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7. Sigma Designs
Sigma Designs
Rank: 7 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Trinh Q. Tran
Address: 1778 McCarthy Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035
Makes chips that power new media toys like Blu-ray DVD players and high-definition TVs.
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues 242.1 108 4
Net income** 69.5
Total return 22 63
Earnings per share 294 1
Share price  
As of 9/3/08 $16.37
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 12
Industry: Technology
Rank Company Revenues
($ 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
* The S&P 500 returned 4.41% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended June 30, 2008.
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