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1998 Annual Report

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                                    PART II
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 ITEM 5. MARKET FOR REGISTRANT'S COMMON EQUITY AND RELATED STOCKHOLDER MATTERS
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MARKET INFORMATION
     At December 31, 1998 the Company's common stock was held by approximately
38,000 stockholders. The Company's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock
Market under the symbol "SSCC". The high and low trading prices of the stock
were:
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                     1998            1997
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                 High     Low    High     Low
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First Quarter   $17.75  $13.00  $16.38  $11.88  
Second Quarter  $22.00  $15.00  $18.63  $11.88  
Third Quarter   $16.75  $ 9.75  $21.63  $15.50  
Fourth Quarter  $16.44  $10.00  $20.50  $13.25  
DIVIDENDS
     The Company has not paid cash dividends on its common stock and does not
intend to pay dividends on its common stock in the foreseeable future. The
ability of the Company to pay dividends in the future is restricted by certain
provisions contained in various agreements and indentures relating to JSC
(U.S.)'s and Stone's outstanding indebtedness.
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