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Top Ten
1. Charles River Labs
2. TJX
3. Perini
4. Investors Fin. Svcs.
5. Gillette
6. Staples
7. OneSource
8. Reebok
9. Bright Horizons
10. State Street
2002 Globe 100

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Highest sales
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Biggest stock gain
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Bulls and Bears
  Bulls
  1. Clean Harbors
  2. Hologic
  3. NMT Medical
  4. DeWolfe
  5. Indevus Pharm.
  Bears
  1. Sonus Networks
  2. Art Tech. Group
  3. Praecis Pharm.
  4. American Tower
  5. Dusa Pharmaceutical
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Biotech
Medical devices
Growth
  1. Cytyc
  2. Polymedica Corp.
  3. Perini
  4. Tweeter
  5. Boston Private Fin.
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Top 10 profit margin

Ranked by profit from continuing operations as a percentage of sales.

Rank Company 2001 profit
margin (%)
1 Ascential Sotware Corp. 129.84
2 NMT Medical Inc. 49.85
3 Massbank Corp. 37.75
4 Brookline Bancorp 37.63
5 Hingham Institution for Savings 35.70
6 Medford Bancorp 31.89
7 Warren Bancorp 31.66
8 Seacoast Financial Services Corp. 27.39
9 First Essex Bancorp 27.02
10 Firstfed America Bancorp 26.14
Data compiled by Compustat.


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