Qualcomm
Rank: 69 (2005 rank: 21)
Get quote: QCOM
Employees: 9,300
  
Headquarters: San Diego, CA Sector(s): Telecom

Why It's hot: Its bet on CDMA is paying off as the mobile world goes 3G: Sales in Japan and China jumped 41 percent last year, generating most of its growth.
Revenue 6,024.0 21.8 70
Earnings 2,250.0 98.7 33
Operating cash flow 2,885.0 50.3 55
Stock return (2005) 2
Headcount change (2005) 16.3
From the June 2006 issue