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Sales growth

(1980-84)

Rank Percent Compound Sales ($000)

'85 '84 Company increase annual '84 '80

rate

1 CONVERGENT TECHNOLOGIES 102,969% 467% $361,772 $351

(San Jose, CA)

2 EXPEDITORS INTL. OF WASHINGTON 32,187 324 51,013 158

(Seattle)

3 BUFFTON (Fort Worth) 26,128 302 43,277 165

4 MICRON TECHNOLOGY (Boise, 22,828 289 87,355 381

ID)

5 SATELCO (San Antonio) 17,356 263 43,116i 247

6 LEE DATA (Eden Prairie, MN) 15,545 254 98,720 631

7 UNGERMANN-BASS 11,896 231 52,302 436

(Santa Clara, CA)

8 14 COMPUTERCRAFT (Houston) 11,602 229 94,084 804

9 1 ENDEVCO (Dallas) 11,108 225 138,420 1,235

10 HYBRITECH (San Diego) 9,323 212 33,827 359

11 ONE POTATO TWO (New Hope, MN) 9,170 210 9,270 100

12 G.D. RITZY'S (Columbus, OH) 9,124 210 13,928 151

13 WALKER TELECOMMUNICATIONS 8,684 206 26,000c 296

(Plainview, NY)

14 FILMTEC (Minneapolis) 7,753 198 9,266 118

15 FUDDRUCKERS (San Antonio) 7,532 196 24,500 321

16 COLLAGEN (Palo Alto, CA) 6,995 190 14,687 207

17 U.S. DESIGN (Lanham, MD) 6,720 187 8,388 123

18 SIMMONS AIRLINES (Chicago) 6,530 185 24,264 366

19 6 CONSUL RESTAURANTS 6,505 185 63,742 965

(Minneapolis)

20 HOGAN SYSTEMS (Dallas) 6,451 184 36,422 556

21 ZIYAD (Denville, NJ) 6,070 180 22,519 365

22 3COM (Mountain View, CA) 5,826 177 16,652 281

23 FINE ART ACQUISITIONS 5,567 174 10,200c 180

(New York City)

24 13 PROTOCOL COMPUTERS 5,174 169 15,822 300

(Woodland Hills, CA)

25 25 HOME HEALTH CARE OF 4,680 163 49,711 1,040

AMERICA (Newport Beach, CA)

26 MICROPRO INTERNATIONAL 4,393 159 66,945 1,490

(San Rafael, CA)

27 AUTOMATIX 4,367 159 20,058 449

(Billerica, MA)

28 SAVOY INDUSTRIES 3,979 153 124,300 3,047

(New York City)

29 TELSTAR (Los Angeles) 3,835 150 8,500c 216

30 42 KAYPRO (Solona 3,691 148 119,564 3,154

Beach, CA)

31 46 TVI ENERGY (Beltsville, MD) 3,626 147 3,950c 106

32 18 SERVAMATIC SYSTEMS 3,578 146 73,600 2,001

(San Ramon, CA)

33 26 HOME DEPOT (Atlanta) 3,547 146 256,184 7,025

34 41 MASSTOR SYSTEMS 3,542 146 26,261 721

(Santa Clara, CA)

35 REID-ASHMAN 3,402 143 4,202 120

(Santa Clara, CA)

36 35 ZYMOS (Sunnyvale, CA) 3,263 141 19,305 574

37 5 HEALTHDYNE (Marietta, GA) 3,128 138 136,633i 4,233

38 MICRO D (Santa Ana, CA) 3,121 138 114,274 3,548

39 DURAKON INDUSTRIES 3,094 138 27,850 872

(Lapeer, MI)

40 45 FIBRONICS INTERNATIONAL 3,087 138 13,097 411

(Hyannis, MA)

41 ENZO BIOCHEM (New York City) 2,981 136 5,115 166

42 PINETREE COMPUTER 2,772 131 4,222 147

SYSTEMS (Dallas)

43 HELM RESOURCES 2,723 130 70,000c 2,480

(New York City)

44 STARTEL (Irvine, CA) 2,473 125 10,033 390

45 39 CENTURI (Binghamton, NY) 2,440 124 150,000 5,906

46 CORVUS SYSTEMS 2,214 119 50,540 2,184

(San Jose, CA)

47 IDEA (Torrance, CA) 2,184 119 4,362 191

48 QUEST MEDICAL 2,132 117 7,500c 336

(Carrollton, TX)

49 69 C. P. REHAB (New York City) 2,055 115 20,627 957

50 SULCUS COMPUTER 2,053 115 2,153 100

(Greensburg, PA)

51 BSD MEDICAL (Salt Lake City) 2,018 115 2,817 133

52 72 AVANT-GARDE COMPUTING 1,972 113 15,396 743

(Mt. Laurel, NJ)

53 PLAINS RESOURCES 1,958 113 10,782 524

(Oklahoma City)

