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3. Perini
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5. Gillette
6. Staples
7. OneSource
8. Reebok
9. Bright Horizons
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  1. Clean Harbors
  2. Hologic
  3. NMT Medical
  4. DeWolfe
  5. Indevus Pharm.
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  1. Sonus Networks
  2. Art Tech. Group
  3. Praecis Pharm.
  4. American Tower
  5. Dusa Pharmaceutical
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  1. Cytyc
  2. Polymedica Corp.
  3. Perini
  4. Tweeter
  5. Boston Private Fin.
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Biggest dividend yields

Companies ranked by dividends as a percentage of stock price.

Rank Company 2001
dividends
12/31/2001
stock price
Dividend
yield
1 SLI Inc. 0.15 2.55 5.88
2 Tech/Ops Sevcon Inc. 0.54 9.25 5.84
3 Nstar 2.08 45.34 4.58
4 FleetBoston Financial Corp. 1.36 35.00 3.89
5 Warren Bancorp 0.46 12.00 3.83
6 L.S. Starrett Co. (class A) 0.80 21.82 3.67
7 Westbank Corp. 0.41 11.30 3.63
8 American Biltrite Inc. 0.50 14.00 3.57
9 New England Business Service Inc. 0.80 25.67 3.12
10 DeWolfe Cos. 0.27 13.50 1.98
Data compiled by Compustat.


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