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    Wall Street Darlings

    Companies ranked by market value to sales ratio.

    Rank Company Name 1998 Sales
    (millions)
    Market Value
    3/31/99
    (millions)
    Market
    Value to
    Sales ratio
    1 Aware Inc. $11.8 $974.4 82.60
    2 CMGI Inc. $130.0 $8,545.4 65.72
    3 Lycos Inc. $89.5 $3,717.2 41.54
    4 Geotel Communications Corp. $44.9 $1,230.6 27.44
    5 Concord Communications Inc. $395 $738.6 18.71
    6 EMC Corp. $3,973.7 $64,339.1 16.19
    7 Biogen Inc. $557.6 $8,586.1 15.40
    8 Alkermes Inc. $45.1 $678.0 15.02
    9 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. $44.4 $639.9 14.41
    10 American Superconductor Corp. $11.5 $140.3 12.18
    Source: Nordby International Inc., Boulder, Co.


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