Top companies: Profit growth
Rank Company Fastest-growing
rank
EPS growth
(3-year annual rate)
1 Sigma Designs 7 294%
2 Sepracor 61 228%
3 Hornbeck Offshore Services 30 214%
4 NASDAQ OMX Group 17 184%
5 Nutrisystem 20 149%
6 Omnicell 66 145%
7 Precision Castparts 32 129%
8 RTI International Metals 57 122%
9 T-3 Energy Services 2 117%
10 Manitowoc 33 107%
11 Cohen & Steers 65 107%
12 Atwood Oceanics 8 103%
13 Perini 14 103%
14 Darling International 11 101%
15 Allis-Chalmers Energy 3 96%
16 Ensco 18 95%
17 General Cable 12 91%
18 OYO Geospace 39 90%
19 Helmerich & Payne 16 88%
20 NRG Energy 21 86%
21 Superior Energy Services 15 86%
22 Arena Resources 1 85%
23 National Oilwell Varco 6 85%
24 Guess 22 84%
25 AZZ 28 83%
26 Dril-Quip 36 80%
27 Lindsay 38 78%
28 Vasco Data Security International 41 75%
29 DXP Enterprises 5 74%
30 Gulfmark Offshore 69 74%
31 Rowan Cos. 55 72%
32 Bucyrus International 4 71%
33 Google 24 71%
34 Cameron International 34 67%
35 Apple 31 65%
36 Ceradyne 56 65%
37 Natus Medical 29 64%
38 Hansen Natural 13 63%
39 Team 45 63%
40 Atheros Communications 19 61%
41 Western Digital 60 60%
42 Gardner Denver 48 59%
43 Oceaneering International 42 59%
44 Dynamic Materials 44 58%
45 Netflix 74 58%
46 Dolby Laboratories 82 56%
47 Central European Distribution 49 54%
48 Ladish Co. 80 51%
49 K-Tron International 53 51%
50 Freeport-McMoRan 10 51%
51 Brush Engineered Materials 84 51%
52 Gulfport Energy 23 50%
53 Genentech 89 50%
54 GameStop 27 50%
55 BlackRock 25 50%
56 BE Aerospace 78 49%
57 Intuitive Surgical 9 47%
58 Jones Lang LaSalle 87 47%
59 Smith International 73 47%
60 Kansas City Southern 81 47%
61 Psychiatric Solutions 64 47%
62 Navigators Group 92 47%
63 Huron Consulting Group 43 47%
64 Greenhill 90 46%
65 Cognizant Technology Solutions 62 46%
66 Helix Energy Solutions Group 59 45%
67 Gulf Island Fabrication 40 45%
68 First Advantage 85 45%
69 Buffalo Wild Wings 98 44%
70 Layne Christensen 63 44%
71 Holly 96 44%
72 Gilead Sciences 46 44%
73 Ion Geophysical 52 44%
74 Dawson Geophysical 35 43%
75 Atlantic Tele-Network 77 43%
76 Copano energy 71 42%
77 Morningstar 68 42%
78 NII Holdings 86 41%
79 Iconix Brand Group 47 39%
80 CB Richard Ellis Group 99 39%
81 Goldman Sachs Group 75 38%
82 Zumiez 97 38%
83 Metalico 26 35%
84 Concur Technologies 54 35%
85 Perficient 79 34%
86 LKQ 58 33%
87 Titanium Metals 95 33%
88 optionsXpress Holdings 91 32%
89 PetroQuest Energy 37 31%
90 XTO Energy 72 31%
91 Watson Wyatt Worldwide 88 31%
92 CME Group 100 31%
93 Amedisys 76 30%
94 Tower Group 93 30%
95 HealthExtras 70 29%
96 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 50 29%
97 Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 94 28%
98 Kendle International 67 27%
99 Steel Dynamics 51 27%
100 Baldor Electric 83 26%
From the Sept. 29th, 2008 issue
Top 25 Headquarters
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What Readers Say
They speak out on the Fastest-Growing Companies...
 
 
 

Allis-Chalmers Energy 124%
Arena Resources 117%
Nutrisystem 110%
Sigma Designs 294%
Sepracor 228%
Hornbeck Offshore Services 214%
Arena Resources 107%
T-3 Energy Services 101%
Steel Dynamics 84%
To qualify, a company must be incorporated in the U.S.; have a minimum market capitalization of $250 million on June 30, 2008; have a stock price of at least $5... More
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