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100 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies 

Our rankings show another banner year for the leaders of the tech revival.

Rank: 19 (Previous rank: 19)
Get quote: HOLX
Employees: 1,617
Headquarters: Bedford, MA
Sector(s): Medical
Why it's hot:
Its medical-imaging equipment scans for breast cancer and osteoporosis. An aging population and the need to replace obsolete machines, as well as a spate of acquisitions, are driving growth.
Revenue 538 30.4 43
Earnings 37.8 93.7 32
Operating cash flow 60.7 71 37
Stock return (2006) 25
Headcount change (2006) 85.9
From the June 2007 issue
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To find the B2 100, we screened more than 2,000 tech companies that have been publicly traded on a U.S. stock exchange for at least three years, have a market capitalization of at least $50 million, and have had positive operating cash flow over the past 12 months. Zacks Investment Research of Chicago ranked the resulting list using four financial criteria: growth in revenue, profit, and operating cash flow during the past three years, and the 12-month stock return as of Dec. 31, 2006. Cash flow growth counts for 40 percent of a company's ranking. Each of the other criteria counts for 20 percent. Additional research was provided by Factset. If you have further questions about Business 2.0's 100 Fastest growing technology companies, please e-mail talkback@business2.com.