SALES
                  (BILLIONS OF U.S. DOLLARS)
              1       MITSUBISHI CORP.         206.3
              2       MITSUI & CO.             201.3
              3       ITOCHU                   196.9
              4       SUMITOMO CORP.           190.8
              5       MARUBENI                 176.3
              6       GENERAL MOTORS           150.6
              7       FORD MOTOR               128.4
              8       NISSHO IWAI              118.4
              9       EXXON                    101.5
              10      ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL GROUP   97.8
      
                             PROFITS
                   (BILLIONS OF U.S. DOLLARS)
              1       ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL GROUP   6.43
              2       GENERAL ELECTRIC          5.92
              3       FORD MOTOR                5.75
              4       GENERAL MOTORS            5.66
              5       EXXON                     5.10
              6       PHILIP MORRIS             4.73
              7       AT&T                      4.71
              8       CHRYSLER                  3.71
              9       CITICORP                  3.42
              10      HSBC HOLDINGS             3.26
      
                         SHARE-PRICE GAIN
         (PERCENTAGE CHANGE FROM 1994 IN U.S. DOLLARS)
              1       SAP                      225.1
              2       LSI LOGIC                181.3
              3       3COM                     172.3
              4       MICRON TECHNOLOGY        164.4
              5       INFORMIX                 163.0
              6       NOKIA                    150.5
              7       SUN MICROSYSTEMS         115.5
              8       WELLCOME                 103.3
              9       DIGITAL EQUIPMENT        101.1
              10      SANTA FE PACIFIC          95.6
      
                        RETURN ON EQUITY
                          (PERCENTAGE)
              1       VASTAR RESOURCES            435.9
              2       SMITHKLINE BEECHAM          160.1
              3       AVON PRODUCTS               142.0
              4       DORDTSCHE PETROLEUM         130.6
              5       QUAKER OATS                 107.9
              6       UST                         105.4
              7       TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM   71.6
              8       CBS                          71.0
              9       RENTOKIL GROUP               65.8
              10      WOLTERS KLUWER               64.2
      
      DATA: MORGAN STANLEY CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL, BUSINESS WEEK
      
      
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