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The bottom line.

Data from recent industry financial reports. Dollar amount in millions.
The Bottom Line
Data from recent industry financial reports. Dollar amounts in
millions.

Company                 Period   Ended     Sales     Chg.   Op. Prof.

Argonaut Technologies   4Q       31-Dec     $6.2   -18.4%     ($0.7)
Argonaut Technologies   FYE      31-Dec    $24.5    -7.0%     ($8.4)
BD Biosciences          1Q       31-Dec   $171.7    15.7%       N/A
Emerson (Process        1Q       31-Dec   $849.0    10.0%     $90.0
  Control)
Evotec OAI AG (Tools    FYE      31-Dec    $21.3    97.6%     ($2.0)
  & Tech.)
FEI Company             4Q       31-Dec    $97.7    14.7%      $1.9
FEI Company             FYE      31-Dec   $361.0     5.7%     $13.5
Galvanic Applied        9 Mos.   31-Jan     $6.9    70.6%       N/A
  Sciences
Horiba (Analytical      9 Mos.   31-Dec   $178.8    14.0%      $1.3
  Instruments)
MKS Instruments         4Q       31-Dec   $101.8    31.2%      $2.4
MKS Instruments         FYE      31-Dec   $337.3     7.2%    ($15.7)
MWG Biotech AG          FYE      31-Dec    $48.9     4.4%     ($4.5)
O.I. Corp.              4Q       31-Dec     $6.3    -1.2%      $0.5
O.I. Corp.              FYE      31-Dec    $25.2     6.4%      $2.0
Roche Diagnostics       FYE      31-Dec   $379.1     4.9%       N/A
  (Applied Science)
Saes Getters            FYE      31-Dec     $6.1   -36.3%       N/A
  (Analytical Tech.)
SEQUENOM                4Q       31-Dec     $8.0     3.9%    ($10.2)
SEQUENOM                FYE      31-Dec    $30.3    -2.0%    ($39.0)
Whatman plc             FYE      31-Dec   $137.4     5.5%     $22.0

Company                 Period    Chg.    Net Prot.      Chg.

Argonaut Technologies   4Q          NM      ($0.7)         NM
Argonaut Technologies   FYE         NM      ($8.2)         NM
BD Biosciences          1Q         N/A         N/A        N/A
Emerson (Process        1Q        20.0%        N/A        N/A
  Control)
Evotec OAI AG (Tools    FYE         NM         N/A        N/A
  & Tech.)
FEI Company             4Q          NM        $3.3         NM
FEI Company             FYE      -27.2%       $7.2     -17.1%
Galvanic Applied        9 Mos.     N/A        $0.1     -78.4%
  Sciences
Horiba (Analytical      9 Mos.   -29.1%        N/A        N/A
  Instruments)
MKS Instruments         4Q          NM        $2.1         NM
MKS Instruments         FYE         NM      ($16.4)        NM
MWG Biotech AG          FYE         NM         N/A        N/A
O.I. Corp.              4Q        19.7%       $0.5      16.8%
O.I. Corp.              FYE      260.6%       $1.6     148.5%
Roche Diagnostics       FYE        N/A         N/A        N/A
  (Applied Science)
Saes Getters            FYE        N/A         N/A        N/A
  (Analytical Tech.)
SEQUENOM                4Q          NM      ($10.0)        NM
SEQUENOM                FYE         NM      ($36.7)        NM
Whatman plc             FYE         NM       ($3.1)        NM

NA=not available NM=not meaningful
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Date:Mar 31, 2004
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