CURRENT QTR. SALES      QTR. PROFITS       EST. EPS  REPORTED
                (MILLIONS)      % CHG.  (MILLIONS)      % CHG.  (11/23) EPS   DIFF.
      
      INDUSTRIALS     196,236.6        +9   13,583.4   +56     0.93    1.01   +0.08
      ABBOTT
      LABORATORIES      2,481.9        +11     422.6   +8      0.53    0.53    --
      ALCOA             2,641.8        +14     368.0   NM      0.72    0.75*  +0.03
      AMERICAN BRANDS   3,750.1        +7      471.9  +228     0.93    1.02*  +0.09
      AMERICAN HOME
      PRODUCTS          2,585.8        +22     399.5   +4      1.29    1.30   +0.01
      AMOCO             6,952.0        +6      536.0   -8      1.01    1.08   +0.07
      BAUSCH & LOMB       479.1        -1      -62.9   NM      0.73    -1.05  -1.78
      BOEING            5,120.0        -9      157.0   -48     0.37    0.46   +0.09
      BRISTOL-MYERS
      SQUIBB            3,247.5        +9      98.6    -61     1.15    1.15*   --
      CATERPILLAR       3,928.0        +24     279.0   +89     1.18    1.38   +0.20
      CHAMPION
      INTERNATIONAL     1,465.4        +13     102.3   NM      0.42    1.02   +0.60
      CHEVRON           8,035.0        +3      525.0   +79     0.80    0.81   +0.01
      CHRYSLER         14,260.0       +19     1,168.0  +50     2.51    3.20   0.69
      CORNING           1,280.7        +17     35.0    NM      0.49    0.14   -0.35
      DUPONT           10,429.0        +10    646.0  +173      0.84    0.95   +0.11
      EXXON            30,561.0         +9  1,900.0   +27      1.08    1.53   +0.45
      GENERAL ELECTRIC 17,791.0         +5  1,685.0   +18      0.99    0.99    --
      INLAND STEEL
      INDUSTRIES        1,156.2        +18     35.9    NM      0.67    0.66   -0.01
      JOHNSON & JOHNSON 4,090.0        +16     378.0   +13     0.59    0.59    --
      KELLOGG           1,592.0        +2      153.3   +3      0.71    0.70   -0.01
      KIMBERLY-CLARK    1,920.8        +9      105.6   -25     0.86    0.66   -0.20
      MARTIN MARIETTA   2,785.9        -13     139.5   +18     1.12    1.30   +0.18
      McDONNELL DOUGLAS 3,512.0        -3      165.0   NM      1.35    1.39   +0.04
      MERCK             3,871.5        +29     773.0   +15     0.61    0.61    --
      MINNESOTA
      MINING & MFG.     3,855.0       +11      332.0   +16     0.79    0.79    --
      MOBIL            18,892.0       +12      523.0   +50     1.41    1.28   -0.13
      MONSANTO          2,090.0       +11       54.0    -7     0.54    0.51   -0.03
      PACCAR            1,113.5       +24       57.1   +25     1.40    1.47   +0.07
      PHILIP MORRIS    16,501.0       +12    1,092.0  +222     1.26    1.27   +0.01
      PPG INDUSTRIES    1,659.7        +20     151.0  +180     0.67    0.72   +0.05
      REYNOLDS METALS   1,684.4        +24     68.9    NM      0.36    0.71*  +0.35
      TELEDYNE            644.4        +2      16.4    +4      0.42    0.30   -0.12
      TEXACO            8,959.0        +4      381.0   +9      0.95    1.42   +0.47
      TRW               2,446.7        +22     100.2   +58     1.38    1.49   +0.11
      WARNER-LAMBERT    1,720.8        +12     137.6   NM      1.01    1.02   +0.01
      WEYERHAEUSER      2,733.5        +5      188.9   +86     0.81    0.91   +0.10
      SERVICES         31,197.5       +13     4,444.5   +2     1.21    1.26   +0.05
      AMERICAN
      EXPRESS           3,802.0       +9      335.0   +15     0.67    0.65   -0.02
      AMR               3,995.0      +11     -123.0    NM     0.19    0.59*  +0.40
      BANKAMERICA        NA           NA      591.0   +19     1.41    1.41    --
      BANKERS TRUST
      NEW YORK           NA           NA      101.0   -64     2.21    1.19   -1.02
      BEAR
      STEARNS*******    826.7        -17      32.9    -76     0.38    0.22   -0.16
      BURLINGTON
      NORTHERN         1,344.0        +8      142.0   +20     1.43    1.51   +0.08
      CHASE MANHATTAN    NA           NA      229.0   -27     1.33    1.10   -0.23
      CHEMICAL BANKING   NA           NA      179.0   -48     1.40    1.24*  -0.16
      CITICORP           NA           NA    1,042.0   +81     1.41    2.20   +0.79