54 EMPI (Findley, MN) 1,885 111 6,293 317

55 PAGE AMERICA GROUP 1,851 110 5,287 271

(New York City)

56 COMPUSHOP (Dallas) 1,817 109 44,100 2,300

57 BAY PACIFIC HEALTH 1,809 109 36,124i 1,892

(San Bruno, CA)

58 AMERICAN HEALTHCARE 1,806 109 255,000c 13,378

MANAGEMENT (Dallas)

59 TOTAL ASSETS PROTECTION 1,792 109 3,500 108

(Arlington, TX)

60 74 BYERS COMMUNICATIONS 1,787 108 28,563 1,514

SYSTEMS (Atlanta)

61 NUTRI-FOODS INT'L 1,741 107 11,506 625

(Montgomery, NY)

62 34 DATA SWITCH (Norwalk, CT) 1,734 107 37,000c 2,017

63 29 PUBLISHERS EQUIPMENT 1,708 106 26,000c 1,438

(Carrollton, TX)

64 10 ATLANTIC SOUTHEAST 1,707 106 43,762 2,422

AIRLINES (College Park, GA)

65 B.I. (Boulder, CO) 1,706 106 1,824 101

66 COLUMBINE EXPLORATION 1,699 106 2,249 125

(Denver)

67 20 TANDON (Chatsworth, CA) 1,661 105 400,793 22,761

68 ACTION PACKETS 1,640 104 2,140 123

(Ocala, FL)

69 KELLY-JOHNSTON 1,610 103 94,603 5,532

ENTERPRISES (Oklahoma City)

70 4 EMULEX (Costa Mesa, CA) 1,594 103 80,169 4,733

71 CHI-CHI'S (Louisville) 1,561 102 161,706 9,735

72 MARQUEST MEDICAL 1,536 101 14,187 867

PRODUCTS (Englewood, CO)

73 55 POPE, EVANS & ROBBINS 1,535 101 196,856 12,041

(New York City)

74 36 HCW (Boston) 1,523 101 16,566 1,021

75 INTERTRANS (Irving, TX) 1,499 100 37,292 2,332

76 9 ZITEL (San Jose, CA) 1,498 100 26,371 1,650

77 38 QMS (Mobile, AL) 1,489 100 31,835 2,003

78 54 TENDER LOVING CARE HEALTH 1,470 99 10,409 663

(Lake Success, NY)

79 NELSON RESEARCH & 1,430 98 3,778 247

DEVELOPMENT (Irvine, CA)

80 23 GENEX (Rockville, MD) 1,398 97 34,800 2,323

81 INFO DESIGNS 1,381 96 2,000c 135

(Bloomfield Hill, MI)

82 44 VIDEO CONNECTION OF 1,359 95 4,085 280

AMERICA (Malibu, CA)

83 INACOMP COMPUTER 1,351 95 60,510 4,169

CENTERS (Troy, MI)

84 AMERICAN SOLAR KING 1,324 94 30,706 2,157

(Waco, TX)

85 LOMAK PETROLEUM 1,317 94 20,000c 1,411

(Hartville, OH)

86 BOGERT OIL (Oklahoma City) 1,263 92 14,285 1,048

87 XEBEC (San Jose, CA) 1,261 92 157,700 11,591

88 47 DATASOUTH COMPUTER 1,258 92 18,395 1,355

(Charlotte, NC)

89 TELCO SYSTEMS 1,237 91 67,090 5,017

(Menlo Park, CA)

90 82 AGS COMPUTERS 1,231 91 226,000 16,983

(Mountainside, NJ)

91 TELEPICTURES (New York City) 1,228 91 105,000c 7,909

92 15 INFORMATION RESOURCES 1,193 90 35,800 2,769

(Chicago)

93 2 YANKEE (Cohasset, MA) 1,160 88 100,792 7,998

94 28 ALTOS COMPUTER 1,154 88 102,739 8,191

SYSTEMS (San Jose, CA)

95 VECTOR AUTOMATION 1,136 87 7,500c 607

(Baltimore)

96 TRANZONIC (Cleveland) 1,135 87 48,059 3,891

97 59 COMAIR (Cincinnati) 1,113 87 32,220 2,656

98 CARRIAGE INDUSTRIES 1,103 86 75,024 6,239

(Calhoun, GA)

99 INFORMATION SOLUTIONS 1,087 86 13,043 1,099

(Englewood, CO)

100 32 NOVAN ENERGY (Boulder, CO) 1,086 86 11,180 943

Shareholder

Rank Net income ($000) Equity Return

on

'85 '84 Company '84 '80 '84 equity

1 CONVERGENT TECHNOLOGIES ($13,827) ($3,365) $213,148 NM

(San Jose, CA)

2 EXPEDITORS INTL. OF 2,113 32 80,693 138.01

WASHINGTON (Seattle)

