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Stock Group Winners and Losers

Best- and worst-performing industries and companies in each group, with closing stock price, for the week ended Dec. 6. Only stocks trading for $1 or higher are included.

BEST PERFORMERS 1) Cosmetic/personal: +6.6% Alberto-Culver (21 3/4): +10.1% 2) Railroads: +6.0% Santa Fe Pacific (11 3/8): +11.0% 3) Business Equipment: +5.0% Escalade (4 3/4): +11.8% 4) Health: +5.0% Enzo Biochem: (7 7/8) +425% 5) Retail/discount drug: +4.3% Advanced Marketing (4): +23.1% 6) Distillers/brewers: +4.3% Anheuser Busch (57 1/4): +8.5% 7) Drug manufacturers: +4.3% MGI Pharma (18 5/8): +49.0% 8) Food/packaged goods: +3.5% Pioneer Hi-Bred (67 1/4): +11.2% 9) Real estate investment: +3.4% Eastover (6 1/4): +13.6% 10) Food/confections: +2.8% A&W; Brands (35 3/4): +11.7%

WORST PERFORMERS 1) Oil/natural gas production: -2.6% Tipperary (2 3/8): -13.6% 2) Metals/iron/steel: -2.5% Pettibone (1 1/4): -16.7% 3) Building/heavy: -2.2% Software Toolworks (5 1/4): -25.7% 4) Aerospace: -2.2% Aero Systems (2 1/4): -18.2% 5) Metals/rare: -2.0% Sunshine Mining (1 1/8): -18.2% 6) Oil/refining/marketing: -1.8% El Paso Refinery (8 3/4): -32.0% 7) Paper/packaging: -1.4% Kerr Glass (6 5/8): -15.9% 8) Metals/coal: -1.4% Uranium Resources (3): -20.0% 9) Precision instruments: -1.4% Base Ten B (1 1/2): -36.8% 10) Recreation/movies: -1.2% International Movie (1 1/4): -16.7% Source: Media General Financial Services


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