EXHIBIT 1

Changes in Sales Volume and Net Worth for 118 Firms

1985 – 1991

SALES VOLUME

   

Decrease

No Change

Increase

 
  Decrease

4

5

4

13

NET WORTH

No Change

4

15

14

33

  Increase

7

10

55

72

   

15

30

73

118

"Increase" or "Decrease" meant that sales and net worth in 1991 had to differ by more than + five percent from sales and net worth in 1985, respectively.

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EXHIBIT 2

Sample Medians and Means
($000)
(1983 Dollars)

 

MEDIAN

1985

MEAN

1985

MEDIAN

1991

MEAN

1991

Sales $279.0 $1,597.0 $528.0 $2,300.8
Net Worth $16.3 $14.4 $30.8 $57.3
Profits $76.3 $416.3 $150.0 $579.0
Assets $37.2 $267.6 $51.8 $342.7
Debt $40.0 $148.8 $79.1 $236.2

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Last Updated 1/15/97 by Geoff Goldman & Dennis Valencia

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