3 BUFFTON (Fort Worth) 2,891 16 12,780 39.73

4 MICRON TECHNOLOGY 28,969 (38) 89,307 237.18

(Boise, ID)

5 SATELCO (San Antonio) n9 (854) (513) NA NA

6 LEE DATA (Eden Prairie, 17,600 (1,433) 82,009 29.88

MN)

7 UNGERMANN-BASS 6,287 (1,215) 54,185 13.28

(Santa Clara, CA)

8 14 COMPUTERCRAFT 266 (93) 8,968 14.17

(Houston)

9 1 ENDEVCO (Dallas) 2,785 271 12,516 29.99

10 HYBRITECH (San Diego) 1,118 (2,039) 48,199 2.50

11 ONE POTATO TWO 151 NA 7,759 9.04

(New Hope, MN)

12 G.D. RITZY'S 4,341 (122) 7,714 36.14

(Columbus, OH)

13 WALKER 2,500e 93 NA 25.94

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

(Plainview, NY)

14 FILMTEC (Minneapolis) 1,525 (375) 15,598 61.00

15 FUDDRUCKERS 30 (54) 14,000 0.40

(San Antonio)

16 COLLAGEN 1,810 (2,018) 38,301 4.93

(Palo Alto, CA)

17 U.S. DESIGN (881) (222) 10,044 NM

(Lanham, MD)

18 SIMMONDS AIRLINES 1,379 (79) 10,096 38.66

(Chicago)

19 6 CONSUL RESTAURANTS 2,343 (520) 27,391 9.77

(Minneapolis)

20 HOGAN SYSTEMS 7,098 (558) 44,484 38.68

(Dallas)

21 ZIYAD (Denville, NJ) 2,559 (25) 16,500 35.62

22 3COM (Mountain View, 2,290 10 19,608 88.01

CA)

23 FINE ART ACQUISITIONS n9 575 (165) 3,800c 17.76

(New York City)

24 13 PROTOCOL COMPUTERS 884 4 11,254 8.55

(Woodland Hills, CA)

25 25 HOME HEALTH CARE OF 1,398 (212) 57,762 2.77

AMERICA (Newport Beach,

CA)

26 MICROPRO INTERNATIONAL 5,795 31 28,218 64.71

(San Rafael, CA)

27 AUTOMATIX (14,193) (1,411) 10,858 NM

(Billerica, MA)

28 SAVOY INDUSTRIES 3,000e (240) 8,000c 50.80

(New York City)

29 TELSTAR (Los Angeles) n9 (253) 58 NA NA

30 42 KAYPRO (268) (148) 39,631 NM

(Solona Beach, CA)

31 46 TVI ENERGY 180c (1,104) NA 11.12

(Beltsville, MD)

32 18 SERVAMATIC SYSTEMS 5,200 15 9,000 133.50

(San Ramon, CA)

33 26 HOME DEPOT (Atlanta) 10,261 (930) 65,278 15.72

34 41 MASSTOR SYSTEMS (17,382) (4,400) 32,763 NM

(Santa Clara, CA)

35 REID-ASHMAN 872 23 3,619 121.79

(Santa Clara, CA)

36 35 ZYMOS (Sunnyvale, (12,864) (741) 15,096 NM

CA)

37 5 HEALTHDYNE (6,716) 490 NA NA

(Marietta, GA)

38 MICRO D 708 62 29,284 2.48

(Santa Ana, CA)

39 DURAKON INDUSTRIES 2,859 65 9,358 225.83

(Lapeer, MI)

40 45 FIBRONICS 1,072 (109) 8,395 14.64

INTERNATIONAL

(Hyannis, MA)

41 ENZO BIOCHEM 1,294 (19) 19,275 7.23

(New York City)

42 PINETREE COMPUTER 131 (298) 2,599 NM

SYSTEMS (Dallas)

43 HELM RESOURCES n9 (3,159) 111 NA NA

(New York City)

44 STARTEL (Irvine, CA) 638 (168) 5,600c 12.66

45 39 CENTURI n9 (542) (4,525) NA NA

(Binghamton, NY)

46 CORVUS SYSTEMS (10,623) 59 31,727 NM

(San Jose, CA)

47 IDEA (Torrance, CA) 574 35 2,896 24.73

48 QUEST MEDICAL (1,500) (394) 14,400 NM

(Carrollton, TX)

49 69 C. P. REHAB 3,450 235 48,543 7.80

(New York City)

50 SULCUS COMPUTER 250e 0 2,870c 29.80

(Greensburg, PA)

51 BSD MEDICAL (1,243) (790) $ 1,341 NM

(Salt Lake City)

52 72 AVANT-GRADE COMPUTING 1,434 (397) 17,569 354.95

(Mt. Laurel, NJ)

53 PLAINS RESOURCES 804 (223) 8,000 11.85

(Oklahoma City)

