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By Return on Equity By Revenue Change By Net Income Change

Industry Name of Company '96 Revenue
($ 000s)
Rank on
Main List
Aerospace parts distributor Banner Aerospace Inc. 287,880 47
Air transportation World Airways Inc. 309,587 45
Airline US Airways Group Inc. 8,140,000 5
Airline Atlantic Coast Airlines Inc. 182,484 56
Assisted living provider Sunrise Assisted Living Inc. 47,345 91
Aviation services UNC Inc. 832,063 29
Biotechnology Life Technologies Inc. 310,339 44
Cable television BET Holdings Inc. 132,000 67
Computer hardware and services Genicom Corp. 303,258 46
Computer reseller Government Technology Services Inc. 491,642 36
Computer services Computer Data Systems Inc. 251,099 49
Concessions operator Host Marriott Services Corp. 1,277,700 18
Consulting American Management Systems Inc. 812,000 31
Data communications services Transaction Network Services Inc. 52,300 89
Developer Rouse Co. 831,917 30
Developer Interstate General Co. L.P. 54,374 88
Diversified Microdyne Corp. 99,155 74
Diversified services Cerbco Inc. 50,680 90
Education Strayer Education Inc. 45,005 98
Electric energy production AES Corp. 835,000 28
Energy Mobil Corp. 81,503,000 1
Energy-gas pipelines Columbia Gas System Inc. 3,354,000 9
Environmental services Versar Inc. 44,283 100
Environmental technology-engineering GTS Duratek Inc. 44,285 99
Food distributor JP Foodservice Inc. 1,449,303 16
Furniture rental--
retail
Cort Business Services Corp. 234,149 52
Government services GRC International Inc. 124,500 69
Government services VSE Corp. 120,087 70
Government services Halifax Corp. 47,159 92
Health care Manor Care Inc. 1,248,197 20
Health care services PHP Healthcare Corp. 203,400 55
Health care software Amisys Managed Care Systems Inc. 46,438 93
Health services Mid Atlantic Medical Services Inc. 1,133,742 21
Holding company WorldCorp Inc. 313,672 43
Home building and finance Ryland Group Inc. 1,580,186 15
Home building and finance NVR Inc. 1,076,699 24
Homebuilding International American Homes Inc. 55,983 86
Hotel franchising Choice Hotels International 374,873 39
Hotel management, other services Marriott International Inc. 10,172,000 4
Hotel real estate Host Marriott Corp. 732,000 32
Hotels investment and management Capstar Hotel Company 243,005 51
Information systems CACI International Inc. 244,615 50
Information technology BDM International Inc. 1,001,559 26
Information technology BTG Inc. 369,775 40
Insurance Avemco Corp. 127,890 68
Internet access PSINet Inc. 89,800 77
Manufacturing--
aerospace
Lockheed Martin Corp. 26,875,000 2
Manufacturing--
aerospace
Fairchild Corp. 500,810 35
Manufacturing--
audio products
Harman International Industries Inc. 1,361,595 17
Manufacturing--
defense
General Dynamics Corp. 3,580,000 8
Manufacturing--
defense and electronic security
Allied Research Corp. 104,000 73
Manufacturing--
diversified
Danaher Corp. 1,811,878 13
Manufacturing--
semiconductor machinery
Fusion Systems Corp. 84,600 78
Manufacturing--
cement
Lafarge Corp. 1,649,300 14
Marketing Snyder Communications, Inc. 82,840 79
Media Gannett Co. 4,421,107 6
Media The Washington Post Co. 1,853,445 12
Office products retailer U.S. Office Products Co. 701,949 33
Online computer service America Online Inc. 1,093,854 23
Orthotic and prosthetic devices Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. 66,806 81
Point-of-sale and property management systems Micros Systems Inc. 178,049 58
Prepackaged software Manugistics Inc. 94,722 76
Professional services ICF Kaiser International Inc. 1,250,000 19
Property management NHP Inc. 219,827 53
Real estate Charles E. Smith Residential Realty Inc. 166,283 62
Real estate investment trust Federal Realty Investment Trust 179,055 57
Real estate investment trust CarrAmerica Realty Corp. 168,900 61
Real estate investment trust Mills Corp. 152,271 63
Real estate investment trust Criimi Mae Inc. 109,170 71
Real estate investment trust Storage USA Inc. 107,517 72
Real estate investment trust Washington Real Estate Investment Trust 65,541 82
Real estate investment trust Saul Centers Inc. 64,023 84
Real estate investment trust Allied Capital Commercial Corp. 45,638 97
Residential homebuilding Washington Homes Inc. 175,025 59
Restaurants DavCo Restaurants Inc. 206,903 54
Retailing--
auto parts
Trak Auto Corp. 344,600 41
Retailing--
holding company
Dart Group Corp. 678,136 34
Retailing--
home improvement
Hechinger Co. 2,199,067 10
Retailing--
supermarkets
Giant Food Inc. 3,880,959 7
Retailing--books Crown Books Corp. 286,411 48
Satellite communications SSE Telecom, Inc. 46,200 94
Software Group 1 Software Inc. 45,875 95
Software and services Comnet Corp. 45,873 96
Software development Intersolv Inc. 145,313 65
Software systems GSE Systems Inc. 96,033 75
Space modules Spacehab Inc. 56,400 85
Space technology Orbital Sciences Corp. 461,435 37
Technical services QuesTech Inc. 72,370 80
Technology training Computer Learning Centers Inc. 64,025 83
Telecommunications MCI Communications Corp. 18,500,000 3
Telecommunications LCI International Inc. 1,100,000 22
Telecommunications Comsat Corp. 1,015,000 25
Telecommunications Telco Communications Group Inc. 428,552 38
Telecommunications Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. 172,972 60
Telecommunications LCC International Inc. 141,570 66
Telecommunications Coherent Communications Systems Corp. 54,431 87
Telecommunications/
paging
Metrocall Inc. 149,957 64
Utility Potomac Electric Power Co. 2,010,311 11
Utility Washington Gas Light Co. 969,778 27
Wireless telecommunications Nextel Communications Inc. 332,938 42

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