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Table: Winners And Losers In Third Quarter Profits


Corporate Scoreboard

TABLE: Winners and Losers in Third-Quarter Profits

THE INDUSTRIES

PERCENTAGE CHANGE FROM

1994's THIRD QUARTER

CONSTRUCTION & ENG. 821%

FOREST PRODUCTS 476

PAPER CONTAINERS 363

ALUMINUM 280

PAPER 176

AIRLINES 106

GAS UTILITIES 69

ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS 68

SEMICONDUCTORS 49

FINANCIAL SERVICES 45

CHEMICALS 44

INSURANCE 38

INSTRUMENTS 38

INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION 37

BANKS-WEST & SOUTHWEST 35

THE LAGGARDS

PERCENTAGE CHANGE FROM

1994's THIRD QUARTER

GLASS CONTAINERS LOSS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS -74%

PUBLISHING -58

CARS & TRUCKS -39

COMPUTERS & PERIPHERALS -38

APPLIANCES -37

COMPUTER SOFTWARE -33

TEXTILES -29

RETAILING -27

TRUCKING & SHIPPING -22

PERSONAL CARE -19

HOTEL & MOTEL -8

BUSINESS MACHINES & SVCS.-7

MACHINE & HAND TOOLS -7

FOOD DISTRIBUTION -6

THE COMPANIES

WHO MADE THE MOST

MILLIONS OF

DOLLARS

GENERAL ELECTRIC $1,610

EXXON 1,500

PHILIP MORRIS 1,433

INTEL 931

PROCTER & GAMBLE* 896

CITICORP 877

MERCK 862

COCA-COLA 802

MOBIL 786

DUPONT 769

BANKAMERICA 704

GTE 695

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB 690

GENERAL MOTORS 642

WAL-MART STORES** 634

WHO LOST THE MOST

MILLIONS OF

DOLLARS

COMPUTER ASSOC.** -$637

IBM -538

TEXAS UTILITIES -421

BURLINGTON RESOURCES -300

COLGATE-PALMOLIVE -250

TIMES MIRROR -243

MCI COMMUNICATIONS -240

TRANS WORLD AIRLINES -223

CYPRUS AMAX MINERALS -203

BORDERS GROUP** -187

MUSICLAND STORES -145

KERR-McGEE -133

AMERADA HESS -105

TIME WARNER -102

FEDERATED DEPT. STORES** -67

ALL-INDUSTRY AVERAGE: +11% *FISCAL FIRST QUARTER **FISCAL SECOND QUARTER

DATA: STANDARD & POOR'S COMPUSTAT, A DIVISION OF THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES


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