54 EMPI (Findley, MN) 169 (290) 2,156 9.00

55 PAGE AMERICA GROUP (4,895) (263) 3,803 NM

(New York City)

56 COMPUSHOP (Dallas) 1,393 0 8,876 17.13

57 BAY PACIFIC HEALTH n9 704 94 NA NA

(San Bruno, CA)

58 AMERICAN HEALTHCARE 9,500e 567 NA 26.65

MANAGEMENT (Dallas)

59 TOTAL ASSETS PROTECTION 180 (256) 3,580c NM

(Arlington, TX)

60 74 BYERS COMMUNICATIONS (3,587) (82) 5,735 NM

SYSTEMS (Atlanta)

61 NUTRI-FOODS INT'L 1,030 (39) 1,344 565.93

(Montgomery, NY)

62 34 DATA SWITCH n9 (3,480) 159 NA NA

(Norwalk, CT)

63 29 PUBLISHERS EQUIPMENT 300c (746) 9,000c 4.64

(Carrollton, TX)

64 10 ATLANTIC SOUTHEAST 5,301 30 18,214 41.07

AIRLINES

(College Park, GA)

65 B.I. (Boulder, CO) (592) 13 2,626 NM

66 COLUMBINE EXPLORATION 306 (167) 1,621 20.82

(Denver)

67 20 TANDON 29,436 1,507 241,850 13.88

(Chatsworth, CA)

68 ACTION PACKETS 79 NA 1,289 57.25

(Ocala, FL)

69 KELLY-JOHNSTON (333) 270 52,340 NM

ENTERPRISES

(Oklahoma City)

70 4 EMULEX 11,790 514 43,620 37.99

(Costa Mesa, CA)

71 (CHI-CHI'S (Louisville) 16,722 957 95,291 43.84

72 MARQUEST MEDICAL 1,705 (26) 21,068 82.33

PRODUCTS

(Englewood, CO)

73 55 POPE, EVANS & ROBBINS 1,149 371 44,263 2.70

(New York City)

74 36 HCW (Boston) 6,711 638 33,269 47.92

75 INTERTRANS 963 27 5,029 83.38

(Irving, TX)

76 9 ZITEL (San Jose, CA) 1,323 64 11,937 58.75

77 38 QMS (Mobile, AL) 5,024 295 22,035 29.86

78 54 TENDER LOVING (1,394) 16 2,637c NM

CARE HEALTH

(Lake Success, NY)

79 NELSON RESEARCH (204) (155) 26,410 NM

& DEVELOPMENT

(Irvine, CA)

80 23 GENEX (Rockville, MD) 7,400 128 30,600 19.53

81 INFO DESIGNS n9 99 65 NA NA

(Bloomfield, Hill, MI)

82 44 VIDEO CONNECTION n9 (648) (56) NA NA

OF AMERICA

(Malibu, CA)

83 INACOMP COMPUTER 1,103 160 14,020 45.98

CENTERS (Troy, MI)

84 AMERICAN SOLAR KING (5,221) (494) 5,369 NM

(Waco, TX)

85 LOMAK PETROLEUM 500c (500) 4,000 11.53

(Hartville, OH)

86 BOGERT OIL 1,089 (228) 13,812 8.59

(Oklahoma City)

87 XEBEC 838 161 74,480 1.15

(San Jose, CA)

88 47 DATASOUTH COMPUTER 1,817 131 15,663 13.12

(Charlotte, NC)

89 TELCO SYSTEMS 1,281 212 22,452 14.77

(Menlo Park, CA)

90 82 AGS COMPUTERS 6,300 483 42,017 17.89

(Mountainside, NJ)

91 TELEPICTURES 9,300 429 NA 30.24

(New York City)

92 15 INFORMATION RESOURCES 6,107 (121) 225 22.92

(Chicago)

93 2 YANKEE (Cohasset, MA) 6,843 402 28,928 363.60

94 28 ALTOS COMPUTER SYSTEMS 9,748 890 91,028 12.13

(San Jose, CA)

95 VECTOR AUTOMATION n9 (404) (428) NA NA

(Baltimore)

96 TRANZONIC 2,161 358 19,843 12.00

(Cleveland)

97 59 COMAIR 2,836 (183) 16,089 64.54

(Cincinnati)

98 CARRIAGE INDUSTRIES 4,105 (236) 8,866 86.22

(Calhoun, GA)

99 INFORMATION SOLUTIONS 121 81 3,790 3.26

(Englewood, CO)

100 32 NOVAN ENERGY (268) (192) 2,509 NM

(Boulder, CO)

No. of

Rank employees Acquisitions Date Date

'85 '84 Company '84 '80 '80 - '84 inc. public

1 CONVERGENT TECHNOLOGIES 1576 76 0 1979 1982

(San Jose, CA)

2 EXPEDITORS INTL. OF 225 5 1 1979 1984

WASHINGTON (Seattle)

