Fast-growing giants

15 of the companies on this year's list are also big enough to rank on the FORTUNE 500.

Apple <span class='quoteLink'>(<a href='/quote/quote.html?symb=AAPL'>AAPL</a>)</span>
Apple (AAPL)
Cupertino, CA

Fastest-Growing rank: 6
2007 Fortune 500 rank: 121

Earnings-per-share growth*:149%
Revenue growth*:48%
Total return*:96%

Aided by robust laptop sales and iPhone anticipation, Apple stock soared.

See more Fastest-Growing data for Apple

*3-year annual rate
Source: Zacks Investment Research

Apple

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Chesapeake Energy

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Oneok

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Pantry

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