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19. Atheros Communications
Atheros Communications
Rank: 19 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Craig H. Barratt
Address: 5480 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3644
Chipmaker's clients include computing, networking, and mobile-device manufacturers.
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues 456.7 44 39
Net income** 36.7
Total return 55 20
Earnings per share 61 40
Share price  
As of 9/3/08 $29.97
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 30
Industry: Technology
Rank Company Revenues
($ millions)
1 Apple 30,801.0
2 Atheros Communications 456.7
3 Atlantic Tele-Network 193.7
4 Ceradyne 756.6
5 Cognizant Technology Solutions 2,487.3
6 Concur Technologies 193.7
7 Dolby Laboratories 606.1
8 Google 19,611.3
9 Ladish Co. 449.5
10 NII Holdings 3,890.2
11 Perficient 231.9
12 Precision Castparts 7,036.7
13 Sigma Designs 242.1
14 Vasco Data Security International 125.5
15 Western Digital 8,074.0
From the Sept. 29th, 2008 issue
Notes:
* The S&P 500 returned 4.41% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended June 30, 2008.
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