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Top Ten
1. Teradyne Inc.
2. Analog Devices Inc.
3. LTX Corp.
4. EMC Corp.
5. Helix Tech. Corp.
6. ACT Manufacturing
7. Millipore Corp.
8. Talbots Inc.
9. Cytyc Corp.
10. FleetBoston

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Highest Market Value
Fastest Growth
Biggest Stock Gain
Comeback of the Year
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Overall performance
  1. ACT Manuf.
  2. Provant Inc.
  3. Analog Devices
  4. Sapient Corp.
  5. Foilmark Inc.
Bulls and Bears
  1. J. Jill Group
  2. Inverness Medical
  3. Reebok Intl.
  4. Bostonfed Bancorp
  5. John Hancock
  1. Aztec Tech.
  2. Engage Inc.
  3. CMGI Inc.
  4. Telaxis Comm.
  5. NaviSite Inc.

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Top 50 employers

Ranks the top 50 Massachusetts-based public companies by total worldwide work force.

Rank Company Employees
1Raytheon Co. (Class B)93,700
2TJX Companies Inc.67,000
3Staples Inc.53,458
4Fleetboston Financial Corp.53,000
5Gillette Co.35,200
6EMC Corp.24,100
7State Street Corp.17,602
8Friendly Ice Cream Corp.17,000
9Neiman-Marcus Group Inc.15,150
10Boston Scientific Corp.13,720
11BJ's Wholesale Club Inc.13,650
12Harcourt General Inc.13,200
13Thermo Electron Corp.13,000
14Perkinelmer Inc.12,500
15Bright Horizons Family Solutions11,800
16SLI Inc.10,730
17Talbots Inc.9,300
18Analog Devices9,100
19Polaroid Corp.8,865
20ACT Manufacturing Inc.8,800
21Arch Wireless Inc.8,350
22Iron Mountain Inc.8,300
23Keane Inc.8,203
24Uno Restaurant Corp.7,644
25Unifirst Corp.7,500
26Casual Male Corp.6,714
27Reebok International Ltd.6,000
28CMGI Inc.5,718
29Allmerica Financial Corp.5,700
30Millipore Corp.5,200
31Parametric Technology Corp.4,725
32Acterna Corp.4,700
33Cabot Corp.4,500
34Parexel International Corp.4,200
35GC Companies Inc.3,923
36Cambridge Technology Partner3,824
37New England Business Services Inc.3,779
38Houghton Mifflin Co.3,500
39Sapient Corp.3,360
40American Tower Corp.3,300
42Mestek Inc.3,221
43Waters Corp.3,200
44Steinway Musical Instruments Inc.3,060
45American Biltrite Inc.3,040
46Yankee Candle Inc.3,000
47Renaissance Worldwide Inc.3,000
48Ionics Inc.2,900
49Tucker Anthony Sutro2,876
50DeWolfe Companies Inc.2,829
Data compiled by Compustat.


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