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Rank Company 500 Rank 2005 - 2010 % Annual Growth in EPS
1 Apple 35 57.8
2 Tech Data 109 57.5
3 DirecTV 110 57.1
4 Biogen Idec 476 53.0
5 AGCO 340 45.6
6 Western Digital 251 45.5
7 Micron Technology 287 44.9
8 Newmont Mining 260 44.6
9 Corning 350 42.7
10 Jarden 379 40.2
11 Amerigroup 396 39.6
12 Google 92 39.3
13 NRG Energy 276 37.5
14 Shaw Group 336 36.3
15 Comcast 66 35.7
16 Hewlett-Packard 11 35.1
17 MeadWestvaco 373 34.7
18 National Oilwell Varco 202 34.5
19 Monsanto 234 33.7
20 Cognizant Technology Solutions 484 33.2
21 Mosaic 346 32.1
22 Oshkosh 252 31.9
23 Lubrizol 423 31.1
24 Gilead Sciences 299 31.0
25 Cablevision Systems 321 29.5
26 AmerisourceBergen 27 29.1
27 Humana 79 28.2
28 Ross Stores 303 27.8
29 GameStop 262 26.9
30 TRW Automotive Holdings 171 26.7
31 Express Scripts 55 26.5
32 General Cable 465 26.2
33 Dominion Resources 162 26.0
34 Medco Health Solutions 34 25.3
35 Amazon.com 78 24.7
36 Cliffs Natural Resources 477 24.6
37 Cameron International 375 24.5
38 Agilent Technologies 419 24.4
39 World Fuel Services 133 24.1
40 Harris 429 24.0
41 Dollar Tree 390 23.8
42 Union Pacific 153 23.5
43 Exelon 141 23.3
44 Travelers Cos. 106 23.2
45 SanDisk 468 22.2
46 Broadcom 343 22.1
47 St. Jude Medical 436 21.5
48 Universal American 401 21.2
49 Polo Ralph Lauren 451 20.9
50 Raytheon 104 20.5
Issue date: May 23, 2011
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New York 57
California 53
Texas 51
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Microsoft 38
Goldman Sachs 54
Intel 56
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Exxon Mobil $30,460.0
AT&T $19,864.0
Chevron $19,024.0
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