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BUFFALO STOCK SPOTLIGHT

Graham Corp.
Batavia-based maker of heat transfer and vacuum equipment said it expects only to break even during the current quarter, while its profits for the entire fiscal year will fall below the $3.1 million its earned last year. As a result, Graham's stock fell by 12.5 percent last week and is down 29 percent since Dec. 9.

Common stock data
Latest close .... $14.13
52-week range .... $9.00 - $22.88
Dividend .... 0
P/E ratio .... 7.8
Beta .... 0.52
Average daily volume .... 6,639
Financial data
Annual profit .... $3.1 million
Annual sales .... $51 million
Earnings per share
latest 12 months .... $2.23
Estimated EPS for 1998 .... NA
Key financial ratios
Profit margin .... 7.6%
Return on equity .... 30.2%
Debt to equity .... 11.2%
What a key exec says
"All factors currently point toward a successful fourth quarter."
-- Frederick D. Berkeley, chairman & CEO
SOURCES: Bloomberg News; Zack's Investment Research.