Table: The Top 10 Nonacquirers

                    MARKET-VALUE 
                          APPRECIATION VS. 
                          INDUSTRY INDEX
      Andrew                  1.28
      Freeport-McMoRan C&G    1.27
      Cabletron Systems       1.27
      Micron Technology       1.23
      Applied Materials       1.23
      Lowes                   1.22
      Compaq Computer         1.21
      Hercules                1.19
      Enron Oil & Gas         1.18
      Engelhard               1.17
      
      DATA: MERCER MANAGEMENT CONSULTING, SECURITIES DATA CO., S&P'S COMPUSTAT, BW
      

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