+++ Balanced and asset allocation mutual funds, with assets of $25 million or more, ranked by the total return for 1996 (dollar amounts in millions)

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Rank Fund Name Bank

1 Dreyfus Premier Balanced Fd R Mellon Bank, N.A.

2 First American-Balanced Fund C First Bank, N.A.

3 Overland Express Asset Alloc A Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

4 Stagecoach Balanced Fund I First Interstate Bancorp

5 BT Pyramid-Instl Asset Management Bankers Trust

6 Stagecoach Balanced Fund A First Interstate Bancorp

7 Seafirst Ret-Asset Allocation Bank of America

8 Pacific Horizon Asset Allocation Bank of America

9 Stepstone Balanced Inst Union Bank

10 Stellar Fund Tr Star Bank, N.A.

11 Compass Capital-Balanced Inst PNC Bank Corp

12 Stellar Fund Inv Star Bank, N.A.

13 Galaxy Asset Allocation Inst Fleet Financial Group

14 Stagecoach LifePath 2030 Ret Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

15 Compass Capital-Balanced Svc PNC Bank Corp

16 Compass Capital-Balanced Inv A PNC Bank Corp

17 Galaxy Asset Allocation Ret Fleet Financial Group

18 Dreyfus Asset Allocation Fund Mellon Bank, N.A.

19 Nations Balanced Assets Pr A NationsBank Corporation

20 Vista Balanced A Chase Manhattan, N.A.

21 Victory Portf-Balanced A KeyCorp

22 Norwest Advantage-Growth Bal Norwest Bank Minnesota N.A.

23 Fountain Square Balanced A Fifth Third Bank (The)

24 Excelsior Instl Balanced Fund U.S. Trust Corp.

25 Nations Balanced Assets Inv N NationsBank Corporation

Bank Proprietary Mixed Average

Non-Bank Mixed Fund Averages

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TOTAL RETURN THROUGH YEAREND 1996 (%)

Rank Fund Name Investment ObjecFund AssFull Yea4th Qtr.Latest

9/30/96 1996 19963 Years*

1 Dreyfus PremBalanced $112.80 18.18 6.43 14.78

2 First AmericBalanced 314.7 18.12 7.11

3 Overland ExpAsset Allocation 55.5 17.04 6.57 16.12

4 Stagecoach BBalanced 72.3 16.47 8.23 12.14

5 BT Pyramid-IAsset Allocation 205.3 16.23 6.14 11.59

6 Stagecoach BBalanced 32.6 16.05 8.13 9.51

7 Seafirst RetAsset Allocation 157.7 16.02 7.15 13.38

8 Pacific HoriAsset Allocation 27.2 15.96 7.03

9 Stepstone BaBalanced 270.3 15.78 6.27 13.22

10 Stellar FundBalanced 65.5 15.77 7.43

11 Compass CapiBalanced 37.7 15.5 6.77 12.62

12 Stellar FundBalanced 48.6 15.47 7.37 9.54

13 Galaxy AssetAsset Allocation 119.8 15.36 5.49 13.74

14 Stagecoach LBalanced 88 15.32 6.54

15 Compass CapiBalanced 134 15.18 6.7 12.3

16 Compass CapiBalanced 72 15.05 6.67 12.17

17 Galaxy AssetAsset Allocation 112.5 15.03 5.35 13.52

18 Dreyfus AsseAsset Allocation 58.7 14.94 9.32 13.02

19 Nations BalaBalanced 159.7 14.68 5.45 11.96

20 Vista BalancBalanced 54 14.56 4.93 12.79

21 Victory PortBalanced 266.4 14.54 6.05 12.39

22 Norwest AdvaBalanced 466.4 14.25 4.59

23 Fountain SquBalanced 100.7 14.23 5.3 12.68

24 Excelsior InBalanced 91.2 13.86 6.02

25 Nations BalaBalanced 64.6 13.78 5.27 11.14

Bank Proprietary Mixed Avera $83.70 12.4 4.89 11.26

Non-Bank Mixed Fund Averages$268.80 13.53 5.1 11.26

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Rank Fund Name Latest Latest

5 Years*10 Years*

1 Dreyfus Premier Balanced Fd R

2 First American-Balanced Fund C

3 Overland Express Asset Alloc A 13.63

4 Stagecoach Balanced Fund I 10.03

5 BT Pyramid-Instl Asset Management

6 Stagecoach Balanced Fund A 11.15

7 Seafirst Ret-Asset Allocation 11.32

8 Pacific Horizon Asset Allocation

9 Stepstone Balanced Inst 11.54

10 Stellar Fund Tr

11 Compass Capital-Balanced Inst 12.31

12 Stellar Fund Inv 9.17

13 Galaxy Asset Allocation Inst 11.13

14 Stagecoach LifePath 2030 Ret

15 Compass Capital-Balanced Svc 12.1

16 Compass Capital-Balanced Inv A 12.01

17 Galaxy Asset Allocation Ret 11

18 Dreyfus Asset Allocation Fund

19 Nations Balanced Assets Pr A

20 Vista Balanced A

21 Victory Portf-Balanced A

22 Norwest Advantage-Growth Bal

23 Fountain Square Balanced A

24 Excelsior Instl Balanced Fund

25 Nations Balanced Assets Inv N

Bank Proprietary Mixed Average 11.01 9.25

Non-Bank Mixed Fund Averages 10.7 10.64 ===

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