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51. Steel Dynamics
Steel Dynamics
Rank: 51 (Previous rank: 76)
CEO: Keith E. Busse
Address: 6714 Pointe Inverness Way
Suite 200
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Country's fifth-largest producer of carbon-steel products has expanded scrap-metal segment.
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues 6,913.8 38 54
Net income** 551.5
Total return 84 3
Earnings per share 27 99
Share price  
As of 9/3/08 $21.87
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 6
Industry: Metals
Rank Company Revenues
($ millions)
1 Dynamic Materials 218.9
2 Metalico 681.3
3 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 7,521.0
4 RTI International Metals 637.7
5 Steel Dynamics 6,913.8
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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