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Rochester’s Top 50

TOP 50 PUBLIC CO. EARNINGS GROWTH RANKED BY TOTAL % CHANGE IN NET INCOME, 1995 TO 1996 1. Goulds Pumps Inc. 91.7 2. CPAC Inc. 71.9 3. Performance Technologies Inc. 54.2 4. Frontier Corp. 50.5 5. Gannett Co. Inc. 35.8 ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

TOP 50 PUBLIC CO. SALES GROWTH RANKED BY TOTAL % CHANGE IN SALES, 1995 TO 1996 1. PSC Inc. 67.0 2. ACC Corp. 63.5 3. CPAC Inc. 52.0 4. IEC Electronics Corp. 40.8 5. Performance Technologies Inc. 38.5 6. Home ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

TOP 50 PUBLIC CO. CEO COMPENSATION RANKED BY TOTAL COMPENSATION IN 1996 Company Compensation(1) Executive 1996 1995 % Change 1. Xerox Corp. Paul Allaire, Chairman & CEO $11,954,873 $6,391,416 87.0 2. Eastman Kodak Co. George Fisher, Chairman & CEO 7,407,535 ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

TOP 50 PUBLIC CO. ANNUALIZED TOTAL RETURNS RANKED BY TOTAL % ONE-YEAR RETURN TO INVESTORS IN 1996 One-Year Five-Year Ten-Year Company Return Return Return 1. ACC Corp. 96.7 40.8 36.1 2. Paychex Inc. 55.6 50.6 33.4 3. Home Properties of ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Rochester’s Top 50 began in 1989 as an effort by this newspaper to systematically measure and analyze the financial performance of the area’s leading publicly held companies. Three years ago, the name was changed to Rochester Business Journal 25 and ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

TOP 50 PUBLIC CO. EMPLOYMENT TRENDS RANKED BY NET CHANGE IN NUMBER OF LOCAL EMPLOYEES, 1996 TO 1997 Number of Local Full-Time Employees(1) Net Change % Change Rank Company From 1996 From 1996 1997 1996 1. Eastman Kodak Co. 400 ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Call it a decent year for Rochester’s Top 50. Not a great year. After seeing astronomical earnings increases in 1995, Eastman Kodak Co.’s profits dropped 19.2 percent and Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s fell 25.8 percent. Fifteen of the Top 25 ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

TOP 50 PRIVATE CO. EMPLOYMENT TRENDS RANKED BY NET CHANGE IN NUMBER OF LOCAL EMPLOYEES, 1996 TO 1997 Number of Local Full-Time Employees(1) Net Change % Change Rank Company From 1996 From 1996 1997 1996 1. The Sutherland Group Ltd. ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

“Michael Jordan and George Fisher are talented, specialized people,” says James Brickley, professor of economics and management at the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. “Talented people command large sums of money.” How large, at ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

ANNUALIZED RETURN–Total return, compounded monthly with dividends reinvested, stated on an annual basis. MARKET VALUE–Share price on March 31, 1997, multiplied by the common shares outstanding from the company’s fiscal 1996 proxy statement or annual report. NA–Not available. NM–Not meaningful. ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

When a single analyst wrote a negative report this spring on ACC Corp., the stock dropped like an anchor. As a mid-cap stock with some $300 million in annual revenues, ACC lacked a broad base of analyst coverage and was ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

As digitization and globalization transform the nature of business, companies hoping to thrive in the future must do more than simply pad the bottom line, wrote Gary Hamel in a recent Fortune magazine cover story. “Unless today’s established corporations learn ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

In the late 1980s, Gleason Corp. appeared to be on the ropes, as poor results put the company under enormous pressure from some key shareholders. But Chairman, President and CEO James Gleason crafted a turnaround strategy for the venerable Rochester ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

“They’d just like a few encouraging words from management,” the president of Local 1170 of the Communications Workers of America adds. If and how often management delivers that message–along with opportunity for advancement, stock options and a good benefits package–can ...

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ITEC & Internet Directory

“The Rochester market is highly technical and there’s an extensive infrastructure here,” says Daniel Terry, executive director of the Rochester ITEC Expo. “We’ve found that a lot of the manufacturers wanted to come to Rochester because there was really no ...

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