3 BUFFTON 700 7 3 1980 1981

(Fort Worth)

4 MICRON TECHNOLOGY 958 15 0 1978 1984

(Boise, ID)

5 SATELCO 242 29 0 1980 1983

(San Antonio)

6 LEE DATA 1156 85 0 1979 1982

(Eden Prairie, MN)

7 UNGERMANN-BASS 493 25 1 1979 1983

(Santa Clara, CA)

8 14 COMPUTERCRAFT 615 12 7 1977 1983

(Houston)

9 1 ENDEVCO (Dallas) 72 20 0 1977 1983

10 HYBRITECH 526 73 0 1979 1981

(San Diego)

11 ONE POTATO TWO 91 8 0 1976 1983

(New Hope, MN)

12 G. D. RITZY'S 140 5 0 1979 1982

(Columbus, OH)

13 WALKER TELECOMMUNICATIONS 73 3 1 1978 1983

(Plainview, NY)

14 FILMTEC 139 24 0 1977 1979

(Minneapolis)

15 FUDDRUCKERS 1079 17 0 1979 1983

(San Antonio)

16 COLLAGEN 220 80 0 1977 1981

(Palo Alto, CA)

17 U.S. DESIGN 84 4 0 1978 1981

(Lanham, MD)

18 SIMMONS AIRLINES 521 60 0 1974 1984

(Chicago)

19 6 CONSUL RESTAURANTS 5500 200 2 1978 1980

(Minneapolis)

20 HOGAN SYSTEMS 419 38 1 1977 1982

(Dallas)

21 ZIYAD (Denville, NJ) 335 44 0 1979 1983

22 3COM (Mountain 136 4 0 1979 1984

View, CA)

23 FINE ART ACQUISITIONS 90 10 0 1980 1983

(New York City)

24 13 PROTOCOL COMPUTERS 134 9 0 1976 1983

(Woodland Hills, CA)

25 25 HOME HEALTH CARE OF AMERICA 422 25 3 1979 1982

(Newport Beach, CA)

26 MICROPRO INTERNATIONAL 384 65 0 1978 1984

(San Rafael, CA)

27 AUTOMATIX 380 54 0 1980 1983

(Billerica, MA)

28 SAVOY INDUSTRIES 1950 1025 3 1947 1967

(New York City)

29 TELSTAR 50 10 3 1979 1982

(Los Angeles)

30 42 KAYPRO 600 50 0 1953 1983

(Solona Beach, CA)

31 46 TVI ENERGY 44 29 0 1977 1981

(Beltsville, MD)

32 18 SERVAMATIC SYSTEMS 3000 110 0 1973 1982

(San Ramon, CA)

33 26 HOME DEPOT 4500 500 1 1978 1981

(Atlanta)

34 41 MASSTOR SYSTEMS 204 68 1 1976 1983

(Santa Clara, CA)

35 REID-ASHMAN 15 3 0 1980 1984

(Santa Clara, CA)

36 35 ZYMOS 300 66 0 1978 1983

(Sunnyvale, CA)

37 5 HEALTHDYNE 2000 400 17 1970 1981

(Marietta, GA)

38 MICRO D 197 8 0 1979 1983

(Santa Ana, CA)

39 DURAKON INDUSTRIES 311 6 3 1979 1984

(Lapeer, MI)

40 45 FIBRONICS INTERNATIONAL 340 50 0 1977 1983

(Hyannis, MA)

41 ENZO BIOCHEM 68 28 0 1976 1980

(New York City)

42 PINETREE COMPUTER SYSTEMS 50 7 0 1979 1983

(Dallas)

43 HELM RESOURCES 258 140 7 1954 1980

(New York City)

44 STARTEL 92 9 0 1980 1983

(Irvine, CA)

45 39 CENTURI 400 120 1 1968 1981

(Binghamton, NY)

46 CORVUS SYSTEMS 475 75 0 1979 1981

(San Jose, CA)

47 IDEA 98 10 0 1979 1983

(Torrance, CA)

48 QUEST MEDICAL 180 32 1 1979 1981

(Carrollton, TX)

49 69 C. P. REHAB 154 13 3 1972 1980

(New York City)

50 SULCUS COMPUTER 55 3 1 1979 1984

(Greensburg, PA)

51 BSD MEDICAL 45 25 0 1978 1980

(Salt Lake City)

52 72 AVANT-GARDE COMPUTING 136 18 1 1978 1984

(Mt. Laurel, NJ)

53 PLAINS RESOURCES 78 7 0 1976 1981

(Oklahoma City)

54 EMPI (Findley, MN) 90 17 1 1977 1980

55 PAGE AMERICA GROUP 175 6 2 1977 1982

(New York City)

56 COMPUSHOP (Dallas) 335 47 2 1976 1983

57 BAY PACIFIC HEALTH 80 40 0 1978 1984

(San Bruno, CA)

