Corporations: Only the Best

Although it runs only sixth among the nation's television makers, New York's Magnavox Co. outdistances most of the field in spectacular sales growth. With the exception of 1963, it has broken its own records for the past eight years.

Last week Magnavox President Frank Freimann announced that 1966 sales had jumped 36%, to $453 million, earnings had soared more than 50%, to $34.7 million, or $2.25 a share. More over, the company clocked an estimated 30% return on invested capital, against 12% for U.S. industry as a whole.

Magnavox, which aims for the top of the color-TV market, sells sets...

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