Business: Favorites

Out last week was Frazier Jelke & Co.'s survey of investment trust holdings, made each year to spot the drift of common stock popularity. After examining 80 portfolios, the firm ventured: "Analysis . . . shows an increasing preference for dividend paying stocks and further elimination of public utility holding company issues. . . . Holdings of better oils and rails have increased . . . and commitments . . . in heavy industries have decreased."

Most popular stock was still big Consolidated Gas, included in 47 trusts. But only one behind was Sidney...

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