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Earnings Watch

October 21, 1998

A sampling of companies reporting quarterly earnings Tuesday, ranked by year-over-year growth, and companies due to report today, ranked by analysts' forecast change in earnings per share (EPS) from the year-ago quarter, compiled by First Call:

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Reporting Tuesday

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Pct. above/ 1997 Year- Ticker Consensus Actual below 3rd-qtr. over-year Company symbol EPS EPS estimate EPS % growth St. Jude Medical STJ $0.34 $0.35 +3% $0.20 Microsoft MSFT 0.49 0.56 +14 0.36 EMC EMC 0.36 0.38 +6 0.25 Pulte PHM 0.64 0.64 0 0.43 Duke Energy DUK 1.10 1.18 +7 0.83 Southwest Airlines LUV 0.37 0.37 0 0.27 Dana DCN 0.81 0.82 +1 0.64 ITT Industries IIN 0.49 0.52 +6 0.41 Honeywell HON 1.13 1.14 +1 0.92 Schering-Plough SGP 0.57 0.58 +2 0.48 +21 Reynolds Metals RLM 0.84 0.89 +6 0.74 +20 Mallinckrodt MKG 0.40 0.44 +10 0.37 Paccar PCAR 1.25 1.23 -2 1.05 Ecolab ECL 0.35 0.35 0 0.30 Pitney-Bowes PBI 0.50 0.50 0 0.43 IBM IBM 1.53 1.56 +2 1.35 BellSouth BLS 0.82 0.82 0 0.71 Bristol-Myers BMY 0.95 0.95 0 0.84 Mellon Bank MEL 0.82 0.82 0 0.73 Lockheed Martin LMT 1.67 1.67 0 1.51 +11 Philip Morris MO 0.83 0.84 +1 0.76 Sprint FON 0.45 0.54 +20 0.49 Illinois Tool Works ITW 0.65 0.65 0 0.59 Burlington North. BNI 0.66 0.66 0 0.60 American Home AHP 0.46 0.46 0 0.42 Computer Assoc. CA 0.48 0.52 +8 0.48 +8 Alltel AT 0.54 0.57 +6 0.53 Praxair PX 0.65 0.66 +2 0.65 +2 Raytheon RTNB 0.86 0.86 0 0.88 Freeport-McMoran FCX 0.14 0.14 0 0.19 Chase Manhattan CMB 0.77 0.82 +6 1.19 -31 Texas Instruments TXN 0.28 0.41 +46 0.60 Springs Industries SMI 0.77 0.80 +4 1.21 Timken TKR 0.24 0.22 -8 0.59

Pct. above/ Ticker Company symbol St. Jude Medical +75% Microsoft +56 EMC +52 Pulte +49 Duke Energy +42 Southwest Airlines +37 Dana +28 ITT Industries +27 Honeywell +24 Schering-Plough SGP Reynolds Metals RLM Mallinckrodt +19 Paccar +17 Ecolab +17 Pitney-Bowes +16 IBM +16 BellSouth +15 Bristol-Myers +13 Mellon Bank +12 Lockheed Martin LMT Philip Morris +11 Sprint +10 Illinois Tool Works +10 Burlington North. +10 American Home +10 Computer Assoc. CA Alltel +8 Praxair PX Raytheon -2 Freeport-McMoran -26 Chase Manhattan CMB Texas Instruments -32 Springs Industries -34 Timken -63

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Reporting Today

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Ticker Consensus Year-ago Predicted Company symbol EPS estimate quarter pct. chg. Rubbermaid RBD $0.30 $0.20 AMR AMR 2.32 1.78 Eli Lilly LLY 0.51 0.40 Harrah 3/8s Entertainment HET 0.49 0.39 US Airways Group U 1.43 1.14 Ingersoll-Rand IR 0.70 0.60 United Technologies UTX 1.36 1.18 Ryder System R 0.51 0.45 Tandy TAN 0.44 0.39 US West USW 0.74 0.66 +12 Newell NWL 0.60 0.54 Fleet Financial Group FLT 0.66 0.60 Bell Atlantic BEL 0.68 0.62 Central & South West CSR 0.94 0.87 Allstate ALL 0.74 0.69 Williams WMB 0.21 0.20 Genuine Parts GPC 0.49 0.47 UST UST 0.64 0.62 Tenneco TEN 0.64 0.62 +3 Liz Claiborne LIZ 0.97 0.95 Regions Financial RGBK 0.57 0.56 Stanley Works SWK 0.54 0.54 Mercantile Bancorp MTL 0.71 0.71 Harris HRS 0.51 0.55 Halliburton HAL 0.42 0.47 Allegheny Teledyne ALT 0.31 0.36 Armco AS 0.16 0.20 DuPont DD 0.66 0.85 Exxon XON 0.56 0.73 Dun & Bradstreet DNB 0.37 0.51 Nucor NUE 0.61 0.91 Amoco AN 0.32 0.65 Texaco TX 0.41 0.91 Burlington Resources BR 0.04 0.37 Republic New York RNB 0.05 0.98 Occidental Petroleum OXY 0.00 0.57 Jostens JOS -0.24 -0.16 NM* Homestake Mining HM -0.05 -0.13

Ticker Company symbol Rubbermaid +50% AMR +30 Eli Lilly +28 Harrah 3/8s Entertainment +26 US Airways Group +25 Ingersoll-Rand +17 United Technologies +15 Ryder System +13 Tandy +13 US West USW Newell +11 Fleet Financial Group +10 Bell Atlantic +10 Central & South West +8 Allstate +7 Williams +5 Genuine Parts +4 UST +3 Tenneco TEN Liz Claiborne +2 Regions Financial +2 Stanley Works +0 Mercantile Bancorp +0 Harris -7 Halliburton -11 Allegheny Teledyne -14 Armco -20 DuPont -22 Exxon -23 Dun & Bradstreet -27 Nucor -33 Amoco -51 Texaco -55 Burlington Resources -89 Republic New York -95 Occidental Petroleum -100 Jostens JOS Homestake Mining NM*

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* NM = not meaningful. A loss in any period makes percentage change not calculable.Note: Year-over-year growth and percentage changes are based on earnings-per-share figures and may differ from percentage changes based on total profit.

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