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29. Natus Medical
Natus Medical
Rank: 29 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: James B. Hawkins
Address: 1501 Industrial Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
Medical-diagnostics maker broadened offerings with acquisitions including Xltek.
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues 139.8 57 15
Net income** 12.3
Total return 23 61
Earnings per share 64 37
Share price  
As of 9/3/08 $24.91
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 36
Industry: Health Care
Rank Company Revenues
($ millions)
1 Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 300.4
2 Amedisys 900.7
3 HealthExtras 2,233.3
4 Intuitive Surgical 753.7
5 Kendle International 633.3
6 Natus Medical 139.8
7 Omnicell 238.6
8 Psychiatric Solutions 1,686.0
From the Sept. 29th, 2008 issue
* The S&P 500 returned 4.41% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended June 30, 2008.
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