Lam Research
Rank: 21
Get quote: LRCX
Employees: 2,200
  
Headquarters: Fremont, CA Sector(s): Electronics

Why It's hot: It makes plasma-based chip-fab equipment that has proven crucial to developing more powerful chips for iPods and cell phones.
Revenue 1,470.0 24.4 59
Earnings 280.1 328.4 1
Operating cash flow 394.0 163.2 12
Stock return (2005) 23
Headcount change (2005) 0.0
From the June 2006 issue
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