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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
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  5. Boston Private Fin.
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Ranked by market value to sales ratio

Rank Company 2001 sales
($ millions)
Market
value
($ millions)
Market
value to
sales ratio
1 Plymouth Rubber (class A) 66.50 2.22 0.03
2 UFP Technologies Inc. 61.57 5.07 0.08
3 Friendly Ice Cream Corp. 561.87 46.32 0.08
4 Perini Corp. 1553.40 130.32 0.08
5 SLI Inc. 851.19 85.06 0.10
6 Manufacturers Services Ltd. 1522.00 170.64 0.11
7 American Biltrite Inc. 418.26 48.19 0.12
8 Westerbeke Corp. 25.93 3.32 0.13
9 Five Star Quality Care Inc. 229.24 33.85 0.15
10 Detwiler Mitchell & Co. 18.65 3.29 0.18
Company's stock must have traded on Dec. 31, 2001, with a price of $1 a share or higher; market value of $1 million of higher. Source: Data compiled by Compustat.


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