Air Products & Chem.
2000 rank: 324
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Revenues 5,039.8 2.1 324 323
Profits 450.5 -17.6 218 158
Assets 8,235.5 ó 267 258
Stockholders' Equity 2,961.6 ó 230 235
Market Value 5,704.0 ó 235 ó
Employees* 17,400 ó 312 ó
Revenues 8.9 135 73
Assets 5.5 181 ó
Stockholders' equity 15.2 237 ó
1999 ($) 2.09
1998 ($) 2.48
% change -15.7
10-year growth rate (%) 7.5
1999 -14.4 271
10-year annual rate 13.1 177
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