Washington Post.com: Post 200 -- Top 100 Public Companies in the Washington Area


By Return on Equity

More Top 100 Lists: By Revenue (Main List)
By Employees By Local Employees By Industry By County
By Return on Equity By Revenue Change By Net Income Change

RankName of CompanyReturn on Equity (%)Rank on
Main List
1 Trak Auto Corp. 360 41
2 Atlantic Coast Airlines Inc. 77 56
3 PHP Healthcare Corp. 45 55
4 Spacehab Inc. 43 85
5 Strayer Education Inc. 40 98
6 Coherent Communications Systems Corp. 37 87
7 BET Holdings Inc. 33 67
8 Snyder Communications, Inc. 30 79
9 Telco Communications Group Inc. 29 38
10 Interstate General Co. L.P. 26 88
11 Marriott International Inc. 26 4
12 Lockheed Martin Corp. 21 2
13 Gannett Co. 21 6
14 NHP Inc. 21 53
15 Avemco Corp. 20 68
16 AES Corp. 20 28
17 Computer Learning Centers Inc. 20 83
18 Computer Data Systems Inc. 20 49
19 Micros Systems Inc. 19 58
20 LCI International Inc. 19 22
21 CACI International Inc. 19 50
22 Danaher Corp. 18 13
23 GSE Systems Inc. 18 75
24 Choice Hotels International 18 39
25 The Washington Post Co. 18 12
26 Life Technologies Inc. 17 44
27 Columbia Gas System Inc. 17 9
28 BDM International Inc. 16 26
29 Mobil Corp. 16 1
30 General Dynamics Corp. 16 8
31 BTG Inc. 15 40
32 Allied Research Corp. 15 73
33 Manugistics Inc. 15 76
34 Washington Gas Light Co. 15 27
35 Allied Capital Commercial Corp. 15 97
36 Harman International Industries Inc. 14 17
37 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust 14 82
38 JP Foodservice Inc. 14 16
39 QuesTech Inc. 14 80
40 Cerbco Inc. 14 90
41 Lafarge Corp. 14 14
42 DavCo Restaurants Inc. 13 54
43 Group 1 Software Inc. 13 95
44 Versar Inc. 13 100
45 VSE Corp. 13 70
46 Cort Business Services Corp. 13 52
47 Fairchild Corp. 12 35
48 Manor Care Inc. 12 20
49 Potomac Electric Power Co. 12 11
50 ICF Kaiser International Inc. 12 19
51 MCI Communications Corp. 11 3
52 Crown Books Corp. 11 48
53 Comnet Corp. 11 96
54 International American Homes Inc. 10 86
55 Giant Food Inc. 10 7
56 SSE Telecom, Inc. 10 94
57 Criimi Mae Inc. 9 71
58 Transaction Network Services Inc. 9 89
59 Halifax Corp. 9 92
60 Storage USA Inc. 8 72
61 American Management Systems Inc. 8 31
62 Amisys Managed Care Systems Inc. 7 93
63 Federal Realty Investment Trust 7 57
64 Washington Homes Inc. 7 59
65 America Online Inc. 6 23
66 Fusion Systems Corp. 6 78
67 NVR Inc. 6 24
68 Ryland Group Inc. 5 15
69 Orbital Sciences Corp. 5 37
70 UNC Inc. 5 29
71 Genicom Corp. 5 46
72 U.S. Office Products Co. 3 33
73 Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. 3 81
74 Banner Aerospace Inc. 1 47
75 Comsat Corp. 1 25
76 GTS Duratek Inc. 1 99
77 Capstar Hotel Company 0 51
78 Charles E. Smith Residential Realty Inc. 0 62
79 Government Technology Services Inc. 0 36
80 GRC International Inc. 0 69
81 Host Marriott Services Corp. 0 18
82 LCC International Inc. 0 66
83 Metrocall Inc. 0 64
84 Microdyne Corp. 0 74
85 World Airways Inc. 0 45
86 WorldCorp Inc. 0 43
-- CarrAmerica Realty Corp. -- 61
-- Dart Group Corp. -- 34
-- Hechinger Co. -- 10
-- Host Marriott Corp. -- 32
-- Intersolv Inc. -- 65
-- Mid Atlantic Medical Services Inc. -- 21
-- Mills Corp. -- 63
-- Nextel Communications Inc. -- 42
-- Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. -- 60
-- PSINet Inc. -- 77
-- Rouse Co. -- 30
-- Saul Centers Inc. -- 84
-- Sunrise Assisted Living Inc. -- 91
-- US Airways Group Inc. -- 5

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