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    Globe 100 Charts

  • The Globe Top 100: Publicly held companies ranked by composite performance score.
  • The Sales 100: Ranked by net revenue.
  • The Return on Equity 100: Companies ranked by 1998 return on average equity
  • The Market Value 100: Companies ranked by market value as of March 31, 1999
  • Top 50 Employers: Mass. for-profit companies ranked by number of full time equivalent employees
  • The Growth 50: Ranked by composite score based equally on sales and profit growth
  • Industry Summary: Look at performance of Mass. publicly traded companies, summed by industry
  • Biggest Profits: Ranked by absolute profit from continuing operations
  • Biggest Losses: Ranked by absolute loss from continuing operations
  • Top 10 Profit Margins: Ranked by profit from continuing operations as a percentage of sales
  • Debt-Free Companies: Mass. companies with no long-term debt
  • Most Highly Leveraged Companies: Ranked by highest long-term debt to shareholder's equity
  • Wall Street Darlings: Ranked by market value to sales ration
  • Wall Street Wallflowers: Ranked by market value to sales ratio
  • 1998 Mass. IPOs: Ranked by market price change since offering
  • The Bears: Companies ranked by percent loss in stock price, over a one-year period.
  • The Bulls: Companies ranked by percent gain in stock price over a one-year period.
  • Born Again: Ranked by absolute dollar change from loss to profit in one year
  • Nosedives: Ranked by absolute dollar change from profit to loss in one year
  • Employee Productivity by Industry: Ranked by revenue per employee among Mass.-based publicly traded companies
  • Biggest Banks: Publicly traded institutions, ranked by total assets
  • Top Billion-Dollar Banks: Publicly traded institutions with more than $1 billion in assets, ranked by income as a percentage of average assets
  • Top Small Banks: Publicly traded institutions with less than $1 billion in assets, ranked by income as a percentage of average assets
  • Biggest Retail Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Industrial Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Biotech/Drug/Medical Device Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Service Companies: Ranked by revenue

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