CURRENT QTR. SALES    QTR. PROFITS      EST. EPS     REPORTED
                      (MILLIONS)   % CHG.  (MILLIONS)   % CHG.  (5/18)  EPS   DIFF.
                       CURRENT QTR. SALES    QTR. PROFITS      EST. EPS     REPORTED
                       (MILLIONS)   % CHG.  (MILLIONS)   % CHG.  (5/18)  EPS   DIFF.
      
      INDUSTRIALS         151,755.3    +11   9,667.4    +9   1.06   1.05   -0.01 
      ABBOTT LABORATORIES   2,500.3    +13     424.0   +13   0.53   0.53   --
      ALCOA                 3,117.3    +26     219.4  +383   1.15   1.23   +0.08
      AMERICAN STANDARD     1,371.0    +21      50.0    NM   0.63   0.65   +0.02
      BOISE CASCADE         1,270.2    +27     105.9    NM   1.21   1.82   +0.61
      CATERPILLAR           4,213.0    +17     323.0   +35   1.57   1.62   +0.05
      CHAMPION INTERNA-
      TIONAL                1,756.4    +41     187.5    NM   1.59   1.93   +0.34
      CHRYSLER             12,500.0     -4     135.0   -86   1.27   0.70*  -0.57
      CINCINNATI MILACRON     413.6    +54       8.4    +6   0.40   0.47*  +0.07
      CONAGRA************** 5,816.8     -1     150.4   +14   0.62   0.63   +0.01
      CORNING               1,306.5    +18    -297.2    NM   0.60   0.48*  -0.12
      CPC INTERNATIONAL     2,040.1    +10     142.0  +851   0.92   0.96   +0.04
      DANA                  1,968.8    +15      89.1   +31   0.81   0.88   +0.07
      EASTMAN KODAK         3,938.0    +15     377.0   +28   1.13   1.11   -0.02
      FORD MOTOR           36,389.0     +8   1,572.0    -8   1.47   1.45   -0.02
      GENERAL ELECTRIC     17,809.0    +19   1,726.0   +11   1.01   1.02   +0.01
      GEORGIA-PACIFIC       3,700.0    +16     265.0    NM   3.09   2.95   -0.14
      GOODRICH (B. F.)        600.6    +11      44.3  +139   1.00   1.63   +0.63
      INLAND STEEL          1,273.5    +12      57.9   +83   1.10   1.08   -0.02
      INTERNATIONAL PAPER   5,100.0    +40     316.0  +247   2.47   2.49   +0.02
      JOHNSON & JOHNSON     4,762.0    +22     661.0   +18   0.99   1.02   +0.03
      LILLY (ELI)           1,614.8    +20     310.0    -3   1.10   1.07   -0.03
      MATTEL                  763.5    +17      67.5   +18   0.28   0.30   +0.02
      McDONNELL DOUGLAS     3,922.0    +21     169.0   +22   1.43   1.48   +0.05
      PFIZER                2,482.0    +29     316.3   +23   0.49   0.50   +0.01
      PHILIP MORRIS        17,129.0     +4   1,410.0   +14   1.67   1.67     --
      REEBOK INTERNATIONAL    788.7     +2      21.4   -58   0.57   0.40*  -0.17
      ROCKWELL INTER-
      NATIONAL*******       3,452.0    +20     197.0   +19   0.85   0.90   +0.05
      RUBBERMAID              556.8     +5      28.8   -49   0.36   0.18   -0.18
      SCOTT PAPER           1,057.5    +16     145.5  +189   0.71   0.96   +0.25
      SHERWIN-WILLIAMS        904.7     +3      73.2    +6   0.88   0.85   -0.03
      TRW                   2,711.6    +17     123.1   +42   1.80   1.84   +0.04
      UPJOHN                  834.7     +2     115.9    -2   0.61   0.66   +0.05
      USX-U. S. STEEL GROUP 1,623.0     +6      81.0   +45   1.09   0.99   -0.10
      WHIRLPOOL             2,069.0     +3      52.0   -38   1.14   0.70   -0.44
      SERVICES             37,477.9     +9   5,413.4   +12   1.09   1.24   +0.15
      AMR                   4,307.0     +5     179.0   +17   2.25   2.31   +0.06
      BANKAMERICA                NA     NA     645.0   +23   1.48   1.53   +0.05
      CBS                     889.6     +1      51.9   -53   1.26   1.12*  -0.14
      CHASE MANHATTAN            NA     NA     281.0    -8   1.32   1.38   +0.06
      CHEMICAL BANKING           NA     NA     453.0   +27   1.47   1.72   +0.25
      CITICORP                   NA     NA     853.0    -3   1.52   1.57   +0.05
      CONTINENTAL AIRLINES  1,478.6     +6     102.0    NM   0.13   3.02   +2.89
      DOW JONES               577.0    +10      49.3    +7   0.51   0.51     --
      FEDERAL 
