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Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Ticker: BNI
Share price as of March 20: $91.61
P/E ratio: 15.5

Rising oil prices and greenhouse gases are a bummer for most of us, but not for the nation's largest railroad.

That's because when it comes to lugging serious freight, rails use much less fuel than trucks do.

Earnings are projected to grow 14% annually over the next five years.

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Last updated April 10 2008: 4:48 PM ET