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INVESTMENT QUIZ 4
Test yourself with this 3-minute Bangor Punta quiz.
- What is Bangor Punta's ranking in the 1977 Fortune 500 list?
- How many positions did it jump from the previous year?
- In 1977 Bangor Punta's net income was:
a. $11.5 million
b. $18.1 million
c. $9.3 million
d. D $7.8 million
- According to fortune, what was Bangor Punta's "total return to investors" for 1977?
a. 25 percent
b. 105.5 percent
c. 8.4 percent
d. 79.1 percent
- In 1977 Bangor Punta's earnings per share were:
The answer to all these questions is (b). Bangor Punta had sales of more than $567 million in 1977 -- allowing the company to move up a significant 186 positions on the Fortune 500 list.
In 1977 the company earned more than $18 million and earnings per share grew from $2.84 in 1976 to $3.74 per share in 1977.
According to Fortune, the "return to investors" on Bangor Punta's common stock was 105.5%. Bangor Punta ranked fifth among America's largest industrial corporations irueturn to investors which is based on price appreciation plus dividend yield.
Bangor Punta Corporation is a diversified company with operations in the general aviation, law enforcement, sporting equipment, boating and recreational vehicle markets. We also operate Producers Cotton Oil Company, a large West Coast agribusinesss, manufacture and sell industrial products.
Our principal products are merchandised domestically and abroad under the Piper, Smith & Wesson, Cal, Jensen, O'Day, Jeanneau and Starcraft brand names.
Find out more about Bangor Punta. To receive our most recent annual report, call or visit one of the following brokers in your area:
- Barclay Douglas & Co.
- Loeb Rhoades Hornblower
- Barrett & Company
- Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
- E. F. Hutton & Co. Inc.
- Miller & George
Bangor Punta BNK
One Greenwich Plaza Greenwich, Conn. 06830
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