58 AMERICAN HEALTHCARE 5700 49 14 1978 1984

MANAGEMENT (Dallas)

59 TOTAL ASSETS PROTECTION 65 7 0 1980 1984

(Arlington, TX)

60 74 BYERS COMMUNICATIONS 572 25 0 1977 1983

SYSTEMS (Atlanta)

61 NUTRI-FOODS INT'L 100 20 0 1976 1984

(Montgomery, NY)

62 34 DATA SWITCH 399 39 0 1976 1982

(Norwalk, CT)

63 29 PUBLISHERS EQUIPMENT 320 25 2 1979 1983

(Carrollton, TX)

64 10 ATLANTIC SOUTHEAST 572 50 1 1979 1982

AIRLINES (College Park, GA)

65 B. I. (Boulder, CO) 24 15 1 1978 1983

66 COLUMBINE EXPLORATION 17 3 0 1976 1977

(Denver)

67 20 TANDON 1550 150 0 1975 1982

(Chatsworth, CA)

68 ACTION PACKETS 35 2 0 1980 1984

(Ocala, FL)

69 KELLY-JOHNSTON 4500 1400 9 1980 1981

ENTERPRISES (Oklahoma City)

70 4 EMULEX 813 175 1 1979 1982

(Costa Mesa, CA)

71 CHI-CHI'S (Louisville) 12000 8000 3 1977 1982

72 MARQUEST MEDICAL PRODUCTS 320 30 7 1979 1983

(Englewood, CO)

73 55 POPE, EVANS & ROBBINS 417 200 4 1926 1969

(New York City)

74 36 HCW (Boston) 151 12 0 1975 1982

75 INTERTRANS (Irving, TX) 182 30 2 1979 1984

76 9 ZITEL (San Jose, CA) 135 25 1 1979 1983

77 38 QMS (Mobile, AL) 278 37 0 1977 1983

78 54 TENDER LOVING CARE HEALTH 125 15 4 1978 1983

(Lake Success, NY)

79 NELSON RESEARCH & 33 15 0 1972 1981

DEVELOPMENT (Irvine, CA)

80 23 GENEX 264 70 0 1977 1982

(Rockville, MD)

81 INFO DESIGNS 32 3 0 1980 1983

(Bloomfield Hill, MI)

82 44 VIDEO CONNECTION OF AMERICA 22 3 0 1979 1983

(Malibu, CA)

83 INACOMP COMPUTER CENTERS 275 25 3 1976 1984

(Troy, MI)

84 AMERICAN SOLAR KING 500 90 2 1974 1980

(Waco, TX)

85 LOMAK PETROLEUM 125 22 0 1976 1980

(Hartville, OH)

86 BOGERT OIL 81 30 0 1979 1980

(Oklahoma City)

87 XEBEC (San Jose, CA) 1310 79 6 1974 1983

88 47 DATASOUTH COMPUTER 220 38 0 1977 1983

(Charlotte, NC)

89 TELCO SYSTEMS 613 90 2 1972 1984

(Menlo Park, CA)

90 82 AGS COMPUTERS 1970 285 10 1967 1969

(Mountainside, NJ)

91 TELEPICTURES 250 10 4 1978 1979

(New York City)

92 15 INFORMATION RESOURCES 527 61 0 1977 1983

(Chicago)

93 2 YANKEE (Cohasset, MA) 235 75 2 1977 1982

94 28 ALTOS COMPUTER SYSTEMS 500 57 0 1977 1982

(San Jose, CA)

95 VECTOR AUTOMATION 108 31 0 1980 1984

(Baltimore)

96 TRANZONIC 700 200 1 1910 1961

(Cleveland)

97 59 COMAIR 526 68 0 1977 1981

(Cincinnati)

98 CARRIAGE INDUSTRIES 510 107 0 1969 1984

(Calhoun, GA)

99 INFORMATION SOLUTIONS 69 10 3 1980 1983

(Englewood, CO)

100 32 NOVAN ENERGY 100 85 0 1978 1980

(Boulder, CO)

CEO

Rank CEO equity

'85 '84 Company founder % Business description

1 CONVERGENT TECHNOLOGIES N 2 Mfr. computers &

(San Jose, CA) computer

systs.

2 EXPEDITORS INTL. OF Y 22 International air

WASHINGTON (Seattle) freight forwarding

3 BUFFTON (Fort Worth) Y 12 Mfr. of pvc pipes &

fittings, electrical

cables

4 MICRON TECHNOLOGY Y 3 Mfr. DRAM

(Boise, ID) components for

microcomputers

5 SATELCO (San Y 40 Telecommunications

Antonio) svc.

6 LEE DATA Y 3 Mfr. display

(Eden Prairie, MN) interactive terminal

systs.

7 UNGERMANN-BASS Y 9 Supplier of local

(Santa Clara, CA) area network systs.

