CURRENT QTR. SALES         QTR. PROFITS       EST. EPS   REPORTED
                  (MILLIONS)       % CHG.  (MILLIONS) % CHG.  (2/13)    EPS    DIFF.
      
      INDUSTRIALS     155,333.4       +15   11,337.2   +31      0.93    1.04   +0.11
      ABBOTT 
      LABORATORIES      2,524.4       +14      417.3   +14      0.51    0.52   +0.01
      AK STEEL HOLDING    610.4       +37       68.3  +563      1.62    2.44   +0.82
      ALCOA             3,009.8       +35      193.8    NM      0.65    1.08   +0.43
      BOISE CASCADE     1,223.0       +30       57.0    NM      0.67    0.93   +0.26
      CATERPILLAR       3,913.0       +19      300.0   +56      1.23    1.50   +0.27
      CHAMPION 
      INTERNATIONAL     1,634.0       +33      131.2    NM      0.99    1.33   +0.34
      CHRYSLER         13,600.0        +3      592.0   -37      2.60    1.59   -1.01
      COCA-COLA         3,854.0       +15      638.0   +22      0.48    0.50   +0.02
      CONA-
      GRA************** 5,757.6        +3      118.5   +14      0.50    0.49   -0.01
      COOPER TIRE & 
      RUBBER              365.4       +11       27.2    +3      0.37    0.33   -0.04
      CORNING           1,123.0       +17       79.4   +37      0.33    0.35   +0.02
      CPC 
      INTERNATIONAL     1,954.6       +12      111.0   +13      0.70    0.73   +0.03
      DOLE FOOD           925.3       +13       23.6   -21      0.52    0.40   -0.12
      EASTMAN KODAK     3,209.0       +15      262.0   +81      0.54    0.77   +0.23
      FORD             34,783.0       +14    1,550.0   +71      1.46    1.44   -0.02
      GENERAL 
      ELECTRIC         15,126.0       +18    1,372.0   +13      0.81    0.81    --
      GEORGIA-PACIFIC   3,477.0       +18      232.0  +314      2.14    2.59   +0.45
      INLAND STEEL      1,257.7       +17       44.0  +379      0.85    0.84   -0.01
      INTERNATIONAL 
      PAPER             4,500.0       +32      246.0  +224      1.67    1.95   +0.28
      ITT               6,538.0       +26      228.0   +13      1.75    1.91   +0.16
      JOHNSON & 
      JOHNSON           4,496.0       +22      654.0   +20      0.95    1.02   +0.07
      LILLY (ELI)       1,717.3       +31      374.8   +25      1.15    1.30   +0.15
      MATTEL              543.6       +12       27.0   +12      0.13    0.12   -0.01
      McDONNELL 
      DOUGLAS           3,333.0       +13      159.0   +19      1.26    1.38   +0.12
      MERCK             3,817.3        +9      757.4   +12      0.61    0.61    --
      PFIZER            2,402.9       +21      420.4   +13      1.34    1.35   +0.01
      PHILIP MORRIS    16,517.0        +7    1,363.0   +16      1.57    1.60   +0.03
      ROCKWELL 
      INTERNA-
      TIONAL*******     3,361.0       +22      191.4   +24      0.77    0.88   +0.11
      RUBBERMAID          563.9       +15       54.1    +7      0.35    0.34   -0.01
      SCOTT PAPER       1,003.3       +21       96.9  +240      1.19    1.28   +0.09
      TRW               2,596.3       +20      114.7   +79      1.36    1.74   +0.38
      UPJOHN              866.7        +7      151.6   +22      0.64    0.85   +0.21
      WEYERHAEUSER      2,745.0       +15      206.6   +63      1.01    1.00   -0.01
      WHIRLPOOL         1,985.0        +6       75.0   +12      1.06    1.00   -0.06
      SERVICES         30,957.9        +3    3,920.1    -2      0.96    1.02   +0.06
      AMR               3,970.0        +4       38.0    NM      0.35    0.48   +0.13
      BANKAMERICA            NA        NA      611.0   +19      1.43    1.45   +0.02
      BANKERS TRUST 
      NEW YORK               NA        NA     -157.0    NM      1.72    -2.11  -3.83
      BARNETT BANKS          NA        NA      128.7    +9      1.24    1.27   +0.03
      BEAR STEARNS
      **************    1,027.4       +14       82.7   -28      0.38    0.60   +0.22
      CBS                 897.7       -28       21.9   -68      0.63    0.32   -0.31
      CHASE MANHATTAN        NA        NA      260.0   -29      1.25    1.29   +0.04
      CHEMICAL BANKING       NA        NA      396.0   +24      1.37    1.51   +0.14
      CITICORP               NA        NA      829.0   +36      1.41    1.53   +0.12
      DOW JONES           545.4        +9       46.4    +8      0.47    0.48   +0.01
      FEDERAL EX-
      PRESS*******
      *******           2,332.6       +12       63.1   +102     0.72    0.85*  +0.13
      GANNETT             913.8        +4       86.2    +10     0.60    0.62   +0.02
      HILTON HOTELS       381.9       +12       32.0    +41     0.62    0.66   +0.04
      HUNT (J. B.) 
