"Corporate America's Profit Surprise"

In "Corporate America's profit surprise" (Corporate Scoreboard, May 17), the correct first-quarter 1999 sales for American General Corp. were $2.62 billion, a 6% increase. The correct first-quarter 1999 profit margin was 11%. For Brunswick Corp., the correct 12-month earnings per share was $1.83, making the price-earnings ratio 12.

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