      EXPRESS************** 2,469.6     +9      87.2    +8   1.64   1.54   -0.10
      FIRST CHICAGO              NA     NA     187.4   +11   1.65   1.90   +0.25
      FIRST FIDELITY BANCORP.    NA     NA     115.3    +3   1.33   1.34   +0.01
      KROGER                5,652.9     +5      82.5   +18   0.64   0.67   +0.03
      MARRIOTT INTER-
      NATIONAL              2,112.0     +7      59.0   +23   0.44   0.45   +0.01
      McGRAW-HILL             712.8    +10      52.8   +10   1.05   1.06   +0.01
      MELLON BANK                NA     NA     172.0    +9   1.11   1.09   -0.02
      MERRILL LYNCH         5,585.0    +25     282.8   +12   1.13   1.40   +0.27
      MORGAN (J. P.)             NA     NA     315.0   -10   1.48   1.56   +0.08
      NATIONSBANK                NA     NA     467.0    +7   1.64   1.70   +0.06
      NBD BANCORP                NA     NA     143.4    +6   0.90   0.91   +0.01
      OFFICE DEPOT          1,200.4    +30      27.4   +32   0.18   0.18   --
      ROADWAY SERVICES      1,097.4    +18      -2.0    NM   0.45  -0.05   -0.50
      SAFEWAY               3,753.4     +4      68.7   +17   0.56   0.57   +0.01
      SCHWAB (CHARLES)        342.7    +33      44.4   +38   0.45   0.50   +0.05
      TIME WARNER           1,907.0    +14      -8.0    NM  -0.07  -0.03   +0.04
      TIMES MIRROR            843.3     +4      26.0   -19   0.15   0.11   -0.04
      TRAVELERS GROUP       4,549.2     -1     405.9   +27   1.05   1.22   +0.17
      UJB FINANCIAL              NA     NA      40.3   +41   0.75   0.72   -0.03
      WELLS FARGO                NA     NA     232.0   +13   4.48   4.51   +0.03
      TECHNOLOGY           41,729.0    +19   4,299.9   +54   1.08   1.19   +0.11
      ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES  626.2    +17      92.0    -1   0.94   0.86   -0.08
      CONNER PERIPHERALS      642.3     -1      16.7   -47   0.16   0.30   +0.14
      CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR   134.3    +34      25.6  +121   0.49   0.54   +0.05
      GENENTECH               233.1    +20      37.2   +11   0.33   0.31   -0.02
      HONEYWELL             1,655.6    +13      68.9   +21   0.51   0.54   +0.03
      IBM                  17,531.0    +14   1,716.0  +149   2.34   2.97   +0.63
      INTEL                 3,894.0    +41     879.0   +37   1.01   0.99   -0.02
      MICRO-
      SOFT**************    1,621.0    +25     368.0    +2   0.61   0.58   -0.03
      MOTOROLA              6,877.0    +26     481.0   +31   0.73   0.80   +0.07
      POLAROID                572.5     -3      22.9   -22   0.62   0.50   -0.12
      RAYTHEON              2,816.0    +11     195.5    +2   1.60   1.60   --
      SUN MICROSYS-
      TEMS**************    1,648.1    +17     128.2   +65   1.17   1.26   +0.09
      SYBASE                  240.0    +26      -9.2    NM   0.13  -0.13   -0.26
      TEXAS INSTRUMENTS     3,238.0    +29     278.0   +51   2.44   2.88   +0.44
      UTILITIES & TELECOM  14,272.4     +5   1,555.9   +16   0.57   0.60   +0.03
      GTE                   5,045.0     +2     582.0    -2   0.61   0.60   -0.01
      OHIO EDISON             593.8     +1      77.1    +4   0.49   0.50   +0.01
      SBC COMMUNICATIONS    2,988.7     +8     442.0   +15   0.70   0.73   +0.03
      SPRINT                3,365.6     +7     245.7   +12   0.69   0.70   +0.01
      TECO ENERGY             349.7     -1      47.3   +11   0.38   0.40   +0.02
      UNICOM                1,559.5     +9     108.9    NM   0.29   0.51   +0.22
      WHEELABRATOR 
      TECHNOLOGIES            370.0    +15      53.0    +9   0.28   0.29   +0.01
      ******* Third-quarter results   ************** Fourth-quarter results   NM = 
      not meaningful   NA = not available   *EPS adjusted for special items
      DATA: STANDARD & POOR'S COMPUSTAT, A DIVISION OF THE McGRAW-HILL COMPANIES. 
      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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