      TRANSPORT           309.4       +17        4.9    -15     0.17    0.13   -0.04
      KROGER            5,465.0        +3       64.5    +16     0.56    0.56    --
      McGRAW-HILL         568.5        +2       14.0     -7     0.28    0.28    -- 
      MERRILL LYNCH     5,203.9       +10      227.3    -39     0.94    1.08   +0.14
      MORGAN (J. P.)         NA        NA      255.0    -26     1.47    1.27   -0.20
      NATIONSBANK            NA        NA      443.0     +6     1.56    1.60   +0.04
      ROADWAY SERVICES  1,087.0        +6        5.9    -63     0.41    0.15   -0.26
      SCHWAB (CHARLES)    376.1       +16       38.4     +1     0.40    0.44   +0.04
      TIME WARNER       1,817.0       +17      -47.0     NM    -0.12   -0.13  -0.01
      TRAVELERS         4,298.9       -10      340.0      0     0.95    1.01   +0.06
      USAIR             1,763.3        +5      -96.9     NM    -2.61   -1.91  +0.70
      WELLS FARGO            NA        NA      233.0    +15     4.27    4.41   +0.14
      TECHNOLOGY       24,936.9       +18    2,343.8    +67     0.81    0.89   +0.08
      ADVANCED MICRO 
      DEVICES             620.1       +21      96.8     +14     0.86    0.96   +0.10
      CONNER PERIPHERALS  610.4        +8       0.1      NM     0.18    0.00   -0.18
      DIGITAL EQUIP-
      MENT**************3,467.5        +6      73.7      NM     0.24    0.44   +0.20
      GENENTECH           239.0       +26      43.4     +12     0.30    0.36   +0.06
      HONEYWELL         1,478.7       +10      54.7     +15     0.41    0.43   +0.02
      INTEL             3,557.0       +34     889.0     +44     1.63    2.04   +0.41
      LOTUS DEVELOPMENT   202.6       -18     -17.5      NM     0.26   -0.36   -0.62
      MICRO-
      SOFT**************1,587.0       +28     396.0     +55     0.58    0.63   +0.05
      MOTOROLA          6,011.0       +28     372.0     +25     0.65    0.61   -0.04
      POLAROID            409.6       -11     -75.8      NM    -0.39   -1.66  -1.27
      RAYTHEON          2,387.0        +3     173.9      NM     1.41    1.41    --
      SUN MICRO-SYSTEMS
      **************    1,505.0       +26     107.5     +87     0.84    1.09   +0.25
      TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 2,862.0       +17     230.0     +72     2.05    2.41   +0.36
      UTILITIES & 
      TELECOM          45,651.0        +4   4,275.8     +22     0.67    0.68   +0.01
      AMERITECH         3,145.7        +4      78.9      NM     0.76    0.76*   --
      AT&T             18,262.0        +7   1,198.0     +12     0.81    0.76   -0.05
      BALTIMORE GAS 
      & ELECTRIC          715.3        -7      70.9     -14     0.47    0.41   -0.06
      ENRON             2,300.0        -8     195.0     +13     0.78    0.79   +0.01
      GTE               4,762.0         0     545.0      +8     0.57    0.56   -0.01
      MCI COMMUNICA-
      TIONS             3,561.0       +11     244.0     +17     0.36    0.36    --
      PACIFIC TELESIS   2,254.0        -2     282.0       0     0.69    0.67   -0.02
      PUBLIC SERVICE 
      ENTERPRISE        1,673.8        -7     212.6      -8     0.93    0.87   -0.06
      SBC COMMUNICA
      TIONS             2,877.7        +9     395.2     +10     0.65    0.65    --
      SPRINT            3,271.5        +8     224.3      -1     0.65    0.64   -0.01
      US WEST           2,828.0        +7     330.0      +2     0.71    0.70   -0.01
      ******* Second-quarter results  ************** Third-quarter results    NM = 
      not meaningful     NA = not available      *EPS adjusted for special items
      DATA: STANDARD & POOR'S COMPUSTAT SERVICES, 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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