      CSX             2,540.0       +10       239.0   +58     1.90    1.89*  -0.01
      HILTON HOTELS     405.3       +10        38.1   +18     0.67    0.79   +0.12
      MERRILL LYNCH   4,483.8        -1       161.6   -53     1.29    0.76   -0.53
      MORGAN (J.P.)    NA             NA      193.0   -51     1.67    0.96   -0.71
      NATIONSBANK      NA             NA      405.0   +9      1.57    1.45   -0.12
      NORTHWEST
      AIRLINES         2,192.0        +2      35.9   +242     0.11    0.23   +0.12
      ROADWAY SERVICES 1,526.6        +11     13.7    -68     0.77    0.35   -0.42
      SCHWAB (CHARLES)   270.4        +5       33.8   +19     0.56    0.58   +0.02
      TRAVELERS        4,380.7      +103      333.5   +12     1.02    0.99   -0.03
      UAL              3,439.0        +3       11.0    NM    -0.68   -0.98  -0.30
      UNION PACIFIC    1,992.0        +4      235.0    0      1.12    1.14   +0.02
      WELLS FARGO         NA          NA      216.0   +14     3.95    3.96   +0.01
      TECHNOLOGY      43,957.2        +14   3,432.0   +53     0.98    1.09   +0.11
      ADVANCED MICRO
      DEVICES            545.2       +32      40.8    -2      0.76    0.39   -0.37
      APPLE COMPUTER-
      **************   2,832.0       +15     188.0  +370     1.04    1.55   +0.51
      COMPAQ COMPUTER  3,251.0       +48     243.0   +61     0.93    0.90   -0.03
      CONNER
      PERIPHERALS        591.6        +3      44.2   +423     0.28    0.84   +0.56
      GENENTECH          207.8       +29       18.6    0      0.24    0.15   -0.09
      HONEYWELL        1,737.7        +7      104.9   -7      0.82    0.81   -0.01
      IBM             19,897.0       +3     1,230.0  +222     1.70    2.06   +0.36
      INTEL            3,228.0        +35     372.0   -37     1.57    1.56*  -0.01
      LOTUS DEVELOP-
      MENT               264.5         -5      14.4    -51     0.45    0.30   -0.15
      MICROSOFT******* 1,482.0        +31     373.0   +29     0.56   0.60    +0.04
      MOTOROLA         6,453.0        +29     515.0   +51     0.70    0.86   +0.16
      RAYTHEON         2,729.0        +8      205.7   +11     1.59    1.61   +0.02
      SILICON
      GRAPHICS*******    524.0       +41       53.9   +48     0.31    0.34   +0.03
      SYBASE             214.4       +56       28.5   +60     0.49    0.52   +0.03
      UTILITIES &
      TELECOM         53,311.8        +6    4,638.2   +84     0.69    0.69    --
      AMERICAN
      ELECTRIC POWER   1,283.0        -4      117.6   -26     0.77    0.56   -0.21
      AMERITECH        3,181.2        +5      429.1   +8      0.76    0.78   +0.02
      AT&T            21,110.0       +11    1,338.0   +72     0.89    0.85   -0.04
      BELL ATLANTIC    3,486.5        +4      314.9   -7      0.81    0.72   -0.09
      BELLSOUTH        4,394.6        +7      558.5   NM      1.04    1.12   +0.08
      NYNEX            3,390.9        0       198.3   -25     0.80    0.80*   --
      PACIFIC GAS &
      ELECTRIC         2,638.2        -3      103.5   -50     0.46    0.21   -0.25
      PACIFIC TELESIS
      GROUP            2,356.0        +3      262.0   NM      0.64    0.62   -0.02
      PUBLIC SERVICE
      ENT. GROUP       1,468.1        0       142.0   +71     0.51    0.54   +0.03
      SBC COMMUNI-
      CATIONS          3,207.6        +11     424.7   +10     0.74    0.71   -0.03
      SCECORP          2,041.7        +11     143.6   -3      0.30    0.30    --
      SOUTHERN         1,915.0        -2      197.0   +26     0.23    0.27   +0.04
      U S WEST         2,839.0        +6      409.0   +55     0.69    0.89   +0.20
      
      ******* Second-quarter results  ************** First-quarter results    NM = 
      not meaningful     NA = not available      *EPS adjusted for special items
      DATA: STANDARD & POOR'S COMPUSTAT, A DIVISION OF McGRAW-HILL INC. EARNINGS 
      ESTIMATE DATA PROVIDED BY I/B/E/S INTERNATIONAL INC.,
      NEW YORK, NY. I/B/E/S IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF I/B/E/S INTERNATIONAL INC.
      
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