TYCOONS: A Fast $70 Million

The two high-altitude standouts on last week's gyrating American Stock Exchange (see Wall Street) were General Development Corp. and Universal Controls, Inc. Shares of General Development, the mailorder merchandiser of Florida houses and lots (TIME, May 19), zipped from 59⅛ to 69⅝, and its success boomed the stock of a flock of lesser companies planning Florida land developments. Universal Controls, an electronics maker, moved from 84 to 97. Both stocks have more than doubled since Jan. 1. Last week Universal announced a four-for-one stock split, plus a 10% stock dividend and...

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