Workshop Portfolio

Wednesday, December 17, 1997

The Daily Workshop Report
by Robert Sheard (TMF Sheard)

LEXINGTON, KY. (Dec. 17, 1997)

For those of us who cotton to the large-cap end of the market (either to choose growth stocks or to find supplements to the Dow high-yield stocks), here's a current run-down of the 100 largest American stocks. There are any number of ways you may use this list, so I leave you to your best devices.

The market capitalization of each stock is listed in millions. (For example, General Electric's market cap is $241 billion.) Enjoy.

 241,364  Gen'l Electric (NYSE: GE)
 171,652  Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT)
 157,977  Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO)
 154,736  Exxon Corp. (NYSE: XON)
 125,667  Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK)
 122,190  Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC)
 109,098  Philip Morris (NYSE: MO)
 107,015  Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG)
 103,536  Int'l Business Mach. (NYSE: IBM)
  98,046  Pfizer  Inc. (NYSE: PFE)
  95,762  Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY)
  93,903  AT&T Corp. (NYSE: T)
  90,702  Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT)
  88,683  Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ)
  72,955  Amer. Int'l Group (NYSE: AIG)
  71,926  Du Pont (NYSE: DD)
  70,388  Bell Atlantic Corp. (NYSE: BEL)
  70,234  Lilly (Eli) (NYSE: LLY)
  66,300  Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HWP)
  65,938  SBC Communications (NYSE: SBC)
  63,336  Disney (Walt) (NYSE: DIS)
  60,302  Citicorp (NYSE: CCI)
  57,850  Mobil Corp. (NYSE: MOB)
  57,382  Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO)
  57,161  Fannie Mae (NYSE: FNM)
  55,593  BellSouth Corp. (NYSE: BLS)
  55,168  Gillette (NYSE: G)
  54,437  BankAmerica Corp. (NYSE: BAC)
  53,857  PepsiCo  Inc. (NYSE: PEP)
  53,847  Ford Motor (NYSE: F)
  51,817  Abbott Labs. (NYSE: ABT)
  51,448  Travelers Group (NYSE: TRV)
  51,391  Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CHV)
  50,173  Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU)
  49,918  Boeing (NYSE: BA)
  49,699  Amer. Home Products (NYSE: AHP)
  47,877  GTE Corp. (NYSE: GTE)
  47,309  Chase Manhattan Corp. (NYSE: CMB)
  45,531  Gen'l Motors (NYSE: GM)
  45,420  Compaq Computer (NYSE: CPQ)
  44,180  NationsBank Corp. (NYSE: NB)
  43,975  Schering-Plough (NYSE: SGP)
  43,070  Home Depot (NYSE: HD)
  42,686  Ameritech Corp. (NYSE: AIT)
  42,485  Amoco Corp. (NYSE: AN)
  42,027  Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB)
  40,903  Amer. Express (NYSE: AXP)
  39,129  Allstate Corp. (NYSE: ALL)
  38,364  Minnesota Mining (NYSE: MMM)
  35,742  Motorola  Inc. (NYSE: MOT)
  33,935  Morgan S.  Dean Witter (NYSE: MWD)
  33,273  Banc One Corp. (NYSE: ONE)
  32,502  McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD)
  30,757  Time Warner (NYSE: TWX)
  30,702  Warner-Lambert (NYSE: WLA)
  30,263  WorldCom  Inc. (Nasdaq: WCOM)
  29,746  Dell Computer (Nasdaq: DELL)
  29,304  Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC)
  29,030  Texaco Inc. (NYSE: TX)
  28,537  Computer Associates (NYSE: CA)
  28,534  First Union Corp. (NYSE: FTU)
  28,234  Freddie Mac (NYSE: FRE)
  27,947  Norwest Corp. (NYSE: NOB)
  27,096  Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB)
  25,793  Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB)
  25,758  Monsanto (NYSE: MTC)
  25,558  Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE)
  24,987  Merrill Lynch & Co. (NYSE: MER)
  24,917  Emerson Electric (NYSE: EMR)
  24,907  MCI Communications (Nasdaq: MCIC)
  24,558  Atlantic Richfield (NYSE: ARC)
  24,299  Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX)
  24,082  Medtronic  Inc. (NYSE: MDT)
  24,001  First Chicago NBD (NYSE: FCN)
  23,849  Chrysler (NYSE: C)
  23,451  U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB)
  22,981  Oracle Corp. (Nasdaq: ORCL)
  22,633  Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW)
  22,308  U S West Communic. (NYSE: USW)
  21,297  AlliedSignal Inc. (NYSE: ALD)
  21,188  Bank of New York (NYSE: BK)
  21,160  CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS)
  21,037  Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: BUD)
  20,940  Morgan (J.P.) & Co (NYSE: JPM)
  20,817  Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL)
  20,475  AirTouch Communic. (NYSE: ATI)
  20,081  Heinz (H.J.) (NYSE: HNZ)
  19,863  Sprint Corp. (NYSE: FON)
  19,801  Kellogg (NYSE: K)
  19,580  Tyco Int'l Ltd. (NYSE: TYC)
  19,332  Electronic Data Sys. (NYSE: EDS)
  19,306  Columbia/HCA Healthcare (NYSE: COL)
  18,940  Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)
  18,591  Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT)
  18,519  Eastman Kodak (NYSE: EK)
  18,516  Fleet Fin'l Group (NYSE: FLT)
  18,487  Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK)
  18,109  Pharmacia & Upjohn (NYSE: PNU)
  17,940  ConAgra  Inc. (NYSE: CAG)
  17,917  Washington Mutual (Nasdaq: WAMU)

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