8 14 COMPUTERCRAFT N 2 Operator of retail

(Houston) computer stores

Oil & gas

9 1 ENDEVCO (Dallas) Y 17 exploration/development

10 HYBRITECH (San Diego) N 3 Developer of medical

prods.

11 ONE POTATO TWO N 25 Quick-service

(New Hope, MN) restaurants

12 G. D. RITZY'S Y 31 Quick-service

(Columbus, OH) restaurants

13 WALKER Y 17 Dist. business

TELECOMMUNICATIONS telephones

(Plainview, NY)

14 FILMTEC (Minneapolis) Y 4 Mfr. membranes for

water desalination

15 FUDDRUCKERS (San N 4 Operator/franchisor

Antonio) of restaurants

16 COLLAGEN N 5 Developer of biomedical

(Palo Alto, CA) products

17 U.S. DESIGN Y 6 Mfr. information

(Lanham, MD) storage systs.

18 SIMMONS AIRLINES N 28 Regional airline

(Chicago)

19 6 CONSUL RESTAURANTS N 2 Operator/franchisee

(Minneapolis) of Chi-Chi's restaurants

20 HOGAN SYSTEMS N 4 Developer of software

(Dallas) for financial institutions

21 ZIYAD (Denville, NJ) Y 8 Mfr. microprocessor-based

paper feed for printers

22 3COM (Mountain N 7 Mfr. local area network

View, CA) systs.

23 FINE ART ACQUISITIONS Y 51 Marketer of original art

(New York City) to galleries

24 13 PROTOCOL COMPUTERS Y 52 Dist. protocol conversion

(Woodland Hills, CA) products

25 25 HOME HEALTH CARE OF Y 3 Provider of specialized

AMERICA (Newport medical svc./prod.

Beach, CA)

26 MICROPRO INTERNATIONAL N 1 Software developer

(San Rafael, CA)

27 AUTOMATIX Y 6 Mfr. robotics &

(Billerica, MA) artificial vision systs.

28 SAVOY INDUSTRIES N 1 Mfr. toys & apparel

(New York City)

29 TELSTAR (Los Angeles) Y 13 Dist. via satellite of

in-room TV to hotels

30 42 KAYPRO Y 66 Mfr. computer

(Solona Beach, CA) hardware

31 46 TVI ENERGY N 4 Mfr. radiant heating

(Beltsville, MD) panels

32 18 SERVAMATIC SYSTEMS Y 69 Marketer of residential

(San Ramon, CA) solar heating units

33 26 HOME DEPOT Y 8 Operator of retail bldg

(Atlanta) material stores

34 41 MASSTOR SYSTEMS N 1 Developer of information

(Santa Clara, CA) mgmt. systs.

35 REID-ASHMAN N 33 Mfr. equipment for

(Santa Clara, CA) testing integrated circuits

36 35 ZYMOS (Sunnyvale, CA) Y 7 Mfr. integrated circuits

37 5 HEALTHDYNE Y 9 Mfr. electronic medical

(Marietta, GA) equipment & devices

38 MICRO D (Santa Ana, Y 51 Dist. microcomputer

CA) equip.

39 DURAKON INDUSTRIES Y 63 Prod. of pickup truck

(Lapeer, MI) bed liners

40 45 FIBRONICS INTERNATIONAL Y 10 Mfr. fiber optics

(Hyannis, MA) communications

41 ENZO BIOCHEM Y 12 Developer of prods.

(New York City) using genetic engineering

42 PINETREE COMPUTER N 4 Mfr. data storage

SYSTEMS (Dallas) communication systs.

43 HELM RESOURCES N 7 Mfr. automatic agricultural

(New York City) equip.

44 STARTEL (Irvine, CA) Y 21 Mfr. telecommunication

processors

45 39 CENTURI (Binghamton, N 3 Mfr. video games

NY)

46 CORVUS SYSTEMS Y 10 Mfr. local area network

(San Jose, CA) systs.

47 IDEA (Torrance, CA) Y 32 Mfr. automated test equip.

for integrated circuits

48 QUEST MEDICAL Y 9 Mfr. medical equip.

(Carrollton, TX)

49 69 C. P. REHAB (New Y 3 Provider of mgmt.

York City) svc. to cardiac

rehab. centers

50 SULCUS COMPUTER Y 67 Dist. computer

(Greensburg, PA) systs. to law & land

title firms

51 BSD MEDICAL (Salt Lake N 2 Mfr. hypothermia medical

City) systs.

52 72 AVANT-GARDE COMPUTING Y 13 Designer of integrated

(Mt. Laurel, NJ) software systs.

53 PLAINS RESOURCES N 8 Oil & gas development/

(Oklahoma City) exploration

54 EMPI (Findley, MN) N 6 Mfr. medical equip.

55 PAGE AMERICA GROUP Y 10 Marketer of radio paging

(New York City) systems

56 COMPUSHOP (Dallas) Y 10 Retailer of personal

computer systs.

