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

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Rank Fund Name Bank

1 Dreyfus Short-Term High Yield Mellon Bank, N.A.

2 Overland Express Variable Gov A Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

3 SSgA Yield Plus Fund State Street Bank & Trust Co.

4 One Group-Ultra Sh Term Inc Fid Banc One Corporation

5 Benchmark Short Duration A (1) Northern Trust Company (The)

6 Dreyfus Short-Term Income Fund Mellon Bank, N.A.

7 CoreFund Short-Term Income Y (1) CoreStates Bank

8 First American-Limited Term C First Bank, N.A.

9 Pillar Fd-Short Investment A United Jersey Bank

10 Dreyfus Inst Sh-Term Treas A (1) Mellon Bank, N.A.

11 Norwest Advantage-Stable Inc I Norwest Bank Minnesota N.A.

12 BT Investment-Lifecycle Mid RangeBankers Trust

13 JPM Instl-Short Term Bond J. P. Morgan & Co. Inc.

14 Parkstone Limited Mat Inst (1) First of America

15 Marshall Short-Term Income Marshall & Ilsley Bank

16 Excelsior Short Term Government U.S. Trust Corp.

17 Dreyfus High Yield Securities Mellon Bank, N.A.

18 OFFITBANK High Yield Sel (1) OFFITBANK

19 Armada Enhanced Income Inst National City Bank

20 Nations Sh-Term Inc Pr A NationsBank Corporation

21 Pegasus Short Bond I (1) First Chicago NBD

22 Portico Fds-Short Term Bond Inst Firstar Trust Company

23 Vista Short Term Bond Fund I Chase Manhattan, N.A.

24 Dreyfus Strategic Income Mellon Bank, N.A.

25 Biltmore S/T Fixed Income Fund Y Wachovia

26 Portico Fds-Short Term Bond Ret Firstar Trust Company

27 DG Investor Series-Ltd Trm Govt Deposit Guaranty Bank

28 Victory Portf-Lmtd Term Income KeyCorp

29 Compass Capital-Low Duration InstPNC Bank Corp

30 Parkstone Govt Income Inst (1) First of America

31 Performance Fds-Short Govt Inst Trustmark National Bank

32 Landmark US Government Income A Citibank, N.A.

33 Galaxy Short Term Bond Inst Fleet Financial Group

34 Galaxy Short Term Bond Ret Fleet Financial Group

35 Emerald Sh-Term Fixed Inc Inst (1Barnett Banks

36 BT Pyramid-Ltd Term US Govt Sec Bankers Trust

37 Parkstone Govt Income A First of America

38 Compass Capital-Low Duration Svc PNC Bank Corp

39 AmeriStar Ltd Duration Inc Inv First American Trust Co., Tennessee

40 One Group-Ltd Volatility Fid Banc One Corporation

41 Stagecoach Short-Interm USG A Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

42 STI Classic Ltd-Trm Fed Mtg Tr SunTrust Banks, Inc.

43 Stagecoach Short-Interm USG I (1)Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

44 First Priority Ltd Mat Govt Regions Bank

45 SouthTrust Vulcan Income Fund SouthTrust Bank of Alabama

46 Kent Fds-Short Term Bond Inst (1)Old Kent Bank & Trust

47 Benchmark US Govt Securities A (1Northern Trust Company (The)

48 Benchmark Short Interm Bond A (1)Northern Trust Company (The)

49 FMB Intermediate Govt Income InstFirst Michigan Bank

50 STI Classic Sh-Term Bond Tr SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Average for top 50 funds with 25 million or more in assets

Average for all 238 funds with 25 million or more in assets

Average for all 476 bank proprietary bond funds

Non-Bank Bond Fund Averages

Lehman Bros Corp/Gov

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Fund AssetFirst

Rank Fund Name Investment Objective 12/31/96Qtr.

