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25. Stifel Financial
Stifel Financial
Rank: 25 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Ronald J. Kruszewski
Address: 501 North Broadway
St Louis, MO 63102-2188
Brokerage was ranked Wall Streetís top U.S. stock picker in 2008 by Starmine.

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 894.0 47 33
Net income** 54.3
Total return 27 19
Earnings per share 39 68
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $50.18
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 24
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
($ millions)
1 IntercontinentalExchange 12 837.4
2 Stifel Financial 25 894.0
3 NASDAQ OMX Group 42 3,729.9
4 BlackRock 50 4,750.8
5 FTI Consulting 61 1,333.9
6 Huron Consulting Group 72 684.2
From the August 31, 2009 issue
* Through June 30, 2009. The S&P 500 returned -8.22% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended on or before April 30, 2009.
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