57 BAY PACIFIC HEALTH Y 3 HMO

(San Bruno, CA)

58 AMERICAN HEALTHCARE Y 22 Operator of health care

MANAGEMENT (Dallas) facilities

59 TOTAL ASSETS PROTECTION Y 11 Supplier of computer

(Arlington, TX) assets protection svcs.

60 74 BYERS COMMUNICATIONS N 0 Supplier of svc. for

SYSTEMS (Atlanta) telecommunication systs.

61 NUTRI-FOODS INT'L Y 21 Mfr. frozen dessert prods.

(Montgomery, NY)

62 34 DATA SWITCH (Norwalk, N 30 Mfr. data processing

CT) control systs.

63 29 PUBLISHERS EQUIPMENT N 2 Re-engineering of printing

(Carrollton, TX) presses

64 10 ATLANTIC SOUTHEAST Y 6 Regional airline

AIRLINES (College Park,

GA)

65 B. I. (Boulder, CO) Y 15 Mfr. electronic

identification systs.

66 COLUMBINE EXPLORATION N 4 Oil & gas exploration

(Denver)

67 20 TANDON (Chatsworth, CA) Y 10 Mfr. computer disk drives

68 ACTION PACKETS (Ocala, Y 52 Distributor of gift shop

FL) items

69 KELLY-JOHNSTON Y 9 Operator of quick-service

ENTERPRISES (Oklahoam restaurants

City)

70 4 EMULEX (Costa Mesa, CA) Y 8 Mfr. electronic

communications prods.

71 CHI-CHI'S (Louisville) Y 1 Developer/operator/

franchisor of restaurants

72 MARQUEST MEDICAL Y 10 Supplier of medical prods.

PRODUCTS (Englewood, CO) & svcs.

73 55 POPE, EVANS & ROBBINS N 3 Mfr. protective fabrics &

(New York City) clothing

74 36 HCW (Boston) Y 7 Oil & gas partnerships

75 INTERTRANS (Irving, TX) Y 19 International cargo

transportation

76 9 ZITEL (San Jose, CA) Y 7 Mfr. semiconductor

memory systs.

77 38 QMS (Mobile, AL) Y 22 Mfr. intelligent printing

processors

78 54 TENDER LOVING CARE Y 14 Provides health care svcs.

HEALTH (Lake Success, NY)

79 NELSON RESEARCH & Y 14 Pharmaceutical research

DEVELOPMENT (Irvine, CA)

80 23 GENEX (Rockville, MD) Y 8 Developer of prods. using

genetic engineering

81 INFO DESIGNS (Bloomfield Y 51 Mfr. computer software

Hill, MI)

82 44 VIDEO CONNECTION OF Y 63 Dist. of video prods.

AMERICA (Malibu, CA)

83 INACOMP COMPUTER Y 20 Retailer of personal

CENTERS (Troy, MI) computers

84 AMERICAN SOLAR KING Y 3 Mfr. solar prods.

(Waco, TX)

85 LOMAK PETROLEUM Y 10 Oil & gas exploration

(Hartville, OH)

86 BOGERT OIL (Oklahoma Y 54 Oil & gas exploration &

City) prod.

87 XEBEC (San Jose, CA) Y 35 Mfr. disk drive controllers

88 47 DATASOUTH COMPUTER Y 18 Mfr. serial dot matrix

(Charlotte, NC) impact printers

89 TELCO SYSTEMS (Menlo N 4 Mfr. voice frequency

Park, CA) transmission prods.

90 82 AGS COMPUTERS Y 8 Developer of custom

(Mountainside, NJ) software

91 TELEPICTURES (New York Y 5 Dist. TV programs &

City) motion pictures

92 15 INFORMATION RESOURCES Y 21 Market research

(Chicago)

93 2 YANKEE (Cohasset, MA) Y 21 Oil & gas transportation

& svcs.

94 28 ALTOS COMPUTER SYSTEMS Y 43 Mfr. of multi-user

(San Jose, CA) microcomputers

95 VECTOR AUTOMATION Y 24 Mfr. interactive computer

(Baltimore) graphics systs.

96 TRANZONIC (Cleveland) N 3 Mfr. feminine hygiene

products

97 59 COMAIR (Cincinnati) Y 16 Regional airline

98 CARRIAGE INDUSTRIES N 10 Mfr. & dist. of carpets

(Calhoun, GA)

99 INFORMATION SOLUTIONS Y 18 Dist. of database, turnkey

(Englewood, CO) computer systs.

100 32 NOVAN ENERGY (Boulder, Y 14 Mfr. solar water heating

CO) appliances & components

NA: 12 month figure not available at press time; NM: negative return on equity; i: INC. estimate; c: company estimate; n9: nine-month figure