1 Dreyfus ShortCorporate High Yield $30.60 2.59

2 Overland ExprGovernment Mortgage-Backed 393.9 1.35

3 SSgA Yield PlCorporate Bond 1001.9 1.34

4 One Group-UltCorporate Bond 72.7 1.28

5 Benchmark ShoCorporate Bond 51 1.2

6 Dreyfus ShortCorporate Bond 214.4 1.15

7 CoreFund ShorCorporate Bond 30.3 1.02

8 First AmericaCorporate Bond 101.2 1.01

9 Pillar Fd-ShoCorporate Bond 31.5 0.98

10 Dreyfus Inst Government Securities 145.6 0.95

11 Norwest AdvanCorporate Bond 96.5 0.9

12 BT InvestmentCorporate Bond 60.1 0.86

13 JPM Instl-ShoCorporate Bond 26.3 0.82

14 Parkstone LimCorporate Bond 134.6 0.81

15 Marshall ShorGovernment Securities 104 0.79

16 Excelsior ShoGovernment Securities 29.8 0.73

17 Dreyfus High Corporate High Yield 39.9 0.71

18 OFFITBANK HigCorporate High Yield 850.8 0.69

19 Armada EnhancCorporate Bond 56.4 0.65

20 Nations Sh-TeCorporate Bond 182.4 0.63

21 Pegasus ShortCorporate Bond 171.1 0.62

22 Portico Fds-SCorporate Bond 159.9 0.62

23 Vista Short TCorporate Bond 43.8 0.6

24 Dreyfus StratCorporate Bond 293.5 0.58

25 Biltmore S/T Corporate Bond 118 0.57

26 Portico Fds-SCorporate Bond 60.9 0.56

27 DG Investor SGovernment Securities 82.3 0.52

28 Victory PortfCorporate Bond 89.4 0.48

29 Compass CapitGovernment Securities 125.3 0.46

30 Parkstone GovGovernment Mortgage-Backed 136.4 0.46

31 Performance FGovernment Securities 120.1 0.46

32 Landmark US GGovernment Securities 35.5 0.45

33 Galaxy Short Corporate Bond 60.4 0.44

34 Galaxy Short Corporate Bond 32.4 0.41

35 Emerald Sh-TeCorporate Bond 59.4 0.41

36 BT Pyramid-LtGovernment Securities 48 0.41

37 Parkstone GovGovernment Mortgage-Backed 55.3 0.4

38 Compass CapitGovernment Securities 87.6 0.39

39 AmeriStar LtdCorporate Bond 98.4 0.35

40 One Group-LtdGovernment Securities 589.2 0.34

41 Stagecoach ShGovernment Securities 36.6 0.33

42 STI Classic LGovernment Mortgage-Backed 110.4 0.32

43 Stagecoach ShGovernment Securities 66.5 0.31

44 First PrioritGovernment Securities 63.5 0.3

45 SouthTrust VuCorporate Bond 40.3 0.3

46 Kent Fds-ShorCorporate Bond 234.9 0.3

47 Benchmark US Government Securities 93.1 0.28

48 Benchmark ShoCorporate Bond 144.7 0.26

49 FMB IntermediGovernment Securities 106.6 0.25

50 STI Classic SCorporate Bond 89.4 0.21

Average for t 142.1 0.66 5.65

Average for a 158.2 -0.34 4.41

Average for a 82.2 -0.38 4.18

Non-Bank Bond Fund Averages 277.8 -0.17

Lehman Bros Corp/Gov -0.86

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TOTAL RETURN THROUGH YEAREND, 1996 (%)

Latest Latest Latest Latest

Rank Fund Name 1 Year* 3 Years*5 Years*10 Years*

1 Dreyfus Short-Term High Yield

2 Overland Express Va 5.36 3.21 3.47

3 SSgA Yield Plus Fun 5.54 5.59

4 One Group-Ultra Sh 6.35 5.31

5 Benchmark Short Dur 5.28 5.24

6 Dreyfus Short-Term 6.95 6.41

7 CoreFund Short-Term 5.29

8 First American-Limi 5.55 5.52

9 Pillar Fd-Short Inv 4.78 4.98

10 Dreyfus Inst Sh-Ter 5.29 6.39

11 Norwest Advantage-S 5.39

12 BT Investment-Lifec 11.16 10.28

13 JPM Instl-Short Ter 5.6 5.78

14 Parkstone Limited M 5.26 5.47 5.7

15 Marshall Short-Term 5.45 5.36

16 Excelsior Short Ter 4.77 5.43

17 Dreyfus High Yield 22.18

18 OFFITBANK High Yiel 10.74 10.96

19 Armada Enhanced Inc 5.12

20 Nations Sh-Term Inc 5.25 5.74

21 Pegasus Short Bond 4.93

22 Portico Fds-Short T 5.16 5.85 6.12

23 Vista Short Term Bo 5.83 5.73 5.3

24 Dreyfus Strategic I 8.25 8.26 8.85 9.47

25 Biltmore S/T Fixed Income Fund Y

26 Portico Fds-Short T 4.91 5.66 6

27 DG Investor Series- 4.63 5.08

28 Victory Portf-Lmtd 4.52 5.04 5.19

29 Compass Capital-Low 5.41 5.8

30 Parkstone Govt Inco 5.14 6.38

31 Performance Fds-Sho 4.44 4.94

32 Landmark US Governm 4.05 4.87 4.98 6.56

33 Galaxy Short Term B 4.51 5.16 5.38

34 Galaxy Short Term B 4.27 4.95 5.1

35 Emerald Sh-Term Fix 4.76 5.61 5.5 7.05

36 BT Pyramid-Ltd Term 4.52 5.02

37 Parkstone Govt Inco 5.09 6.19

38 Compass Capital-Low 5.09 5.8

39 AmeriStar Ltd Durat 4.5 5.41

40 One Group-Ltd Volat 4.77 5.58 5.9

41 Stagecoach Short-In 4.56 5.09

42 STI Classic Ltd-Trm 4.52

43 Stagecoach Short-Interm USG I (1)

44 First Priority Ltd 4.04 5.1

45 SouthTrust Vulcan I 3.68

46 Kent Fds-Short Term 4.54 5.26

47 Benchmark US Govt S 4.68 5.45

48 Benchmark Short Int 4.93 6.06

49 FMB Intermediate Go 4.3 5.35 5.96

50 STI Classic Sh-Term 4.36 5.37

Average for top 50 5.77 5.65 7.69

Average for all 238 5.74 6.32 7.53

Average for all 476 5.58 6.24 7.31

Non-Bank Bond Fund 5.87 6.13 6.94 7.67

Lehman Bros Corp/Go 4.46 6.61 7.32 8.12 ===

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