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Top Ten
1. Charles River Labs
2. TJX
3. Perini
4. Investors Fin. Svcs.
5. Gillette
6. Staples
7. OneSource
8. Reebok
9. Bright Horizons
10. State Street
2002 Globe 100

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Highest market value
Highest sales
Comeback of the year
Biggest stock gain
Fastest growth

Overall performance
Bulls and Bears
  1. Clean Harbors
  2. Hologic
  3. NMT Medical
  4. DeWolfe
  5. Indevus Pharm.
  1. Sonus Networks
  2. Art Tech. Group
  3. Praecis Pharm.
  4. American Tower
  5. Dusa Pharmaceutical
Market value
Medical devices
  1. Cytyc
  2. Polymedica Corp.
  3. Perini
  4. Tweeter
  5. Boston Private Fin.
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Globe 100 Charts

  • The Globe 100: Publicly held companies ranked by composite performance score
  • The Market Value 100: Companies ranked by market value as of March 31, 2002
  • The Sales 100: Ranked by net revenue
  • The Return on Equity 100: Companies ranked by 2001 return on average equity
  • Top 10 Return on Equity: Globe 100 companies ranked by 2001 return on average equity.
  • Most Highly Leveraged Companies: Ranked by highest long-term debt to shareholder's equity
  • Top 50 Employers: Mass. public companies ranked by total worldwide work force
  • The Growth 50: Ranked by composite score based equally on 2-year sales and profit growth
  • Most productive employees: Ranked by revenue per employee of Massachusetts-based publicly-traded companies
  • Industry Summary: Look at performance of Mass. publicly traded companies, summed by industry
  • Top 10 revenues Globe 100 companies ranked by 2001 total revenue
  • Top 10 Revenue Growth: Ranked by percent change in revenue, 2000 to 2001
  • Top 15 Profit Growth Globe 100 companies ranked by absolute increase in profits from 2000 to 2001 as a percentage of revenue
  • Biggest Profits: Ranked by absolute profit from continuing operations
  • Biggest Losses: Ranked by absolute loss from continuing operations
  • The Bulls: Companies ranked by percent gain in stock price over a one-year period.
  • The Bears: Companies ranked by percent loss in stock price, over a one-year period.
  • Top 10 Profit Margins: Ranked by profit from continuing operations as a percentage of sales
  • Wall Street Darlings: Ranked by market value to sales ratio
  • Wall Street Wallflowers: Ranked by market value to sales ratio
  • Biggest dividend yields: Companies ranked by dividends as a percentage of stock price.
  • Born Again: Ranked by absolute dollar change from loss to profit in one year
  • Nose Dives: Ranked by absolute dollar change from profit to loss in one year
  • Biggest Banks: Banks and S&Ls, ranked by assets
  • Top Performing Banks:Publicly traded institutions, ranked by income as a percentage of average assets
  • Biggest Biotechnology Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Financial Services Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Manufacturing/Industrial Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Medical Device Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Retail Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Service Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Technology Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Biggest Telecommunications Companies: Ranked by revenue
  • Mass. IPOs: Ranked by market price change since offering

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