500 Guide: 1998 Edition
With an average market capitalization exceeding $10 billion, the companies listed in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index are the most-watched in America. The S&P 500 -- are the bluest of blue-chips, stocks that grow and generate increasing dividends every year.
Whether you're an investor seeking to make a smart stock purchase, an executive researching corporate competitors, or a job-seeker looking for succinct overviews of potential employers, you'll find critical, often hard-to-find information in Standard & Poor's 500 Guide.
Easy-to-use and packed with market intelligence on all the companies listed in the S&P 500 Index, this handy reference includes:
In addition, unique at-a-glance charts highlight:
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