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5. Gillette
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The Market Value 100

Companies ranked by market value.

Rank Company Market value
3/31/02
($ millions)
Book value
($ millions)
Market value
as a % of
book value
1 FleetBoston Financial Corp. 36,590.65 17,337.00 211.06
2 Gillette Co. 35,891.77 2,137.00 1,679.54
3 EMC Corp. 26,470.41 7,600.82 348.26
4 State Street Corp. 18,009.24 3,845.00 468.38
5 Analog Devices Inc. 16,438.79 2,883.06 570.19
6 Raytheon Co. 16,286.34 11,290.00 144.26
7 John Hancock Financial Services Inc. 11,355.42 5,865.00 193.61
8 TJX Cos. 10,912.21 1,340.70 813.92
9 Boston Scientific Corp. 10,106.10 2,015.00 501.54
10 Genzyme General 9,266.34 2,280.35 406.36
11 Staples Inc. 9,218.49 2,054.17 448.77
12 Biogen Inc. 7256.07 1,348.83 537.95
13 Teradyne Inc. 7,190.65 1,764.38 407.55
14 Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc. 6,244.84 1,568.24 398.21
15 Waters Corp. 3,662.31 581.75 629.54
16 Thermo Electron Corp. 3,632.10 1,908.14 190.35
17 Cytyc Corp. 3,276.41 350.31 935.29
18 BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. 3,228.50 686.57 470.24
19 Eaton Vance Corp. 2,777.52 327.40 848.36
20 Iron Mountain Inc. 2,676.66 885.96 302.12
21 Investors Financial Services Corp. 2,440.37 342.78 711.94
22 Nstar 2,404.52 1,262.60 190.44
23 Allmerica Financial Corp. 2,374.63 2,391.10 99.31
24 Cabot Corp. 2,292.40 948.00 241.82
25 Talbots Inc. 2,131.86 567.88 375.41
26 Millipore Corp. 2,123.52 393.96 539.03
27 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 2,088.39 475.35 439.34
28 PerkinElmer Inc. 1,880.88 1,363.56 137.94
29 Alkermes Inc. 1,671.49 121.14 1,379.82
30 Affiliated Managers Group 1,594.41 543.34 293.45
31 Reebok International Ltd. 1,586.66 719.94 220.39
32 Interactive Data Corp. 1,583.80 582.67 271.82
33 Parametric Technology Corp. 1,570.33 390.42 402.21
34 Sepracor Inc. 1,514.36 -313.70 -482.74
35 Transkaryotic Therapies Inc. 1,476.62 436.16 338.55
36 Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates Inc. 1,475.37 405.93 363.45
37 Axcelis Technologies Inc. 1,399.51 462.86 302.36
38 Charles River Laboratories International Inc. 1,368.00 289.51 472.52
39 LTX Corp. 1,325.76 324.34 408.76
40 MKS Instruments Inc. 1,297.73 352.87 367.76
41 Commerce Group 1,292.19 812.27 159.08
42 Cognex Corp. 1,277.74 378.04 337.99
43 Yankee Candle Inc. 1,253.90 148.10 846.64
44 Keane Inc. 1,156.02 529.17 218.46
45 Sycamore Networks Inc. 1,081.04 1,121.04 96.43
46 American Tower Corp. 1,016.55 2,869.20 35.43
47 Ascential Sotware Corp. 998.56 820.35 121.72
48 Kronos Inc. 931.90 150.74 618.22
49 Brooks Automation Inc. 919.43 443.01 207.54
50 Haemonetics Corp. 840.54 255.87 328.51
51 Aspen Technology Inc. 728.06 190.64 381.91
52 Mercury Computer Systems Inc. 705.93 160.25 440.53
53 Alpha Industries Inc. 674.48 299.80 224.98
54 Helix Technology Corp. 648.47 92.97 697.53
55 Progress Software Corp. 645.66 185.18 348.67
56 Kopin Corp. 629.61 184.33 341.57
57 Mykrolis Corp. 603.96 243.55 247.98
58 Sapient Corp. 602.02 380.77 158.11
59 PRI Automation Inc. 598.44 107.20 558.22
60 Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc. 597.19 139.63 427.69
61 Ionics Inc. 559.99 423.35 132.28
62 Analogic Corp. 548.99 293.26 187.20
63 Sonus Networks Inc. 534.46 102.89 519.48
64 CMGI Inc. 529.55 737.44 71.81
65 Bruker Daltonics Inc. 525.77 127.55 412.22
66 Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. 525.57 69.50 756.21
67 Vicor Corp. 515.03 264.84 194.47
68 RSA Security Inc. 506.57 353.41 143.34
69 Netegrity Inc. 501.14 176.14 284.51
70 Seacoast Financial Services Corp. 484.87 305.72 158.60
71 Akamai Technologies Inc. 465.22 17.23 2,699.43
72 Brookline Bancorp 457.16 285.45 160.16
73 Tweeter Home Entertainment Group 456.86 346.77 131.75
74 Forrester Research Inc. 444.55 220.40 201.71
75 Immunogen Inc. 440.89 143.01 308.30
76 Matrixone Inc. 414.20 151.09 274.14
77 Interneuron Pharmaceuticals 406.95 47.13 863.47
78 Parexel International Corp. 400.65 186.27 215.09
79 Seachange International Inc. 400.21 154.13 259.67
80 Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. 375.87 89.42 420.36
81 Independent Bank Corp. 371.38 133.26 278.69
82 Avid Technology Inc. 362.20 104.76 345.75
83 Concord Communications Inc. 358.73 63.51 564.86
84 Stride Rite Corp. 345.94 262.24 131.92
85 StorageNetworks Inc. 342.56 220.22 155.56
86 Zoll Medical Corp. 342.26 133.51 256.36
87 J. Jill Group 341.37 112.94 302.27
88 Digitas Inc. 341.21 169.89 200.85
89 Polymedica Corp. 338.49 163.39 207.16
90 New England Business Service Inc. 328.65 121.43 270.65
91 Lightbridge Inc. 325.98 161.52 201.82
92 Circor International Inc. 308.49 222.44 138.69
93 Watts Industries Inc. (class A) 298.92 249.31 119.90
94 Scansoft Inc. 296.80 109.90 270.05
95 Hologic Inc. 292.76 135.96 215.33
96 MRO Software Inc. 283.07 123.57 229.09
97 Pegasystems Inc. 277.25 104.96 264.15
98 Sipex Corp. 274.57 127.82 214.81
99 Biopure Corp. 272.89 68.34 399.29
100 Genzyme Biosurgery 268.85 394.45 68.16
Company stock must trade on one of the three major exchanges and must have traded on March 31, 2002, at $1 or higher a share. Data compiled by Compustat.


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