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Rank Company 500 Rank 2008 % Growth in EPS
1 United Parcel Service 43 716.7
2 Community Health Systems 243 625.0
3 eBay 303 444.0
4 Mosaic 276 391.6
5 Peabody Energy 353 258.2
6 Corning 414 147.8
7 Merck 103 144.3
8 United States Steel 105 142.7
9 Bristol-Myers Squibb 120 141.3
10 Murphy Oil 92 125.9
11 EOG Resources 350 122.4
12 NRG Energy 363 113.4
13 Monsanto 235 102.2
14 Crosstex Energy 479 100.0
15 Interpublic Group 361 100.0
16 Darden Restaurants 374 92.6
17 McDonald's 107 89.9
18 Jabil Circuit 212 85.7
19 Aon 307 80.7
20 Quest Diagnostics 341 70.7
21 Avon Products 255 68.6
22 News Corp. 70 67.6
23 Consol Energy 497 65.5
24 World Fuel Services 137 62.3
25 Progress Energy 288 62.2
26 AGCO 306 60.4
27 NuStar Energy 485 54.0
28 Western Digital 319 53.6
29 Precision Castparts 362 53.4
30 Enbridge Energy Partners 268 48.2
31 Williams 218 47.2
32 Hershey 463 46.2
33 Computer Sciences 153 44.8
34 Jacobs Engineering Group 241 43.8
35 Express Scripts 115 43.3
36 Emcor Group 370 42.6
37 Goodrich 354 42.6
38 Campbell Soup 309 41.7
39 Omnicare 392 40.4
40 Amgen 168 38.3
41 Enterprise GP Holdings 65 37.1
42 Apple 71 36.4
43 GameStop 296 36.0
44 Abbott Laboratories 80 35.1
45 Fluor 114 34.4
46 Fiserv 482 34.2
47 Affiliated Computer Services 401 33.3
48 Thermo Fisher Scientific 258 33.1
49 Chevron 3 33.1
50 Amazon.com 130 33.0
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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California 51
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Exxon Mobil $45,220.0
Chevron $23,931.0
Microsoft $17,681.0
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