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THE TIMES 100 : THE BEST PERFORMING COMPANIES IN CALIFORNIA : THE VIEW FROM THE STREET : Wall Street's Favorites

April 28, 1992

Companies with highest ratio of stock market value to sales.

4/10/92 1991 Price- Mkt. Value Revenue to-Sales Rank Company ($ Millions) ($ Millions) Ratio 1 Molecular Biosystems Inc. * 324.8 12.2 26.61 2 Xoma Corp. 401.4 17.1 23.42 3 Alza Corp. 3,198.8 139.7 22.89 4 Tejon Ranch Co. * 264.7 13.6 19.43 5 Amgen Inc. 7,780.0 682.0 11.41 6 Chiron Corp. 1,196.8 118.5 10.10 7 Cisco Systems Inc. 2,380.4 244.0 9.75 8 Mail Boxes Etc. 215.2 26.0 8.28 9 Vitesse Semiconductor * 199.1 27.4 7.26 10 Infrasonics Inc. * 96.2 13.3 7.23 11 Calgene Inc. * 167.6 25.8 6.50 12 Genentech Inc. 3,019.0 467.1 6.46 13 BE Avionics Inc. * 138.2 23.3 5.94 14 Franklin Resources Inc. * 1,978.3 333.9 5.92 15 Magma Power Co. 475.6 84.1 5.65 16 Syntex Corp. * 10,541.7 1,870.7 5.64 17 Linear Technology Corp. * 581.5 107.0 5.43 18 Symantec Corp. * 940.5 175.9 5.35 19 Rainbow Technologies Inc. * 93.4 17.5 5.32 20 Network General Corp. * 279.4 56.8 4.92 21 Integrated Systems Inc. * 96.6 22.2 4.36 22 Charter Golf Inc. * 72.9 17.0 4.28 23 Xilinx Inc. 551.4 130.1 4.24 24 Maxim Integrated Products * 317.7 80.0 3.97 25 Adobe Systems Inc. 882.6 229.7 3.84

* See exceptions, Page 54.

Source: MZ Group.

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