American Power Conversion

















Stock Information
Exchange: NASDAQ
Symbol:
APCC
Annual meeting: May 11, 2000
Shares of common stock
outstanding as of March 14, 2000:
193,892,720
Stock price as of
Monday, October 16, 2000:
$19.13
Market value as of Monday, October
16, 2000:
$3,709,167,733
12-month high stock price:
$48.81
12-month low stock price: $16
Operating Results
(Results in thousands, except per share
data)

































For
the years ending Dec. 31
1999
1998
1997
Net Sales:
$1,337,265
$1,125,835
$873,388
Net Income:
206,224
147,576
121,788
Net earnings per
share:
1.07 0.77 0.64
Total assets:
1,106,938
871,983
641,290
Long-term
debt

Directors






































Name and
title
Director
since
Number of shares
held
Rodger B.
Dowdell, Jr.,
50
Chairman, president and chief executive officer
of
the company
1985 18,605,664
Emanuel E.
Landsman,
63
Vice president of the company
1981 2,151,799
Neil E.
Rasmussen,
45
Vice president and chief technical officer
of the
company
1981 9,676,837
Ervin F.
Lyon,
64
From Sept. 1986 to March 1993 he worked for M.I.T.’s Lincoln
Laboratory,
retiring in March 1993. Formerly he was president and chairman of
APC
1981 834,654
James D.
Gerson,
56
Vice president of Fahnestock & Co.

1988 578,850
Directors’ fees
Each non-employee director receives
$20,000 annually and $1,500 fee for each meeting of the board of directors
attended.
Institutional
Ownership
J.W. Seligman & Co., Inc., 10,494,500
shares; AIM Management Group, Inc., 6,665,800; Barclays Bank PLC, 5,561,757
shares; American Express Financial Corp., 3,583,276; State Street Corp.,
3,196,372.

Executive
Compensation




























Fiscal Year
1999
1998
Rodger B. Dowdell,
Jr., chairman, president, and CEO
$1,028,805
$974,265
Edward Machala, vice
president, operations
$615,360
$573,320
David P. Vieau, vice
president, worldwide business development (1)
$555,747
$545,632
David M. Muir, vice
president, chief financial officer (1)
$498,057
$470,100
Aaron L. Davis, vice
president, small group systems (1)
$421,061
$361,622

(1)
Vieau exercised 16,942 shares at a value of $134,973; Muir exercised 96,328
shares at a value of $1,255,234; and Davis exercised 28,840 shares at a value of
$236,025.

*Executive compensation includes salary, bonuses and other
compensation, including life insurance, cash profit sharing and other
payments


Source: Proxy statement, annual report, quarterly reports
and other PBN research.

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