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1 Apple 103 94.2
2 Tesoro 116 84.6
3 Allegheny Technologies 441 72.1
4 Williams 208 69.4
5 Monsanto 305 65.5
6 Terex 287 63.7
7 Precision Castparts 444 63.2
8 Frontier Oil 462 58.5
9 Cummins 206 58.1
10 Holly 484 57.9
11 United States Steel 146 57.3
12 Peabody Energy 432 56.6
13 Perini 499 56.3
14 Reliant Energy 237 52.3
15 Valero Energy 16 51.0
16 Commercial Metals 303 50.4
17 Humana 98 49.8
18 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold 140 49.1
19 Corning 417 48.7
20 Wesco International 408 48.5
21 AES 183 47.9
22 National Oilwell Varco 268 46.4
23 Nucor 151 45.6
24 Pantry 405 45.5
25 Marathon Oil 36 45.2
26 Tenneco 393 45.2
27 XTO Energy 436 44.2
28 Express Scripts 135 43.5
29 Occidental Petroleum 123 43.1
30 Hess 77 42.6
31 AK Steel Holding 351 42.0
32 Aetna 85 41.3
33 FMC Technologies 498 40.9
34 Fluor 148 40.8
35 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 345 40.2
36 Jacobs Engineering Group 308 40.0
37 Chesapeake Energy 324 39.7
38 MGM Mirage 323 38.5
39 Edison International 205 38.0
40 Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea 357 37.6
41 Amazon.com 171 37.4
42 Sunoco 56 36.6
43 Paccar 169 36.6
44 Western Digital 439 36.4
45 Smith International 302 35.8
46 Coventry Health Care 266 35.6
47 Deere 102 34.7
48 NCR 391 34.6
49 Goodrich 375 34.2
50 Halliburton 167 34.0
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