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Roundtable Forum: Household Products & Personal Care

TIMOTHY S. DRAKE is a Senior Equity Research Analyst at Banc One Investment Advisors. Previously, Mr. Drake was associated with National City Bank, McDonald & Co. Securities Inc., and Roulston. A C.F.A., he earned his Bachelor's degree from Ohio Wesleyan and his M.M. from Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a member of the Columbus Society of Security Analysts and the Consumer Analysts Group of New York. Profile
MICHAEL GRANT is a Consumer Products Analyst at Invesco, NY. Previously, he was associated with J.P. Morgan. Mr. Grant includes running, biking and travel among his personal interests. Profile
ERIC BOSSHARD is a Senior Analyst and the Director of Research at Midwest Research Maxus Group, Ltd. in Cleveland. Previously, he was associated with Roulston Research covering consumer and retail stocks. Mr. Bosshard includes golf and basketball among his personal interests. Profile
TWST: Michael, how did the household products and personal care stocks

perform in 1997 and in the first three months of 1998?

Mr. Grant: During 1997, the overall group actually performed