+++ Equity mutual funds, with assets of $25 million or more, ranked by the total return in the third quarter (dollar amounts in millions)

Top 10 in Earnings Per Share Growth*

EPS MkB- EPS Percent

Rank Rank 3Q96 Gain*

1 1 MBNA Corp. (L) 0.55 30.95

2 50 BanPonce Corp. (L) 0.67 21.82

3 34 First Security Corp. (L) 0.61 19.61

4 4 State Street Boston Corp. (S) 0.91 16.67

5 51 Bankers Trust New York Corp. (M) 1.99 15.7

6 5 Northern Trust Corp. (L) 1.14 15.15

7 53 Republic New York Corp. (S) 1.8 14.65

8 10 "Comerica, Inc. (S)" 1.04 14.29

9 32 "Chase Manhattan Corp. (M,r)" 1.8 13.92

10 14 Mellon Bank Corp. (S) 1.31 13.91

(*)- The change in EPS from 3Q95 to 3Q96

Top 10 in 12-Month Stock Price Growth*

Grth MkB Stk pricPercent

Rank Rank 9/30/96Gain*

1 2 Fifth Third Bancorp (L) 58.125 51.96

2 7 Boatmen's Bancshares, Inc.(S,r) 55.875 51.01

3 4 State Street Boston Corp. (S) 57.375 43.44

4 5 Northern Trust Corp. (L) 65.75 42.93

5 10 Comerica, Inc. (S) 51.5 41.58

6 44 Wells Fargo & Co. (M) 260 40.07

7 13 U.S. Bancorp (S,r) 39.5 39.82

8 50 BanPonce Corp. (L) 27 39.35

9 3 First Bank System, Inc. (S) 66.875 38.96

10 49 BankAmerica Corp. (M) 82.125 37.16

(*)- The change in stock price from 9/30/95 to 9/30/96

Top 10 in Total Return Year-to-Date

T.R. MkB Total ReMkt-Book

Rank Rank YTD (%) % Chge*

1 1 MBNA Corp. (L) 55.96 1.6

2 28 Boatmen's Bancshares, Inc.(S,r) 52.85 45.4

3 48 Chase Manhattan Corp. (M,r) 50.51 28.2

4 13 Citicorp (M) 50.5 25

5 53 BankAmerica Corp. (M) 44.38 25.5

6 15 Bank of Boston Corp.(S,r) 42.95 12.3

7 7 State Street Boston Corp. (S) 42.33 32.1

8 19 Bank of New York Co., Inc. (S) 40.5 22.9

9 54 BanPonce Corp. (L) 38.38 25.1

10 17 SunTrust Banks, Inc. (S) 38.34 3.6

(*)- The change in market-to-book ratio from 9/30/95 to 9/30/96 ===

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