSCN Yes Security systems and appliance company, being bought by Juniper

Network Associates NET Yes Security software company bought ex-RWII member McAfee.com

NIC EGOV Yes E-government software

Niku NIKU Yes Management software for IT organizations and product developers

OneSource Information Services ONES Yes Content management software

Online Resources ORCC Yes Outsourcer for banks who don't run their own Web sites

Open Text OTEX Yes Content management software

Opsware OPSW Yes 1st profit comes in quarter ending Jan. 31 for maker of data center automation software, chaired by Netscape's Marc Andreessen

Pacific Internet PCNTF Yes Hong Kong broadband play

PEC Solutions PECS Yes E-consultants focused on government markets

Perficient PRFT Yes E-business software maker turned profitable in 2Q03

Persistence Software PRSW Yes E-business software

Priceline PCLN Yes RWII member now supplements name-your-own price with more conventional discount travel selling

Primus Knowledge Solutions PKSI Yes Small software company focused on customer service, including online support

Private Business PBIZ Yes Services include online transaction processing. Tiny but profitable, with $18 million market cap

Provide Commerce PRVD Yes Runs Proflowers.com

Quest Software QSFT Yes Makes database management software

Radware RDWR Yes Israeli maker of security solutions

Raindance Communications RNDC Yes Web and audio conferencing services

Red Envelope REDE Yes But e-tailer's growth in 4Q disappointed market

Red Hat RHAT Yes Leader in software and services based on Linux operating system; many skeptics on its valuation

Register.com RCOM Yes Registers domain names

RSA RSAS Yes E-security pioneer

S1 Corporation SONE Yes eBanking software maker turned into the black after extended turnaround.

Sapient SAPE Yes E-consulting firm has returned to the black after bracing bath of red ink

Secure Computing SCUR Yes Security player turned into the black in 2002

SeeBeyond SBYN Yes Software integration company's products aid in sharing data with business partners

Sina SINA Yes Leading Internet portal in China; Member of RWII

Sohu SOHU Yes Another leading China portal company

SupportSoft SPRT Yes Formerly Support.com, makes software to automate, yet personalize, customer service

Switchboard SWBD Yes Runs Switchboard.com Internet phone-book site

Symantec SYMC Yes RWII member; Security software for consumers--and increasingly for business

Telecommunications Systems TSYS Yes Software for wireless carriers to provide text messaging and other services

TheKnot KNOT Yes Wedding planning site also has print publications

TheStreet TSCM Yes Investing-advice and financial news site was a monster 1999 IPO that set the tone for the bubble

Tibco TIBX Yes Internet infrastructure software

Travelzoo TZOO Yes Travel news and deals

Trend Micro TMIC Yes Security software, based in Japan


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